Inspiring leaders and managers to build champion teams and customers for life.
As a five time CEO and current Company Chairman and Director, Bruce is a proven transformation leader with extensive experience across a range of industries including real estate, media, financial services, technology and retail. He is a passionate leader of change, and he believes that better leadership is critical to improving business performance through people.
His various achievements include:
- Led real estate giant Colliers out of the 1990’s property recession;
- In six months took a single product from losing $600,000 per year to a $2.2 million profit;
- Also led Kerry Packer’s ACP Media, and iconic NZ company Canterbury International;
- Oversaw the largest debt restructure in NZ corporate history – $1.8 billion at Yellow Pages Group;
- Has made over 2,000 speeches and presentations in NZ, Australia, Asia, UK and USA.
Bruce is now a professional director with a portfolio comprising six boards, is a highly regarded advisor to business leaders, and is one of Australasia’s leading conference keynote speakers.
The best leaders don’t shout
How to engage your people, manage millennials and get things done.
In The Best Leaders Don’t Shout five time CEO Bruce Cotterill shares the lessons he learned fixing broken businesses and rebuilding shattered teams. In this jargon free book and enlightened pathway to improving business performance, Bruce tells memorable stories and shares simple tools, lists and templates, summaries and questions that will help everyone from CEOs to team leaders to build better workplaces, more engaged teams, and happier customers.
Once you read this book, you’ll want a copy for each and every person on your leadership team. Your people will thank you, and so will your customers, and bank manager.
This is a very powerful book filled with laser-focused insights on how to lead an organisation to great success. It is one of the few business books I would consider a must read.
John Spence – USA Top 100 Business Thought Leader
OveR 5000 copies sold IN NEW ZEALAND.
Do you aspire to be a better leader? purchase your copy today.
IN MY OPINION…
We've been talking about it for a long time. It's casually referred to as dumbing down. I always thought it was an accidental by-product of experimenting with different approaches to teaching and learning. But I'm starting to wonder if it's intentional. I'm also...
Somebody once said that big organisations are dumb. The comment wasn't meant to be mean or disparaging. It simply meant that as organisations become larger, the challenges in staying close to customers, responding quickly to changes in the market, and having the...
I never thought I would go there. But last week I had the opportunity to go and I did. I never thought I would go to Pike River. In fact, I never gave the topic much thought at all. Despite the tragedy there almost 12 years ago, I had become numb to it. Not because of...
I'm disappointed about the America's Cup. I don't mind admitting that I enjoyed the hoop-la of the event — the crowds, the racing and the unbridled pride that came with it. Every time we've hosted it, Auckland has created an environment and atmosphere better than any...
Goals are funny things, we talk about them, set them, often discard them, and very occasionally achieve them. Mostly, we set them in our mind. That makes them easy to walk away from. The goal-setting gurus say we should write them down. But in my experience, it's only...
Riding for good: Bruce Cotterill and Paul Muir are cycling the length of New Zealand to raise money for Men's Mental Health and Prostate Cancer. You can follow them on Instagram @bikeforblokes and at www.bikeforblokes.co.nz I have to admit that I'm usually fully...