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Ron Kaufman

Ron Kaufman

Keynote Speaker: Author and World’s Leading Educator & Motivator for Uplifting Customer Service

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Ron Kaufman Biography

Ron Kaufman is the world’s leading educator and motivator for uplifting customer service and building service cultures.

Rated one of the “Top 25 Who’s Hot” speakers by Speaker Magazine, Ron presents powerful insights and global best practices from working with clients on every continent for more than twenty years. His energetic keynote speeches and workshops have inspired millions.

He is author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller, “Uplifting Service! The Proven Path to Delighting Your Customers, Colleagues and Everyone Else You Meet” and 14 other books on service, business and inspiration. Ron is also the founder
of UP! Your Service, a company that enables leaders and organizations to build Uplifting Service cultures for sustainable advantage.

Ron’s experience and passionate commitment to results have been distilled into proven methods to help clients upgrade service performance and build strong service cultures. His unique approaches to learning and leadership have been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.

Ron was invited to Asia in 1990 by Singapore Airlines and the government of Singapore to create and launch a national service quality training organization.

He is a graduate of Brown University, USA with studies in France, London and Berkeley, California. He is a professional member of the Author’s Guild, Global Speakers Federation and International Association of Learning Providers.

Ron resides in Singapore and travels widely to promote and realize a vision of “Our world where everyone is educated and inspired to excel in service.”

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Ron Kaufman Speaking Topics

Leading the Service-Focused Culture: Creating Superior Service from the C-Suite

The driving force of a service-focused culture is a group of inspired leaders who are convinced of and committed to the long-term value of service excellence. Learn how the leadership team can build the alignment needed to embrace a common service vision and the actions required to make that vision a reality.

Building Your Business with Service Partnerships: Making the Most of the Relationships That Matter

At the core of a service-focused company are strong internal and external partnerships. Listen to practical steps and easy-to-learn techniques that teams, cross-functional groups, internal service departments, and others can use to immediately get more cooperation from – and alignment with – the business relationships that matter the most.

Uplifting Service: Exceeding Customer Expectations One Action at a Time

Providing superior service is essential to continued success in a competitive world but toomany executives still regard service as “the fuzzy stuff” – they don’t know how to measure, manage or make it happen on a companywide scale. Watch and learn specific action steps you can take to fly over customers’ rising expectations and immediately improve the quality of service delivered at all levels of the company.

Capturing the Power of a Superior Service Culture: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage

In a world where customers and staff have increasing options, companies with a powerful service reputation and an Uplifting Service culture are attracting and retaining the best talent, achieving market leadership and enjoying sustainable success. In fact, building a service-focused culture today is no longer an option — it’s a competitive necessity. This session provides senior executives with the opportunity to step back and answer the question, “Is the service culture that exists in my company today providing me with a strong competitive advantage for tomorrow? If so, what can I do to keep it growing stronger? And if not, what can I do to make it better right now?” Packed with case studies and best practice examples from companies around the world, Capturing The Power Of A Superior Service Culture shows you why some organizations succeed beautifully – and others fail miserably. Participate in this presentation to find out what works, what doesn’t, what your organization should do, and what you must avoid.

Key Learning Points:

• Why an Uplifting Service culture earns you a sustainable advantage.

• How to engineer your service culture with a proven three-part architecture and implementation roadmap.

• How to align The 12 Building Blocks of Service Culture™ to get more impact from the activities you are already doing.

• How to track, improve and measure the value of your service culture.

• Why a weak service culture leads to more complaints, lower margins and higher staff turnover – and how you can avoid these problems.

Culture Keynote

Ron Kaufman Videos

Questions & Answers on The Future of Service Excellence by Ron ...
Keynote Speech by Ron Kaufman on Service Culture at Swiss Excellence Awards
Ron Kaufman: "Uplifting Service" | Talks at Google

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What topics does Ron Kaufman speak about?

Ron Kaufman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Customer Service, Inspirational, Virtual Speakers, Motivational and Leadership.

Where does Ron Kaufman travel from?

Ron Kaufman generally travels from Singapore and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Ron Kaufman is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Customer Service, Inspirational and Virtual Speakers. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ron Kaufman for live events is $30,000 - $50,000, and for virtual events $20,000 - $30,000. Ron Kaufman generally travels from Singapore and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Shep Hyken, Dennis Snow and Horst Schulze. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ron Kaufman for an upcoming event.

Ron Kaufman Speaking Topics

  • Leading the Service-Focused Culture: Creating Superior Service from the C-Suite

    The driving force of a service-focused culture is a group of inspired leaders who are convinced of and committed to the long-term value of service excellence. Learn how the leadership team can build the alignment needed to embrace a common service vision and the actions required to make that vision a reality.

  • Building Your Business with Service Partnerships: Making the Most of the Relationships That Matter

    At the core of a service-focused company are strong internal and external partnerships. Listen to practical steps and easy-to-learn techniques that teams, cross-functional groups, internal service departments, and others can use to immediately get more cooperation from – and alignment with – the business relationships that matter the most.

  • Uplifting Service: Exceeding Customer Expectations One Action at a Time

    Providing superior service is essential to continued success in a competitive world but toomany executives still regard service as “the fuzzy stuff” – they don’t know how to measure, manage or make it happen on a companywide scale. Watch and learn specific action steps you can take to fly over customers’ rising expectations and immediately improve the quality of service delivered at all levels of the company.

  • Capturing the Power of a Superior Service Culture: Creating a Sustainable Competitive Advantage

    In a world where customers and staff have increasing options, companies with a powerful service reputation and an Uplifting Service culture are attracting and retaining the best talent, achieving market leadership and enjoying sustainable success. In fact, building a service-focused culture today is no longer an option — it’s a competitive necessity. This session provides senior executives with the opportunity to step back and answer the question, “Is the service culture that exists in my company today providing me with a strong competitive advantage for tomorrow? If so, what can I do to keep it growing stronger? And if not, what can I do to make it better right now?” Packed with case studies and best practice examples from companies around the world, Capturing The Power Of A Superior Service Culture shows you why some organizations succeed beautifully – and others fail miserably. Participate in this presentation to find out what works, what doesn’t, what your organization should do, and what you must avoid.

    Key Learning Points:

    • Why an Uplifting Service culture earns you a sustainable advantage.

    • How to engineer your service culture with a proven three-part architecture and implementation roadmap.

    • How to align The 12 Building Blocks of Service Culture™ to get more impact from the activities you are already doing.

    • How to track, improve and measure the value of your service culture.

    • Why a weak service culture leads to more complaints, lower margins and higher staff turnover – and how you can avoid these problems.

  • Culture Keynote

Ron Kaufman Videos

Questions & Answers on The Future of Service Excellence by Ron ...
Keynote Speech by Ron Kaufman on Service Culture at Swiss Excellence Awards
Ron Kaufman: "Uplifting Service" | Talks at Google
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