Offer your audience an experience that’s fun, informative, and unforgettable! They will absorb the elements of Nordstrom’s world-class customer service culture and employee engagement while having a good time in the process. Organizations, large and small, have found his message to be relevant to their missions.
A master storyteller with a passion for his clients, Robert has presented engaging keynote programs and half-day workshops to organizational gatherings in over 27 countries, from intimate retreats of 20 to industry conventions of over 2000.
Robert is acknowledged as the leading authority on the Nordstrom company. He is the only one to have interviewed three of the four generations of Nordstrom family leadership. His three decades of studying this world-class, customer-obsessed company has yielded a series of books under the umbrella title of, The Nordstrom Way. The most recent version, The Nordstrom Way to Customer Experience Excellence: Creating a Values-Driven Service Culture, was selected Top Business Book of the Year by Forbes magazine.
Robert has been a keen observer of Jeff Bezos and the evolution of Amazon since its launch in 1995. His international bestseller, Amazon.com: Get Big Fast (published in 2000) details the origins of the world’s most disruptive company. Translated into 16 languages, the heavily-researched, fast-moving case study explains how Bezos knew that continual evolution was key to survival. Key to that evolution is an unrelenting commitment to customer service.
There are many lessons to learn from Amazon, particularly Bezos’s mantra that it’s always “DAY ONE.”
Robert teaches a class at Western Washington University that examines how retailers throughout modern history either evolve or die, and looks at how the survivors continually find ways to evolve.
You understood our customer issues and were able to provide a framework by which our team could understand the implications for providing outstanding customer service.
Your brainstorming session was empowering for the managers, many of whom commented about their eagerness to share the outcomes with their teams.
Robert’s insights were most informative. Our audience enjoyed hearing his perspectives.
When it comes to customer service, Robert practices what he preaches.
Robert’s entertaining and inspiring keynote presentation resonated with attendees at Starwood’s Leadership Conference. We received many positive comments about his message of customer service and the importance of teamwork and collaboration.
Robert has a unique ability to inspire and motivate, and his ability to tell the story is second to none.
Robert did an excellent job connecting with our audience of luxury real estate professionals. Our group loved him! Nothing but glowing reviews.