Author - Paul Butler, Signal Business Contributor

Paul Butler

This daily dialogue stirred me to think of the uselessness of most customer surveys. It’s almost as if the questioner is asking, “How are you?” and yet doesn’t really care about the response given. I experienced this recently with a local car...

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Paul Butler: Workplace politics

This week, I thought I’d keep it light and talk politics! People are paying a lot of interest to what the politicians are saying or not saying and, even more...

Paul Butler: Lessons learned

Recently, I was asked to present to a group of business students on the lessons I’ve learned starting and sustaining a business and organized my thoughts into...

Paul Butler: Improving yourself

I hadn’t seen Joe for a while, and then I bumped into him recently. We were catching up. and he was trying to recall what I do for a living. Joe said: “You’re...

Paul Butler: Workplace aristocracy

Are you sitting down as you read this?   Good.   This might shock you — I don’t like “Downton Abbey.” There, I said it.   In fact, if you were to ask me to...

Paul Butler: Follow the leader

When I was a young English schoolboy, we used to play a game called “Follow the Leader.”   Did you play that here as a kid? The basic premise of the schoolyard...