Why Work With Us

Excellence, customer focus and innovation are the mind, heart and soul of C3 Excellence, Inc.  It has been our work since 1985 under the name of International Management Technologies.  Our insights, passion and joy are contagious.   We’d love to share them with you.

Others may say they address these topics… as a sideline.   For us, they are our core expertise, our genius, how we get incomparable results, why clients say we’ve significantly improved their customers’ experience.   Despite our success and confidence, we remain humble because we know every client will bring us unique challenges and new insights.

Here is what makes us unique and may be of value to you:

  • The customer-centered culture (C3) system. Developed and refined over thirty years, C3 enables you to align strategic direction, product and service excellence, employee engagement, sustainable customer delight and superior enterprise performance. C3 is the foundation under everything we do.
  • A broad range of programs on customer-focused excellence. These include inspiring keynotes, highly interactive workshops tailored to any audience, rapid strategic planning, mentoring for leaders and change agents, project management leadership, and scalable transformation initiatives.
  • Our training programs are neither built from scratch, nor delivered in a rigid cookie-cutter fashion. Your situation is unique so we tailor for you, to obtain optimum relevance, our highly-regarded programs that have evolved and stood the test of time.
  • Tools and related methodology, unavailable elsewhere. This is easily learned and transferable to your internal change leaders and improvement teams. The objective is to develop advanced capability of your internal resources, achieving mastery and self-sufficiency in leading and sustaining excellence.
  • Highly regarded books and publications, including Robin Lawton’s first 5-star ranked book on Amazon, Creating a Customer-Centered Culture: Leadership in Quality, Innovation and Speed (Quality Press, 1993). His latest is Mastering Excellence: A Leader’s Guide to Aligning Strategy, Culture, Customer Experience and Measures of Success (2017)
  • Thought-leading material that we integrate with innovative best practices of other leaders and with initiatives you already have in place.
  • #1 speaker, of 88 evaluated by an international leadership organization.
  • Best-in-class awards won by our clients, as a direct result of applying our C3 methodology.
  • Our founder, Robin Lawton. The significance of his contributions to leaders of 21st century knowledge-intensive enterprises has been compared to that of Edwards Deming, Russell Ackoff, Joseph Juran and Peter Drucker, management gurus for the industrial age of the 20th
  • A strong belief that humor and fun make acquiring new knowledge and achieving outstanding results much easier than it otherwise would be.