‘Strait Talking’ - Practical lessons from an extraordinary ‘Walk of life’ with guest Chris White saxophonist from ‘The Straits’ (formerly Dire Straits).

October 5, 2012
Hosted by Chris Cooper

[Download MP3] [itunes] [Bookmark Episode]

Guest Information

Episode Description

Ever dreamed of being a rockstar and touring the world? If so - you are not alone! My guest on this show achieved that very dream. Chris White is best known for - the saxophone sound of Dire Straits. His work with the band included the "Brothers in Arms " and " Every Street " World Tours, the " On Every Street " and " On The Night " albums, and the legendary " Live Aid " and " Mandela " concerts. We will be discussing practical lessons from his remarkable life in music, including acquiring mastery, dealing with challenging people, teams and managing nerves. Uncomfortable speaking in front of a small group? Then 1.9 billion viewers at Live Aid may put things into perspective! Or if you are away from family on business for a week or two then what must it be like to be on tour with your team night after night for 16 months? Do join us for a fascinating insight into the life and lessons learned while playing with Dire Straits and artists such as Paul McCartney and Robbie Williams.

The Business Elevation Show with Chris Cooper - Be More. Achieve More

The Business Elevation Show with Chris Cooper - Be More. Achieve More

Friday at 8 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

The Business Elevation Show provides the inspiration to help you elevate the success of your business, your people and yourself. If you want to grow more successful businesses and teams and become the very best you can be then this show will provide you with the insight and wisdom. It will help you to Be More to Achieve More.

Accessed in over 50 countries each month the show highlights the key principles in business and personal success with guests and host who talk from experience. It’s an energizing, warm and inspiring show that supports your journey to elevated business, entrepreneurial and personal success.

Since 2011 the show has included many very successful high achievers, entrepreneurs, speakers and subject experts from around the world who inspire others to achieve more. The Business Elevation Show airs live Fridays at 8 AM Pacific/4 PM GMT on VoiceAmerica Business.

  • Snag
  • ecard
  • Bookmark and Share
Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper

Chris Cooper helps business leaders to elevate the performance of their business, their people and themselves. With a background in major brands such as Mars Inc he worked in sales, mar-keting, HR, training, procurement and logistics to board level. His first consultancy became a multi-million pound business within 3 years.

Today, Chris helps business people elevate performance through consultancy, coaching, training, professional speaking, writing and broadcasting. His coaching programme ‘The Elevation Programme’ has helped many business owners to profitably grow their businesses since 2008.

As a speaker he talks about lessons from his book ‘The Power To Get Things Done (Whether You Feel Like It Or Not) co written with Dr Steven Levinson (published by Penguin Random House USA in December 2015).

His radio show is accessed in over 50 countries and has aired since 2011, making him a highly experienced on-line radio host. Having undertaken hundreds of interviews with international ex-perts and thought leaders he has been described as one of the most credible business experts in the UK. Chris lives in Leicestershire, England with his wife Ruth and two young boys. Hobbies include taking his soccer mad eldest son to watch Leicester City FC, playing rock guitar, keeping fit, fly fishing and transforming his Victorian home and garden into a beautiful space.

  • Snag
  • ecard
  • Bookmark and Share