4Networking founder Brad Burton turns business mentor with Kingmaker programme

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Brad Burton

Straight-talking Brad Burton, founder of the UK’s largest networking business, has shifted his focus to a driven mentoring programme enabling participants to capitalise on the opportunities of a post-pandemic world.

Kingmaker – the name of Burton’s venture – is restricted to just 12 participants at a time and offers exclusive mentorship from the founder of 4Networking – the UK’s foremost business networking group.

Registrations are now open for the next Kingmaker programme, which begins on May 20th and sees Burton channelling his energy into enabling individuals and businesses to ‘rise from the ashes’ given the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.

An author of four best-selling business books and an in-demand motivational speaker, Burton is drawing on his own battles of the past year, which saw his multi-million-pound networking business be on the brink of collapse as a result of Covid-19.

He witnessed his business model obliterated as the annual 5,000 in-person networking sessions were halted. Utilising technology, Burton adapted the business model and launched online versions – 4NOnline, 1Networking and 3Networking, which not only saved his business but also those of the members.

The Kingmaker programme is one of a number of ideas Burton has planned to bring change and positivity in 2021. The 10-week programme consists of intense personal mentoring development including weekly group session and private one-to-ones with Burton, who also draws on his own personal journey, which includes drug addiction and unemployment.

“A year ago, I was looking at a business going from £100k a month to nothing but I wasn’t going to let that happen,” said Burton.

“It’s safe to say I’m no stranger to a challenging situation, and I believe in spending more time focusing on solutions rather than problems, which is why it is still going strong.”

The Kingmaker programme is about making those life-changing decisions – how you work, how you live and how to make a difference.

Change is difficult, but his 10-week programme aims to overcome that fear and instil in everyone who participates a pathway to success.

“There’s no fluff and no mincing of words, I tell it how it is. The Kingmaker is designed to help individuals make lasting changes that will not just be for 10 weeks, but well beyond that.”

Kingmaker draws an analogy from the game of chess in that its aim is to survive to win the game.

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  1. What a load of tripe.

    Burtons total membership is less than 2000 people, hardly the empire who wants to to believe he leads.

    And as for positivity, you won’t find a more destructive and decisive person than Brad Burton.

    1. 2000 more than yours you utter melt.

      Why on earth would you take to the press and post a comment like that? What is your intention?

      That bloke has the biggest heart on this planet


    2. Really? Do you have anything to validate your claim? Not to mention not having the decency to use your proper name. Also what are you trying to achieve by badmouthing him? You should try being kind instead you will feel better about yourself

  2. I attended the ten week Kingmaker programme earlier this year and it has been life changing. I’ve been lucky to make the decisions I have over the past two years that brought me into this programme. I went into it with an open mind and gave it my all.

    Week after week Brad delivered mind blowing sessions created to push you and elevate you to the next level. The lessons gained from Kingmaker will stay with me for life.

    I can 100% recommend this to anyone.

    Brad inspires so many people daily and really cares about those around him.

    He shows others that you should focus on winning your own race, compare yourself to you and bat away the negativity.

    One person will never please everyone but the difference in my life because of the inspiring, motivational and uplifting Kingmaker programme is quite clear.

    Brad Burton is a true Business Leader!

    Great article.

  3. My business was born right at the start of COVID-19 and having Brad Burton in my corner from a mentoring perspective has helped me massively with not only getting known, liked and trusted but has also helped me with confidence as a year ago I was extremely introverted.

    I have not been a part of Kingmaker – but if it is half as valuable as 4Networking has been to my business, it won’t be long before it happens.

    Everyone is entitled to their opinions and have the freedom to air those opinions. My opinion of Brad is a no-nonsense, no-bulls##t, shrewd businessman, who helps every person he meets.

  4. I signed up for the very first Kingmaker in November 2020, I know people slap the phrase “life changing” on many things but I can honestly say that being part of Kingmaker was life changing because as a direct result of the help, support and advice of Kingmaker I got to see my daughter again who I’d not seen in over a year.

    I cannot speak highly enough of the Kingmaker program or Brad Burton

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