Global Speaker

Rick is speaking at companies, colleges, and other educational institutions to current and future Chiefs. Rick is particularly engaged with companies that support Easterseals, the beneficiary of 100% of author proceeds from the second edition of Be Chief. Rick is sharing insights from a broad base of experience and engaging Chiefs at all ages and at all levels. Frequently, groups are choosing to work to apply new ideas as they develop their own customized Power Compass. Topics include:

  • Being Your Best Self
  • Being Chief – Unleashing Your Power
  • Driving Sustainable Growth
  • Unlocking Potential in Your Organization
  • The Actions and Attributes of Growth
  • Being Chief When You’re Not In Charge
  • Being Chief Before the Interview

[Rick recently giving a TEDx talk]


Rick works one-on-one with senior executives and Chiefs at any level as a confidant and trusted advisor, primarily on long-term engagements that support the client’s business and personal growth. Rick also works with teams. Rick’s broad and extensive experience supports executives and other Chiefs challenged to grow in tough times. These engagements focus on customers, competitors, costs, capital, communities, and culture. The result is always sustainable, next-level personal and professional growth.

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Power Compass

Rick developed a simple, unconventional, research-based strategy and tool that enables all Chiefs to drive sustainable growth. He calls it the Power Compass. Get started with it today to determine how you might enable more Chiefs in your organization, or how you might step up to be Chief yourself.



Rick blogs regularly on relevant topics related to leadership, success, growth, and overcoming challenges. Receive blog updates in your Facebook news feed by liking the BEING CHIEF Facebook Fan Page