Dr. Rick Goodman speaks from real-life experiences and achieves great results! Dr. Rick is the author of "Living a Championship Life: A Game Plan for Success" and coauthor of "Jamie’s Journey 'Travels with My Dad'" which has been widely acclaimed since its release. His high-energy content rich keynotes, seminars and workshops are designed for associations and firms of all sizes that want to maximize their potential.
After developing one of the largest healthcare practices in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Rick formed Goodman Presentations, a consulting company designed to provide physicians with specific tools and systems, enabling them to grow their practices and rapidly achieve financial independence. In '95, Dr. Rick became a medical staff member for two professional sports teams, the St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Ambush. Soon after, Dr. Rick sold his medical practice and founded a new consulting company whose primary mission was to introduce his teambuilding concepts and systems into the corporate sector.
Dr. Rick was then hired by two of the largest corporations in America, McDonnell Douglas and the Boeing Corporations, implementing his proprietary strategies on forming and executing self-directed work teams in all of their production facilities. Dr. Rick had the opportunity to work directly with leaders from all branches of the armed services. They aimed to increase the productivity of their employees, maximize their efficiency and cut costs. In the first two years, the program saved each of the companies several million dollars and prevented layoffs at all of their facilities.
In 2000, Dr. Rick became VP of Operations for Neurology Associates Group, Inc., helping the company grow from two multi-disciplinary medical facilities to 11 facilities in just three years. His success made Neurology Associates Group one of the largest medical practices in south Florida. Founded by Dr. Rick Goodman in 2000, Advantage Continuing Education Seminars has become one of the fastest growing continuing education companies in its field. ACES now provides a full lineup of seminars and products to help further knowledge and fulfill continuing education requirements in seven distinct categories, including legal, accounting, human resources, medical, construction, sales and marketing, and customer service.
Dr. Goodman is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), the International Federation for Professional Speakers (IFPS), and a board member for the Florida Speakers Association (FSA). Dr. Rick has worked with elite professional athletes as well as with extraordinary members of the corporate and military sectors. He has led over 1,000 workshops and seminars since he began. Dr. Goodman has served as consultant to the Army and Navy, set up change management processes that have allowed success to flourish at McDonnell Douglas, Heineken, and Boeing, and has acted as a business consultant and process improvement specialist for countless other Fortune 500 companies and organizations including the American Red Cross, AT&T, IBM, HP, Hyatt, Merrill Lynch and Franklin Templeton Investments.
- The Power of One
- Striving for Excellence
- Leadership in Action // Leadership In Action: Accelerate Your Success
- Living a Championship Life // Transform Your Team Into Champions
- Business & Life Reinvention // Optimize Your Opportunities
- Change Management
- Successful Negotiation
- Conflict Management
- Team Building Excellence // Be an Effective Team Leader
- Communication Mastery
Business, Motivation, Team Building, Negotiation, Conflict resolution, Communication, Hiring, Success, Sports, Leadership
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