Richard Hadden is a Certified Speaking Professional with a focus on Leadership and Employee Engagement. He is co-author of the “Contented Cows” leadership book series, and the new book, "Rebooting Leadership".
Richard has earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, the highest earned designation in the speaking industry, conferred by the National Speakers Association, and held by fewer than 7% of its members.
Richard Hadden was a manager for a large savings and loan association in the 1980’s. He learned computer programming and worked as a programmer and systems analyst in the field of multi-user microcomputer software, before the advent of PC’s. He was Director of Product Development for a software house in North Florida before starting his own software consulting business in 1986.
While consulting, he taught software design, principles of management, and international economics at Jacksonville University. He began working as a trainer and consultant to corporations and left the university in 1991. Since 1990 he has delivered keynote presentations and training programs for more than 800 audiences on five continents.
- Contented Cows Give Better Milk: Your People, Your Profit
- The Journey Thus Far: Foundations for a Fabulous Future!
- Rebooting Leadership
Customer Service, Employee Retention, Leadership, Coaching, Human resource, Business, Management
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“It’s always good to have a strong opening speaker, and that’s what you were! I appreciate your taking the time to get to know our members... Your extra effort showed in your presentation.” - National Air Duct Cleaners Association
“WOW!... you sure exceeded my expectations! I was convinced that you were going to do a good job. What we experienced, though, was the most well-prepared, well-researched keynote ever.” - Pioneer College Caterers
"When we invite individuals to speak to this group, we hope they are entertaining and also inspirational. You certainly measured up in both categories, and I must say I was particularly impressed with the research you did preparing your presentation. Making your presentation so personal to so many individuals made this event very special. - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
“Your message was loud and clear – happy employees mean more sales and more profits…Judging by the enclosed evaluations, our attendees will take it to heart and will work toward creating many Contented Cows. We look forward to working with you again.” - Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machines