Richard Hadden


About Richard Hadden - Author & Speaker on Leadership & Employee Engagement:

Richard Hadden is an author and leadership expert who focuses on the connection between people and profit. He is co-author of the popular Contented Cows leadership book series, including his latest book, Contented Cows STILL Give Better Milk, and also the book Rebooting Leadership.

Richard developed and practiced his leadership skills as a manager in both financial services and information technology. He was Director of Product Development for a software company in North Florida before starting his own technology consulting business in 1986. Gradually, his consulting focus shifted from information technology to human resources, leadership, and management.

While consulting, he taught software design, principles of management, and international economics at Jacksonville University from 1988-1991.

Since 1990 he has delivered keynote presentations and training programs on Leadership and Employee Engagement for more than 850 audiences on five continents. 

Richard has appeared on CNN and MSNBC, and his work has been featured in Business Week, Entrepreneur, and Inc. magazines, as well as in many trade and professional publications.

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What Richard Hadden Talks About:

Contented Cows Give Better Milk – Your People…Your Profit
Leadership, and the bottom line value of employee engagement, based on the principles in Bill’s and Richard’s popular book| Contented Cows STILL Give Better Milk. Designed for leadership audiences.

The Oomph Factor! Making the Extra Mile the Best Part of the Trip
Going above and beyond, being truly engaged, in pursuit of organizational objectives is a conscious decision each of makes every day. This program outlines the habits and traits of people we call “Extra Milers” – what they do to contribute to their organizations’ success. Designed for leadership and non-leadership audiences.

The Journey Thus Far: Foundations for a Fabulous Future!
Delivered by Richard Hadden only. Highly entertaining, motivational keynote celebrating your people, your organization, and your successes. Designed for almost any audience.

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