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Richard speaks to a wide range of audiences, from churches and schools to professional conferences and corporate meetings. 


Finding Your Third Place

At a time when our nation is facing an epidemic of loneliness, when communities are suffering from loss of trust, low levels of engagement, despair, and political polarization, what if the answer to many of our problems lies in a simple idea? What if we just need to pay attention to the places where we find ourselves?

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Ethical Decision Making for Professionals
Ethical decision-making is one of the chief responsibilities of leaders in any profession, especially since ethics is a crucial factor in workplace safety, employee engagement, and productivity. This program will introduce the “Four Way Method for Ethical Decision-Making” for working through and communicating difficult decisions with coworkers, clients, and the public.
Building an Ethical Culture in Your Organization
The Power of Servant Leadership
Organizations and professional associations put a great deal of stress on individual ethics, but we know that the chief influence on people's behavior is the people around them.  This presentation looks at effective and proven methods of creating an ethical culture, so that employees can bring their best selves to work, feel more engaged, more creative, and more likely to do the right thing when a crisis arises.  
The key to effective leadership is simple: engaging others in meaningful commitment to a shared purpose.  But what is simple to describe may be difficult to put into practice.  This presentation examines the history of Servant Leadership, describes the principles that inform it, and provides practical advice for becoming more of a servant leader in one’s own life.  Filled with inspiring examples of individuals and organizations who are changing the way America thinks about leadership.
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