Richard Hadden | Expert Leadership

About:  Richard Hadden | Expert Leadership

Richard Hadden is a Certified Speaking Professional, author, and leadership consultant 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.


  • Master of Business Administration from The University of North Florida, Jacksonville.
  • Bachelor of Science in Management from Jacksonville University.

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, Richard Hadden taught software design, principles of management, and international economics at Jacksonville University from 1988-1991.

Richard Hadden | Expert Leadership

Since 1990 he has delivered keynote presentations and training programs on Leadership and Employee Engagement for more than 850 audiences on five continents. In 2000, he received the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association. This is the highest earned designation in the speaking profession.

Richard Hadden 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.

A classically trained vocalist, Richard serves on the Advisory Board of the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus. He loves to cook – primarily because he loves to eat. And even though he travels a lot in his business, he loves to travel for fun. His favorite destination is his wife Christine’s native Scotland. Richard and Christine have two young adult children and live in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Bottom Line Leadership Half-Day or Full-Day Seminar
Sound, no-nonsense leadership lessons presented in a fast-paced, interactive format.

This seminar is conducted in-house, specifically for your organization, by Bill Catlette and/or Richard Hadden.

Bottom Line Leadership causes participants to take a hard look at their people practices and ask… Are we really doing what we should to get sustained peak performance from our workforce? Are our people committed? Have we enabled them to do their best work? Do they know we care? Does any of this matter?


Finding and Keeping the Best
A Breakout Session or Seminar on Employee Recruiting & Retention

Practical. Tactical. Do this. Don't do this. How to find, and keep the talent you need to grow your business.

This seminar can be delivered in-house, or as a breakout session at a conference or convention.


Employee Engagement Intensive
Your Topic. Your Issues. Totally Customized For You.

Because one size fits ONE.


We know that every organization is different. And that includes yours. You have your own culture, your own strengths, your own problems.

Give us your toughest workforce challenges. Those things that keep you, and other leaders in your organization up at night. We'll research your issues, talk to your people, and go deep, to develop a presentation that speaks to what's bugging you.


Whether it's Employee Engagement, motivation, recruiting, retention, generational issues… whatever it might be. We can help, with real world solutions. Get in touch, and let's talk about crafting a training session just for your audience.

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Title 3: Leading a Multigenerational Workforce

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