Rick provides corporate and public sector training, instructor certification, keynote presentations, executive coaching, and applied behavioral sciences consulting to enhance performance and organizational results.
He believes that the Interpersonal Dimension of Influence is vital — especially the Strategic Dimension of Influence related to navigating and mastering organizational politics and power dynamics.
Rick’s key clients include American Express, Apple Computer, Avon Products, Autodesk, Best Buy, Caremark, Charles Schwab, Chase Manhattan, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Discover Financial, Gap Inc., Genentech, Hertz, Kinko’s, MCI WorldCom, Mitsubishi, Pfizer, The Prudential, Time Warner, Tyco, and Wellpoint.
Rick holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Management at the University of Arizona, received his M.A. in School Psychology from St. Lawrence University, and his B.A. in Psychology from Case Western Reserve. He’s taught graduate and undergraduate courses for the University of Bridgeport, College of Saint Rose and the University of Arizona.
He resides in Mill Valley, CA.
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They really focus on helping us succeed in any way they can and definitely lifted up our leadership and management development capabilities.
Learning & Development
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Senior Marketing Manager
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HR Manager, BU Radiology Informatics
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Michelle A. Mitchell
Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources
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VP Human Resources
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Director, Software Engineering, EPG
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Director of HR
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We have been very pleased with the high quality management development programs that LSA Global has designed and delivered to meet our unique needs.
They have world class facilitators and the knowledge gained by our management team has been put into practice very quickly.
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Cindee Van Vleck
Director Human Resources
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Director of Human Resources
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Director, HR Business Partner
LSA exceeded all my expectations.
We interviewed 7 potential training and consulting partners and selected LSA due to their expertise, flexibility, and breadth and depth of leadership solutions.
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They have done an excellent job diagnosing the business situation, designing an approach that fits our unique culture, and delivering first class solutions. Thank you!
VP Human Resources
LSA is an instrumental training outsourcing partner helping us to build leadership and management capacity while strategically investing in our people.
LSA’s flexibility, depth, and breadth of expertise allows us to deliver top quality solutions that are directly tied to key business plans and talent management strategies.
Their ability to custom design, deliver, and evaluate high impact Management Training Programs has been excellent. They are true business partners and a pleasure to work with.
Margaret M. Mader
Vice President, Human Resources
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