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Rich Bracken

Rich Bracken

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  • Keynote storyteller, emcee, television personality, podcast host and vlogger who assists companies, associations and individuals to perform at their highest levels personally and professionally.
  • Emotional intelligence expert | Professor of leadership | Goal achievement virtuoso.
  • Presentations blend data, tactical takeaways, and strategic insights with metaphors, comedy and entertainment.
  • Award winning sales & marketing executive and husband & father to two hilarious sons.

Rich Bracken is a global keynote speaker, marketing executive, & media personality.

He routinely works with associations, companies and individuals around the globe looking to establish sustainable change and improvement in their approach to achieving their goals. Rich is a frequent speaker and writer on topics such as emotional intelligence, leadership, goal setting and achievement, change management, and communication. From Fortune 10 companies to global organizations, he works with clients to understand their specific needs, culture and presents at a level of familiarity that feels as if he’s a member of the company. He’s also worked with clients to establish internal video series to further the education and engagement around specific topics.

As an author, professor of leadership and speaker, he has used his energetic, insightful and often comedic approach to influence leaders and organizations through features such with Fox News, CBS News, Thrive Global, Vice, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Million Dollar Roundtable and Reader’s Digest.

He also is the host of the uplifting EnRich Your Soul podcast where he shares insight on motivation through his own experience as well as interviews with celebrities and thought leaders.

Personally, Rich is a former college football player who went on to lose over 100lbs after his playing days. His monumental weight loss is strengthened by discipline to have kept it off for over 20 years. The lessons learned from this endeavor, as well as his recent running of The New York City Marathon, are themes he weaves into his presentations on change management and goal achievement.

Rich is a proud graduate of the University of Memphis where he earned undergraduate and graduate degrees. He has also enjoyed a full, action-packed life as a global touring house music DJ, television host, national game show contestant and musician. He is a music and movie junkie who loves to cook, be active and play golf.

Rich calls Minneapolis home where he spends his free time with his wife, Caryn and their two sons, Beau and Taylor.

Achieving Balance Through Emotional Intelligence

Whether or not you realize it, your emotional intelligence plays a critical role in your everyday life. From the moment you wake up until the moment you close your eyes at night, your EQ helps you make decisions that can make or break your day. In this presentation, Rich will dive into the core elements of emotional intelligence and how you can leverage them for personal and professional happiness. Through this discovery, he will arm you with the awareness of your EQ to help you succeed and grow every single day, especially in the face of constant change and adversity.

Emotional Intelligence for Optimal Leadership

Leaders face the daunting task of stepping forward and leading a project, team, organization or company towards their ultimate goals and highest performance. However, from the smallest startup, to the largest corporation, leaders often overlook emotional intelligence as their key factor to keeping it all together. This presentation will give leaders of any experience level the keys to unlocking their full potential. While discussing the foundation of emotional intelligence, the top issues that leaders face will be revealed with exercises to help combat these landmines that can derail even the strongest of personalities. For your top leaders, and your up-and-comers, this is a key lesson in how to take control over your emotions, your impact and your effectiveness before change and catastrophe can disrupt progression.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Leadership Success

While it would be ideal to have a glowing path from current status to ideal goal, you can create one for your organization by using three things that every leader should have: a brain, a heart and courage. Rich discusses how the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” translates into effective leadership by leveraging these three traits into goal setting and achievement for any organization, big or small.

He will discuss how the lack of any of the three could derail your company’s focus and success and how each can be maximized using simple daily behavior. Additionally, he will propose action steps and takeaways for the audience to start implementing the moment they return to their company. Building on examples where companies have succeeded or failed due to some simple communication tactics learned in this presentation.

Destroy Your Goals & Maintain Change

Goals are ironically one of the most difficult things to attain. From individuals to companies, strategic goals, sales goals and weight loss goals, we struggle to hit the mark on what seems to be most important. It’s the reason that health clubs are packed in January and less so in February. It’s the excitement of a shiny new company initiative, only to have momentum lost halfway through the quarter.

This presentation will change all of those previous cultures by providing you and your organization the keys to successful goal achievement. Whether it’s a short-term change or a long-term initiative, you will be positioned to be successful and maintain that success.

Leveraging Client Experience to Create Raving Fans

In an extremely competitive landscape, how can you develop a strategy of differentiation without battling it out on cost? You deliver an ideal client experience. With the creation of the ultimate client experience, you can separate yourself from the log jam of competitors while also creating a roster of clients who will sing your praises in the marketplace. Through this enhancement, you will also create a culture of pride and positivity in your firm. In this presentation, Rich will walk the audience through the identification of current status vs. ideal status of your client experience and how to implement internal strategies to build a new culture of excellence.

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