Dr. Rick Goodman’s Bio
Dr. Rick Goodman, CSP, is renowned as one of the most sought-after leadership and engagement experts. His keynote presentations and breakout sessions have produced transformational results leading to happier employees, increased productivity and, most importantly, HIGHER PROFITS.
Dr. Rick has the distinction of delivering over 1,000 presentations in all 50 states and six countries. In 2014, he earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation.
Established in 1980, the CSP is the speaker profession’s international measure of speaking experience and skill.
Fewer than one percent of all professional speakers worldwide hold this designation.
Dr. Rick is a successful entrepreneur who walks his talk and shares his winning philosophy with his audiences. 1988, he created and sold one of the largest medical practices in Missouri. That same year, Dr. Rick founded a new enterprise that is still active today. His goal is to introduce his leadership and team building formulas and systems into 10,000 businesses worldwide.
In March 2000, Dr. Rick became Vice President of Neurology Associates Group, and, in just three years, grew the franchise from two facilities to 13, with more than 100 employees and revenues in the millions. Then, in 2002, Dr. Rick also founded Advantage Continuing Education Seminars (ACES), which has become one of the fastest-growing continuing education companies in its field, providing programs in seven distinct categories, including legal, accounting, human resources, medical, construction, sales and marketing, and customer service.
In addition to his 30-year speaking career, Dr. Rick is the author of three books: “Living a Championship Life – A Game Plan for Success,” a book combining his success philosophy with stories compiled during his tenure as one of the team physicians for the Super Bowl champion St. Louis Rams and the St. Louis Ambush professional indoor soccer team; “My Team Sucked: Ten Rules That Turned Them Into Rock Stars A Small Book with Big Solutions” on leadership, engagement and business growth; and his latest book “The Solutions-Oriented Leader: Your Comprehensive Guide to Achieve World-Class Results”
Dr. Rick’s writing style integrates real-life stories with innovative and engaging solutions to real-world challenges. His articles are a favorite with national publications and corporate/ association newsletters. His books, CDs, DVDs, online learning and virtual presentations are all designed for achievers who want to grow and implement a system that fosters great leadership!