Ric Willmot assists organisations to improve productivity and performance as a conference speaker or trainer. His experience and his clients' results indicate that improved performance requires investment in people, systems and support structures.
Ric is seen as the thought-leader for strategic business improvement. So much so, that PricewaterhouseCoopers use him to mentor their partners and directors. His intent is not just to improve your business, but to build firms which create wisdom and wealth. He works with CEOs, business owners, executives, partners, and managers to produce results.
Ric's engaging and humorous style leaves no doubt why he is a sought-after speaker, lecturer, and consultant at top businesses, universities, and government organisations. His programs are filled with a colourful array of down-to-earth analogies and examples that illuminate the intriguing, perception shifting concepts at the core of his unique, provocative thinking.
Ric is the ultimate change management professional. Starting his working career in accounting, through additional studies he obtained a Diploma in Financial Planning and built an accounting practice with a licensed financial planning and insurance division, which led the way in non commission fee for service financial advice.
Moving into Business Services, Ric began to explore organisational change, interpersonal relationships, leadership and motivation. He studied in Jungian Philosophy and acquired a strong working knowledge in the business applications of Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Neuro Linguistic Programming and DiSC Behavioural Profiling.
After selling his accounting and financial services practice, Ric spent six years as a consultant to government and business in organisational development and change management. He ventured into professional rugby management and coaching. Lured back in the corporate arena as the CEO of a recruitment and HR management company, Ric improved the business with sensational achievements, resulting in the firm being acquired by a large national company.
Ric increases individual and organisational performance through powerful programs delivering wisdom and knowledge for executive excellence by information experts.
He writes regular business columns for five magazines, including Calibre in Malaysia and Svoy Business in Russia (which has a readership of 55,000), and is a Gold Level Approved Author for the International Institute of Directors & Managers (formerly the CEO Institute). He is interviewed frequently on ABC-Radio and Qantas Airlines Business Radio. Ric also writes a monthly column in the Brisbane Courier-Mail Business Magazine.