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Richard Bowles is an international keynote speaker and delivers development programs for leaders.Richard Bowles' insight in the subject areas of change, adaptability and high-performance, has helped some of the worlds most prestigious brands to futureproof their mindset.

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Testimonials for Richard Bowles

Richard is a lively and engaging storyteller and his description of the triumphs and challenges he faced running the Bicentennial National Trail had the Board and staff enthralled.

Dr Paul Morgan, SANE Australia

 

Richards’s charisma, approach and interaction with listeners while talking about his journey was professional, informative and inspiring.

Dane O’Hara, Athletics North Queensland

 

Richard's extraordinary adventures resonated incredibly well with our highly travelled staff. The secrets of how to consistently put one foot in front of the other to achieve your goals was a fantastic insight that will help us drive the right business results in the future.

Flight Centre

 

Richard engaged a team of area managers; a tough crowd! He was fantastic at making his experiences relevant to their working lives and giving them great perspective on a different way to look at challenging situations.

Woolworths Australia

 

A real standout presentation at the event; an entertaining, original approach which visitors loved.

Informa Australia

 

Richard’s contribution to our event was incredibly fresh! Professional, entertaining and informative.

Cancer Council Victoria


 
Richard Bowles Travels from VIC
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Richard Bowles's Biography

Richard Bowles is an international keynote speaker and delivers development programs for leaders.

Richard Bowles' insight in the subject areas of change, adaptability and high-performance, has helped some of the worlds most prestigious brands to futureproof their mindset.

With two highly successful decades in sales leadership, he co-pioneered a global sponsorship consultancy and initiated a national convention with attendance in the thousands. Voted as one of the top Australasian motivational speakers by Keynote Magazine, his work is featured on CNN, ABC, Sky News, The Today and Sunrise shows, Australian Geographic and other international media outlets.

As an awarded Adventurer, he has survived volcano eruptions, crocodile-infested rivers, life-threatening foot infections, desert warfare, and shotgun-wielding lunatics, while running upwards of 11,500km through the wilderness, engineering these accomplishments into real business success.

His researched strategies assist leaders to adjust to rapid-change, confront uncertainty, and adapt to complexity while under pressure. His ability to draw on his exclusive experience means he delivers practical, innovative and science backed business strategies, inspiring people to act.

He’s seen how reaching these objectives have been defined numerous ways over the years.

Is it exceptional skills and talent? Is it a positive mind set? Is it only meant for the chosen few and the star performers? Or is there a different story?

Richard appreciates and shares with listeners that long term commitment, dedication and driving results is not just for the elite few. Sustained commitment is needed for everybody, every day and is how we should live our lives.

Known for his high energy, entertaining, but practical style, Richard’s fusion of real life extreme stories and controversial techniques connect him with his audience on an intimate, intense and individual level.

His keynote experiences inspired clients including NAB, Flight Centre, Woolworths and Trend Micro. CNN labelled his presentations "A Walter Mitty experience." and Keynote magazine, rated him as one of the 'top 25 APAC speakers'.

Partner with Richard when you want to inspire and motivate your people towards achieving long term targets, when you’re looking for a strategy that has continual motivated momentum towards results.

Speaking Topics Include

Preparing for the next move - CHANGE, VOLATILITY, UNCERTAINTY, COMPLEXITY,

DOUBT - WELCOME TO THE NEW NORMAL

We are going through unprecedented change; full of complex interactions between people, places and technology, the environment in which our leaders and teams operate is continuously challenging, incredibly confronting, uncertain and fearful.

 

It's time for something new and different, an approach which can respond to today’s rapid-fire pace of change. What is needed is Leaders and teams that are robust and able to adapt continually to changing business demands. The ability to keep pace with new opportunities and altering circumstances of rapid-driven modern business is a prerequisite of success..

 

A.C.H.I.E.V.E.R MULTI-TOOL™ METHODOLOGY - In his interactive keynotes you will discover the various strategies of the A.C.H.I.E.V.E.R Multi-tool™. It is these concepts and ideas that carried Richard through psychically and mentally demanding times, overcoming unplanned events, unpredictable circumstances and uncertain outcomes to secure 5X world-records.

It is designed to be robust for those that need to continually adapt to changing environments, keep pace with new opportunities and altering circumstances of rapid-driven modern business.

 

Now it's your turn.

 

Every type of business is different, so why should every presentation be the same? Richard tailors his engagements to meet the individual needs of your organisation. Whether it's about leadership, sales, services or individual performance, it's about adjusting and adapting to succeed.

 

Gathering information to help understand your objectives, your organisation, the people in the audience and the challenges they face each day, means he can identify important themes and specific message you want to make sure you get conveyed. Richard then draws on the specific tools and hours of material from experience and study. As a result of this process, you get his best thinking, most powerful examples and relevant actionable ideas.

 

No matter the angle taken, you get world-class adventures blended with scientific research in adapting to challenges and achievement psychology.

 

Richard understands first hand how to relieve apprehensions to changing condition, be effective in disruption and advance in uncertainty. He delivers an experience that makes jaws drop.. Giving your people the strategies for long-term tenacity and the tools to Adjust, Adapt and Achieve.