Every Great Leader and Entrepreneur Needs a Coach
Dr. Rick Goodman is an author, motivational keynote speaker, executive leadership consultant and was recently ranked #28 in the Top 30 Global Guru’s for 2021 in Leadership. His keynote presentations and workshops have produced transformational results leading to highly engaged employees, increased productivity, and HIGHER PROFITS. Dr. Rick has the distinction of delivering over 1,000 presentations in all 50 states and 26 countries. He earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation which is the speaker profession’s international measure of speaking experience and skill. Fewer than one percent of all professional speakers worldwide hold this designation.
In addition to his 30-year speaking career, Dr. Rick is the author of three books: His first book titled “Living A Championship Life - A Game Plan for Success” combined his success philosophy with stories compiled during his tenure as one of the team physicians for the Super Bowl Champion St. Louis Rams. His quest to solve our world’s newest challenge, communicating with our children in the age of social media and cell phones led to the book “Jamie’s Journey - Travels with My Dad” written by his then 16-year-old daughter. Dr. Rick’s latest book “The Solutions Oriented Leader - Your Comprehensive Guide to Achieve World-Class Results” was #1 on Amazon Kindle when it was released. 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!
Dr. Rick is also a successful entrepreneur who walks his talk and shares his winning philosophies with his audiences. He has built several extremely successful multimillion-dollar businesses and uses those experiences to provide solutions for his clients and audiences throughout the world.
In 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.
Dr. Rick was born and raised in Long Island, New York, has lived in South Florida since 2000. He attended and played ice hockey at Kent State University and received his Chiropractic degree from Logan University. He is a food and travel enthusiast. However, he will quickly tell anyone, “I’m a citizen and student of the world!” A proud father of Alex and Jamie, Dr. Rick stays connected with friends and people he meets around the globe as proven by his social media accounts. “I believe that the key to an awesome life is connecting and engaging in lifelong relationships!”