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Helping leaders develop and retain a more focused, engaged, productive workforce for better business outcomes

Richard Hadden & Bill Catlette

Authors of the popular “Contented Cows” leadership book series, speak, train, coach, consult with, and write for leadership audiences worldwide, about the connection between people practices and profit performance..

Leading a fully or partially remote workforce? We can help, with our presentation “Leading from a Distance in a Remote/Hybrid World”.

Creative, proven techniques to keep your teams productive and engaged, wherever their workspace happens to be.

While a lot of things have changed, one thing has not: Creating a focused, engaged, and capably led workforce is one of the best things you can do for your bottom line.

WHAT WE DO

SPEAKING

Professional, customized keynotes for corporate and association meetings. In-person and virtual.

coaching

One-on-one. In person or virtual. Take your leadership game to a new level.

TRAINING

Leadership training. Customized. Interactive. Practical.

Our Premise

Creating a focused, engaged, and capably led workforce is one of the best things you can do for your bottom line.

BILL AND RICHARD

Bill Catlette’s mission is helping clients connect the dots between People, Passion,
Performance & Profit, eliminate blind-spots, improve leadership habits, build lasting competitive advantage.

Richard Hadden is a Certified Speaking Professional, author, and leadership consultant who focuses on the connection between people and profit. He has spoken for more than 1200 audiences on five continents.

Our Books

contented cows still give better milk

The Plain Truth About Employee Engagement and Your Bottom Line

By Bill Catlette and Richard Hadden

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contented cows moove faster

How Good Leaders Get People to Put More OOMPH! into their Work

By Bill Catlette and Richard Hadden

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rebooting leadership

Practical Lessons for Frontline Leaders (and their bosses) in the New World

By Meredith Kimbell, Richard Hadden, and Bill Catlette

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A Few of Our Clients

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what our clients say

Bill is a diamond in the rough. His work ethic and leadership expertise never fail to impress. His engaging personality and utmost professionalism make him a peer who I look forward to working with every time the opportunity arises.

Human Capital Institute - Aubrey Wiete

Richard, I just wanted to say a heartfelt THANK YOU for your presentation last week.  I can’t think of a better speaker for our group at this moment in time.  What you had to offer was right on point. I also appreciate the time you took to get to know Great Harvest to make it that much more applicable.

Great Harvest Bread Co - Janet Tatarka, Chief Operating Officer

Richard – Your message was spot-on, and our members loved it! Now they have the tools to make their organizations even better.

FL City & County Management Assn - Casey Cook, Executive Director

Bill, Thank you so much for all your help with my interviews. I couldn’t have done nearly as well without your insight and guidance. Your style and approach was exactly what I needed to develop my confidence and tell my story.

Jonathan - Coaching Client

Bill, thank you so much for all your help in coaching me. I could not have done this prior to our coaching sessions. Pardon the pun, but how many times have you heard that your teachings are utterly fantastic?

Mary Beth - VP Sales Coaching Client

Working with Bill was an extremely educational experience. He brought many different views and ways to cope that I would not have thought of for many different scenarios. It was a real blessing working with Bill.

Speedee Cash - Beth Anderson, Regional Director

Richard – It’s always good to have a strong opening speaker, and that’s what you were! Our members came away with something worthwhile. Something they could implement when they got home, which is huge!

National Air Duct Cleaners Association - Sara Wiltshire, Director of Meetings

“Richard Hadden delivered one of the highest-ranked mainstage presentations at our 2017 Top Producer Seminar. His real-world examples and research-based information, highlighted with humor, was perfect for our group.”

Farm Journal Media - Sara Schafer, Editor

Richard, Your closing keynote address was one of the highlights of the conference. You were a true professional from start to finish. Several attendees told me that I did a great job in selecting you as a speaker.

American Bankers Association - Matthew Brown, Manager, State Associations

Bill, I just wanted to let you know how the year wrapped up for me, as you were a big part of helping me step up my game! It has truly been a pleasure to working with you as a coach. Thank you so much!

Workplace Impact - Coaching Client

Richard, You provided pertinent, actionable information that was right on target for us. Your in-depth prep work to understand us was a major key to your success with our group. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend you as a speaker.

MDU Resources, Bismarck, ND - Tim Rasmussen, Conference Director

“Richard, When asked ‘What was your favorite part of the retreat?’ the most common response was your presentation. So thank you for all the time and work you put into making sure our managers got the most out of the event!”

CareMore Health System - Lauren Ostroski, VP Sales CareMore Health System

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