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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

“Richard, Thank you so much for your remarkable keynote at our National Huddle. The reaction has been terrific! You commanded the stage, and delivered a powerful, practical, entertaining presentation to our 1,200 Team Leaders.”

Sport Clips Haircuts - Gordon Logan, CEO

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

Bill has an approach to leadership understanding and training that can be applied to any industry. I always knew I’d get the “straight answer” to my questions. His approach is refreshing and impactful.

The Catapult Factor - Judith Rogala

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

Richard – WOW!!! You sure exceeded my expectations! What we experienced was the most well-prepared, well-researched keynote ever. You did a fantastic job of celebrating everyone’s contributions.

Pioneer College Caterers - David Nicely, CEO

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 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

Bill, thank you for a fantastic presentation! It was a pleasure having you on the program.  Your audience was greatly impressed with the quality of your content, your valuable insights and especially your relevant takeaways.

Human Capital Institute - Carrie DuMont, Event Coordinator

We truly enjoyed having you, Richard!  I can’t begin to tell you all the positive feedback we have received from our associates regarding your presentation.    

Seaman Corporation - Anna Gluck, VP, Human Resources

Richard gave great ideas! Love hearing about the best practices! One of the best presentations of the whole conference! Very useful!

Springhill Medical Center - Kristin Cole

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

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

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