Dick Richardson

President, Experience to Lead

Dick is co-founder of Experience to Lead. His specialty is the design and customization of the company’s programs. And, as a surviving passenger from Flight 1549, he is also our Historian for the Brace for Impact Leadership Experience.

Dick has worked as a Program Director with The Conference Board for over five years designing and delivering experiential programs including the Apollo Program with NASA, Team USA in partnership with the USOC, and numerous battlefield programs. Dick was the Director of Executive Leadership Development for ITT and held a variety of leadership positions in learning at IBM.

He holds two patents for innovations in organizational learning. Dick’s international experience includes being the Manager of Management Development for IBM Asia based in Hong Kong and numerous other overseas assignments. He has been recognized with several industry awards in leadership development and learning.


ABSTRACT
Prepare Your Organization’s Leaders for Disruption … Insights from Miracle on the Hudson Survivor

Disruption, change and crisis are certainties for today’s leaders. It’s no longer a question of “if”, it’s only a question of “when?” You and your leaders need to be prepared.

In this interactive session, you will focus on how executives lead themselves, their teams, and their organizations in the midst of the unexpected, the unplanned, and the unpredictable. Your discussion will be led by Dick Richardson, Leadership Facilitator and surreptitious survivor of Miracle on the Hudson.

You will:

– Learn a framework you can use with your leaders to prepare for disruption.
– Consider characteristics successful leaders display during chaos.
– Discuss what types of actions, approaches or offers you could offer to help your organization prepare for the unknown.