Ron Black

Transforming the Productivity and Achievement of Today's Ultra-Busy Professionals

Keynote speaker Ron Black captivates his audiences with a friendly enthusiasm and down-to-earth style. His knowledge goes beyond the text books. Real-life examples, clever adaptations, and sage advice developed and tested over two and a half decades of experience, keeps his audiences engaged and entertained.

Ron's core competencies in business, leadership, and projects were forged hands-on. As the founder of nine businesses Ron has experienced, dealt with, and can discuss the inevitable challenges associated with new and growing companies first-hand.

In his management consulting firm The Mentor Group (established in 1988), he has advised and assisted in the launch of literally scores of companies, products, and services.

On four occasions Ron has served as the interim turnaround executive for troubled firms. Called in by lenders, venture capitalists, or owners, Ron knows what it's like to lead organizations through adversity and successfully emerge.

Ron served as a vice president in the marketing division in a Fortune 500 defense electronics company for three years. His responsibilities included managing a sales budget of $950M, an expense budget of $12M, and the administration of 36 world-wide field offices.

Before Ron turned 21, he had served three years in the U.S. Marine Corps, returned to his home state of Wyoming, and started his first business to finance a college education. He went on to own and operate firms in construction, distribution, manufacturing, telephony, and information systems.

The common denominator in Ron's diverse career has been his ability to bring people together, focus on results, and "harvest the wisdom of his colleagues."

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Attitude, Leadership, Life Balance, Marketing, Sales

  • Travels From:

    Oregon

  • Price:

    $7,500 - $10,000

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Motivational Keynote Speaker Ron Black Trust Your CAPE

Keynote speaker Ron Black captivates his audiences with a friendly enthusiasm and down-to-earth style. His knowledge goes beyond the text books. Real-life examples, clever adaptations, and sage advice developed and tested over two and a half decades of experience, keeps his audiences engaged and entertained.

Ron's core competencies in business, leadership, and projects were forged hands-on. As the founder of nine businesses Ron has experienced, dealt with, and can discuss the inevitable challenges associated with new and growing companies first-hand.

In his management consulting firm The Mentor Group (established in 1988), he has advised and assisted in the launch of literally scores of companies, products, and services.

On four occasions Ron has served as the interim turnaround executive for troubled firms. Called in by lenders, venture capitalists, or owners, Ron knows what it's like to lead organizations through adversity and successfully emerge.

Ron served as a vice president in the marketing division in a Fortune 500 defense electronics company for three years. His responsibilities included managing a sales budget of $950M, an expense budget of $12M, and the administration of 36 world-wide field offices.

Before Ron turned 21, he had served three years in the U.S. Marine Corps, returned to his home state of Wyoming, and started his first business to finance a college education. He went on to own and operate firms in construction, distribution, manufacturing, telephony, and information systems.

The common denominator in Ron's diverse career has been his ability to bring people together, focus on results, and "harvest the wisdom of his colleagues."

To book life balance speaker call Executive Speakers Bureau at 800-754-9404.

Trust Your Cape  Unleash Your Super Powers for Business and Life 

Today's challenges are many and the risks are real, but for those willing to make the leap, opportunities abound! This interactive program reveals four "ordinary super powers" that transforms good intentions into meaningful results, in business and in life. Tap into your superhero - build your CAPE with Clarity, Attitude, People, and Engagement - and take your results from ordinary to extraordinary! 
 
Acrobatics for Overachievers  Control-Point Time Management and Life Balance for Today's Ultra-Busy Professional 

Designed for today's crazy-busy world, this novel control-point and life-balance system obsoletes traditional time management. Learn how to manage multiple priorities and projects with ease, reduce stress, and improve your life balance. You'll end deadline panic, get more done, get home sooner, and have more energy left to live! A fast and fun program that transforms personal productivity and achievement.
 
High-Performance Selling in the New Economy  How A Players Dominate their Territories in Today's Volatile Markets 

For those in the know, today's challenging environment creates opportunities for those in the know. Now is the time to think strategically, repurpose your sales efforts, and act aggressively - to dominate your chosen markets. Tune up your sales and marketing strategies, systems, and tactics to build market share in today's rapidly changing and opportnity rich environment.
 
Leadership in Turbulent Times  Transforming Comfort Zones into Achievement Zones 

This seasoned turn-around consultant reveals the essentials for leading in a world of relentless change. Work with what you have, focus on imperatives, build momentum, and deliver results. The nuts and bolts of leading transformational change. 
 
Unstoppable Sales and Marketing  Strategies and Tactics for Growing Your Business 

Zero in on three business success imperatives: worthy markets, effective process, and persuasive communications. This program reveals a seasoned start-up and turn-around consultant's secrets for building profits, market strength, and sales growth-while working with what you have. Focus your sales and marketing resources where they really count.
 
Championship Teams  Harvesting the Wisdom of G.R.E.A.T. Teams 

Today's successful organizations are resilient and agile - rapidly bringing together talent, focusing on imperatives, and delivering timely results. Transform your orgnization's agility with the power of G.R.E.A.T. teams: Goals, Roles, Environment, Attitudes, and Trust. Transform your organization's agility and achievement.

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Rockwell Automation

"His leadership message really resonated with me. I feel I can take it and use it at my work with my direct reports, contractors, and those I need to influence."

US Bank

"We chose to bring back Ron Black. He's a very dynamic speaker and he tailors his programs for us."

Robert Half Technology

"Absolutely fantastic–not only entertaining, but informative, well put together, and engaged the audience. Really one of the best speeches I think I've ever, ever, seen."

Merge Healthcare

"I just wanted to thank Ron for a great way to start the day!"
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