Richard Monette

Richard Monette

Strategic Leadership and Performance Enhancement
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Alberta, Canada

Program Descriptions

Purpose = performance and fulfillment
How purposeful actions lead to successful results.
So simple, yet so overlooked. Through years of work as a strategic change agent, Richard has identified purpose as one of the most important ways to enhance performance on both a daily and long-term basis. This presentation educates and inspires individuals and leaders to inject purpose into their daily routines. Richard uses his experience with dozens of unique situations to demonstrate how to do this and why it is necessary.

Going for the gold
Great lessons from Olympians and other world champions
Having coached Olympic athletes and world champions, Richard has realized the approach to athletic achievement can be mirrored in any area where optimal performance is desired. This presentation demonstrates how strategies used by Olympians in their quest for gold have parallels in the business world.

Creativity 101
An introduction to creative thought in the workplace
Creativity, while sometimes elusive, is what sets successful organizations apart. In this presentation, Richard offers a proven approach to increasing individuals’ and organizations’ capabilities for practicing creative thought within the constraints of workplace realities.

Beyond golf
How to improve your score in golf, business and life
One day Richard, an avid and passionate golfer himself, was struck by how perfectly the complexities of the game of golf fit as a metaphor for business, and for life. This presentation stems from that realization and in it Richard discusses golf as the ideal arena for corporate performers to learn how to face new challenges and incorporate new knowledge, skills, and perspectives. Richard also explores this concept in depth in his novel, The Gift, as well as in his Beyond Golf workshop


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Richard Monette leads a life dedicated to his passion: improving human and organizational performance. In aspiring to reach new heights in his own performance, Richard has developed credible expertise in leading others on similar journeys. His diverse clientele, spanning from world champion athletes to corporate CEOs, speaks to the universal application of his strategies. He teaches corporations and individuals to strive beyond the safe and familiar – to learn when challenge and risk are necessary and how to balance these with pragmatism. He helps his clients understand where their creative performance lies and how to use it.

A universal framework for performance. In a career spanning over twenty years, Richard has acquired extensive academic credentials and practical expertise in business, athletics, and education. A unique combination of skills and experiences has allowed Richard to create a universal framework for performance, particularly applicable to business. Richard Monette has a broad range of professional experience, working as a business strategist, corporate performance coach, sports psychology consultant to professional athletes and Olympians, author, and public speaker.

A solid client list. Richard has delivered his unique approach to organizations such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Nova Chemical, Lafarge Cement, Samson Canada Ltd., Movie Central, The National Screen Institute - Canada, Telus, Toronto Dominion Bank, Tiverton Petroleum Ltd., The Canadian Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, Alberta Treasury Branch, Investors Group, TransAlta Utilities and others. Richard creates individual coaching programs as well, and has worked one-on-one with corporate leaders, professional athletes and World Champions.

Diverse projects. In addition to his consulting activities with Innerwarrior Consulting, Richard created the Sport Psychology and Peak Mental Performance curriculum that is now taught as a full credit course in Alberta high schools. He recently completed his first novel, The Gift – A story about finding a better score in golf and life. He also created, and continues to facilitate, Beyond Golf, the workshop: Improve your score in golf, business, and life.

Richard is an effective strategic change agent. From September 2000 to September 2003, Richard’s was retained as a strategic performance consultant and executive coach to Tiverton Petroleum Ltd. Richard worked closely with Tiverton's president and management to design and deliver a strategic plan to restructure and significantly increase Tiverton’s level of performance. Tiverton achieved its objective. During that period of time Tiverton’s production went 243 to 1300 Boepd and its market cap increased from approx. $6.8 million to approx $40 million.

Summary. Richard’s unique strategies blend creative and business expertise, challenging others to excel in areas such as leadership, sales, marketing, customer service and productivity, as well as life. With clients from world champion athletes to corporate CEOs, Richard's specific, motivational techniques are formulated to identify and develop existing talents while capitalizing on risk. Custom tailored group facilitation and keynote presentation packages are available for teams and boards. Headquartered in Banff, in the Rocky Mountains, Richard travels extensively, coaching on-site and leading off-site retreats and excursions internationally.

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