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Rick Kirschner      

Communication & Change Expert; Author of "Dealing with Difficult People"

Dr. Rick Kirschner offers a powerful approach to dealing with change that unlocks creativity, enhances team communication, resolves conflict and increases commitment. He creates his programs using a palette of attitudes, behaviors and skills that anyone can learn and employ. In keynote speeches for association events and conferences, in seminars and training for Fortune 1000 companies, and at executive retreats, He helps his audience find the personal motivation to do the important work today for creating a better tomorrow.

He is the author or coauthor of seven books, including the international bestseller, Dealing With People You Can't Stand, Insider's Guide To The Art Of Persuasion. Life By Design, and Love thy Customer.

His most recent titles are the Hyperion book "How To Click With People: The Secret To Better Relationships In Business And In Life, and the 2012 McGraw Hill revised third edition of the international bestseller,Dealing With People You Can't Stand_.

The Art of Change Skills for Life presentations bring fresh perspective, inspiration and powerful skills to audience members. These interactive speeches and training programs help organizations embrace change, reduce conflict, and improve communication, and are fun, meaningful, and have a lasting impact. Whether the context is dealing with business, dealing with people or dealing with life, the message is simple-

Change is inevitable, but progress is not. Discover how you make the difference.

Dr. Kirschner is an Oregon-licensed naturopathic physician. He was in private practice from 1981-1987 specializing in the treatment of stress disorders, while presenting change and communication training to healthcare and business audiences. From 1987-1992, he was one of only 15 presenters chosen by the Tom Peters Group to present the revolutionary In Search of Excellence and Thriving On Chaos_programs. Dr. Kirschner speaks to the world's best known organizations, from Heineken to NASA to Starbucks Coffee Company. He's been interviewed on hundreds of radio and TV programs, including CNBC, FOX and CBC. His ideas on communication and conflict resolution are found in magazines and newspapers including USA Today, London Times, The Wall Street Journal and_Executive Excellence. Dr. Kirschner is a respected faculty member of the Institute for Management Studies and an adjunct professor at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr. Rick Kirschner has helped some of the world's best known organizations deal with an uncertain world, including Heineken, Kraft, NASA, Progressive Insurance and Starbucks . Rick brings insight and understanding to the accelerating changes of our time and offers practical, real world solutions that make a meaningful difference. Engaging audiences with spontaneity and humor, Rick speaks to 20,000 people a year worldwide.

Whether you're looking for a keynote speech, a workshop or breakout session, Dr. Rick Kirschner has a reputation for excellence and has earned the goodwill and trust of people in industry, education, healthcare and government. Ranging from small groups with a handful of executives to cruise ships to conference centers to grand theaters, Rick customizes his material to meet the need of each client and to support conference themes. Rick is not a "believe and achieve" motivational speaker. He speaks to influence, not impress, with practical ideas that are immediately useful.


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Speech Topics

Living Your Life By Design

Thriving In Turbulent Times

How To Bring Out The Best In People At Their Worst

How To Deliver Exceptional Service

The Innovation Advantage

The Happiness of Pursuit

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