Rick Griggs develops individuals, teams, innovators and large organizations. After positions at National Semiconductor and Intel Corporations, he chose a career that teaches hard working people how to jump-start their humanity to reach high goals. He keynotes on balance, creativity, innovation and Napoleon’s Power.
Rick holds Bachelor's Degrees in Psychology and French, and a Master's Degree in Business Behavior Analysis. He has consulted for IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Apple, the IRS, Lucasfilm, Visa, and other public and private firms. Rick earned lifetime teaching credentials in psychology and business management. His 10-month Mastery Academy® addresses client needs in training, retention, development and succession.
His U.S. clients include Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories, Stanford University, Lucent Technologies, American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), American Dental Association, Quaker Oats, Cisco Systems, Kaiser Permanente, Wells Fargo, and 9 City & County Governments.
Mr. Griggs has consulted in France, England, Belgium, and Luxemburg for European firms such as Total (French gas & oil), Accenture Consulting (Europe), Banque Générale de Luxembourg, and Crédit Agricole. He speaks fluent French, some German and a bit of Spanish.
As an award-winning author, his eight books touch on Teams, Balance, Optimism, Creativity and Quality. His titles have been translated into Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, and ‘British’ English. He is the author of the prose poem Samsara and founded the Quid Novi Innovation Conference. His Rolestorming invention is listed as one of the top ten creativity and product marketing tools in the world.*
*MindTools Editor’s Choice article – https://www.mindtools.com/pages/Newsletters/05Jun12.htm