Richard Hadden
Richard Hadden

Richard Hadden

Employee Development Expert and Author of Contented Cows Give Better Milk

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Speaking Topics

  • Employee Development
  • Recruitment
  • Corporate Culture
  • Hiring & Retention
  • Human Resources
  • Contented Cows Give Better Milk

Travels From

  • FL

Speaker's Fee Range

    $7,500 - $10,000

Richard Hadden

Richard Hadden's Key Accomplishments Include . . .
Richard Hadden is a leadership and management consultant with a focus on creating a great place to work. He is co-author of Contented Cows Give Better Milk: The Plain Truth About Employee Relations and Your Bottom Line, Richard Hadden also writes a nationally syndicated column entitled People and Profits.


When we invite individuals to speak to this group, we hope they are entertaining and also inspirational. You certainly measured up in both categories, and I must say I was particularly impressed with the research you did in preparing your presentation. Making your presentation so personal to so many individuals made this event very special.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Richard Hadden has a Master of Business Administration in International Business from The University of North Florida, Jacksonville and a Bachelor of Science in Management from Jacksonville University.

More About Richard Hadden . . .
Richard Hadden was a manager for a large savings and loan association in the 1980's. He learned computer programming and worked as a programmer and systems analyst in the field of multi-user microcomputer software, before the advent of PC's. Richard Hadden was also Director of Product Development for a software house in North Florida before starting his own software consulting business in 1986. While consulting, he taught software design, principles of management, and international economics at Jacksonville University from 1988-1991.

Since 1990 Richard Hadden has delivered keynote presentations and training programs for more than 700 audiences throughout North America, Europe, and Australia. In 2000, he received the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association; the highest earned designation in the speaking profession.

Richard Hadden has appeared on CNN and MSNBC, and his work has been featured in BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, and Inc. magazines, as well as many trade and professional publications. Richard Hadden is also a regular contributor to Workforce Management magazine and Workforce Online.

Suggested Keynote Programs
  • Contented Cows Give Better Milk
  • Becoming an Employer of Choice
  • Take This Job And Love It
  • How to Earn the Greatest Return For Your Human Capital
  • Contented Cows MOOve Faster
  • Leading Through A Tough Economy
What People Are Saying

"You did it! You did it! Even before you sang, you had them all in the palm of your hand. Thank you for two terrific presentations. Not only did you win the popularity contest, you are on the radar screen for bigger and better things. Thank you so much for all the time you took to get to know the audience and the issues ahead of time - it impressed the crowd. I so appreciate what you brought to this event."

— Independent Bankers Association of Texas

"On behalf of the Houston Human Resource Management Association, thank you for the terrific program to cap off the day of seminars. Your energy and humor brought several hundred people back to life. Many remarked to me and I concur that your presentation was the best dinner program, or luncheon for that matter, the organization has ever had. Having proposed you as the keynote speaker, I basked in the reflected glory.

I also appreciated the professional way you took room arrangement and accommodations snafus in stride. It was a pleasure to spend time with you. Thank you again for a first class presentation with all the elements - information, humor, special effects, and entertainment."

— Houston Human Resource Management Association