Keynote Speaker Tom Flick

Tom Flick

Former NFL Quarterback & Authority on Leadership, Leading Change and Accelerating Performance

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $20,001 - $40,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
    English
  • Travels From
    Washington, USA

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Dynamic and highly sought-after, leadership expert Tom Flick has delivered over 3,000 presentations to a “who’s-who” list of clients that includes Microsoft, Starbucks, Google, Boeing, American Express, Amazon, NASA, MercedesBenz and the Pentagon. Mr. Flick addresses more than 100,000 men and women each year and has garnered a reputation around the world as an authority on leadership, helping organizations develop leaders, lead effective change and accelerate personal, team and organizational performance.

Mr. Flick’s passion for raising more effective leaders is achieved by his unique gift to connect with the listener’s heart as well as their head. Understanding that people, not programs, help organizations change and grow. Tom draws on his leadership experience as a former NFL quarterback for seven seasons, his extensive work in corporate America, and his alliance with leadership guru, Dr. John Kotter, to provide actionable solutions around developing leaders, leading change, and driving performance.

Why Tom?

Mr. Flick customizes every engaging presentation based on each organization’s needs and desired outcomes, collaborating directly with the client to ensure measurable takeaways for their organization.  Tom’s exceptional ability to communicate clear business solutions with humor, wit and razor-sharp insight is why he is in such high demand.

Mentored by leadership and change experts Dennis Goin, Executive Vice President of Kotter International, and Dr. John Kotter, Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus at the Harvard School of Business, Flick uses his exceptional talent as a deft storyteller to inspire audiences to lead change, seize opportunities for growth, and to implement the power of leadership, whether in the role of executive, manager, salesperson, or frontline employee.

Mr. Flick customizes every engaging presentation based on each organization’s needs and desired outcomes, collaborating directly with the client to ensure measurable takeaways for their organization. Tom’s exceptional ability to communicate clear business solutions with humor, wit and razor-sharp insight is why he is in such high demand.

Testimonials 15

  • Tom Flick is an insightful and powerful presenter. His ability to positively impact an audience with an enduring message is among the best I have seen in my 30+ years in the industry

    President

    Ameriprise Financial

  • Outstanding job, Tom!  Your message to our senior leaders was truly impactful and inspiring and your seamless integration of the key themes of our meeting into your presentation was masterful

    Chairman & CEO

    Deloitte

  • Tom, your powerful and engaging message provided tools to be more effective leaders in a merger environment and made a significant positive impact on everyone – including me.

    Chairman & CEO

    US Airways

  • Our 1,000 store development leaders were the beneficiaries of your incredible message and I enthusiastically recommend you to anyone seeking to make a powerful and positive impact on their people and culture

    President

    Starbucks Coffee Co.

  • Marriott’s ROI on Tom Flick has been outstanding!

    Vice President Sales

    Marriott

  • “I’ve had the opportunity to listen to many keynote speakers and I can assure you that you are one of the best. Your message, ‘Ready for What’s Next,’ to 150 of our senior leaders was truly impactful and inspiring. Your seamless integration of the key themes of our meeting into your presentation was masterful. I am confident that you gave our team great take-aways that they will apply immediately – pushing frontiers, sharing our vision, continuing to exercise the highest ethical standards, and unleashing their energy to inspire our professionals.”

    Stephen C. Van Arsdell

    Chairman, CEO, and Chief Quality Officer , Deloitte & Touche LLP

  • “Tom’s presentation was the perfect ending to our meeting. He truly customized his message such that everyone felt he was part of our company. His ability to communicate clearly, simply and inspirationally around teamwork, accountability and a commitment to core values underscored our entire event. He left everyone energized and ready to tackle the toughest situations with the mindset of a winner.”

    J. Robinson Lynch

    President & CEO, VSP Global

  • “Marriott’s ROI on Tom Flick has been outstanding! After your presentation to our team, Marriott’s Maui Ocean Club had the biggest week and biggest sales period in our company’s 21 year history.”

    Neil Powers

    Director of Sales Operations, Marriott Ocean Club

  • Tom was exceptional. He inspires, engages and motivates. Our global senior leadership team was impressed and walked away energized and ready to take action.

    President & CEO

    Spansion, Inc.

  • “Many in the audience were moved by your perspective and honest talk on management versus leadership. I now understand why so many Fortune 500 companies call on you to help motivate their teams.”

    Robert F. Dozier

    Exec. VP and CBO, FHL Bank, Atlanta

  • Tom’s messages encourage the kind of introspection that can change future results.

    Senior Vice President & CFO

    Hallmarks Cards

  • “We received a high return on our investment with Tom. His messages around leadership and playing to win, encourage the kind of introspection that can change future results. Underpinning those messages is the reinforcement of the power of compassion and ethical behavior in leadership roles. Without reservation, I would recommend Tom to other organizations who want to energize their talent and build stronger leaders.”

    Tim Griffith

    SVP & Chief Financial Officer, Hallmark Cards, Inc.

  • “You grabbed our attention in the first minute and never let go.”

    Dwayne Gantz

    Corporate Director, Safeco Insurance

  • “I enthusiastically recommend you to anyone seeking to make a powerful and positive impact on their people and culture.”

    Jim Alling

    President, Starbucks

  • “Tom Flick captured the essence of how we characterize our own company culture from an ethical and caring perspective regarding our associates and our customers.”

    Gary Greenip

    Vice President, Ritz-Carlton

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Leading Change: Empowering Successful Transformation

The ability to change quickly and efficiently is not a core competency of most organizations. For nearly all organizations, change is difficult, painful and costly. In a world of ever increasing rates of change and where entire economies can shift almost overnight, the ability to change quickly and well can mean the difference between an organization thriving or dying. When a major change arises, getting it right the first time becomes imperative.

Leading Change sets the stage for creating a core competency in change leadership.  Organizations that lead change effectively can take advantage of significant opportunities, avoid looming hazards, and thereby create enormous value for their stakeholders.  Studies show overwhelmingly that organizations and their leaders that are adept at change grow faster, create more wealth, enhance customer success, gain public support, and compete more effectively.  It is, in fact, the largest differentiating factors in the top performing organizations in the world.

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