Richard Hadden is a Certified Speaking Professional, author, and leadership consultant who focuses on the connection between people and profit. He is co-author of the popular Contented Cows leadership book series, including his latest book, Contented Cows STILL Give Better Milk, and also the book Rebooting Leadership. Since 1990 he has delivered keynote presentations and training programs on Leadership and Employee Engagement for more than 850 audiences on five continents. In 2000, he received the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association. This is the highest earned designation in the speaking profession. Richard has appeared on CNN and MSNBC, and his work has been featured in Business Week, Entrepreneur, and Inc. magazines, as well as in many trade and professional publications. A classically trained vocalist, Richard served for 8 years on the Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Children's Chorus and now serves on its Advisory Board. He loves to cook – primarily because he loves to eat. And even though he travels a lot in his business, he loves to travel for fun. His favorite destination is his wife Christine’s native Scotland. Richard and Christine have two young adult children and live in Jacksonville, Florida.