When an insurance salesperson wrote to the St. Petersburg Times about the middle school student selling newspapers in front of the Publix Supermarket across the street from his office he was quite prophetic. "Watch that boy, he's going places." Neither he nor Rick could have imagined what that journey would be.
The places: 43 states, 2 US territories, and 23 countries across 4 continents. It would involve working for small businesses to Fortune 500 companies as a direct employee or consultant in retailing, manufacturing, and construction. It would include meeting with high-ranking governmental officials in Africa and Asia and royalty in the Middle East. It would also include global work with C-level executives, business owners, and front line employees.
Now settled in Michigan he works to help others find hidden talents so they can build their own success stories.
Leading teams of 2 to 60 inspiring individuals by drawing out hidden talent, connecting them to a shared vision.
Conducting fiscal reviews and managing P&Ls of up to $400 Million.
Improving operations resulting in higher sales, increased profits, production improvements, reduced defects, shorter and consistent lead times and higher quality.
Internal and external consulting engagements
Global marketplace, relationships and joint venture
Strategy initiatives and business strategy development following competitive analysis
Financial review, shelf-landed costing, and optimal order points
Executive leadership development and team building and enabled leadership teams
New business strategy, market assessment, and overall business planning
Marketing and growth strategy development
Merchandise planning and inventory optimization
Customer service excellence
New business development, for and not-for profit
Contact Rick or the Max Impact team with your questions, comments, and requests.