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About Ric Willmot

Ric's background is in accounting, financial planning, professional rugby coaching, and executive leadership. He's been the CEO of three organisations. In 2004, Ric founded his consulting practice and a research organisation. His consulting & training business is mostly in Asia, the Middle East, and the Pacific. He's the author of seven books and speaks on average at 20 conferences each year.
16 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.233: Leaders don’t yell

By | October 16th, 2017|Leadership, Wisdom for the Week|

No.233: Leaders don't yell Remember how calmly Apollo 13 Command Module Pilot Jack Swigert stated: "Okay, Houston, we've had a problem here"? Confident, competent, effective leaders don't need to yell. They strive to achieve their objectives without using angry emotions to signify urgency. Surgeons don't [...]

9 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.232: Information Validation

By | October 9th, 2017|People Performance, Wisdom for the Week|

No.232: Information Validation I have a fabulous friend, Clifton who gifts wonderful books. Another, Harry has great ideas for saving money on home renovations. Rex is a storehouse of useful information on ethical sales strategies and business development. All three stand behind their recommendations. What's [...]

6 10, 2017

MRA Leadership Forum

By | October 6th, 2017|Change Management, Leadership|

Mineral Resources Authority Leadership Forum 2017 The Mineral Resources Authority of Papua New Guinea invited me to be a guest speaker at their 2017 Leadership Forum. The purpose of the leadership forum is to assist MRA's senior managers to tackle the difficult issues around change [...]

2 10, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.231: Misconceptions

By | October 2nd, 2017|Management, Wisdom for the Week|

No.231: Misconceptions Quickly answer this puzzle: A pocket calculator and pencil cost $3.10 at the local stationery store. The calculator costs $3.00 more than the pencil. How much does the pencil cost? The number that comes to mind for most is, of course, 10 cents. [...]

29 09, 2017

Start with a bang

By | September 29th, 2017|Management, People Performance|

Jump out of the blocks with positive urgency "Let's think about it." "Come back tomorrow with some suggestions." "Speak to Gayle and get her take on this." These all too familiar phrases slow down the speed of action. It's not about taking imprudent risks. However, you [...]

28 09, 2017

Watch what customers do

By | September 28th, 2017|Business Strategy, Management|

Doing is better than talking So many organisations use surveys to establish what they believe customers and stakeholders think about them. You have most likely experienced airlines sending you e-mails requesting feedback on recent flights. After surgery to remove cancer from my shoulder the operating [...]

27 09, 2017

Strategy Execution Gap

By | September 27th, 2017|Business Strategy|

The difference between setting the strategy and implementing it Feedback received from CEOs on implementing strategy: Only 10% believed they will achieve more than two-thirds of their planned strategy. 36% believed they will achieve more than half but less than two-thirds. 54% believed they will [...]

26 09, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.108: Negating the naysayers

By | September 26th, 2017|Management, Wisdom for the Week|

No.108: Negating the naysayers They are those annoying people who never do anything brilliant themselves but find it their duty to condemn and criticise every idea you offer to make a difference. “That will never work.” “We tried that back in 1977. It didn’t work [...]

25 09, 2017

Weekly Wisdom No.230 — Who makes the decisions?

By | September 25th, 2017|People Performance, Wisdom for the Week|

No.230 — Who makes the decisions? Why do we need to be challenged with ice buckets to donate? Are you giving more because you shaved your head, slept on the street, or painted a fingernail? When did we decide that it was only when we're [...]

22 09, 2017

Satisfying customer demand

By | September 22nd, 2017|Business Strategy, Customer Service, Premium Business Articles, Pricing & Value|

The Five “What” Questions — Satisfying customer demand and being paid for it Executive Wisdom Consulting Group works with organisations on strategic listening and explains that every employee must know “how” to hear the customer’s voice. Learn techniques to improve your strategic thinking. Download PDF