Rad Watkins

Rad Watkins

Animal Leadership - The natural way to leadership

Treat your audience to something different. Let them have FUN while gaining tools to put their best forward. Award winning conservationist and wildlife scientist, Rad Watkins, inspires audiences, and shows them the natural secrets of leadership by teaching leadership lessons learned from wildlife.

Fee Range: Available upon request
Travels from Chicago, IL

For more information about booking Rad Watkins, visit
http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/anmlleadership

Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Rad Watkins
Rad Watkins - Motivational Speaker

Animal Leadership - The natural way to leadership

Treat your audience to something different. Let them have FUN while gaining tools to put their best forward. Award winning conservationist and wildlife scientist, Rad Watkins, inspires audiences, and shows them the natural secrets of leadership by teaching leadership lessons learned from wildlife.

Fee Range: Available upon request
Travels from Chicago, IL

Rad Watkins - Motivational Speaker

Rad Watkins

Animal Leadership - The natural way to leadership

Treat your audience to something different. Let them have FUN while gaining tools to put their best forward. Award winning conservationist and wildlife scientist, Rad Watkins, inspires audiences, and shows them the natural secrets of leadership by teaching leadership lessons learned from wildlife.

Fee Range: Available upon request
Travels from: Chicago, IL

For more information about booking Rad Watkins,
Visit http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/anmlleadership/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Biography

The Old Leadership Model is Broken!

We have all heard there is no "I" in TEAM, but to team members their individual roles and how they maximize their strengths in these roles makes all the difference in the world.

After working with numerous governments agencies, non-profit organizations, educational institutions and corporations, Rad Watkins figured out that humans have instinctual tendencies to act in certain ways that can either make them an asset as they bring their best forward, or make them a difficult person to deal with as they fall into the same traps over and over again.

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Unleash The NATURAL Power of Your Audience

          Let them learn how to: 

                    COMMUNICATE BETTER

                        BE MORE PRODUCTIVE

                              PLAY TO THEIR STRENGTHS

                                  HANDLE DIFFICULT PEOPLE

                                         WORK WITH DIVERSE TEAMS

                                             BE MOTIVATED TO ACHIEVE GOALS

                                                  and HAVE FUN DOING IT!

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Rad's Animal Leadership presentation shows that leadership success is about a few natural truths that make us all leaders.

 

Your group will be on the edge of their seats listening to stories of wild adventure, and howling with laughter as they are engaged by Rad's stories of working with wildlife, in wild places. 

 

They will learn how to tap into their human animalistic instincts and be shown how to use their personal leadership style with unique, true stories that make these lessons fun and easy to remember!

In the end, they will have learned life-long lessons that will help them become the leaders of their own lives, allowing them to be the kind of leaders who are able to support and serve others.

 

People remember better and are 30% more effective when they are having fun!

Let Rad Watkins show your group how to play to their strengths and have fun doing it. Book Rad NOW!

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Who is Rad Watkins?

Radley "Rad" Watkins is an award winning conservationist and accomplished wildlife scientist. Rad has collected DNA samples from grizzly bears, rehabilitated bald eagles, tracked wolves, and studied mustangs. Rad has served in both the public and private sector. He has served as a government official and as a manager in the corporate consulting world. Rad has made numerous TV and radio appearances. He has written many strategic management plans and even contributed to prestigious scientific journals. He has an easy-going and fun-filled style.

As a child Rad was was labeled learning disabled and seemed to be a failure in school. Learning how to play to his strengths and having fun doing it, Rad was able to obtain his masters degree, lead teams, and live the life of his dreams.

Currently, Rad speaks and shows others how to take control of their life, and become the kind of leader that can not only achieve their personal goals, but help others bring their best forward. Rad has spoken to thousands of people of all ages, including international audiences. He calls his system Animal Leadership, and it is applicable to success in any field, regardless of age or discipline.

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BECAUSE RAD WANTS THE MESSAGE TO LIVE ON AND THE LESSONS OF LEADERSHIP TO STICK, 
YOU WILL RECEIVE FREE BOOKS WHEN YOU HAVE RAD SPEAK TO YOUR GROUP!

 

Rad's success strategies are published in the book Animal Leadership: Leadership Lessons Learned from Wildlife for Leading Yourself and Others. The book not only describes what motivates all living creatures, but relates human personalities to those of the bear, wolf, eagle, and wild horse. Being a group leader or team player starts with being the leader of your own life. By knowing what animal you are metaphorically, you can put yourself in the right "habitat" to thrive. By recognizing the personality of others, you can "feed" them information in the way they prefer.

   FREE copies of Rad's book when you book Rad to speak for your next event.

 

Once audience members learn the characteristics of the four animal personalities they know how to:

  • Put themselves in the right habitat to play to their strengths
  • Avoid the traps that are set for their animals
  • Feed information to those around them in a manner others prefer
  • Support others and help expose the traps that are set for them
  • Build the character of a leader

 

Rad especially enjoys sharing his message with:

  • Corporate Groups
  • Community Groups
  • College and Youth Audiences 


 

RAD'S SUGGESTED KEYNOTE TOPICS

 

Animal Leadership for Building Teams

When studying nature we know to appreciate diversity, yet when working with people we all too often assume everyone is just like us. Rad Watkins' Animal Leadership teaches that people are either the bear, wolf, eagle, or horse, and each one of these personality types has different qualities they bring to a team. Your group will be laughing as they listen to Rad's stories about how people are just like wildlife, and find out what animal they most relate to. Team building has never been so fun! The lessons learned are simple, and change the way people work together forever.

Learning Outcome: Audiences will know how to recognize the strengths of their teammates and how to incorporate diverse personal styles to achieve shared goals.

 

Leadership Lessons Learned from Wildlife: What Animals and Top Leaders Have in Common When it Comes to Harnessing Wild Success

Dramatic and bold descriptions of four lessons for making a well rounded leader. These lessons are based on exciting stories from Rad Watkins’ 18-year career working with wildlife, such as grizzly bears and wolves, and the insights this work has provided into how to use the laws of nature to drive your success.

Learning Outcome: Audiences will know how to move beyond their common behaviors and find their path to natural success in any situation.

 

Animal Leadership for Becoming More Influential

Whether serving as a leader, increasing sales, or convincing others to adopt new ethics, the ability to connect with people is essential. Influence, persuasion, sales, and the art of connecting are all about serving others and giving them what they want in the form they want it. Rad shows how the Animal Leadership system allows individuals to connect quickly with others and increase their power to be influential and lead.

Learning Outcome: Audiences will know how to communicate with most everyone they meet by providing information in a way that is most appealing to that individual.

 

 

What They Are Saying

"I thought this session was wonderful! It got everybody motivated and in a good mood. Rad did a great job. I enjoyed it immensely."

-Linda Herrmann, Labor Relations and Employees Services

 

"I have utilized Radley Watkins' Animal Leadership Training for my event and I highly recommend him!"

-Dr. Ross Davis, Workforce Development Coordinator, Northwoods NiiJii Enterprise Community Inc. 

 

"My firm hired Rad Watkins to give his Animal Leadership speech to kick off a three-day training event we conducted for a United States government agency. Rad both entertained and educated our audience of government leaders. We chose Rad because the way he framed leadership principles in relation to wild animals (bear, wolf, horse and eagle) was different and memorable. The animal leadership survey that the 70 participants took created “buzz” before the event. We received fantastic feedback! It was an excellent way to begin the day and the conversation about our “animal personalities” lasted throughout the event. Rad was easy to work with and we will plan to work with him again. Animal Leadership provides a valuable tool to improve leadership skills and I highly recommend Rad Watkins."

-E. Davon Kelly, President/CEO Novad Consulting

 

"Excellent presentation today, Radley had a whole group of county employees really fired up and excited; Howling, and ready to go first thing early on a Wednesday morning. Very easy to work with. Helped get the employees focused on leadership, and that they are all leaders, and that they can all make a difference."

-Lisa Charbarneau, Employee Services Manager, Oneida County

 

MORE TESTIMONIALS ON OUR WEBSITE

 

*REMEMBER*

FREE copies of Rad's book when you book Rad to speak for your next event. 

 

 

Rad Watkins' Animal Leadership is UNIQUE! 

Rad is different than your average leadership speaker.

Your audience will have a great time, learn a lot, and be motivated!

Ask about FREE books when you book Rad to speak for your next event.

Publications

  • Animal Leadership: Leadership Lessons Learned from Wildlife for Leading Yourself and Others.
  • Effects of Forest Roads on Understory Plants in a Managed Hardwood Landscape

Awards

  • Alliance for the Wild Rockies Conservation Award - For outstanding activism on behalf of the Wild Rockies Bioregion
Find out more about Rad Watkins at http://AnimalLeadership.com
and Google+.

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