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 (US)

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

Biography

Uncaging The Natural Leader Within


Every One Of Your People

If your employees are unhappy and disengaged, your managers are struggling to lead effectively, or you’re worried about turnover, you need Rad Watkins to uncover the natural leaders within your company’s most precious resource, your people. 

 

A negative work environment can spread like wildfire and infect even those who were once the happiest on the job and the most productive on the team.  The truth is people don’t leave companies, people leave bad managers.  But it doesn’t have to be that way for your organization.

 

With a presentation from Rad Watkins, your teams will be motivated and inspired to work and serve in their zone of genius. Rad helps international audiences discover the importance of knowing themselves and playing to their strengths so they can become the leader they’re meant to be. Rad’s entertaining and engaging talks, on discovering your own natural leadership personality will empower your people to perform at their peak ability and stay engaged.

 

Rad bases his presentations on his experiences as a wildlife biologist, including working with animals such as grizzly bears and wolves - so your audience is sure to stay mesmerized the entire time!

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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. 

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.

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FEATURED KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

 

Natural Leadership:

Leveraging Your Natural Abilities, Leading Within Your Zone of Greatness

Through stories of Rocky Mountain exploration including encounters with grizzly bears, learn how your group can build on their strengths to achieve greatness naturally without major organizational overhaul. Your group will see that they can be natural leaders who are more productive, efficient, and capable, engaging employees and impressing clients as they go. Natural Leadership will …

 

  • Improve your team’s ability to navigate around obstacles and handle the unexpected so they perform at their peak ability despite external or internal issues working against them.
  • Uncover each individual’s natural strengths and have them discover how to double down on their efforts in their particular zone of greatness

 

Animal Leadership:

Build Connection with Clients & Coworkers by Understating Their Animal Personality

Extinguish group conflict by discovering how to bring the best of your team forward to skyrocket productivity. This talk will help you understand the people in your organization and their working style. Just like the wolf pack works together to bring down moose much larger than any one individual, your group can become super productive when everyone plays to their strengths. Animal Leadership will help you …

  • Escape and eliminate the typical domineering leader scenario, so your people feel supported, and empowered to communicate effectively within their teams and reach their full potential as a group and individually.
  • Create leaders who grow teams of motivated staff and create an exceptional employee experience to boost performance.

 

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 & Business Groups 


 

4 Reasons To Hire Rad Watkins To Speak at Your Next Event

 

1. You want to make an investment in leadership and productivity but also have your people be entertained.

 

Without good leadership you are probably having trouble with employee retention, disengagement, burnout, or lack of commitment? Of course you want your audience entertained, but you also you’re your people to walk away from the presentation with something tangible that can make your organization work better together, have amazing engagement, build killer teams and results in creating leaders who build a superior employee experience, boost productivity and create stupendous organizational harmony. Rad Watkins is an entertaining speaker that will deliver memorable, proven strategies for developing leadership skills.

 

“We just had Rad Watkins talk, he hit it out of the ballpark! Everybody that came out was just raving about it. He was fun. He was engaging. Great leadership topic. I can’t say enough great things about him. I would love to have him back some time.” - Drew Kayvani, Education Program Developer at Illinois Credit Union League

 

2. You want an event where your people will be learning, having fun and are ENGAGED, NOT another boring corporate snooze-fest.

 

Your audience will be out of their seats and howling with laughter. Rad not only uses suspenseful stories about close-encounters with all sorts of different wild animals to teach leadership principles, but he gets the audience involved while they are having fun. An audience always learns more when they are having fun, moving and physically engaged in a presentation. Rad will have them climbing mountains, smelling the fresh alpine air, and letting the beast within out with a growl. Your group won’t be bored for a minute.

 

“The Animal Leadership angle Rad takes is very unique, and I would recommend him for groups that want a leadership speaker who can keep the audience engaged. The presentation was very interactive and entertaining, as well as delivering good strategies for developing leadership skills. Rad delivered more than we expected.” - Linda Herman, Oneida County Labor Relations Employee Services Department

 

3. You want a unique speaker who shares cutting edge information and strategies, NOT a talk that could have been delivered ten years ago.

 

You don’t want another leadership speaker who instructs the audience to be decisive and speaks in platitudes. Your group has heard that before. Your group has never heard a leadership speaker who has studied grizzly bears, worked in the rainforest, and published in scientific journals. Rad has done all this and he will ignite innovation, spur creativity and show you how leadership is natural. The Animal Leadership™ system to deliver leadership lessons in a way that are valuable and memorable. Your event will generate buzz with this unique speaker and his stories of wild adventure.

 

“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 was different and memorable. The animal leadership survey created “buzz” before the event. We received fantastic feedback!” - E. Davon Kelly, President/CEO, Novad Consulting

 

4. You Need a Professional Leadership Speaker that Rocks, NOT a High-Maintenance Primadonna “Expert.”

 

You want your group entertained but you don’t want to be worried about managing a primadonna. The last thing you want when you are planning an event is to worry about the keynote speaker and Rad understands that. Rad is reliable, easy going, and very professional. He will make sure his signature talk fits your event and your audience gets tremendous value. With Rad Watkins you will have no worries ahead so just relax and wait for your boss to thank you for booking Rad.

 

“I found Rad easy to work with, and he customized his presentations to fit our agenda. Rad Watkins is a great choice when looking for a motivational speaker and leadership trainer.” – Dr. Ross Davis, Northwoods NiiJii Enterprise Community Inc.

 

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*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.

To schedule a discovery call with Rad about how his Natural Leadership Principles will ignite creativity and inspire great leaders within your organization, contact him at 888-823-0691 or via e-mail at info@animalleadership.com

Visit Rad at www.RadWatkins.com

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://radwatkins.com/
and Google+.

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