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Richard Leider

Founding Partner of The Inventure Group

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 Richard Leider Biography

A pioneer in the field of career coaching, Richard has become an internationally respected author, speaker and a noted spokesman for the power of purpose. He has written or co-written five books - The Inventurers, Life Skills, Repacking Your Bags, The Power of Purpose and Whistle While You Work - and he has contributed to the Drucker Foundation book, The Leader of the Future and also to Coaching For Leadership. The book, Repacking Your Bags is an international best-seller published in 14 languages.

Featured previously in the magazine, Fast Company, he is now a contributing columnist to Fast Company's web site and has been featured as a speaker at all of their RealTime Live events. A Certified Master Career Counselor, Richard completed a master's degree in counseling psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. His alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College, chose him as "Distinguished Alumnus in Human Services."

An avid hiker and backpacker, Richard leads yearly Inventure Expedition walking safaris in Tanzania, East Africa, where he helped found the Dorobo Fund for youth leadership and village conservation. Richard's work received recognition from the Bush Foundation, which awarded him a Fellowship to study "mid-career renewal". The Minnesota Career Development Association named Richard one of the top 10 most influential Minnesotans in the career development field and also presented him with the Jules Kerlan Outstanding Achievement Award for his contributions to the career development community. Richard passionately believes that each of us is born with purpose and his purpose is coaching individuals and leaders to discover that purpose.

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Books
Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling

Work Reimagined: Uncover Your Calling

Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities

Life Reimagined: Discovering Your New Life Possibilities

Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Good Life

Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Good Life

Something to Live For: Finding Your Way in the Second Half of Life

Something to Live For: Finding Your Way in the Second Half of Life

Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose

Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose

Whistle While You Work: Heeding Your Life's Calling

Whistle While You Work: Heeding Your Life's Calling

Speaking Topics
  • Working on Purpose/Leading on Purpose

    Based on Richard’s newest bestselling book, Work Reimagined, this is a presentation that helps people[spans all levels from the individual leader to the team and the larger organization] uncover their “calling.” Through story and practices, this presentation helps people discover how to bring their authentic “gifts, passions, and values” to work every day. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Clarify how to unlock the power of purpose at work
    • Work in ways that are consistent with their natural gifts, passions, and values
    • Optional takeaways: Work Reimagined book and Calling Cards tool

  • Living on Purpose

    Many people are feeling overwhelmed—weighed down by too much to do and constant busyness. Based on Richard’s classic international bestselling book in 21 languages, Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Good Life, this presentation shows audiences how to “lighten their loads” to find new balance and focus. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Define their vision of the “good life”
    • Discover practices for “unpacking” – lightening their loads
    • Optional takeaways: Repacking Your Bags book and Repacking Journal

  • The Purpose Checkup

    What makes you want to get out of bed in the morning? These days the answer to that question seems more difficult than ever to answer. Based on Richard’s perennial bestselling book, The Power of Purpose: Find Meaning. Live Longer, Better, this presentation helps audiences unlock their purpose. . .a clear answer to the question. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Unlock their purpose
    • Work and live in ways that align with their purpose
    • Optional takeaways: The Power of Purpose book and Purpose Reminder Cards

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  • HOW TO BOOK Richard Leider?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Richard Leider for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Richard Leider, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Richard Leider or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Richard Leider?

    Booking fees for Richard Leider, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Richard Leider, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Richard Leider?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Richard Leider for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Richard Leider for your next private or corporate function.
  • WHAT IS A FULL-SERVICE TALENT BOOKING AGENCY?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Richard Leider or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Richard Leider or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Richard Leider

Founding Partner of The Inventure Group

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Richard Leider Biography

A pioneer in the field of career coaching, Richard has become an internationally respected author, speaker and a noted spokesman for the power of purpose. He has written or co-written five books - The Inventurers, Life Skills, Repacking Your Bags, The Power of Purpose and Whistle While You Work - and he has contributed to the Drucker Foundation book, The Leader of the Future and also to Coaching For Leadership. The book, Repacking Your Bags is an international best-seller published in 14 languages.

Featured previously in the magazine, Fast Company, he is now a contributing columnist to Fast Company's web site and has been featured as a speaker at all of their RealTime Live events. A Certified Master Career Counselor, Richard completed a master's degree in counseling psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. His alma mater, Gustavus Adolphus College, chose him as "Distinguished Alumnus in Human Services."

An avid hiker and backpacker, Richard leads yearly Inventure Expedition walking safaris in Tanzania, East Africa, where he helped found the Dorobo Fund for youth leadership and village conservation. Richard's work received recognition from the Bush Foundation, which awarded him a Fellowship to study "mid-career renewal". The Minnesota Career Development Association named Richard one of the top 10 most influential Minnesotans in the career development field and also presented him with the Jules Kerlan Outstanding Achievement Award for his contributions to the career development community. Richard passionately believes that each of us is born with purpose and his purpose is coaching individuals and leaders to discover that purpose.

Richard Leider Videos

  • How to unlock the power of purpose | Richard Leider | TEDxEdina ...
  • BIF 6: Richard Leider - The Power Of Purpose - YouTube
  • What Makes Aging a Purposeful Experience?

Richard Leider Books

Richard Leider Speaking Topics

  • Working on Purpose/Leading on Purpose

    Based on Richard’s newest bestselling book, Work Reimagined, this is a presentation that helps people[spans all levels from the individual leader to the team and the larger organization] uncover their “calling.” Through story and practices, this presentation helps people discover how to bring their authentic “gifts, passions, and values” to work every day. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Clarify how to unlock the power of purpose at work
    • Work in ways that are consistent with their natural gifts, passions, and values
    • Optional takeaways: Work Reimagined book and Calling Cards tool

  • Living on Purpose

    Many people are feeling overwhelmed—weighed down by too much to do and constant busyness. Based on Richard’s classic international bestselling book in 21 languages, Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Good Life, this presentation shows audiences how to “lighten their loads” to find new balance and focus. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Define their vision of the “good life”
    • Discover practices for “unpacking” – lightening their loads
    • Optional takeaways: Repacking Your Bags book and Repacking Journal

  • The Purpose Checkup

    What makes you want to get out of bed in the morning? These days the answer to that question seems more difficult than ever to answer. Based on Richard’s perennial bestselling book, The Power of Purpose: Find Meaning. Live Longer, Better, this presentation helps audiences unlock their purpose. . .a clear answer to the question. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Unlock their purpose
    • Work and live in ways that align with their purpose
    • Optional takeaways: The Power of Purpose book and Purpose Reminder Cards

FAQs on booking Richard Leider

  • How to book Richard Leider?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Richard Leider for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Richard Leider, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Richard Leider or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Richard Leider?

    Booking fees for Richard Leider, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Richard Leider, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Richard Leider?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Richard Leider for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Richard Leider for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Richard Leider or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Richard Leider or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Richard Leider is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Richard Leider for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Richard Leider generally travels from MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jack Canfield, Marci Shimoff, Mark Victor Hansen, Dan Buettner and Cheryl Richardson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Richard Leider for an upcoming event.

Richard Leider Speaker Videos

  • How to unlock the power of purpose | Richard Leider | TEDxEdina ...
    BIF 6: Richard Leider - The Power Of Purpose - YouTube
  • What Makes Aging a Purposeful Experience?

Richard Leider Speaking Topics

  • Working on Purpose/Leading on Purpose

    Based on Richard’s newest bestselling book, Work Reimagined, this is a presentation that helps people[spans all levels from the individual leader to the team and the larger organization] uncover their “calling.” Through story and practices, this presentation helps people discover how to bring their authentic “gifts, passions, and values” to work every day. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Clarify how to unlock the power of purpose at work
    • Work in ways that are consistent with their natural gifts, passions, and values
    • Optional takeaways: Work Reimagined book and Calling Cards tool

  • Living on Purpose

    Many people are feeling overwhelmed—weighed down by too much to do and constant busyness. Based on Richard’s classic international bestselling book in 21 languages, Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Good Life, this presentation shows audiences how to “lighten their loads” to find new balance and focus. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Define their vision of the “good life”
    • Discover practices for “unpacking” – lightening their loads
    • Optional takeaways: Repacking Your Bags book and Repacking Journal

  • The Purpose Checkup

    What makes you want to get out of bed in the morning? These days the answer to that question seems more difficult than ever to answer. Based on Richard’s perennial bestselling book, The Power of Purpose: Find Meaning. Live Longer, Better, this presentation helps audiences unlock their purpose. . .a clear answer to the question. As a result of this presentation, people will be able to:
    • Unlock their purpose
    • Work and live in ways that align with their purpose
    • Optional takeaways: The Power of Purpose book and Purpose Reminder Cards

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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