Dr. Rick Brandon delivers keynote speeches at corporate events, educates thousands annually in workshops, and appears in various industrial and educational videos. In early 1999, Dr. Brandon launched Brandon Partners, offering a unique service for corporate events, blending his passion for motivational speaking and performance programs with his talent for musical comedy. Now Brandon Partners’ most popular business services are smaller behavior change workshops in the content areas of ethical organizational politics and managerial motivation skills. Dr. Brandon earned his Ph.D. in Counseling and Management at the University of Arizona, his M.A. in Educational Psychology from St. Lawrence University, and his B.A. in Psychology from Case Western Reserve. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses for the University of Bridgeport, College of Saint Rose and the University of Arizona. Dr. Brandon has consulted, educated, and presented at companies worldwide. From start-up e-commerce businesses to blue chip companies, his clients include Citibank, The Prudential, Pfizer, Charles Schwab, Chase Manhattan Bank, The Gap, Kodak, Apple Computer and Walker Interactive Systems.
Straight Talk: Using Candor and Constructive Confrontation to get Better Results
with Dr. Rick Brandon
Candor and accountability form the basis of a productive working relationship, but many leaders mistake performance expectations for performance agreements, fail to "get real" about the victim mentality and blame games poisoning their organizations, and shy away from confronting people to...