Ron Black delivers ideas that energize and skills that transform achievement in our challenging global economy of complexity and change. Ron speaks on topics like sales and marketing, change management, project management, time management, and teamwork leadership.
In his management consulting firm The Mentor Group (established in 1988), he has advised and assisted in the launch of literally scores of companies, products, and services. As the founder of nine businesses, a four-time turnaround executive, and Fortune 500 marketing VP, Ron's approach was forged hands-on. He knows what it takes to lead people and organizations through growth, turbulence, and change - and with limited resources.
He's advised over 250 start-up businesses, authored two books on project management including the popular Complete Idiot's Guide to Project Management, and created the DVD program Acrobatics for Overachievers - Control-Point Time Management for Today's Ultra-Busy Professional.
He has delivered over 1500 keynote, seminar, and workshop programs in 47 states, throughout Canada and Australia, in Columbia, S.A. and Moscow, Russia.
Ron helps business leaders and professionals in such notable organizations as Intel, UCLA, Boeing, Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Eaton, ADT Tyco, U.S. Army Special Forces Command, E.P.A., Thermo-Fisher Scientific, and many others to focus on their imperatives, work with what they have, and harvest the wisdom of their teams...transforming intentions into lasting results.
"His leadership message really resonated with me. I feel I can take it and use it at my work with my direct reports, contractors, and those I need to influence."
"We chose to bring back Ron Black. He's a very dynamic speaker and he tailors his programs for us."
"Absolutely fantastic–not only entertaining, but informative, well put together, and engaged the audience. Really one of the best speeches I think I've ever, ever, seen."
"I just wanted to thank Ron for a great way to start the day!"