Pat Richie: Three Super Bowl rings and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – a unique combination, utilizing the experience of building a teamwork culture for one of the highest performing athletic teams ever, and the expertise of developing and applying these groundbreaking models for business. As a sought-after speaker, trainer and consultant, Pat Richie has worked with over one hundred organizations developing corporate strategy and high performing teams.
Pat Richie’s early success came in professional sports as part of the San Francisco 49’ers in the 1980’s and 90’s. In fact, the 49’ers awarded him three Super Bowl rings in recognition of his contribution to the team’s success after Super Bowls XXIII, XXIV and XXIX. Other legendary athletic programs, including the University of Texas, Notre Dame University and the Carolina Panthers, in addition to corporate leaders such as Cingular, WellPoint and General Dynamics and even the production company behind the hit children’s television show,VeggieTales have seen marked results from Pat Richie’s programs.
Pat Richie is the author of Wisdom for BusyLeaders andWisdom for the Busy SportsLeader. He has also been quoted by The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, the BBC, and GQ Magazine.
Patrick Lencioni, the author of the New York Times best-selling book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team has given Pat Richie exclusive authorization to speak on The Five Dysfunctions. Pat Richie’s presentations are dynamic, engaging and have been praised by audiences again and again.
For over 25 years, Pat Richie has been presenting the subjects of teamwork, leadership and business ethics to corporate presidents, team owners, athletes, broadcasters and college educators. His experience encompasses a wide spectrum of athletic associations, including: the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS AND NCAA. Now more than ever, organizations can access Pat Richie’s proven steps toward greater teamwork.
Pat Richie has been described as a strategic thinker, problem solver and is broadly recognized as an excellent presenter, teacher, facilitator and advisor to top business executives.
Pat Richie holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Advertising from Minnesota State University at Moorhead. His graduate studies were at North Park Theological Seminary.
Dealing With the Elephant in the Room: Teamwork, Leadership and the Currency of Truth
Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Why Build a Champion When You Can Build a Dynasty?
Leadership Lessons From the Legends of Sports
The Four Disciplines of a Healthy Organization
Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business