Biography

A dynamic and highly sought-after speaker, leadership expert Tom Flick has delivered over 2,000 presentations to a “who’s-who” list of clients that includes Microsoft, Star- bucks, Google, American Express, Amazon, NASA, Ritz-Carlton Hotels and the Pentagon. Tom addresses more than 100,000 men and women each year and has garnered a reputation around the world as an authority on leadership, helping organizations develop leaders, lead change effectively and increase teamwork and organizational performance.

Tom’s passion for raising more effective leaders is achieved by his unique gift to connect with the listener’s heart as well as their head. Understanding that people, not programs, help organizations change and grow. He draws on his leadership experience as a former NFL quarterback for seven seasons, his association with Dr. John Kotter and his extensive work in corporate America, to provide actionable solutions around developing leaders and leading the change process.

Mentored by leadership and change experts Dennis Goin, Executive Vice President of Kotter International, and Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership, Emeritus at the Harvard School of Business Dr. John Kotter, Tom uses his exceptional talent as a deft storyteller to inspire audiences to lead change, to recognize opportunities for growth, and to adopt a leader’s mindset, whether in the role of executive, manager, salesperson, or frontline employee.

Tom customizes every engaging presentation based on each organization’s needs and desired outcomes, collaborating directly with the client to ensure measurable takeaways for their organization. Tom Flick’s exceptional ability to communicate clear business solutions with humor, wit and razor-sharp insight is why he is in such high demand.

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Your powerful and engaging message provided the tools to be more effective leaders in a merger environment and made a significant positive impact on everyone – including me.
– Doug Parker, Chairman & CEO, American Airlines
Tom captivated our leaders—completely.
– Mark Brashear, Chairman & CEO of Americas, Hugo Boss
It was the seventh time this year you’ve presented to and inspired our glob- al brands across the world, and everyone at Hyatt are raving fans of Tom Flick!
– Kevin Kelly, Vice President–Sales, Americas, Hyatt
Tom is an insightful and powerful presenter. His ability to positively impact an audience with an enduring message is the best I have seen in my 30+ years in the industry.
– Donald E. Foude, President, Advisor Group, Ameriprise Financial
Tom Flick was exceptional. I have rarely seen a speaker be able to seamlessly balance an actionable message in such an inspirational way. As a result of Tom’s message, our team left motivated, aligned, and ready to win the day!
– Jason Green, Senior Vice President–Sales, National Instruments
Our company is in the midst of a transformational change and had Tom Flick as the keynote speaker. Tom’s presentation was outstanding! Our team was positively impacted; Tom received the highest scores of any external speaker in our history. Tom was much more than a motivational speaker, his speech had real world application and true take-home value.
– Doug Williams, CEO, Cotiviti
Your important role in creating an atmosphere of change agility and trust by unifying new teams and creating working relationships at our National Director’s Conference was exceptional!
– Ann Perinchief, Sr. VP of Customer Satisfaction & Sales, Eddie Bauer

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