Economic Developers Council Ontario
Elevating Entrepreneurs, Toronto
The Enterprise Edge (Waterloo)
Etobicoke, Scarborough, North York and East York chambers of commerce
Family Service Association of Metropolitan Toronto
Financial Post Reach
Forum for International Trade Training
Great Canadian Gaming Corp., Vancouver
Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Hamilton Business Development
Ivey Business School
Ivey Business School Alumni Association
Kingston Economic Development Corp.
Kirkland Lake Chamber of Commerce
London Small Business Centre
Ontario Trucking Association
Ontario Exports Inc.
"Rick cares about the future of your business"
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITIES
It Takes A Village: Building an Enterprise Culture in Your Community
ZAP! How to Create a Startup Community
Entrepreneurial Nation: How to Fix the Economy Forever
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: How You Can Help Entrepreneurs Grow in your Municipality
Rick has spent years interviewing business owners. He knows what it takes to build great companies. He shares that information every day in his columns. And in dynamic, uplifting presentations.
What’s blocking your team? Tough markets, price resistance, strapped customers, increasing competition?
Rick provides and new opportunities that will put you back on the road to success.
Speaker and Author on Business, Growth and innovation
ASSOCIATIONS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The Future of Business
Secrets of Success from Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
Build it, Sell It, Fix It: Learning from Today’s Startup Culture
10 New Technologies that will Disrupt your Business
Breakthrough Questions to Grow Your Business
Small Steps, Big Changes: 10 Ways to Accelerate Your Effectiveness and Authority
“What do You Think?” Creating a Company of Leaders
Doing the Wrong Thing: Avoiding the Biggest Mistakes in Business
Bigger Picture: How to Turn Entrepreneurs into Leaders
“You were great. I wrote up notes on everything you said, and normally I never take notes” Business owner, California
Alberta Opportunity Co.
Association of Independent Consultants
Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario
Belleville Sales & Advertising Club
Board of Funeral Services
Bridges to Better Business
Burlington Economic Development
Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Canadian Centre for Ethics & Corporate Policy
Canadian Franchise Association
Canadian Foundry Association
Canadian Junior Chamber
Canadian Marketing Association
Canadian Public Relations Society
Canadian Real Estate Association
Canadian Retail Hardware Association
Canadian Venture Capital Association
Canadian Youth Business Foundation
Conference Board of Canada
Composting Council of Canada
Credit Union Central
Cremation Association of North America
Digital Imaging Association
Rick Spence is passionate about the future of entrepreneurship, innovation and business. Your business.
Rick knows how hard business can be. He’s covered winners, losers and turnarounds for two decades. He knows how hard it is to create winning teams, develop new products, build trusted brands, balance the finances, create leaders and beat the competition.
But Rick believes that with just a nudge and a spark, any company can be great. There has never been a better time to be in business!
And Rick can help your company, your staff or your association members achieve much more.
GROWING YOUR COMPANY
How to Create a Winning Corporate Culture
Continuous Innovation: How to Disrupt the Competition First!
Why We Work: Restoring Purpose in Your Business
The Seven Habits of Incredibly Successful Entrepreneurs
Win-Win-Win: How to Create Relationships that Last
Stayin’ Alive: The Top Ten Business Trends of the Decade
How to Create More Value Every Day
Survival of the Fittest: Five things you need to do NOW in your business!
Hire People You Hate:
10 Unexpected Tips for Growing Your Team
SALES AND MARKETING
The 7 New Rules of Sales
Building Better Relationship Builders
Breakthrough Questions for Sales Leaders
Hey, You: The Future of Social Media
Job One: Put Your Customer First
Becoming the Ultimate "Trusted Advisor"
Clients and Testimonials