“IF YOU WANT TO GO FAST GO ALONE,
IF YOU WANT TO GO FAR GO TOGETHER.”

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Find the path to create and lead the business you’ve always dreamed of.

THE PEAK PRINCIPLE

PEOPLE + PURPOSE + PLAYBOOK + PERFORMANCE = PROFITS

Is frustration exceeding the rewards of your business? Do you find yourself facing the same problems again and again? Is your life exciting and fulfilling, both personally and professionally?  

I can help. It’s not magic, though sometimes when it’s all coming together it almost feels that way. We get there through hard work, but it’s invigorating, exciting, jump out of bed in the morning work. Ready to get started? Me too.

 

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PEOPLE

The right player for each position on the team.

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TALENT ASSESSMENT

How many “A Players” or “A Potential Players” do you have?

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FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY

Who owns what function drives clarity and accountability.

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PROCESS ACCOUNTABILITY

Processes cross many departments. Who owns each of your core processes? For example, Client Experience?

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TEAM HEALTH

Get all people rowing in the same direction to achieve optimum alignment to gain success.

TRANSFORM YOUR

Results

If you’re unhappy with the results you’re currently getting, don’t settle. Re-write the story of your organization by implementing proven tools for success.

“It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb the wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
– Muhammad Ali

PURPOSE

Why do we exist? Where are we headed?

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STRATEGY

How are you different?

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VISION & PLAN

The map that gets you to the peak.

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BRAND MESSAGE

We are storytellers. What problem are you solving for whom?

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CODIFIED CULTURE

How to bring your culture to the next level.

IT’S ALL POSSIBLE.

I remember the excitement and high expectations I felt leading new businesses. Then, little by little, frustrations with people, sales, profits and my time, developed. I’ve been where you may be now. It doesn’t have to be that way. I can help you rekindle that excitement and achieve the business you want through a combination of the time-tested tools and numerous proven systems, along with my years of experience leading companies.

Yes, you can do great work, with great people, achieve success, make an impact and lead a fulfilling life, both inside and outside of work.

PLAYBOOK

Are you playing to win or playing not to lose?

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CORE PROCESSES

Simplified into checklists. Process takes pressure off people.

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PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Practice the very best way to perform a process until it is repeatable for you and the client.

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MEETING STRUCTURES

How we get things done and keep everything on track & held together.

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FAST ROCKS

Quarterly and Annual goals to move the business forward the fastest.

Proven Path
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BASE CAMP DAY ONE

Begin to envision a new bolder future.

Get started on WHO, WHY, & WHERE

Deploy Essential Business Tools

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QUARTERLY SUMMIT LOOKOUT

Catch our breath, look around, and celebrate

Lookout on horizon for storms & opportunities

Determine the next Summit and path to get there

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BASE CAMP DAY TWO

Bring more detail & clarity to Vision & Strategy

Start the journey to the First Summit

Deploy Essential Business Tools

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ANNUAL TWO DAY SUMMIT

Celebrate the long hard climb and progress

Lookout on horizon for storms & opportunities

LOOK UP:
Dream Bigger this year. Execute the plan even better. Win more often.

THE ENDLESS TOOLBOX

don’t lose climbers
alignment at the top
all hands
bivouac break
coaching conversation
financial & rock accountability
flywheel
focused
get work – do work – get paid
hedgedog concept
innovation triangle
keep your job
level up! client version
Level up! leadership team
love versus loathe

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milestones 3 – 5 years
one year growth plan
profit per x
quarterly theme
stand up
weekly tactical
who not how
who what when
win the week scoreboard
ideal team player
5 dysfunctions of a team
client advisory board
fast beats smart rocks

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team mad libs
cash acceleration strategies
functional accountability
like, admire, respect, appreciate
pinnacle your #1 goal
process accountability
profits first
hero’s journey
strategic vision & Plan
talent assessment
the power of one
trends, strengths & weaknesses
strength test your strategy

FROM PAST & CURRENT CLIENTS

I am thankful to have worked with some truly remarkable people. Some even say some really nice things about me!

“For the first time in years, I really feel that we are all working in the same direction with purpose and conviction.  This would NEVER have happened without your guidance and direction.”

Peter Stairs

VP of International Sales, Sabian Ltd.

“I would like to express my gratitude for your  consultation and insight these past 6 months. Important steps were made toward the transition to another generation and your input has been extremely helpful in identifying skill sets and a vision that will be needed for the future.”

Steve West

Chairman, West Music Company

“Rick is a very gifted organizational leader and gentle but results-driven senior manager. He has an acute sense of organizational dynamics, he is able to relate to a wide range of workers with diverse talents.”

JB Kassarjian

Professor of Management, Babson College

“Rick has the ability to help leadership teams quickly pinpoint the strengths and weaknesses of a business and get right to the appropriate course of action. As a result of following his coaching, our profitability grew by 400% and we are now positioned for long term stability.”

Caleb Chapman

Caleb Chapman's Soundhouse

MEET YOUR GUIDE

I’m Rick Drumm. With more than 35 years of leadership experience in helping companies achieve success and the visions of their owners, I know what it takes for an organization to reach its goals. 

I have facilitated hundreds of sessions helping our clients achieve the results they want. In the past year, our clients’ year over year revenue growth averaged 20%, and profitability growth ranged from 15% to 300%.

Education: MBA Entrepreneurship Babson College

Certifications: Pinnacle Founding Leadership Guide, Certified Value Builder Advisor, Certified Trainer of Wiley’s Everything DiSC, and Five Cohesive Behaviors of a Team, Wiley PXT-Select

I’m also proud to be a husband, father, and grandfather to some pretty awesome people.

 

Specialized

IN VIRTUAL SESSIONS

Using state of the art video capabilities and innovative technology so that remote is as effective as in person. 

How Can I Help?

Send me a message, a question, a thought...it takes less than a minute, why not do it right now? I'm here to help.

LocationS

New England

Metro Atlanta, GA

Contact

(774) 249-5131

r[email protected]

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