Richard Avdoian works with businesses and associations committed to recruiting, training, and retaining highly motivated productive employees. He is an employee development expert who specializes in enhancing employee potential and maximizing capabilities to provide exemplary customer service, increase productivity and profitability. He has worked with clients in over forty different industries providing programs and services in the area of teamwork, leadership and employee development. He combines books smarts and street smarts to deliver content rich, high energy, innovative programs that inspire, motivate, and challenge people to explore and reach their full potential.
Area of Expertise
Employee Retention/Customer Service
Personal and Team dynamics
Corporations and Small Businesses
Healthcare & Social Service Agencies
TeamWork By Design offers training and consulting services in
the areas of personal achievement, teamwork and employee development
and programs targeting how to formulate better client relations, increase
repeat business, retain motivated productive employees and increase
productivity and higher revenue.
Working relationships options
Half, Full or Multiple day formats
Richard Avdoian has over 12 years of coaching experience working with executives, business owners/entrepreneurs and professional service providers. Coaching accelerates a client’s progress in achieving their desired objectives & goals. Through coaching, clients broaden their learning, improve their performance& can enhance their quality of personal & professional lives
Richard Avdoian is an employee development expert who has worked with businesses and associations in over forty different industries committed to recruit, train and retain highly motivated productive employees.
He is president of TeamWork By Design, a consulting firm that offers executive & business coaching and consulting services. He offers keynote speeches, seminars & workshops and consulting services in the area of personal achievement, teamwork, and customer service.
Richard holds the designation of Certified Speaking Professional (C.S.P.) from the National Speakers Association and International Federation for Professional Speakers, the highest earned level of excellence attainable in the industry and a distinction representing the top 10 percent of all members of the profession. He was inducted into the Distinguished Alumni Gallery by Niagara County Community College in recognition of his personal and professional accomplishments and community service.
Richard is revered as a pioneer in the area of “Men’s Work” helping men develop a deeper understanding of masculinity. He is a key consultant in the education and services rendered related to family violence and is sought out by numerous state, county and local organizations to offer his expertise and insight.
Drawing on his 26 years in private practice as a psychotherapist, Richard founded the Illinois Men’s Institute and Voyager Experience to challenge and inspire individuals to achieve a healthier balance in life, enhance relationships and reach their full potential.
Richard writes a monthly online column for “www.babycreationsboutique.com" titled “Father to Father." The column offers insight and practical advice in response to questions submitted by new fathers and fathers-to-be as they embark upon the incredible journey of fatherhood.
He received his A.A. degree in liberal arts from Niagara County Community College, B.A. degree in sociology & minority studies and master degree in counseling from Niagara University, New York. He also earned a master degree in social work from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
TeamWork By Design offers training and consulting services in the areas of personal achievement, teamwork and employee development and programs targeting how to formulate better client relations, increase repeat business, retain motivated productive employees and increase productivity and higher revenue.
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Top 3 reasons to hire this speaker
To gain an understanding of Richard Avdoian, you need to listen to him speak, either on tape or by experiencing one of his live programs. He has several CDs and products but his true passion and personal power radiates in his ability to captivate his audience’s hearts and minds with is authenticity. If you are looking for an easy way to get started in re-energizing your life, I would recommend listening to one of his CDs, either “Life Balance is Bunk – Juggling Work, Home, Relationships and Personal Health” or “Life Journey – Parent, Mentor & Wise Person"
Contacting Richard Avdoian
Address: TeamWork By Design
15 Emerald Terrace
Swansea, Illinois 62226