- Lessons of Leadership
Richard B. (Dick) Burleson, has a Civil Engineering degree, also rose to the Army Reserves, Major General.
Richard B. (Dick) Burleson was Commanding General of the largest Army Reserve Command in the World.
His command covered eight states, 40,000 troops and included over 5,000 soldiers placed on active duty during Desert Storm. General Colin Powell personally decorated General Burleson’s units.
One of his highest personal honors came, when General Burleson received the Spirit of America’s – Audie Murphy Patriotism Award. He was only the 23rd American to receive this award.
Dick Burleson has been a football official in the Southeastern Conference for many years and worked a full schedule of top SEC games every year as head referee.
Dick has served as Chief Referee and President of the SEC.
He officiated fifteen major bowl games and the SEC Championship game.
His last game on the field was as the head referee for the National Championship Rose Bowl game.
He shares his “12 Mandatory Leadership Traits” for success developed during his time with great leaders like Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant and General Colin Powell.
This program is a must for leaders at all levels. He covers such issues as how to manage change and how to be an effective leader.
Attendees will leave knowledgeable on how to immediately make a difference as a leader.
The “Mandatory 12” will be followed by “Lessons of Leadership”.
From how Good Leaders “…usually tick people off…” to how Good Leaders believe “…you don’t know what you can get away with until you try”!
“Dick was well received would be a gross understatement. He was on point and educational in the area of leadership, and his anecdotes were great. He was outstanding.”
“… Our convention attendees were absolutely delighted with your presentation on leadership traits…
I know you could teach & inspire many of the “rising stars” in today’s community banks.”
Books by Richard B. Burleson