Richard Stone is a nationally recognized speaker on the power of story and its applications in business, healthcare and education. He got his start nearly 30 years ago developing story-based training programs for team building and leadership development and has been a leader in work on the healing effects of narrative reminiscence. Currently at StoryWork International, a partner of Turknett Leadership Group, Rick is focused on using the power of story to assist leaders to transform their organizations and their approach to leading, infusing their work with deeper purpose and meaning. This partnership allows for the exclusive offering of a suite of programs to serve the leadership and organizational development including The MasterStory Experience, MasterStory for Organizations, StoryCamp for Leaders, Story Envisioning, Story for Teams, and Storytelling for Non-profit Fundraising.
Painting, macro-photography of tree bark and lichen, fiction writing, working on a jazz documentary film, performance of an original work that tells the story of an 18th Century mystic, and golf
Higher protein, lower carb diet—in the end, avocados make everything taste better
Currently immersed in Madame Secretary; also love English Murder Mysteries—latest obsession was Father Brown
Drawdown—the best book I have read on how we’re going to save the planet from human activity
“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”—Albert Einstein
Is seeking to maximize the potential of his people and company.
Helping Walter Reed Hospital shut down without any degradation of the level of patient care.
When in doubt, come back to the present moment, look around, and breathe.
Creating meaning and insight for people whom I teach.