Richard John runs several organisations, including:
- a successful learning and development consultancy, specialising in essential "soft skills" training and coaching:
- bespoke programmes and initiatives for the meetings and events sector;
- Ideas Nest, the website that acts as a 'dating agency' for those who have great ideas and are looking for supporters and investors to make them a reality
- a training agency supporting apprentices into the events industry
Richard also undertake a variety of consulting, advisory, speaking, and mentoring roles for event agencies needing the guidance that comes with grey hairs and battle scars. He also provides free advice and opinion to early stage businesses or those struggling with life’s challenges
Richard writes for several leading business magazines covering the meetings and events industry, as well as presenting and facilitating at numerous events around the globe. He is the author of 4 books.