From news and sports legends to CEOs and best selling fiction authors, they have all been featured on Leadership Insights at www.skipprichard.com.
This blog was designed to share ideas and insights. Whether the idea starts in a great fictional story or in someone’s personal experience, I want to highlight the ideas that may help someone advance at work or live a better, more impactful life. My aim is to create a spark that may inspire readers to find their own unique gifts and use them.
Some of my featured interviews
Who reads it?
Anyone interested in leadership, books, success and career advancement. Since my career has been in the publishing industry, it is widely read by the book industry whether bookstore owners, publishers, book buyers, librarians, wholesalers, digital book providers or journalists covering the book business.
Who am I anyway?
You can read the personal About Skip page here. Professionally, I’m President and CEO of OCLC. OCLC connects tens of thousands of libraries in a global network to manage and share the world’s knowledge. Prior to OCLC, I was the CEO of Ingram Content Group (the largest trade wholesaler in the USA and also print on demand leader Lightning Source) and before that ProQuest Information & Learning. I’ve been featured, interviewed or quoted in various media including the BBC, The New York Times, CNN, NPR, Daily Beast, Harvard Business Review, Information Today, The Bookseller, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and others. I’m a frequent keynote speaker at conferences including Tools of Change, BookExpo America, PubWest, IBPA Publishing University, SIIA, ALA, Buying & Selling eContent, Author University & UKSG. I also speak at turnaround and other business conferences on leadership topics.