Carl Richards is a Broadcaster, Speech Coach, Corporate Trainer and Professional Speaker. Through positive and effective coaching, Carl helps people realize their true talents and potential when it comes to communication. He’s coached a diverse group of individuals with speaking, from students to business professionals. His workshops and seminars are educational and informative…his messages of inspiration move audiences to action!
More About Carl
After high school, Carl entered Mohawk College, where he spent two years studying the craft of Radio Broadcasting. He achieved Dean’s Honours both years, and was presented with the ‘Andy’ or Outstanding Student Award at graduation. His love for radio boiled through his veins has he pounded the pavement searching for his first elusive radio gig.
Where His Career Started
His career as a broadcaster began in 1997 in Kenora, a small yet vibrant tourist town in North-western Ontario’s pristine wilderness. His love and passion for radio took him from Kenora to Fort Frances, Welland to Cornwall, and finally Kingston.
While in Cornwall, Carl stumbled on a public speaking group called Toastmasters. It was there Carl learned that, even though he was a broadcaster, he had a lot to learn about communication and leadership. Through Toastmasters he’s held many leadership roles, including Area Governor, Division Governor and served his home club in various club officer roles. He’s led workshops and seminars, served on conference committees, as well as organized and executed events of the highest standard.
Carl enjoys coaching individuals through the core competency of communication, while helping the achieve self confidence. A professional Speaker, Carl is dedicated to dazzling his audiences with his messages of education and inspiration.