Rod Richards

Author and Business Consultant – Rod Richards is the founder and owner of Richards Consulting, a consulting firm that specializes in practical and innovative solutions for small business entrepreneurs. Beginning his career as a shop assistant, he ascended the ladder through many levels of management before finally launching his own successful business. In 15 years, Rod has worked with over a thousand businesses, helping many of them grow into sustainable levels of operations and win local and national acclaim.

In his practice, Rod strives to achieve the highest standards through trust, integrity, care, approachability, and honesty while inspiring business owners to lead healthy and fulfilling lifestyles and pursue their passions. He believes that mentoring is a necessity for all businesses to achieve great things and is passionate about connecting with the greater business community through his one-on-one sessions, workshops, and numerous media appearances.

Rod is an endorsed Skills Mentor for Small Business Solutions Queensland State Government, the DEEDI Mentoring for Growth Program, DEEDI Business Planning presenter, and DEEDI Productivity Hubs mentoring program.
Australian Government initiatives include the Young Entrepreneurs Program, Getting Down to Business 2 Program, Succession Planning Program and New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).

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