Rick Williams

Rick Williams

Rick Williams is Managing Director of Williams Advisory Partners, LLC. He has a breadth of experience as an executive and board director for technology companies including medical technology, software, and financial services. Rick is a nationally published thought leader. His soon to be published book entitled “Create the Future – for your company and yourself” is a “how to field guide” for leaders who want to think creatively about where to take their organization. Rick Williams is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow him on LinkedIn.
Big Picture

Purpose, Community, and Values Drive Success

This is a story about what motivates your staff – your team – to be successful. For more years than I want to admit, I have competed in sailing races across New England including Block Island Race Week, the Bermuda Race, Ted Hood Regatta, the Buzzards Bay Regatta, and the...
Executive Insider

IT IS NOT JUST THE MONEY

It’s not just the money. This was Ralph Anderson’s bottom line take away. I have interviewed many company owners and CEOs while writing my book, Create the Future - for your company and yourself. The owner of a property and casualty insurance agency told me about his experience founding, growing,...
C-Suite Advisory

The Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Story

The conflict between short-term priorities and important long-term goals was the struggle Stephan Bancel, CEO of Moderna Therapeutics, faced bringing the COVID-19 vaccine to the public. Long before leaders in the US and other western countries understood the magnitude of the COVID-19 threat scientists at Moderna, based in Cambridge Massachusetts,...
CEO Insider

Independence Day – July 4, 2020

July 4th is celebrated as Independence Day in the United States. We commemorate the day we declared our independence from Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson, a plantation owner from Charlottesville, Virginia, drafted the Declaration of Independence. This 4th of July, the Boston Pops will not play Tchaikovsky's “1812 Overture” for those...
C-Suite Agenda

Starting A Business: Fail Quickly Short

Starting a new business requires complete commitment and conviction. Sometimes irrational confidence in your ultimate success is a core requirement.Friends and colleagues are patting you on back and wishing you “good luck” while wondering why you are taking on this quixotic venture. They expect you to fail but do not...
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