Judith Richardson, MA, BA, BEd, MEC
PONO Consultants International Inc. Chief Evolutionary Officer
International strategist/consultant, Master Entrepreneur Coach, author, recipient of International Executive Coach of the Year, Canadian Progress Club Woman of the Year -Entrepreneur and Innovator, SMU Distinguished Community Service Awards, Tuck-WBENC Executive Program Certification.
With 20 years of experience as an organizational culture, engagement strategy, communications and leadership professional, Judith is known for her integrative approach to leadership, potential and peak performance. Judith exudes high energy, warm humor, interactivity, knowledge and expertise. After an experience with Judith, clients see their challenges in a new light with tools they can apply when they get back to their home or office.
Judith is called both an artist and an engineer for her ability to engage others to ignite vision, performance and aligned action in internal teams, with customers/client, external stakeholders and globally in citizen engagement. She is passionate about creating momentum in business as a profitable source of pleasure! She works and plays with individuals and organizations creating the most creative and sustainable enterprises – imaginable. PONO is here to help create the organizations that are creating the future.
Judith’s real world experience in organizational development has made her a recognized expert, visionary and chief strategist. She is a former senior manager, paralegal, IT executive, University and College professor, and holds a Master’s Degree in capacity for
change. Drawing on experience in executive leadership, management, adult education, law, learning styles, indigenous forms of restorative justice and mediation, Judith advises senior leaders on the impact their vision and leadership strategies have on
their organization’s culture and corporate agenda. Capturing the energy of individuals and groups, Judith uses processes that engage creativity, fun, spirit, knowledge, and expertise – inviting other to tap into the spark that ignites potential and change in their
Judith Richardson is known for her successful integrative approach to women's leadership: Author of Four Keys to Engaging Leadership, Peaceful Expression of Difference, Heart and Mind of the Entrepreneurial Women (Prime Minister’s Task Force on Women in Business 2003), keynote speaker, international organizational development across North America, Europe, Jamaica and Russia. Her work in the art of relationship has been featured in ICFAI University’s Executive Reference Manual, BizBeat Magazine, International Association of Facilitators Manual.
PONO’s clients choose a new currency -- the "quality of relationships in our lives." We have unleashed a powerful phenomenon in the business world, having discovered how to provide business leaders access to a path for transforming themselves in ways that
preserve their confidence, expertise and inspire both themselves and their people to greater levels of contribution. This enables them to get ahead of change, instead of being the "unconscious obstacle," and to create a self-sustaining health and vigor that lives on long past their time, creating a conscious organization. Judith loves to have fun with ideas and fresh perspectives and energy, assisting leaders, workgroups and organizations to discover inner resources, resolve nagging issues and renew a sense of