That familiar phrase has been heard by millions over the Malaysian airwaves for the past 20 years and can still be heard on the MAS Golden Era inflight programme. The golden voice behind that phrase has since moved on to helping others “Live The Dream”. Today, Richard is a highly sought-after motivational speaker, corporate trainer, vocal coach and communications specialist, and have even shared stages with the International Inspirational Sensation, the Man Who Would Not Be Defeated, W Mitchell.
Driven by his passion to inspire audiences and encourage them to live their dreams, combined with 30 over years working in the Radio, News, TV and Education industry, Richard is well known for his dynamic presentations that consistently earn him awesome reviews. His unique ability to adapt to participants from all walks of life allow him to reach out to a wide spectrum of audiences, from corporate leaders to cleaners, ministers to mothers, academics to students, teenagers to pensioners, celebrity to commoners!
Richard is equally at ease with inspirational keynotes, high impact workshops, in-house training, learning luncheons, dinner talks and skills coaching. His stage charisma, enthusiasm and zeal to share his knowledge, backed by personal real life stories, leave participants and audiences with a desire to expand and extend themselves, to be the best that they can be.
An expert in the areas of presentations with charisma, pitching with impact, verbal influence and engaging communication, Richard, with his personal brand of inspiration-education, also extends his range of topics into service excellence, personal effectiveness, negotiations and leadership. His repertoire of clients includes the PM’s Department Malaysia, Maybank Investment Bank, Bank Negara, Hewlett-Packard, Sinclair Knight-Merz, Kelly Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Fujixerox, Cradle Fund, Tangs Department Store, National Kidney Foundation, Monash University, Kenanga Wholesale City, International Islamic University Malaysia, and many more.
Maverick Foo is the founder of Plaseed Training, a results of his experience being in the personal development, conference organising and organisational psychology industries for the past decade. He has worked with and market speakers and trainers such as Dr. John C. Maxwell, Philip Kotler, W Mitchell, Dr. Billy Kueek, Dr. George Bien, Bob Pike, Roger Hamilton, Brad Sugars, Dave Rogers, Wayne Berry, Richard La Faber and many more.
Kinda like a ‘corporate plumber’, Maverick’s natural knack in finding and fixing problems is an asset to his clients as they come to him with people performance issues. With a talent of linking solutions and opportunities, he works with clients, trainers and coaches to come up with training programs and coaching initiatives to solve those problems, bringing performance levels up a few notches in the process.