Richard Houston, Ed.D., founder of PeopleAssets, graduated from Brown University and earned Masters and Doctoral degrees in Education at Clark University.** In 1981, after extensive post-doctoral training, he was licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Psychology. His career path has traversed the academic field, clinical practice of psychology and the international private sector market.
He has conducted successful leadership development programs in over 25 countries with a wide variety of private sector firms and non-profit organizations. In recent years he has developed online education and professional development resources for clients in the fitness and recreation, sport, conservation and health markets.
The PeopleAssets Leadership platform can be customized and tailored to focus on specific corporate / organizational priorities. Firm-specific norms can be developed in order to zero in on the attributes and behaviors that differentiate successful leaders from average performers. The PeopleAssets database contains profiles of over 12,000 managers worldwide with function specific benchmarks for sales, marketing, IT, HR, finance and other areas.
** Daily Trivia item: Sigmund Freud made only one visit to the United States - to attend a conference at Clark University in 1909. He is shown below with colleagues at that conference. G. Stanley Hall, Clark President and the first President of the American Psychological Association, sits next to Freud in the center.