John C. Randall
Phone: 804-746-4450 E-mail: John@JohnCRandall.com
P.O. Box 2800
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
The Consultant's Consultant: Author, speaker, content expert, training developer and highly diversified management, business and technical consultant.
President, John C. Randall & Associates, Inc. (since 1981); Chairman of Board, Randall Group, Inc. (since 2001).
Areas of Expertise:
Author/Writer: Speeches, reports, published books, seminars, and workshops presented to thousands in a wide range of venues. Most dealing with subjects important to business and economic sectors: self-leadership, viewpoint speaking, communications skills, marketing, management, financial analysis, business planning and related issues.
Public Speaker/Trainer: Representing self and various organizations, have written and presented speeches, seminars, and workshops on a wide range of business and economic topics. Venues include national conferences, CEO membership associations, private colleges and Universites, regional training and local business organizations.
Creator, owner and presenter of the MasterMinder® Success System for Self-Leadership. Author of the book "How To Save Time and Worry Less!" It is the backbone of a dynamic seminar/workshop "Lead Self - - or Be Led!" The MasterMinder® Self-Leadership System covers concepts, techniques and processes that have stood the test of time since 1979. Author of "Mastering Your Marketing", which is being used in a growing number of business operations and as an instructional resource in select private universities and colleges.
Business Development Advisor: Confidential business optimization advisor to more than 200 owners of small business operations. Service, construction, manufacturing, high-tech, medical, dot coms, etc. (other pertinent areas of expertise reflected in occupational highlights and experience). Exit strategies, mergers and acquisitions, start-ups, organizational development, marketing strategies, etc. Also serve some non-profits.
University Adjunct Professor: Since December 2010, developing and leading strategic business marketing and leadership courses for undergraduate and MBA programs in accredited university. Focus on entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship, reflected by student developed marketing-driven business plans and projects.
Occupational Highlights/Previous Experience:
Business Founder/Entrepreneur: Consulting firm, marketing communications firm, recreational products distributor, national award-winning advertising agency (multiple silver and bronze Telly Awards) and publishing company. Maximum employed staff: 18. More than forty years of experience as an entrepreneur and intrapreneur.
Corporate Professional: Twenty years in competitive corporate environments of Mobil, Corning, Celanese and Olin. Rapid career progression in staff, line, and special project assignments.
Government Experience: Advisor, trainer and consultant to U.S. Small Business Administration headquarters and field offices. Employed by DoD/DLA supply procurement center for one year. Evaluator of government systems at Federal and State levels.
Computer Modeling of Business Systems: Created spreadsheet software in late 70's for optimization of business operating parameters (before Excel was born). Have created hundreds of spreadsheet systems since then for a wide range of business applications.
High Profile Presentations/Books/Publicity:
Author of the book "How To Save Time and Worry Less!" First published in 1979, the now famous prioritizing grid of "important, not important" and "urgent, not urgent" was just one of the concepts introduced in Randall's book. Professor Steven Covey, best selling author of "First Things First" popularized this grid in the 90's and kindly referenced Randall's work.
Largest live audience: Freshman class of university in West Virginia (approx. 3,000).
Smallest live audience: One CEO!
Mobil public speaker during energy crisis in the late 70's: more than 100 live presentations in mid-Atlantic states. Author and presenter of unique presentation, "A Political Crisis - Not An Energy Crisis!" Extensive TV, radio, and press coverage. Paid speaker at national level for The Executive Committee (TEC), now organized as Vistage.
Other published works include an interactive 266 page Guidebook, "Mastering Your Marketing!" , which features 24 progressive guides for business marketing planning and plan development.
Inventor, awarded three commercially viable U.S. patents:
1. Cigarette filter used in Europe by Pall Mall in early '70's (U.S. Patent 3,804,695 Apparatus for making tobacco smoke filters. March 25, 1971).
2. Machinery to make the cigarette filter (U.S. Patent 3,804,695 Apparatus for making tobacco smoke filters. March 25, 1971, and U.S. Patent 3,636,825 Apparatus for conveying webs, to improve tobacco smoke filter manufacturing process. January 6, 1969).
3. Recovery system for toxic and corrosive liquids. A significant international product (U.S. Patent 3,965,005 Method and apparatus for evaporating and separating multiple component solutions or mixtures. November 22, 1974).
Sigma Xi Scientific Honorary society.
President/Owner of advertising agency that won multiple bronze and silver Telly Awards. Was also listed in Advertising Agency Red Book (list of the world’s top advertising agencies).
Harvard Graduate Business School, PMD 16, 1968
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, MSChE 1964
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, BSChE 1959
President, 2 years, Business Resource Center, Glen Allen, Virginia.
Board of Directors, 6 years, Prevent Child Abuse, Virginia.
Director, Churches That Care, cTc.tv
Advisory Board, Sonja Lauren Foundation.
Founder, Ultra-Small Business Alliance.
Edutainer, speaker, and guest columnist in printed publications.
Married since 1960, sons and grandsons!
Lived in Hanover County, Virginia since 1975.