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How does a presentation by Richard Friesen create such a powerful impact?

First, every presentation is tailored to the needs, issues or desires of the group he is addressing. Every presentation is unique. Depending on the event, this understanding comes from a selection or combination of interviews, online surveys or specific issues the organizers want address.

Secondly, he does an anlaysis of the issues underlying the symptoms and desires of that group. This often allows him to reframe issues that open the door to new solutionsand goal attainment.

Thirdly, he uses his experience with neuroscience, behavioral change and his unique Mind Muscles training to leave the audience with specific changes they can make that feel better and get them to their goals.

Fourthly, his decades of experience in the financial markets allow him to create and address specific areas of content from deep domain expertise.

Lastly, he always puts himself on the line. You know he speaks from his heart and is willing to share his own journey.

What does this mean for YOUR audience?

Entertainment, engagement and energy applied to the mind, methods and markets

Engage Richard Friesen for your event as soon as possible to make sure the dates you want are available.

Richard Friesen / rich@mindmuscles.com / +1 415.488.6505

Who is Richard Friesen?

Rich Friesen is the creator and developer of the innovative and exclusive “Mind Muscles™” training process. He works with financial professionals, independent traders, business leaders and entrepreneurs who want to expand their mental game to make more consistent profits. With in depth experience as a broker, floor trader, financial software developer and entrepreneur, he brings concrete real world experience to his clients.

During the years dedicated to building Mind Muscles™, he was an independent consultant to the financial industry specializing in intellectual property development and management. He also founded and built ePIT Systems, a software company which produced internet exchange software solutions for the regulated and over-the-counter market places. At ePIT he designed and received seven significant patents on electronic trading interfaces. ePIT’s systems and patent technology were purchased by Hitachi.

Prior to ePIT Systems, Mr. Friesen founded, built and sold Trade Management LLC, one of the most consistently profitable options and equity trading firms on the floor of the PSE. He created a way to visualize option values that enabled his floor traders to instantly execute trading opportunities. As a member of the Pacific Exchange, he also served as Exchange Director. He has traded grains on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade and equity futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Rich holds a B.A. in Philosophy, a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and is a graduate of the Gestalt Institute in San Francisco along with Master’s training in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). His background in psychology has been instrumental in his development of his Mind Muscles™ training programs that supports the financial and business community. He is a former President of Marin Toastmasters, graduate of National Speaker Association Fast Track Program and developer of Alpha Presence public speaking training for executives.

Mr. Friesen is a popular speaker on topics of the psychology of money management, politics and personal transformation and is writing a book entitled: “Mind Muscles: Using the Power of Neuroscience to Get What You Want”

Engage Richard Friesen for your event as soon as possible to make sure the dates you want are available.

Richard Friesen / rich@mindmuscles.com / +1 415.488.6505


“Rich Friesen’s enthusiastic and interesting speaking style further enhanced the importance…”

“His dynamic and witty approach really drove home the concepts…”

“Every comment on the meeting I received from our members was positive…”

“Within seconds, Richard Friesen engages his audience and holds their rapt attention…”

“…making each one feel that this presentation was written just for him or her.”

“The results went beyond my expectations – I feel I can conquer the world now…”