Dick Eaton is the founder and chief energizing officer of Leapfrog Innovations. He is a team and leadership development consultant, executive leadership coach, entrepreneur, and angel investor.
Eaton’s executive coaching is dedicated to building leadership capacity, accessing untapped potential, and helping clients make powerful change happen. Through coaching, clients innovate, shift limiting beliefs, blind spots, and behaviors, leverage their strengths, and develop results-focused action plans that activate their growth and development and that of their organization.
In addition to coaching Leapfrog and Oregon Executive MBA clients, Eaton serves as an executive, leadership, and team coach for MIT Sloan Executive Education and FMG Leading.
Eaton is certified in the Wisdom Leading™ executive coaching process. Assessment certifications include: FMG Leadership Insights 360 and Team Insights, Hogan Leadership Forecast Series, CCL Benchmark360, ESCI360 and the LVI360. With individual and team clients, he also applies the Enneagram, FIRO-B, and DiSC psychometric instruments.
In addition to his 24 years leading Leapfrog Innovations, Eaton's career experience includes sales management with Procter & Gamble and account management with Mintz + Hoke and Cabot Advertising. He also served as director of marketing on the founding team of Staples, The Office Superstore.
Outside of work, Eaton plays just about any sport involving a ball or a disc, practices yoga and Reiki, and is an avid painter, showing independently and in group shows. Much of his community service work is focused through Rotary International. His pro bono executive coaching clients include Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity, Self Enhancement, Inc. and Social Venture Partners.