On this episode of “Making Waves at C-Level” we hear from Rick Lozano, the author of Acoustic Leadership. He shares his person journey and how when he added his passion for music into his business, it all came together. Be sure to listen to the whole interview, as the parody song about how people send annoying LinkedIn connection requests is unique and fun.

About Rick Lozano

Rick Lozano, CSP, helps people unlock potential and amplify their talent, and he does it all with his unique blend of energy, expertise, and a musician’s soul.


With twenty years of experience in award-winning talent and leadership development programs, Rick brings his unique approach to audiences across the globe, combining his expertise as a world-class speaker with his talents as a singer/songwriter and musician.


He is the author of Acoustic Leadership – Develop A Leadership Culture That Resonates and the owner of Unlock & Amplify®. He has built a reputation for his refreshing delivery that leaves audiences raving and – more importantly – with action items they can immediately implement to produce change.


He has served on the program advisory committees for the Association of Talent Development (ATD) three times and is currently the President-Elect of the Austin Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA). He and his wife, Angela, are both avid hikers and scuba divers and live in San Antonio with two cats and two kids.

For more information, visit ricklozano.com or his Linktree


About the Book- Acoustic Leadership: Develop A Leadership Culture That Resonates

In this uber-connected, global, and dynamic world, your organization needs leaders who help people do their best work. And the traditional approaches to leadership – and who is a leader – are sorely in need of updating.

In Acoustic Leadership, Rick Lozano uses the emotional power of music along with engaging storytelling, forward-thinking examples, and his unique voice and musician’s soul to connect us to leadership in a new way.

The result? A thoroughly relevant, insightful, and FUN book on leadership and business that you’ll actually enjoy reading.

Time to unlock and develop the leadership potential that is all around us – and within us.

About Thom Singer

Thom Singer works for Stanton Chase, a leading executive search firm that specializes in helping companies and associations place key hires. He is also a keynote speaker and professional master of ceremonies / EmCee

After a successful career in sales and marketing, Thom Singer became a growth leadership speaker in 2009. A decade later he has brought his high energy presentations and action-oriented content to over 900 audiences. Thom knows that as the speaker or master of ceremonies he has a responsibility to set the tone for a strong conference attendee experience. Known as “The Conference Catalyst” he creates an atmosphere of fun and interaction that lasts beyond his presentation.

Thom earned his Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) in 2014 and is committed to the business of meetings. He is the author of 12 books and is the host of the popular “Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do” podcast. On his show he has interviewed over 400 entrepreneurs, solopreneurs, business leaders and others with a focus on discovering how the most successful people get farther across the gap between potential and results.

At 50 years old Thom decided to reinvent his life and make age 50 to 75 the best years of his life. This meant saying yes to things that scared him, and trying new things. Since that time Thom has jumped off buildings, took up running (and lost 30 lbs) and began performing stand up comedy.