Richie Norton

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“Richie has been a consultant assisting our businesses for a couple of years now. He has an amazing ability to help us market and promote our business in ways that focus on results – meaning sales. He brings to his work an exceptional combination of energy and creativity. Drawing on broad domestic and international experience, he has helped us obtain access to new markets. Richie provides direct and actionable advice in a positive a forward looking way. He has done great things for our businesses.” — Greg Pesci, President and Founder at Pesci Sports

“Richie is a superstar. If you want to grow your business and make more money, then Richie should be your first choice. He is one of the rarest of talents that I have met in my career, and I have employed over a thousand people in the past 20 years in business. Richie ranks as one of the very best.”
— Dal Zemp, Managing Director at Renewable Tech Venture Fund

“I’ve worked with Richie on a number of projects over several years and have found him to continually display a marvelous combination of professional competence, energetic creativity, and effective determination. He is a man of absolute integrity who makes it thoroughly enjoyable, as well as rewarding, to be partners.”
— Von Orgill, President & CEO, Polynesian Cultural Center


Given a choice (which you are), why not create the most fulfilling lifestyle possible? You care about your business, your brand, your profit, your project, your time, your team, your lifestyle, your dreams, your success, your family.

I get that, and I care about those things, too.

Nothing thrills me more than helping someone take their big ideas and dreams and turn them into reality. When you hit your numbers, or get your dream job, or write your first book, or start a new business, or launch a new product, or increase your brand equity, or create a new marketing campaign, or take your sales team to breakthrough levels, I genuinely feel like I’ve won too.

I’ve consulted and coached multi-millionaires, CEOs of some of the fastest growing companies in America, entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs, creatives, professionals, universities, small businesses, non-profits, social enterprises and students in both personal and professional development.


Let’s take you from where you are to where you want to be!

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Richie Norton is the award-winning, bestselling author of the book The Power of Starting Something Stupid (in 10+ languages) and Résumés Are Dead & What to Do About It. In 2019, Richie was named one of the world’s top 100 business coaches by Dr. Marshall Goldsmith. He is an international speaker (including TEDx & Google Startup Grind) & serial entrepreneur.

Richie is the founder of Global Consulting Circle, creating/scaling business models for venture-backed startups. He is the Co-Founder of Prouduct—helping entrepreneurs go from idea to market full service w/ global sourcing & end to end supply chain. Norton founded Edit.Today—a multinational video editing service for vloggers. Millions of entrepreneurial-minded people study Norton’s work & blended learning, modular educational programs (self-directed learning courses, masterminds, podcasts, articles, keynotes, interviews, books, mentoring, university lectures). Executives & celebrities alike seek out Richie to create new value-based products/experiences for their audiences.

Richie is featured in Forbes, Businessweek, Entrepreneur, HuffPo, Inc., etc. The 2013 San Francisco Book Festival awarded The Power of Starting Something Stupid first in business & grand prize winner overall. At age 29, Pacific Business News recognized Richie as one of the Top Forty Under 40 “best & brightest young businessmen” in Hawaii.

Richie founded a mentor capital org to help end poverty & establish the Willes Center for International Entrepreneurship—where he serves on the Mentor Venture Capital Board at BYU Hawaii. Richie is published in the Journal of Microfinance & is a ChangeAid Award winner for “outstanding accomplishment in international development, international relations, humanitarian aid and academic achievement.”

Richie received his MBA from the world’s #1 ranked international business school, Thunderbird School of Global Management. Richie is happily married, has four boys and lives on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii.