Kolm managed specialised Defence project teams during the eighties,
representing Australian security and law enforcement interests with the
U.S. Government in critical environments.
During the same period he also worked as a writer and artist for
Australian Consolidated Press and Syme Media, publishing some 300
feature articles and 1600 cartoons.
1993 John left a top management role in industry to found Team
Results . Within six months it had become a
highly successful team and leadership business which now operates in the
U.S., Australia, China, Singapore, and Europe.
John divides his time between delivering team and leadership
programs, mentoring junior and senior managers, public speaking, writing
for publication and cartooning. In 1990, John received a Rothmans National Grand Prix award
for published artwork.
lives in Washington DC with his family but spends six months of
the year delivering talks and leadership programs in
Australia, Asia and Europe.
Ring was an Australian Air Force fighter pilot in several war zones
during the sixties. He
went on to be an Air Force Academy instructor in management, leadership
and writing skills during the early seventies, and was then seconded to
the UN Peacekeeping force in the late seventies.
1972 and 1979 respectively, he was awarded the Order of Australia and
the Air Force Cross for his achievements in teamwork and leadership.
After leaving the Air Force in the eighties, he organised VIP
arrivals in Australia for foreign dignitaries including the pope, the
queen, and numerous heads of state.
Some ten years ago he helped John Kolm start Team
lives in Sydney with his family.