Flamin' hot

The Incredible True Story of One Man's Rise from Janitor to Top Executive


Richard Montanez is driven by a deep sense of purpose and a desire to inspire others. He has a powerful story to tell about his journey and he hopes that by sharing it, he can encourage people to pursue their own dreams and never give up on their ambitions.


“Richard’s explosive rags-to-riches story will not only inspire you, but it will equip you with powerful mind-sets and tools that I haven’t seen anywhere else. This story will change how you see the world, helping you become an innovator and unique problem solver. You’ll see what others don’t see and advance quickly in your career and life.”

Benjamin Hardy, PhD, organizational psychologist and author of Personality Isn’t Permanent
“Reading Flamin’ Hot is like watching an outstanding movie. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and most importantly you’ll follow Richard Montañez down a life-changing path to being unstoppable at whatever you put your mind to.”

Tom Greco, CEO of Advance Auto Parts
“Against all odds, Richard Montañez broke racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic barriers to become one of the most successful Latinos in America— and in the world. His story, told with his characteristic humor and heart, will grip you from start to finish and encourage you to dream bigger dreams than you ever thought possible.”

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference and author of From Survive to Thrive

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