About Walter Bond
For nearly two decades, Walter Bond has been a premiere expert on peak performance. Walter’s mastery in two different global industries has made him an authority on peak performance. Walter has delivered his entertaining and dynamic message to companies and associations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. Clients include Accenture, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, The Dwyer Group, Allianz, Amway, GNC, Hilton, Medtronic, UPS Store, Radio Shack, Red Robin and many national associations.
Walter’s passion for personal development has been anchored by his professional basketball career. Although a reserve throughout his college basketball career at the University of Minnesota, Bond miraculously enjoyed an eight year career while spending time as a shooting guard for teams such as the Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz and Detroit Pistons. This is where he learned peak performance truths that he has also applied to a wildly successful speaking career.
Bond’s college basketball career did not say NBA at all. Only hard work, dedication and commitment got him there. That mentality is what he wants to share with your audience. Whether it’s a new product launch, hitting sales goals, gelling as a team Bond is passionate about sharing his 31 Truths to Boost Peak Performance.
In 2013, Walter appeared as the host of The Food Network’s show Giving You The Business. Walter was chosen over numerous candidates because of his infectious personality and franchise business experience. Episodes featured restaurants such as Saladworks, Famous Familia, Toppers and Jersey Mike’s.
Epic Execution to Boost Performance
Are you ready? Are you really ready to go to the next level? Are you ready to improve your life, your business and your relationships? Most people are looking for ways to make a difference. Most people are looking for ways to make an impact. Most people are ready to look themselves in the mirror and say I’m ready right here and right now. I want to be more successful, more profitable, and more purposeful. And that all starts within. Learning the tools to look within and begin the execution process today. This requires thinking differently, executing daily and dominating right where you are.
That is what Walter Bond offers as your Chief Execution Officer. A catalyst for your organization to jump start, to energize and to make your team get the passion and the know how to move forward in thinking, executing and dominating.
As an athlete, Walter Bond spent his college days as the Sixth Man on the University of Minnesota Basketball team. Not starting but coming off of the bench. Walter quickly learned two things. First, the importance of being a catalyst. And secondly, what were some disciplines he must execute in order to fulfill his dream of being in the NBA.
When you have Walter share this message with your audience, they will learn of self discovery and execution. Walter will teach from his 31 Truths to Boost Peak Performance.
Disciplines such as:
• Strategic thinking
Audiences will learn:
• How Peak Performers raise the bar by setting goals continually and focusing on their strengths
• How Peak Performers are diligent and work through adverse situations
• How Peak Performers Chanel their mental energy to be optimistic and have great attitudes
• How Peak Performers are disciplined and focused
• How Peak Performers network and build healthy positive relationships
• Let Walter share his Truths to Boost Peak Performance with your audience today.
Creating A Culture Designed to Fuel Peak Performance
If an organization is a reflection of it’s leadership, what are you reflecting as a leader? If you want your organization to grow, first, you must be willing to grow. Your leadership ability will either direct your organization to the Promised Land or steer it way off course. Some people think that great leaders are born; others think they can be made. We believe both statements are true. We believe that whatever natural leadership abilities you were born with can be cultivated and improved. This program is a no holds barred message about what peak performance leadership is all about. After playing for some legendary coaches (and a few bad ones too) and working with industry leaders worldwide, Walter has made yet another amazing discovery. He has extracted peak performance truths that specifically apply to leaders. These truths will enhance the effectiveness of your leadership qualities. Walter Bond has created, what he believes to be, the holy grail of leadership. If you can learn, embrace, and internalize this message, you will be well on your way to evolving into the great leader your organization needs to achieve peak performance.
Leaders will learn:
• The ideal image of a peak performance leader
• How to create an earth moving vision and get others to accept and embrace it
• Attracting, developing, and retaining Peak Performers
• The role integrity plays in leadership and ensuring yours remains impeccable
• How to build powerful work units within the company
• How to build loyalty within your human capital and reduce turnover
• Keys to influencing your team members
• Emotional intelligence strategies that build a stronger team
“You were fantastic at COUNTRY Financial’s Sales Congress. Your messages and delivery are excellent. You are a pro at what you do and an inspiration to others.”
– D. Frautschi, Executive VP, Human Resources & Communications, COUNTRY® Financial
“I wanted to thank you again for the presentation you gave to Wachovia yesterday. I am still getting compliments on how much the advisors enjoyed your session. I will keep you in mind for future meetings. Thank you again.”
– T. Fraser, SVP, National Account Manager, Transamerica Capital Management
“The true testament to a speaker is the response from the audience — our conference attendees continue to rave about Walter. In our post-conference survey, Walter received a perfect “5″ from all 80 people responding to the survey.”
– Meeting Planner, Fifth Third Bank
“Your presentation at the Ameriplan 20th Anniversary Celebration convention was outstanding! We expected so much from you. You have far exceeded our expectations. Your ability to touch the heart, soul and mind of every audience member, no matter their age or where they are on their life path is amazing. They were spellbound during your entire presentation. You simply won over every attendee. I am sure your book and video sales reflected that. We were so pleased that we have asked your representative to pencil in next year’s date in hopes we can work something out again. If you ever find yourself in need of a reference you may certainly call on me.”
– Linda Rowden, EVP of Sales, Ameriplan
“What a great way to start the year! Inspiring innovation can be a daunting goal when faced with the economic challenges our industry has experienced recently; however, the objective of the Leading to Win conference was just that, and we very much appreciate your personal contribution in supporting that vision. The audience response from the conference has been off the charts positive and we thank you for your contribution through a tremendously powerful presentation. The content in “Inspiring Accountability” clearly demonstrated your research into our company and industry and your absolute grasp of our company vision. This comment truly captures the sentiment shared by all… “I found all the general sessions informative and relevant to my needs. The final speaker, Walter Bond, was the highlight of the conference for me, putting accountability into a different perspective.” Many thanks and best wishes for a prosperous 2011!”
– Joe Berger, President – Americas, Hilton Worldwide Inc.