Walter Bond is called “Mr. Accountability” because he forces each one of his listeners to learn to be responsible for whatever the situation they are in. Through his programs, workshops, books and CDs, he travels the world teaching that personal accountability, confidence and success are possible for all who desire it; from frontline personnel to the CEO. Walter reveals how to harness the power of accountability and become a rock star in your industry.
A former NBA athlete, Walter rose from being a reserve player coming off the bench to become the first rookie free agent to start for the Dallas Mavericks. This astonishing journey provides the foundation for the principles he teaches to help empower people in their own personal journey. Today he is recognized as one of the world’s preeminent experts on personal accountability. Walter has impacted hundreds of thousands of people in his rapid rise to the top of the speaking industry.
Walter will captivate your audience through his unique and memorable personal stories, teaching them the lessons learned from his in-the-trenches experience in selling, as an entrepreneur, and being a team player. He will help your people see how they can transform challenges into opportunities, obstacles into testimonies, and success is a matter of personal choice.
Walter’s presentations are an experience that audiences have enjoyed worldwide and never forget. These dynamic and compelling programs provide both the motivation and the strategies to excel in business and in life.
“Motivation: No One Can Stop You But You”
In this powerful keynote talk, Walter examines the seven core fundamentals that highly successful people use to reach the top. Through his powerful, funny, and oh-so-relatable journey, you will learn how to regain control over your mindset and set yourself on the course towards freedom; freedom from whatever it is that is holding you down and preventing you from being the best version of yourself. You are stronger than you believe. You are smarter, braver and more capable than you can imagine. And with these seven keys in your hand, you can unlock the power so that you can impact more people, so that you can have more, be more and do more.
“Teamwork: The Best Team Always Wins”
If cohesiveness and community are a challenge in your business, you’ll be amazed at the way this inspiring keynote will bring forth teamwork in your company. Your employees will walk in as individuals and walk out as a solid unit that is ready to take on the world. Progress starts when your employees realize they are stronger as a team, and when your leaders are equipped with the strategies to encourage collaboration and community within the industry.
“Mentorship: The Shark and the Suckerfish”
If you’ve never heard the tale of The Shark and the Suckerfish, you’re in for a compelling message of the power of mentorship. Walter dives deep into an engaging analogy about sharks and suckerfish, and how their specific roles impact each other. As your employees begin to understand the power of mentorship and leadership, the culture of your business will begin to shift. This keynote talk teaches your team how to channel their inner shark, tap into their inner suckerfish, and how to avoid being a parasite.
“Leadership: Visionary Leadership”
Nobody follows a leader without a plan. Your ability to craft and execute a solid vision is what will take your leadership, and your business, to the next level. Walter’s engaging and inspiring message dives deep into topics like accountability, employee engagement and servant leadership. Be the type of leader you’d be confident to follow by investing in the Visionary Leadership training course and learn what it means to create a powerful vision, and the incredible impact that comes with following that vision.
“All Buts Stink”
Excuses are the nails that build the house of failure. And many of the excuses you’re making to avoid change, risk, growth and progress you genuinely accept as truth. But they’re liars. In this motivational keynote, Walter used his personal experience to reach the audience in ways that spark change. Your audience will be impacted by Walter’s story of overcoming adversity and will learn: effective goal setting, building your brand, exploring your vision, mastering time management and learning to dominate right where you are.
Cultivate: The Six Non-Negotiable Traits of a Winning Team is a robust and empowering narrative about three corporate team leaders discovering how to build a high-performing team. Over the course of the story, you’ll follow these frustrated leaders as they take an introspective look into their own flaws, strengths, fears, habits, and shortcomings and learn firsthand how they impact their teams’ cultures.
The authors demonstrate how leaders build the cultures they work in and explain why it’s up to them to manage and improve it. The book is packed with tried-and-true teamwork fundamentals that are simple to understand and apply. Readers will also find:
Explanations of why companies are struggling to recruit, develop, and retain strong teams
Practical and applicable tips for employee and team member retention
Explorations of the six traits of high-performing teams that are the signature of all elite business units
A can’t-miss journey through the fundamentals of recruiting, building, and maintaining a high-performing team in your own organization, Cultivate will earn a place in the libraries of executives, managers, and other business leaders struggling to adapt to the human resources and retention challenges posed by the new economy. In business, Winning, Losing, or Championship organizations are totally dependent on a leader’s ability to CULTIVATE! Buy Here
Swim!: How a Shark, a Suckerfish, and a Parasite Teach You Leadership, Mentoring, and Next Level Success brings to life real-world challenges (and their solutions) and presents them in simple, yet powerful terms. The book explores the vital importance of networking, explores the steps that lead to successful networking, and explains why we need it.
Swim! dives deep into the concepts of mentorship and the power of human connection. While too many business leaders spend their time obsessing about facts, figures, and the bottom line, it is more important for them to learn to manage relationships. Once attention shifts to relationships, businesses and careers can reach the next level of success. Written by a leading motivational speaker, this book offers ideas that can be applied to both personal and business life.
Understand the importance of establishing habits and rituals
Tap into the power of a positive mindset
Discover the value of teamwork
Learn to use intentional language about workplace culture
Swim! is an entertaining book that highlights the significant concept of connecting and building relationships and includes the tools needed to become more self-aware about our roles and contributions in our industries. Buy Here
All Buts Stink – How to Live Your Best Life & Eliminate Excuses is designed to help people regardless of age or position release themselves from mediocrity and position themselves to reach their potential and to be free from all excuses. Buy Here
“Walter delivered an excellent message to our audience. He entertained and educated at the same time. He is a great storyteller with a message.”
Vice President, Education & Training, Missouri Credit Union Association
“Walter made them laugh…I watched the man weave emotions and soon people were no longer listening to his presentation because they were vicariously experiencing the event in real-time. His message transformed the audience and they left better for hearing it. You want a dynamic speaker with a tangible message…Walter Bond delivers.”
James A. Ziegler, CSP, HSG, This Man Means Business (R)
Boca Raton, Florida