Like many young men growing up in Chicago, Walter Bond dreamed of becoming an NBA athlete. Facing injuries and other challenges with unusual determination, he 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 powerful principles Walter teaches today. Walter's stories give listeners a roadmap they can follow to reinvent themselves and recover the confidence they need to level up in their professional lives. Drawing on lessons learned in the trenches both in sales and as an entrepreneur, Walter's presentations open up new ways of looking not only at business challenges, but also the world.
Walter's stories are rich with humor, emotions, and authentic breakthroughs. His inventive phrasing, mannerisms, body language, pacing and wisdom exert a powerful effect on his audiences, making his message memorable for months and years to come.
Walter has impacted hundreds of thousands of people in his rapid rise to the top of the speaking industry. Through his keynotes, workshops, books and CDs, Walter teaches that when you learn to eliminate excuses, understand the power of mentorship and control your mindset, that confidence and success are possible for all who desire it. Recognized as one of the world's preeminent experts on sales, motivation, and leadership, Walter has been helping people turn self-limiting beliefs into self-empowering strategies for more than a decade.