Walter Bond


  • Speaker on Mentorship, Leadership, Teamwork & Motivation
  • Talks about: No One Can Stop You & The Best Team Always Wins
  • NBA shooting guard for the Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz, and the Detroit Pistons & Host of Food Network’s Giving You the Business
  • Past clients include: Accenture, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, The Dwyer Group, Allianz, Amway, GNC, Hilton, Medtronic, UPS Store, Radio Shack, Red Robin

About Walter Bond - Former NBA Athlete, Author and Speaker on Mentorship, Leadership, Teamwork & Motivation:

Walter Bond is recognized as one of the world's preeminent experts on sales, motivation, high performing teams, and leadership - and has been helping people turn self-limiting beliefs into self-empowering strategies for more than a decade. Like many young men growing up in Chicago, Walter 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 humour, 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.

Walter creates an experience that audiences have enjoyed worldwide - and never forget. His dynamic and compelling programs provide both the motivation and the strategies to excel in business and in life.

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What Walter Bond Talks About:

No One Can Stop You But You
Walter examines the seven core fundamentals that highly successful people use to reach the top. Through his energetic, funny, and oh-so-relateable journey to the NBA and transition from sports to business – you will learn how to regain control over your mindset and set yourself on the course towards the next level of your success. It is your job to reach your potential. What are the sacrifices and must haves required for you to become a better version of yourself? No One Can Stop You But You is based on concepts – such as mindset, habits and rituals, teamwork, accountability and more.

Inspiration/Motivation – perfect for: Sales Groups, Business Owners, Leadership Groups and more.

All Buts Stink
Next level success requires everyone to abandon the excuses and focus on the results. What do you need to do? Who do you need to become? Based on Walter’s best-selling book, All Buts Stink – is about stopping the excuses and strategizing the plan. Ownership, accountability, overcoming adversity, accepting change, time management and desire – will determine how bad you want success. Stop making excuses and get it done. Walter’s teaching is about getting in attack mode – get ready to stop making excuses and shift because…. all buts stink.

Motivation – perfect for: Sales Groups, Franchisees, Financial Advisors and more.

The Best Team Always Win – The 6 Traits of High Performing  Teams
In sports and in business we all have to compete and work together as a team to win. There are bad teams, good teams and championship teams – everyone wants to win but sometimes just don’t know how. Winning teams are built one layer at a time. How do you take a group of individuals and make them work together for the greater good of the organization? Great teamwork is most about great team building. Trust, Communication, Chemistry, Commitment, Accountability and Common Goals – are just a few of the topics that Walter teaches in order to make your team stand tall and WIN.

Teamwork – perfect for: Mergers & Acquisitions, Sales Teams, Growing Companies.

Visionary Leadership
Leadership can be broken down into 5 distinct qualities. In this keynote, Walter breaks down his interpretation of leadership traits to help any person up their leadership game. Impact begins with Vision, Executive Presence, Accountability, Employee Engagement, and Servanthood. From a history of studying great coaches came great knowledge – Walter teaches from his exposure to a variety of coaching styles in sports and business. Get your management team on the path to growth and next level leadership. Great leaders influence while mediocre leaders rule – join Walter to discover your course of positive influence.

Leadership – perfect for: Managers, Executives, Leaders and more.

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Walter gets real - real fast… and leaves a lasting, motivational impression on his attendees that endures long after his talk ends.

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