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Walter Bond

Former NBA player and Motivational Speaker


For nearly two decades, Walter Bond has been the 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.

Walter's program is not " just another session." Treat your audience to a memorable, impactful and educational experience. Walter is sure to make you look good.



    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