Walter Bond

walter_bondLike you, Walter Bond, knows what its like to be discounted by everyone around you. To run up against challenges that feel insurmountable. And to have moments where challenges were winning. But then Walter recognized a single truth that changed everything: Peak Performers have no excuses for failure; only reasons for success. After several stellar high-school seasons, Walters earned a scholarship on the University of Minnesota basketball team. As an average college player who was overlooked by the NBA, Walter tapped into a peak performance mindset, changed his work ethic and found himself as a Professional NBA Basketball Player for the Dallas Mavericks. Now retired from the NBA, Walter Bond shares stories, lessons, and the type of motivation that sparks the superstars to success, moves the middle players into action, and excites your attendees to come back for more. When Walter is on the platform you will have the knowledge and skills needed to take the proven path away from the pack and into the peak performer’s spotlight. Make your goals a reality. Motivate your team with powerful content from a power speaker – Walter Bond.

7 Reasons Walter is Right For Your Next Event:

1 – Your audience will be instantly engaged by Walter’s big personality and infectious enthusiasm

2 – You feel good knowing that Walter has delivered keynotes to millions of attendees around the world

3 – When you need action, power, and motivation all rolled up into one – Walter’s got your covered.

4 – Your audience will laugh, learn, and be instantly excited by Walter’s compelling stories and powerful points.

5 – You feel confident in your choice when you discover that Walter has wowed the media as the host of Food Network’s – Giving You The Business.

6 – Your attendees will benefit from a high-powered speaker with over 25 years of teamwork and professional experience when Walter is on the platform.

7 – When you want your “been there done that” attendees to say, “WOW! What an experience”, then Walter is your only choice.

Bigger. Faster. Stronger.

The Proven Path to Break Away from the Pack.


Have you ever seen a rock star colleague?  Their trophy case is full. They’re always picked first. And they struggle to fit all their accolades on a two page resume’.

Ever wish you were that kind of power player?

You can be.  But first you have to know that you are not your resume. Or your trophy case. Or just a number in your bank account. You are so much more!

In this powerful program delivered by Power Speaker, Walter Bond, you will discover how to break beyond expectations to be bigger, faster, and stronger that you thought possible.

When Walter steps off the stage you will:

Unlock your greatest potential to propel you to the next level

Accelerate on a proven path to reach your goals

Step out of the pack to own the spotlight

(This keynote can be customized to fit your audience)

When Gold Ain’t Good Enough

How Top Performers become Epic Achievers


You are at the top of your game.  Your wall is covered with plaques. And your trophy case is filled… except for that one spot.

Even the best of the best need a little extra motivation to keep reaching goals. And Walter Bond is here to deliver exactly what you need.

In this powerful program Power Speaker Walter Bond deliver the extra spark your top players need to stay at the top of their game.

You will discover:

– How Power Players tap into intrinsic motivation to move forward faster
– How to transform your great into amazing
– The five ways top performers become top achievers

(This keynote can be customized to fit your audience)

Suck it up.  Get Tough.

What Peak Performers do that Others Don’t

Keynote or Workshop

You don’t have to train to be in last place. Most people are cursed by average so they might make it to the middle. Peak Performers, however, see the middle as a final resting place for greatness.

So what do Peak Performers do that others don’t?

Walter Bond – Power Speaker –  has the secret. As a former NBA professional from the South Side of Chicago, Walter has discovered what it takes to suck it up, get mentally tough, and perform competitively at the highest level.

In this powerfully motivating program you will discover:

  • How to be positioned to reach your highest potential
  • The secret sauce that makes Peak Performers exceptional
  • The one thing that matters most to you and everyone around you

(This keynote can be customized to fit your audience)

All Buts Stink

There are No Excuses for Success


It’s the economy. It’s because of my boss. It’s politics. Regardless of what you choose, excuses are the kryptonite keeping you from achieving greatness.

Peak Performers don’t have excuses; they have reasons to succeed.  They deliver results. And instead of saying but, they ask how.

It is time to silence the noise, ignore the distractions, and get back to fundamentals.  When you do the ladder to success will feel like an escalator. Hop on!

Power speaker, Walter Bond, will uncover the hidden excuses that trip us up in our trek to be better.  In this content rich program you will discover how to:

  • The daily habits of high performance people
  • Leverage an attitude gives you altitude
  • Eradicate excuses and embrace initiative

(This keynote can be customized to fit your audience)

Team Chemistry Trumps Individual Talent

How Exceptional Leaders Deliver Unprecedented Wins

Keynote or Workshop

Not every team player is a performer.  Not every leader gets to pick all stars.  And yet still, some leaders have a magic spell that transforms a group of individuals into a single high-performing unit.

But there’s no sorcery here.  It’s all about the chemistry.

While Walter Bond won’t take you back to 9th grade science class, he will share the formula used by top NBA Coaches to create winning team dynamics year after year. When you need a group of individual players to work collectively and cohesively to reach organizational goals, then this program is for you.

You will discover how to:

  • Recruit and retain the right talent at the right time for maximum results
  • Transform lower performing individuals into top team players
  • Drive loyalty to the team and pride of belonging
  • Design a framework for powerful teamwork
  • Build a team chemistry that bonds

(This keynote can be customized to fit your audience)

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 attributes his success to the power of accountability. Walter Bond is called “Mr. Accountability” because he compels audiences to take personal responsibility for their current situation, whatever it may be. Then he reveals how to harness and apply the power of accountability so that every listener can become a rock star in his or her industry.

Walter’s stories give listeners a roadmap they can follow to reinvent  themselves and recover the confidence they need to focus, align and deliver results. 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 personal accountability, 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. 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.


An Award -Winning Speaker with Solid Credentials
Planners’ Favorite Speaker List—Meetings and Conventions Magazine (2010)
MPI/DFW Program of the Year (2007)
Minnesota Meetings and Events Magazine Speaker of the Year (2006)
National Speakers Association—Certified Speaking Professional (CSP)
Voted top 5 in motivation

Some of Mr. Bond’s clients are:

3M Administaff



American Family Insurance

American Far Bureau

Athena Health

Baxter Pharmaceuticals

BF&M Insurance

Blue Cross/Blue Shield


Carlson Wagonlit Travel

Cayman National Bank

Coldwell Banker Burnet

Continental Tires

Country Financial


Dow AgriSciences

Express Employment Professionals

Fairview Health Systems





IHC Health Solutions


Knife River






Prudential Realtors

Questar Capital




State Farm insurance

TDS Telecom




US Oil Company


Wells Fargo




Speaker Directory