Motivational Speaker – Bill Brooks
- Bill is the founder and CEO of The Brooks Group, an internationally known sales and business development research, training and consulting firm. He is the author of 14 books including
The New Science of Selling and Persuasion: How Smart Companies and Great Salespeople Sell
- , a 2004 best-seller published by John Wiley & Sons.
Bill helps the world’s best companies solve their most critical business development and strategic growth challenges.
He’s a keynote speaker…but he’s also an entrepreneur and CEO who knows first-hand what it takes to build great teams and lead them to victory.
He’s a leadership speaker…but he’s also an accomplished leader himself, having been CEO of a $300 million corporation, top sales producer in an 8,000-person salesforce, a winning college football coach, and corporate board member.
He’s a motivational speaker…but he’s not going to give you trite “you’re good enough” speeches.He’s motivated and empowered thousands in countless management seminars, sales training programs, and leadership seminars with a combination of real-world advice, carefully researched facts, memorable humor and powerful stories.
Executives in over 350 industries across 45 countries have called on Bill Brooks and The Brooks Group for expertise in:
1. Business Growth
2. Sales Management & Leadership Strategies
3. Hiring & Retention
4. Sales Motivation
Bill Brooks helps the world’s biggest companies solve their most critical business development and strategic growth challenges.
For example, he helped Volvo Trucks reduce turnover at its dealerships by more than 20%, saving over $12 million in the process. Bank One turned to The Brooks Group when it needed to establish baseline indicators for top talent, reduce turnover and increase sales effectiveness. The Brooks Group helped JK Harris hire the right sales force and double revenues by increasing their targeted leads by only 10 percent.
As CEO of The Brooks Group, Bill helps the best become better by applying the lessons he’s learned in more than 26 years of researching, advising, and implementing best practices in sales, sales management and tactical marketing.
Throughout a lifetime of executing plans, managing people and analyzing companies, Bill has learned that an efficient, effective sales team is at the crux of any successful organization. He founded The Brooks Group to teach other companies how to build exceptional sales teams and achieve dramatic business development growth.
Bill’s expertise is much in demand—he has presented to General Motors an unparalleled 220 times and numbers among his other clients such giants as IBM, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Ford, AC Nielsen, Bank of America, Chase Manhattan, Volvo, Isuzu, Bobcat, Mobil, Home Depot, Office Depot and hundreds of others.
He is the author of 14 books with such prestigious publishers as John Wiley & Sons, McGraw-Hill, Prentice Hall and Business One Irwin. A military veteran, he was nominated for the Soldier’s Medal for saving lives under hostile conditions.
He is the former CEO of a $300 million sales organization with over 4,000 employees nationwide. In addition, he coached college football at Syracuse University and Canisius College for a combined total of 14 years with a 65% win record. He has also been a university dean (Canisius College) and faculty member (University of Maryland and Canisius College).
He is a honors graduate of Gettysburg College, where he was an All-East football player and class president. He received his Master’s Degree from Syracuse University.