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Season 4 Episode 2: Mastering the Fundamentals featuring Walter Bond Hall of Fame Motivational Speaker

Follow The Brand Podcast

If you have the right habits and rituals you will have greater access to money which is a powerful resource. Walter Bond says he decided to become the best in the world at what he does so that money would not be an issue. Are you willing to Become? To put in the commitment.   To get to work at becoming elite at what you do?   Bond is driven by becoming elite at being the best motivational speaker in the world.   He says that a very disciplined person with good habits and rituals will make you a millionaire. Successful people are intentional about their habits.  If you want to become something special, you must create solid rituals.   Rituals connected to the desired outcome will make you a professional. “Discover your Gift! Develop your Gift! Then Position your Gift” says Walter Bond. Stop focusing on what is wrong with you and start focusing on what’s right with you and make it stronger.   You must be willing to put in the time and effort to become elite.  Each time you engage your customers or clients you have got to get the “A” to improve your service, product, or brand. Mastering the fundamentals with the excellence of becoming elite is what drives Walter Bond. When Walter steps onto the stage, you can’t miss him.   It could be because he’s 6’5 and stands out in a crowd, but it could also be because on the stage is where he feels at home. As a nationally recognized public speaker, he commands the stage. He makes the entire audience, whether it’s a small board room or a large conference venue, feel seen.  People walk out of Walter’s talks changed, motivated, and inspired.  His principles are simple but powerful, his delivery is smooth, and he combines humor, tough love, and experience in a way that changes people. Walter’s third and most recently released book Swim!, has picked up speed since its debut in July, and has become a staple for business people and students across the country.  His easy-to-read professional development book combines lovable characters, relatable life lessons, and hard truths that help readers understand the power of leadership, mentoring, and next-level success. Walter travels the country speaking, coaching, teaching, and inspiring companies across a wide range of industries, from financial services to agriculture and franchising to real estate and many more in between. At any given time, you can find Walter leading a mastermind class, offering one on one professional development, hosting book talks, and coaching hungry business leaders and entrepreneurs towards success. While many know Walter Bond as a former NBA player, more and more people know Walter as a passionate and motivated speaker, author, and business coach with one goal: to help people see their full potential.  Walter graduated from the University of Minnesota and has been married to his wife and business partner Antoinette for nearly 30 years.  They have three adult children. Let's welcome Walter Bond to the Follow The Brand Podcast where we are building a 5 STAR Brand that You can follow! 


25 Apr 2022

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Episode 144 - Walter Bond - iTeam Consulting Group [Improving Team Performance]

A Better HR Business

Today I'm joined by Walter Bond from iTeam Consulting Group.  An ex-NBA basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks, Utah Jazz, and Detroit Pistons, Walter shares his experience and advice on how to improve team performance. For show notes and to see details of my previous guests, check out the podcast page here: www.GetMoreHRClients.com/Podcast WANT MORE CLIENTS? Want more clients for your HR-related consultancy or HR Tech business? Check out: www.GetMoreHRClients.com/Services. WANT TO START AN HR BUSINESS? Want to launch your own consulting business in the broad Human Resources sector? Check out the guide and the new online course: www.GetMoreHRClients.com/blog/How-To-Start-An-HR-Consulting-Business.


7 Mar 2022

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Shark Mentality | Best Motivational Speech | Walter Bond

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28 Feb 2022

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10 Feb 2022

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Walter Bond, Adopting the Shark mindset

The Burn Podcast by Ben Newman

This week on #TheBurnPodcast former NBA Player and dynamic motivational speaker Walter Bond (@walter_bond) explains exactly what it looks like to get out of YOUR own way.Walter has an INCREDIBLE story and BURN that has led to an absolutely world class resume.If YOU don’t listen to the show often, we like to talk about the WORK it truly takes to cross off some of those really big goals we are all after, and boy does this episode deliver on that topic.Walter was actually the first free agent, undrafted, Rookie, to start in the NBA after being a top recruit out of high school and playing well at the D1 College level.He’s taken the lessons he’s learned over the years and put them into a captivating message and several books! Tune in to this weeks episode to hear what a Shark, Suckerfish, and Parasite can teach us about leadership. (You’ll LOVE it)Get my FREE Daily Routine Builder *** YOUR Prizefighter Day 👇🏼***www.bennewman.net/pfdfreePre-Order my new book UNCOMMON LEADERSHIP: 11 Ways the Greatest Leaders Lead: www.bennewman.net/preorderConnect with me everywhere else:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/continuedfightFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Continuedfight/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ContinuedFight https://www.bennewmancoaching.com


16 Jul 2021

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Walter Bond, NBA Player to Keynote Speaker and Business Coach, "Everyone needs a Coach"

Profiles in Leadership

Walter Bond is a world renowned public speaker and business coach. As a successful entrepreneur, business coach and former NBA athlete, Walter Bond knows the importance of applying fundamentals to success.You can achieve your goals, reach your dreams, and become the person, or business, you have always wanted to be. Walter’s ambition is to help you do that. He didn't claim a spot in the NBA because he was super-talented. He got there by way of an internal drive that wouldn't stop. YOU can do the same.With his Shark Mindset, his message is simple: THINK. EXECUTE. WIN! All that is required is a slight mental shift. Metaphorically speaking, it is your choice to go the extra mile to become that 'A' Student or just barely getting by like the average 'C' student. Walter has taken his message to companies and associations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. His clients include Accenture, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, The Dwyer Group, Allianz, Amway, GNC, Hilton, Medtronic, UPS Store, Radio Shack, Red Robin and many others.

1hr 5mins

7 Jun 2021

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Walter Bond – Creating a Shark Mindset

One Shot

Walter Bond is a former professional basketball player turned public speaker who encourages millions with his unique delivery, perspective, and “shark” mentality. 

1hr 39mins

30 May 2021

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The Starting 5 of a Successful Business with Walter Bond

Destined to Achieve Podcast

Winless in first organized sports. Played college basketball as a reserve. Left undrafted in the NBA. Even against all odds, Walter Bond has built a successful career as a keynote speaker, business coach, author, and business leader.He talks about the sports lessons we can apply in our business, including knowing a team’s work expressions. What are work expressions and why should leaders know them? This is an approach that can help leaders put their team in a better place to succeed. It’s like an actionable step to build your starters in your team.  Let’s listen to Walter and build your starting 5 for your business!  [00:01 - 04:23] Opening Segment Let’s get to know Walter Bond  From winning nothing to hating losing at 12 years old  [04:24 - 09:39] The Mentality of a True Leader  Be humble and relatable despite your success  Sports lessons that you can apply in your business  The no. 1 job of business leaders according to Walter [09:40 - 22:29] A Lesson From Sharks and Sucker Fish  The best teammate Walter ever had in the NBA Why these players are the best  Walter shares tips to build your discipline The relationship between sharks and sucker fish How it can be applied in business  [22:30 - 37:40] The Starters of a Successful Business   The role of mentors in Walter’s life  The skill that all leaders should have What are work expressions and why should you learn them?  [37:41 - 47:25] Improvers and Implementers  Find out what an “improver” is and see if you are one  Are you an implementer? Walter breaks down an implementer’s traits  What smart companies are doing right now  [47:26 - 51:15] Closing Segment  Connect with Walter. Links below Final thoughts   Tweetable Quotes: “I want my leaders to understand their focus is the team, not themselves.” - Walter Bond  “Stay in learning mode. Always be teachable. Always be humble. Always be the person that doesn’t know it all.” - Walter Bond  Resources Mentioned: Mark Victor Hansen Book Chicken Soup for the Soul Good to Great Connect with Walter on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. Is Walter your next keynote speaker? Find out here.  DISCOVER your ultimate professional abilities! Start here.  Make teamwork your greatest strength. Check this. Learn the 6 secrets of planning a powerful off season here. SUBSCRIBE to this podcast to hear more inspiring stories from high achievers, hustlers, busy parents, and everyone else on the daily grind.  LEAVE A 5-STAR REVIEW and let’s go achieve something great! Check us out on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.  Email mace.jared@gmail.com to reach out to me. Connect with me on my website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, and TikTok. 


19 Apr 2021

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Creating a Shark Mindset with Hall of Fame Motivational Speaker Walter Bond

Mi-Fit Podcast

This week on the MiFit Podcast I interview former NBA basketball player and Hall of Fame Motivational Speaker, Walter Bond. Walter has an incredibly powerful story that started when he was a top basketball recruit coming out of high school, getting a full ride scholarship at the University of Minnesota, then becoming the first ever free agent un-drafted rookie to start in the NBA, and is now one of the most sought after motivational speakers in the world. Walter has delivered his entertaining and dynamic message to companies and associations throughout the Unites States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Europe. Some Walter’s clients include companies like Accenture, Blue Cross, Allianz, GNC, Medtronic, Red Robin, and Jersey Mike’s. Bond is also author to best selling book Swim! How a Shark, a Suckerfish, and a Parasite Teach You Leadership, Mentoring & Next Level Success.Topics-Walter’s upbringing-Lesson’s learned through Division 1 and professional basketball-3 Keys to peak performers-Shark mindestFollow Walter athttps://walterbond.comand purchase his book: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=walter+bond+swim&gclid=CjwKCAjw07qDBhBxEiwA6pPbHqAEAQlAOT71ae8zpmRIHg58Xotx4s7NHxZ9GjUigUQMjq5G9Z1UrRoCZ8oQAvD_BwE&hvadid=384375602843&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9019498&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=b&hvrand=17235967447313129827&hvtargid=kwd-825516343171&hydadcr=12973_9734042&tag=googhydr-20&ref=pd_sl_4i5jig1tyd_b**The MiFit Podcast store will be open until April 25th. Order your sprint T-shirt, Tank-Top, or Crop Top today!Link: https://shirt-werks-promotionals-inc.printavo.com/merch/the-mifit-podcast-spring-2021/

1hr 14mins

13 Apr 2021

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Ep. 5: Walter Bond on Why Leaders Should Coach And Not Be Fruit Inspectors

The Trusted Leader Show

In this episode, David sits down with Walter Bond, Former NBA player, award winning speaker, trainer, and author, to discuss the Shark Mindset and why the best leaders are coaches and not fruit inspectors. Show notes: trustedleadershow.com


17 Feb 2021