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Stedman Graham

CEO of S. Graham & Associates, Leadership Development Expert & Author

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Stedman Graham Biography

Stedman Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham and Associates, a management and marketing consulting firm.

He is the author of 12 books, including two New York Times best sellers and one Wall Street Journal bestseller.

As a businessman, educator and speaker, Graham lectures and conducts training programs for corporations and educational organizations worldwide on the topic of Identity Leadership, based on the philosophy that one cannot lead anyone else until you first lead yourself. He has delivered Identity Leadership programs in The Netherlands, Germany, China, Canada, the UK, Bermuda and South Africa.

His proven Nine Step Success Process® drives his powerful message. This success process is based on the principle that it doesn’t matter how the world defines you, it only matters how you define yourself. Graham is honored as a distinguished visiting professor at colleges and universities throughout the country. He is a former adjunct professor at the Northwestern Kellogg School of Business where he taught the course, “The Dynamics of Leadership.”

Graham’s clients include Gulfstream, Aerospace, Microsoft, Deloitte, Wells Fargo, Lenovo, General Dynamics and the US Department of Labor and Education.

As a proud native of Whitesboro, New Jersey, Graham has demonstrated an enduring dedication to youth and community. His New York Times best seller, Teens Can Make it Happen has become a program utilized in numerous middle and high schools in the US and abroad.

With dedication to community development, Graham is the founder of the Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro and the Concerned Citizens of Lake Wacamaw, North Carolina. He is also the Co-founder of the Community Alliance for Youth Success (CAYS) and a member of Horatio Alger.

Graham has served in the United States Army and played professional basketball in the European League. Graham holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from Hardin-Simmons University and a Masters Degree in Education from Ball State University and has been awarded three honorary Doctorates. Graham serves on several boards and has received numerous awards.

Speaking Topics
  • Strategic Marketing

  • Business Development: Strategic Positioning & Marketing

  • Build Your Own Life Brand

  • The Competitive Advantage in Business Leadership

  • The Dynamics of Leadership

  • The Nine-Step Success Process to Building Your Identity

    The Nine Step Success Process is a life management and performance system designed to build your identity and give you the tools to create your future. This methodology is based on the premise that individuals hold the power to influence their success or failure and that knowing who you are is the first step in self actualization, the first step to self leadership and leadership.

    The Nine Step Success Process is what best-selling author Stedman Graham has come to know as the difference from being conscious or unconscious of what is possible for an American citizen. Understanding the labels of race, gender and class, Graham has spent years creating and developing The Nine Step Success Process to get people to understand the importance of lifelong learning and to show them how to achieve lifelong potential by organizing information around their identity and purpose.

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Identity Leadership: To Lead Others You Must First Lead Yourself

Identity Leadership: To Lead Others You Must First Lead Yourself

Diversity: Leaders Not Labels: A New Plan for a the 21st Century

Diversity: Leaders Not Labels: A New Plan for a the 21st Century

Identity: Your Passport to Success

Identity: Your Passport to Success

Who Are You?

Who Are You?

Build Your Own Life Brand!: A Powerful Strategy to Maximize Your Potential and Enhance Your Value for Ultimate Achievement

Build Your Own Life Brand!: A Powerful Strategy to Maximize Your Potential and Enhance Your Value for Ultimate Achievement

The Ultimate Guide to Sports Marketing

The Ultimate Guide to Sports Marketing

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    Booking fees for Stedman Graham, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Stedman Graham, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Stedman Graham for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Stedman Graham for your next private or corporate function.
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Stedman Graham Biography

Stedman Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham and Associates, a management and marketing consulting firm.

He is the author of 12 books, including two New York Times best sellers and one Wall Street Journal bestseller.

As a businessman, educator and speaker, Graham lectures and conducts training programs for corporations and educational organizations worldwide on the topic of Identity Leadership, based on the philosophy that one cannot lead anyone else until you first lead yourself. He has delivered Identity Leadership programs in The Netherlands, Germany, China, Canada, the UK, Bermuda and South Africa.

His proven Nine Step Success Process® drives his powerful message. This success process is based on the principle that it doesn’t matter how the world defines you, it only matters how you define yourself. Graham is honored as a distinguished visiting professor at colleges and universities throughout the country. He is a former adjunct professor at the Northwestern Kellogg School of Business where he taught the course, “The Dynamics of Leadership.”

Graham’s clients include Gulfstream, Aerospace, Microsoft, Deloitte, Wells Fargo, Lenovo, General Dynamics and the US Department of Labor and Education.

As a proud native of Whitesboro, New Jersey, Graham has demonstrated an enduring dedication to youth and community. His New York Times best seller, Teens Can Make it Happen has become a program utilized in numerous middle and high schools in the US and abroad.

With dedication to community development, Graham is the founder of the Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro and the Concerned Citizens of Lake Wacamaw, North Carolina. He is also the Co-founder of the Community Alliance for Youth Success (CAYS) and a member of Horatio Alger.

Graham has served in the United States Army and played professional basketball in the European League. Graham holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from Hardin-Simmons University and a Masters Degree in Education from Ball State University and has been awarded three honorary Doctorates. Graham serves on several boards and has received numerous awards.

Stedman Graham Speaking Topics

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Business Development: Strategic Positioning & Marketing

  • Build Your Own Life Brand

  • The Competitive Advantage in Business Leadership

  • The Dynamics of Leadership

  • The Nine-Step Success Process to Building Your Identity

    The Nine Step Success Process is a life management and performance system designed to build your identity and give you the tools to create your future. This methodology is based on the premise that individuals hold the power to influence their success or failure and that knowing who you are is the first step in self actualization, the first step to self leadership and leadership.

    The Nine Step Success Process is what best-selling author Stedman Graham has come to know as the difference from being conscious or unconscious of what is possible for an American citizen. Understanding the labels of race, gender and class, Graham has spent years creating and developing The Nine Step Success Process to get people to understand the importance of lifelong learning and to show them how to achieve lifelong potential by organizing information around their identity and purpose.

Stedman Graham Videos

  • Stedman Graham opens up on relationship with Oprah Winfrey
  • Leadership Identity: Lead Yourself to Lead Others
  • Stedman Graham on leadership, positivity and new book - YouTube
    May 16, 2019 ... Stedman Graham is a New York Times best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur and longtime partner of Oprah Winfrey. He stopped by...

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  • How to book Stedman Graham?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Stedman Graham for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Stedman Graham, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Stedman Graham or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Stedman Graham?

    Booking fees for Stedman Graham, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Stedman Graham, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Stedman Graham?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Stedman Graham for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Stedman Graham for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Stedman Graham or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Stedman Graham or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Stedman Graham is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Strategic Marketing, Business Development: Strategic Positioning & Marketing, Build Your Own Life Brand, The Competitive Advantage in Business Leadership, The Dynamics of Leadership and The Nine-Step Success Process to Building Your Identity. The estimated speaking fee range to book Stedman Graham for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Stedman Graham generally travels from Chicago, IL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are J.R. Martinez, Eric Boles, Coach Ken Carter, Rudy Ruettiger and Libby Gill. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Stedman Graham for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Stedman Graham Speaking Topics

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Business Development: Strategic Positioning & Marketing

  • Build Your Own Life Brand

  • The Competitive Advantage in Business Leadership

  • The Dynamics of Leadership

  • The Nine-Step Success Process to Building Your Identity

    The Nine Step Success Process is a life management and performance system designed to build your identity and give you the tools to create your future. This methodology is based on the premise that individuals hold the power to influence their success or failure and that knowing who you are is the first step in self actualization, the first step to self leadership and leadership.

    The Nine Step Success Process is what best-selling author Stedman Graham has come to know as the difference from being conscious or unconscious of what is possible for an American citizen. Understanding the labels of race, gender and class, Graham has spent years creating and developing The Nine Step Success Process to get people to understand the importance of lifelong learning and to show them how to achieve lifelong potential by organizing information around their identity and purpose.

Stedman Graham Speaker Videos

  • Stedman Graham opens up on relationship with Oprah Winfrey
    Leadership Identity: Lead Yourself to Lead Others
  • Stedman Graham on leadership, positivity and new book - YouTube
    May 16, 2019 ... Stedman Graham is a New York Times best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur and longtime partner of Oprah Winfrey. He stopped by WGN ...
    Stedman Graham Shares Secrets to Becoming a Great Leader | Sway's Universe

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