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Real Estate Entrepreneur & Mogul; Angel Investor & Co-Host of "Shark Tank"; Author

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 Barbara Corcoran Biography

Barbara Corcoran is founder of The Corcoran Group & a Shark on ABC’s "Shark Tank".

Her other credentials include straight D’s in high school and college and 20 jobs by the time she turned 23. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country: She borrowed $1,000 and quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City. The Corcoran Group, the largest and best-known brand in the brokerage business, building the largest and best-known brands in the business.

Corcoran is the author of the best seller “Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business!” which takes you behind the scenes of her life and business and her ‘seen on TV’ venture capitalism. Barbara is famously brash and blunt, bold and courageous, and a brilliant identifier of opportunity and talent (often invisible to others). She is also the host of top business podcast “Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran.”

Corcoran is a motivational and inspirational speaker. She is a frequent small business and real estate contributor on every major network. Corcoran has been an investor/Shark for the past nine seasons on ABC’s four-time Emmy award winning show, Shark Tank. As one of the “Sharks”, Barbara has ponied up her own money and invested in over 80 businesses to date, competing to make those deals for all to see, then shepherding them to success.

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  • How I Got Here

    How do you turn a $1,000 loan into a five-billion dollar business? According to self-made real estate empress Barbara Corcoran, you do it by learning how to fail well. Barbara tells the story of how, armed with a loan from her boyfriend and her own gritty determination, she quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City and turned that company into a multi-billion dollar business. A highly motivational and hugely entertaining success story.

  • Leading People to Greatness

    Entrepreneurs, business managers and salespeople alike benefit from lessons in how to get people moving on the path to professional and personal greatness. Barbara Corcoran, who led 1,000 brokers at The Corcoran Group, New York’s largest real estate company, is an expert in the art of leading a team to success. From hiring the right people and firing the wrong people to creating fun in the workplace and establishing an atmosphere that breeds innovation, Barbara shares her unique and winning strategies.

  • How to Create a Powerful Brand

    Branding may be the single most important key to success in today’s highly competitive world of commerce. Barbara Corcoran is known for having built the most successful real estate brand in New York City, and now she reveals easy to follow tips on how she does it: how to create an image much bigger than reality; how to use the press to get free publicity; how to turn yourself into the go-to expert in your field. Barbara shares her personal advice, insights and anecdotes on creating a powerful brand.
    • Barbara's Inspirational Rags to Riches Story
    • 10 Ways To Lead Your Team To Greatness
    • 10 Ways To Build a Powerful Brand

  • Barbara's Inspirational Rags-to-Riches Story

    How do you turn a $1,000 loan into a $5 billion dollar business? According to self-made real estate empress Barbara Corcoran, you do it by learning how to fail well. Barbara tells the story of how, armed with a loan from her boyfriend and her own gritty determination, she quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City and turned that company into a multi-billion-dollar business. This is a highly motivational and hugely entertaining success story with the big life lessons Barbara learned along the way.

  • 10 Ways to Lead Your Team to Greatness

    Entrepreneurs, business managers, and salespeople alike benefit from lessons in how to get people moving on the path to greatness. Barbara Corcoran, who built The Corcoran Group, New York's largest real estate company, is an expert in the art of leading a team to success. From hiring the right people and firing the wrong ones, establishing an atmosphere that breeds innovation, persisting when all the chips are down, and creating fun in the workplace, Barbara shares her unique and winning strategies.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Barbara Corcoran?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Barbara Corcoran for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 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. Fill out a booking request form for Barbara Corcoran, 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 Barbara Corcoran or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Barbara Corcoran?

    Booking fees for Barbara Corcoran, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Barbara Corcoran, 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 Barbara Corcoran?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barbara Corcoran 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 Barbara Corcoran 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 Barbara Corcoran or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Barbara Corcoran 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.
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Barbara Corcoran

Real Estate Entrepreneur & Mogul; Angel Investor & Co-Host of "Shark Tank"; Author

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Barbara Corcoran Biography

Barbara Corcoran is founder of The Corcoran Group & a Shark on ABC’s "Shark Tank".

Her other credentials include straight D’s in high school and college and 20 jobs by the time she turned 23. It was her next job that would make her one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the country: She borrowed $1,000 and quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City. The Corcoran Group, the largest and best-known brand in the brokerage business, building the largest and best-known brands in the business.

Corcoran is the author of the best seller “Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business!” which takes you behind the scenes of her life and business and her ‘seen on TV’ venture capitalism. Barbara is famously brash and blunt, bold and courageous, and a brilliant identifier of opportunity and talent (often invisible to others). She is also the host of top business podcast “Business Unusual with Barbara Corcoran.”

Corcoran is a motivational and inspirational speaker. She is a frequent small business and real estate contributor on every major network. Corcoran has been an investor/Shark for the past nine seasons on ABC’s four-time Emmy award winning show, Shark Tank. As one of the “Sharks”, Barbara has ponied up her own money and invested in over 80 businesses to date, competing to make those deals for all to see, then shepherding them to success.

Barbara Corcoran Videos

  • Barbara Corcoran On How She's Helping Female Entrepreneurs ...
    Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran joins the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss how she teamed with Systane on the Real Relief for Visionary ...
  • All in a New York minute | Barbara Corcoran | TEDxNYIT
    This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. New York City is the best place in the world to start a...
  • Barbara Corcoran: " Shark Tales" | Talks at Google

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Barbara Corcoran Speaking Topics

  • How I Got Here

    How do you turn a $1,000 loan into a five-billion dollar business? According to self-made real estate empress Barbara Corcoran, you do it by learning how to fail well. Barbara tells the story of how, armed with a loan from her boyfriend and her own gritty determination, she quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City and turned that company into a multi-billion dollar business. A highly motivational and hugely entertaining success story.

  • Leading People to Greatness

    Entrepreneurs, business managers and salespeople alike benefit from lessons in how to get people moving on the path to professional and personal greatness. Barbara Corcoran, who led 1,000 brokers at The Corcoran Group, New York’s largest real estate company, is an expert in the art of leading a team to success. From hiring the right people and firing the wrong people to creating fun in the workplace and establishing an atmosphere that breeds innovation, Barbara shares her unique and winning strategies.

  • How to Create a Powerful Brand

    Branding may be the single most important key to success in today’s highly competitive world of commerce. Barbara Corcoran is known for having built the most successful real estate brand in New York City, and now she reveals easy to follow tips on how she does it: how to create an image much bigger than reality; how to use the press to get free publicity; how to turn yourself into the go-to expert in your field. Barbara shares her personal advice, insights and anecdotes on creating a powerful brand.
    • Barbara's Inspirational Rags to Riches Story
    • 10 Ways To Lead Your Team To Greatness
    • 10 Ways To Build a Powerful Brand

  • Barbara's Inspirational Rags-to-Riches Story

    How do you turn a $1,000 loan into a $5 billion dollar business? According to self-made real estate empress Barbara Corcoran, you do it by learning how to fail well. Barbara tells the story of how, armed with a loan from her boyfriend and her own gritty determination, she quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City and turned that company into a multi-billion-dollar business. This is a highly motivational and hugely entertaining success story with the big life lessons Barbara learned along the way.

  • 10 Ways to Lead Your Team to Greatness

    Entrepreneurs, business managers, and salespeople alike benefit from lessons in how to get people moving on the path to greatness. Barbara Corcoran, who built The Corcoran Group, New York's largest real estate company, is an expert in the art of leading a team to success. From hiring the right people and firing the wrong ones, establishing an atmosphere that breeds innovation, persisting when all the chips are down, and creating fun in the workplace, Barbara shares her unique and winning strategies.

FAQs on booking Barbara Corcoran

  • How to book Barbara Corcoran?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Barbara Corcoran for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 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. Fill out a booking request form for Barbara Corcoran, 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 Barbara Corcoran or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Barbara Corcoran?

    Booking fees for Barbara Corcoran, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Barbara Corcoran, 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 Barbara Corcoran?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Barbara Corcoran 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 Barbara Corcoran 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 Barbara Corcoran or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Barbara Corcoran 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.

Barbara Corcoran is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Barbara Corcoran for your event is $100,000 - $200,000. Barbara Corcoran generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Daymond John, Peter Diamandis, Gary Vaynerchuk and Ray Kurzweil. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Barbara Corcoran for an upcoming event.

Barbara Corcoran Speaker Videos

  • Barbara Corcoran On How She's Helping Female Entrepreneurs ...
    Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran joins the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss how she teamed with Systane on the Real Relief for Visionary ...
    All in a New York minute | Barbara Corcoran | TEDxNYIT
    This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. New York City is the best place in the world to start a business--if you know how to capitalize on the...
  • Barbara Corcoran: " Shark Tales" | Talks at Google
    Barbara Corcoran: How to Hire Like a Shark
  • Barbara Corcoran: Build a Powerful Brand

Barbara Corcoran Speaking Topics

  • How I Got Here

    How do you turn a $1,000 loan into a five-billion dollar business? According to self-made real estate empress Barbara Corcoran, you do it by learning how to fail well. Barbara tells the story of how, armed with a loan from her boyfriend and her own gritty determination, she quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City and turned that company into a multi-billion dollar business. A highly motivational and hugely entertaining success story.

  • Leading People to Greatness

    Entrepreneurs, business managers and salespeople alike benefit from lessons in how to get people moving on the path to professional and personal greatness. Barbara Corcoran, who led 1,000 brokers at The Corcoran Group, New York’s largest real estate company, is an expert in the art of leading a team to success. From hiring the right people and firing the wrong people to creating fun in the workplace and establishing an atmosphere that breeds innovation, Barbara shares her unique and winning strategies.

  • How to Create a Powerful Brand

    Branding may be the single most important key to success in today’s highly competitive world of commerce. Barbara Corcoran is known for having built the most successful real estate brand in New York City, and now she reveals easy to follow tips on how she does it: how to create an image much bigger than reality; how to use the press to get free publicity; how to turn yourself into the go-to expert in your field. Barbara shares her personal advice, insights and anecdotes on creating a powerful brand.
    • Barbara's Inspirational Rags to Riches Story
    • 10 Ways To Lead Your Team To Greatness
    • 10 Ways To Build a Powerful Brand

  • Barbara's Inspirational Rags-to-Riches Story

    How do you turn a $1,000 loan into a $5 billion dollar business? According to self-made real estate empress Barbara Corcoran, you do it by learning how to fail well. Barbara tells the story of how, armed with a loan from her boyfriend and her own gritty determination, she quit her job as a waitress to start a tiny real estate company in New York City and turned that company into a multi-billion-dollar business. This is a highly motivational and hugely entertaining success story with the big life lessons Barbara learned along the way.

  • 10 Ways to Lead Your Team to Greatness

    Entrepreneurs, business managers, and salespeople alike benefit from lessons in how to get people moving on the path to greatness. Barbara Corcoran, who built The Corcoran Group, New York's largest real estate company, is an expert in the art of leading a team to success. From hiring the right people and firing the wrong ones, establishing an atmosphere that breeds innovation, persisting when all the chips are down, and creating fun in the workplace, Barbara shares her unique and winning strategies.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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