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Bill Treasurer

Bill Treasurer is the Founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting, Inc.

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Bill Treasurer Biography

Bill Treasurer is the Founder and Chief Encourager at a courage-building company that exists to help people and organizations live more courageously. He is the author of Right Risk (Berrett-Koehler, 2003), a book about personal courage that is based on Treasurer’s experiences as both an organizational development professional and as a daredevil athlete. The book is such a success that it has been published in four languages, and currently holds a 4.5 star rating (out of 5) on Amazon.com.

Bill Treasurer is the editor of POSITIVELY M.A.D. (Making a Difference), published in 2004. The book is a compilation of stories from world-renowned experts, aiming to inspire readers to make a difference in their organizations.

Bill’s insights have been featured in over 100 newspapers, including The Washington Post, The NY Daily News, The Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Boston Herald, and Investor’s Business Daily. His articles have also appeared in such magazines as Woman’s Day, Business-to Business, Redbook, Fitness, and The Harvard Management Update.

Treasurer is a former member of the U.S. High Diving Team. For seven years he traveled throughout the world performing with a team of high performing athletes. During that time, Bill did over 1,500 high dives from heights that scaled over 100 feet.

Since 1991, Bill Treasurer has conducted over 500 corporate workshops designed to strengthen people’s leadership skills, improve team performance, accelerate innovation, and help executives behave more courageously. He holds an MS degree in Administrative Science from the University of Wisconsin, and his 4.0 average resulted in his being a member of the National Deans List. He attended West Virginia University on a full athletic scholarship for springboard diving.

Books
Courage Goes to Work: How to Build Backbones, Boost Performance, and Get Results

Courage Goes to Work: How to Build Backbones, Boost Performance, and Get Results

Speaking Topics
  • Courageous Future: How Strategic Planning Can Align Your Organization and Drive Success

    Few things have the potential to galvanize an organization as much as a bold future. Setting a strong strategic direction for your organization is critical. Even your department and project teams will benefit from focused planning. Unfortunately, people think that strategic planning expertise is solely the domain of highly specialized, external consultants who have to bring their special brand of mojo. Fortunately, there are tools and frameworks that are easy to use and follow and do not require multiple PhDs to decipher.

    This workshop draws on the concepts that have been used to create strategic plans at major universities such as MIT, UC Berkeley, USC, Michigan State, Purdue, NC State, and many others. The concepts have also been used for profit and non-profit entities such as Equity Office Properties, Aldridge Electric Incorporated, and the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy.

    • The relation of the planning process to organizational alignment

    • Intuitive framework for guiding the strategic planning process

    • Techniques to prepare your organization for a planning process

    • Techniques for including diverse stakeholder voices during the planning process

    • Facilitation process tips for success during and after the strategic planning effort

    • Strategic planning mistakes to avoid

  • Meaningful Mentoring: Promoting Growth Through Positive Influence

    Having a positive mentor is one of the most effective ways of ensuring career growth and development. Most leaders you admire, for example, credit their career development to having a positive mentor. People such as Warren Buffett, Jim Collins, Dave Thomas, and Condoleezza Rice all credit their success to having a positive mentor. This workshop draws on the experiences of people like this to provide useful tips for getting the most out of a mentoring relationship.

    The Meaningful Mentoring workshop will focus on helping you create a healthy and fulfilling mentoring relationship. Participants will come away with practical strategies for structuring the mentor/mentee relationship, defining each person’s responsibilities in the relationship, and ensuring that mentor/mentee meeting time is used wisely.

    • The impact of mentoring on famous people you admire

    • What to look for in a great mentor

    • Five ways that mentors can promote mentee growth and development through positive influence

    • The importance of discomfort as a vehicle for mentee growth

    • Tips for strengthening the mentor / mentee relationship

  • Leaders Open Doors: A Radically Simple Leadership Approach to Lift People, Profits, and Peformance

    The study of leadership development has grown to be very complicated. We often get stuck thinking about leadership in terms of matrices and competencies and modules. The simple truth is that to be a leader is to open doors of opportunity for others. To be most effective, leaders need to be opportunity-creators. Drawing on the concepts introduced in the new book, Leaders Open Doors, leadership expert Bill Treasurer shows how leaders help people and organizations grow by creating meaningful learning opportunities.

    Open Door Leaders focus on aligning the needs of the organization with the career aspirations of those they lead. People and organizations grow and develop when they intentionally pursue goals and challenges that stretch their skills and test their mettle.

    • Why opening doors of opportunities for people is the most essential job of a leader

    • How opportunity attracts, inspires, and develops workers

    • What it means to be an Open Door Leader

    • How to modulate between comfort and discomfort in order to promote career growth and development

    • Six distinct opportunity doors leaders can open for others

  • Courageous Leadership

    People have high and often conflicting expectations of leaders. Be reasonable but passionate. Decisive but inclusive. Visionary but explicit. Powerful but humble. Add to that emotionally intelligent, caring, impartial, people-oriented, and of course, profit-driven. The list is so long that it often leaves leaders scratching their heads, thinking: where on earth do I start?

    The answer is courage. It's the backbone leaders need to step up to the plate, face fierce challenges, inspire others, and drive the bottom line. Important organizational concepts like leadership, innovation, change management, and sales, all require strong doses of courage to be effective. Drawing on the courage-building practices that have been taught to thousands of employees across the globe, this keynote will help participants be more personally courageous, and help them inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead.

    • Why courage is essential to career and organizational success

    • Current data about the debilitating impacts of fear on performance

    • Three specific types of courage

    • The differences between two different leadership dispositions, Fillers (encouragement) and Spillers (discouragement)

    • Tips on how leaders can be more courageous at work, and how they can inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead

  • Courageous Leadership for Women

    Though long overdue, women are increasingly moving into leadership roles. Consequently, women have more opportunities to shape the workplace in a meaningful way. Making the most of those opportunities will take persistence, persuasiveness, and leadership. It will also take courage. This keynote highlights courage as the most important leadership virtue, and provide strategies that women can apply in workplace settings to broaden their leadership influence. Specific examples about courageous women leaders will be used to illustrate the workshop concepts.

    • Understand specific challenges that are unique to women in the workplace

    • Review the critical role of courage plays in being an effective leaders

    • Learn about three distinct types of workplace courage, and how women can use them

    • Gain insight from the case examples of courageous working women

    • Learn specific tips that women can use to be more personally courageous, and inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead

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  • HOW TO BOOK Bill Treasurer?

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

    Booking fees for Bill Treasurer, 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 Bill Treasurer, 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 Bill Treasurer?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Bill Treasurer 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 Bill Treasurer for your next private or corporate function.
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    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 Bill Treasurer or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Bill Treasurer 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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Bill Treasurer is the Founder and Chief Encouragement Officer at Giant Leap Consulting, Inc.

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Bill Treasurer Biography

Bill Treasurer is the Founder and Chief Encourager at a courage-building company that exists to help people and organizations live more courageously. He is the author of Right Risk (Berrett-Koehler, 2003), a book about personal courage that is based on Treasurer’s experiences as both an organizational development professional and as a daredevil athlete. The book is such a success that it has been published in four languages, and currently holds a 4.5 star rating (out of 5) on Amazon.com.

Bill Treasurer is the editor of POSITIVELY M.A.D. (Making a Difference), published in 2004. The book is a compilation of stories from world-renowned experts, aiming to inspire readers to make a difference in their organizations.

Bill’s insights have been featured in over 100 newspapers, including The Washington Post, The NY Daily News, The Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Boston Herald, and Investor’s Business Daily. His articles have also appeared in such magazines as Woman’s Day, Business-to Business, Redbook, Fitness, and The Harvard Management Update.

Treasurer is a former member of the U.S. High Diving Team. For seven years he traveled throughout the world performing with a team of high performing athletes. During that time, Bill did over 1,500 high dives from heights that scaled over 100 feet.

Since 1991, Bill Treasurer has conducted over 500 corporate workshops designed to strengthen people’s leadership skills, improve team performance, accelerate innovation, and help executives behave more courageously. He holds an MS degree in Administrative Science from the University of Wisconsin, and his 4.0 average resulted in his being a member of the National Deans List. He attended West Virginia University on a full athletic scholarship for springboard diving.

Bill Treasurer Books

Bill Treasurer Speaking Topics

  • Courageous Future: How Strategic Planning Can Align Your Organization and Drive Success

    Few things have the potential to galvanize an organization as much as a bold future. Setting a strong strategic direction for your organization is critical. Even your department and project teams will benefit from focused planning. Unfortunately, people think that strategic planning expertise is solely the domain of highly specialized, external consultants who have to bring their special brand of mojo. Fortunately, there are tools and frameworks that are easy to use and follow and do not require multiple PhDs to decipher.

    This workshop draws on the concepts that have been used to create strategic plans at major universities such as MIT, UC Berkeley, USC, Michigan State, Purdue, NC State, and many others. The concepts have also been used for profit and non-profit entities such as Equity Office Properties, Aldridge Electric Incorporated, and the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy.

    • The relation of the planning process to organizational alignment

    • Intuitive framework for guiding the strategic planning process

    • Techniques to prepare your organization for a planning process

    • Techniques for including diverse stakeholder voices during the planning process

    • Facilitation process tips for success during and after the strategic planning effort

    • Strategic planning mistakes to avoid

  • Meaningful Mentoring: Promoting Growth Through Positive Influence

    Having a positive mentor is one of the most effective ways of ensuring career growth and development. Most leaders you admire, for example, credit their career development to having a positive mentor. People such as Warren Buffett, Jim Collins, Dave Thomas, and Condoleezza Rice all credit their success to having a positive mentor. This workshop draws on the experiences of people like this to provide useful tips for getting the most out of a mentoring relationship.

    The Meaningful Mentoring workshop will focus on helping you create a healthy and fulfilling mentoring relationship. Participants will come away with practical strategies for structuring the mentor/mentee relationship, defining each person’s responsibilities in the relationship, and ensuring that mentor/mentee meeting time is used wisely.

    • The impact of mentoring on famous people you admire

    • What to look for in a great mentor

    • Five ways that mentors can promote mentee growth and development through positive influence

    • The importance of discomfort as a vehicle for mentee growth

    • Tips for strengthening the mentor / mentee relationship

  • Leaders Open Doors: A Radically Simple Leadership Approach to Lift People, Profits, and Peformance

    The study of leadership development has grown to be very complicated. We often get stuck thinking about leadership in terms of matrices and competencies and modules. The simple truth is that to be a leader is to open doors of opportunity for others. To be most effective, leaders need to be opportunity-creators. Drawing on the concepts introduced in the new book, Leaders Open Doors, leadership expert Bill Treasurer shows how leaders help people and organizations grow by creating meaningful learning opportunities.

    Open Door Leaders focus on aligning the needs of the organization with the career aspirations of those they lead. People and organizations grow and develop when they intentionally pursue goals and challenges that stretch their skills and test their mettle.

    • Why opening doors of opportunities for people is the most essential job of a leader

    • How opportunity attracts, inspires, and develops workers

    • What it means to be an Open Door Leader

    • How to modulate between comfort and discomfort in order to promote career growth and development

    • Six distinct opportunity doors leaders can open for others

  • Courageous Leadership

    People have high and often conflicting expectations of leaders. Be reasonable but passionate. Decisive but inclusive. Visionary but explicit. Powerful but humble. Add to that emotionally intelligent, caring, impartial, people-oriented, and of course, profit-driven. The list is so long that it often leaves leaders scratching their heads, thinking: where on earth do I start?

    The answer is courage. It's the backbone leaders need to step up to the plate, face fierce challenges, inspire others, and drive the bottom line. Important organizational concepts like leadership, innovation, change management, and sales, all require strong doses of courage to be effective. Drawing on the courage-building practices that have been taught to thousands of employees across the globe, this keynote will help participants be more personally courageous, and help them inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead.

    • Why courage is essential to career and organizational success

    • Current data about the debilitating impacts of fear on performance

    • Three specific types of courage

    • The differences between two different leadership dispositions, Fillers (encouragement) and Spillers (discouragement)

    • Tips on how leaders can be more courageous at work, and how they can inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead

  • Courageous Leadership for Women

    Though long overdue, women are increasingly moving into leadership roles. Consequently, women have more opportunities to shape the workplace in a meaningful way. Making the most of those opportunities will take persistence, persuasiveness, and leadership. It will also take courage. This keynote highlights courage as the most important leadership virtue, and provide strategies that women can apply in workplace settings to broaden their leadership influence. Specific examples about courageous women leaders will be used to illustrate the workshop concepts.

    • Understand specific challenges that are unique to women in the workplace

    • Review the critical role of courage plays in being an effective leaders

    • Learn about three distinct types of workplace courage, and how women can use them

    • Gain insight from the case examples of courageous working women

    • Learn specific tips that women can use to be more personally courageous, and inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead

FAQs on booking Bill Treasurer

  • How to book Bill Treasurer?

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

    Booking fees for Bill Treasurer, 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 Bill Treasurer, 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 Bill Treasurer?

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

Bill Treasurer is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Courageous Future: How Strategic Planning Can Align Your Organization and Drive Success, Meaningful Mentoring: Promoting Growth Through Positive Influence, Leaders Open Doors: A Radically Simple Leadership Approach to Lift People, Profits, and Peformance, Courageous Leadership and Courageous Leadership for Women. The estimated speaking fee range to book Bill Treasurer for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Bill Treasurer generally travels from NC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jones Loflin, Chuck Carmen, Jeff Tobe, Benjamin Zander and Steve Sax. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bill Treasurer for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bill Treasurer Speaking Topics

  • Courageous Future: How Strategic Planning Can Align Your Organization and Drive Success

    Few things have the potential to galvanize an organization as much as a bold future. Setting a strong strategic direction for your organization is critical. Even your department and project teams will benefit from focused planning. Unfortunately, people think that strategic planning expertise is solely the domain of highly specialized, external consultants who have to bring their special brand of mojo. Fortunately, there are tools and frameworks that are easy to use and follow and do not require multiple PhDs to decipher.

    This workshop draws on the concepts that have been used to create strategic plans at major universities such as MIT, UC Berkeley, USC, Michigan State, Purdue, NC State, and many others. The concepts have also been used for profit and non-profit entities such as Equity Office Properties, Aldridge Electric Incorporated, and the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy.

    • The relation of the planning process to organizational alignment

    • Intuitive framework for guiding the strategic planning process

    • Techniques to prepare your organization for a planning process

    • Techniques for including diverse stakeholder voices during the planning process

    • Facilitation process tips for success during and after the strategic planning effort

    • Strategic planning mistakes to avoid

  • Meaningful Mentoring: Promoting Growth Through Positive Influence

    Having a positive mentor is one of the most effective ways of ensuring career growth and development. Most leaders you admire, for example, credit their career development to having a positive mentor. People such as Warren Buffett, Jim Collins, Dave Thomas, and Condoleezza Rice all credit their success to having a positive mentor. This workshop draws on the experiences of people like this to provide useful tips for getting the most out of a mentoring relationship.

    The Meaningful Mentoring workshop will focus on helping you create a healthy and fulfilling mentoring relationship. Participants will come away with practical strategies for structuring the mentor/mentee relationship, defining each person’s responsibilities in the relationship, and ensuring that mentor/mentee meeting time is used wisely.

    • The impact of mentoring on famous people you admire

    • What to look for in a great mentor

    • Five ways that mentors can promote mentee growth and development through positive influence

    • The importance of discomfort as a vehicle for mentee growth

    • Tips for strengthening the mentor / mentee relationship

  • Leaders Open Doors: A Radically Simple Leadership Approach to Lift People, Profits, and Peformance

    The study of leadership development has grown to be very complicated. We often get stuck thinking about leadership in terms of matrices and competencies and modules. The simple truth is that to be a leader is to open doors of opportunity for others. To be most effective, leaders need to be opportunity-creators. Drawing on the concepts introduced in the new book, Leaders Open Doors, leadership expert Bill Treasurer shows how leaders help people and organizations grow by creating meaningful learning opportunities.

    Open Door Leaders focus on aligning the needs of the organization with the career aspirations of those they lead. People and organizations grow and develop when they intentionally pursue goals and challenges that stretch their skills and test their mettle.

    • Why opening doors of opportunities for people is the most essential job of a leader

    • How opportunity attracts, inspires, and develops workers

    • What it means to be an Open Door Leader

    • How to modulate between comfort and discomfort in order to promote career growth and development

    • Six distinct opportunity doors leaders can open for others

  • Courageous Leadership

    People have high and often conflicting expectations of leaders. Be reasonable but passionate. Decisive but inclusive. Visionary but explicit. Powerful but humble. Add to that emotionally intelligent, caring, impartial, people-oriented, and of course, profit-driven. The list is so long that it often leaves leaders scratching their heads, thinking: where on earth do I start?

    The answer is courage. It's the backbone leaders need to step up to the plate, face fierce challenges, inspire others, and drive the bottom line. Important organizational concepts like leadership, innovation, change management, and sales, all require strong doses of courage to be effective. Drawing on the courage-building practices that have been taught to thousands of employees across the globe, this keynote will help participants be more personally courageous, and help them inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead.

    • Why courage is essential to career and organizational success

    • Current data about the debilitating impacts of fear on performance

    • Three specific types of courage

    • The differences between two different leadership dispositions, Fillers (encouragement) and Spillers (discouragement)

    • Tips on how leaders can be more courageous at work, and how they can inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead

  • Courageous Leadership for Women

    Though long overdue, women are increasingly moving into leadership roles. Consequently, women have more opportunities to shape the workplace in a meaningful way. Making the most of those opportunities will take persistence, persuasiveness, and leadership. It will also take courage. This keynote highlights courage as the most important leadership virtue, and provide strategies that women can apply in workplace settings to broaden their leadership influence. Specific examples about courageous women leaders will be used to illustrate the workshop concepts.

    • Understand specific challenges that are unique to women in the workplace

    • Review the critical role of courage plays in being an effective leaders

    • Learn about three distinct types of workplace courage, and how women can use them

    • Gain insight from the case examples of courageous working women

    • Learn specific tips that women can use to be more personally courageous, and inspire more courageous behavior among those they lead

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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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