Canada's Ideaman partners with individuals and organizations to equip and motivate profitable growth and enhanced success.
Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, SoC -Ideas At Work! Strategies to Success!
Innovative ideas to create the success you've only dreamed of...
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If you are in leadership, sell for a living, or depend on your ability to persuade for success... engaging the creative services of Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey can give you a distinct advantage.
Bob is the 2011 Spirit of CAPS recipient - the highest award given in the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers
Bob ‘Idea Man' Hooey is an inspirational, confident, results based leader, award winning motivational keynote speaker, corporate success trainer, strategic business coach, facilitator, and award winning author. He is inspirational conference speaker on leadership and employee motivation, sales creativity, business innovation and enhanced personal performance. Busy man! Productive man! His fee range is set to accommodate on-site training as well as motivational keynotes. He loves to travel and would love to come to your part of the world - just ask!
Creating captivating stories personally mined from 29 plus years rich experience, Bob is a creative, inspirational keynote, leadership and employee motivation speaker who challenges his audiences and readers to engage his Ideas At Work! He motives them to act on what they hear with clear, easily understood success building blocks, results-based, leadership, sales, and career development, motivational innovative ideas, as well as inspirational, proven leadership development, sales, and career success techniques.
As an award winning inspirational speaker and innovative corporate success trainer, Bob leads, motivates, and inspires his audiences to productively stretch and leverage their personal effectiveness and to hone specific sales, career and leadership skills critical to succeed personally and professionally. Bob's motivational, conversational, humorous, inspirational, professional and sometimes provocative leadership and keynote style continues to motivate, inspire and challenge his audiences and readership across North America, and across the globe.
- Bob is a prolific author, penning 25 plus business, leadership and career success books, a Pocket Wisdom mini book series, a series of e-books, and numerous e-publications.
- He is a frequent contributor and columnist to North American consumer, corporate, association, online and trade publications on leadership, effective management, sales, and enhanced productivity.
- He is the creator of Secret Selling Tips and created Secret Leadership Tips for release in January 2011.
- He will be launching two new success mentoring services: Sales Success Mentors and Leadership Success Mentors in 2012.
- He is the creative lead for the Quantum Success series enlisting the help of 85 Top North American authors, leaders and business experts. Visit www.QuantumSuccess
- He is the creative lead on two new publication enlisting the help of 70 top leadership experts and authors. Visit: www.inthecompanyofleaders.com with 40 top experts or www.FoundationalSuccess.com with 30 top experts.
His leadership, career success and business enhancing ideas have been applied successfully by thousands of leading edge professionals, innovative leaders, Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies, employees and volunteers in 7 countries spanning 4 continents, to date.
Retired, award winning kitchen designer, Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey, CKD-Emeritus, was one of less than 75 Canadian kitchen designers to earn this prestigious (CKD) professional certification by the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Bob continues to serve as an NKBA teaching professional and authored "How to Remodel Your Kitchen & Stay Married!" to help his remodeling clients prior to moving into speaking and training full time a decade ago.
He has been honored for his leadership contributions by the United Nations Association and received the CANADA 125 award for his ongoing leadership contributions to the community.
In August of 1988, Bob joined 3 other men to sail a 65 foot gaff-rigged, steel-hulled schooner from Honolulu to Kobe, Japan, barely surviving a "baby" typhoon en route. 29 long and harrowing days later they safely sailed into the Kobe/Osaka harbour.
Bob is the co-founder and Past President of the CAPS Vancouver (BC) Chapter as well as an honorary member of the CAPS-Sask. (founding) and CAPS-Atlantic chapters. He is a charter member and leader of CAPS National and the Global Speakers Federation. He is an active visitor and an supporter of CAPS Calgary. He is a member of NSA-Arizona and currently serves on the NSA Chapter Leadership Council as their international rep.
At the CAPS National conference, in December 2000, Bob was given a special CAPS National President's Award "for his energetic contribution to the advancement of CAPS & his living example of the power of one."
In 2000, Bob was elected to the CAPS National Board, serving two years as a National Director. He was honored for his national service in 2002. He is currently the 2012 President of the CAPS Edmonton chapter.
In August of 1998, Toastmasters International recognized Bob "for his professionalism and outstanding achievements in public speaking" in Palm Desert, CA. Twice Distinguished Toastmaster, Bob Hooey became the 48th person in their history to earn this professional designation as an Accredited Speaker."
He served as District 21 Governor (1997-98) for BC's 4500 plus Toastmasters and has served as D42's Executive Leadership Coach for the past 5 years. Bob has been inducted into the Toastmasters International Hall of fame for his speaking and his leadership on numerous occasions.
He keynoted the Toastmasters International Leadership Luncheon on August 15th, 2008 when they hosted their world convention in Calgary, Alberta.
His innovative ideas have allowed him to travel the world - Have Mouth Will Travel! as he is fond of saying. 34 countries to date including recently India, Iran, France, England, The Netherlands, Korea, and Russia.
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