Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey's Leadership Development Programs to help equip you and your team to grow and to succeed

Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey
Author, Accredited Speaker

Perhaps your organization would like to bring Bob in to train, coach, and share a few ideas with your team. Call him today: 1-888-848-8407 Toll Free North America

Bob ‘Idea Man’ Hooey is a charismatic, confident leader, corporate trainer, inspiring facilitator, Emcee, prolific author, and motivational keynote speaker on creativity, sales success, business innovation, and enhancing team performance.

Using personal stories drawn from rich experience, he challenges his audiences to engage his Ideas At Work! – to act on what they hear, with clear, innovative building-blocks and field-proven success techniques to increase their effectiveness. Bob challenges them to hone specific ‘success skills’ critical to their personal and professional advancement.

Bob outlines real-life, results-based, innovative ideas personally drawn from 29 plus years of rich leadership experience in retail, sales, construction, small business, entrepreneurship, manufacturing, consulting, community service, association and commercial management.

Bob’s conversational, often humorous, professional, and sometimes-provocative style continues to inspire and challenge his audiences across North America. Bob’s motivational, innovative, challenging, and practical Ideas At Work! have been successfully applied by thousands of sales leaders and professionals across the globe. Bob loves to travel and his speaking and writing have allowed him to visit 39 countries so far. Visit: for more information on his travels and adventures around the globe.

“I had the pleasure of hearing and watching Bob Hooey deliver a keynote speech several years ago when he gave a presentation at a Toastmasters International Convention. Bob impressed me greatly with his professionalism, energy, and ability to connect with his audience while giving them value. I heartily recommend this talented speaker and ‘Idea Man’ to all who want to move to the next level. Dr. Dilip Abayasekara, DTM, Accredited Speaker, Past Toastmasters International President

A quick note about Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey:

In addition to his inspirational, motivational keynotes, Bob has been providing innovative, results-based, interactive, training programs to support his clients in equipping and motivating their leaders, their sales forces, and their various teams to win. His Ideas At Work have taken him to 39 countries, so far.

Call Bob today to explore where he might be able to assist you in equipping your teams to grow profitably to the next level. Engage him to help you and your team win!
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Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey

"As the International President of the Global Speakers Federation I have seen many speakers present in the last 12 months around the world. Bob "Idea man" Hooey is one of the most outstanding speakers I have seen and worked with. He truly walks his talk and is a fountain of ideas and innovation in his presentation on stage and in his dealings off stage. I recommend Bob to anyone who is seeking a dynamic speaker who will bring something interesting, thought provoking and fun every time he gets up to speak."
Lindsay Adams CSP President, Global Speakers Federation 2009-2010

Bob spoke to 3200 students (grades 3-7) last year at a Rise Up against bullying rally.

Bob spoke in Toronto at Motivational Monday's - view his performance here.

Download a free chapter of Legacy of Leadership today

Legacy of Leadership, Strive for significance - lead on purpose! by Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey. Our Kindle version just made the Amazon Best Seller Lists (Sept 26-28th) in leadership category. #1 Canada, #2 US, #4 UK

Bob is committed to your growth and excellence, not your comfort.To get to the winner's zone, we must move outside our comfort zone. His provocative ideas will challenge the way you think and inspire the way you act! He will challenge you to win! Call today to see his innovative Ideas At Work! with your team.

Bob Hooey is the 2011 Spirit of CAPS recipient - the highest award given in the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers

Some of Bob's more requested Leadership Development Programs: Keynotes, breakouts, workshops, leadership retreats, sales meetings, and general session formats

"Leadership at its 'BEST' is about developing other strong leaders." Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey

"Leadership is always expressed in consistent performance & reliability. Leadership is really about influence and the first person to influence is yourself. Only then are you able transfer these skills to others. Bob Hooey has spent a lifetime honing his leadership skills to effectively teach others this vital art." Dr Peter Legge, OBC, CSP, CPAE, Chairman/CEO Canada Wide Media

Legacy of Leadership (New for 2013)
Strive for significance - lead on purpose!

Most leaders I've met really want the best for those they lead, yet find themselves frustrated in that quest. We can help you leverage your leadership to make a significant, positive difference in the lives and careers of those you lead with encouragment and use-it-now ideas. If you want your team to succeed; If you want to be a more effective and influential leader; If you want to equip and motivate your employees to grow and win; If you want your leadership to provide 'real' significance; then invest in your team and bring Bob in to work with your leadership. Call Bob today!

In the Company of Leaders
How to lead and create a culture of personal leadership and responsibility

Successful leaders in all industries and organizations have come to realize their primary role is to recruit, prepare, and power up other leaders. Lead your organization to a more productive and profitable level. Engage these proven ideas and techniques to equip and motivate your 'leaders' to take personal leadership responsibility and succeed. Visit:

Building Bridges 'NOT' Walls
Leadership, Sales, and Business Success are each built on mutually productive relationships.

The power of applied leadership, teamwork and vision, coupled with the inspiration of cheerleaders, coaches and champions, can create miracles. This inspiring keynote challenges your leadership and your teams to reach out and reach up in setting and surpassing their goals and dreams. Long term success is built on long term mutually beneficial relationships.

I'm Already Running As Fast As I Can!
Get what you want and still have a life.

Today's executives, entrepreneurs and business owners, employees, and families are over-committed and over-whelmed. Increase your personal and professional productivity and effectively balance your time. Explore practical ideas and innovative, use-immediately techniques that free up time for the important people and activities in your life. Recognize and minimize your time wasters. Recapture your idle time for productive use. Schedule your priorities to regain your balance. Create time to lead, manage or sell and effectively work with your teams. This session will energize, educate and empower your employees, leaders, and team to succeed in better leveraging their time! Bob is in the process of updating this book - coming late fall 2013

Speaking for Success
Adding mastery to your message and power to your presentations

Your ability to succeed in life or business is leveraged on your ability to effectively communicate your ideas orally or in writing. Your ability to climb the corporate ladder is directly dependent on these skills. This pro-active program, led by an award-winning, internationally accredited speaker, can give you solid skills and the understanding of what it takes to be an effective communicator. Enhance your communication abilities by applying proven ideas and success tools. Uncover innovative ideas and secrets from North America's finest communicators and speaking professionals. Overcome your fear of speaking and tap into your real power to connect and persuade an audience, team or customer to follow your lead. Discover how to accurately organize and powerfully convey your thoughts. Explore how to dramatically increase your chances of being promoted, increase sales and enhance your career. Successfully apply your enhanced communication skills as leadership, sales and negotiation tools.

Why didn't I THINK about that?
Applied creativity, strategic planning, and innovative problem solving secrets and techniques

Your ability to remain competitive draws from your ability to solve your client’s problems. Apply specific ideas, creative tips, techniques and innovative problem-solving models for business and personal success. Begin tapping into your creative genius. Discover new styles of applied idea generation. Explore new management and creativity tools and innovative ideas for your business or organization. View problems as opportunities to grow and change the way you live or do business. Set and apply 'workable' ideas and strategies for success for your career or organization. Observation combined with application provide an innovative foundation for growth in any field. Become the creative catalyst needed for change in your career and organization’s success. Inventing the future – Ideas At Work!

“I have been so excited working with Bob Hooey, as he has given inspiration and motivation to our leadership team members. Both at the Brick Warehouse (Alberta) and here at Art Van Furniture (Michigan), with his years of experience in working with business executives and his humorous and delightful packaging of his material, he makes learning with Bob a real joy. But most importantly, anyone who comes in contact with his material is the better for it. Kim Yost, former Brick CEO, current CEO Art Van Furniture, Author, ‘Pumptitude,’ ‘Maximum Pumptitude,’ and 'iPump'

Canada's Ideaman, Bob Hooey, partners with committed leaders and organizations to equip and motivate profitable growth and enhanced success.

"I still get comments from people about your presentation. Only a few speakers have left an impression that lasts that long. You hit a spot with the tourism people." Janet Bell, Yukon Economic Forums

Bob's audiences continue to be inspired and challenged by his humorous, conversational and sometimes provocative speaking style with business, sales, and career enhancement success training programs and motivational keynotes.

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A few more audience/client comments: "We greatly appreciate the energy and effort you put into researching and adapting your keynote to make it more meaningful to our member councils. Early feedback from our delegates indicates that this year's convention was one of our most successful events yet and we thank you for your contribution to this success."
Larry Goodhope, Executive Director Alberta Association of Municipal Districts & Counties

"Dear Bob Hooey: It's a great pleasure and an honor for me to have hosted you in our conference in November 2008, in the beautiful Kish Island. Your shared insights and practical tips have enriched our understanding of the current tough business environment and life. I once again express our heart-felt gratitude and thanks to you, for having accepted our invitation to speak in our conference. May you prosper in every endeavor you undertake in your life in the future." Dr. Nosratollah Zargham, Head of Kish International Campus, University of Tehran.

"Without doubt, I have gained immeasurable self assurance. Bob, your patience and your encouragement has been much appreciated. I strongly recommend your course to anyone looking for self-improvement and professional development." Jeannie Mura, Human Resources Chevron Canada

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Canadian motivational leader, and internationall known inspirational business, Leadership Success Coach and Mentor, Bob 'Idea Man™' Hooey is the prolific author of 30 success publications including Legacy of Leadership, Strive for significance - lead on purpose! This leadership primer will help you hone your leadership skills as well as learn how to more effectively engage and equip your teams to profitably grow and win!

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