- Overcoming Obstacles and Challenges
- Peak Performance
Audience & Industry
- Colleges and Universities
- Sales Professionals
- Senior Management Groups
An NBA executive who has built and led professional teams for over 35 years, Pat Williams is an expert in recognizing, fostering and getting the most out of talent.
Pat Williams understands organization. With over three decades of experience, Pat Williams has seen 23 of his teams go to the playoffs and five to the NBA Finals. He has earned a reputation as a consummate promoter and astute talent scout, and served as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks, the Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers and the Orlando Magic—and he and his wife Ruth have 19 children (14 adopted from other countries). From this wealth of experience Pat Williams speaks to his audiences about the keys to leadership, the principles needed for realizing full potential, strategies for team building as well as strategies for managing such busy professional and personal lives. His talk on mentoring skills is appropriate for business audiences as well as those involved in addressing the needs of young people. He is author of over 80 books, including the 2014 releases Coach Wooden's Greatest Secret: The Power of a Lot of Little Things Done Well and The Mission is Remission: Hope for Battling Cancer.
Pat Williams' Speech Topics
Who Wants to Be a Champion?
Walt Disney's Five Secrets to Success
The Ten Keys to Building a Quality Organization
The Seven Keys to Leadership in the 21st Century
The Magic of Teamwork
Finding the Will to Win
What Other Organizations Say About Pat Williams
Pat Williams was our best speaker by far to date…and we’ve been hiring speakers from the WSB for many years. His topic was very relevant, he’s motivating, pleasant to listen to – great!Incline Equity
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