Jeff Blackman Profile
As a speaker, author, success coach, broadcaster and lawyer... Jeff combines his background to help you become... an even more powerful, persuasive and profitable... individual, team or company.
As a radio and TV talk-show host, some of Jeff`s guests have been; Oprah Winfrey, Ted Koppel, Jerry Seinfeld, Marcel Marceau, astronaut Jim Lovell and Olympic gold medalists Bruce Jenner and Dan Jansen.
Jeff is a Contributing Editor to numerous magazines and newspapers. His books include, the Opportunity $elling sales/quotation book, (3rd edition, Prosperity Press, April, 2007). The newly revised January, 2007 - 4th edition, of the best selling Peak Your Profits, (Victory Books)... also published in Malaysia and Singapore, and selected by Fast Track as one of "the best business books on tape." The best selling RESULT$ and Carpe A.M. * Carpe P.M. - Seize Your Destiny! books are part of The Results Collection. And Jeff`s last book, Stop Whining! Start Selling!, (John Wiley & Sons), became an Amazon Bestseller, within one month of its release. Jeff`s free e-zine, The Results Report is read by thousands of subscribers in 54 countries.
As an audio-author, Jeff`s results-oriented strategies were featured on Nightingale-Conant`s Sound Selling. And, POPP Publishing released and distributes Jeff`s new audio-CD business-growth system: Opportunity $elling - Six Profit-Producing Steps to Multiply Your Earnings. Jeff has also written and hosts two video learning-systems published by JWA Video; Profitable Customer Service and How to Set and Really Achieve Your Goals. All of these programs, are distributed worldwide.
Jeff is a member of NSA - the National Speakers Association. On August 4th, 2008, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, Jeff was one of five elected inductees into NSA`s Speaker Hall of Fame. Jeff received The Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) designation, and a CPAE statuette.
He was introduced by two of his closest friends, CPAEs Chuck Reaves and Frank Bucaro.
Since its inception in 1977, only 205 professional or celebrity speakers have become Hall of Fame members, including; Ronald Reagan, Colin Powell, Zig Ziglar, Earl Nightingale, Art Linkletter and Norman Vincent Peale.
CPAEs are selected for their skill and mastery in seven areas for speaking excellence; originality of material, uniqueness of platform style, experience, delivery techniques, client and peer image, professional integrity and communication skills.
Jeff is also one of less than ten percent of professional speakers to receive the CSP or Certified Speaking Professional designation from NSA.
And on June 5th, 2008, Vistage - the world`s leading CEO organization... named Jeff their Fast Track Speaker of the Year, based upon the quality of his content and the impact of his delivery.
With your input and Jeff`s experience, together you can create. Create memorable, creative and successful programs... to enhance your people`s self-development, performance and profitability.
Jeff graduated with honors from both the University of Illinois and the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent College of Law. He`s also; a happy husband, devoted father, avid softball player and a loyal or nutty, plus often depressed Chicago Cubs fan!