Bob Rathbun

Emmy Award-Winning Broadcaster; Atlanta Hawks NBA Announcer Since 1996

Fee Range?: $5,000 - $7,500
Traveling From: Georgia

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As a motivational speaker, Bob Rathbun literally talks the talk. His life has become the reflection of his message. When he was a pre-teen, he identified his dream to become a sportscaster.

Then he found ways to fulfill that dream.And how is that » Read Full Bio

As a motivational speaker, Bob Rathbun literally talks the talk. His life has become the reflection of his message. When he was a pre-teen, he identified his dream to become a sportscaster.

Then he found ways to fulfill that dream.And how is that dream working out for him?

He has earned nine Emmy awards, eight Sportscaster of the Year honors, and received the Distinguished Service Award from the Atlantic Coast Conference. His Alma Mater, Catawba College, presented to him the distinguished Alumni Award and inducted him into their Sports Hall of Fame. He is the voice of the NBA Atlanta Hawks, the WNBA Atlanta Dream, SEC Football as well as ACC Basketball and Baseball.

As impressive as his sportscasting awards and career are, that’s not all there is to Bob’s story. The obvious inspirational call on his life extends beyond sportscasting. During his career, Bob has worked with and interviewed hundreds of athletes, coaches and administrators and as a result, Bob was able to identify and achieve an additional dream – that of being a motivational speaker.

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How to Build Your Brand Through the Media
If you are the �face� of your company or association you need to know how to work with the media. Maybe you�re launching a new company or a new product; maybe you are an authority on an issue in the news and are sought out by the media for an interview. There are a lot of circumstances in which you may find yourself (and may WANT to find yourself) in front of a camera. This is the presentation that will teach you how to build your brand through working with the media either as keynote or as an interactive workshop. Attendees will learn - What the media (especially TV) is looking for, the difference between emergency and general, and how to handle both, ground rules for every interview, practical knowledge on becoming a TV talent, The 5 B�s, The Two �You�s�, How to turn knowledge into cash, and What to do when you are all alone.
THE 95/5 RULE ~ The Five Secrets of Championship Organizations
We�re all aware of the 80-20 rule. So what is the 95-5 Rule? After decades of working with internationally known athletes, coaches and business leaders, Bob has identified the five traits of the super successful and will show your audience that they have those same traits in them. Bob has created separate presentations for each of these five rules but he can also incorporate all five rules into one overview presentation. Like all of Bob�s presentations, the 95/5 Rule will be customized to fit each clients� specific needs. And each topic can be delivered as either a keynote or breakout session and for organizations who really want to delve deeply into the Five Secrets of Championship Organizations, Bob can deliver half-day, full-day or multi-day workshops. 1. The Power of a Positive Vision. 2. The Power of Preparation. 3. The Power of Passion. 4. The Power of Poise under Pressure. 5. The Power of Professionalism.
FAST FORWARD WINNER - Put Your Dreams into Action
How to take your great idea, put it into action, and achieve something remarkable! Fast Forward Winner is based on six concepts that help young people to realize their dreams by visualizing them and then taking the steps necessary to achieve them.

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