Bo has spoken around the globe in 35 different countries to more than one million people. Whether in a room of fifty people or a stadium filled with tens of thousands, all have heard him stress the importance of leading with impact. As one of America’s foremost thought leaders, he has impacted thousands with his powerful message on leadership, success & business development.
Bo has served as a keynote speaker to organizations such as Harley-Davidson (100th Anniversary), Duke Energy, John Hancock, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Salvation Army, Century 21, etc. specializing in leadership-driven topics. Whether he is lecturing to future leaders at one of our major universities or delivering a keynote speech to one of our finest corporations, Bo brings enduring leadership principles to life.
Bo shares stories and insights from his discussions with the likes of Nobel Prize Winner - Muhammad Yunus, former Mexico president - Vincente Fox, the former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Admiral Thomas Moorer, the first man to circumnavigate the globe on a single tank of gas - Dick Rutan, the 1st blind climber to summit Mount Everest - Erik Weihenmayer, the inspiration for the major motion picture, Rudy - Rudy Ruettiger, United States Senators, Hall of Fame athletes, business leaders, best-selling authors, and on and on.
With more than 3 decades of unparalleled success, Bo shares his executive acumen and strategic leadership expertise as he helps the audience navigate always-changing market conditions. Whether he is talking insurance, real estate, direct sales, consumer products, customer service, or the Blockchain, he utilizes his experiences and insights as an entrepreneur, president, and CEO to help participants understand how to compete in a global marketplace.
Bo’s impact is not limited to the business community. His leadership includes significant accomplishments in the non-profit sector as well. Among them, he was called upon to launch the Office of Strategic Partner Relations for the American Red Cross, where he created the NASCAR program as well as spearheaded the partnership with the Business Roundtable. He served on the PR Committee for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, and was a member of the Government Relations Advisory Board and National Youth of the Year judge for The Boys & Girls Clubs of America. At the personal request of Senator Strom Thurmond, he was also asked to lead the formation of the Strom Thurmond Boys and Girls Club Leadership Institute at Clemson. Bo served as President of the American Leadership Foundation for 15 years and was honored as the recipient of the Courageous Citizen Award from KIDS, inc.
He has been featured in business magazines, quoted in countless books, appeared in Entrepreneur Magazine and highlighted in a Wall Street Journal best-selling book about social marketing. Bo has appeared on programs such as Focus on the Family, Oprah, and Dateline NBC.
Bo lives in Montana with his wife, Roni.
About Bo Short
"America's Premier Thought Leader"
Bo has served in the following capacities:
American Leadership Foundation (President)
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge (Vice Chairman)
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Government Relations Advisory Committee
Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership at UVA (Regional Board Member)
KIDS, inc. (Advisory Board Member)
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (PR Committee)
Recipient of the "Courageous Citizen" Award.
Direct Sales - Highlights
30 Year Industry Veteran
7-figure Income Earner (Ranked #38 of the Top 250 all-time income earners)
Ranked as #25 on the "Worlds Top 30 Leadership Experts for 2012"
Acclaimed as "1 of 52 of the brightest minds in the industry."
In 2014 was cited as an "Industry Icon"
Built 5 Companies to Highest Rank (all but 1 faster than anyone in their history)
CEO/President - Field Chairman -Numerous CEO Advisory Boards
Home Business Connections Magazine: Cover Story
3X- Success from Home Magazines: Feature Articles
2X- Your Business at Home Magazines: Feature Articles
Wall Street Journal Best-Selling Book: Feature Story
Featured in The Four Year Career by Richard Bliss Brooke
Keynote Speaker to 1,000,000 People in 35 Countries
Appeared on Dateline NBC as an industry expert
Quoted in Numerous Books & Articles