Bill Wagner, CSP, CEO & Co-Founder
Author of “The Entrepreneur Next Door”

Bill WagnerFor nearly twenty years, Bill Wagner has been at the forefront of leadership and entrepreneurial practice as a consultant, presenter and author. His speaking engagements place him in front of thousands of leaders each year. His audiences include entrepreneurs, executives and managers. They are often times members of organizations such as Vistage, The Executive Committee (TEC), Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), International Franchise Association (IFA) and other CEO peer to peer groups. Bill’s most recent book, “The Entrepreneur Next Door,” contains research conducted on over 1,500 entrepreneurs. In this study, Bill benchmarks personality, emotional intelligence and brain dominance, allowing him to measure the gap between “Who we are” versus “Who we need to be” to get the job done. Bill’s company, ACCORD MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC., is actively involved in the franchise community, helping over 50 major brands select the right franchisee. He rocks the boat and tells the truth, helping clients become their own organizational therapist. One of the unique benefits of Bill’s presentation is his invitation to attendees to go online and complete their own behavioral assessment. This concept drives value for both his presentation as well as the attendee’s organization.


Unlike other organizational specialists, Bill focuses on using metrics from a strategic perspective to maximize results. He is one of the most in-demand authorities on the subject today. Widely published and critically acclaimed, Bill's articles and interviews have appeared in publications such as, The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, INC Magazine, California CEO Magazine, Workforce Magazine, Wells Fargo's Business Advisor, Lodging and Hospitality, Federal Credit Union, Los Angeles Business Journal, Franchise World and YEO's Axis Magazine.

Most Requested Topics Include:

The Entrepreneur Next Door:  The “How To” in creating an entrepreneurial organization.

Mastering the Gap:  Rarely are we the perfect fit for our positions. Learn to manage the gap between who we are and who we need to be to get the job done.

Strategic Side of HR:  Human Resources as a strategic partner to the “C Level.”

It's All About Metrics:  Measure, manage, and motivate your employees to drive productivity and profits. If you can't measure it, you can't manage it.

Create An All-Star Team:  Focus on the best step-by-step predictors for smart team selection, succession and retention.

The Art of Behavioral Communication:  Identify which of the 8 personality types you are. Determine the communication and problem-solving characteristics you need to take your management to the next level.

Developing an Engaged Workforce:  Engaged employees are 3 to 4 times more profitable than their disengaged colleagues. Attendees learn how to measure engagement    and drive results.

Individualized Programs:  Presentations, Retreats, Executive Briefings are customized for your organization or event.

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