Bill Rancic
Winner of Season 1 of NBC's "The Apprentice"
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Bill Rancic burst onto the national scene when he was hired by Donald Trump’s as the winner of the first season of NBC’s breakthrough program The Apprentice. A true entrepreneur, Bill started his own business to put himself through school. At the age of 23, he founded the internet-based company, Cigars Around the World, in his 400-square-foot studio apartment.

Rancic is also a New York Times best selling-author of two business books, Beyond the Lemonade Stand and You’re Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life From the Winner of The Apprentice, and appears regularly as a financial expert on numerous television shows. He made frequent appearances on The Apprentice, produced and starred in the A&E series We Mean Business and Style Network’s reality series Giuliana and Bill. Bill was the executive producer of Repo Man and hosted America Now alongside Leeza Gibbons and the Food Network’s Kitchen Casino. He makes regular appearances on Today, Rachel Ray, The View and various CNBC programs to talk to viewers about business and entrepreneurship.

A former real estate developer for the Trump Corporation, Bill discusses his secrets for personal and professional success using anecdotes from his entrepreneurial experiences and high-profile stint as the first-reigning Apprentice. Charismatic and always glib, he is entertaining, informative and an audience favorite.

Speech Topics

  • Lessons From a Mega-Entrepreneur: What it Takes to Turn Your Small, Struggling Business Into a Major Success
    During this session, mega-entrepreneur Bill Rancic will walk you through what it takes to turn a small business into a thriving, ultra-profitable BIG business. He'll share with you key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs and how to avoid the most common mistakes business owners make that hold them back from achieving their objectives -- and he'll deliver solid, usable advice based on real-world experience.
  • How to Succeed in Business and Life
    Many strategies helped make Bill Rancic a successful entrepreneur. From starting a boat wash and wax business while in college to running a million dollar company and working for Donald Trump, Rancic will share the ups and downs on his road to success. He shares the lessons he has learned throughout his many business experiences, including How to Break from the Pack, Make Each Day Count- Twice, and Separate Your Expectations from your Shortcomings. This motivational speech is packed with advice that audience members can apply to their lives immediately.
  • How to Use Challenging Times to Your Advantage
    Knowing your stuff, knowing your boss's stuff, and knowing your competitor's stuff will help you get ahead in challenging times. Strategies like Setting the Standard, Rejecting Conventional Wisdom and Thinking like a Big Fish in a Small Pond are topics that Bill Rancic will discuss to get you through challenging times.
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