"Uplifting, Motivating, Rewarding time spent with Mr. Attitude!" These are common spoken comments from participants in the motivational speaking and training sessions of Bob Prentice. People love to laugh. Bob makes 'em laugh as he becomes an open book with his audience. People see the sincere and natural style of this speaker and can relate. They adopt Bob's sound principles that have been proven over the last 50 years. Thousands upon thousands of people have heard Mr. Attitude speak. The take home is huge with tools, resources and attitudes that people can and do apply in their personal and professional lives. Take Action Now! Connect with Bob to energize your people. Total Satisfaction!
Mr. Attitude is an outstanding motivational speaker and coach. Fact is, he can take a business or idea on its deathbed and breathe into it new life. His influence on me personally will remain forever. He's graceful, never negative, and reliable in ever way. Try him out some time. You will not be disappointed!
Mr. Attitude was wonderful, he kept us alive in the group and we loved hearing what he had to say, he connected with many of us with his presentation. I would love to have Bob back in the future for another conference. Everyone was talking throughout the remainder of the conference on how great your presentation was. Thank you Mr. Attitude!
Price Range: $500-5000
Gig Length: 90 - 360 minutes
Unions: School Of Hard Knocks
What to Expect
Lots and Lots of Group Participation. No one is ever BORED! Positive Information that works in people's lives! People laugh and cry in these meetings. People feel pain. People take risks. People CHANGE, GROW and IMPROVE! Mr. Attitude is down to earth and people really relate with him. His friends call him Mr. Attitude! For over 25 years thousands and thousands of people have been inspired to take action in their lives as a result of attending one or more of Bob's meetings.
Robert A. (Bob) Prentice is an entrepreneur, a motivational speaker, a corporate trainer, a business and marketing consultant, an author, and publisher, who began his speaking career 30 years ago.
On December 26, 1989, Professional Development Systems was established in Rapid City, South Dakota. In 1998, Bob moved the business to Wessington, South Dakota, so his family could experience the benefits of living in a rural community.
Bob has worked with hundreds of companies, schools and organizations all over the United States, delivering highly motivational training sessions in Customer Service, Leadership, Sales, Team Building and more. Thousands of people participate in Bob's training seminars each year, with over 325,000 people to date, having enrolled and participated in these productive and profitable training sessions.
Bob has a passion for working with young people in schools and other educational environments. Equipping children with tools, resources and ideas to live a richer, fuller and happier life is a vital aspect of his mission.
A family man, Bob and Vicki, his wife of 35 years, have enjoyed the privilege of raising four children–two sons and two daughters to adulthood!
Bob says he plays much more than he works, and when he works he goes to fun! Bob's friends call him Mr. Attitude.
Read what some of our clients have said after participating in Bob's training seminars. . .
"Bob, you were a hit with the audience. Both of your presentations were well received by the audience. They appreciated the information you shared as well as the energy and motivation you have as a speaker. [T]he audience loved you and want you back next year. I appreciate the important role you played in making our conference a success."
–Patricia Gisinger, Manager, ND Telephone Association
"Your presentation was just what we needed to boost our enthusiasm and energy level to be better volunteers! I know that your positive message and thoughts will stay with us for many years to come!"
–Rhonda VanDenEyke, State Secretary, SD Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries
"The attendees appreciated the information that you presented at your session. . .Your presentation gave the attendees information that they can actually utilize on a day-to-day basis in understanding themselves and their co-workers. . ."
–Lori L. Tracy, Executive Director, SD Health Care Association
"Thank you for taking the time to present to our employees of the fifty-four credit unions across South Dakota. . .The meetings were a huge success, with your presentation receiving high remarks from attendees."
–Donald P. Couch, President, SD Credit Union League
"Thank you for taking our Customer Focus Group idea and making it a reality...Your help was invaluable. You did an excellent job...It's nice to see, in this day and age, a company such as yours that is totally dedicated to customer satisfaction."
– Todd Wiley, Service Director of Rapid Chevrolet, Rapid City, SD
"I would like to thank you for your efforts on my behalf concerning your new Personal Sales Coach program. The result from the telephone training you gave me were immediate and very rewarding! I sold two of my largest orders for the year as a result of the appointments you helped me secure! Over the past years I have participated in courses you have instructed concerning goal setting, listening skills, sales skills, time management, and the Power Living course. I have been enriched in each class and have left with information that I feel I can apply to my daily living."
–Chuck Rausch, Rausch Monument
"Thank you for the wonderful job you did in presenting Total Customer Service at the Telephone Operations Conference in Fargo, ND. The audience loved you! The standing ovation alone was proof that they enjoyed your message and enjoyed you as a speaker. I have been organizing this conference for 16 years and it is rare that the crowd gives a standing ovation. "Get Prentice back", "Wow, Bob Prentice was great", "Great speaker", etc. were some of the comments e-mailed to me following the conference."
–Pat Gisinger, Manager, Telephone Operations Conference in Bismarck, ND
"I feel confident in saying that your seminars are helping us to enjoy what has turned out to be a record year in terms of sales."
–Michael Derby, Derby Outdoor Advertising
"We had employees talking enthusiastically about your classes weeks after they attended. There were topics that you covered that we learned all over again. As managers looking for new and exciting ways to train employees, we think your program is effective in building teamwork and customer satisfaction."
–Vic Toscana, General Sales Manager of Rapid Chevrolet, Rapid City, SD
"Like Wow, Bob! Your presentations . . . were all well received by our Credit Union Managers and Directors. It's usually difficult to appeal to and meet the needs of everyone. BUT you did it! It's a challenge to get a speaker who gives lots of good take-home ideas we can use right away–and find somebody who gets (and keeps) the audience involved, intersperses enough humor to lighten the load, and still challenges individuals to seek their personal best! You did that, too! Truly professional in every way!"
– Rod J. Simon, Director of Marketing & Education South Dakota Credit Union League
"This was an excellent class. It reinforced my ideals and concepts. In turn, it let me know how to apply various concepts to my current job, with outstanding results."
– Dan Hodack, Senior Administrator SDSU, West River Grad. Center
Additional Booking Notes
I have worked in most every kind of environment including outdoors in picnic shelters, etc.
I am very flexible for my clients.
Attitudes for Excellence
Total Customer Service
Keys to Better Leadership
Keys to Better Selling
Time Management Solutions
Managing Negative Stress
Understanding Human Behavior
Planning for Results
Tapping Our Creative Potential
Human Relations Skills
|Vicki Prentice||Office Manager|
|Elen Wagner||Executive Assistant|
Influences & Inspiration
Mom and Dad
Small Table Upfront and One in the Back
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