and Learn about Life and Living…
with Bill Gove”
was Bill Gove?
Bill Gove, 1912-2001,
was known around the world as the father of the professional speaking.
He was the first president of the National Speakers Association, and
one of the most popular professional speakers of the 20th century. Bill
was inducted into the International Speakers Hall of Fame in 1975, and
honored as Meeting Planners International Speaker of the Year in 1976.
He won the Cavett award in 1980, and the Toastmasters International
Golden Gavel Award in 1991. Other recipients of the Golden Gavel include
Walter Cronkite, Dr. Joyce Brothers, and Deepak Chopra.
Gove was a Brilliant Philosopher…and a Loveable Clown”
Gove had a unique way of looking at life and the world around him, and
these classic recordings take you on a 37-year odyssey through the peak
of his career—from accepting the award as America’s # 1
salesman in 1954. . . all the way until 1991 when he accepted Toastmasters
Internationals Golden Gavel. These speeches entertain and enlighten
at the same time—and everyone of them are LOADED with Bill
Gove’s famous comedic timing and sense of humor.
“You’ll Never See The World The Same Way After
You’ve Seen It Through The Eyes of Bill Gove”
Tape # 1 Billy Be Yourself—1954
13,000 People in Attendance
This is the speech
that launched Bill Gove into professional speaking stardom. Listen as
Bill addresses 13,000 sales professionals and teaches them the lessons
of a lifetime. In this presentation, Bill pretends to be speaking to
his 4-year old son, Bill Jr., about what it really takes to become a
master salesman. Listen how Bill delights the crowd with his masterful
use of dialogue.
# 2 People Love To Buy
This speech is another
must for every salesman, sales manager, and public speaker. Bill describes
the selling process as helping people do what they love to do –BUY!
This program was recorded in the early 1960’s, and became an overnight
sensation on long play record. It was one of the most popular speaker
albums of the 1960’s, but its message is just as applicable today.
This presentation will challenge you to look at the selling process
in a whole new way.
Tape # 3
You Are Abundant
This speech was
recorded at the National Speakers Association annual convention in the
Living a life of abundance was Bill Gove’s philosophy—and
believe me, he lived it! Bill believed that all of us have everything
we need inside of us to make our lives work—all we had to do was
become aware of it. Author Og Mandino was in the audience and called
this the greatest speech he ever heard. I know you will love it, too.
Hang In Tough
This might have
been the most popular speech of Bill Gove’s entire career. He
delivered it to Fortune 500 companies across America for years. This
one was recorded at the Honeywell Corporations annual convention in
the 1970’s. It’s a beautiful blend of content and humorous
stories. This tape should be required listening for anyone who delivers
Whatever Sets You Free
Palm Beach, Florida
In 1974 the National
Speakers Association asked Bill to go into a studio and talk about the
philosophies that made him so successful. Whatever Sets You Free
is not a speech, but an amazing motivational recording you will never
The Power of Positive Doing
In 1991 Bill Gove
gave a hilarious acceptance speech after winning Toastmaster’s
International Golden Gavel Award. This presentation is a study in professional
speech making. Bill Gove, at age 79, proves in this speech that he is
still the greatest conversational style speaker on the planet. The Power
of Positive Doing makes the point that it takes more than positive thinking
to succeed—it takes action! Bill has the audience in stitches
as he teaches them the lessons of a lifetime.
Best of Bill Gove is a Must-Have for Anyone In The Business of Influencing
There was a magical
quality about Bill Gove that’s hard to explain. He had a level
of charisma I’ve never seen in another human being. Bill used
humor and humility to influence and help people become more than they
ever dreamed of becoming. This album represents the greatest speeches
of his career.
“Professional Presenters and Speakers Should Study These
Recordings Like A Scientist”
Bill Gove knew how
to use speech writing, delivery tools and devices better than anyone
in the world. As a way to help newer speakers, he launched the Bill
Gove Speech Workshop in 1947—which is responsible for training
more successful professional speakers than any other program in the
history of the industry. 57-years later, The Bill Gove Speech Workshop
is still the place aspiring speakers go to move into the major leagues.
The Best of Bill Gove is LOADED with these tools and devices.
Listen carefully and You Will Hear The Method Behind The Master