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Bill Rancic

NY Times Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur & Media Personality

From running a multi-million dollar company and working for Donald Trump to developing real estate in Chicago, Bill Rancic is the definition of a true entrepreneur. Bill got his first big break when he won the first season of NBC’s The Apprentice. After winning The Apprentice, Bill was the first candidate hired by The Trump Organization and took charge of the construction of the Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago.

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Presentations

How to Think Long Term in a Short Term World
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, Bill will share the ups and downs on his road to success. Bill’s talk gives the audience a glimpse at lessons he has learned throughout his many business experiences. Thinking long-term in a short-term world was a proven strategy used to help him on his path to success.  This motivational speech is packed with advice that audience members can apply to their lives immediately.

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, Bill will share the ups and downs on his road to success. Bill’s talk gives the audience a glimpse on lessons he has learned throughout his many business experiences.  Some of the lessons are; 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 will discuss to get you through challenging times.

Other topics include:
How to manage and lead your team in times of uncertainty: educate, motivate, activate. Innovation; the bloodline to your future How to think like an entrepreneur in corporate America

  • The event was wonderful – Bill exceeded our expectations and I have heard nothing but wonderful comments.
    - President, Marketwise Consulting Group
  • His speech was incredible and very inspiring. We received tons of positive feedback.

    - Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Bob Bennett
  • Anyone can make a speech, when Bill answered questions from the audience; you saw that there was a real intellect behind the man!

    - The president of Fox Communities Credit Union

Summary Profile

Rancic continued to work for The Trump Organization for two years and has built several winning businesses on his own. Today, Bill spends time speaking to businesses and organizations around the world about how to succeed as an entrepreneur and the ups and downs he has encountered on his road to success. Bill makes regular appearances on numerous daytime broadcast and cable television programs such as Today, The View, Rachael Ray and various CNBC programs to talk to viewers about business and entrepreneurship. He also regularly appears in many major national, regional and local print outlets throughout North America. A published author of a New York Times bestselling book, Bill wrote You’re Hired: How To Succeed In Business And Life. This book chronicles Bill’s successful life, experience and proven advice. He continued to make a name for himself as an author by writing Beyond the Lemonade Stand to help educate and motivate young people worldwide about the value of money and how to leverage skills, talents and abilities at an early age. All proceeds from the sale of this book have gone to charity. Bill has also co-authored I Do…Now What with his wife Giuliana Rancic where they share secrets to everlasting love. After graduating cum laude from Loyola University, Bill went on to become a successful entrepreneur when he founded Cigars Around The World, a monthly online subscription-based retailer that became a multi-million dollar enterprise. Today he is one of the most sought after motivational speakers on the subject of entrepreneurship and business, sharing his entertaining lessons that vary from a pancake business he started with his grandmother at age 10 to his current multi-million dollar real estate enterprise in Chicago. Highly engaged in charitable activities, Bill is involved with organizations in Haiti, building homes for victims of the earthquake. He is also an active board member for the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. In April 2014, Rancic began hosting the Food Network competitive cooking series Kitchen Casino, where chefs participate in three casino-themed challenges in an attempt to win up to $30,000.