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FAST LEADER SHOW: Ronald Reagan brought us great legitimacy


WHARTON BUSINESS SCHOOL: Founding the Washington Speakers Bureau


DELTA TAU DELTA RAINBOW WINTER 2017: Passion Drives Success


INTERVIEW WITH WANDA WALLACE:  Defining Events in the Lives of Leaders


GW MAGAZINE: A Series of Happy Accidents.


VERO BEACH MAGAZINE: Dream Big


WASHINGTON POST:  Bernie Swain’s Career Speaks Volumes About Pivots


HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: Successful Leaders Know What Made Them Who They Are.
By Bernie Swain.  Can you identify the person, event, or influence that made you who you are as a leader and a person?  I’ve put that question to one hundred of the eminent people I represented as Chairman of the…


FORTUNE:  How a Company That Started in a Closet Landed Ronald Reagan as a ClientFortune cover Bernie Swain’s surprising path to booking ex-presidents (and three tips he gleaned along the way.)  To say Bernie Swain created his speakers agency off-the-cuff would be an understatement. He struggled for months, only to find that his relaxed approach to contracts—he landed his first client with just a handshake—became…


FORTUNE: What Donald Trump Can Learn From Ronald Reagan A few lessons President Trump can learn from Ronald Reagan, JFK, FDR and more.


NANTUCKET MAGAZINE: Sweet 16


INTERVIEW WITH SUSIE GHARIB:   What Bernie Swain Learned From His Clients


ENTREPRENEUR: 6 Success Tips from the Man Who Built a $150 Million Speaking Agency
By Stephen J. Bronner.  Three U.S. presidents, four prime ministers of Great Britain, and other leaders including Arianna Huffington, Steve Case and Tom Brokaw…


AT THE 92ND ST Y:  After the Election, Now What?  Bernie Swain in conversation with Bob Woodward.
A critical discussion of America’s future, and lessons of leadership, available now through this link.


WNYC’S BRIAN LEHRER: After the Election, Now What?  Bernie Swain and Bob Woodward


NANTUCKET MAGAZINE:  The King’s Speech


THE INQUIRER AND MIRROR: Inspiring Words


JOHN SPENCE: Signed with a Handshake. How Trust Builds Good Companies


KARE ANDERSON IN FORBES:  Recognize Defining Moments That Show Your Core Purpose and Path


ERIC McNULTY IN STRATEGY & BUSINESS:  How Well Do You Know The Story of You?


800CEOREAD’S MANIFESTO:  The Key to Success and Accomplishments in Life 


YAHOO FINANCE:  Why Alan Greenspan Stopped Being a Jazz Musician


NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY: Book Reading Event and book review:  “…it’s beautiful stories depict their leaders, politicians, journalists, writers, sports legends and larger-than-life people as normal, everyday people…”


BEST PRACTICE INSTITUTE: 5 Keys From Bernie Swain to Help You Follow Your Passion


33 VOICES: Bernie Swain: A Portrait of Integrity


ADAM SMITH’S IDEAS PODCAST: Bernie Swain


STEVE FARBER IN INC LIFE:  The Top Life-Changing Lesson From the Man Who Knows Everyone


RORY VADEN’S PODCAST:  The Power of Personal Story


DAN McCARTHY’S  BLOG:  How Adversity Affects the Backbone–and Soul–of a Leader


THOUGHTLEADERS: Is Humble Leadership About How You Act or Who You Are


BECKY ROBINSON’S LEAD CHANGE:  Guest Blog, Tapping the Entrepreneur In All Of Us


A CONVERSATION WITH PHIL GERBYSHAK:  Terrific Advice for How to Become A Success


GUEST POST ON MARK SANBORN’S BLOG:  Terry Bradshaw’s Playbook for Life


EVAN CARMICHAEL:  The Key to Success and Accomplishment in Life


SARA CANADAY:  Identifying the Influences that Make Us Great


MIKE FLYNN, THE IMPACT ENTREPRENEUR:  Building a Business with Risk, Trust, and Soul


SKIP PRICHARD’S LEADERSHIP INSIGHTS:  How Leadership Insights Can Change Your Direction


JOHN SPENCE’S ACHIEVING BUSINESS EXCELLENCE:  Leaders are Readers
GUEST POST:  Signed with a Handshake, How Trust Builds Good Companies


GORDON TREDGOLD, THE LEADER’S LEADER BLOG:  Unlock the Secrets of Your Mentor’s Success
PODCAST:  The Fast Leadership Show, What Made Me Who I Am


DAN SCHAWBEL ON FORBES:  Leadership Requires a Positive Attitude and Passion


TOTAL PICTURE RADIO:  Turning Points by Peter Clayton of Jobs in Pods and David Dalka of Fearless Revival


DAN ROCKWELL, LEADERSHIP FREAK:  How Two Mistakes Resulted in a $150 Million Business


ERIKA ANDERSON, PROTEUS:  Key Leadership Characteristics


RANDY MAYEUX, FIRST FRIDAY BOOK SYNOPSIS:  What Are Your Defining Moments?


ROB SHALLENBERGER, BECOMING YOUR BEST:  A Heart to Heart with Bernie Swain