Jeff is a speaker, best selling author, success coach, broadcast personality and lawyer. He heads Blackman & Associates, a results-producing business-growth firm in the Chicagoland area. Jeff's clients call him, a "business-growth specialist." For example, his customized "Referrals: Your Road to Results" learning-system, helped one financial services client generate $230 million directly from referrals, in only 23 months!
For over two decades, Jeff has shared his positive and profit-producing messages with numerous; Fortune 500 companies, closely-held businesses, entrepreneurial driven organizations, solo practitioners and association audiences throughout the world. His strategies have helped clients get closer to customers...to drive relationships, results and revenue. And every strategy is based upon a foundation of being value-driven, integrity based and non-manipulative.
Jeff is also a member of NSA - the National Speakers Association. On August 4th, 2008, at the Marriott Marquis in New York City, Jeff was one of five inductees into NSA's Speaker Hall of Fame. He was awarded the designation of CPAE: Council of Peers Award for Excellence. There are only 195 CPAEs worldwide.
And, Jeff is one of approximately ten percent of professional speakers to receive the CSP or Certified Speaking Professional designation from NSA.
On June 5th, 2008, Vistage - the world's leading CEO organization…named Jeff their Fast Track Speaker of the Year, based upon the quality of his content and the impact of his delivery.
As a radio and TV talk-show host, some of Jeff's guests have been; Oprah Winfrey, Ted Koppel, Jerry Seinfeld, Marcel Marceau, astronaut Jim Lovell and Olympic gold medalists Bruce Jenner and Dan Jansen.
Jeff is a Contributing Editor to numerous magazines and newspapers. And, his books include; Opportunity $elling, RESULT$, Carpe A.M. / Carpe P.M. - Seize Your Destiny and Peak Your Profits...which was also published in Malaysia and Singapore, and selected by Fast Track as one of "the best business books on tape." The revised 4th edition of the best selling Peak Your Profits...was released in 2007. Jeff's last book, Stop Whining! Start Selling! was published by John Wiley & Sons and achieved Bestseller status at Amazon, within one month of its release.
As an audio-author, Jeff's results-oriented strategies were featured on Nightingale-Conant's Sound Selling. And, POPP Publishing released and distributes Jeff's audio-CD business-growth system: Opportunity $elling - Six Profit-Producing Steps to Multiply Your Earnings. Jeff has also written and hosts two video learning-systems published by JWA Video; Profitable Customer Service and How to Set and Really Achieve Your Goals. All of these programs, are distributed worldwide.
Jeff graduated with honors from both the University of Illinois and the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent College of Law. He's also; a happy husband, devoted father, avid softball player and a loyal or nutty, Chicago Cubs baseball fan!
Jeff Blackman helps you Create Profits Through People!®
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