Jeff Beals is the award-winning author of Self Marketing Power: Branding Yourself as a Business of Oneand Selling Saturdays: Blue Chip Sales Tips from College Football. His uniquely diverse career has made him an industry leader and sought-after speaker on marketing, branding and sales topics.
As a professional speaker, Jeff delivers keynote speeches and workshops to diverse audiences worldwide. He is a member of the National Speakers Association and sits on the board of directors for the Kansas City chapter of the National Speakers Association.
As an author, commercial real estate executive, radio talk-show host, television personality, college dean and adjunct professor, Jeff understands how to synthesize wide-ranging experiences into very enlightening, entertaining and motivational presentations.
Jeff is executive vice president at World Group Commercial Real Estate and Seldin Company, and is in charge of marketing strategy for the companies’ combined 11,500 apartment units and more than 3.3 million square feet of commercial real estate space in seven states.
Additionally, Jeff is co-host of an award-winning radio talk-show on 1110 KFAB, a Fox News affiliate. In 2009, he served as host of a weekly television show on an NBC affiliate.
A frequent media guest, Jeff has been featured in Investors Business Daily, USA Today, Men’s Health Magazine, New York Times Online and a number of television and radio stations across the country. As a writer, he has published more than 250 articles in local, national and international periodicals and web sites. He writes the bi-weekly “Business Motivation Blast” which has approximately 9,000 subscribers.
From 2003 to 2009, he served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s College of Business Administration. From 1998 to 2001, Jeff was Dean of Student Affairs at Clarkson College.
Jeff’s first book, Self Marketing Power, has won four major awards including: Bill Fisher Award for Best First Book (Ben Franklin Awards);Foreword Magazine’s Career Book of the Year, Silver Medal; National Indie Excellence Awards, Finalist; and USA Book News, First-Place Award for the Business category. Selling Saturdays won a second place in the business category in the Next Generation Indies Awards.
Jeff holds a Master of Arts degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Journalism degree both from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.