119 – Don Hutson: Selling & Entrepreneurship Expert, Best Selling Author

don3-thumb225x325Don Hutson’s careers in speaking, management and sales have brought him many honors. He successfully worked his way through the University of Memphis, graduating with a degree in Sales. After becoming the #1salesperson in a national training organization, he established his own training firm and was soon in demand as a professional speaker.

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Don’s client list includes over two-thirds of the Fortune 500, and he is featured in over 100 training films. He is CEO of U.S. Learning, Chairman of Executive Books, and makes some 75 speaking appearances per year. Perhaps you have seen him on national television where he has been featured on both PBS and Fox News.

Our speaker is the author or co-author of twelve books, including The Sale, and his two Wall Street Journal and New York Times International best sellers, The One Minute Entrepreneur and The One Minute Negotiator.

Don is a member of the prestigious Speakers Roundtable. He was elected by his peers to the presidency of the National Speakers Association, and has received its coveted “Cavett Award,” as member of the year. He has also been inducted into NSA’s Speakers Hall of Fame.

In preparation for each presentation, Don does extensive research into the needs and opportunities for your company or association. He requests teleconferences with key executives and even customers to discuss the objectives and the current state of your industry.  Don has also been known to ride along on sales calls prior to the speech or seminar, if applicable. Don and his staff will work closely with your technical, audio and video personnel to make sure all the details are covered. With over 5,000 speeches and seminars to date, you can rest assured he will be professional in every way.

Don Hutson is the recipient of the following awards and honors:

  • Past President, National Speakers Association
  • Cavett Award (NSA Member of the Year)
  • 1999 Consummate Speaker of the Year Award
  • SMEI’s International Speaker Hall of Fame
  • St. Jude Hospital Humanitarian Award
  • Member, Speakers Roundtable
  • CSP (Certified Speaking Professional)