Kivi Bernhard is taking the professional speakers circuit by storm, Kivi Bernhard has been requested to keynote audiences from the Bahamas to Bangkok.
Described by a leading international speaker bureau as “one of the most promising and talented speakers in the world today” Kivi is a riveting and captivating speaker and is renowned for his platform excellence.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Kivi was born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa.
With the aid of award winning footage, Kivi uses the hunting habits and techniques of the African leopard, perhaps the most successful feline predator on earth, to draw metaphors of personal and corporate leadership, trust and success that will simply leave you spellbound.
Now the author of the internationally acclaimed business book Leopardology™ – The Hunt For Profit In A Tough Global Economy, (Morgan James 2009) Kivi Bernhard has received accolade from some of the finest business schools in America.
Kivi Bernhard is one of those amazing people you meet every once in a while and never forget.
With an unusual synthesis, he is an orthodox Jew, passionate family man, adventurer, accomplished business entrepreneur, author and renowned speaker.
CEO and founder of an internationally known wholesale loose diamond distributor, Kivi’s business network reads like a current edition of “Who’s Who?”
Tapping into this asset has allowed him access to the minds and spirit of some of the most accomplished names in the local and global business arena.
A keen student of life with a huge appetite for laughter and love, Kivi is an accomplished and published musician, Judo medalist and gemological consultant.
Often described as an amalgamation of “Crocodile Dundee” and “Jerry McGuire with a yarmulka” Kivi is a riveting and captivating orator.
Equally at home tracking lion deep in the African bush as he is in the executive suites of a Fortune 500, he will regale you with enthralling stories of both.
A consummate professional, Kivi Bernhard is a fountain of positive energy and human potential.
His personal journey, including his victories and his losses, have given him a unique laboratory in which to study the DNA of this thing we call “success.”
As one of the most talented and sought after professional keynote speakers today, Kivi uses the hunting habits and techniques of the African leopard, the most successful feline predator on earth, to explore our “hunt” for success.
He seamlessly transitions between the “bush” and the “boardroom” with extraordinary platform skill that can only be described as captivating.
With the aid of award winning video footage that is beyond riveting,
Having the “lion’s share” of market territories and clients, to which corporations have been accustomed, is no longer the case.
Competitor predators are continually on the prowl for your market share and profit.
On the plains of the African savannah, deficiencies of vision, strategy, trust and change-management are often the indicators that lead alert predators to easy prey.
Not unlike the world of commerce, in the bushlands of Africa, if one is not hunting to survive, one will simply survive to be hunted!
LeopardologyTM – the art of Positive Predatory Thinking
Known by his colleagues as a “Speaker’s Speaker”, Kivi Bernhard is a member of the National Speakers Association and the International Federation For Professional Speakers. He is renowned for his
broadcast quality South African voice, his command of the English language and his incredible stage presence. Described by his friend and mentor and internationally renowned, hall of fame keynote
speaker, Nido Qubein, CSP, CPAE, as “dazzling for all the right reasons”, Kivi Bernhard is a
Kivi Bernhard works all over the world, with many well-known speaker bureaus, as well as directly with meeting planners. He prides himself on being easy to work with and low maintenance. Always willing to develop new business relationships Kivi believes that no event is too big or too small and is extremely aware of the current budget restraints of meeting planners.
The meetings and travel incentive industry has shifted along with speaker trends. Meeting planners are looking for huge R.O.I. and are demanding cutting edge information, inspiration and motivation, wrapped up with creativity and fun, and delivered with platform excellence. They need a sure hit on that stage.