Jim Speakman has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration
with a specialization in Marketing and Advertising from
Bowling Green State University.
Jim has over a decade of experience in advertising …
a field that profits from the effective use of persuasion.
Jim has sold radio advertising for WHBC Radio in Canton,
Ohio. He also ran Sign Pro, a non-broadcast-revenue business
owned by WHBC. Jim’s experiences in advertising and
promotions have led him to an intense study of the subject
of Persuasion. He is the President of Speakman &
Associates LLC; a company committed to sharing
the power of persuasion with salespeople, sales managers,
politicians, managers, advertisers, and anyone interested
in increasing their persuasive abilities to achieve their
Jim Speakman is a committed and consistent learner. He
has dedicated the previous 10 years to reading, exploring,
and testing all knowledge that leads to the discovery of
the reasons for the differences in the results people produce.
He started by asking a couple of simple questions. In finding
the answers, he found himself reading and acting on information
from many different fields including: Psychology, NLP, The
Brain, Creative Thinking, Sales, Management, Sociology,
History, Science, and more.
From a personal library that now stands at 1,620 titles
– and growing every day – he has accumulated
a knowledge base that can directly benefit you. Through
all his study and questioning, Jim has realized that all
successes stem from the field of Persuasion, Influence,
and Compliance Gaining. He understands that anything
you ever want in life you will achieve with and through
other people. It is your effectiveness in dealing with other
people that will determine the level of your success in
sales and in life.