Bill has won the top performance awards as an account executive and as a manager in two Fortune 500 companies. He is a co-inventor with an active patent and the founder of two companies. As a consultant and advisor, Bill enjoys working with tech companies as they shape visions to build successful businesses. Bill’s unique blend of Fortune 500 and startup experience provides new approaches to help founders refine ideas and develop innovative models for sustained growth. From interviewing new employees to his experience as a P&L manager and a coach, Bill has unique insight into the challenges that business professionals face every day.
Drawing from his business knowledge, Bill wrote The WORK Book which encourages students to work early and often with teachers, career counselors, faculty advisors, and professors to build their personal brands. The WORK Book has now become required reading at several top universities around the country. Bill also enjoys working within the arts and volunteering.
BILL UNDERSTANDS THE UNIQUE CHALLENGES THAT BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS FACE EVERY DAY BECAUSE HE HAS BEEN THERE.
"I didn’t set out to write a book, it just kind of happened
...Instead of finding a book to recommend, I wrote one."
In the media...
Bill was recently featured on the blog of Skaggs Creative, a design agency based in New York. Here's an excerpt from the article:
"Bill Hobbs and I met at Norwood, a stately brick-red townhouse on West 14th Street. Norwood turned out to be the perfect setting for a conversation about writing, entrepreneurship, and the refusal to give up when the going gets tough. Bill, who’s ... [read more]