Bill Rancic

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First Winner of The Apprentice, Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Author, Motivational Speaker & Media Personality

Bill Rancic Fee Range
$20,001 to $50,000
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Illinois, United States

Bill Rancic Speaker Biography

First Winner of The Apprentice, Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Author, Motivational Speaker & Media Personality

Bill Rancic burst onto the national scene when he was hired by Donald Trump’s as the winner of the first season of NBC’s breakthrough program “The Apprentice”. Currently, Bill is speaking to businesses and organizations around the world on motivational and business topics, developing real estate in Chicago, and producing and appearing in several television programs.

Television Shows

Bill Rancic has a new business series premiering on Reach TV called “Dollar Bill.” The series aims to provide practical advice on money management, wealth fitness, and fostering a prosperous financial future for all. He is also offering business advice on every episode of Season Two History’s Channel “The Mega Brands that Built America,” which can currently be viewed every Sunday evening on History Channel.

News Media

Bill makes regular appearances on numerous daytime broadcast and cable television programs such as Today, The View, Rachael Ray and various CNBC programs to talk to viewers about business and entrepreneurship. He also regularly appears in many major national, regional and local print outlets throughout the country.


A published author of a New York Times best-selling book, Bill wrote You’re Hired: How To Succeed In Business And Life. This book chronicles Bill’s successful life, experience and proven advice. He continued to make a name for himself as an author by writing Beyond the Lemonade Stand to help educate and motivate young people worldwide about the value of money and how to leverage skills, talents and abilities at an early age.  All proceeds from the sale of this book have gone to charity. Bill has also co-authored I Do…Now What with his wife Giuliana Rancic where they share secrets to everlasting love. Bill’s latest book is a bestselling novel entitled First Light.

Early Career

After graduating cum laude from Loyola University, Bill went on to become a successful entrepreneur when he founded Cigars Around  The World, a monthly online subscription-based retailer that became a multi-million dollar enterprise.

Motivational Speaker

Today he is one of the most sought after motivational speakers on the subject of entrepreneurship and business, sharing his entertaining lessons that vary from a pancake business he started with his grandmother at age 10 to his current multi-million dollar real estate enterprise in Chicago.

Highly engaged in charitable activities, Bill is about to complete his second trip to Haiti, building homes for victims of the earthquake. He is also an active board member for the Mercy Home for Boys and Girls.

Bill Rancic Speaking Topics

The Pause and Pivot Method

From a boat washing business in college to a million-dollar business and restaurant empire, Bill Rancic’s road to success has been paved with the ups and downs that anyone in business will have to overcome. This is a story you might hear again and again in the world of business speaking, but that does not mean Bill Rancic isn’t unique. He is. Bill is different. What makes Bill different is his adaptability in an ever-changing business world, and his willingness to adopt strategies that reject conventional wisdom in the industry. He has been shaking up the old school business model from his first job out of college to his latest restaurant opening. This separated him from the pack while he crafted a personal and professional brand that has now established him as a household name. Now, your employees and business audiences worldwide can learn how he did it, right from the source. His presentation will include a variety of success methods, including the new Pause and Pivot Method, created exclusively by Bill for these engagements. He will share this totally new technique, teaching audiences how to evaluate their business techniques in a methodical manner that will make them more productive in both long- and short-term situations. And productivity is key, after all. Providing this fresh ground-level perspective into the steps needed to pause and gain a deeper perspective, will help you pivot to reach the ultimate goal. Bill will share takeaways that are immediately applicable in a range of business models and sizes. For anyone who wants to increase their return on investment, improve market share, or reap the benefits of a more productive, motivated workforce, Bill can help you grow. You just have to take advantage of this opportunity and learn to pause, pivot, and succeed.

You're Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life

Many strategies helped make Bill Rancic a successful entrepreneur. From starting a boat wash and wax business while in college to running a million dollar company and working for Donald Trump, Bill will share the ups and downs on his road to success. Bill’s talk gives the audience a glimpse on lessons he has learned throughout his many business experiences. Some of the lessons are; How to Break from the Pack, Make Each Day Count- Twice, and Separate Your Expectations from your Shortcomings. This motivational speech is packed with advice that audience members can apply to their lives immediately.

How to Use Challenging Times to Your Advantage

Knowing your stuff, knowing your boss's stuff, and knowing your competitor's stuff will help you get ahead in challenging times. Strategies like Setting the Standard, Rejecting Conventional Wisdom and Thinking like a Big Fish in a Small Pond are topics that Bill Rancic will discuss to get you through challenging times.

Overtime with Bill Rancic

Bill Rancic thrives on moving into action, taking charge, and delivering success. But to be a winner - you've got to put in overtime. In "Overtime with Bill Rancic," Rancic rolls up his sleeves and gets to work with audience members about how they can personally use his insights in their companies and organizations to improve performance. While engaging with your group, large or small, Rancic and his team deliver a team-focused, motivational, and forward-thinking atmosphere. “Overtime with Bill Rancic” is an enjoyable option to get audience members activated in conjunction with a powerful keynote speech from Rancic, and is easily tailored for groups ranging from sales teams to management departments to corporate conferences.

Innovation: How to Think Like an Entrepreneur in Corporate America

In Sickness and In Health— An Evening With Bill and Giuliana Rancic

Television Personalities, New York Times Best Selling Authors, Entrepreneurs, Executive Producers, Restaurateurs, Marketing Experts, Fertility Patients, Breast Cancer Survivor… Bill and Giuliana Rancic make a powerful team. Most people are familiar with this couple from watching their life stories unfold during their seven year stint as reality stars on the Giuliana and Bill show. The Rancic's are dynamic speakers and highly sought after as both speakers, and event hosts. Giuliana and Bill travel around the world focusing on topics including breast cancer, infertility and entrepreneurship. They inspire and motivate audiences of all sizes.

Bill Rancic Books

First Light
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Beyond the Lemonade Stand : Starting Small to Make it BIG
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You’re Hired: How to Succeed in Business and Life from the Winner of The Apprentice
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Bill Rancic Speaker Testimonials

Thank you for speaking at our client conference. Customer feedback was outstanding and your presence helped to draw record attendance. You most certainly delivered. Attendees complimented your wholehearted telling of a success story that we can all identify with. Hard work and ingenuity really do pay off and your story was inspirational to our audience. The time you spent with our customers during the reception was equally as valuable and aided our goal of creating a one-of-a-kind experience. Thank you again!

- | Standard Federal Bank

Bill was awesome! His message was spot on for our audience, his delivery was fantastic and, of course, he had the ‘wow factor’ as a celebrity. I would recommend him with much enthusiasm!

- | DOE Richland Operations Office

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First Light
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Beyond the Lemonade Stand : Starting Small to Make it BIG
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