Kivi Bernhard

Kivi Bernhard

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Leopardology - The Hunt for Profit in a Tough Global Economy
Making clients is one thing, maximizing profit and retaining them as repeat clients is quite another. It is truly an art and fast becoming the determinant of who gets to stay in business to survive the global economic transition. Kivi Bernhard will amaze, inform, motivate and inspire audiences with laughter and fun, as he extracts a possible solution from this majestic predator.

Leadership Gone Wild – Critical Business Leadership From The African Leopard
This presentation will empower and infuse attendees with a keen “knowledge of self” and will allow them to take precise inventory of their exact personal tooling and apparatus. They will then instinctively move towards consistent leadership, as does the beautiful African leopard.

The Hunt for Success – Relationship Selling From Africa’s Most Successful Predator
Building meaningful and significant relationships with clients and customers is the only way to build effective and sustainable business – period! However, it all must start with the primordial relationship one has with oneself. As we all attempt to master our own individual “hunt” for excellence, learning to trust, not only others, but ourselves is a key component to our success.

Trust Gone Wild – The True Meaning of Trust From the African Leopard
It will lead them to themselves, allowing them to take precise inventory of their exact tooling and apparatus – and to trust it. Learning when to “stop” and when to “go” will become instinctive, as it is with the beautiful African leopard. This is critical, cutting-edge business and life thinking.

Breakfast in the Bush with Kivi – Finding the Leopard in Your Business
This seminar will take two or three specific issues within your corporation and filter them through the instinctive leadership and management genius of Africa’s most successful feline predator, the leopard. During the course of this presentation, relevant organizational issues will be examined using Leopardology ™


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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. After relocating to the USA in 1997 with his wife and family and a total net worth of $860.22, Kivi went on to build a multimillion dollar international wholesale diamond business. 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 LeopardologyTM – 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 Kivi International LLC, 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.

Kivi’s “other love,” the African bush, has become part and parcel of his fiber as a human being and is what inspired the development of LeopardologyTM. He has an amazing ability to synthesize his lifelong passion and study of Africa’s predators with timeless life lessons across the spectrum of human experience. 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.”

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“…excellent, excellent keynote. Such perfect synergy with the messaging and training we give our brokers. Your footage was amazing, but the way you draw lessons and metaphors to the business world was even more amazing. Our people were delighted and excited…thank you!...”
--UBS Financial

“… awesome, presentation. I found your content so unique and applicable to my work environment. Your keynote was so inspiring and informative, and your footage of the leopard is unbelievable…”
--Holiday Inn Group

“…I got up this morning, looked in the mirror and said 'lady, now you get out there and think like a leopard.' When I got to the office everyone I met said they had done the same thing…”
--Keller Williams Realty