Bob Yates is a man on a mission! He is
rapidly becoming one of America's top trainers in the field
of personal and professional development. He has
conducted hundreds of live seminars and reaches thousands of
entrepreneurs and achievers each year. He routinely
works with some of the top trainers in the world including Zig Ziglar,
Brian Tracy, Les Brown, Bob Proctor, Michael Gerber, Jack
Canfield and others.
Bob is the Founder & CEO of Circle of
Champions Seminars, a training corporation that is dedicated to equipping
business leaders, corporate professionals, speakers and trainers for personal, professional, and business success.
Name: Robert M. Yates
Born Again: 1982
HOBBIES AND INTERESTS: Ministry, Pioneering, building businesses, life coaching & mentoring, traveling the world, networking with champions and achievers, reading, helping people to fulfill their divine destiny and making everyone around me better.
NUMBER ONE PRIORITY: My relationship with God, my wife Sherry my daughter “Shayla” and my
son, John Robert.
LIFE’S MAIN FOCUS: My relationship with God! To be a shining witness of His grace and glory. To inspire others to live their God-Inspired dreams. To model excellence, integrity, honesty and ethics. To help others fulfill their divine purpose and destiny.
FAVORITE PLACE: The Virgin Islands! The climate, the blue waters, the beaches. I believe God lives in the Islands.
FAVORITE BOOK: The Bible
My Gorgeous Wife of
24 Years: Sherry L. Yates
Co-Founder of Circle of Champions Seminars
FAVORITE FOOD: Seafood, love it! Also Chocolate.
FAVORITE LEISURE ACTIVITIES:
bowling, dining out, good movies.
BEST MEMORIES: Our honeymoon in Hawaii, “Island hoppin”
MY PASSION: Entrepreneurship, Public
Speaking, Learning-Discovering, travel
WHO MELTS MY HEART: My two children, Shayla and John Robert
Bob Yates – The Visionary
International Speaker and Award
Bob Yates is a dynamic speaker,
author, radio personality and seminar producer with more than 30
years of life-transforming business and ministry success. His captivating seminars such
as Dare to Live Your Dreams, Speak Like a Champion, How to Start
and Succeed in Your Own Business and a host of other training events are challenging thousands of
individuals and business leaders to elevate their lives and
businesses to new dimensions.
Starting as a vendor on the streets of
Washington DC, Bob learned the basics of business. The turning point
came when he discovered the biblical principles and laws of success
and put them into practice. Since then he has successfully formed
and sustained several profitable companies. What makes Bob’s message
unique is that he has never worked a day of his life in corporate
America. Having an insatiable hunger to unlock his God-given gifts,
talents and potential, Bob chose the road of personal development
through books, tapes, seminars and specialized training. Through
patience and persistence, he is now the CEO of one of the most
impacting faith based personal development companies in the U.S.
Bob was recently
nominated as the winner of the prestigious AAEW Legacy
Visionary Award for African American entrepreneurs who are making an
impact in the black community. While his work has received rave
reviews locally, effective leaders around the country speak of Bob
Yates and the Circle of Champions as having ignited their own
leadership and modeled for them vital principles of success and
Bob travels nationally and
internationally each year helping thousands of individuals and
business leaders to accelerate their personal and business success.
As a dedicated
Christian, Bob has worked extensively in community outreach projects
that include street crusades, prison ministry, helping substance
abuse victims and feed the hungry programs.
Bob is happily married to his lovely
wife Sherry who is his companion and helper in ministry and
business. They have two beautiful children Shayla and John and they
reside in Bowie, MD.