Tate is a successful trainer, author, international keynote speaker
and executive. As a trainer, Ed launched his career with Career
Track, a public seminar company. There he was booked frequently
as one of their popular trainers, working over 100 dates annually.
Later, he became the Training Executive for the Denver Rocky
Mountain News. Establishing the training department, Ed developed
over 27 programs and trained over 1100 employees annually. In
2001, he led a transition team to merge the 145 year-old “Rocky” with
its 125-year-old rival - the Denver Post – a merger that
involved over 5000 people.
As an author, Ed co-wrote the book – Motivational Selling – Advice
on selling effectively, staying motivated and being a peak sales producer.
He is also a contributor to the books: Stories Trainers Tell (2003, Jossey-Bass
Pfeiffer) and The Seven Strategies of Master Presenters (2004, Career
Press). Additionally, Ed co-produced the 6-CD audio album, Speaking Secrets
of the Champions.
As a speaker, he’s pretty good! Out
of 175,000 members from 70 countries, Ed won the coveted Toastmasters
International 2000 World Championship of Public Speaking. He
has spoken professionally in 46 states, ten countries and 4
continents. This international keynote speaker has earned a
reputation as the “speaker who energizes, educates and
Ed’s success in business spans over two decades. For fourteen years
he was a successful National Account Executive, selling over $500 million
in products and services. He co-created two business units that produced
over $1.25 billion in revenues. For six years, Ed is the owner of Ed
Tate & Associates, LLC – a professional development firm that
provides Keynote, Endnote presentations & workshops on Leadership,
Coping with Change and Sales.