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Curriculum Vitae for DOn Hobbs

Founder and CEO of Don Hobbs Coaching and Training, 

A seasoned sales and business executive, Don Hobbs began his seminar career at the early of 18 when he went to work with internationally renowned businessman and speaker, Jim Rohn, one of the true pioneers of the global personal development movement. Setting records, he worked his way to be President of Jim Rohn Productions at the age of 25. In 1986, Don Hobbs left that position, and co-founded Hobbs/Herder Advertising, an industry interrupter and leader in real estate marketing. He also co-founded Hobbs/Herder Insurance Marketing Systems, Hobbs/Herder Training, JDG Real Estate and Development and has served on boards of several other industry changers.  Don stepped out of the Hobbs/Herder companies in 2008 to consult with executive teams from companies across North America.

Articles by or about Don have appeared in countless publications including The New York, The LA Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Broker Agent News, Texas Realtor®, New Jersey Realtor® and many real estate industry publications. As an industry speaker, coach, trainer and business consultant for more than 3 decades, Don has spoken to more than 1,000,000 Realtors. The visionary leader he is, Realtor® Magazine named Don Hobbs, to their annual list of “Top 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate”.

After 8 years of study under Jim Rohn, years of intense study and teaching at the S.O.U.L. Institute, 25 years with Hobbs/Herder Advertising, coaching top-level real estate agents and executives and 4 years with MAPS, the #1 training company in the world, teaching BOLD Business and The ONE Thing, by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan, Don’s message touches lives as he delivers the goods to his audiences everywhere. Whether training influence skills to sales professionals or leadership and recruiting skills to industry leaders, his ultimate vision is to inspire people to change their lives and businesses.

Having spoken for hundred of regional, national and international conferences and events, his clients include: Better Homes and Gardens, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Fidelity Title, First American Title, First Team, Home Services of America, Long and Foster Realty, Prudential Real Estate, RE/MAX, Sotherby’s Realty International and  Watson Realty. Don has also spoken for global business giants like Conference Direct, Panasonic, Previtep, ReliaQuest, Sport Clips, T-Mobile, Amway, FedEx, Mary Kay, Sparkletts, Nightingale-Conant and many more.

Don is thrilled to be touring the country this year with his new two-day event, DECODED: Proven MegaAgent Secrets for Dominating Your Market. This powerful “Live” event then steps graduates into a continuing 60-day group coaching program to ensure agents take the right actions and get the intended results.

As the founder of Don Hobbs Coaching & Training, he continues his legacy of moving agents to think bigger and produce more. Building a marketing-based business is the fastest was to build a sustainable business versus living from deal to deal, as too many agents do. He brings his true passion to real estate, where he gives real estate agents formulas for dominating their markets.

Professional experience

February 2018present
Don Hobbs, LLC

Founder & CEO

Returning to his passion, and his real estate industry roots, Don Hobbs has again launched an industry-changing company, inspiring and educating agents how to shift their sales-based business to the marketing-based business that will grow faster and give agents their life back! For more than 3 decades, Don has been the leader in real estate business success through custom marketing programs, business systems development and training, helping thousands of real estate agents and brokers become dominant market leaders. Speaking for more than 1,000,000 Realtors©, and coaching many of the industry leaders, Don has coached and trained many of the top agents from every major company in North America. 

Developing game-changing "Live" training and coaching programs for real estate agents and industry leadership including:

MegaAgent Secrets

Mega Leadership: Create Culture, Find Talent and Inspire Greatness

MegaAgent  Masterminds

Group and success coaching

Don and his team are currently touring No. America with MegaAgent Secrets program which includes a "Live" group coaching program to ensure agents achieving life-changing results.

“You can learn to build  a 6-figure, even 7-figure marketing-based business without investing boatloads of money. If you are willing to change, you can CREATE A WINNING MINDSET to completely SHIFT YOUR BUSINESS, CONFIDENTLY DEPLOY powerful print, online and social media strategies, OWN YOUR MARKET and ATTRACT AN ENDLESS FLOW of high-quality leads. . . and even "come-list-me" calls! We're all about helping you BREAKTHROUGH YOUR OBSTACLES and EXPLODE YOUR RESULTS."

"Think bigger, act differently and get results beyond your imagination! Multiple 6-figure, and even 7-figure incomes can be achieved without giving up your life" - Don Hobbs

March 2014February 2018
MAPS Business Training

Co-Founder & Executive Vice President

Co-founding and leading this division of the #1 Training Company in the World, (T-125 Training Magazine), Don Hobbs and MAPS Business Training changed business productivity, through seminars, workshops, coaching, executive consulting and other forms of group training. With powerful systems, model and training MAPS transforming businesses for Owners, Entrepreneurs and Sales Professionals!

Don developed sales and operations of The ONE Thing and BOLD Business events including:
BOLD Business (for sales professionals and business owners)

The ONE Thing Seminar event

The ONE Thing Workshop

The ONE Thing Certification

Group and executive coaching

Don's ONE Thing No. American Tour was a smashing success. This program continues to be delivered in companies across the US, and several countries worldwide. 

Written by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan, The ONE Thing is a book for busy people. It demonstrates that the results you get are directly influenced by the way you work and the choices you make. This book helps readers to learn how to identify lies that block their success and thieves that steal time from our days. By focusing on the ONE Thing, we accomplish more by doing less. 

The ONE Thing, a #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller, has been featured on more than 175 bestseller lists including The New York Times and USA Today.

Don also helped write the BOLD Business program which revolutionized the way sales professionals and business leaders grow their influence, sales and profits. 

July 2011March 2014
Nextage Realty Gulf Region

Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Don Hobbs and his business partners built a 9 state region from Texas to the panhandle of Florida with this industry interrupting real estate company. Infusing a powerful corporate culture of caring, learning and success, Don Hobbs built a fast growing region through a marketing-based approach to real estate results.

February 1986March 2009
Hobbs Herder Advertising

Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board

Hobbs/Herder Advertising is an industry changer, shifting the real estate business from a sales-based industry to a marketing-based industry. Hobbs/Herder is a leader in real estate business success through custom marketing programs, business systems development and training, helping thousands of real estate agents and brokers become dominant market leaders.

March 1977July 1985
Jim Rohn Productions


The leader in personal growth and leadership training, Jim Rohn touched the lives of more than 5,000,000 people through seminars, training programs and books.

Don grew up through the organization, rising from top salesperson to Regional Director, ultimately becoming the President of the company. 

Guiding quotes

You can have more than you've got, because you can become more than you are. And if you stay how you are, you'll always have exactly what you’ve got!      - Jim Rohn

awards and honors

25 Most Influential People in Real Estate - National Association of Realtors®

keynote speech topics

Focus: Increase Your Productivity and Results

Develop a Winning Mindset

Ready, Set, GOal!

Boost Your Influence

Get More Clients Now

Move Your Team into Action Now

A fEW of Don's Regional and National Speaking Engagements

National Association of Realtors® 

Keller Williams National Convention

Prudential National Convention, New Orleans

Watson Realty, Florida

ERA, Florida Region

MacDonald Realty, British Columbia

Prudential California, No California

Century 21, Orange County Region

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Mason-McDuffie, No. California

J. Rockcliff Realty, No. California

RE/MAX Realty, Texas Region

Tarbell Realtors, Anaheim

Jon Douglas Real

Prudential California, So. California

Baird & Warner, Illinois

Real Estate One, Michigan

HomeLife Realty, British Columbia

First American Title, Orange County

Prudential Realty, Illinois

RE/MAX Realty, New Jersey Region

Edina Realty, Minnesota

Five Star Real Estate, Michigan

Century 21, Chicago Region

Canadian Real Estate Association

McGraw Realtors

Royal LePage, Ontario

Fidelity National Title, Orange County

Allen Tate Realty, No Carolina

topics of presentation

MegaAgent Secrets - 2-Day "Live" Event

Build a Powerful Personal Marketing Campaign to Dominate Your Market - Presentation or Panel

From Purpose to Goal "Getting" - Workshop in half & full-day format

Focus: Increase Your Productivity and Results

Develop a Winning Mindset

Using Disruptive Marketing Techniques to Add 6-Figures to Your Income

Ready, Set, Goal!

Boost Your Influence

Get More Clients Now

Power Prospecting

Leadership Topics:

Mega Leadership: Create Culture, Find Talent and Inspire Greatness - 2-Day "Live" Event

Recruiting Great Talent

Creating Culture for Company Success

Move Your Team into Action Now

Increase Your Company Marketing Budget Without Spending Another Dime

Speaking and Presentation Skills


The New York Times

National Association of Realtor Magazine

USA Today

New Jersey Realtor©

Wall Street Journal

California Realtor©

Washington Post

Texas Realtor©

The Los Angeles Times

Florida Realtor©

professional education & certifications

  • Empire Building: 13 Steps to Building a Business Worth Owning - Gary Keller
  • BOLD Business - MAPS
  • Coaching Skills Camp - MAPS 
    The ONE Thing Workshop - Shon Kokoszka
  • Career Visioning - Keller Williams
  • Master Relationship Marketing - Cody Bateman
  • The Challenge to Succeed - Jim Rohn
  • The ONE Thing Certification - Les McGehee
  • Engage - Phil Lamb, Agent Power Up 
  • Communications Course - EST
  • Rainmaker Summit - Powerteam International
  • Unlimited Power - Tony Robbins
  • Hypnosis Certification - California Hypnosis Institute
  • Leadership Program - Jim Rohn
  • Quantum Leap - Gary Keller
  • Recruit Select - Mark Willis
  • Date with Destiny - Tony Robbins
  • Publicity Platform Weekend - Starley Murray
  • NLP Certification - John Grinder
  • LifeSpring Basic - Lifespring
  • Many Are Called - Esperanza Universal
  • Fierce Conversations - Debbie Frapp
  • Mastering Your Life - S.O.U.L. Institute
  • Life Mastery - Tony Robbins
  • Mega Camp - KWRI 
  • NLP Certification - Tony Robbins


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