Are you looking for an entertaining and effective speaker for
your next event?
Are you a media representative looking for an author to interview?
Bob Anderson, Ph.D., CMSgt. is the person you are looking for.
With two distinct aspects of himself, he’s the perfect fit
for nearly every audience. It’s like getting two for one!
* Dr. Bob: Hold Ph.D.s in Human Resource and Safety Management
* Chief Anderson: Military Leader—USAFR Chief Master Sergeant
Bob is a professional speaker, trainer and author. He’s
available for keynote addresses and training programs for both
civilian and military audiences. His most requested topics are
leadership, attaining excellence, motivation, communication and
Bob Anderson is president and founder of Back To Basics International—a
professional speaking and training organization. As a speaker
and trainer, Bob has a unique "Back to Basics" approach
that is not just entertaining—it's effective!
Bob is a seasoned professional speaker on both the national and
international levels, including both civilian and military audiences.
He brings with him experience as an author, trainer, consultant
and military professional.
His enthusiastic delivery style and unique story telling ability
keep his audience on the edge of their seats—wanting more!
His most requested topics are leadership, motivation, communication,
counterterrorism and attaining excellence.
Bob Anderson has a unique twofold background which makes him
the perfect fit for nearly every audience: He is both Dr. Bob
who hold Ph.D.s in Human Resource and Safety Management; and he
is Chief Anderson, Chief Master Sergeant and military leader in
the US Air Force Reserve. With his two distinct sides, it allows
controversial issues to be discussed with a unique twist that
is sure to interest any listing audience. The audience gets two
In his presentations and his books, Bob discusses the basics
of leadership—both personally and professionally—and
brings home the importance of accountability and responsibility
in all aspects of our lives. He says living a fulfilling life
is not always easy, that many times, it requires doing the "hard
things". His philosophy is "Back to Basics"—an
old fashioned philosophy that works!
He has over thirty years of uniformed service to his country
and is currently a Chief Master Sergeant serving as the Security
Forces Manager for the 917th Security Forces Squadron, Barksdale
AFB, LA. He previously served as a First Sergeant and Command
Chief Master Sergeant.
He holds Ph.D.s in human resource management and safety management
and holds other degrees in police science and social psychology.
Bob sits on the Board of Directors for the World Safety Organization,
is a member of the National Society for Safety Management and
holds various professional credentials.
He's a qualified rappel master, assistant SCUBA instructor and
holds a 2nd degree black belt in Shorin-Ryu karate. He's an avid
writer in various genres. His first book Tac Leader: What Honor
Requires (action/adventure novel) was published in April 2004.
His second book, Back To Basics for Finding Sanity in an Insane
World (motivational/self-help), was published and released December
Bob and his wife Pamela, reside in Humble, TX. He is currently
involved in the marketing his new book, Back To Basics for Finding
Sanity in an Insane World, which includes radio and other media
interviews, presentations to groups regarding the concepts of
his book and book signings.
Ain’t Easy" • Self-Improvement:
In a futile attempt to eliminate failure, we’re eliminating
excellence. Segments of society advocate homogeneous standards—I
call that Mediocrity!
You Shoot Your Own Dog?" • Leadership:
Earning the respect of others comes from consistently doing the
"right things", which means sometimes doing the "hard
and uncomfortable things".
What?" • Improving Communications:
Here’s a recipe for effective communication—four parts
listening, two parts thinking and one part talking.
Can’t See-Saw by Yourself!" •
Teamwork: If the goals of the team address the needs
of its members—everyone wins! This is called synergy—it
is the essence of teamwork.