Sales Expert and Author
Warkenthein is the CEO and founder of NextStep Solutions (NSS), sales specialists headquartered in Houston, TX with 34+ year career reflecting continual advancement, a depth of valuable and diversified leadership experience, and consistent achievements in driving innovative sales organizations that produce dynamic business results. For the past five years, Warkenthein was a radio personality, hosting a daily, live business talk show, “Where Wall Street Meets Main Street”, heard during morning drive-time, across the State of Texas, on the BizRadio Network—and on the internet around the world.
After graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1978, Warkenthein began a decade-long career with IBM. Upon being awarded the highest IBM sales award—The Eagle—his professional speaking career was inadvertently launched, when he traveled across the country, sharing his sales techniques with other IBM professionals. Warkenthein is the author of the best selling book, “Life’s A Sales Call: How To Succeed In The World’s Oldest Profession” and he now travels the world, speaking before thousands of people, delivering presentations in areas of Sales, Marketing, Service and Leadership.