Meet Steve Diggs CEO, Fast-Forward Leadership™


“Whether it’s on the football field, or in real life, one of the keys to victory is good coaching. Steve Diggs has blessed people worldwide. Steve communicates with authority. He gets to the point, he tells the truth, and he shows others how to enjoy abundant success. He has blessed my life. I know Steve will bless your life, too.”

Gene Stallings, Legendary Pro and College Football Coach

Steve with AudienceSTEVE DIGGS (CSP) knows what it takes to be a great leader. He led his own advertising agency and broadcast production firm for 25 years. Since selling it, he has built an internationally recognized speaking, consulting and writing business. His Fast-Forward Leadership Programs™ keep Steve’s clients on the cutting-edge of industry best practices. Although Steve lives in Nashville, speaking requests take him all over the world. He is the author of ten books.

Steve is one of America’s most sought after keynote and breakout speakers, corporate/leadership trainers, and C-Suite thought leaders. He is the recipient of the National Speakers Association’s Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation…the highest earned degree in the speaking industry…held by less than two-percent of speakers worldwide.

Always content rich, on-message, and up-to-the-minute, Steve has shared his insights over 3,000 times on five continents. A national bestselling author, Steve has also written 100’s of published articles. He is a high-content communications expert who inspires his audiences with wit, storytelling, and an encyclopedic knowledge of leadership strategies, branding and communication skills…always lots of laughs, eye-candy, and an occasional magic trick.

CNN has called Steve a “public relations expert.”

SteveDiggsHero2Steve speaks at corporate/professional events, associations, conventions, universities, keynotes, cruise ships, churches, and non-profits. He has shared his insights with some of America’s best-known brands including American Airlines + McDonalds + Wal-Mart + FedEx + Hilton + BMW + Princess Cruises + Mercedes-Benz + Colonial Insurance + CBS Radio and Celebrity Cruise Line.

Steve has been called a Renaissance Man: founder of four businesses, a renowned private investor, a college teacher, and a recording artist for a major record label. Currently, The Big Picture with Steve Diggs™ is airing nationally on public television and is heard around the world on radio.

Steve delivers what he calls The 5 E’s: Educate, Entertain, Enrich, Encourage, and Enthuse™ as he helps his audiences get beyond the noise, so they can enjoy the symphony of their lives.

Steve and Bonnie MarriedSteve and Bonnie were married in 1976. But their love story actually began in February 1972 when, on their first date, Steve told Bonnie that he was going to marry her. Steve says, “So far, so good…she’s been picking my option up every year!” Their top priority is serving Jesus and reflecting Him to others. The couple has four grown children and six grandchildren. Home is in Brentwood, Tennessee (a Nashville suburb) where they can be seen traveling the road on their Harley Davidson.