New Wayman Book Coming Soon!

​Read about how Gordon Wayman was able to meet Richard Nixon at his private residence when he was only 18 years old.  You will read his detailed story of the steps taken  to get that rare appointment.  Gordon will offer specific ideas on how anyone can meet a famous person.

You will see many  individual case studies of how average people met famous people such as Steve Jobs, Paul McCartney, the Bee Gees, Betty White, Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor and even Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev.  You can use this book as your guide for meeting famous people too.

Stay tune for updates on publishing details.

Meeting Nixon

Gordon Wayman meets President Richard Nixon at his home in San Clemente, California on August 1, 1978.

On the Radio

Gordon Wayman discusses his latest book on Talk Radio in Springfield, Illinois.

Presenting Jesse White a Copy of While You Do Your Business

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White receives his personal copy of Gordon Wayman's book, "While You Do Your Business".  Jesse White is also the official state librarian for Illinois. 

Presenting Ken Gray a Copy of While You Do Your Business

Former US Congressman Ken Gray meets with Gordon Wayman to discuss his book at The Buzz bookstore in Benton, Illinois.  Gray was an American businessman and politician. He served in the US Congress from 1955 to 1974, and again from 1985 to 1989. 

Meeting with Dr. Ben Carson

Gordon Wayman meets with Dr. Ben Carson in Springfield, Illinois in 2022.  Carson is an American retired neurosurgeon and politician who served as the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2017 to 2021. A pioneer in the field of neurosurgery, he was a candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 Republican primaries.

Meeting former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley

Gordon Wayman meets with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley.  Daley served as Mayor of Chicago from 1989 to 2011.

Article in the AAMVA Magazine

In his career with the Illinois Secretary of State, Gordon served as Chairman of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) Financial Responsibility and Insurance Committee for four years.   When his first book was published, this full page article appeared  in their MOVE magazine.

Article in the ASSE Newsletter

Gordon served as an Area Representative for the ASSE Student Exchange Program in central Illinois for ten years.  During that time, the Wayman Family hosted three exchange students.  Their first student, Horst Wenzel of Dortmund, Germany arrived a few weeks before Gordon's first book was published.  This article appeared in the ASSE Newsletter.