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November 5
How to develop Strategic Partnerships that work

Most strategic partnerships fail.  The often publicly stated reason is that there was some “inequity in resources.”  That is rubbish.   The private reason is that the potential partners did…

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November 3
2 rules for Power, Sales and Greatness

Recently I read an article that inspired me to share these 2 rules: 1. Never give power away to an event that has not yet occurred.   Humans are motivated by…

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October 31
How Tablets and Apps will define your business

Let’s start with some facts.  Then trends.  Then implementable solutions. Facts: Apple introduced the iPad in 2010 as a revolutionary device By 2016 an estimated 650 million tablets will have…

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October 30
How to make money in consulting

Since 1997 I have been a consultant.   Rates are described here. There are two types of consultants:  1. those who make money and 2.  those who do not make…

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October 29
The Action + Learning + Service = Success Formula

I have recently developed this 3-part formula for success.  Let me know what you think. Draw an equilateral triangle.  Label each corner “Action”, “Learning”, and “Service.”  Place a dot in…

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October 26
How to use mobile app contests to promote business development and cross selling

Did you know that over 90% of apps are downloaded once, then not used again?  That fact bothers me. We have technology that enables us to BUILD relationships.  Look at…

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September 25
My articles published in Horsesmouth.com for financial advisors

FYI in 2007 I submitted the following articles to Horsesmouth.com, a digital library designed to accelerate business development for financial advisors. You can apply any of these articles to your…

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September 25
My articles published in Professional Safety in 2013

The Value of Being a Safety Coach, Most of the Time, Doug Gray, Professional Safety, August, 2013.  ASSE0813.ValueSafetyCoaching How to Coach Safety Coaches; 7 Proven Tips, Doug Gray, Professional Safety, Feb 2013.…

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September 25
Video Book (VOOK) on leadership development

For your convenience there is a pdf with hyperlinks located here:  Safety Leadership Video Book The purpose of this free course is to help leaders save money and increase compliance.…

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August 13
How to use Slideshare to promote your business

www.SlideShare.net is a library of free presentations from “expert contributors.” Once you contribute, you are then an expert. De facto. Spend some time poking around the search function. Note the…

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