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Staff To Contractors
How To Transition Your Staff To Independent Contractors

The workforce world is changing rapidly. Drones and robots are on the horizon. Unfortunately, that means the unemployment lines will grow for us mere humans. What if we could change that narrative? What if you could still keep a staff of humans around? It sure beats that episode of the "Twilight Zone" where all the humans including the CEO is replaced by machines. My answer is what I am. An indepe...


Travels From: Omaha, NE
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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Solid Gold You!
Go for the GOLD in Life and Live Like Royalty!

International business and technology writer Jim Patterson's empowering business trends presentation Solid Gold You! will share lessons and comments/quotes from an exciting and a bit unusual lifetime of business and government work with the legendary Dutch-born Holocaust survivor and pioneer stockholder activist Evelyn Y. "Queen of the Corporate Jungle" Davis, inspiration for Laura Partridge in th...


Travels From: Washington DC, DC
Fee Range: $7,500 - $10,000

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Failure to Connect
Why Organizations Continue to Struggle With Collaboration

Collaboration as we know it has changed dramatically over the years. It wasn't that long ago that we had to make a concerted effort to connect with one another; now that same effort is required to disconnect. So why do organizations continue to struggle to connect with employees, customers and partners?   Collaboration tools and technology are both numerous and sophisticated, but are we really...


Travels From: Charlotte, NC
Fee Range: $1,000 - $2,500

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Value Distribution - Who is Creating Value and Where is it Going?
Share. Align. Distribute.

Keep growing, but not at the expense of the value creators: stakeholders, employees, users, customers, etc. Figure out who is creating the value for your business and discover new ideas and ways companies that are staying ahead of the curve are thinking about integrating sharing into their business as a competitive advantage.


Travels From: San Francisco, CA
Fee Range: $2,500 - $5,000

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Effective Risk Management is the Key to Your Success
Manage risk to improve customer satisfaction

Research shows a clear relationship between effective risk management and internal and external customer satisfaction. This program offers insight into the psychology of risk management and effective methods of managing risk at the project and corporate levels. As an author of the risk management chapter of the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, former senior manager of Corporat...


Travels From: Temecula, CA
Fee Range: $5,000 - $7,500

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