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The Book on Business Skills for Today: How to Deploy Growth Initiatives published June 8, 2013 second edition.

'The Book on Business Skills for Today: Training Business Professionals' published 2010 was the first edition, and became a bestseller on December 31, 2012 in Kindle format.

Both editions were written in response to the increasing skills gap in today's workforce; and to help strengthen business skills where these skills gaps are prevalent.

The purpose is to provide clear business strategies for ways to deploy growth; and present new business skills to help identify new opportunities.

"Discard old trends and learn new ways to keep your business alive."

Change is manageable. Teams can be optimized. Tired and stressed workers can be rejuvenated.

I write about motivation factors to help busy professionals stay ahead of their competition. I write how you can learn to identify trends and increase your leadership performance. For example, I share strategies to help reduce workplace conflict. I want to help tired professionals recharge and retool and new graduates find useful ways to improve workplace interaction.

A skilled task force performs better.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 98 pages
  • Publisher: Star-Ting Incorporated; 2 edition (June 8, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0991694252
  • ISBN-13: 978-0991694259
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,319,646 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Loreen Michele Sherman (1961-) Canadian born in Calgary, Alberta Loreen Sherman has grown up surrounded by the oil and gas industry. Like the industry change is complex. Sherman shares over 30-years inter-disciplinary experience to provide risk informed decisions to executives.

Director and CEO of Star-Ting Incorporated, Sherman's focus is on management consulting services. She attained faculty certification from Meritus University (part of the Apollo Group) where instructing on management concepts and organizational behavior were taught by her internationally in an online eLearning environment.

Highly involved in community Sherman holds the position of Chair for the Canadian Heavy Oil Association's External and Government Relations committee. The mandate is to provide strategic advice to the Board.

Sherman is a certified mentor for Futurepreneurs to support new business enterprise growth and development since 2012.

Earning a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix in 2009 and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Earth Sciences (formerly Geology) from McMaster University in 2005, Sherman is an academic with strong business acumen. Currently working on her CMC designation, completed The Essentials of Management course and The Ethics course.

Past contracts include: Imperial Oil Resources (upstream), SNC Lavalin, West Rock Safety Ltd. who received high value for each service.

Connect with her. Call 1.877.896.7292 or Calgary 403.289.2292 today.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Dianne M. Daniels on January 3, 2013
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This book is full of clear and actionable steps to help avoid burning out employees and managers - it's detailed enough that you could use it to formulate plans and schedules, but not so detailed that you feel bogged down. The book covers researching business plans, allocating resources, organizing workplace training, and increasing sales, among other subjects. There are also helpful links throughout the book and many opportunities to reach out to the author in case of questions.
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