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William Blades  

Interactive Programs on Sales, Leadership, World-Class Service, Workforce Issues and Teamwork

Bill Blades’ programs work! He's a businessman who has done it. His programs are loaded with content to quickly maximize performance and re-energize people.

Bill Blades has spent his entire career learning the needs of the industries with which he associates. He learns the nuances and the level of competition and teaches direct, hard-hitting techniques that make winners every time. Your group will be energized because he makes learning fun.

Bill’s background is extensive and varied. At the age of 22, he served as plant manager for a major manufacturing firm while a full-time college student. While serving as vice president of sales & marketing for a food manufacturing concern, he increased sales 150% from $13 million to $33 million in only four years, and during this same period the sales personnel was reduced by 20%. His firm was named Small Business of the Year and was always the top marketing firm in their industry annually. He served as Finance Chairman for Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House of the United States Congress.

Bill is author of the best seller, Selling: The Mother of all Enterprise , as well as featured with the attorney, F. Lee Bailey, in the book Leadership Strategists. He also has co-authored Break-out Creativity, Marketing for People Not in Marketing  and Celebrate Selling .

Bill served as Chairman of the National Speakers Association's Sales Professional Emphasis Group and Chairman for the Institute of Management Consultants' Marketing Special Interest Group. He is the only speaker and consultant in history to chair both groups. Bill is 1 of only 16 Certified Management Consultants internationally who speaks and consults with clients in the areas of sales management.

Most Requested Topics:

Re-Energizing the Organization for Greatness: Completely Custom Targeted. This is a blend of topics designed to meet your specific needs and can include: sales, leadership, internal and external service and corporate culture.

Power up the Corporation: Creating a Culture of Greatness. This program will help you define the key actions which will change the fundamental personality of your group and infuse new-found excitement about your mission.

Selling - Being Different Makes the Difference: 200 Little Things That Create Big Successes. This seminar is loaded with hard core business skills. No power closes or gimmicks - just skills that produce more business.

Selling - It's a Whole Brainer: Learning to Use the Creative Side of Your Brain. Learn to blend the creative side of your brain with the logical side to sell your products or ideas.

Stand Out or Sit Down: World Class Customer Service.

Leaders Dream, Plan and Do: Preparing for Proactive Leadership. This program will help your managers boost productivity while building teamwork and enthusiasm.


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Speaking/Consulting Services:

Coaching for Executives and Sales Managers

1 on 1's with Personality Profile by Profession (DISC)

Sales Training and Education

Management Education

Sales and Marketing Action Plans


Time Utilization

Field Training

Creative Ways to Deliver Value

Position Description/Measurement/Compensation


Interviewing and Selecting

Culture and Teamwork

Making It Fun

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Interim Executive

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