New Ideas, Inc. (Formerly IDEAS)
09/1989 - 01/2015 President & Owner
Product(s): Custom employee educational programs & sales consulting
Challenges: Provide a cost effective service that increases productivity, reduces operating costs and improves bottom line profits
Major New Ideas, Inc. projects: June 1998 to January 2015
For ISL (Industrial Sealing & Lubrication
Provided on a conjectural basis Sales Management including hiring and training field sales personnel
Additional services included providing end user training programs, market analysis, compilling Bearing Failure Analysis and developing Energy Saving Profiles for ISL's key corporate accounts.
For NTT (National Technology Transfer)
Developed, presented, hired and trained instructors on how to present public workshops on maintenance of mechanical drives
On behalf of NTT I presented this workshop to the Kennedy Space Center and the NASA Langley Research Center with an emphasis on Bearing Maintenance for ground support equipment. Attendees rated the value of the training 4.6 out of a possible 5 and rated the presentation 4.8 out of a possible 5
Additional workshops developed for NTT included:
3 day workshop on Shaft Alignment and Balancing
3 day workshop on ISO 9000 and QS 9000
3 day workshop on improving maintenance department bottom line performance using Proactive/Predictive Maintenance procedures
For Update international
Developed a 3 day public workshop on Maximizing Bearing Life Using Practical Proactive Techniques vs. Reactive Mainteance Techniques
For H&R Block
Set up strategic "Customer Service" initiatives for their supply division that serviced 10,430 field offices using products from 275 suppliers.
Served as a team leader for implementing the address book and sales order management portion of J.D. Edwards "One World" supply chain management software program.
For Kansas Gas & Electric
Conducted a job task analysis and skills assessment program for their systems operators and used the information to develop a long term training curriculum
Additional Products completed by NEW IDEAS, INC.
Sales Training Consultant to major I.D / P.T. Distributors
Developed apprentice training programs that were recognized & approved by B.A.T. (Bureau of Apprentice Training)
Senior Consultant to the Fromm Institute
Developed continuing educational programs and strategic educational plans for a variety of trade and professional associations including serving on Fromm's behalf as the:
- Interim Executive Director for NAEMT (National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians), 2700 members
- Interim Executive Director for APT (Association for Psychological Type), 3500 members