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Training: "The Language of Business"

Derrick Van Mell, the Center's CEO, is leading a workshop for the FBLP to help these conscientious leaders get their teams onto one page.

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A podcast on Social Capital

How does the vocabulary of business create barriers within a business? For "disadvantaged" businesses? Hear some stories that support the cause of the new standards body of management.

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The "Inner Circle" approach to networking for introverts

"You're going to get 80% of your business from six people. The trick is finding those six." Derrick Van Mell got that advice when he was launching his first business, and it still holds true. Hear about a unique approach to professional networking.

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What's the payback on clarity?

Dr. David Borst speaks with Derrick Van Mell, CEO of The Center for Management Terms and Practices on the All Business segment on Wisconsin's Weekend Morning News.

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Jerked Around by Jargon

Scott Adams launched the Dilbert cartoon in 1989, which still appears in over 2,000 newspapers worldwide. The reason for his success? We have allowed jargon to replace meaningful, clear communication rooted in standard definitions of management terms.

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