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Dec. 27th 2010: The Social Security Administration has requested that Baker Communications deliver customized Exceptional Customer Service training to their IT professionals.
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Dec. 21st 2010: Dr. Amy Vanderbilt, Founder and Chief Strategist of TrendPOV – a resource for forward thinking executives who want to identify and leverage important trends to help them build their organizations and grow their business - joins Walter Rogers on CBS radio this week to discuss best practices for maintaining a work-life balance in the midst of today’s stressful and demanding business climate.
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Dec. 13th 2010: Patheon, a leading global provider of contract dosage form development and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, has requested Sexual Harassment Awareness training from Baker Communications for its employees.
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Dec. 7th 2010: Walter Roger’s popular weekly segment on CBS Radio’s The Price of Business, hosted by Kevin Price, will air live from the Dreamforce 2010 on December 8th following the success of Tuesday’s live broadcast.
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Dec. 6th 2010: Honeywell Aerospace has chosen Baker Communications to deliver Exceptional Leadership and Management training to their engineering and management teams.  
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Dec. 3rd 2010: The guest list for CBS Radio’s live coverage of Dreamforce 2010 was announced today. Dreamforce 2010, salesforce.com’s annual conference, is the industry’s leading global cloud computing event, bringing together partners, users, developers and the world’s leading innovators in the field of cloud computing for three days of inspiration, education and networking.
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Nov. 30th 2010: Lin Fisher, Vice President of Play Operations Center and Marketing for Baker Communications, welcomes Steven Horwitz, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Astadia, a leading Cloud consulting and integration company, to review best practices for realigning hunters and farmers in order to drive sales team prospecting efforts, identify net new opportunities and close more new business.
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Nov. 29th 2010: Baker Communications, recognized as one of the “Top 20 Sales Methodology Training Companies in the World” and “Top 10 Sales Force Automation Companies in the World” by TrainingIndustry.com, announces the launch of Ultimate Sales Coach, a two day workshop designed to give sales managers highly effective sales coaching skills.
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Nov. 26th 2010: Executives at Petro-Canada, a division of Suncor Energy, a globally competitive integrated energy company, selected Baker Communications to deliver private Exceptional Presentations coaching and training.  
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Nov. 23rd 2010: Lin Fisher, Vice President of Play Operations Center and Marketing for Baker Communications, welcomes Al Falcione, Senior Director of Product Marketing for salesforce.com to CBS Radio to discuss effective strategies for leveraging Salesforce CRM to execute a prospecting culture.
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Nov. 19th 2010: United Advisors Healthcare, a major provider of employee benefits, risk management, investments and capital markets for small to mid-sized hospitals, has signed Baker Communications to provide Executive Presentations training for their executive team.
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Nov. 18th 2010: Baker Communications extends its Coaching in the Cloud™ offerings with Coaching in the Service Cloud™, the Service Cloud 2 coaching offering that ignites service excellence for Service Cloud 2 clients.
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Nov. 17th 2010: Baker Communications announced today the launch of its new PRISM™ application to enable Sales Managers to deploy targeted sales coaching and training modules.
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Nov. 16th 2010: Tom Groom, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Realty Segment of PropertyInfo Corporation, a Stewart Corporation, one of America’s leading providers of title insurance and related services to the real estate and mortgage industries, joins Walter Rogers to explore the ways that a mobile deployment of Salesforce CRM can significantly accelerate the prospecting process.
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Nov. 15th 2010: Baker Communications, a Silver Sponsor for salesforce.com’s celebrated Dreamforce 2010 conference, coming to the Moscone Center in San Francisco December 6-9, has something special planned for some of the estimated 20,000 people who will be in attendance – a chance to win $250,000.
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Nov. 9th 2010: Walter Rogers, President and CEO of Baker Communications, welcomes Elizabeth Pinkham, Senior Vice President of Strategic Events for salesforce.com, to discuss the vision, program and latest news related to Dreamforce 2010, to be held at San Francisco’s Moscone Center December 7-9.
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Nov. 8th 2010: Baker Communications has released HomeRun! V.3 for salesforce.com. Native on Force.com, HomeRun! ensures a 100% response rate to all leads within a specific timeframe, and it integrates sales and marketing by automating the frequency and delivery of sales and marketing communications to produce higher connect rates and qualified pipeline.
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Nov. 4th 2010: Baker Communications announces a highly innovative certification program for salesforce.com service providers interested in expanding their business. The Coaching in the Cloud™ Partner Practice Builder is an ideal service line extension for salesforce.com systems integrators, salesforce.com training providers, and traditional training providers.
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Nov. 2nd 2010: Walter Rogers, President and CEO of Baker Communications, is hosting Chris Norton, Director, Mentor Group, Ltd, during his CBS Radio segment this week.
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Oct. 29th 2010: Baker Communications has contracted with Morton Salt, America’s largest salt producer, to provide custom Best Practices for Negotiating with Procurement training for its industrial sales group.
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Oct. 27th 2010: Walter Rogers, President and CEO of Baker Communications, and Don O’Neill, Sales Director for Cisco Partner Black Box, will discuss breaking through the pain and confusion sales organizations experience as they pursue full CRM adoption.
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Oct. 26th 2010: Walter Roger’s popular weekly segment on CBS Radio’s The Price of Business, hosted by Kevin Price, is going on the road to cover Dreamforce 2010 in San Francisco December 7-9.
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Oct. 22nd 2010:  The East Point Housing Authority has requested that Baker Communications present their Exceptional Customer Service training to their employees.
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Oct. 18th 2010:  Baker Communications Vice-President of Sales and Training Operations Lawne Gerhardt will be guest host during this week’s segment of Walter Roger’s CBS Radio show, and will be discussing strategies to transform sales managers into effective coaches.
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Oct. 15th 2010: Baker Communications, a global leader in Sales Performance Improvement solutions and creator of Coaching in the Cloud™, is partnering with Eloqua, the leader in Marketing Automation and Revenue Performance Management solutions, to help Eloqua customers rapidly grow their top line with Eloqua Discover for Salesforce.com.
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Oct. 12th 2010: Baker Communications announces Coaching in the Cloud™, a performance improvement framework that harnesses the power of the cloud to ignite individual, team and organizational growth. Coaching in the Cloud™ delivers enduring performance improvement and transformation staged and delivered completely in the cloud.  
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Oct. 11th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers and Tom Vasconi, VP of Sales for AMS.NET will be discussing the fundamentals of driving a prospecting culture on this week’s segment of Roger’s show on CBS Radio.
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Oct. 8th 2010: Bank of America, one of the world's largest financial institutions, has chosen Baker Communications to deliver Consultative Selling Skills training to their regional sales consultants.
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Oct. 4th 2010:Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers welcomes Michael Steinmetz, Senior VP of Worldwide Inside Sales for Micro Focus, as his guest on this week’s edition of his program on CBS Radio.
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Oct. 1st 2010:The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, has chosen Baker Communications to provide Time Management Training for their staff.
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Sept. 27th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers is joined on CBS Radio this week by Tom Wong, VP of Dreamforce for salesforce.com. Rogers and Wong will be discussing Dreamforce ’10, the latest iteration of the bi-annual mega-conference hosted by salesforce.com, and universally regarding as the world’s premier cloud computing event.
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Sept. 24th 2010: 360 BSI, also known as 360 Business Strategic Information, a global business information company, has selected Baker Communications to deliver Exceptional Presentations and Crisis Media Training to various corporate groups.
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Sept. 20th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers discuss strategies for aligning sales and marketing integration with Andy Lark, VP and GM of Large Enterprise Marketing for Dell on CBS Radio.
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Sept. 17th 2010: NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has requested Sexual Harassment Awareness training from Baker Communications for its managers. Baker has delivered on-site training for NASA previously, and the Administration has chosen to continue partnering with Baker for training in a new area.
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Sept. 13th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers discuss strategies for building a prospecting culture with Mike Clayville, VP of North American sales for VMware on CBS Radio.
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Sept. 10th 2010:The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), the entity responsible for regulating dealers of municipal securities, has chosen Baker Communications to provide Time Management Training for their call center staff.
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Sept. 6th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers begins a 12-week series of 30-minute radio shows discussing the challenges sales organizations are facing as they transform from a farming culture to a prospecting culture to close business and drive revenue during this period of economic uncertainty.
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Sept. 3rd 2010: Teleflex, a diversified global company with a significant presence in healthcare technology, has requested that Baker Communications deliver customized Exceptional Customer Service training for their IT department. Teleflex has worked with Baker in the past and when a new training need arose they were pleased to learn about Baker’s specialized IT Customer Service course. After reviewing the content Teleflex representatives requested that Baker deliver a workshop for their IT engineers.
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Aug. 30th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will present key strategies for leveraging LinkedIn to help sales professionals grow their business during his weekly segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, September 1, on CBS 650.
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Aug. 27th 2010: Partners Resource Network (PRN), the operating agency for the federally funded Parent Training and Information Centers (PTI's) in the state of Texas, has chosen Baker Communications to provide Time Management training for their entire staff.
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Aug. 23rd 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will discuss effective strategies for overcoming customer pressure for discounts by selling value over price during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, August 25 on CBS 650 News Radio.
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Aug. 20th 2010: Nexstar has chosen Baker Communications to provide Time Management Training for their owners and management teams.
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Aug. 16th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be discussing the urgent need for sales professionals to be continually learning and upgrading their skills during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, August 11 on CBS 650 News Radio.
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Aug. 13th 2010:  Three of the top five largest oilfield service companies now routinely work with Baker Communications to provide global solutions to employee development needs.
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Aug. 10th 2010:  Baker Communications, Inc., recognized as one of the World’s Top Ten Sales Force Automation Training Companies by TrainingIndustry.com, announced today that they have signed 30 net-new salesforce.com customers in the last 30 days.
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Aug. 9th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be discussing the importance of doing all things with integrity during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, August 11 on CBS 650 News Radio. Walter’s special guest will be Kent Eastman, President of Capital One, Texas.
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Aug. 6th 2010:  ALS Environmental, one of the largest and most geographically diverse environmental testing companies in the world, has signed Baker Communications to provide multiple training seminars for its management and sales teams.
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Aug. 2nd 2010:  Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be addressing the power of maintaining a positive attitude to help grow business during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, August 4 on CBS 650 News Radio.
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July 30th 2010:  Disneyland has chosen Baker Communications to provide Time Management Training for their Sustaining Engineering Group.
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July 26th 2010:  Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be discussing best practices for demonstrating commitment to your customers during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, July 28 on CBS 650 News Radio.
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July 23rd 2010:  Newell Rubbermaid, the parent company of such well-known brands as Sharpie®, PaperMate®, Lenox®, Rubbermaid®, Graco®, Calphalon® and Goody®, has chosen Baker Communications to present a customized Finance for Non-Financial Managers training workshop for their Procurement group. Newell Rubbermaid had partnered with Baker for previous training needs, and returned because of Baker’s ability and willingness to customize a challenging course that would deliver tangible results. Baker will provide a financial expert to take the group through various financial scenarios, deepening their understanding of both the short- and long-term impact their buying and leasing decisions have on the corporation at large.
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July 19th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be hosting Rocky Soper, Strategic Account Manager at VMware, during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, July 22 on CBS 650 News Radio.
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July 13th 2010: Baker Communications has announced that beginning August 2 all sales plays leveraging salesforce.com (SFDC) will be enabled with SFDC’s Chatter. Chatter enables enterprise collaboration leveraging social media strategies.
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July 12th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be discussing the way highly successful sales professionals rely on goals to plan and achieve desired outcomes to drive revenue during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, July 14 on CBS 650 News Radio.
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July 9th 2010: Tetra Technologies, a major oil and gas services and chemical products company, has asked Baker Communications to provide bimonthly training workshops for their entire staff throughout 2010. Based on previous experience with Baker’s Exceptional Presentations, Management Skills and Win-Win Negotiations workshops, Tetra’s management decided their whole workforce could benefit from further Baker training. Baker was pleased to become Tetra’s general training partner.
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July 5th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be discussing best practices for developing relationships across the customer’s organization during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, July, 7 on CBS 650 News Radio.
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July 5th 2010:  CBS, the oldest name in news radio, is the new home for Baker President and CEO Walter Roger’s popular Wednesday morning radio program focused on Sales Effectiveness and Transformation. The program previously aired on CNN News Radio.
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July 2nd, 2010:  The Planet, the world’s number one dedicated server hosting provider, has asked that Baker Communications deliver further Exceptional Presentations training to its employees.
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June 28th 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will be discussing the importance of taking a more creative, flexible approach to help today’s more sophisticated customers achieve the outcomes they desire during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, June 30, on CNN 650.
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June 25th 2010:  Dole Food Company, Inc., the world's largest producer and marketer of high-quality fresh fruit and vegetables, has returned to Baker Communications to conduct Win-Win Negotiations training. Dole has used Baker for past training in the areas of Negotiations, Management and Communication, and when a new training need arose Dole did not hesitate to turn once again to the experts.
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June 21st, 2010:  Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will discuss effective strategies for overcoming customer pressure for discounts by selling value over price during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, June 23, on CNN 650.
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June 18th, 2010: U.S. Med-Equip, Inc., a healthcare company specializing in rental, sales and service of movable biomedical equipment, has asked Baker Communications to deliver Exceptional Management Skills training to their management teams. U.S. Med-Equip was searching for a flexible, customer-oriented training partner with a proven management program and the ability to customize content to meet the company’s specific training and scheduling needs. Baker communications was able to offer a short-format version of their acclaimed Exceptional Management Skills workshop to suit U.S. Med-Equip’s requirements.
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June 14th, 2010:  Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will discuss the best practices for using questioning and listening skills to help sales professionals boost performance and drive more revenue year over year during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, June 16th, on CNN 650.
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June 11th, 2010: Calpine Energy, a major U.S. power company and North America’s leading geothermal energy producer, has requested that Baker Communications deliver a Win-Win Negotiations training seminar for its employees. Calpine sought a highly-rated training partner and with energy industry experience. After meeting with Baker representatives, reviewing the course content, and learning that Baker could offer a trainer with over 25 years of experience in the energy industry, Calpine was certain that the Win-Win Negotiations workshop would help their employees negotiate successfully in any situation.
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June 7th, 2010:  Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will discuss a strategic attitude change that will help sales professionals boost performance and drive more revenue year over year during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, June 9, on CNN 650.
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June 4th, 2010:  Cox Communications, the nation’s third-largest cable provider, has requested that Baker Communications provide Win-Win Negotiations training to their sales staff. Cox was seeking a highly-rated training partner with experience in the communications industry. Following a consultation with Baker representatives and a review of the course content, Cox Communications selected Baker’s Win-Win Negotiations training for their employees.
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May 31st, 2010:  Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will begin a 12-week series on the 11 habits of highly successful sales reps during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, June 2, on CNN 650.
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May 28th, 2010:  The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has contracted with Baker Communications to deliver Time Management training for its employees. The HHSC was seeking a training partner with proven content, qualified local trainers, and experience working with state agencies. After meeting with Baker representatives and reviewing their Time Management training curriculum, the Texas HHSC engaged the company to deliver the workshop to Commission employees.
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May 24th, 2010:  Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers will discuss ways sales managers can celebrate wins with their team during his weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, May 26, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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May 21st, 2010:  FMC Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry and other industrial markets, has requested that Baker Communications deliver Time Management training to their staff.
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May 17th, 2010:  Baker Communications Vice President of Channels and Sales Transformation Lin Fisher will discuss the need for sales managers to protect their time and the time of their sales team, so that everyone can focus maximum time and energy on pursuing activities that will drive revenue. Fisher will appear on the weekly 15-minute segment of the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, May 19, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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May 14th, 2010:  Baker Communications has been chosen as a training partner by the Town of Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada. Baker will deliver customized  Exceptional Customer Service training for town employees of Sylvan Lake. The town was seeking a training partner to improve employees’ personal interaction and communication skills, and selected Baker based on their experience training municipal employees and ability to adapt the program to fit their needs, as well as the reputation established by the work Baker has done with other groups and companies in Alberta.
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May 13th, 2010:  Tyler Dorsey has joined Baker Communications, where he will serve as Senior Director of Client Enablement. Prior to joining the Baker team, Dorsey worked 12 years for Dell, Inc., where he held various sales and sales management positions.
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May 10th, 2010:  Baker Communications CEO and President Walter Rogers will discuss how to recognize and leverage leading indicators to monitor and improve sales rep performance during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, May 12, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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May 8th, 2010:  Paget Alves, President of the Business Markets Group for Sprint Nextel, recently joined Baker CEO Walter Rogers’ weekly segment on CBS Radio. Alves and Rogers discussed best practices for tapping in to the leadership potential of high performing, “maverick” sales performers.
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May 7th, 2010: Griggs & Browne, a major pest control and home services provider for the states of Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts, has requested that Baker Communications present their Exceptional Customer Service training to their customer service department.
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May 5th, 2010:  Baker Communications, Inc. launched its new brand and newly redesigned and upgraded website. In addition to the fresh look, the website has been enhanced to make it easier than ever for customers to navigate, search for products and solutions, and quickly connect with Baker performance improvement specialists who can help them build the solution that meets the needs of their organization.
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May 4th, 2010:  Baker Communications launches two new sales performance workshops geared to help experienced sales professionals leverage their skills to create new opportunities and drive more business in new or existing accounts.
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May 3rd, 2010:  Baker Communications CEO and President Walter Rogers will discuss best practices to help sales managers work effectively with high performing sales reps during times of change to processes and programs during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, May 5, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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May 1st, 2010:  Baker Communications has launched a new app, native on Force.com, that ensures a 100% response rate to all leads within a specific timeframe. The app is called HomeRun!, and it integrates sales and marketing by automating the frequency and delivery of sales and marketing communications to produce higher connect rates and qualified pipeline.
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Apr. 30th, 2010: Baker Communications has announced major steps to extend its global expansion by deploying local resources in Moscow, Shanghai, and Tokyo. In addition, Baker courseware has been translated into Russian, Chinese and Japanese in order to support growing demand for Baker performance improvement and sales enablement programs.
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Apr. 26th, 2010: Baker CEO and President Walter Rogers will discuss strategies to help sales managers coach their team in the day and in the moment during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, April 28, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Apr. 21st, 2010: SBM Atlantia, a world leader in engineering, procurement, construction and installation of complete floating production solutions for the deepwater market, has renewed their partnership with Baker Communications for a wide range of classes.
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Apr. 19th, 2010: Baker CEO and President Walter Rogers will discuss the need for the sales process to be clearly defined but not too complex to be effectively implemented during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, April 21, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Apr. 14th, 2010: Bank of America, one of the world's largest financial institutions, has chosen Baker Communications to deliver Exceptional Presentations training to their regional sales consultants.
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Apr. 12th, 2010: Baker CEO and President Walter Rogers will address the value of sales managers developing and deploying key performance indicators with their teams in order to improve focus and enable coaching strategies, during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, April 14, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Apr. 7th, 2010: Liberty Mutual, one of America’s largest insurance providers, is joining the cutting edge in online training with Baker Communications’ Exceptional Virtual Presentation Skills program.
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Apr. 5th, 2010: Baker CEO and President Walter Rogers will address the need for sales managers to devote more attention and coaching to managing forward pipeline instead of sales forecasting during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, April 7, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Apr. 1st, 2010: One of the world’s foremost producers of cutting-edge consumer technology, Apple Computer, has scheduled Baker Communications to again deliver their Conflict Management workshop as part of Apple’s new manager training program. Apple is a repeat client of Baker’s and has engaged multiple sessions of the custom Conflict Management workshop, which was customized to fit their unique needs; one that would address internal and cultural challenges.
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Mar. 29th, 2010: Baker CEO and President Walter Rogers will address the need for sales managers to implement and follow through with a consistent sales cadenced during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, March 24, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price. This is the fifth installment of Roger’s comprehensive examination of the challenges faced by sales managers in today’s high pressure, hypercompetitive market conditions. The segment airs every Wednesday at 11:35 am CST on CNN 650 Radio.
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Mar. 28th, 2010: Chesapeake Energy Corporation, a major producer of natural gas and the most active driller of new wells in the U.S., has chosen Baker Communications to provide Time Management training and Exceptional Presentations training to its employees. Following great success with employees who attended Baker’s public Exceptional Presentations training workshops, Chesapeake licensed Baker’s presentation training internally and also requested that Baker provide Time Management training to improve employee efficiency and productivity.
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Mar. 21st, 2010: The Florida-based Broward Community College system has selected Baker Communications to provide Time Management training for their IT staff. Broward College sought a training partner with past experience with educational institutions and the ability to customize the program to meet the specific needs of their IT department. Baker Communications met both requirements. Baker’s proven Time Management training curriculum, responsiveness and client-centered approach made them the trainer of choice for Broward College.
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Mar. 17th, 2010: TrainingIndustry.com -- an online Sales Training Learning Community whose vision is to be the most credible, most timely, and most trusted knowledge community focused entirely on strategies, best practices, certification, and emerging trends for Sales Training Learning – has recognized Baker Communications of Houston, Texas as one of the world’s “Top 20 Sales Methodology Training Companies.”
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Mar. 15th, 2010: Baker CEO and President Walter Rogers will address best practices and strategies Sales Managers can use to hire top sales talent during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, March 17, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price. This is the fourth installment of Roger’s comprehensive examination of the challenges faced by sales managers in today’s high pressure, hypercompetitive market conditions. The segment airs every Wednesday at 11:40 am CST on CNN 650 Radio.
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Mar. 14th, 2010: Abaxis, a major supplier of point-of-care blood analysis systems for the medical and veterinary markets, has requested that Baker Communications provide Exceptional Customer Service training to their customer service group. Abaxis has experienced Baker workshops previously and they were happy to return to the industry experts when a new training need became apparent.  Baker’s highly rated Exceptional Customer Service program was selected as an ideal onsite training solution for their customer service representatives.
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Mar. 8th, 2010: Baker CEO Walter Rogers will address issues related to helping Sales Managers understand and work with sales rep culture during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, March 10, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Mar. 7th, 2010: Baker Communications has been chosen as a training partner by the Independent School District of Galveston, Texas. Baker will deliver customized Exceptional Customer Service training for Galveston ISD employees. The school district was seeking a training partner to improve employees’ personal interaction and communication skills, and selected Baker based on their experience training employees of educational institutions, locally based instructors, and experiential workshop design.
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Mar. 3rd, 2010: Baker Communications, headquartered in Houston, Texas, today announced ClearView™ SMB for salesforce.com, the latest addition to its suite of salesforce.com enablement solutions that help sales organizations drive revenue and aggressively retire quota. ClearView™ SMB unlocks the value of salesforce.com for customers in the small and medium business (SMB) space.
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Mar. 1st, 2010: Baker CEO Walter Rogers will discuss the value of refocusing sales manager efforts more on leadership and less on traditional management activities during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program this Wednesday, March 3, on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Feb. 28th, 2010: NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) has requested Exceptional Presentations training from Baker Communications for its department heads. NASA was seeking a highly-regarded training partner with presentations workshop content that focused on structure as well as delivery skills. After a needs assessment with Baker and a review of the Exceptional Presentations training materials, NASA concluded that Baker could provide a training even that would meet their needs and provide their departmental heads with the skills and techniques they needed to make truly exceptional presentations.
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Feb. 23rd, 2010: Baker Communications has announced the development of a new sales team performance enhancement program based on social networking technology. This new program, known as Sales Team 3.0 (ST 3.0), is designed to leverage the capabilities of salesforce.com’s Chatter platform to enhance sales team communication, collaboration, team selling, and sales management cadence.
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Feb. 21st, 2010: Century 21 LLC, franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, has asked Baker Communications to provide customized Exceptional Presentations training for their business consultants and regional trainers.  Century 21 had previously partnered with Baker for presentations training with this group. The company considered the training so successful that they requested that the same workshop be delivered a second time.
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Feb. 15th, 2010: Baker CEO Walter Rogers will discuss the impact on CRM adoption of constantly reinforcing the revenue generating benefits to key users this Wednesday, February 17, during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Feb. 14th, 2010: Micronetics, a major manufacturer of noise sources, noise generators, test equipment, attenuators, phase shifters, high power switches, high power limiters and subassemblies used in a variety of wireless, aerospace and defense applications, has chosen Baker Communications to provide Time Management Training for their engineers. Micronetics wanted to enhance their engineering staff’s time management and organizational skills with proven time management techniques, and were searching for a committed, highly-rated training partner.  They met with Baker representatives, who helped them to assess current time use and identify areas for improvement. Micronetics chose Baker’s Time Management training seminar in the certainty that it would provide their engineers with the skills to better organize their responsibilities and increase their efficiency.
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Feb. 11th, 2010: Baker Communications announced today that they have signed a partnership agreement with Mentor Group, Ltd., to re-sell and deliver Baker’s innovative and highly effective ClearView and RevGen solutions across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Mentor Group, headquartered in the United Kingdom, is one of Europe’s leading professional performance development companies.
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Feb. 9th, 2010: Baker Communications President and CEO Walter Rogers was recently interviewed by Dr. Amy Vanderbilt on TrendPOV, a Webcast focused on tracking and promoting the most effective leading edge trends in business development, sales, and marketing.
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Feb. 8th, 2010:  Baker CEO Walter Rogers will discuss the ways in which effective training strategies can boost the corporate CRM roll-out this Wednesday, February 10, during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Feb. 7th, 2010: TAS, an international designer and manufacturer of modular cooling and energy systems, has requested that Baker Communications deliver customized Exceptional Customer Service training for their IT department. Company representatives audited several sessions of the Exceptional Customer Service workshop to experience Baker’s instructors and customer service training curriculum. They were pleased with Baker’s ability to customize the content of the training course to fit their needs, and requested that Baker deliver a workshop for their IT engineers.
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Feb. 1st, 2010: Baker CEO Walter Rogers will discuss the importance of integrating sales and marketing workstreams into the corporate CRM roll-out this Wednesday, February 3, during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Jan. 28th, 2010: Wood Group, a major international energy services company, has asked that Baker Communications deliver several customized training workshops for various segments of the company. Company representatives had previously attended a Baker open-enrollment workshop and subsequently requested customized training content focusing on front-line management leadership skills.
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Jan. 26th 2010: Baker Communications, recently recognized as one of the top ten sales force automation training companies in the world by TrainingIndustry.com, announced today that the company has achieved another industry leading milestone.
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Jan. 25th 2010: Baker CEO Walter Rogers will discuss the importance of integrating all non customer facing functions into the corporate CRM roll-out this Wednesday, January 27, during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program on CNN 650 with Kevin Price.
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Jan. 18th 2010: Baker CEO Walter Rogers will discuss strategies for increasing CRM user buy-in this Wednesday, January 20, during his weekly 15-minute segment on the popular Price of Business radio program on CNN 650 with Kevin Price. This is the eighth installment of Roger’s comprehensive examination of the challenges faced by companies wanting to leverage their CRM to drive revenue and close more business. The segment airs every Wednesday at 11:40 am CST on CNN 650 Radio.
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Jan. 14th 2010: Premier Manufacturing Support Services has requested that Baker Communications deliver an Exceptional Customer Service training workshop to their customer service agents. In looking for a training partner, Premier MSS requested information from Baker on their customer service courses, and selected the Exceptional Customer Service seminar based on the outlined curriculum. Premier was impressed with Baker’s content and confident that the training needs of their customer service agents would be met.
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Jan. 7th 2010: Crown Agents USA, a branch of an international development company committed to global development and growth, has partnered with Baker Communications for a wide range of classes. They were seeking a training partner with expertise in a wide range of courses that could be customized to target the needs of their project managers and supervisors. Baker was able to work with them to select and customize courses to meet their needs. Crown Agents’ managerial and supervisory staff members will benefit from training in Exceptional Management Skills, Project Management, Time Management, Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Business Writing, Exceptional Presentations and Communications.
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