Speaker introduction for Ed Rigsbee,
Rigsbee, is frequently called the "bottom line speaker with a heart!"
He is the President
of Rigsbee Research and is a nationally recognized
expert on strategic alliances and organizational strategy. He has authored three
successful books on collaboration:
With more than 1,500 published articles to his credit, Ed is a
regular contributor to business, trade and professional publications throughout
North America. Ed
has been an adjunct professor for both the Universities of California at Santa
Barbara and California Lutheran University. In the mid-1990s, he has served as a trainer
for the Dun & Bradstreet Foundation, delivering full-day seminars across the USA. Edís
natural gift is the ability to quickly synthesize information, cut through the
unnecessary garbage, and deliver timely valuable insight.
Ed has real-world experience
too--yes he does! His work experience ranges from
washing cars, sweeping floors, and cleaning restrooms--to retail
management, distribution sales & management, and owning a
manufacturers representative firm. Today, Ed consults with organizations
of all sizes on business growth through strategic alliances, strategic
marketing, and organizational strategy.
his speaking, writing and consulting activities, Ed enjoys snow skiing and scuba diving. Ed has been an active member of the National Speakers
Association since 1988 and holds the Certified Speaking Professional
designation. Ed and his wife Regina have two
sons, Ryan and Jonathan. They have been happily married (well, most of the time)
since 1974. Ed is also the executive director of an IRS recognized 501 (c) (3) public
charity that is committed to fun, wisdom, philanthropy and cigar
smoking. Ask him about it after today's program.
By now, you are probably
does this mean to me?"
Heís got some great ideas on how we can
collaborate to build our businesses and do better in our personal lives.
Ed will help us to elevate
our business relationships and connections from Ordinary to Extraordinary! Letís give Ed a warm
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