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Phil La Duke

Phil La Duke

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Iconoclast

About Phil La Duke

Phil La Duke is a man who pulls no punches. His off-beat and unique style has made him a popular, if not controversial, speaker & writer with more than 350 works in print, most recently his book, Lone Gunman: Rewriting the Handbook On Workplace Violence Prevention. Follow Phil on Twitter @philladuke

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Ready For Anything

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Hiring

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Ready For Anything

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Communication

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Make yourself look better in print and sound better in person.
Negotiating

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Ready For Anything

Worker Safety Is an Entrepreneurial Imperative

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