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Canadian Author, Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey wrestling a 400 pound Bengal tiger during a special event held in Edmonton, Alberta on his 18th birthday. Stop wrestling with your quest for success, we can help! This collection of wisdom from some very smart folks, when applied, can help you equip and motivate your team to grow and succeed.

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Canadian inspirational business, leadership, and career development author, trainer and motivational keynote speaker, Bob 'Idea Man' Hooey has been letting his creativity flow in written form since the late 1970’s. As he moved into his career in professional speaking, his writing took a different, more idea-rich, helpful focus for his readers.

Bob's innovative ideas, inspirational articles and successful projects have been published in local and national media, North American and international consumer, corporate intranet, association, on-line and trade publications. His motivational columns, writing, and programs have challenged, inspired and entertained thousands of leading edge professionals and their teams to successfully apply his innovative Ideas At Work!

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