Global Direct Partners

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Kevin Raulston, Owner

Kansas City, MO 64113

Tel: 816-305-3254

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June 1, 2019

When a commission based compensation plan is called for, consider simplifying the program and adding perquisites to keep high performers reaching.

May 1, 2019

Building a lasting, positive relationship with your customers is critical for business growth.

Without great service you will struggle with maintaining customers and controlling sales team churn. Slow the churn of customers and sales team members and you'll see improved...

April 1, 2019

As an executive, how can you see through the haze of tinted report perspectives, ask good questions, and keep your teams motivated?

March 1, 2019

Financials, also known as the financial statements, are critical to managing a business successfully. We know the four standard financial statement are the 1) Balance Sheet, 2) Profit & Loss/Income Statement, 3) Cash Flow Statement, and 4) Statement of Retained Earning...

February 1, 2019

Below, are a few keys to successful use of KPI's and process controls leading to better execution: Business Plan Execution: Align KPI's and processes with financial reports, specifically, cash flow results. Vendor Contract Execution: Align vendor KPI's with their contr...

January 1, 2019

What you're essentially looking for according to Thiel, is a new idea or product where you can create a virtual monopoly by having the best solution oriented product offered by an excellent company into a market that will deliver enough financial reward to support the...

December 1, 2018

In his book, The Checklist Manifesto, author Atul Gawande applies the simplifying nature of checklists to modern challenges in healthcare

November 1, 2018

Failure is a term we are quick to apply when things don’t end the way we planned. We have all failed to win at a game. Bruised a knee. Put together failed expansion efforts, introduced new products, and run A/B test and neither worked. These are failures.


October 1, 2018

Decisions need to be made every day. Some have minor consequences, like filling up your car with fuel at the BP or Shell station. While decisions about our health, family and work generally have much more significant consequences.

There is no perfect desion-making proce...