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About the Author
Sarah Gerdes is the Founder and CEO of Business Marketing Group, Inc. (BMG) and is credited with establishing outsourced partner development as a category for consulting services and products. Sarah grew this niche by first consulting to small businesses, then Fortune 500 firms such as Microsoft, Sony, American Express and IBM, as Sarah's methods proved valid for companies of all sizes. Over the next four years, companies in over forty five industries had achieved partner success using Sarah's methods, leading to profiles in the prominent business publications including Fortune Magazine, Inc. Magazine, The Economist, Entrepreneur Magazine, and speaking at leading academic institutions such as Harvard and MIT. Sarah's work in public, private and non-profit sector partnerships led to providing counsel to the US, Ireland and Canadian economic development groups, and supplying expert commentary business programming such as NRP and CBS covering business growth topics. In 2001, Sarah wrote Navigating the Partnership Maze: Creating Alliances that Work (McGraw-Hill 2002). It was noted as the "best book on partnerships" by Software CEO Magazine and "required reading" by PBS Moneyhunt. Since 2002, Sarah has continued consulting for high-growth businesses and has written adult contemporary fiction and time travel adventure for young adults. www.bmginc.com, and www.thesuccessfulconsultant.com.