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Doug Peters

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Doug Peters has 25 years of experience in training, teambuilding, and organizational development. He has excellent communications and facilitation skills. He is a dynamic, high energy, and entertaining presenter. He has extensive experience in team training including 3M's Management Development Program where he was part of a team that delivered this program to every manager and executive over a ten-year period.

Subject Matter Expertise

Doug has subject matter expertise in a wide range of people skills!

Personal Effectiveness

  • Understanding Differences
  • Personality and Style
  • Versatility in Behaviors
  • Eliminating Self-Defeating Behaviors

Interpersonal Effectiveness

  • Building Work Relationships
  • Maintaining and Enhancing Self-Esteem
  • Self-Disclosure
  • Trust
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Feedback
  • Constructive Criticism

Team Effectiveness

  • Stages of Team Development
  • Team Leadership
  • Team Life Cycle Management
  • Team Building

Organizational Effectiveness

  • Defining, Analyzing, and Changing Organizational Culture
  • Defining, Analyzing, and Changing Organizational Infrastructure


  • Performance Management
  • Performance Improvement
  • Integrated Performance Strategies

Self Assessment Instruments

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Fundamental Interpersonal Relationship Orientation — Behaviors
  • Personal Profile System
  • Thomas-Kilman Conflict Mode

Training Delivery Experience

Doug has delivered a wide variety of content to organizational levels, from production employees to executives!

  • 3M Management Development Program
  • Supervisory Development
  • Management Development
  • Executive Development
  • Stages of Team Development
  • Leading Teams
  • Teamwork in a Matrix Organization
  • Teambuilding for Managers
  • Process Flow Analysis
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Performance Management
  • Job Instruction Training
  • Coaching
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Time Management
  • Productive Conflict
  • Train-the-Trainer
  • Creative Risk-Taking
  • Situational Leadership
  • Management by Objectives
  • Process Flow Analysis


Doug has worked with a wide range of companies in terms of size and industry!

  • 3M
  • Kodak
  • McNeil Consumer
  • SC Johnson Wax
  • AT&T
  • Onvoy Telecom
  • PPL Telcom
  • Green Giant
  • Hutchinson Technology Inc.
  • Drackett
  • Pillsbury
  • Ciprico
  • Northwest National Life
  • Medisys
  • American Can
  • Pickwick International
  • IRD Glass
  • Kraft
  • Perkin-Elmer
  • Parker Hannifin

Major Presentations

Doug has delivered major presentations to international audiences!

  • International PDMA Convention — 2007: Team Launch System
  • National ASTD Convention — 2004: The Performance Equation: The formula for dramatic and sustainable performanc
  • American Production & Inventory Control Society — 1992: Self-Directed Work Teams
  • American Production & Inventory Control Society —1990: "Developing High Performance Teams
  • National ASTD Convention —1988: Turf Wars — The Organization Strikes Back
  • International Food Technologist Association — 1987: Organizational Boundary Crossing — Power, Influence and Group Dynamics
  • International Pre-Press Association —1989: Turf Wars — The Concern for Cross-Functional Training


  • Team Launch System. Tool Book3, Product Development & Management Association 2007
  • The Performance Equation — The Formula for Dramatic and Sustainable Performance. Performance Improvement, Volume 33, Number 10, Nov/Dec. 2004. International Society for Performance Improvement
  • From Experience: Action Teams That Work. Journal of Innovative Management 1994; 11:95-104 Bob Hershock, Charlie Cowman & Douglas Peters
  • Competitiveness, Increasing Teamwork Across Organizational Boundaries. The Prepress Bulletin, January/February, 1990
  • Power, Influence and Group Dynamics. Food Technology, November 1987
  • Directory of Training and Development Instrumentation: University Assoc. 1985, How Instruments Help Meet Changing Training Needs.; Training Magazine, November 1982

Doug's wide range of experience makes him an extremely versatile trainer. From the Board Room to the Shop Floor he can adapt his style to his audience. His experience with a wide range of companies allows him to quickly determine what is culturally appropriate for your organization. He can deliver your programs or custom design a single program or an entire curriculum from his subject matter expertise.