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Arkansas Author: Maxie Carpenter

By: 18 November 2010 One Comment

Maxie Carpenter is a well-known business consultant in this state who has decades of experience that he now shares with groups, businesses and individuals. According to his website, Carpenter “is an independent consultant and advisor. He was formerly vice president of the People & Training/Development Divisions for Wal-Mart Stores, retiring in January 2000, after a 27-year career.  As president of MVC Advisory Resource, Inc, founded shortly after his retirement, Carpenter brings an experiential corporate perspective to individuals and organizations across the country, assisting them with process management.”

Here’s what he had to say:

Name: Maxie Carpenter

Location: Northwest Arkansas

Occupation: Independent Consultant

Title of Book: I Didn’t Ask You to Dance! I Asked You to Talk!: A common-sense, humorous, sometimes spiritual approach to communication in a world obsessed with political correctness!

Publisher: Oakhill Press (

Target audience: Business managers, corporate executives, board members, HR professionals, church leaders and non-profit leaders

Tell us about your book, what’s it about?

It’s about that rare leadership ability to really listen to what people are saying in order to identify and understand what they’re not saying.

Where is the book available to purchase?

Direct from or various online booksellers (such as
as an example).

What inspires you to write?

An inner voice that responds to significant or profound interactions between people on a daily basis

About: Jamie Smith:
Experienced reporter who is now an entrepreneur. Jamie's Notebook offers writing services including press releases, corporate blogging and feature writing.

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