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ETM Associates, Inc. (Enterprise Technology Management Associates, Inc.) was incorporated in Delaware in 2001. In 2012 the company changed its name and its focus. Instead of technology and strategic management consulting, as described by these web pages, the newly-named organization, HPL Consortium, Inc. is focused on developing technology tools and processes to help people and groups connect toward Health and Prosperity through Leadership. Check out our new website: and find out what's been happening lately.

   More Speaking Topics

Dr. Rhoads has spoken on a variety of topics over the past twenty years. This is a more complete list of the topics. Return here to see just the most recent topics.

Managing Technology
  • Taking Advantage of the Internet - Without Spending a Fortune
  • Increasing Employee Productivity
  • Knowing WHEN to Buy Technology
  • Technogeek Speak: How to Talk the Language
  • Keeping Your Network Safe and Secure: Without Spending a Fortune
  • What Do They Want? Managing Technical Employees
  • Teaching Technology To Anybody Anywhere: the Secrets of the OPIRT Method
  • So You Just Got a New Computer? Important Facts The Vendors Don't Tell You
  • Maintaining Your PC: Why Following Directions Rarely Works
  • The Cost of Losing Your Computer: How to Decrease the Risk
  • Top Ten Ways Organizations Lose Money On Technology
  • Top Ten Ways Organizations Increase the Bottom Line with Technology
  • The Big Risk: What Your Information Technology People Won't Tell You and Why

Business and Organizational Planning

  • Change: We Know It's Hard. How Do We Do It Anyway?
  • Global Optimization is Bullshit
  • Managing Change in a Volunteer Organization
  • Managing Change in a Church Environment
  • Collaboration Management: Fostering Collaboration and Cooperation in Any Environment
  • The Virtual Organizations: How to Build an Organization Without a Building

Career Management and Women in Business

  • Corporate Games: Mama Never Told Me
  • Finance, Technology, and Women
  • He Said What? Learning To Make It In a Man's World
  • Twenty Percent More Each Year: Managing Your Career
  • Never Enough People: Motivating Volunteers
  • Building Real Teams and Getting Real Results


  • So You Want to Start a Business? Distinguishing the Sharks from the Real Helpers
  • What It Takes: Building a Business from Idea to $
  • How I Turned $4000 into $300,000
  • From Teacher To Business Owner
  • How to Attract Venture Funding

Educational Technology

  • Top Successful Uses of Technology in Education
  • Adaptive Successes: Technology and Special Education
  • What to Do With Computers In the Classroom
  • Technology in Education: What Do You Do When Students Know More Than You Do?


  • Living with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Rebuilding Your Life After MTBI
  • Dealing with the Loss of MTBI
  • Rehabilitation and Taijiquan: Symbiotic Partners to Recovery
  • A Message to the Healthcare Industry: How To Save 12 Billion Dollars a Year
  • Getting and Staying Healthy - Without Spending a Fortune or Alienating Friends
  • The Wide Wide World of Taijiquan
  • Finding My Root
  • Taijiquan and the Web: Symbiotic Growth
  • I Said Relax, Dammit!
  • Opening the Ming Men: The Ten Year Search
  • Stupid Masters Tricks: Drawing the Line between Marketing and Deception
Peace and Personal Growth
  • Pacem In Vita: Establishing Peace in Your Life
  • Living the Life of a Peacemaker in Hoboken
  • The Eye of the Hurricane: How To Keep Your Head While Everyone About You Is Losing Theirs
  • Overcoming Rage: The Path to Personal Peace
  • Going From Introvert to Extrovert in 5 Easy Steps
  • So You Want to Speak in Public?
  • Making the Right Choices for Your Life
  • Becoming Your Authentic Self
  • Life with Purpose
  • Training Your Husband in 10 Easy Steps

Call 484-332-3331 to find out if Dr. Rhoads is available on the date of your event.

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