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Derek Wood
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  • Golden, CO
  • United States
  • Guest Check Inc.
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"Be sure to watch the upcoming start of Hotel Impossible, THIS MONDAY, on the Travel Channel. Details below: http://ning.it/TvYuDE"
Nov 29, 2012

Profile Information

Title
Founder/CEO
Company
Guest Check Inc.
Website
http://www.theguestcheck.com
What best describes my company
Not Applicable
Interests
Consulting, Networking
Personal Quote
Be the change that you want to see in the world. -Gandi
Years in the Industry
22

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SERVICE DISCONNECT!!

SERVICE DISCONNECT!!



No, not the kind where your utilities are turned off….but the other kind, like the one we receive from both the advertisements of today, as well as in the actual act of being a consumer. Before my kids even had their Halloween costumes picked out, we were seeing and hearing signs of the upcoming Holiday season. With that come the ads…seemingly the same ones over and over for jewels, the best sales, opening at midnight, opening at 4am (these of course are mingled… Continue

Posted on December 2, 2009 at 2:42pm

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At 11:13am on October 30, 2009, Dan Smith said…
Hi Derek,
Good luck.
At 6:30am on October 29, 2009,
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Derek Wood
said…
Hi Derek,

Welcome to FohBoh! We are the leading social-business network for the global restaurant industry and growing fast. Thanks for joining.

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