Business Builder Doug Friesen Hits Amazon Best-Seller List With “Stand Apart”

Delta, BC, Canada – April 8, 2014 Doug Friesen, also known as “The SAVA Guy”, recently joined best-selling author and marketing expert, Dan Kennedy, along with a select group of the world’s leading experts to co-write the book titled, Stand Apart: Stand Out Strategies from Today's Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals to Help You Achieve Health, Wealth, & Success. The book was released on January 16, 2014 by CelebrityPress™ - a leading business book publisher.

CelebrityPress™ describes the book: “The people who stand apart in the New Economy are not the ‘same old, same old.’ Stand Apart is a compilation of practical advice from authors all around the world. You can read for yourself the way that the Celebrity Experts® in this book, led by Dan Kennedy, stand apart. These are people who willingly share their knowledge and will guide and coach you to success in their fields. They have accomplished their goals and…stand apart!” Doug Friesen contributed a chapter titled “The 3 Fundamentals For Getting On Base - In the Game of Business.”

On the day of release, Stand Apart reached best-seller status in four categories - reaching as high as #2 in the “Direct Marketing” category.  The book also reached best-seller status in the following categories: “Sales and Selling,” “Marketing” and “Entrepreneurship.”

Doug Friesen, also known as “The SAVA Guy”, is a successful entrepreneur and business builder. He is a visionary expert driven to keep his eye on the target and has an exceptional ability to provide effective solutions to get over, around or through the challenges along the way.

Doug has effectively built multiple businesses from scratch turning each of them into multi-million dollar companies. In the truest form of entrepreneurship Doug has built some companies with very little start-up funding and found creative ways to get from zero to millions!

His newest venture, “The Sava Guys” allows Doug to bring his expertise to companies looking for improved Self-Awareness, clearer Vision and a plan for Action. Passionate about supporting the entrepreneur to grow their businesses and prosper; Doug is dedicated to the SAVA process. With the SAVA process recognized as the true 3 Fundamentals of business, Doug is a pioneer in simplifying the success process.

After such a successful release, Doug Friesen will be recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists.

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The royalties from this project will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes.

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Through years of working with entrepreneurs, business owners and corporations Doug has developed the SAVA process through hands-on experience. “I continually see business owners wondering why their company isn’t growing or moving in the direction they want it to and why they are not making the income they desire”, says The SAVA Guy.

Doug has performed many SWOT analysis’ on businesses and been afforded the opportunity to look into many companies to see their inner structure. Through these opportunities it became clear to Doug that the 3 Fundamentals are required before anything else.

The SAVA process will:

Improve your Self-Awareness, (and that of your Team).

Determine a crystal clear Vision for your company, (and you personally).

Create the road map and determine the Action required getting there.

The SAVA process will elucidate:

the role of the business owner and the other teammates

the marketing that is required to support the vision,

the operations that are required to reach the vision. 

Doug is a man of integrity and lives by a set of unwavering core values. The SAVA Guy has even assisted churches in developing their vision! He is a family man married for 30 years, with 3 children and 3 grandchildren. As founder, CEO and President of TAK Logistics Inc, Doug brought his 3 children, one sister and a nephew into the company. His supportive approach to life is summarized in his “why”, “to enthusiastically serve with heart and soul to create a higher standard”.

Doug is an example of work hard, play hard. He is an accomplished vocalist, musician, writer and performer. Doug even applies the SAVA process to his personal life and comments, “I see the SAVA process also as a life application”. The SAVA process will enhance your personal relationships, make your family stronger and allow you to enjoy life to its full potential!

About Celebrity Press™:

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