God is really blessing me with reviews of my book.  Just posted a new review on my website. www.thehourglassprinciple.com

Also, there is a new review that has been posted on Amazon.


Missed the live event discussing The Hourglass Principle – catch the replay  – http://instantteleseminar.com/?eventid=8564817


Hosted by

Sales and Marketing Guru John Dipietro.  John is a world class speaker and marketer based in the Boston area.  Here you can learn sales and marketing techniques to build your business.

You will enjoy this interesting teleseminar with author RAY KELLY, author of  THE HOURGLASS PRINCPLE.  Ray tells us how to inject morality into every business decision we make.

Here is the link to the event.


In this teleseminar you can learn:

What is the Hourglass Principle?

What is the acronym HOUR?

Why it is important to manage the middle of the business relationship.

How to help others be successful.

Plus so much more!

Forward to anyone that might benefit from this event!

Return Here on Friday, August 7th at 10:00am Eastern
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Welcome to our conversation with author RAY KELLY III. This man is so bold that even has the guts to say that you should consider the moral implications in every business transaction and even goes so far as to say that Christian values have relevance today.

Listen to this great event,then send it on to your friends, business associates and even those that have decided NOT to do business with you.

Ray Kelly hits a home run with The Hourglass Principle! He

gives an insightful outlook to clear, smart principles of selling

successfully in a God-honoring way.”

Joe Champion – Senior Pastor, Celebration Church, Georgetown, TX.

“Thank you for your book, which included so many principles I

believe in and practical stories and suggestions for sales

leaders.  As you said in the conclusion, the book and the

principles included are for life and not just sales.

From time to time, I get asked about books in this area and may point to your book.  Thanks for the good read!”

David “Skip” Prichard – President and CEO, Ingram Content Group, Inc. (Ingram Books)

“Need advice in marketing/sales?Find out if you’re confident, or
arrogant. Read ‘The Hourglass Principle’ by Ray Kelly.  Wise
man. Great words. July 28,2009

The Hourglass Principle by Ray Kelly III ~ My favorite line “Doers rarely fail”. Best advice: sales require a delicate balancing act. Good read.  July 11, 2009″

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The Hourglass Principle provides keys on how to be a better

sales person and a better person period! In this book Ray Kelly

gives techniques on how to move forward in your business while

avoiding costly, professional mistakes.”

Paul Mason – Associate Pastor, Celebration Church, Georgetown, TX.

“A reputation takes a lifetime to build and a minute to destroy.
Ray has identified what it takes to walk with discipline and
integrity down the path of a successful sales career. Having
worked with him personally I have seen first hand how he applies
his principles in real life. This book is a refreshing must read for
any sales person who wants to reinforce their sales discipline and
to remind themselves of the importance integrity plays in their
own life, and career.”

Matt Cannard – Vice President Marketing, Widevine Technologies

Host Herman Bailey’s interview Author Ray Kelly III will air July 1 at 9:00 AM CT and 4:00 PM CT on Dish Network 276 and Direct TV 376.

Watch online via webcast – http://www.ctnonline.com/webcast


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Check out all the stations.



Integrity themed Christian Jewelry offered in concert with The Hourglass Principle book

Published on June 26, 2009

by Ray Kelly III



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Silver Cuff with The Hourglass Principle

Author Ray Kelly III and Metalsmith and Jewelry Artist DeAnna Cochran have partnered to promote and create the “Integrity” line of fine jewelry from DeAnna Cochran Jewelry.  This exciting line of integrity jewelry is an extension of the artist’s Faith Collection.  The “Integrity” collection is teamed with the author’s book, The Hourglass Principle.  Together they serve as a continual reminder to maintain your integrity in sales and in life.

“DeAnna Cochran Jewelry is the ideal partner for the book, The Hourglass Principle,” said Author Ray Kelly III.  “DeAnna’s Jewelry for a Cause will assist readers in their quest to maintain their integrity by serving as a visual reminder to think before they act.”  A special bundle is available for purchase that combines the book with the jewelry.

DeAnna Cochran Jewelry is “green”, unique and customizable.  “I am excited to be joining together with Ray Kelly to promote integrity through the custom pieces created,” stated Metalsmith DeAnna Cochran, “in these trouble times integrity is a cause worth remembering.”

Visit Ray Kelly at the International Christian Retail Show at the Denver Convention Center July 13-14, 2009 booth #1948.  Both the book and pieces of the jewelry will be on display.

The new product bundle can be viewed and purchased at http://shop.raykellyconsulting.com

About DeAnna Cochran Jewelry
DeAnna Cochran (www.deannacochranjewelry.com) is known for her focus on “making a difference” with her work.  Her collections are dedicated to children’s stories with sales benefiting their causes. She is also a “conscious” artist. DeAnna Cochran™ is committed to a “green” business and jewelry line to further reduce her footprint on the environment.  She continues to educate regarding her “green” approach as an Artist and he work to make a difference in other’s lives.

To view samples of the Artist’s collection and the list of current retailers visit www.deannacochranjewelry.com.

About Ray Kelly Consulting

Ray Kelly Consulting provides coaching to sales professionals and sales managers worldwide about the enormous benefit of being able to successfully manage the middle of any sale without sacrificing their integrity. For more information about this book, including the ability to have Ray Kelly speak to your corporate sales team, men’s group or church service about the concepts discussed in The Hourglass Principle, please visit www.raykellyconsulting.com/Contact_Us.html

The Hourglass Principle is now available from these on-line retailers.






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DeAnna Cochran Jewelry
DeAnna Cochran
Tel: (214) 334-6461

Ray Kelly Consulting
Ray Kelly
Tel: (214) 432-5519