Patty Briguglio Featured in New Book: Teambuilding that Gets Results

President Of MMI Associates, Inc. Shares Techniques With Business Owners And Managers

Raleigh, NC, March 09, 2007 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., is featured in the newly launched book Teambuilding That Gets Results by Linda Eve Diamond and Harriet Diamond. Briguglio is featured in the fourth chapter of the book in which she discusses the importance of relationships and mentoring between employees and upper management. Teambuilding That Gets Results, which was recently released by Sourcebooks, provides secrets of teambuilding success and includes exercises and stories from other successful teambuilders, as well as information on virtual teams.

“I am honored to share my experiences with fellow business owners and managers,” said Briguglio. “Most businesses are moving toward a team environment, and it is important that we know how to effectively build and utilize teams.”

About Patty Briguglio:
Patty Briguglio is President of MMI Associates, Inc. a full-service marketing and public relations firm. Instrumental in founding organizations that benefit women, Briguglio was a founder of the Arizona Women’s Business Enterprise Council (AWBEC) and the Triangle Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), a nonprofit organization whose members are a diverse group of entrepreneurial women presidents who have guided their businesses to generate at least $2 million in gross annual sales or $1 million for a service-based business. She has been active in the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) for more than 10 years, receiving many awards, most recently the NAWBO Rising Star Award and Member of the Year Award. Briguglio was named one of the 25 most influential Women In Business by the Triangle Business Journal. The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) named her the 2005 Small Business Champion of North Carolina. The Office of the Governor recently honored Briguglio with the Old North State award. Briguglio devotes her time to a number of civic and charitable organizations including the Assistance League of Raleigh, the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Pines of Carolina Girl Scout Council, the Hospice of Wake County, and the Triangle Community Foundation (TCF). For more information, please call 919-233-6600 or visit the MMI Associates web site at

About MMI Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service marketing and public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state by Arizona Business Magazine and bizAZ Magazine. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists has recognized MMI as one of the top public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and most recently was named one of the Best Places to Work in the Triangle. For more information, please call 919-233-6600 or visit the Web site at

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