Category Archives: Strategic Planning

How to Make the Best Use of Your Networking Time

When you’re the head of a growing company, it’s important to make efficient use of your time. It seems like there’s a hundred tasks on your to-do list every day, each more urgent than the last, and somehow on top … Continue reading

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Time for that promotion?

We all know there are things we’re good at — and things that we are not.  Some of us try to get better at the things that need improvement and others surround ourselves with those complementary experts.  Both are good … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts About Compatibility

Among all the questions that you have to ask yourself when developing a new technology product, perhaps none is so important as the question of compatibility. In its essence, it boils down to one decision: will you try to be … Continue reading

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Selfies

Back in the day, when we wanted a group picture, we asked “a stranger” to take a picture of us.  Today we have the selfie — It’s a good backup plan, but sometimes I wonder if it might be getting … Continue reading

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Empower Your Team to Bring Your Vision to Life

As your technology company grows, it can begin to feel bogged-down by processes, and by lack of communication between your various teams. When this happens, it’s important to go back to your initial vision for your company and examine how … Continue reading

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Easy Money

The other day I saw a $20 bill on the street.  I swept it up in one graceful, natural movement and immediately felt guilty.  Who lost the money?  As I discreetly looked around, I noticed this guy moving with a … Continue reading

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Back to School

It’s that time of the year again, when the change in weather starts to make us think of school – the good, the bad, and the ugly.  It’s also a great time to reflect on what we’ve learned in the … Continue reading

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Nothing is constant but change … and yet …

They say it takes an organization 2 years to change its culture and that’s only if everyone in the organization wants to change.  Now think about it.  How many people actually like change?  I don’t know many who do, which … Continue reading

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A Sanity Check

I recently retraced my steps for 15 minutes, looking for a hair clip that was still on my head — no joke.  During my search, I walked by a number of people who tried to help me find the clip, … Continue reading

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Value-Added Services add Value to YOUR Business

In technology firms, it is easy for the sales team to provide the bare minimum of service to customers. The extra effort to go above standard calls and faxes can go a long way for your business, though. Your sales … Continue reading

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