Author Archives: Stan

Everything to Everyone

Many Technology Reseller Companies try to be all things to all people.  What I mean by that is if a customer asks for it – you sell it.  Companies and the sales people that practice this model of “customer support” … Continue reading

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Layoffs from the Employee Perspective

Over the past few weeks we looked at people in the technology industry that that hide after the year end to avoid change or layoffs (and work) and we also looked at layoffs from the employer perspective. Today we take … Continue reading

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Layoffs from the Employer Perspective – Only the Strong Survive

Last week we talked about those with their head in the sand or hiding to avoid change or even layoffs.  This week it’s a little more serious as we are going to talk about some of the challenges around layoffs … Continue reading

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Exit the Sandman

Is it safe?  Are we all back to work now? Seems like schools have started as the giant yellow transports are roaming the streets with regularity once again.  It’s a strange time in technology during July and August as so … Continue reading

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Healthcare Communication Breakdown (Part 1)

I have had the same Family Physician for 25 plus years.  Like changing your bank, it is a painful process to change your physician.  I like my doctor.  He is intelligent, conservative, and has a dry wit about him.  I … Continue reading

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Do what you can – Hesitation blues

Why do you hesitate? For me, (I tell myself) I want it to be right.  But deeper, I know its more a form of procrastination or sometimes not knowing what to do or fear of screwing up. I have had … Continue reading

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You can’t take it with you

I like to use song lyrics to make points in my blog and sometimes my references are a bit strange.  I do it for fun. In this post its at the end and a bit of a stretch. Knowledge@Wharton is … Continue reading

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SELLING TO HIGHER EDUCATION—Just Another Brick in The Wall?

The famous song lyrics of Pink Floyd claims, “We don’t need no education.  All in all it’s just another brick in the wall.” However, in reality, we all do need an education, and within higher education levels at colleges and … Continue reading

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Gain – it’s not just a laundry detergent

I have been feeling negligent.  To myself, to the technology industry and more.  I have not written a blog post in a few weeks and I feel negligent about it. March disappeared very quickly for me and I am sure … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror – for Owners and Solopreneurs

Business owners know the importance of recruiting capable staff and providing the employees with the training and tools necessary to do their jobs. Further they understand that to ensure employees are performing to expectations they conduct annual reviews of the … Continue reading

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