Oh, the channel and its shiny objects. Last week everyone was talking about Office Depot acquiring CompuCom and this week it’s all about Autotask and Datto merging. As much as I hate to admit it, this was the shiny object that caught my attention. The announcement of Autotask and Datto merging to become one HUGE … Continue reading The IT Channel and its shiny objects
Happy SuperBowl Sunday. Today is America's day of over indulging. Trust me, I know from experience. But not anymore, I am on the path of minimalizing my life. Minimalizing my life is not an easy one. There have been some personal struggles like selling my truck last weekend. But once the things are gone the … Continue reading Do you know who your real friends are?
If you read my blog on Monday, you now know that I am making some changes in my life. I like to say that there is no better time than the present to make a change, so I did. The first change is… I sold my truck. That’s right, this last Sunday I sold my … Continue reading I got a new car…it’s an Uber!
Last Friday my country, the United States of America, welcomed Donald Trump as the 45th President. I didn’t vote for him but, because I respect the office of the President of the United States and am a proud American, I am going to respect Mr. Trump as my President. The issue I have is with … Continue reading We are all a bunch of morons!!
This past week I was at the Infratactix office in Madison. I went there, as always, with an agenda. The plan was to see as many of our current clients as possible to review their contracts and sign many to new agreements for 2017, with the proper technology and an upgrade of support services. The … Continue reading Service really does start with the customer
The other day I had a conversation with someone who recently went into business for himself after working for a large global firm for many years. He told me he planned to reach out to his network of contacts he had sold to while working for his former consulting company in order to generate sales … Continue reading Stop selling to your friends; they’re not buying from you!