Hello and welcome to Stuart Selbst.com. This is my blog site where I will be posting about life, travel, business and well, just my thoughts. I sure hope that you as a reader will enjoy and engage with me and share your thoughts as we go along. All the best, Stu
**WARNING** This is a long post, if you don’t have a lot of time, bookmark it and come back. You will certainly want to read it all. 2016 is coming to an end and what a year it has been. It was certainly a year of some great self-revelation and personal growth for me. I … Continue reading 2016, oh what a year it has been…
I am pleased to share with you, the press release about my new job. Vorex, A Leader in Cloud-based PSA Solutions, Expands Management Team; Stuart Selbst Joins as New Chief Operations Officer Contributes Rich Experience in IT, MSP, Executive-Level Business Coaching and Consulting DALLAS, September 04, 2014 – Vorex, a leader in cloud-based comprehensive professional … Continue reading Stuart Selbst joins PSA company Vorex as COO
As with all good things that come to an end, I am officially announcing the end of operations for Stuart Selbst Consulting LLC. For the last 5 years of having this company, I have worked and consulted with both MSPs and VARs and have enjoyed many great successes. Naturally, this comes with some sadness but … Continue reading That’s All Folks!
As a business consultant to Manage Service Providers, I often help my clients build a cloud offering to sell to their customers. The first thing I tell them is, “the cloud is for everyone, but not for everything.” Sometimes when I say this I get that “deer in the headlights” look from them. I then … Continue reading The cloud is for everyone, but not for everything
A few years ago I had a very public falling out with Stuart Crawford of Ulistic although I can’t honestly remember why. A couple months ago Stuart reached out to talk to me. After that initial conversation and the many that followed, we have been able to put our differences behind us. So much so, … Continue reading Life is too short to hold a grudge
Back when I was a young boy my father, who was a career salesman, had a tie clip that read YCDBSOYA. YCDBSOYA means “YOU CAN’T DO BUSINESS SITTING ON YOUR ASS”. For those of you who know or have met my Dad, you know that he has a personality that is bigger than life. Dad … Continue reading Breaking the Ice
A few weeks ago I asked the MSPs I work with what are the most important features on their current PSA tool. I also asked them what other features they would like and how many they currently using. The responses were not surprising because I know that many MSPs using the feature rich PSA tools … Continue reading What do you expect from your PSA tool?
For a long time I have been telling Managed IT Service Providers to sell telecom services. Some listen, some don’t. Many of the partners I currently work with sell some type of telecom services through their local cable or telecom partners. What happens when those solutions aren’t good enough? Trust me, this happens more often … Continue reading Serious about the cloud? Get serious about telecom.
I read, hear and see a handful of so called IT industry leaders bashing the need for business coaching. There are many business coaches like me in the industry helping a lot of MSPs succeed. So why do these leaders need to take jabs at those who are actually helping their clients sell more of … Continue reading Why bash business coaching for MSPs?