Monthly Archives: January 2013

FCC Chairman Calls for Gigabit Speeds Across US by 2015

The FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, stated on the 18th of January, that he wanted to see gigabit speed broadband services in all 50 states by 2015.  During a meeting of US mayors in Washington DC, Genachowski called on municipal leaders and service providers to deploy Gigabit broadband networks in every state within the next two … Continue reading FCC Chairman Calls for Gigabit Speeds Across US by 2015 »

Six steps to negotiate effectively for your small business

Do you dread negotiating? Do you walk away from the negotiating table feeling that you didn’t get what you wanted or not enough of it?  Running your small business involves negotiating in just about everything you do – hiring someone, working out a contract with a customer or supplier or forming a partnership. Many people … Continue reading Six steps to negotiate effectively for your small business »

How to land the ideal customer for your small business

Many years ago, a recruiter I became friendly with told me that she declined doing business with certain companies. She turned them down because she knew from initial meetings that they never would be satisfied no matter what candidates she presented. Not only would they waste lots of her time; she felt they potentially could … Continue reading How to land the ideal customer for your small business »

The Growing Trends of the Virtual Workplace

Today’s hottest trends change so often they can be hard to define, but some of the hot topics are crowdsourcing, consumerization of IT, mobility, social media, and globalization.  As we grow our tech grows with us.  Some trends fall short and don’t stand the test of time; others become part of our everyday lives.  Integration … Continue reading The Growing Trends of the Virtual Workplace »

Consider the cloud for your small business video conferencing

Among the technology trends impacting small business is the rapid adoption of cloud computing. Small businesses also are implementing video conferencing faster than ever – even faster than large businesses.  It makes sense then that small businesses should consider taking their video conferencing to the clouds. Move to the cloud to cut costs and save … Continue reading Consider the cloud for your small business video conferencing »