Can You Do This?

And it’s okay if you can’t — for now. But once your competitors are doing it… For purposes here, don’t get hung up on networked devices and the cloud and Big Data and what it all means (or whether you understand it all). Start by imagining an ideal end state and work backwards. Maybe you sell replacement projector lamps online […]

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Quick Management Tip: Remove Barriers to Performance

Most employees have annoying little things associated with their jobs. Things that they think slow them down, make no sense, or get in their way. You won’t know about them if you don’t ask. Tom Peters called it “Management by Walking Around” or “MBWA”. Since most managers don’t know about these irritants, they don’t realize […]

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Weekly Reading: DOOH and Interactive Doors

Happy holidays from Weekly Reading. I’ll warn you now: It’s the end of a year, therefore, yes, there is a list in this week’s reading. But just one. And no “most intriguing celebrities of the year.” You’re welcome. In the spirit of the holidays and the pending new year, when anything should be possible, some […]

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The 4K Party: All Dressed Up With Nowhere to Go?

With the holidays around the corner, we’re all in a tizzy to get ready for the big reveal. We dress up the house, dress up the table, we dress ourselves in splashes of color. (Which reminds me; head over to Twitter to partake in some #AVsweater fun.) We kick the winter’s dreariness to the curb. We enjoy that Rockwellian […]

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Quick Management Tip: Scenario Planning

If you’re driving at 45 miles per hour and you take your eyes off the road for three seconds then slam on the brakes, your vehicle will travel 377 feet before you stop. A lot can happen in 377 feet when something unanticipated happens.  Like a deer. A long-time client owns a seasonal business operating a tall […]

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