Archive | May, 2013

May Is Hearing Loss Awareness Month

Parents often think of how best to protect their children. With summer approaching, parents stock up on sunscreen, ensure that their children are wearing helmets when bike riding, and of course, know to “buckle up” whenever they are in a moving vehicle. Hearing protection isn’t on the radar of most parents, yet we live in a noisy […]

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7 Ways to Think About the Future of Green

A lot has been written over the years about sustainability, “green” initiatives and the environmental impact of our design and product choices. These issues will only grow in importance over time, as technology spurs new environmental innovations. So, what does the future hold? Peering into our crystal ball (made of 100% post-consumer recycled material, of course), […]

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Connect With Others When Dining Out

For more than 50 million Americans, just going out to dinner with friends is challenging.  50 million is the number of people who suffer from hearing loss. For those American’s with hearing loss, a simple night out brings anxiety, frustration and a feeling of being disconnected. To make matter worse, our world has become increasingly […]

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Business Chops for Pro AV: Tip #1

It’s a pleasure to be part of the InfoComm All Voices Blog, where I hope to share some of the business and management tips we’ve developed at Stiernberg Consulting. Under the heading “Business Chops for Pro AV,” I’ll focus on planning tactics, competitive intelligence, trends, and business development decisions that optimize sales, profits, and growth of your business. […]

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InfoComm 2013 Preview: Disruptions in Videoconferencing

As I write this, there are just a few weeks to go before InfoComm 2013  in Orlando. The conference is a great opportunity to become educated, network with industry peers and see the latest in AV, collaboration and multimedia technology. This year however, there will be a unique opportunity to see a number of disruptive […]

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