Category Archives: Consulting

What Goodbye Parties Tell You about a Company

Once I worked for a company that didn’t give goodbye parties. In one of my first weeks, another employee left and I asked my boss, “aren’t we going to do lunch or something to send her off?” The reply was … Continue reading

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Customer Intelligence Double Entendre

The double meaning of customer intelligence. Customer IntelligenceĀ is, essentially, a collection of data that helps companies better understand what customers and/or prospects want, why they buy, what they buy and even, why they leave the store. Companies pay big money … Continue reading

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I should be in pictures

Actually, not really. It’s a teaser title. But I have had a blast writing scripts for these two clients, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and YouBthere, a mobile app firm. Check out the videos if you’re so inclined. WEDC Bio, … Continue reading

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Faster than a speeding bullet. Whaaa?

I happened upon a really great post today in my LinkedIn news feed. ZDnet offered Dion Hinchcliffe’s musings on the speed of technology and the gap between where things are going and where enterprise organizations currently are. It’s a gap … Continue reading

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I may be a millionaire! Twice removed.

Good teaser, non? Oui, oui! I actually don’t really have millionaire prospects, at least not at 8:57 on a Wednesday night. But I do know someone who does…my nephew, Forrest Pando. He is just a few months shy of a … Continue reading

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Do you SoLoMo for your biz?

What is SoLoMo? Have you heard this term? Although my new colleagues at SLM Technology, LLC (or SoLoMo for short) throw this term around several times each day, I’ve found that most business people to whom I talk have never … Continue reading

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What’s your interview style? A case for conversation.

This week, I’ve been interviewing candidates for a graphic artist position for both my consulting company and for a new role/business venture (official details coming soon). Because I’ve been freelancing for several years, it’s been a while since I’ve conducted … Continue reading

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