Archive for the ‘Insights’ Category

Video IS Pervasive!

Do you see what I see? Visuals, especially moving visuals, are superlative in educating, training, influencing, and evoking emotions. It’s awfully easy now to use video when the camera you need and the software processing is in your pocket and at your fingertips with your smartphone.

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What Type of Business Are You Running?

What type of business are you running or working in? A non-profit, hobby, retirement side business, lifestyle, service support, growth oriented or mature? The time commitment, monetary, and non-monetary rewards are different today and tomorrow.

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Don’t Be So Formal. Let’s Be Social.

Formals are often extravagant affairs with costly gowns and tuxedos. Socials are much more relaxed and often involve sharing food people have made themselves. Social media has some of that same sharing aspect, but for your business you should be formal in using social media to get results, not just have fun. Measure its ROI.

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I Don’t Care—Not One IoTa, But Many BACK from the EDGE

I’m amazed at what I am learning about business and transportation by observing my 14-month-old grandson. . . . I’ve learned the importance of positive motivation and correcting bad behavior. I’ve learned that we are wired from birth—it’s all about identifying everything, keeping information on everything, moving everything faster, better, cheaper from . . .

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Raising Cain If You Are Able

I’m taking a bit of license with the famous story from the Bible (Cain and Abel). It’s of biblical proportions for business that you need to raise money to be able to survive and grow. . . . There are at least, 8 value builders they consider, weigh, and balance in putting a dollar number on your business. To learn more, . . .

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Culture and Disruption

Ford suffered a breakdown in one of the 7 forces this month and recently looked at revising the 7 elements of its culture. 7 is a recurring number everywhere.

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Big Data Pays for Itself

Everyone is talking about big data, deep learning, IoT, and more. What’s the GAME plan for big data? I mean, how are you going to Grow And Make Earnings with all that data. How do you turn Data into Information to make an informed Decision so that you can look back and say you DID it.

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Focus vs. Chaos

Increase the value of your company by choosing to put your energy into focus rather than letting entropy drive you toward chaos. Should you sell more stuff to parents or be the best nanny service to two-earner, high net worth couples in Manhattan?

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The Eyes Have It! Seeing Is Believing.

Seeing must be the most significant sense we have. Machines are doing everything they can to see us. Are you using machine vision to maximum benefit in your business? Let me tell you how I see it and see if you get what I mean.

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Where Are You Going 2?

Value is subjective, but gets turned into hard dollars when investors put their money in. Whether it’s an Angel Investor, Venture Capitalist, Private Equity, or an everyday person investing in stocks/bonds/mutual funds, there is a value put on the current and future prospects of a company. How do you assign value? Industry growth? Company Sales? Company Profits? It all depends, doesn’t it? Let’s look more closely.

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