Fall Back

Phone systems have been changing, evolving, and helping businesses become more cost-efficient through the use of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology. Phone systems from yesteryear, once mammoth configurations of steel mounted in the corner of a dungeon-like bunker hidden in the back of office buildings, have been replaced with sleek, aerodynamic equipment about the size of a router that fits in a standard rack in your well-groomed, well-ventilated IT closet.

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Tom McTee
Spring Forward

This is an interesting time of year.  Someone, somewhere, decided it is better to sacrifice an hour of sleep in order to enjoy an extra hour of daylight. Most people I talk to dread this day.  Conversations abound with, ‘Why can’t we just leave it the way it is!’ or, ‘I don’t care which - just pick one and stick with it!’ Twitter polls reveal a similar sentiment.  Why are we doing this, anyway?

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Tom McTee
Achieve Your Top 3 Goals for 2019

The means to achieve your goals may not lie in the traditional and social media campaign you have planned for the year. As compelling as your new product has been through the beta-test phase, that may not be the answer either.  Actually, the secret to success is not as sexy as a new Lamborghini.  It’s more like a dependable old mini-van. 

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Tom McTee
Ghosts

In the fourth quarter of yet another banner year, a successful business owner is visited by three spirits. Although profits are up, personal spirits are at an all-time low.  Holiday cheer is in the air, decorations adorn cubicles, but the mood is, well….dour.  The clock strikes midnight and the visitations begin. One by one, the business owner wrestles with a ghost from the past; one from the present, and a foreboding spirit from the future.  Sound familiar?

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Tom McTee
The Little Things

It is amazing how the phrase rolls off our tongues in a manner that emphasizes the inherent truth of the statement. ‘It’s the little things that count.’  We say it like we mean it but then our actions don’t follow suit.  It just doesn’t make sense.

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Tom McTee
Thank You, Paul

The news reverberated around the Northwest quickly. Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, owner of the Portland Trailblazers and the Seattle Seahawks, and billionaire philanthropist has lost his battle with non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma on Monday. He was 65 years old.

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Tom McTee