An open message to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google.

Mr. Pichai, It would seem my private email server has been assigned a less than stellar reputation due to my error (ok, stupidity). The domain/IP address of my server had, for a brief time, an incorrectly configured DKIM record. I send one message to a mailing list of approx. 20,000 names, once a week. About […]

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Dun & Bradstreet – seven years later, still has bad data

Dateline: June 2015 In June of 2015 I wrote a blog titled “Dun & Bradstreet – Would you trust their data?  In that article I discussed all the erroneous information D&B had about me and my associations with different companies. Dateline: April 2022 On April 12th, 2022, I did another search on Corporationwiki. Interesting, how […]

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Internships aren’t what they used to be

I just answered a post on LinkedIn where a young man was bemoaning the results of his unpaid internships.  The issue the internship didn’t meet his goals; it didn’t further his career. That didn’t bothered me, it was the “unpaid” aspect. Internships   According to the US Department of Labor, there is no such thing […]

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Degrees, Licenses and Certifications  Professionalism

Don’t confuse “credentials” with Professionalism   Today more than ever before, everyone is busy adding post nominals to their names.  College degrees, advanced degrees, licenses, and certifications.  Each is allegedly an insight into their competency and professionalism. Unfortunately, college degrees, licenses, and/or certifications are not the same, especially from a  legal sense. They all don’t […]

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Modes of communication

Why offer modes of communication, and then ignore them? Contact Point I needed to find a new Vet and reached out to friends who had pets to see who they used.  One of my friends said to speak with the Pet Vet (fictitious company). So I went to their website and the offered three modes […]

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Guest on CFO-Circle podcast

CFO Circle LIVE Underwritten by High Radius. On April 14thm 2022 I’ll be a guest on the CFO Circle PodCast. Topic covers cash flow and the order cycle. Register today for the free PodCast!

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Good Management does not rely on fear

A Concept Piece   Andrea Koppel, a former CNN Correspondent wrote recently on LinkedIn:  We all wear masks nowadays when we’re inside a coffee shop, a restaurant or a store …but some of us have been wearing masks A whole lot longer. When I was fired from CNN in 2007, I wore a mask and […]

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Cash Flow Best Results

The tale of the 3-legged Stool and Cash Flow   Cash flow is the life blood of your business.  How many times have you heard “We’re profitable, but we have no cash?”   You Can’t Spend Profits So every business needs to do three functions to optimize their Cash Flow model and therefore have the […]

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