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October 16th, 2017 | Ken Thoreson
Ok, let me confess right off. Brain waves is not my word. Search on it and you will find many references to technical concepts that I have read about for the past 15 years. Recently, I happened to hear a sports talk radio host discuss brain waves in terms of what winning football players must exhibit. - read more
 
Blog Entry
September 19th, 2017 | Ken Thoreson
During the past 12+ days we explored parts of the Western U.S. and drove nearly 1,800 miles. We saw marvelous topography from the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone National Park, several cities in Montana and Wyoming plus we visited Mount Rushmore and the Badlands in South Dakota—it was a great trip. That much time also gave me time to reflect, observe, and think about our world of sales leadership. - read more
 
Video
August 29th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Do you know how big a service ticket backlog you've got? Do you know how to figure that out, or why you should? If you can spare managed services guru Manuel Palachuk 60 seconds, he'll answer those and other questions. - read more
 
Video
August 16th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Do you know who your top 20 clients are by hours consumed, and how they’re performing financially? Give managed services guru Manuel Palachuk one minute of your time, and he’ll explain how to do it and why you should. - read more
 
Blog Entry
August 10th, 2017 | Ken Thoreson
We hear these comments all the time: - read more
 
Video
July 26th, 2017 | ChannelPro
Managed services expert Manuel Palachuk explains how to draw up a list of the technical, financial, and other characteristics you look for in a customer, and why doing so will benefit your business. - read more
 
Video
June 21st, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Your rack rate should be bigger than your effective hourly rate and cost of labor. But how much bigger? Managed services guru Manuel Palachuk has the answer. - read more
 
Video
March 28th, 2017 | Rich Freeman
Hear managed services pioneer Gary Pica explain why breaking an annual business plan into quarterly segments keeps MSPs focused on the right priorities. - read more
 
News
April 21st, 2016 | Rich Freeman
Automated prospecting, rather than cold calls, is the key to building and filling a sales pipeline big enough to generate large volumes of low-margin leads quickly. - read more
 
Article
March 1st, 2013 | Rich Freeman
Tech industry events can be an outstanding source of information and business relationships - if you know the keys to attending like a pro. - read more
 

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