The Art of Starting Over

When a meeting or conversation gets off to a rocky start, whether tense words are exchanged or you just dont seem to be connecting, its time to push the reset button. Andrew Sobel, author of “Power Questions,” reveals the phrase that can turn it all around.

PAETEC CEO: ‘We Need to Work Better Together’

“We need to work better together,” said Arunas Chesonis, CEO of PAETEC Communications Inc., in his keynote yesterday, addressing an audience of competitive providers. “We are just a small part of the telecom universe,” he said. “We should do more work together. …We are not each other’s real competition.” Chesonis, who has been in the […]

Get the Scoop on VarTec’s Transformation

If you are interested in finding out more about VarTec’s transformation into Excel Telecommunications, you can find out more on Channel Partners LIVE! Web radio show today at 4 p.m. (see story). John Davis, Excels director of channel sales, will be our guest and promises to share insights into the company’s past year and its […]

Don’t Keep Your Head in the Sand!

If you are in the channel and you are not taking the time to understand the current regulatory environment or more importantly, the pending regulatory environment, you are doing your company a disservice. There are many issues that are being debated in Congress, the FCC and the state PUCs that, ultimately, will impact the way […]

May the (Sales) Force Be with You

Posted: 9/2003 May the (Sales) Force Be with You 1996 is a pivotal year in telecom not only for the passage of the Telecom Act that governs competitive markets, but also because it marked the debut of PHONE+s exclusive event for indirect sales organizations, now called the Channel Partners Conference & Expo. Its formation was […]

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