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The Introverts Guide to Connecting

We cant all be talkative charmers. Some of us are better suited for keeping our thoughts to ourselves and our heads down while we get to work. But if you have great ideas, you need to be sharing them, or you could be the next to go at your company.

Power of Suggestion

WHEN YOU THINK ABOUT WIRELESS services: retail, Web and operator come to mind. It doesnt seem like systems integrators and VARs would play a role in how businesses buy wireless, but thats not really true. According to business decision makers, channel partners do play a role, an important one, in wireless decision making. It seems […]

Good Ethics Must Become Priority for Renewal in Our Industry

Posted: 3/2003 Good Ethics Must Become Priority for Renewal in Our Industry By Wayne M. Thomas, D.B.A. I sat in disbelief at George Gilder’s Telecosm conference as our speaker, the CFO from WorldCom Inc., speculated about how WorldCom would right itself from bankruptcy. They "restated" $9 billion in revenue and were newly separated from their […]

Under the Influence

Posted: 3/2003 Under the Influence An editorial cartoon by Leo Cullum in the New Yorker shows an executive speaking to company shareholders. He says, "I want each of you on the way home tonight to stop, look up, ponder the heavens and consider how insignificant our second-quarter loss really is." The bit was published in […]

Trading Desk: Sphera Influence: Metro Carrier Backs Virtual Trading Hub

Posted: 11/2001 Trading Desk Sphera Influence: Metro Carrier Backs Virtual Trading Hub By Josh Long and Khali Henderson Executives at metropolitan carrier Sphera Optical Networks Inc. say they are executing a plan, the MetroHub Initiative, to put the “virtual pooling point” concept into practice.Their goal is to overcome end-point connectivity at the metro level, which […]

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