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Stuart Crawford

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Preventing Customer Crankiness - 5 Tips to Prevent Unhappy ..

When you finish a long day at the office and jump in your car, do you expect it to turn on when you turn the key? Of course we do. We live in an always on world where many people including the ..
(September 16, 2008)
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 | Business/Customer-Service | Visitors: 335

The 20 Minute Miracle to Improve Your Client Service

Twenty minutes, that is all it takes to become “a knight in shining armor" in your client's eyes, adding stickiness in all of your business relationships. What do I mean by the twenty minute ..
(June 28, 2008)
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 | Business/Customer-Service | Visitors: 446

Living in a Virtual World? The Virtual Advantage

Where do you see this world in the next five to ten years? How did the last five or ten years play out for you? Like you expected? The world as we know it is constantly changing, new economic factors .
(July 12, 2008)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 395

Four Obsessions Of The Small Business IT Professional

IT Professionals are a strange and unusual bunch. I know I have been one for a number of years, almost 12 years working as an IT Professional in many different lines of work across many different ..
(April 07, 2008)
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 | Business/Small-Business | Visitors: 252

Success Tips To Guide You Through Uncertain Economic Times

Are you excited about what the future has in store for us? Or are you one of those types that chose to run and hide when the hiccups occur? There is a tremendous amount f change occurring in today's ..
(March 04, 2008)
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 | Business/Management | Visitors: 497

Are You Determined To Get Stuff Done?

Determination, one big word that says a lot and is rarely something that happens during the course of business or life in general. Why is this? What stops the average person from getting the ..
(February 18, 2008)
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 | Business/Entrepreneurialism | Visitors: 221

Have You Found Your Purpose?

What is your purpose in life? Is it to write a book? Inspire people? Help others? Leave a lasting legacy? Whatever it turns out to be, you must have a purpose in your life for whatever you are ..
(July 18, 2007)
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 | Business/Entrepreneurialism | Visitors: 203

It's 11 O'clock - Do You Know Where Your Laptop Is?

It happens every day, in every Canadian city big or small, laptop computers vanish from small business and larger corporation at alarming rates. Of course, these notebook computers are not vanishing; .
(June 23, 2007)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 219

Sharing Couldn't Be Easier - How Windows Sharepoint Services ..

Sharing of business data in small business used to be a nice thing to have; however in today’s business environment it is rapidly becoming a necessity in order to compete in the marketplace. ..
(July 03, 2007)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 263

Dealing with Workplace Disappointment

Workplace disappointment is a growing problem in today’s small business IT marketplace, the inability for technicians to deliver quality and timely services to clients due to increasing demands .
(June 15, 2007)
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 | Business | Visitors: 174

When Employees Check Out: Tips To Deal With The "I Am ..

When employees or team members decide it is time to check out and stop focusing on their jobs or their positions within the company, this causes some serious issues within your company. The damage ..
(February 21, 2007)
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 | Business | Visitors: 339

Why Businesses Need to Start Archiving Email Now!

Electronic communications is the standard for many business transactions in today’s small business organization; however, many small businesses still do not have adequate mechanisms for ..
(February 22, 2007)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 324

Daylight Savings Time - It's New Effect on Canadian IT systems

This Sunday, March 11th, Canada and the other parts of the world will prepare not to spring ahead but take a leap forward. Daylight Savings Time will hit us four weeks earlier that what we have been ..
(March 05, 2007)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 335

Small Business Still Running Out to Retail Stores

Small Businesses in Canada are continuously running out to their local retail office store to purchase their computer supplies and accessories for their business. This practice is great for those ..
(April 28, 2007)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 260

Is the Term Managed Services Over Used?

Managed Services – what does that mean? If I am a small business owner, what do managed computer services do for my business? The trend in the small business computer space has been this push ..
(May 05, 2007)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 265

Would It Matter in One Year?

Do you stop and wondering why you did something and then worry about it for hours or days afterwards, resulting in loss of sleep, anxious behavior or a serious hit to your productivity. Human ..
(April 19, 2007)
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 | Self-Improvement | Visitors: 215

I Want to Break Free!

For some reason today the hit song from Queen “I Want to Break Free” rang throughout my mind as I went about my normal day. Not sure why, but in true writer’s fashion there is some ..
(May 06, 2007)
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 | Self-Improvement | Visitors: 195

Are you a NetWeaver or a Networker?

What is one thing you love about networking? Is it getting out and meeting others with the possibility of walking away with a pocketful of great leads? What are some of the things about networking ..
(April 07, 2007)
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 | Business | Visitors: 183

You are no good to anyone dead - Health Tips for the IT ..

When was the last time you took a good hard long look at your overall health? Was it days, weeks, months or even years ago? Do you think that you are an iron man and can persevere through anything? I .
(April 04, 2007)
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 | Health-and-Fitness | Visitors: 222

Are You Getting Sucked Back Out To Sea?

What is stopping you from really getting what you want from your business? This is a question I ask small business computer consulting company owners on a regular basis. Many times business owners ..
(March 27, 2007)
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 | Business | Visitors: 175

Is Perfection Slowing You Down?

Perfection is what everyone is striving to achieve! Well, perhaps the ones still wanting, but not achieving, success. Perfection is a killer in the business world. Perfection is one of the main ..
(March 26, 2007)
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 | Business | Visitors: 161

Push or Pulling Too Hard? Don't Use Up All Your Energy Trying ..

Many small business computer consulting companies share a familiar headache and frustration- how do you motivate or have employees follow the rules of your company? Employees can be using your firm ..
(March 07, 2007)
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 | Business | Visitors: 168

Where are the Instructions?

In life, where are the instructions? Many times we are told we need to “step out of the box" or “out of your comfort zone" to grow. I heard a great line the other day about personal ..
(February 11, 2007)
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