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What I’m Thankful For
It’s Thanksgiving week, so naturally I’m taking stock of the good people and things in my life for which I am very grateful. This of course includes so many aspects of Fuentek and the work we do as a virtual company as well as my life outside of work. Below are just a few of the (mostly work) things I give thanks for this holiday.
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Talking (Virtual) Shop with TrendPOV
This afternoon at 2pm Eastern, TrendPOV will be airing an interview I recently did with Dr. Amy Vanderbilt. Some of you might remember that TrendPOV gave Fuentek a Spotlight Award a year and a half ago. (It’s amazing what a little NPR coverage will generate!) As part of the spotlight interview, Amy and I talked about how Fuentek is structured as a virtual business. TrendPOV is revisiting some of their previous award winners, so Amy and I talked again. Some of the topics we covered in this new interview were:…
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Get What You Pay For When It Comes to Webinars
Your time is precious, right? So when it comes to attending a webinar, you want to get the most out of your time—not to mention the registration fee that your company (or maybe even you yourself) paid. And if the webinar-based training is required for …
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Training from Hundreds of Miles Away: Tips for Webinar Trainers
Having just completed a series of eight webinars to train interns at a major research university about the science and art of technology commercialization, I’ve learned a few things about the challenges of conducting training remotely. Sure, there are …
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Phil Simon Interviews Fuentek for New Book
Technology consultant, author and public speaker Phil Simon recently interviewed me to discuss running a small company, harnessing new technology, and innovation. Simon is the author of Why New Systems Fail and The Next Wave of Technologies. The Fuentek interview will be featured in Simon’s third book, The New Small, due out later this month.
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Impressions from the North Carolina Governor’s Conference for Women
On Tuesday, I had the great privilege of serving as a panelist at the North Carolina Governor’s Conference for Women. I spoke as part of the “How N.C. Women Just Like You Built Multimillion-Dollar Businesses” panel, giving the audience some insight int …
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Virtual Workforce Best Practices and Lessons Learned
Laura Schoppe and I have posted several blog entries recently on the virtues of a virtual organization model, including posts on our recent NPR interview, Flex Options in the Workplace, and the benefits of a virtual team. Laura also wrote an article fo …
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National Attention for Telecommuting and Virtual Companies
A couple of weeks ago, Jack and I had the pleasure of being interviewed by National Public Radio’s Adam Hochberg about running a virtual company. The story ran today, and you can read an overview or listen to it here. Our partners at Balancing Professi …
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Flex Options In The Workplace
In a recent Department of Labor Women’s Bureau teleconference, I had the pleasure of serving as a panelist with Danette Campbell from the U.S. Patent Trademark Office and Shirley Crews Taylor from the Flexible Workplace Initiative (Flexworks) in Housto …
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Virtual teams are a SMART approach to running your organization
You can improve your enterprise’s Success by establishing and Managing a virtual team to enhance your organization’s Agility and increase staff Retention by leveraging modern, low-cost, ubiquitous Technology. Increasingly more enterprise leaders are ac …
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