Management

Not something you expect from an IT Services company but helping customers in our world often goes way beyond traditional IT. This is a collection of articles based on discussions we’ve had with customers and helping them through their issues.


Upcoming Webinar: Re-Inspired Networking – How To Network And Become A Magnetic, Irreplaceable Resource Within Your Professional Network.

  • December 3, 2018

Expertise In Business January Webinar Will BarfieldSign up to hear from Will Barfield, President & CEO of Barfield Revenue Consulting, on Tuesday, January 15 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM as he shares how to become a magnetic, irreplaceable resource within your professional network.  Learn how to create an unending flow of connections and referrals by using a three-pronged, strategic approach to personally-rewarding and business-beneficial networking.

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Presenter: Will Barfield, CEO of Barfield Revenue Consulting
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates
Cost: FREE, compliments of Technology Associates

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Manager’s Guide Part 1: Small Business Taxes Preparation Checklist — Employees

  • November 29, 2018

small business taxes preparation checklistIn an ideal world, all businesses have to do to as the year winds to a close is to count their profits and start prepping for their Christmas and New Year parties. But it takes a lot more than that to get your business ready for 2019, which is why we’ve built out our Small Business Taxes Preparation Checklist!

Anyone who is at the helm of a business—no matter what size—knows this isn’t the case at all. As the year winds to a close, you have to take a long, insightful look into where the company actually stands–especially when it comes to your team. And that’s what this manager’s guide for small business taxes preparation is all about — this article is focusing on employee data and documents. 

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A Year-End Checklist For Businesses: 6 Things Entrepreneurs Must Do Before 2019

  • November 18, 2018

year end checklist for businesses

Year end checklist for businesses: Each year, businesses—regardless of size—have to reevaluate how they play the game with a year-end checklist. Whether you’re a multi-billion conglomerate like Apple, who came under fire this year for transparency issues; or a growing startup like Deciem, whose ever-popular skincare line The Ordinary was scrutinized because of their CEO’s erratic behavior on social media, it pays to take stock of where your business currently is, to know where the new year is set to take you.

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Work Life Balance Tips For CEOs: So You Can Actually Enjoy The Holidays

  • November 15, 2018

Work Life Balance Tips For CEOs In 2018This post has useful and very practical work life balance tips for CEOs as well as for the millions of Americans who mark the start of their Holiday season with an online search for “work life balance tips.”

Because chances are you’ve been that person at a party who’s hunched over their smartphone answering work emails while everyone else at the table is using theirs to take selfies.

Don’t be that person anymore (or ever!) by following these work life balance tips for CEOs.  This year, be holiday stress-proof.

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How To Manage Millennials: A Guide For Baby Boomer Managers

  • October 25, 2018

How to Manage Millennials in the WorkplaceHow to manage Millennials? That is the question? Because by 2025, a whopping 75% of the workforce will be made up of Millennials.

This means, in just a few years your office will be in the hands of people that are “the most populous, educated, and diverse generation in American history” but also think that eating Tide pods and putting it online is a good idea. For all of the baby boomers out there, this blog post is for you.

As a manager, are you ready to supervise the generation the Internet most love to hate?

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Webinar Recap: The Patient Organization – Leading With Clarity And Building Loyalty In Your Company

  • October 9, 2018

Patient Organization Recap Walt Brown

Title: The Patient Organization: Leading With Clarity And Building Loyalty In Your Company
Date and Time: WEDNESDAY, October 3, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Presenter: Walt Brown, Full Time Entrepreneurial Operating System® Implementer
Moderator: Eric Hobbs, CEO of Technology Associates

You won’t want to miss this webinar, featuring Walt Brown, as he dives into The Patient Organization; his dynamic approach to eliminate dysfunction within organizations while achieving significant organizational loyalty and improvement. Walt is seven for seven for launching and growing companies. During the last decade, he has helped transform the culture of more than 135 organizations across the country through patience and best-practice exercises.

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Reel To Real Part 2: 5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Use To Get Better Results For Their Company

  • October 4, 2018

movie that inspire leadershipReel To Real: 5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Use To Get Better Results For Their Company (Part 2!)

Movies That Inspire Leadership: Audrey Hepburn famously said, “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” And if you’re a CEO intent to lead your team to achieve better results, everything you need to know, you can learn in an underdog sports story.

Cindy Anderson’s powerful discussion around leadership traits was the catalyst for this fun series.  This is part 2 in our two part segment: Reel To Real, Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills For CEOs. (If you missed Part 1, check it out here!)  Earlier this week we dove into our first two picks on awesome sports-inspired movies that inspire courage and the leader within us all.

If you need permission to binge on some excellent flicks in the name of Leadership Development, here’s your ticket!

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Reel To Real Part 1: 5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Do To Score Better Results For Their Business

  • October 2, 2018

 5 Key Things Every CEO Can Do To Achieve Better Results

5 Movies That Inspire Leadership Skills Every CEO Can Do To Get Better Results For Your Company. (Part 1)

Audrey Hepburn famously said, “Everything I learned I learned from the movies.” And if you’re a CEO intent to on developing your leadership skills to lead your team to achieve better results, everything you need to know, you can learn in an underdog sports story.

So grab some popcorn and your mobile device to take notes, because it’s time to Netflix and lead in part 1 of this 2 part series, Reel To Real: Leadership Skills From The Movies.

If anyone knows how sweet a victory ending is, it’s Thinc Strategy founder, Cindy Anderson.

With more than 20 years of leadership skills management under her belt, she’s helped over 140 local and international clients increase their corporate value with a straightforward and effective strategy – cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset.

In her webinar, Essential Leadership Skills Needed For Long-Term Success she breaks down her game plan on how CEOs can encourage everyone in their organization – including themselves – to develop an entrepreneurial mindset using five key points.

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Problems are the Breakfast of Champions: Cultivating An Entrepreneurial Mindset Throughout Your Team

  • September 18, 2018

Entrepreneurial Mindset Breakfast of championsRunning your own business has more than its fair share of ups and downs. Staff, vendors, customers, competitors – all vying for your time. A ‘normal day’ running your business is stressful enough but add to that the inevitable problems that come about in business and you can easily get discouraged.

The solution? Cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset throughout your organization.

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