Monthly Archives: April 2013

There are two edges to every sword. If you can’t hold it steady, put it away.

Social Media is the universe’s largest double edged sword. Before you pick it up, professionally or personally, remember some basic commandments. Nobody can protect you from yourself. Not really. It’s going to be down to you to make sure you … Continue reading

Posted in business mistakes, business technique, business tools, richard spragg, social media, Staffing, talascend, technical jobs, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

The 3 Reasons Businesses Fail

While the failure of businesses young and old, big and small, is often attributed to a wide array of complex issues, the truth is never complicated. Businesses fail for one or more of three reasons, and understanding them is the … Continue reading

Posted in business, business ethics, business mistakes, business technique, career advice, engineering jobs, talascend, technical jobs, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Is Easyjet customer service appalling, or is it just the right level of service for the money?

So here’s the short version. I went to Milan and Rome with my wife for a few days last week. We stopped in London to see family and then I made my way to Detroit for some business meetings, while … Continue reading

Posted in business, business mistakes, business technique, business tools, engineering, Uncategorized | 8 Comments