Category Archives: Bizosphere

Forms Misqueue

So I am attempting to fill out IRS forms 433-A, 656 and 656-A, and part of the way through some of the basics, I open 656-B, which is not a form, but a booklet. However, it incorporates copies of the … Continue reading

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Messy and Fluffy

Rob May has possibly his best post yet, which rang a huge bell with me, on both business and personal levels. Not surprised, mind you, just that it’s cool to see someone come out and say it, reminding me of … Continue reading

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Toil and Trouble

My first reason for blogging this was going to be my exclamation part of the way through: “I didn’t know Hallmark owned Crayola!“ Then I got to the part where Zubbles were mentioned, which clarified my confusion. When I saw … Continue reading

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Crazy Dream

I just remembered that earlier I dreamed that the owner of the law firm that was my company’s main client scheduled a meeting with me to discuss whether it would be viable to have me take back over their IT … Continue reading

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Get a Job

Mining my endless bookmarks under the “blog this” category, here is one from last year, always relevant, Get a Job, Any Job from one of the first bloggers I ever read, Joanne Jacobs. I wish that back in 1988 I’d … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Rules

I am particularly struck by item six out of Ten Entrepreneurship Rules for Building Massive Companies, regarding releasing a first product too late. I had personal experience with that, from the perspective of one of the “release now” partners foiled … Continue reading

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More on the Merger Plus Wireless News Generally

Fear the merger? Don’t fear the merger? Mileage varies! Maybe everybody loses and it’s unthinkable, or maybe the industry overall is so vibrant there’s no need to block it (which we all know has no bearing on whether or not … Continue reading

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Yuck! T-Mobile Swallowed By AT&T

Subject to regulatory approval, of course. I have T-Mobile, and have been known to complain, but that has more to do with having a horrible phone over the past two years. An alleged “BlackBerry,” which sensibly is no longer made, … Continue reading

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Book Writing Question

I’ve had a book idea in mind for a few years, but in part due to the Kindle and 99 cent success stories am newly excited about getting around to it. Thing is, while a business book, it’s true and … Continue reading

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Missing the Point

I work part time for a pretty large company. I’ve been there almost two and a half years, which is forever in terms of their retention, if hardly the longest in my location. It’s a bit like human mortality, in … Continue reading

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Bizosphere

Here’s another post about an associated blog, the concept of these having been explained in the first one. Bizosphere started out as a great idea for a domain name, a takeoff on blogosphere, but of course with an orientation on … Continue reading

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