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Worst Case Scenario

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jul 24, 2019 6:00:00 PM

Disclaimer: The article below is not an invitation to vent or unload your frustrations at your leadership team. The article below is a conversation about having the courage to provide difficult but necessary feedback to your leaders if there are opportunities for your organization to improve. Don’t take the conversation below as a license to simply say whatever comes to mind whenever you feel like it. Feedback is healthy when it is constructive and benefits everyone involved.

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Topics: strength, success

Influence versus Control: Know the Difference

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jun 19, 2019 3:30:00 PM

In your professional and personal life, there are things you can influence and there are things outside of your direct control. Many people experience a lot of frustration in life because they believe they can control more things than they truly are able to control.

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Topics: Leadership

"Don't worry, we can do that too."

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jun 7, 2019 2:26:10 PM

Beware when a salesperson tells you, “We can do that too.”

In the business technology industry like many others, “we can do that too” is a very easy statement to make, but rarely is it ever true. General statements and vague generalities are big red flags.

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Topics: service

Term Rental versus Leasing

Posted by Ronnie Hay on May 30, 2019 5:00:00 AM

What does your business technology acquisition strategy look like? When you purchase equipment from most providers, you sign on to a traditional leasing model. Most agreements range in length from 36 to 72 months with very limited flexibility.

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Topics: Office Efficiency, Print Standardization, work-life

Achieve your Dreams by living within your Means

Posted by Ronnie Hay on May 16, 2019 5:00:00 AM
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Topics: Productivity, Wellness, Career, Office Life, work-life, Self Improvement

UBEO Business Services names regional president: Largest independent dealer in Texas looks eastward

Posted by Ronnie Hay on May 7, 2019 9:30:00 AM

AUSTIN, Texas—UBEO Business Services—a premier provider of printer, copier and document management solutions—has named a respected veteran of the office equipment industry as its northeast region president. James J. Morrissey, who has worked throughout the eastern U.S., will focus on the northeast region and be based in Connecticut.

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Topics: Professionalism, Career, Leadership

Managing Printers is a Waste of Your IT team's time

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Mar 27, 2019 2:00:00 PM

IT has a big job. Not only are they responsible for ensuring your organization has the technology backbone needed to operate well, but they are also responsible for the security of your organization. Healthcare is especially challenging with regulation and compliance added in.

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Topics: Quality IT Support, Professionalism, Printer, Office Efficiency, Healthcare

How Well Does Your Cash Flow?

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Feb 27, 2019 2:00:00 PM

 

Cash Flow is king. In no other industry is this truer than in the Healthcare industry. One of the biggest challenges healthcare providers face is cash-flow.

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Topics: Productivity, Office Efficiency, Business Technology Assessment, Work-flow, Healthcare, cost control

Legacy Data Migration

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Jan 24, 2019 4:06:51 PM

 

 

Many healthcare organizations are challenged when it comes to legacy data. The organization wants to move into a different ERM system, but the costs can be prohibitive. Many organizations have already moved to another platform but still have to maintain the old system for existing patient records. This can be a problem.

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Topics: Healthcare, Legacy Migration

Preparation, Perseverance & Patience

Posted by Ronnie Hay on Dec 19, 2018 2:52:31 PM

I listen to a lot of podcasts. I especially enjoy listening to interview shows with business leaders. One thing I find funny about these shows is that the interviewers tend to ask very similar questions. The responses from leaders end up sounding like a stump speech. The way these success stories are framed can make it seem as if their success was somehow pre-ordained.

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Topics: Leadership, Self Improvement