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Foundation of Achievement Part IV

On Tuesday, we had our quarterly sales meeting. It is always enjoyable to spend time together with the sales team. I speak to them on the phone every week but having face time and enjoying food together is very...

Foundation of Achievement Part III

Coach continued...as I think through the foundation components on my own, I added one more tonight on the element of Coach. According to Dave Hibbard, a Coach is the much-needed mentor that can transform your skills/Mechanics into something much...

Foundations of Achievement

This has nothing to do with SIP Trunking, the IP Community or even Broadvox. However, it can change the way you approach selling in general. Dave Hibbard's Foundation of Achievement is a discussion on improving the existing sales model...

Four Steps to Belgian Fries and Better Sales

If you read this last week, you know that Broadvox was at the TAG National Convention. Working the event did interrupt my blog. This week I am at VoiceCon and I promised not to let the blog be interrupted....

2009 TAG National Convention...

I have been very busy this week working the convention for TAG (Technology Assurance Group). The usual activity was around booth duty, which can be interesting at times, but the best part of the three days was listening to...

Super Borscht and SUPERCOMM...

The weekend for food was fantastic. In fact, I thought I had today's recipe Saturday morning. I made my version of French Toast and thought it worthy of sharing with you. To date, I have not included a breakfast...

Selling SIP Trunking Online...

It's Friday and today I am to tell you what I know about selling SIP Trunking on the Web. My answer is "I don't know enough yet." Yeah, I know, you waited two days to learn I haven't reached...

Online Advertising of SIP

While most of my blogs have been on IP communications (VoIP/SIP), I have been working on determining the best ways to spend our precious marketing dollars for this year. The challenge given to me has been to spend the...

The Future is When?

I was traveling overseas about two years ago and took a picture of a number of payphones that sat unused. At the time, I wondered how much longer they would exist given the growing penetration of cell phones. This...

VoIP and FoIP

Without fail every time I present to an audience I am confronted with the question, "How do you handle Faxing?" Faxing is the bane of IP Communications. Industry numbers indicate a one-page fax failure rate of around 80% with...

Genachowski and COMPTEL

Well what has been speculated for weeks has finally become official, long time Obama friend and advisor, Julius Genachowski, has been nominated to head the FCC. "He will bring to the job diverse and unparalleled experience in communications and...

The Irish lose but Vegas Wins!

What a weekend for food. Now I promised the Salmon with Vodka Cream Sauce and Fettuccine recipe. So, that is the recipe for the day. However, my wife, Gay, and I had another great meal that I developed as...

VoIP/SIP Trunking Assessment Criteria...

I prepared this last year and discussed it with many VARs. Recently I was asked about it again. So today, I am reissuing the five VoIP/SIP Trunking Assessment Criteria.  Cost: The current economic environment creates an opportunity for SMBs...

Croissant Bread Pudding and Bread for LTE...

I had planned to share a salmon recipe with you today but I made a bread pudding yesterday that was my best yet. I first tried using croissants as the base for bread pudding a few years ago. Using...

What's Relevant?

In writing a blog, I want to share what I experience in the industry and provide a little bit of clarity on subjects that, well, need a bit of clarity. It seems that IP Communications has more various avenues...

Italian Lasagna and an FCC Update

We will get to the Italian Lasagna but first, I missed the mark on Monday. I was so focused on getting my Valentine's Day meal resolved that I missed the announcement of a potential FCC Chairman. Right after I...

VoIP Peering...

I began the week looking at VoIP Peering and this will be the final entry for now on the subject. First, Bilateral versus Multilateral peering. Large service providers prefer bilateral peering so they can maintain control over the amount...

VoIP Peering the key issues...

While it is clear to all involved that peering IP networks will improve services and decrease cost, there remain some key issues to resolve. In order to avoid transport over the PSTN, the large service providers need to participate....

Triple play and Peering...

I spent the weekend enjoying Tex-Mex dishes. They are a guilty pleasure here in Texas. Of course, I do not go to the nearest watering hole to satiate my needs; I rather enjoy making the food at home. And,...

Interconnect, Taxes and Innovation

Today at IT Expo, we had a Service Provider round table. It was interesting to listen to others in this space, some with a focus on enterprises and others consumer markets. While we at Broadvox often discuss issues facing...

Sweeet!

First of all, thanks to all of you that sent me notes regarding my mother's passing. They were greatly appreciated. The trip home was hard as her death was quite a surprise to all of us. However, the funeral...

Mom and Dad Save the World...

Not anymore. I lost my mother on Friday. It was surreal since she was not ill and exercised nearly every day. She experienced a massive heart attack during her morning walk. I was stunned at the lost. She had...

You Mean It's Friday Again...

Some weeks go by so fast I find I need an extra day. This is one of those weeks.  We have more going on at Broadvox than ever before and I need more hours in the day to keep...

Out with the Old and In with the New...

What a day yesterday proved to be.  I did not intend to watch the Inauguration but at 10:35 CT, I realized I was at my computer and all I needed was an internet feed. Within moments, I was watching...

The Broadvox First Quarter Sales Meeting and 2009

This week was both exciting and fun. It is always a pleasure to get our sales team together from across the country to share work experiences, stories, food and fun. This first meeting of 2009 was no different. Even...
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