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James Foxall

James is a recognized leader in the world of business automation, team building, leadership, and rock ‘n’ roll trivia. He prides himself on creating genuine and lasting relationships with our customers and our Tigers. With more than 30 years’ experience in commercial software development, a BS in Management Information Systems, a Masters of Business Administration, and more than a dozen books on technology written (when did he have time for those?) — well, it’s easy to see why our Tiger-in-Chief is a speaker in high demand. He’s given keynote speeches underwater, written rock songs, solved a Rubix cube in 52 seconds, and he even has a Tigerpaw tattoo (but he won’t tell us where it is). A devoted contributor and collaborator, James is a member of the CompTIA Technology Lifecycle Services Executive Council and Entrepreneurs’ Organization. If not in his office filled with TARDIS (TARDISes?), lava lamps, and assorted Sci-Fi and Tigerpaw memorabilia, James can be found with a guitar in his hands or discussing the newest video games with the team. Passionate about company culture and mentorship, James is just as likely to be working on business strategy and vision as he is wearing a Pink Floyd t-shirt and moderating a Star Wars debate in the bullpen.
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Recent Posts

As an Office Equipment Dealer or MPS Provider, who calls the shots for your business? 3 questions you need to ask yourself right now

As an office equipment dealer or managed print services (MPS) provider, you have spent years building a business to be proud of. You’ve called the shots that put you ahead of the competition. You’ve made the decisions that helped you to grow from a lifestyle business to a force to be reckoned with. You’ve weathered all...

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Jun 27, 2019 1:11:00 PM / Posted by James Foxall / 0 Comments

Hiring employees that fit your workplace culture and core values

Once you know your true company core values, every decision you make and every action you take needs to adhere to those core values. Arguably, the most important area to consistently apply your company core values is in your hiring process.

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May 22, 2019 1:41:54 PM / Posted by James Foxall / 0 Comments

Creating authentic company core values that your team will actually care about

Company culture is a topic that is vitally important to every leader running a business or managing a department. Companies with a healthy culture have deeper employee engagement and higher motivation, and they do better at attracting and retaining talent. Oh yeah, and they have a lot more fun while getting lots more...

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Apr 2, 2019 3:23:43 PM / Posted by James Foxall / 0 Comments

5 relationship-based selling techniques for a killer sales presentation

Have you ever been asked to give a presentation about your area of expertise, but not to make it a “sales pitch”? This might have been for a lunch and learn, or perhaps you were asked to present a break-out session at a conference. These can be fruitful business growth opportunities for your company, but giving a...

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Feb 26, 2019 10:13:00 AM / Posted by James Foxall / 0 Comments

Feast your eyes on the all new Tigerpaw UI

 

In 34 years of building and supporting software that automates business and simplifies lives, I’ve learned that the only thing constant is change. While the core functions of running a business remain the same, the details change fast and often.

For example, 34 years ago the idea of real-time pricing with...

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Jun 6, 2018 8:42:00 AM / Posted by James Foxall / 5 Comments

8 essential tips to grow a technology services SMB

This year the technology sector is projected to grow 5 percent, according to CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook. Global spending hit $4.5 trillion in 2017, with the U.S. accounting for $1.5 trillion. As a small- and medium-sized business (SMB) leader, you most certainly want to be a part of that upward trend.

But how can you...

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Apr 11, 2018 1:13:00 PM / Posted by James Foxall / 0 Comments
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