Tigerpaw Blog

The Power of Belonging to Something Bigger

As many of you know, I am currently serving proudly as the President of the MPSA (Managed Print Services Association).  I don’t get paid to do this, and it’s not the first organization I’ve served.  I am also actively involved with the BTA (Business Technology Association) and CompTIA, have been for as many years as I’ve

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Jun 16, 2020 8:15:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

Setting Up Remote Work Was Hard. Re-Opening The Office Will Be Harder

One of the hardest business challenges brought on by the pandemic has been helping our traditional office staff to work from home. We just weren’t built for remote work. We had to come up with ways to share information that were new. We have been forced to do awkward Zoom meetings (who talks when? Is that a dog I...

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Jun 8, 2020 9:30:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

Post-Pandemic Strategies for Growth Starting TODAY

We’ve all had a tough time of it these last 6 or so weeks as our businesses have been forced to adapt during the pandemic. We’ve had all hands-on deck just to make sure our businesses can survive. Of course, we all look forward to the time when we are on the other side of this nightmare. The question we need to ask...

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May 27, 2020 8:45:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

Looking to Grow Your Small Business? Cashflow is King

When it comes to health of your small business as a technology solution provider, especially during times like the pandemic we are moving through now, almost nothing is as important as positive cashflow. In fact, according to Fundera, USBank says that over 80% of businesses fail because of poor cashflow! By definition,...

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May 22, 2020 11:30:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

Adapting Your Business During the Pandemic

The expression “business as usual” doesn’t have a lot of legs these days. Thanks to the global pandemic, businesses around the world are scrambling to adapt to new business realities. There is not a single industry that hasn’t been forced to change many of the ways they do business to better care for their customers and...

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May 18, 2020 8:30:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

From Russia with Love: The Front-Line Efforts to Keep Us Safe from Rogue Drones

We live in a world that is seeing more and more drones enter our skies. According to the FAA, at last count, there were over 1.5 million registered drones in the United States, and that number is climbing rapidly. The drone market is projected to grow to $129 billion dollars at 56% CAGR according to Grand View Research....

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May 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Work “ON” the Business

If you’re like most businesses around the world right now, and not producing toilet paper, it’s anything but “business as usual.” The daily barrage of COVID-19 updates and mandatory isolation and shutdowns is all a bit much to digest - let alone navigate. According to McKinsey, there will be a sharp fall in consumer and...

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Apr 28, 2020 9:00:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

Managing a Team During the Pandemic? The #1 Question You Need to Ask Your People Right Now

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Apr 23, 2020 8:15:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

Convey Confidence in Person or Online: Tips from a TEDx Speaker

As executives, business owners or sales professionals, no matter what it says on your business card, many of us are now working from home.  Me too.  It’s taking some getting used to.  The upside: Without a commute to eat up a couple of hours a day many of us are spending a lot of time honing our craft.  We might take...

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Apr 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments

Top Secrets to Building A Recurring Revenue Business

Recurring Revenue. You’ve heard about it. You may even dream about it. You know the world is fast moving to this method of billing in nearly every industry you look at. Subscription models are everywhere but nobody is sharing how to do it successfully. That all changes today.

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Apr 10, 2020 8:15:00 AM / Posted by West McDonald / 0 Comments
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