Category Archives: Business

Be Obsessed or Be Average

I’ve read a bunch of business books over the past six months. All were good and there is value in each. Out of the 5 books I’ve recently read, I found Grant Cardone’s Be Obsessed or Be Average delightfully different. Be Obsessed or Be Average The first thing I noticed about this book is the author’s unapologetic focus… Read More »

5 Things to Know about B2B eCommerce

B2B eCommerce Business-to-business online ordering is poised for significant growth. According to Forrester “the US B2B eCommerce market is worth approximately $829 billion today, and we expect it to reach $1.2 trillion over the next five years”. I’ve implemented many types of B2B ordering systems over the past 15 years. Some were cloud platforms. Some were… Read More »

5 Tips for Achieving Zero Fulfillment Errors

Now that I’m back in the world of order fulfillment, it’s time to write a few articles specific to this industry.  In this article, we’ll look at order fulfillment errors and how to achieve 100% accuracy. First, we need to define ERROR. For most clients, an order error is defined as: sending the wrong item, omitting… Read More »

Your Next BIG Goal

I tend to be extremely goal-oriented, so I can work toward the same goal for years — inching ahead in a persistent and steady way that infuriates instant-gratification type folks. I am happy plugging away at my personal goals, but when working through others we need mechanisms to keep everyone engaged long-term. So, in my new role I asked myself:
How can we set and meet a multi-year goal, while also minimizing the frustration of people who want faster results?

Vision without Execution is Hallucination

Vision without Execution is Hallucination This is one of my favorite quotes. The internet references various sources: Japanese proverb, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford, but the message is clear — ideas alone do nothing. You must also be able to IMPLEMENT those ideas. I’ve studied Strategic Management throughout my decades-long college years and strategy has always been of… Read More »

Handshake B2B Ordering Solution

Handshake Ordering Solutions We’ve been enjoying Handshake’s sales rep ordering solution since 2013. Since then, Handshake has created additional solutions to accommodate a variety of ordering audiences – still catering to business-to-business (B2B). We are now using all three of Handshake’s excellent ordering solutions, which are: Sales rep ordering We implemented Handshake’s sales rep ordering solution first (in 2013).… Read More »