What Gets Measured Gets Done

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There are apps for almost everything. Some wonderful. Others less so. Several of the apps play to the recently created insecurity in us all – the strange desire to get “Likes.” These apps are designed to make you strive to boosts the number of approvals your posts receive. Which begs the question: Who cares? Are…

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Planning for 100 Years of Change


A couple of months from now, Rocket IT will be 19 years old. As that anniversary approaches, I’ve found myself thinking more and more about our legacy. No, not legacy. Legacy is the wrong word. The future. I’ve been thinking more and more about the future of Rocket IT. One thing that is certain is…

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Reality Check on Leadership

Do you subscribe to the idea that specific actions produce specific results? If so, where do you look when you’re not getting the results you want? Are you quick to point the finger at someone else? After attending a training session about the effective use of KPIs and dashboards, a member of our sales team…

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Take Your Monkey with You

This monkey hangs on the inside of my office door as a simple reminder to team members that stop by to visit. Please don’t leave YOUR monkey on MY desk.  In other words, feel free to come talk to me if you want to discuss ways to handle a problem you’ve uncovered. But don’t come…

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