Archive for the ‘Increasing Productivity’ Category

Yesterday, I received this open letter from a well known disabled veteran in our community who wishes to remain anonymous, but would like to reach all of us. Please read, like and share his post as we quickly approach Veterans Day where we should honor all Veterans; especially those who continue to struggle… “An Open […]

Are we now ready to “grab the bull” by the horns and solve our energy problems on the local, state and national level? I invite your comments and opinions in this forum on how we can resolve our energy issues and be more independent in the global economy. Al Bagocius LinkedIn @ Blog @      

    “Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.” In business, you can’t manage what you can’t measure Quick Facts Up to 3% of corporate revenues are spent on documents Over 90% of companies are unaware of their actual print costs 35-41% of printers and supplies avoid traditional purchasing approval  Common […] In 2007 we relocated to Jacksonville to prepare for the eventual (2009) relocation of my now 88 year old in-laws who were then living in South Florida to be cared for by my wife & I and her brother and his family. Relocating a business is difficult for the most part but the transition from […]

Greetings All! You may know or be connected to my friend, Carey Hepler. His LinkedIn Profile is @  He’s been in Jacksonville, Florida for 20+ years and used to work at AT&T Universal Card and Blue Cross.  Now he’s working with an interesting, new, and Free survey company called Decision Pilot.  He’s asked me to put […]

Treating your retail employees with respect is an important part of the recipe for a good customer experience The converse is also true… as we found out during a recent HomeGoods visit My wife and I are frequent patrons of the HomeGoods stores and enjoy the whole shopping experience there. During our last visit, we were being helped by a […]

This year I am celebrating 30 years as a Gartner vendor for their marketing and creative services department. “My claim to fame”  is that I am one of the longest running people who have ever served Gartner in spite of my changes in position and companies since 1981. Above is one of our projects-  the  document slip case […]

Honoring & Celebrating 30 years of working together Do you have customers who can be described as “Almost Family?” Here’s Communico, Ltd, a leader in the Customer Service field, one of  my “Almost Family” roster of clients New Book: How To Talk To Customers Create A Great Impression Every Time With MAGIC™ Communico offers customer service training […]

  My LinkedIn by the Numbers {507 First Connections in Jacksonville} {7,240 Fellow Group Members in Jacksonville} {2,696 Total First Connections in the U.S.} {813,734 Total Fellow Group Members in the U.S.} LinkedIn has been a great vehicle for me to grow my business presence- becoming  partners with many of my LinkedIn connections as customers, vendors […]

Looking for some inspiration this Holiday Season? See what Pinecastle is all about Recently, I had the pleasure of taking a tour of Pinecastle with my friend,  Suzanne Bonanfanti, Pinecastle’s business manager, to learn more about how they have been serving the Jacksonville Community for over 50 years. Pinecastle’s mission is to enrich the lives of adults here in Jacksonville […]