Author Archives: Rob

Dark vs Light

Best to get this out the way before I start; every now and then I feel compelled to write something that is bugging me in one way or another. Sometimes, its about society while others its something deep; this one’s … Continue reading

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Epson printer issues after windows update

We had a client yesterday who still uses dot matrix printers for delivery notes, invoices etc. Anyway, they were not able to print to any of the Epson LQ590 printers. The job would be sent to the printer but it … Continue reading

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The beauty of doing nothing

Burnout

When I think back to being a kid it was really easy to sit around and do nothing; not a care in the world, in fact I’d never even heard the word “stress”. I can remember days, back when I … Continue reading

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Same thing cheaper….

Same thing cheaper!

If you’re in business then you will have had this conversation with a client at some point during your time. That said, you may well of had this conversation with a supplier at some point but when is the same thing … Continue reading

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The emotion bank

It’s just over a year since I opened up to the world (well those that are interested) that I suffer from depression. Opening up to the greater audience was daunting but something that I needed to do. The worry was that mental illness … Continue reading

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Low hanging fruit

Customer Loyalty

I was listening to the radio this morning when I heard an advert come over the radio, the type that you hear all the time. The type that we are bombarded with every day through the press, radio, TV, Internet, social … Continue reading

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Some days….

“Some days you’re the pigeon and some days you’re the statue” This week has been a challenge, there are more defined (blunt) ways of putting it but that wouldn’t be in keeping with a positive attitude; it has been a … Continue reading

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Importance of being a little crazy

This month will see me pass a “life landmark” as I hit 40. The old saying goes that it “all downhill from 40” so it got me thinking about these things. In the last “almost” 40 years my life has changed … Continue reading

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Guide to stratospheric success

Success

Confession time; the title of this post was a bit of a white lie…….sorry. But please bear with me…… First thing to get out of the way is that this post is also not about the Go-Giver which is an amazing … Continue reading

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Living for the weekend

Burnout

One of the things that we like to do at work with our clients is to have periodic business reviews. For some clients this is quarterly while for others it is done every 6 months. The idea behind this is … Continue reading

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