April 2, 2020

March 2020 Estimated U.S. Unemployment Rate

Current (March 2020) estimated U.S. unemployment… No doubt this is going to be bad. If the final tally is what economists suggest (+30%), we will triple […]
March 20, 2019

Google Drive File Stream Lost & Found Directory – SOLVED

I had one of the most frustrating technology problems today. We regularly deal with very large files. In this case, three 12 – 16 GB video […]
June 12, 2017

A successful company is built on an ambiguous word

Over the past year, Thinker has been in a growth spurt. We’ve added employees to add more services, building on our core competencies. And we’ve moved […]
April 21, 2017

When do you expand? When it’s a need and not a want

I was speaking with an aspiring restauranteur who told me he wanted to eventually have more employees so that he could manage people and he didn’t […]
March 15, 2017

5 key elements for small business websites – some are more key than others

Entrepreneur.com published an instructive article, “5 Key Elements Every Small Business Website Should Have,” and the key elements seemed rather, well, elemental. A powerful home page User-friendly […]
December 29, 2016

Resolve to be more efficient in 2017 – here are some ‘app’ suggestions

To run a small business successfully – to have one that is growing and thriving and not just making enough to pay the utility bills – […]
December 22, 2016

The economic lessons of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’

There are too many Christmas traditions to count, but one tradition for many families is watching Frank Captra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” sometime between Thanksgiving and […]
December 16, 2016

Making sense of millennials

I remember the first time I realized I was now working with a younger generation. Slapshot remains one of my top five favorite movies and a […]
December 12, 2016

Find your passion, change the world

In 1997, when Steve Jobs returned to Apple to rescue the company he had co-founded, he told his demoralized staff that “we believe that people with […]