Five Lessons from A Non-Flight

I was supposed to visit a business partner in the Bahamas yesterday to finalize a training program I will be delivering in January.  Thanks to a series of errors, I never made it. As our departure time came and went, the Captain announced that a certain maintenance certificate had expired last night at midnight (seven […]

Credibility is all about You!

Credibility is defined by Dictionary.com as, ‘the quality of being believable or worthy of trust.’ Think about the statement: ‘worthy of trust’. What does that actually mean? Before we answer that, let me back up and explain why I am on this vein of thinking. Facebook keeps recommending ‘friends’ for me because we have 4, […]

Who Gets Your Money?

I’m in the market for a new/used truck. I love my current truck – a 2013 Chevy Silverado that I bought used with 300 miles on it – got a great deal, $10,000 off price. I just want to get rid of my payment and drive something that will give me 40,000-50,000 miles. Nothing complicated; […]

Why the Quarter-to-Quarter mentality is killing business

I love business, I admit it. Think about this: Everything in your life, repeat everything is the result of an idea that came to life through some sort of business. Whether product or service, someone had an idea and cultivated it to a state of marketability. Some ideas (Uber, Facebook, Amazon) are better than others […]

Lou Altman on Company Culture

GlobaFone CEO offers words of wisdom on company culture in a Wrike article.  At GlobaFone you are treated as a client, not a customer.  It’s a much higher level of care for you.  Click HERE to read the article.

Company Culture

Lou Altman contributes to a Wrike article on creating company culture.  If you work with GlobaFone, you are a client, not a customer. 

Pigs and Popeye as Decision Points

We’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase ‘putting lipstick on a pig’. It’s still a pig. Popeye used to proclaim, ‘I yam what I yam and that’s all that I yam.’ And in Canada, the practice of ‘spocking’ has emerged with the passing of Leonard Nimoy (Spocking is the practice of drawing Vulcan ears and eyebrows on […]

Resetting the time on your Iridium phone

As part of standard satellite network operations, Iridium periodically resets the Iridium system time count, in a process known as a “re‐epoch”. It consists of a one-time adjustment in Iridium time. Iridium plans to reset the system time on March 3rd, 2015 at 18:00:00 UTC (13:00:00 ET).   After the re-epoch, the time and date on […]

Iridium Satellite Re-Epoch Time Re-set

As part of standard satellite network operations, Iridium periodically resets the Iridium system time count, in a process known as a “re-epoch”. It consists of a one-time adjustment in Iridium time. Iridium plans to reset the system time on March 3rd, 2015 at 18:00:00 UTC. For Iridium satellite phone users, this epoch change on March […]