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 […]

As Rosanne Rosannadanna Used to Say….

Yes that’s my tribute to Saturday Night Live (a week late) so next week look for an Oscars reference. If you remember the glory days of SNL, when they used semi-foul language and off-color jokes, you remember Rosanne Rosannadanna and what she and her mother used to say: ‘If it’s not one thing it’s another’.   […]

Lou Altman on Entrpreneurship

GlobaFone CEO Lou Altman was recently quoted for an online article, ’30 Start Up Founders Share Their Entrepreneurship Advice’. His advice? Become the leader in one aspect of your industry.  Read the Article HERE

The Funny Thing about Winter

If you are anywhere in the northeast, you probably want to hit me for suggesting there is anything remotely funny about this winter. 80 inches of snow, below zero temperatures, the wind, the MBTA problems in Boston… Enough you say – bring on Spring!!! Yeah, yeah, we’ll get there. In the meantime since we are […]