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Maximizing Your SatCom Budget with Your Provider

GlobaFone remains the leader in providing exceptional client care in the Mobile Satellite Solutions (MSS) market. Sure, price is important but how your provider takes care of you is MORE important.  Our focus is on exceptional client care, not just cheap stuff. GlobaFone is your best choice for your Iridium service for these reasons (and […]

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Hurricane Season 2017 Forecast

Hurricanes are a fact of life and we have a recognized annual ‘season’ – June 1 to November 30. For many years, we’ve followed the work for Philip Klotzbach and William Gray from Colorado State University.  William Gray passed away last year and Michael Bell has joined Mr. Klotzbach in the hurricane modeling practice.  This […]

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Blowing Up the ‘Lowest Price is Best’ Myth

If your SatCom provider claims, ‘We have the lowest prices’, odds are they only care about your money.  Why else do they offer the lowest price?  Sure, it may seem like a great deal initially, but when you or your people are immersed in an after-hours emergency, and you call your lowest priced SatCom provider for […]

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What Do They Respect About You?

Respect.  What does it mean to you?  We all understand it, but how do you articulate it?  A quick internet search and I found this definition: A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements Seems about right.  We respect policemen and women, firefighters and military service members […]

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What the Trump Victory Taught Us About Sales

The Presidential campaigns get worse each cycle.  I mean, really, “Oh boy 18 months of political jabbering via the 24-hour, instant broadcast news cycle”.  Said no-one ever.  The constant barrage of ugly commercials, the mud-slinging, The PAC ads (that are accountable to nobody for accuracy) the comments out of context that become oppositional mantras….  Yuck.  […]

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Why Buying at the Lowest Price Costs you the Most

Cheap is for a Reason Anyone who knows me knows my on-going railing against lowest-priced providers in SatCom space and the farce that they are doing their customers any kind of service. I’ve heard story after story about the complete lack of support that a lowest-priced provider offers, including a disaster-response agency whose lowest priced […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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