I can’t take it any longer…I saw another industry advertisement that offered advice on “future proofing” of a specific technology. The inherent nature of the word “future,” does not allow the “proofing” of anything…it’s not here yet. Most people laugh at the nature of fortune tellers, yet we have vendors, consultants, bloggers, and resellers who […]
Human Circuit celebrates its Quinquagenary on November 5th 2016. That’s 50 years as a sustained and successful business. Not many can celebrate that achievement. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics about 50% of all new businesses will fail within the first five years, and only a third will make it 10 years or […]
As Human Circuit (formerly known as Professional Products) readies to celebrate our 50th Anniversary, affectionately labeled as our “Quinquagenary,” there are lessons learned that are worth sharing. And because I am a foodie I’m going to have fun relating them to something everyone can understand: Buffets – Just because there is a buffet with so […]
We were recently asked by Commercial Integrator (CI) magazine to write a brief opinion of where our industry would be in 2021…five years from now. It didn’t take long for our CTO to jump on the opportunity to wax philosophical and process the answer.
We’ve all heard the expression “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” The “Free Lunch” concept comes directly from the 19th century practice of bar/saloon owners of providing a free lunch (usually salty) in exchange of paying for the drink(s) (usually beer). And if you know anything about the bar and restaurant business you […]