Better Together

I talk about the concept of partnership a lot, usually within the context of customer service. We want our customers to view us as a partner as opposed to a vendor, or even a service provider. The idea of having a partner moves the relationship past the point of transactional interactions. When customers see us … Continue reading Better Together

Be the Spark

As far back as 577 AD, primitive matches were used to start fires in China. In 1805, Jean Chancel developed the first self-igniting match. His required dipping the match head into sulfuric acid though, and never really caught on. Like so many great ideas, the common friction match was discovered by accident. English chemist John … Continue reading Be the Spark