5 Ways to Conquer the Tyranny of Your Inbox

By Jason Griffing | October 24, 2016

More often than not, the time spent in our inboxes is a distraction from the deep, meaningful work that could actually move the needle in our careers or businesses. So the situation begs a question; how can we manage our email instead of letting our email manage us?

Three Keys to Running a Happy and Healthy Business

By Heather L. Sidorowicz | October 20, 2016

Recently I conducted a very informal survey on Facebook asking friends what their definition of success was. Answers varied from “waking up,” to “working to live versus living to work,” to “achieving goals.” No one mentioned being rich, because we all know, money cannot buy happiness. This leaves the quandary: can you run a happy company and not be entirely profit driven? 

Day and Date: How Much for Video’s Holy Grail?

By John Sciacca | October 20, 2016

Watching first-run, Hollywood movies in your home the day they come out is pretty much the dream of true home theater ownership. But, if you’re a law-abiding citizen, and care anything about quality, then this has remained a dream for most.

The Internet of Sleep

By Schmoid | October 19, 2016

One of the smart home concepts that crosses my consciousness on a regular basis is that of sleep. It is often combined with wearables and other wrist augmentation devices as part of the fitness push within the smartphone and smart home communities. And that is because sleep is part of fitness. Not getting enough sleep can affect your performance, your health, and your attitude. Heck, I’m staying half fit right now by being half asleep while I write this.

Keeping Your Mind Open

By Todd Anthony Puma | October 18, 2016

I used to think of SnapAV as not that different from Monoprice. Mark Feinberg of Home Theater Advisors started buying all of his mounts, HDMI extenders, HDMI cables, racks, and other gear from SnapAV. I thought he was crazy, buying what I thought was direct-to-consumer crap, until he let me know how wrong I was. 

Five Steps to Stay Committed to Improving Your Business

By Brooks Swift | October 13, 2016

We fail to follow through on new business strategies due to lack of accountability. You can have the most brilliant idea for your business, but if you don't hold yourself accountable to follow through on that idea, then it will be gone as quickly as it was devised.

The Power of Adding Sonos to Our Product Mix

By Todd Anthony Puma | October 11, 2016

I can be a little stubborn. I’ve had my closest friend in the industry chirping in my ear about how well Sonos fits into his product mix and how it has allowed him to close more sales, but I just wouldn’t listen.  Sonos was the devil to me and was at the core of what ailed the industry (lower margins, DIY products, etc., etc.). I’ve definitely changed my tune.

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