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Paul Hirsch

Category Archives: Business Practices

A little Verizon Rant

(If you want to skip the background story, hit ctrl-F and search for “the punchline” – it’ll take you past the setup) So, earlier this week, I broke my cell phone. It was Monday night, and I accidentally dropped it off a counter in my kitchen. This shouldn’t be a big deal – I was […]

The $1,200 mistake: what I learned about assumptions

A few days ago, I nearly made a $1,200 mistake. I made an assumption and an overinvestment in my own pride which almost ruined a solid client relationship and an ongoing maintenance contract. I narrowly avoided slitting my own throat, and I publicly offer this example to others as a lesson in how assumptions can […]