Website Consolidation

August 14, 2011 Comments Off on Website Consolidation

Website Consolidation, Project Management MHC Info Solutions managed the consolidation of over 30 department and program websites into one main company site. The project involved becoming staff support for finding the staff members contributing to the websites, organizing a culture shift to central control, facilitating team meetings, organizing the bid process for web design and program […]

Special Improvement District

August 14, 2011 Comments Off on Special Improvement District

Special Improvement District, Project Management MHC Info Solutions managed the signature collection process for a homeowners association for the creation of a Special Improvement District within a suburban city. The project involved having 67% of 425 homeowners approve a $5,000+ property assessment by the city for the creation of a $2.1 million brick wall along major […]

Summer Blockbusters and Business Acumen

July 31, 2011 1 comment

Summer is a time to relax and de-stress from the heat of the day (or Washington DC, for that matter). What better way to stay cool and clear the mind than to head to a movie theater. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, seemed a good choice for July. While the movie version […]

Rejection Matters!

May 31, 2011 Comments Off on Rejection Matters!

I just finished a consulting gig weeding through a mountain of proposals for a client’s web design project. I created an applicant spreadsheet, had the client select 10 for second interviews and then five for presentations. I proceeded to create a rejection letter for those not selected. Cut, dried and over – including the client’s […]

Library vs. Internet: Money-backed Power

March 31, 2011 Comments Off on Library vs. Internet: Money-backed Power

Find that library card and ask any librarian to show you what their digital databases can deliver.

Follow-up or Fail

February 26, 2011 Comments Off on Follow-up or Fail

I had the privilege of hosting a dinner party for an international businessman and was taken aback by his comment that America is a horrible place to do business. Deeper conversation clarified that his negative perception arose not from economic woes, but from a lack of follow-through.

The Power of Political Perception

December 31, 2010 Comments Off on The Power of Political Perception

2010 saw an unprecedented amount of false information transform the politcal landscape. This presidential election year brought out the best (worst?) of the manipulative marauders of truth.  You see, these master manipulators know that if you say something enough times in a persuasive manner, people will believe it.   Take for example the Obama administration’s Health Care Reform […]