HTG Peer Groups Blog
The HTG peer group experience is a unique forum for technology industry resellers who are serious about implementing a model for success in their own businesses through sharing and collaboration of best practices.
Recent blog posts
Today we begin the HTG peer group meetings for 5 of our groups - first time we have done things this way in a common setting. We will have some interaction over lunch and dinner and connect people more deeply. HTG is all about community. The peer movement is the recognition that everyone has something to give of value to the group. What HTG does is enable that to happen. Our goal is to build these communities of 12 partners and allow them to live their lives and businesses together. None of us is as smart as all of us together. No one person has all the answers, in fact not anywhere close to all the answers. So it is a strong competitive advantage to be in community with your peers. ... Continue reading
My buddy Stuart Crawford writes in his morning blog today about the leadership triangle. It has been a while since I read, studied and taught the lessons on leadership that are brought to light by Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges in their book "Lead Like Jesus". I taught their material to several groups a couple years ago and found it to be very valuable and so very true. Our church has hosted their simulcast a couple times and they have announced the event for the fall of 2008 to be held on October 17 and broadcast all over the country. I would encourage you to mark that day and try to join a simulcast somewhere in your region. Ken Blanchard teaches much about the concept of servant leade... Continue reading
SMB Summit is next week, so I hope you will be joining us in Dallas for that event. But if you are unable and are looking for educational opportunities, you might check out the ICCA (Independent Computer Consultants Association) conference in Washington DC on June 6 - 8. I will be speaking there on a panel at 4 PM on June 6 with Stuart Crawford, Matt Makowicz, Karl Palachuk and Erick Simpson. Poor Dave Sobel has been tasked with trying to moderate the 5 of us. We will be talking about successful habits that make a successful consulting business. On Saturday and Sunday there are a couple full days of content and these four plus many others will be delivering their wisdom. I won't be spe... Continue reading
I wanted to update those in HTG with some information on the upcoming HTGALL session in Dallas next week. We will meet on Saturday evening from 6-8 PM in the Mandalay room. We will hear from a half dozen key vendor partners about their HTG specific offerings, and Connectwise has stepped up to be our sponsor for the evening in terms of providing our food and drink needs. There will be some open space discussion on three topics as well that evening which should give us some great interaction. We will spend a portion of the evening with members of the HTG online groups as we discuss those topics.Mark you calendar for Houston and our HTGALL event there as well. We will be meeting at the Hol... Continue reading