August 30, 2017

CASE STUDY: PRIORITIES

(This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “How do you set priorities?” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 6th.) Mickey had just left the trade show in a taxi (no Uber, he tried). The airport was 25 minutes away. Which airport? Which city?…

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August 30, 2017

CASE STUDY: COMPENSATION

(This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Compensation and Incentives” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 6th.) Christian was confused and a little worried. He sat alone in his conference room after a long day of performance and compensation reviews. He hadn’t felt…

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April 8, 2017

Paysite Meetup: Interview with Paul

  Mitch recently interviewed Paul about the Paysite Meetup… if you haven’t registered go to www.paysitemeetup.com now. Mitch: How did you first hear about the paysite meetup? Paul: Actually we were meeting with the Vendo team in Barcelona to discuss ways of optimizing the service to yield more income. At the end of our meeting…

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March 23, 2017

Why We're Launching Paysite Meetup

We’re launching the new Paysite Meetup in Prague on May 4. www.paysitemeetup.com Why? Paysites want high quality, valuable industry gatherings  Most industries learn and share information at gatherings. Paysite pros can learn and share with each other. They just need the right venue and format. We hope we’re providing it with Paysite Meetup. Paysites want…

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September 14, 2016

VPC Capstone

(This is a capstone bringing together analytics and leadership at the close of the 2016 Vendo Partner Conference.)   We want to share a few thoughts about analytics and leadership as a capstone for the Vendo Partner Conference. A capstone is the last piece you put on an arch. It connects the two sides. We’re…

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September 8, 2016

CASE STUDY: COLLABORATION TOOLS

(This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Collaboration Tools” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 14th.) When it came to his business Buddy had a fear of the unknown. Throw difficult problems at him all day long – throw wrenches in his plans…

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August 24, 2016

Pre-VPC Check In: Collaboration Tools

A year ago at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona I shared my view that when there is a problem in a company it always boils down to communication. That belief drives me to continually experiment with new tools for collaboration and communication. What I found was that a lot of you feel the same…

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August 24, 2016

Case Study: Analytics Teams

(This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Analytical Teams” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Wednesday, September 14th.) Thierry was supposed to be on vacation. He’d spent the day skiing with his family in the Pyrenees. It was Tuesday night at 02:15 in the morning. Or…

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August 12, 2016

Case Study: Analytical Tools

(This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Analytical Tools” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Tuesday, September 13th.) Matt was standing in Times Square looking up. He thought about how many times he’d been there before – through the movies and TV. As a kid…

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August 9, 2016

Case Study: Meetings

(This is a business case study. It will be used to guide discussions during the session: “Meetings” at the Vendo Partner Conference in Barcelona on Tuesday, September 13th.) Sean and Lars were such regulars at Point Market and Cafe that the waiter didn’t even bring them a menu when they sat down. A few minutes later Sean’s…

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