June 9, 2017

The Art of Networking

What exactly is networking and why spend resources on networking activities?  Seems obvious to me, but then I've spent my entire career networking.   I've been paid to develop networks and introduce people in those networks to the company or companies whom I am representing.  So back to the definition of networking: 'Creating a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it active through regular communication for mutual benefit.’
June 20, 2017

Gratitude and Values

Gratitude - The quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Strange topic I suppose but as I become more ‘experienced’, these things took on greater importance. Which might suggest that somewhere along the way they had slipped down the list, and turns out they had, without me even noticing. Business can at times be a harsh environment in which to maintain gratitude and good values.
September 14, 2017

Impact of Supply and Demand on Oilfield Services

I'm certain we all understand the basic rules of supply and demand: if I'm the only one in town with a certain widget and everyone wants it, I can charge whatever I want. Low supply: high demand. It's also called, 'what the market will bear'. And in our business, any business for that matter, it's great to have what your customers want. Especially if your competition doesn't have what you have or can't do what you do. Sometimes we call that 'fifteen minutes of fame', but again, a story for another day. That is, the rapid growth in technology.
September 14, 2017

Blue River Analytics joins The Leeds Group

The Leeds Group is pleased to announce an agreement has been signed to provide networking, advertising and marketing services for Blue River Analytics, company doing business in Denver, Colorado. Blue River and Leeds Group demonstrate a shared commitment in assisting our customers create more value by optimizing the decision-making processes through improved analytics.