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With the end of supply chain bottlenecks and inflation increases nowhere in sight, most businesses see price increases as an inevitable outcome. And before taking action, it is an important topic to discuss and dissect. In part 1 of this series, ECS Partner Ajay Joshi covered the building blocks to developing a pricing strategy. Now…

The news that last month’s consumer price index posted its largest monthly increase since 2008 has many businesses concerned. That, against a backdrop of acute supply chain shortages and escalating cost increases (which includes everything from lumber, steel, pulp, plastics) plus a shortage of qualified labor, make our environment an unusual one. As a result,…

Britt Thomas is ECS’s Director of PMO. I’m from the Motor City – born and raised!  Like many from that part of the country, I naturally gravitated towards the automotive sector; that’s where I honed and developed the majority of my engineering and project management skills. Ever since I can remember, I’ve had an interest…

A recent edition of Dave’s World features Francine Harris, a newer member of our team as well as one of our Directors of Marketing. ECS’s Dave Posten engages Francine in some lively discussion about communications. Watch the episode here: Francine spends time talking about the challenges that businesses are having – and will continue to…

I’m told that I started speaking in full sentences (in French by the way) by 18 months. By age 7, my family was convinced that the only logical career path would involve a lot of me talking. (Maybe that explains my stint as a campus telephone operator in college?) But though I didn’t pursue acting,…

 Watch this video with Robert Ferrilli, CEO of Ferrilli, as he explains the value of partnering with ECS and the fractional HR support we provide to the Ferrilli team. Good, solid talent is hard to find. And yes, we realize that is an understatement, especially in our current environment. We talk to many, many…

Welcome to the premiere episode of Dave’s World with ECS Partner Dave Posten! In this episode, Dave introduces this new series and shares that he will discuss topics on the mind of business owners today in our ever-changing world. In coming episodes, Dave will welcome guests and have rapid-fire discussions on a variety of topics…

Michelle recently joined the ECS team. She is an avid believer in giving yourself permission to just trust the journey and embrace all of the things that life has in store – making the title of this series especially apropos for her introduction. Heading In My Own Direction Anyone who has ever met me would…

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If you missed Part 1 of our series, Choosing the Right CRM for Your Business, read it here. In Part 1 of our recent CRM blog series, we congratulated your team for the decision to either look for a new CRM to catapult your business growth, or to upgrade your CRM system to take your…

How can a company best “give back”? It’s a great question and one that many organizations contend with regularly. There are 5K and 10K walks/runs that a group can join, with the benefit of raising awareness and money for a charitable cause. There are many opportunities for employees to get together for a day and…