Company Man

Last week marked the end of Access-Ability Consultants, Inc’s (AAC) 4th year in business. Jim and I started out in January of 2008 after being fired by an asshole (to read about our last employer and all the items leading up to us being fired, look at my archives in January – May of 2008) and […]

Overruling the President, Publisher and Owner.

Pretending to cry on the witness stand: $42,000 Offering to settle for minuscule amounts “to avoid embarrassing Jim in front of his family”: $19,000 Attempting to make profit on a newsletter after years of failure and studies saying it can’t be done: $100,000 Watching you lose this case in front of your employees: PRICELESS The […]

Hypothetical Math

So the two Principals of the firm both billed out (each) $350,000 annuallyThe top architect, under the Principals billed out about $250,000 annuallyThen approximately (by the rest of the staff) about $142,000 annuallyand add in consultants billings are about $101,000 annuallyBringing a grand total of billed amounts to clients at $1,200,000 roughly You have annual […]

Micromanagement – The Finer Details

Micromanagement was evident when I was just the office AA, but both the Office Manager and I were brand new so I assumed it would go away. I was wrong. One particular event that comes to mind was in January of 2007. I was preparing to send out the newsletters to 300 or so people. […]