The three P’s of Assessing Talent: Process, Purpose and Preparation Lore and literature have long used a crystal ball to predict the future. By simply gazing into the crystal ball, a clear picture of the future will present itself. It makes for a great story but less so for a step in the hiring process.
In the words of an industry expert – QBRs are like underwear: they are never one-size-fits-all! Thanks to Steve Riat, attendees at this years’ Smarketing event will forever associate underwear and QBRs.
Solar Industry Update The solar industry has survived and even thrived throughout the pandemic. New home solar installations, measured by their power capacity, are expected to grow 7% this year despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association and Wood Mackenzie, a research and consulting firm. Wood Mackenzie expects strong growth over the next five years. From a portfolio growth perspective, our clients have experienced growth year over year with some reporting record growth in 2020. The “lease/ppa” clients have “survived” while the “loan” clients have thrived. The Energy Act of 2020 extended the Production Tax Credit and Investment Tax Credit, creating a new level of optimism heading into 2021.
Takeaways from the CEO of Service Leadership on Self-Financing Client Projects Earlier in Q4, GreatAmerica teamed up with Paul Dippell of Service Leadership to present a two-part webinar series addressing how Managed Service Providers (MSPs) can minimize financial risk and maximize profitability during an economic downturn. Both Part 1 and Part 2 also provided tremendous insight from a fellow MSP who has successfully implemented Hardware as a Rental (HaaR) with the help of Service Leadership and GreatAmerica.
There is no doubt that 2020 was a year of change and adaptation. However, the goal of our blog remained unchanged: to generate relevant content with information that helps you make strategic decisions for your business. This year challenged us all in many ways, but it also created many opportunities to grow, learn, and evolve. As we prepare for a new year, we reviewed the blogs that you sought out the most during 2020. In 2021, we'll continue to answer your questions and provide industry insights to help you succeed.