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Colin Berkshire

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Colin Berkshire
Colin Berkshire is a highly technical HR executive in the Pulp and Paper Industry. Colin has an engineering and voice background, and is currently on assignment in Asia. NOTE: Colin does not respond to comments, and does not Tweet.

Spirit of Service

I worked for and deeply admired the old Bell System. There was an obsession with quality and with service. Every...

My New Home

Gone is the wall phone. My wife and I are building a new home. It’s a second home for us....

Pre-800 Toll Free

Do you know that during the early planning of toll-free (inbound paid) service there was no notion of using the...

Tele-Lights

In 1982~1983 I had the pleasure of sitting in the next cubicle over from one of the people who refined...

The Bell System

The Bell System was an amazing organization. They were able to respond to disasters in emergencies in a highly coordinated...

T-Mobile Gets Tech

Verizon thinks 5G is going to allow people to connect their lightbulbs and toasters to the internet. They think this...

Local-Tel

Just out of curiosity I went to the local teleco’s website to see what a landline would cost for my...

Corruption-Tel

I have long condemned credit card companies because they profit on credit card fraud. They collect 3% fees from retailers...