Indeed! They miss out because they never asked. And if the money isn't there now, but the boss knows the need and sees the benefit they will work toward getting it.

A key piece though is seeing the benefit. Hence the free trial and actual use of same! It's like a lot of things if you just whine about it that doesn't help much. Make your case!

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

On 8/7/2014 7:06 AM, rob@xxxxxxxxx wrote:


There are several times when I've had to tell someone just to ask for
something. They always hear how this is a bad quarter or that is a bad
quarter and they feel they should be doing their part to reduce expenses.
I do not feel that precludes asking for new tools, training, etc. It's to
get the job done. It's their job to ask. Let the management make the
decision as to whether or not they can afford it at this time.

Rob Berendt

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