Author Archives: Tim Torian, Torian Group, Inc.

About Tim Torian, Torian Group, Inc.

Tim Torian is the owner and president of Torian Group Inc. He was recognized as Entrepreneur of the year for 2008 by the Tulare County EDC. He is a Cisco CCNA and CCAI, and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. He has a BS Degree in Computer Science, and has been working with computers since 1973 (over 35 years). He is a consultant on technology for the Central California Small Business Development Center. He is has taught at College of Sequoias and Cal Poly Extension, and is President of the local Network Admistrators User's group. Tim provides network and design services to clients, and manages the company.

A Meaningful Life

Intentional living is what happens when you “wake up” to your self. Many people go through life in a kind of trance – they never question their own beliefs and habits, and keep doing what comes next. Some wake up … Continue reading

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Business as Service

When I started out in business, I had a bookstore in the Bay Area, selling books and tapes on self development and success. Some of my favorites still include Think and Grow Rich, As A Man Thinketh, and The Richest … Continue reading

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Good books for business owners

Books and resources that were pivotal to my business education.   Besides being good books, they reflect our values and approach to business. Getting Things Done, by David Allen This should be basic training when you start learning. Your mind immediately … Continue reading

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Advice to Beginning Network Engineers

I often get requests from people starting out in the field asking what they should learn, or how they can grow their career.  Here’s my advice. The first part applies to any field, but is not taught in school: Know … Continue reading

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The Learning Organization

All of our assets are in the heads of our staff, and walk out the door every day.  As a company, we are as good as our ability to learn, and to share our skills and knowledge with each other.  … Continue reading

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Testing out WordPress as a blog platform

Just looking around for the best solution for us.  Here’s the free FB gadget to post from your Windows 7 desktop.  Also looking at Windows live writer.  We use DNN for content management, so I might end up with a DNN … Continue reading

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