President Obama is pushing billions of dollars of stimulus money into the economy
and software company CEOs (like me) are more than just a little interested in how
they can get a handhold on some of that.

As just one example, $4.5 billion is going to in the direction of smart energy grids.
The CIO of Austin Energy here where I live is certainly doing his part to try to grab
some of that money.

So anyone running a company would be advised to read this article full of tips about how to
get some of that stimulus money.

My favorite advice about hiring salespeople:

Here's a test. Hand that expert a phone, and see if he can get anyone to pick up in Washington.

You can read the complete article here.

Curt Finch is the author of a project management book and lives in Texas.