Fires, floods, tornados, and pandemics are some of the unexpected events we have experienced in Northern California. Such events can cause downtime, which can lead to lost revenue and reduced profits. In addition, SMBs that fail to recover quickly from disruption face the risk of losing their customers to their competitors.
CEO article by Larry Johnson
I am a firm believer in continual improvement for your career and yourself. However, during this time of uncertainty, we need to give ourselves permission to take our foot off the gas for a while.
The urge to overachieve, even in times of global crisis, reflects America’s always-on work culture.
A new year is a time to reflect, set goals and make changes. The question is, how do you avoid being among the 80% who fail to keep their new year's resolutions? Let's look at two strategies that can help you be one of the elite achievers.
While the New Orleans Saints failed in making it to the Superbowl this year I was impressed by their coach, Sean Payton, and his aggressive mindset in the game against Philadelphia where they were behind. His decisions gave them a victory and got them to the Conference Championship game.
Because it is cost-effective, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a popular choice today among small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) looking to upgrade their phone systems. But before you contact just any VoIP distributor, make sure you are dealing with a respectable and trustworthy one. Here is a checklist of the must-have qualities of a […]
If you’re thinking of transitioning your business to the cloud, consider the security of the platform. While providers would like us to believe that the friendly, fluffy cloud image used to market the service means it is automatically secure, the reality is far different. Just ask one of the nearly seven million Dropbox users who […]
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of vehicles, appliances, and devices embedded with actuators, connectivity, software, electronics, and sensors that allow users to connect and swap data. The business world is steadily changing with the implementation of IoT in the following methods. Improved logistics With IoT sensors, supply chain management and order fulfillment […]
Every computer user must be well-versed in various office programs, including Microsoft Excel. If you only know a few basic commands, you haven’t fully mastered Excel. Here are a few features that can make your life easier. Pie and Sunburst Charts Everyone knows that bombarding stakeholders with endless numbers and decimal points is the wrong […]
Many employees are uncomfortable using two monitors at their desk, so it’s no surprise that dual monitor setups aren’t as popular as single monitor setups. But working with two screens provides ways for employees to work more productively. Here’s a look at some of the main reasons why your employees’ desktops should be upgraded to […]
Well over half of all surveyed internet users utilize Google’s Chrome web browser, and it’s not difficult to see why. The ability to customize your browser via third party apps, extensions, and more makes web surfing a truly personalized experience. Keep on reading to discover the most practical extensions to enhance productivity. Taco The first […]