Passwords: How to Easily Make Them Complex

If you haven’t already heard, Yahoo recently announced one of the largest breaches of data ever.  For more information on that, click here to read a great article by CMIT Solutions. What everyone will tell you is “change your passwords immediately!”  But hardly anyone will tell you an easy way to make your passwords complex.  [...]

By |2020-09-02T09:50:06-05:00October 3rd, 2016|Blog, Productivity, Tech Organizing|2 Comments

Organize your business photos for maximum productivity

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but having a thousand pictures with no organization is a disaster and a headache! Unfortunately, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all organization system.  You need to spend a little time deciding what you want from your system. Here are a few questions to get you started: Do you find [...]

Quick & Easy Productivity Shortcuts for your Computer

Most of us spend a huge amount of time in front of the computer. Why not become more productive by saving yourself time maneuvering? Several of my clients were blown away by the following little-known shortcuts: Switch from one open application on your computer to another Windows users: Hold down the Alt key, and [...]

Do you have to use an electronic calendar?

This is a question I get asked by almost every client I work with.  They want to know if I’ll make them “go electronic.”  The answer is that everyone’s needs are different.  The first thing I ask clients is “Do you gravitate towards paper” (for calendars, to-do’s, etc.)  If the answer is decidedly “yes”, then [...]

Work Teams: Email Less, Slack More

Email chains are painful, aren't they? Your inbox is overwhelming, it isn't always clear what you're supposed to respond to and what you can delete, and prioritizing is a nightmare. While you can't eliminate email from your clients, prospects, and vendors, you can make your work team operate entirely outside of your inbox. Enter Slack Slack [...]

Backups – Physical/Hardware

In my last post about backups, we discussed the importance of backing up your data and explored backing up in the cloud. Today, let’s look at your options for backing up using physical hardware. Physical hardware solutions External hard drive Most of these drives connect to your desktop or laptop computer through the universal serial [...]

By |2020-09-02T09:52:55-05:00March 23rd, 2016|Blog, Productivity, Tech Organizing|0 Comments
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