Proactive IT Support on Display

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The lack of proactive IT support is a very consistent reason that people give for considering an alternative to their current IT support provider.  It’s also a clear sign that cyber security is a likely issue as well. I’m often told, “I just thought my provider was looking out for this stuff.”  And the prospect’s  frustration is justifiable when her… Read more »

Protect yourself from CEO Fraud

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CEO Fraud is a very simple and effective cyber attack that can cause significant business losses CEO Fraud couldn’t be simpler. There’s no malware to write and no malicious code or links to implant. It’s a text only email, plain and simple – but it’s the social engineering that makes it work. Due to its simplicity, these spoofing attacks are one… Read more »

Microsoft Excel: Tips to Manage Data Better and Gain More Insights

Microsoft Excel: Tips to Manage Data Better and Gain More Insights Microsoft Excel lets you manipulate, visualize, and share your data. New functions now in Excel 2016 make it simpler and faster to build common calculations, find functions, and chart your data so it can provide useful insights. In this  on-demand seminar, Jason Clause from Endsight will share a few… Read more »

Cyber Security Roles and Responsibilities

Cyber Security Roles and Responsibilities

Cyber security is not a new thing, but even so, it feels that way.  High profile attacks and data breaches increase public awareness of the issue and the overarching feeling seems to be, “you’re not safe anymore.” Hyped up issues tend to be easy to click and share, but there is typically a lot of nuance and detail to unpack… Read more »

LinkedIn Profile Best Practices

LinkedIn allows a savvy user to tap into an expansive network of professionals, companies and groups in her industry and beyond. Discover how to make the most of your LinkedIn account.  In this  on-demand seminar, Jason Clause from Endsight will share how to build a stellar LinkedIn profile, how to expand your network, join groups, share updates, and contribute your… Read more »

We are ALL loved by God with an everlasting love

  The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with loving-kindness. – Jeremiah 31:3 Read Jeremiah 31:3 in context  I try to make a point of telling my daughters that God loves them no matter what.  It’s important to me they know that, because I know that sometimes it might… Read more »

Be Funny, make more friends, get further

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Be funny, make more friends, get further

Everyone can be funny if they can follow a process. I’ll never forget a Chris Rock Interview that I listened to.  That was when it dawned on me.  Comedians don’t just get up on stage and start making people laugh.  They follow a rigorous process.  The discovery lead me to the San Francisco Comedy College and introduced me to my… Read more »

Forget about setting goals. Focus on this instead.

Goals are great for helping us figure out where we want to go.  Systems will get us there. We all have things that we want to achieve in our life and for many, the path to those things starts by setting  specific and actionable goals. Goals are good.  They  can provide direction and even push you forward in the short-term,… Read more »

The Bullet Journal: A pen and paper framework for getting way more done.

There are a multitude of tools and apps in the world designed to help us stay organized.  I’ve tried many of them, but I’ve never come close to achieving the organizational zen that I’ve hoped for.  That is until now. In this episode, my guest Aaron Lowe and I talk about Bullet Journaling a pen and paper based framework for… Read more »

3 inexpensive things you can do to increase IT security

61% of cyber attacks by hackers each year involve small to medium-sized businesses.  At least half of those companies won’t even know the attack has happened until it’s too late. IT system security and data protection have always been important.  But as the statistics highlight, the need to focus attention on security is increasing for companies of all sizes.  Larger… Read more »