It’s almost required in any business to have a central file location in the cloud. But why? I’m definitely going to cover this - and also expand on how to make cloud storage work flawlessly for you. Why Centralize Files in the Cloud or Even At All? There are so many reasons why the pros outweigh the cons, but I’ll name the top four: 1. Prevent Data Loss or Disasters There’s … [Read more...]
Building Business Systems Improves Your Bottom Line
What are business systems, anyway? Simply put, business systems include any system that can be defined as the way you do things. Any routine that has a process you follow is a system. You may have a regular process for feeding your dog, putting the kids to bed at night, or doing the dishes after dinner. The way you do those tasks becomes systematic. A system adapts over … [Read more...]
Why You Should Document Best Practices at Work
I had the opportunity to help a local humane society animal shelter, not too many years ago. I was filling in after their executive director was fired and was trying to help them right their organizational ship before embarking on hiring a replacement. The shelter housed approximately 100 dogs and cats. There were issues with the operational systems in the finance department … [Read more...]
It’s Not So Bad Until TSA Happens To You!
A Classic Lesson in What NOT to Do I’ve read about all the people in the news complaining about our nation’s protectors of the air – the TSA. I’ve listened to the fears people have of the dreaded full body scanner, some resorting to alternate means of travel just to avoid enduring a full body pat down. Really I didn’t pay much attention…until yesterday. Going through … [Read more...]