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Unleash the Power of Collaboration There is no question that a lone individual can accomplish great things. One person with commitment and dedication to the task can do marvels. Yet when we stop to ponder the achievements attributed to individuals, they somewhat pale in comparison to what a team can accomplish. Take for example, the pyramids. It probably took hundreds if not thousands of people to build...

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Unlock the Secret to Increased Productivity Most managers and employers resisted the work from home trend. The primary reason for the reluctance to allow employees to work from home was the fear of a loss of production. Bloomberg News published a story that work from home employees are logging more hours. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-04-23/working-from-home-in-covid-era-means-three-more-hours-on-the-job Business News Daily published a similar article regarding increased productivity for employees who work from home. https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/15259-working-from-home-more-productive.html It seems...

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Video Conferencing Made Easy Are your Unified Communications truly unified? Video Conferencing is awesome, and any doubts that existed regarding its usefulness have been extinguished. I am not aware of a single company who is not using Zoom, WebEx, Google Meet, or Microsoft Teams in some capacity. I prefer solutions that are simple to use and easy to implement. I have a litmus test I apply to determine...

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Is your Unified Communications missing an ingredient? If you are into cooking, then you know how frustrating it can be when you are missing an ingredient. Successful cooking involves the ability to combine ingredients to make a delicious dish. The secret to any cooking is using the right amount when following your recipes. Some recipes are more forgiving than others. A stew is relatively easier to prepare...

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Take Action! Don’t let the fear of a Cyber Attack Overwhelm You! Fear is a great motivator. We are all wired with the fight or flight response to danger. When faced with oncoming danger we are designed to act before our brains register what is going on. Fear can also lead to inaction. Failing to respond when faced with a threat can lead to a painful or tragic...

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The Problem with Passwords  If you’ve ever locked your keys in your car, you know the feeling of fear and frustration that comes rushing on you. If you you’re like me you walk around the car, kick the tires, and try and figure out how to get your keys.   Once you determine that you are not able to get them yourself, you reluctantly call a locksmith. As...

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Don’t put yourself at risk   A recent security survey revealed that an alarming 41% of businesses have made cuts to their security budget. In that same survey 51% of participants admitted to noticing a drastic increase in phishing attempts. IT and Cyber Security are not a wise place to make cuts right now. It is often difficult for management to  weigh the benefits vs. the risks. IT...

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What is at the top of your list? It may be difficult to remember life before Covid-19. It hasn’t been that long, six to eight weeks and already there is a struggle to recall the memories of normal life. All of us are creating a list of the things are going to do when businesses can open. Some of these items are things we didn’t care about...

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What is at the top of your list?It may be difficult to remember life before Covid-19. It hasn’t been that long, six to eight weeks and already there is a struggle to recall the memories of normal life.All of us are creating a list of the things are going to do when businesses can open. Some of these items are things we didn’t care about...

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Looking forward to May Flowers I recall as a child hearing “April Showers bring May Flowers” Here in Northeast Ohio we have had our fair share of April Showers. We will see how many May flowers we end up with. Cleveland weather has been known to go full speed ahead - from rain and 45 degrees then hit the 90’s without any warning. In looking forward to...

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