05 Apr 2020

The Government is Dropping Money Out of Helicopters. FOMO.

The Government is Dropping Money from Helicopters. And every American business is trying to catch some of it, any of it, and fast. Surely there won’t be enough to support payroll for every small business in America for 2-3 months. What then? Two trillion dollars sounds like a lot — but much of it is to support big brands and big business. Fear of missing out (FOMO) strikes again. What if these government “helicopters” drop... Read more...

30 Mar 2020

Is Dish Soap the Next Great Shampoo?

Many of us are getting a bit paranoid with this virus – is it everywhere, does it waft in from the air and land in our hair, or is it nowhere near? Convinced that anti-bacterial dish soap will kill the virus in hair better than shampoo (even though a virus is not bacteria) we try. Maybe it does work better? Why not try it if it may help protect us? Why not try some tech tips that may help protect you in the cyberworld – plus help you get things... Read more...

22 Mar 2020

Today’s New Triple Play (without baseball)

Last week everything was as fancy as an iPhone 11. Being on a business conference call with the sounds of a baby happily chirping in the background was distracting. Those good old days (back in February) when anything less than elegance or perfection was disturbing. With today’s California lock down order of all citizens, the fifth largest economy in the world has nearly ground to a halt. Things will change. We are entering a time when businesspeople’s... Read more...

13 Mar 2020

Not Free Toilet Paper or Hand Sanitizer, but Something That May Help

Like you, our business team is hunkering down, working in their offices with closed doors or safely from home. This coronavirus looks like it is going to be very serious. After all, the last coronavirus pandemic (2009 H1N1) infected 1 in 5 people worldwide. No one wants to shake hands. While you might want to meet in person to help your clients, they don’t want to meet you (in person). Everyone is looking at each other like they are a carrier. But... Read more...

06 Mar 2020

Right Email, Wrong Recipient. No Problem. Recall.

The company travel agent, Leah, sometimes gets some really insightful inside information about her client company – sent to her accidentally. Fortunately, she is a trusted outside contractor and politely replies to her client, “I think you did not intend to send this to me.” Oops? All of that sensitive business information intended to go to Leah in accounting, instead went to the outside travel agent, Leah. What happened? Microsoft... Read more...