Do you work from home?

Travel is a leader in the remote worker business model. Do you work from home? Are you considering doing so?

One of my favorite tools, Zapier, also publishes an informative blog. Their recent post, The Remote Work Survival Guide, has a lot of important hints for those of us who work remotely.


Note to self: Don’t use pretentious jargon

blah, blah, blahIn many industries, it’s easy to fall into the trap of using industry jargon. While it makes it a lot easier to communicate with colleagues, it’s easy to let it slip into conversations with clients and others who aren’t “in the know.” I’ve found this to be the case in almost every job I’ve held, from waiting tables as a teenager, to my current work with technology and travel agents. Continue reading “Note to self: Don’t use pretentious jargon”

Important Reminder to Keep Windows Updated!

WordFence_LogoFrom the security experts at Wordfence, now is a good time to make sure your Windows software is updated. According to their post, a Massive Global Ransomware Attack Underway, Patch Available.

The article explains the following on how to protect yourself (the emphasis is mine): Continue reading “Important Reminder to Keep Windows Updated!”

It seems like just yesterday …

In the 20th century, we had a century where at the beginning of the century, most of the world was agricultural and industry was very primitive. At the end of that century, we had men in orbit, we had been to the moon, we had people with cell phones and colour televisions and the Internet and amazing medical technology of all kinds.

—David Gerrold Continue reading “It seems like just yesterday …”