Well, it often feels that way when we are out in the field. I could not raise even a raised eyebrow from Paul, a Telstra business manager. No matter what I said or did to try and move the sale forward he would just take it in and give out one of those ‘I’m not... More »Are Prospects Really From Another Planet?
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It is very important to refrain from texting while driving, but many still do. Are you guilty? Texting while driving can be very dangerous. We all know that it is not a good idea to be distracted while driving and texting is a definite distraction. Before you choose to text while driving there are some... More »Taboo: Texting While Driving, Do You Do It?
Do you remember where you were when you saw the Internet for the first time? I do. I was working at Henry Holt and an assistant asked me to check out something cool. He showed me a page of text on his computer. Nothing impressive yet, then he clicked on the word Paris and we... More »18 Business Lessons in 18 Years
To quote the insightful candy brand Snickers: “You’re not you when you’re hungry.” Consumers looking for restaurants are often on-the-go, with immediate conversion intentions. They don’t have patience to look through pages of search results or dillydally on a mobile site that isn’t optimized. They want food NOW. As a marketer, it’s your job to... More »Restaurants Top Consumer Mobile Searches
We all have those people in our life who drive us up a wall. They make choices we don’t understand and they do things that seem nonsensical. More importantly, they are annoying because they are not like us. We cannot comprehend what leads them to act the way they do or what drives their seemingly... More »How to Communicate Effectively With “Annoying” Employees
With your presentation coming up in a few hours, you decide to do a quick review and click to open the slides your team has prepared. Instead, you get a pop-up alert and an awful sinking feeling: your file has become corrupted. The fate of your presentation depends on a distinction that often puzzles new cloud users: the differences between file syncing and automatic backup. More »How Are File Syncing And Automatic Backup Different?
Thankfully, the importance of culture has gained a well-deserved place on the organizational stage. Its influence on the various aspects within a company is far-reaching and is a key element for success. Culture is also paramount in developing a competitive advantage for any organization. Companies already have a bead on the key component to developing... More »Building The Contextual Revolution
The survival of your enterprise depends heavily on an IT disaster recovery plan. Companies weather all sorts of difficulties, from a slow economy to staffing troubles to market fluctuations. A disaster is one thing that can put the breaks on hard; potentially no part of your organization will survive without a plan. While a comprehensive... More »IT Disaster Recovery Plan Best Practices: Starting from Scratch
There is a serious downside to the popular messaging apps and services in terms of empowering unscrupulous parties. As per this article at the Times of India, the Securities and Exchange Board of India SEBI has found out that mobile messaging services like Blackberry Messenger (BBM) and WhatsApp are being increasingly used to spread sensitive... More »SEBI Finding Ways To Check Manipulation Through Mobile Messaging Apps Like BBM, WhatsApp
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Remember playing hopscotch? It was easy to play. All you needed was some chalk. Maybe you stole it from school. Life in the New Normal is very much the same game. Just like hopscotch it all depends when tile you land on. Just like in hopscotch, in the New Normal many people have one foot... More »Life in the New Normal is Just Like Playing Hopscotch
It’s been about 10 years since I picked up a guitar to make a concerted effort to learn how to make music. About seven years ago I started getting aches about my right elbow. Nothing severe, but enough of a niggle to stop me playing. A glass half full guy, I’m convinced at least the... More »Why Business Will Escape the Net
Mobile messaging apps are sprouting in the entire APAC. If South Korea has Kakao Talk, Japan has Line, China has the WeChat then the easternmost country Vietnam has Zalo. According a latest story published at Tech In Asia, the homegrown mobile chat app has hit 2 million users. A remarkable milestone for VNG Corporation at... More »Mobile Messaging App From Vietnam, Zalo Hits 2 Million Users And Aims For 5 Million Soon
President George W. Bush famously said, “I’m not touching it. Period.” when it came to email communication. And why would he? He was the president after all. His office, however, did and amassed 200 million emails during his term. These emails need to be stored for both historical records and for security reasons but how... More »When Could an Email Archive be an Issue of National Security?