The Dangers of SMS 2FA (and other fancy letters too)

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a cybersecurity technique that helps protect your online information. In essence, it requires “two factors” to be provided in order to login to an online service. But is it safe?

How to Grow Business by Leaving a Great Impression

Sure, cars, houses, and gadgets can impress people. But leaving a lasting, positive impression comes from much more than the stuff you have. If you really want to impress people, hit them with a positive, can-do attitude. And remember, people who are impressed are more likely to buy.

5 S’s for Getting the Most Out of Your Day

“I am definitely going to take a course on time management… just as soon as I can work it into my schedule.” — Louis E. Boone I don’t know about you, but I’ve said something pretty close to that before. And as a Coach, who helps others be more productive, I’ve had it said to […]

An Invitation to the Strix LA Business Builders Series

Growing a business is hard. Don’t go it alone. Getting your business to the next level is not easy. We know because we are also fighting that battle every day. That’s why we built the Business Builders Series. September 10th, 2019 is our next installment. Don’t miss it! Register Here We’ll have with us StoryBrand […]

Tech-tip Tuesday: Outlook Facelift

If you are an Office 365 subscriber you may notice (or have already noticed) a few changes with Outlook. Outlook is pushing updates through to the desktop for Office 365 subscribers. The updates will sometimes force you to login to your Office 365 account. After the updates complete, you will see a bit of a […]

Tech-tip Tuesday: Priority Messages in Teams

In July of 2019, Microsoft will roll out a new feature in Teams (and if you aren’t using Teams… well, you’re missing out!) that will allow you to mark a message as priority. The priority mark will create periodic notifications for the recipient of your message to help ensure they see it.

SaaS Creep: Wrangling the Expansion of Your Business Software Costs

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), as it is commonly called, has revolutionized the way businesses consume software. With a low cost of entry and easy implementation, company’s find themselves adding more and more software to their solution stack. Then one day, the business owner looks down and sees the business is spending a fortune every month on software and they don’t even know what it is all for. Here are some steps on how to get it all under control.

Why, Oh Why, Did My Business Just Die?

Exacerbated business man standing in front of a white board with the comments, Why?, How?, No Way!!, and others

Today’s marketplace is a quickly shifting one. Technology has become relatively easy and inexpensive which means new ideas can be tested and put to market very quickly. For many companies, these market shifts result in tripping and falling. For other companies, it means soaring success. How do you build a company that doesn’t trip?