Year: 2022

Is Working Remotely Right For You?

Another, perhaps better, way to state this question might be ‘should we go back to the office?’ given that most professional and service-based businesses have spent large parts of 2020 and 2021 working from home and other forms of working remotely. It’s a tricky question and one that can only be made with full knowledge […]

Your Yearly Reminder – Test Your Backups!

Now that the year is well underway, it’s time to make sure we start ticking off some of those jobs that can slip by so easily. One of those jobs that we’d like to mention is the old IT classic: testing your backups. Every business should have a comprehensive written strategy to prevent data loss, […]

What is a Professional Services Firm?

You might have read on our website the words ‘professional services firm’ when we describe who we help, and wondered what exactly that is… A professional services firm (PSF), also known as a professional services business (PSB), has a number of definitions depending on who you ask. The most formal definition is that it constitutes […]

Why Reusing Passwords is a Terrible Idea

In the modern world, we all have dozens, if not hundreds, of online services we log in to. From the daily occurrences like logging into our webmail to the once-a-quarter joy of signing in to our electricity provider’s online billing system, we are surrounded by usernames and passwords. The Problem with Reusing Passwords It’s tempting […]

Simple Automations: Email Rules

Following on from our previous blog post in the simple automation series, this week I want to give a reminder of one of the best bang for back automation we’ve found: email rules. What are email rules? Put simply, they are a predefined set of instructions as to what happens to any email received into […]

Our Five Favourite Business Books of 2021

I read a lot of books. The Dymocks in Melbourne’s CBD would be in my top ten list of favourite places in the world. I want to share with you five of my favourite business and productivity books from the last year, in case you’re looking for a bit of late summer reading. At Your […]

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