Category Archives: Helpful Ideas

Downtime is important for Business Owners

It's easy to get sidetracked when you own a business! Most small business owners wear so many hats that they feel as though they simply cannot take time away, or the business may not perform well. The irony in that line of thinking is that, without taking time to decompress, unwind and truly relax, our productivity is actually lessened. And the summer season almost makes it worse, because as the day grows longer, there is a tendency to stay at the office, or at one's desk. Winter darkness is a reminder to shut down, so with longer days, it can become all the more of a temptation to just keep working. How often have we said to ourselves "I don't have time to exercise", or "I can't take this time off because I'm in the middle...

“Can you hear me now?”

A new scam affecting credit cards has been reported, where a "robo-call" connects, the person at the other end mumbles something, then apologizes, and says "My name is <whatever> with the service department.  Can you hear okay me now?" If you get that call, DON'T ANSWER IT!  It's another credit card scam. (more…)...

They keep trying to break in, and someday they may succeed.

Door locks, alarms, barking dogs, motion detector lights, etc., do NOT make watching2your home "burglar-proof", but will more likely deter someone from breaking in, and chase them off. More and more of our clients have asked for our assistance with locking the doors, and setting off alarms when an intruder attempts to get in, and we are succeeding in keeping them out! (more…)...