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“The Computer Guy”

Aug, August 24, 2016

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Cory

“The Computer Guy”

Many businesses consider IT as a daunting realm of questions marks and headaches. These same organizations also often manage their own IT or even better, have the infamous “IT guy” (a staff member who knows “everything” about computers) in the office. Sure, this staff member might be interested and might

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I.T. SUPPORT: AN ENDANGERED SPECIES

Jul, July 7, 2016

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Kelly Paisley

I.T. SUPPORT: AN ENDANGERED SPECIES

Where will the traditional “help desk” role be in 5 years? It might be in the hands of a robot. I’m not crazy (I swear)… just bear with me! Our company focus is grow our clients businesses through the use of technology.  In a perfect world, the solutions that we

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Canmore: Invest in Relaxation

Jul, July 4, 2016

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Kelly Paisley

Canmore: Invest in Relaxation

Are your work deadlines rapidly approaching? Are you feeling overwhelmed by the pile of projects and tasks you are accepting during your work week? Being a driven and ambitious business professional is great, but motivation and passion for your career can sometimes distort the sense of balance that we all

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At Work and Feeling Foggy? 

Jul, July 4, 2016

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Kelly Paisley

At Work and Feeling Foggy? 

Many studies have suggested that the parts of the brain that control thinking and memory have greater volume in people who exercise versus people who don’t. So what should you do? Start exercising! We don’t know exactly which exercise is best or how much exercise is required. These study participants

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Microsoft: The Game Changer

Jul, July 4, 2016

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Kelly Paisley

Microsoft: The Game Changer

Do you have an extra $26.2 billion dollars in your bank account? If you do… why not buy the largest business social network service? Microsoft Corp just made its biggest-ever purchase and dropped some serious coin to acquire LinkedIn. The big question is, “why”? Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that

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Segmenting Your Audience with Technology

Jul, July 4, 2016

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Kelly Paisley

Segmenting Your Audience with Technology

Technology has rapidly changed the way the world conducts business. Perhaps one of the most beneficial change businesses have seen is the ability to segment its customers. Analytics from websites, social media and search engines provide businesses with the tools it needs to tailor their business style depending on which

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Don’t Just Delegate Employees… Inspire Them!

Jan, January 13, 2016

Employees

Kelly Paisley

Don’t Just Delegate Employees… Inspire Them!

In order for a business to be prosperous, its employees need to feel as though they are valued and that their efforts are being recognized. When a company’s staff members are happy, they are more productive and driven. But how can a business owner or a chief executive officer become

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Optimizing Focus & Productivity at the Office

Jan, January 13, 2016

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Kelly Paisley

Optimizing Focus & Productivity at the Office

Everyone knows it can be difficult to maintain concentration while at work… especially around 2:00pm when our energy levels decrease and we can’t take our eyes off the clock. There is no magic solution (well, there is coffee!) but, there are many things you and your staff can do to

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How will Facebook’s new “reaction” buttons affect your business?

Dec, December 7, 2015

Business

Kelly Paisley

How will Facebook’s new “reaction” buttons affect your business?

Facebook users have been begging for a “dislike” button for years. Mark Zuckerberg, the chairman, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, expressed that creating a “dislike” button was far too meek for Facebook users. Although the “like” button has been around for years, the content shared on Facebook every day

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