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Beware Fake Websites: Protect Your Money, Identity and Data

venus fly trap with captured fly. Avoid fake websites that trap you.

Venus Fly Trap Websites: Fake Websites Look Legitimate, But Will Take Your Money, Data and Identity. Most of us are aware of the “Nigerian Widow Bank Funds” scam. Now there are fake websites that look like well-know websites for mainstream brands and services on the World Wide Web. These websites look legitimate. They represent some click here for more

Printer Cartridge Ink Is $126 Per Ounce, And Other Costly “Conveniences”

Printer ink package in parody Chanel 5 bottles

Sometimes we must spend money to save time, but it’s good to know the true price of convenience. New Year is a time for reassessment, and that includes your office budget. Printer cartridges can make up a big part of your office supplies budget. As can coffee – and not just the coffee shop extravaganzas. click here for more

Fast Company Features The Smarter Home Office

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FastCompany is a magazine, website and international profiler of cutting edge business people and trends. I was contacted by business writer Laura Vanderkam about home office design and set-up. Her article 10 Quick Tips To Create A Home Office You’ll Actually Want To Work In.is now on FastCompany.com. Yours truly is quoted there. So this click here for more

Innovative Office Design: Sexy or Counter-Productive?

A story in FastCompany.com about a Plantronics office talked about how this office was designed for telecommunters. The focus of the article was on the corporate philosophy that supported employees working from home and the technology in the corporate headquarters that would support remote workers. Looking at this photo of the office design it appears click here for more