I’ve been largely working from home for the last nine years. Here are a few tips I’ve gleaned during that time to avoid going mad while doing it.
When you’re thinking about the resources at your disposal, what comes to mind? Money? Skills? Equipment? How about time? I sometimes find it easy to forget, but time is as much as resource as anything else. There’s a finite amount of it and, if it’s not used effectively, it can bring a project to its […]
I’m going to tell you a story today. I think it’s quite scary but, as they used to say on Crimewatch, “don’t have nightmares”; there is light at the end of the tunnel. First, the scary bit – I want to tell you about a particularly nasty phenomenon called “Ransomware”. Ransomware is a kind of […]
You might have seen some articles online recently saying a hacker has offered 112 million usernames and passwords for sale that were obtained from LinkedIn in 2012. The passwords are encrypted, but in such a way that they are relatively easy to decrypt again. The first thing I wanted to say to you, then, is […]
I recently watched a conversation unfold on Facebook that could easily be the end of a business. In this conversation, a bride-to-be asked a question in a Facebook wedding group. It would be very easy to interpret her question as being about something she wasn’t happy with but, to her credit, when another group member […]