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It is said that people only use 10% of their brains. Are you only using 10% of your office technology? We’ll help you unlock the other 90%.
It’s great to receive e-mail when you’re seated at your office
computer. But what happens when your boss or a key client sends you
crucial e-mail while you’re rushing through an airport to catch a plane?
If you use a laptop while on the road, you’ve surely tried to type away
with your knees pressed together to form a makeshift table. But that
rarely works, because you need a more firm, level surface.
If you’re worried about someone stealing your computer, then we have a
solution. Like a transmitter placed in your car, you can install
software that “calls” a monitoring center when a thief logs on to the
Internet or a phone line.
If you’ve begun telecommuting, here’s a good way to maintain your
visibility in a faraway home office: Ally yourself with key customers
in your town.
Just as you avoid desk clutter by making a snap decision to use, file
or discard incoming papers, apply the same method to reducing e-mail
buildup on your computer.
Change never sleeps around here. Every day brings new initiatives, new market developments, new personnel. Sometimes I wish I could download every last bit of the latest news and e-mail everyone, so that no one feels left out. But reality interferes.
Whenever you compose an important memo or e-mail message, review it one last time before you send it.
You have little or no background in technology. But you must still
manage a range of projects that involve significant investments in
computers and related high-tech tools. Don’t fret.
Airborne dust penetrates everywhere, including inside your computer’s exhaust fan.
Although using your credit card to make purchases over the Internet no longer is foolhardy, you still must guard against fraud.