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The Elderly and the Internet—What You Need To Know

Special thanks to guest blogger Harsha Reddy from MedAlertHelp.org. Did you hear about the granddad who thought the faster he’ll hit the go button on the web browser, the faster it’ll load? Hilarious as this joke is, it doesn’t correctly depict our average elderly. Namely, today, most baby boomers are quite comfortable using the computer. […]

Understanding Cyber Security Threats

Cyber Security Threats Facing Businesses In 2017, cyber-attacks cost small and medium-sized businesses an average of $2,235,000. Businesses of all sizes, in all industries face a growing range of cyber security threats. 60% of businesses say attacks are becoming more severe and more sophisticated. Companies must understand the barrage of threats coming from attackers to […]

Multigenerational Communication

While dissecting the Millennial mindset is an oft-discussed topic, the fact is that each generation has its own unique set of attitudes and behaviors. If you’re trying to reach today’s multigenerational society, you’re facing an unprecedented challenge: How do you communicate with your increasingly diverse constituency? Let’s take a closer look at each generation’s communications preferences, […]

Six Ways to Improve Organizational Communication

Six Ways to Improve Organizational Communication Communication—or the inability to do it effectively—is  frequently cited as one of the greatest challenges organizations and their members face. Inconsistent messaging, misinterpreted meanings, and delayed message delivery are all contributing factors. Lucky for you, we’ve done our homework and have outlined six things every organization can do to […]

Disaster Recovery: A Primer for Faith-Based Organizations

A recent report from the U.N. Office for Disaster Risk Reduction estimated that an investment of $6 billion annually toward disaster risk reduction would save the world losses of more than $360 billion over the decade and a half ahead. Said  U.N. special representative on disaster risk reduction Margareta Wahlstrom, “The report is a wake-up […]

Are You Still Sending Up Smoke Signals?

The ability to communicate through fire, smoke signals and even horn sounds was often a matter of life or death in prehistoric times. We may have more sophisticated means through which to deliver information today, but it still comes down to the same thing: the ability to communicate is critically important. And yet many organizations […]

The Power of One Call Now: How it Works

Take a minute to view our new video explaining the power of One Call Now. Pass it on to others who could benefit from an effective, inexpensive group communication solution. One Call Now – How It Works from One Call Now on Vimeo. To learn more, check out our article, One Call Now, How it […]

Non-English? Non-Spanish? What About the Gap?

My son’s classmate had some great stories when he returned to the US from a nine-month total immersion foreign-language study program. Most were about his struggles with the language… how a mispronounced word or voice inflection dramatically changed meanings and create some awkward situations. That made me wonder… what is the impact on non-English speaking […]

5 Tips to Help You Prepare for Budget Season

As a residential property manager, you’re likely already gearing up for the 2017 budget season. As busy as property managers are with the many hats they wear — marketing and sales, screening prospective residents, assisting with all manner of residents requests, and more — most understand that putting together a solid budget is critical for […]