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After the year we’ve had so far, this might seem a strange question-but what big plans do you have for 2021?

Yes, I know… your best laid plans for this year are probably in tatters now. But I always believe that when you’ve been knocked down, you must pick yourself up, dust yourself off– and try again. And again. And again.

It’s the only way to succeed despite all the odds, right?

And that’s why I’m encouraging every business owner and manager I know to make a big plan for next year.

Let’s be honest, we have no idea what the year has in store for us. But we can still dream big dreams. Set big goals. Look for growth and development and positive change.

Put simply, we can all aim for something big next year and lay in a plan to try to achieve it. So long as we’re fully aware that the plan will inevitably change.

In fact, getting used to working this way is a good thing. It teaches you to be nimble; make fast decisions; and brush off disappointments quickly.

I’ve always believed that “bad times” teach you more about growing a        business than “good times” do.

Whatever you’ve got planned next year, if you’re not currently with the right IT support partner, then we really should talk. We’re fast and flexible. And right now, we’re taking on new clients.  Give me a call any time at 519.489.0646

Until then, stay safe, 

Chris Davis

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Cellular Signal Strength

While smartphones are a ‘must have’ form of technology for most of the world, a perfect cell signal isn’t always available. I have been in many situations where I will be in the middle of an important phone call, hear the dreaded beep, beep, beep…and then silence. I will look at the screen and notice that I have no bars, but the person next to me will be chatting away on their phone. It reminds me of that television commercial where the man is walking around asking if the person on the other end can hear him.

I have learned that cell signals are a weird phenomenon; weather, distance to a cell tower or how many people are using the network are a few ways that can affect signal strength. I can get a full signal out on my front step, but the minute I go to the basement, the signal is weakened.

Curious about why you can get signals in some areas and none in others, read this article to strengthen your understanding!

Until next time, have an awesome month.


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