Neil Armstrong’s famous moon landing quote — “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” — came to mind the other day. Plantronics worked with NASA and all of the Apollo shuttles; but that wasn’t the reason I thought of the quote. I recalled Armstrong’s words after reading “Why Entrepreneurs Will Save the World,” which just ran on the Forbes site. Forbes contributor … Continue reading SMBs take it one step at a time to succeed
On May 9th, 2012 Plantronics announced the Plantronics Developer Community. The PDC is a community for developers who want to build contextually aware applications by leveraging the intelligence made available through a headset. Developers can do this via the Plantronics SDK, taking advantage of headset attributes such as, presence, availability, proximity and caller information. For example, a contextually aware application could know if a user was … Continue reading PDC, What Does It Mean To IT?
You’re not only contributing to the overall economic well-being of the country, you’re doing your part for the environment, as well. Last month, Office Depot released its Small Business Index based on an online survey of 1000 SMBs, which indicated that 61 percent of you actively are trying to go greener and 70 percent anticipate becoming more environmentally conscious over the next two years. Recycling … Continue reading SMBs are going for the GREEN year round
I hope you are shutting down your business over this holiday weekend to head out of town or enjoy a staycation exploring your local community. On the other hand, you may just want to settle back and put your feet up, considering all the hours you are putting in. A survey of 258 U.S. small businesses just out from Sage North America, SMB accounting and … Continue reading Have a happy Memorial Day weekend and take your much needed break
Nothing lets down the romance of mobile working, says WorkSnug founder Richard Leyland , than a flat battery. And with summer on its way, you’ll want to spend more time out of the office
Have you considered coworking spaces to help reduce or maintain the cost of your rent? Many companies are turning to coworking to accommodate their growing geographically dispersed workforce. New mobile devices and cloud computing are contributing significantly to the emergence of coworking environments. Deskmag, an online magazine, indicates in its Global Coworking survey that there now are more than 1,300 coworking spaces around the world, … Continue reading Consider coworking spaces to cut costs and boost collaboration