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Is your firm's phone line secure? If not, a hack attack can cost you big bucks

By: Martha Neil

Many small businesses don’t realize it, but their phone system may be a potential gateway for hackers.

Large companies that contract for service with major carriers have little to worry about, because sophisticated security systems are in place and customers likely will be indemnified if they fail. 298 more words


Merger Update: Two weeks in and all is good.

Two weeks into the merger and I am starting to get my bearings. I’ve got my first assignment, overseeing the marketing and business development for one of the practice groups. 371 more words

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My new normal begins today

It’s Thursday. Just Thursday. My email wasn’t blowing up at 6:00 a.m. with pipes bursting at the HOA. The kids got off to school on time. 598 more words

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M(erger) - We made it!

Well, day one is a wrap. The email worked. We had a nice welcome breakfast across the firm. Talked a little strategy. And got back to work. 50 more words

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M(erger) - minus 1 day: Ready or ... we're ready!

Well, the time is here. It is now. Today is it … well, actually tomorrow. But the switch is being flicked sometime between when I hit send on this post later today, and midnight (CT). 316 more words

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M(erger) - minus 5 days: It's a cultural marriage.

As a “culinary Jew” (my family shows up for the food), I was out of the office yesterday so I could join my extended family for lunch. 540 more words

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M(erger) - minus 7 days: Yikes! That went by fast.

Wow. Only seven more days until we go live. In seven days I’ll have a new e-mail, new business cards, a new company. I’ll have to update my online professional life, fill out lots of new paperwork, and traverse a new way of doing my day-to-day activities. 195 more words

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