Category: Advice

As a leader on 14 West’s Accounting team, it’s been a goal of mine to create an environment where my team members feel confident they can share their ideas. I want them to feel inspired and motivated to participate. I want them to feel trusted in the work they bring to the table. If they […]

Right now, most work and socializing are done virtually. There are fewer boundaries between work and home, and Zoom has become the standing host for every happy hour, book club, and birthday party in your calendar. At times it can feel like the “person” in our personal life has gotten lost somewhere in a swarm […]

We know that cyber trickery runs high in the remote working world we’ve found ourselves in. Today, we’re reporting a recent spike in new tactics that happen to center around one of the highest volume virtual tools on the planet right now – one we all know and love. “Zoom-bombers” are exactly what they sound […]

Whether you’re relying on Zoom a few times a week or multiple times a day every day, we think you’ll appreciate some of these tips on how to ensure the best possible experience. If you’ve been experiencing issues with connectivity or quality audio, there is a very strong chance the answer to your problem is […]

The last week has been an enormous transition as we have moved to an entirely remote workplace. The first major steps have been taken. We’ve got the tools and technology we need, and we’re able to do the work. Now it’s a matter of settling into our new normal and finding our rhythm again. Of course, […]

Cybercriminals are looking to cash in as hundreds of millions of people around the world are being stripped of the security of their physical office and left to their own devices – figuratively and sometimes, literally. Working remotely presents all types of opportunities for gaps or even gaping holes in security. If you are aware […]

My wife, who is a teacher, has spent her entire career lamenting the fact that she cannot work from home. While she has the summers off from teaching, during the school year, she needs to be at work from 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM.  Now, all of a sudden, because of COVID-19, she is finding […]

For many, the word “internship” conjures memories of summers spent filing papers, making copies, and fetching coffee. That’s just not how we do things around here. We’ve pledged to the businesses we support that we’ll help them recruit top talent and build long, strong pipelines of talent by investing in interns. But you’ve got to […]

In my line of work as a Product Manager and former Management Consultant, I’ve been given the opportunity to coach and offer advice. I get to help others make their own decisions. I get to help them be successful. Regardless of whether or not you work in a consultative role, if you’re any good at […]

  It’s Almost Valentine’s Day… Love is in the air. A lot of folks are feeling a little starry-eyed… and scammers are taking note. So be on the lookout for some of these tried and true Valentine’s Day tricks. ​The most common are phony florists, online dating scams, phony electronic greeting cards, and delivery scams. So, here are the red flags […]