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Angry, Angrier, Angriest

Just a general comment, not a tip here.  The more I read about politics, the more I realize that the Secret Service has its hands full.  In fact, according to some widely quoted statistics which may or may not be … Continue reading

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Office safety–Introduction

I’m going to start listing different things people can do for their office that a) don’t cost much (if anything) and b) will dramatically increase safety.  Many of these ideas are taken from stuff I’ve written before but never published … Continue reading

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Office Safety–your door part 1

The door into your personal office (not the door into your firm’s space) is almost always in interior, hollow-core door.  Why? because it’s cheaper and people generally only have a door there for privacy.  Nuts!  That door is key to … Continue reading

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Office Safety–your door part 2

Set a peephole in your office door so, if someone unexpectedly knocks, you know who it is.  for information on how to do that, see my earlier posts about home door peepholes.

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Office Safety–your door part 3

Almost forgot the most basic rule of all–If you have a door, use it.  Don’t leave it propped open all the time.  A closed door ensures both privacy and security.  There are exceptions to this rule and I’ll talk about … Continue reading

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Office Emergency Planning

I’ve been saying for a couple of days that I was going to create an “Alien Abduction Pack” for the office too.  But first, let me suggest that anyone who really cares about preventing the destruction of their office look … Continue reading

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Alien Abduction pack for the office–part 1

You will need a bag to carry this stuff in.  I would recommend a wheeled computer bag or one of the big shoulder-mounted computer bags like Nerino Petro uses.  He’s got several posts at his blog Compujurist with good tips.  … Continue reading

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Alien Abduction pack for the office–part 2

1.  Pen and/or pencil w/ refills as needed 2   A pocket knife 3.  Coins (at least $10 in quarters) 4.  A paper copy of key telephone numbers–staff, current clients and the courts.  Others as you decide you need them. 5.  … Continue reading

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Alien abduction pack–more stuff part 3

How about your passport or other ID including driver’s license?  extra money?  spare batteries?  Can you think of something I’ve missed?  BTW:  how about a hat & a bandana?  Maybe use the bandana instead of a hand towel?  What do … Continue reading

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Alien abduction pack–more stuff

I feel pretty silly but what about Duct Tape?  forgot it. And eyeglasses if you wear them.  Other things that might go into the pack should be …. How about the external hard drive you back your entire business and … Continue reading

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