Last Night I Startled Out Of Bed In A Cold Sweat, Heart Pounding, With Fear Racing Through My Mind… And YOU Were The Reason For My Panic!

Was I having a nightmare? Was I just watching too many reruns of The Twilight Zone? Maybe taking the Halloween spirit too far?  No, it simply occurred to me that you might not have a solid backup and disaster recovery plan in place!

And if your server data was erased, corrupted or destroyed because of a hardware malfunction, system crash, fire, flood or some other random, unforeseen disaster, you might not be able to get back up and running again FAST!

The thought of that happening scared me half to death!  And quite honestly, it should scare you too!  Just imagine what would happen if your server went down and you…

… Lost all accounting documentation and history

… Lost all the work files you’ve spent YEARS developing

… Lost the work files and documentation you desperately need

to service your customers

… Lost all the e-mails you’ve saved and couldn’t access your inbox


Can you even put a price tag on it? Probably not, yet so many business owners aren’t 100% certain that they could be back up and running after a disaster.

The Lighter Side: Did You Know?

If you have 3 quarters, 4 dimes, and 4 pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.

President Kennedy was the fastest random speaker in the world with upwards of 350 words per minute.

Don’t Be a Domino Pusher

You can line up DOMINOS in a beautiful pattern and spend hours doing it … but all you have to do to knock them all down is PUSH over the first one (the lead domino) and the rest will follow. The same is true about a business. You can spend years and years building up a great business with a super reputation and one employee can cause a customer to never do business with you again.

The Lighter Side: Did You Know?

A can of diet coke will float to the top of water, but a regular coke will sink to the bottom. (Try it.)

The fourth richest man in the world (Warren Buffett) still lives in the house he bought for $31,500 in 1958.

The Munich Technical University has a 3-story slide used for students to get to class faster.

10 Ideas You Need If You Want To Succeed

Do what you need to do now so you will eventually get to do what you want to do later.

Discipline is the ability to get things done regardless of how you feel about doing them.

Passion only pays off when channeled into productive effort.

Others may believe in you, help you and support you, but ultimately nobody will do it for you.