November 2011

Guy Kawasaki - Enchantment

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Guy Kawasaki - Waytek Book ReviewIn this issue, we are looking at Guy Kawasaki's bestseller of the year, Enchantment - the Art of Changing Hearts, Minds and Actions. It is not a book about manipulating others to follow your way; it looks more to winning others over by "enchanting" them, by having them see the positive attributes in you or your business that are honest and committed.

Gary Vaynerchuk - The Thank You Economy

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Gary Vaynewchuk - The Thank You Economy - Waytek Book ReviewGary Vaynerchuk, the wine seller who became an internet sensation with his Wine Library and his books on wine, has expanded his writing to a book about the impact of Web 2.0 on businesses and consumers today. His book, The Thank You Economy, is a compelling and good read and has been a best seller due, in part, to Vaynerchuk's own clever self-promotions on Twitter.

Daniel Pink - Drive

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A new feature of our newsletter, that we will periodically include, is a small book review on a book that contains relevant information or forward thinking for small and medium sized businesses and the world of technology. Please contact us at anitam@waytek.com with your comments. This month's book selection is Daniel Pink's Drive - The Surprising Truth about what Motivates Us.

Walter Isaacson - Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs - Waytek Book ReviewThis issue features a review of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, an appropriate choice for an IT company and one that resonates for many working business or other career paths, aiming to make a difference and achieve excellence. Jobs approached Isaacson years ago to write a biography, but the author held back, believing that there was still more of the story for Jobs to live.

Jim Collins, Morten Hansen - Great by Choice

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In looking at books to review for our end of year edition, we found Great by Choice to be the kind of motivating book that lends itself to end of year reflection and inspiration. Jim Collins is known for his best-selling business book Good to Great (2001), which studied what made companies great over an extended period of time according to seven defining characteristics. Collins has followed up with a sequel, written in collaboration with Morten T.

Waytek People - Scott Santarlas

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Scott Santarlas, Information Technology Specialist

Tech Tip - Getting Auto Complete for Outlook on new computer

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This is a question we run into often, especially when customers are migrating to a new computer.

Outlook 2003, and above, creates a file called outlook.nk2 that stores all of your entries that are typed into the "to" box. When you migrate to a new computer, you need to make sure this file is moved to the new computer. The file is located in the following directories:

Safe Holiday Cyber Shopping Tips

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As an IT company serving our customers' security needs, we are very aware of the need for safety when shopping online for the holidays. Here are some tips we thought would be helpful for you and your business.