Tech Tips

Danger: Apps that Track Your Location

I spoke with an employee once and who said he refuses to pay for apps. I told him he is paying with another currency: information. Many of the apps we use track our location - down to the foot. Google Maps and Waze use this information to help us navigate traffic...

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5 Simple Cyber Security Terms

Cyber security understanding is critical for professionals and consumers. A basic understanding of cyber security terms is necessary protect your family and assets, a. The good news is that a computer science degree is not necessary. We hear many of these cyber...

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Pastor Bernie Haddad of Mercy Unleashed

I had the privilege of interviewing Pastor Bernie Haddad, Executive Director of Mercy Unleashed. I talked with her about her journey into executive leadership and things that have had an impact on that journey.  Her Story Pastor Haddad’s leadership knowledge began...

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Being 21 and Quitting Social Media

Being 21 years old, I very in tune with social media. I enjoyed reading the trending material that is cycled through the different websites every single day. Between looking at trends and keeping up with the lives of my peers, I spent a lot of time on social media. I...

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Understanding Snapchat as an Adult

Understanding Snapchat as an adult can be difficult. Snapchat is defined as a “multimedia messaging app” that can be used to communicate through text or image-sharing. This app has taken the world by storm, capturing the time and attention of the younger generation. ...

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Prospecting for Small Businesses

Prospecting and Lead Generation is an important marketing/sales step for all businesses to consider. However, for smaller businesses, this step can be difficult to consider as most methods are designed for large organizations. To maintain a consistent revenue stream,...

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The Life of a SciSpeak Technology Ambassador

The life of a SciSpeak Technology Ambassador is one that is full of different experiences that can be creative and fulfilling in nature. Having lived this life for a summer, I can say that the different ventures that I was able to be a part of have allowed me to grow...

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How to Turn Prospects in to Paying Customers

Several companies sell lead lists. These are lists of ideal and potential businesses, brands and companies in your desired industry. Scientifically Speaking coaches professionals on using social media and LinkedIn Sales Navigator to generate leads. That's the easy...

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Capital One: Another Hack for Financial Services

Financial services was hit with another hack. Capital One was the most recent "victim" (along with thousands of clients) of a security breach. Advisor cyber security, identity theft and consumer privacy awareness continues to develop, and it grows with each subsequent...

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LinkedIn 101: Getting Started

A client recently asked for an introductory course on getting started with LinkedIn. Apparently, not everyone is at the same level with LinkedIn and social media. First, Second and Third degree connections were new to him. Someone set up his profile 3 years ago, and...

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15 Minutes to LinkedIn Success

One of the biggest hesitations by professionals for not using social media is time. One client told me, "I just figured out email, and this is just another thing to worry about!" I admit to being a bit excessive on LinkedIn (average time: 1-1/2 hours per day). 15...

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