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Slingin’ to Success

Life moves pretty fast. One moment you’re taking your new roller skates out for a spin, and the next you’re laying flat on the ground. Ferris Bueller urged a generation to stop and look around. He warned we could miss it or, in my case, find yourself with a broken shoulder two months into your […]

2022 Goals: Let’s S.C.R.E.A.M.

Goal setting is a classic kick-off activity every new year. On a personal level, it is common to commit to breaking bad habits or starting new (healthy) ones with New Year’s resolutions. In a professional sense, there may be development of new skills, honing new areas of responsibility, or targeted career growth. For our company- […]

Best Practices for Returning to the Office [3 Ways to Support Your Employees]

It is an interesting time to be working in Human Resources to say the least. As the Director of People Operations at Infinite Blue, I wanted to share some insights as we navigate re-opening our offices together.  Over the past year-and-a-half; we have closed, re-opened partially, closed again, re-opened partially and now we are eyeing […]

5 Tips on How to Cultivate Mindfulness During Your Workday

The practice of mindfulness might seem far too unconventional to speak about when it comes to office culture and work productivity. But what does it truly mean to be mindful? To me, mindfulness means being present and focusing your awareness on that moment and task at hand. Thinking about mindfulness in this way leads me to believe […]

How to Test a Business Continuity Plan

You’ve done it. You’ve completed business continuity planning for your organization! Congratulations, that means you’ve put in a lot of work to ensure your business can withstand whatever comes your way. But even the best business continuity plans need to be tested. If you don’t run tests or exercises on your plans, you won’t be aware of any gaps […]

Island Syndrome: Remote Work in a Social World

Tropical waters, white sandy beaches, and fruity cocktails… If these images come to mind at the phrase “Island Syndrome” you are either doing well with work-life balance or you are entirely burnt out! Unfortunately, the island we are talking about is closer to a deserted island than a relaxing vacation to remember.  So, what is […]

Are We Too Resilient?

If you are reading this blog post hoping to find a deep technical discussion about architecting resilient IT infrastructure or a diatribe about finding the best risk mitigation strategy, then let me stop you right here. While all worthy discussions, I wanted to discuss a topic that is very near and dear to my heart… […]

New to Business Continuity? Here’s What I’ve Learned So Far

When I joined the Infinite Blue team in April of this year, I was new to the world of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR). As I worked to get up to speed, I realized that now, more than ever, understanding the importance of business continuity is vital. There’s a lot of information out there, […]

Run Hide Fight

Do you know what those three action verbs are referring to?  No, that’s not a playground game. Those three verbs are what may save your life when an Active Shooter is in your vicinity.  They are what the FBI and DHS recommend as to how to respond in that type of situation.  If you didn’t […]