Introducing Google’s New Smart Reply

Published: theNALA, date: November 16, 2015

11.15_Smart_Reply.jpgGoogle is introducing a new feature that will make answering emails more efficient. Two words: Smart Reply. On a daily basis, many of us are inundated with hundreds of emails. Reading and replying to these emails can sometimes become an impossible feat. It is common for emails to go unanswered or neglected due to overflow. Google’s Inbox app has added Smart Reply, a feature that can recognize the content of emails and tailor responses accordingly.

10 Companies You Didn't Know were Owned or Operated By Veterans

Published: theNALA, date: November 11, 2015

Veterans_Blog.jpgFrequenting veteran-owned businesses is a great way to show your support for returning service members and their families this Veterans Day. Did you know most veterans are the ideal candidates for customer service and sales jobs, because of the skills they learn and develop while they are in service?  

Halloween_blog.jpgHalloween is just around the corner, and many people get into the spirit of this holiday with elaborate decorations to entice the multitude of trick-or-treaters. However, with numerous people stepping foot on your property, the chance of injury significantly increases and homeowners need to take precautions to avoid this and potential lawsuits or costly homeowner’s insurance claims. Alexandria Zant of Zant Law Firm P.C. provides the following tips on how to protect yourself from liability  on Halloween:

Happy Stress Free Holiday

Published: theNALA, date: October 27, 2015

dreamstime_15986305.jpgThis time of year we are spending time with our families and celebrating the holidays. For many entrepreneurs and business owners it’s the busiest time of year. Dentists, medical offices, insurance agents, realtors in addition to retail stores also see a boost in business during this time of year. You have holiday party obligations, volunteering, sending out cards, and buying client's gifts and the to-do list doesn’t end till New Years. I love this hectic, but meaningful time of year which can bring both joy and undue stress to business owners. I have enclosed some tips on managing stress and staying sane through the holidays.


Interesting Holiday Facts and Figures

Published: theNALA, date: October 22, 2015

iStock_000064690745_Large.jpgCelebratory Nation

As of 2012, there are eleven federal holidays in the United States, ten annual holidays and one quadrennial holiday (Inauguration Day). (Wikipedia)

Employees Work on Major Holidays

A quarter of Americans will be required to work on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day or New Year's Day this year, according to Allstate/National Journal's annual Heartland Monitor poll, out this month. (USA TODAY)

But more, 45%, said there's at least a chance they will work one of those holidays. (USA TODAY)