Finding the Ying-Yang Balance of Work & Life

Monday, July 30, 2012 by The eFax Team

In a TEDxSydney talk, Nigel Marsh, author of "Fat, Forty, and Fired" and "Overworked and Underlaid" discussed how to have the perfect balance of work-life. In his talk, he explains taking these steps towards the balance of work-life:

1. Acknowledge the reality of the situation you're in.

2. Face the truth that governments and corporations aren't going to...

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As the Olympic Opening Ceremony is held tonight, it mirrors the Olympics of small businesses. The Olympics are a worldwide competition held for 35 different sports including golf, kayaking, weightlifting and even trampoline. Olympians train for years to compete in this competition, hoping to be the best in the world. They’re coached by the top-notch professionals, often sponsored by companies in their industry...

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Three Ways to Get Rid of the Elephant in the Room

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 by The eFax Team

According to a iDatix infographic, over 71M tons of paper are used every year. This number is equivalent to the average weight of 9 million elephants!

The push to preserve the environment is not simply a personal pursuit. Around the country, businesses both small and large are making changes to limit their energy consumption and waste. Creative managers are instituting policies in their companies that are being shared and adopted by other institutions.

One of the most effective ways for...

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Moving? Use internet faxing to coordinate relocations

Monday, July 23, 2012 by The eFax Team

Relocation is a big part of many Americans' lives. We move for work, for fun and for love - and we do so with more regularity than almost any other nation on Earth. While this is good in many ways - it allows us to find better jobs and experience more of the country's regions - moving can also be difficult.

Moving involves a lot of planning, coordinating and communication. For these reasons, there is a large industry centered around relocation. Van lines, storage facilities and home inspectors are all supported by Americans' penchant for mobility.

As the internet has become one of the most powerful tools for managing this situation, the number of independent movers who specialize in personal...

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Using online faxing to cut overhead expenses

Friday, July 20, 2012 by The eFax Team

Over the course of many years, even small costs can add up. Successful businesses find ways to curb these expenses in an effort to stay firmly in the black. Sometimes, this can mean limiting employee overtime or streamlining procedures. One of the most frequent sources of expenditure, however, is also among the hardest to excise from a budget - overhead.

In order to operate, businesses have many...

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Remembering Steven Covey

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 by The eFax Team

Sad news to report in the eFax blog today: Steven Covey, popular author and modern day thinker died early Monday from injuries received during a bicycling accident.

Known for his successful and influential book, "7 Habits of Highly Effective People," Covey was a modern day thinker whose approach to success flew in the face of popular success gurus.

In order, here are Covey's 7 habits. Read more about Covey and his contributions to successful businesses at Wikipedia. 

  1. Be proactive
  2. Begin with the end in mind...
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Using online fax to help manage the lunch rush

Monday, July 16, 2012 by The eFax Team

One of the fastest-growing trends in dining is customers placing their orders by fax. Many large businesses find this is a great way for many employees to order at once and to avoid miscommunications that can plague telephone orders. It is also helpful for restaurants, as they don't need to be as diligent about manning the phones.

Ordering via fax allows people to make detailed comments along with their orders, as well as provide written instructions about allergies or other dietary...

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Online Fax Helps Energy Auditors Send Documents and Go Green

Friday, July 13, 2012 by The eFax Team

With rising oil prices and increased fears of environmental damage, many Americans are taking measures to increase the energy efficiency of their homes.

From augmenting insulation and sealing windows to installing solar panels and updating furnaces, home improvement geared at greening homes is on the rise...

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