It’s been a long day and you’ve been working on a particularly tricky spreadsheet for the last hour. Worst case scenario, what would happen? Power outage. Sure it was only for a second and everything kicks right back on. But you still lost it, all of it. Besides kicking yourself for not following that simple advice to save often what should you have done?
We’ve all been there. It may not always be spreadsheet but we all know how it feels. The blood drains from your face as the realization dawns on you that you’ll have to start completely over. And if you hated doing it the first time just imagine how that unnecessary second time will feel.
Don’t put yourself or your fellow employees in that situation ever again. There is a simple solution to this particular issue. Get a backup batter/surge protector for your computers. Never lose your work again. Nip it in the bud today.