How much do you trust Jesus?

I remember watching this video once in our church and I finally found it again.

The question for all of us is the same: HOW MUCH DO WE TRUST HIM?

The Shortest Distance between a Problem and its Solution

The Shortest Distance between a Problem and its Solution is the Distance between your Knees and the Floor.

The One who Kneels to Pray to God can Stand Up to Any thing.

So pray before the God to overcome your all difficulties!!!

Check your email from mail.ptx.cz in browser

The article will show you how to check your email from mail.ptx.cz in your browser. The pictures were taken from Google Chrome browser and I know that it might look different in another browsers, but the procedure is always the same.

1. Go to https://mail.ptx.cz/webmail

First thing you have to do is to go to PTX WebMail

2. Click on Advance Link

This information comes due to the fact, that the connection is secured (over SSL), but we didn’t buy a  SSL certificate. In our case we told the server to trust to himself.

If you have confirmed this exception before, you might not see the step 2 and 3 from this manual at all.

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3. Click on Proceed to mail.ptx.cz (unsafe)

Click on the link and the system will redirect you to the login screen. Do not be afraid of the word unsafe. Nothing bad is awaiting for you.

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4. Provide your email and password

To login into your inbox, you have to know your email (insert it as username) and password. When you insert both of them, click on Login button and system will redirect you to your inbox.

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It’s hard to believe, but that’s it. Nothing more is needed to be done.

Mother Teresa / Do it anyway

People are often unreasonable and self-centered. Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.

If you are honest, people may cheat you. Be honest anyway.

If you find happiness, people may be jealous. Be happy anyway.

The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have and it may never be enough. Give your best anyway.

For you see, in the end, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway.

Mother Teresa.

Solved: Contact Form 7 + SMTP with TLS (Office365)

I came across and issue with setting up correctly Contact Form 7 (wordpress plugin) to send emails via SMTP  transport. SMTP uses TLS encryption – basically it was for Office365. Another plugin I needed was WP-Mail-SMTP.

I set up everything in WP-Mail-SMTP settings correctly and I tried to send a test email from the page. And I got it. But when I went to Contact Form, press submit and …. an error occurred. I couldn’t find out why.

As I love to do, I went into the code of all the involved plugins and I found out that the issue was with my settings for the Contact Form.

When I set up the form, I set up that the from should be [name] [surname] <[email]>, so e.g. Hubert Frey <info@hubertfrey.com>. This caused all issue and I used 30 minutes of my time.

I was getting this SMTP error message:

<code>Client does not have permissions to send as this sender error</code>

The issue is that the exchange server didn’t allow me to send email from different email account than I used for SMTP as username.

I fixed the From field for my contact form and everything started to work as expected. Bravo to myself, one more time 😉

Recommend Video: Happiness 101 with Tal Ben-Shahar

I have come across this video yesterday. And even though it takes more than 1 hour, it’s a good video which I would recommend.

One part I remember from the video is that if you have your email opened while you have to focus on something, you are loosing 10 IQ. To compare it – if you do not sleep and work 36 hours, you loose 10 IQ or if you smoke marijuana, you loose 4 IQ.

There are more interesting facts mentioned throughout the video. If you have a time, I really recommend to watch this.

Btw, it’s better to listen to this that to check a Facebook timeline 😉

Property & Investment Expo 2015, Cyprus

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Visit Cyprus Property & Investment Expo 2015  for more info.

Thomas A. Edison / Being busy does not always …

One motivation quote from Thomas A. Edison

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.

How to find files with a content in directory

I have a directory with a lot of csv files and I need to find those which contain a specific string

1. Looking for tomas

grep tomas * | cut -d" " -f1

Track your hours with Harvest App

We all know this. You come to work in the morning and by time you are leaving, the last task of the day is to fill up your Timesheet – what you work on and how much time you spent on each task. And I will not lie – I always struggled with this. I never knew how much time I spent on what and I also found out, that my time estimation was always wrong – I spent more time than I thought.

I was trying to find out any solution for this – I’ve used paper where I tried to write time when I started new project, I tried to use any kind of application to keep tracking my hours, but nothing worked for me.

At the end, I tried Harvest – Simple Online Time Tracking Software and I finally found the solution which works for me.

The idea of the article is not to present Harvest as itself – you can go to the internet and find more information about this tool, but to give you and idea how I use it.

One thing to mention now – I am using Harvest for my every day job, tracking my working hours in the company and also tracking my hours for my private client and still, free subscription is enough for me.

You might say – ah ok, so you do not work on many different projects, but the truth is, that I do and I use a little trick to manage it completely with Harvest.

Harvest  free subscription comes with 2 projects, 4 clients, and unlimited invoicing for 1 user and believe or not, it’s enough for me. So how do I use the Harvest?

As mentioned above, I have 2 projects to use – so I created

  1. Company projects
  2. Private projects

The great thing that is not mentioned anywhere is, that each project can have unlimited tasks (at least I haven’t found any limitation for this) and that’s how my little trick works. I use tasks to as company projects.

Another great thing is that a task has its own statistics, time tracking etc – so it can really be used as “a project”. And this trick saves me a lot of hassle per day.

Thanks to Harvest API, I was able to write a small integration with our own intranet, so when I need to report my hours, I just open our intranet, select specific day and press button – Import from Harvest.

What took me 10 – 15 minutes each day, now takes only 1. That’s a great time saving. Not talking about the fact, that I do not need to remember anything. All info is safely saved and can be used anytime.

To make it even more easier, Harvest can be integrated into Asana – so before I start working on any project, I can just press an icon and start a Harvest timer. And when I am done with a task, I just simply stop it. All perfectly works and my issue with timesheet is finally solved.

So try Harvest – Simple Online Time Tracking Software yourself and let me know how it goes.

How to you track your working hours? Let me know your process in comments underneath.

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