Webcam Access – While it’s rare, there are known exploits that allow others to access your webcam (such as malicious software or software security flaws). Putting electrical tape over your webcam isn’t a bad idea, but more webcams are coming with kill switches and shutters for peace of mind.
Research suggests that when you wake up naturally (that is, you aren’t jolted awake by an alarm or radio), you feel more refreshed and energized during the day.
The Philips Somneo Sleep & Wake-Up Light puts this research to the test. It’s designed to simulate a natural sunrise right in your bedroom.
Know your data AND your risk. What kind of data are you storing? Knowing your data can inform you of your risk, and when you know your risk, you can respond with a plan to secure that data.
Have backups. Losing data cripples businesses. Always schedule regular backup so you never have to worry about losing it.
You’re not delegating. When you work too hard, it becomes easy to “take over” projects. You become a micromanager who loses sight of the team and doesn’t play to the strengths of the experts you hired to carry the load. If you’re not delegating, projects move less efficiently and you miss important details.
Do you coach your team? Do you coach them every day? In Michael Bungay Stanier’s The Coaching Habit, he gives you practical and accessible tools to turn coaching into second nature. Stanier has several methods to turn coaching into a real habit, from getting to the point in any conversation to understanding interpersonal issues.
This past June, I got to hear the one and only Daymond John speak at a small private event. You may know Daymond as a successful entrepreneur who has appeared on the hit ABC show Shark Tank. Best known as the founder of the clothing brand, FUBU, he is also the author of The Power of Broke — an insightful look into his life and what he did to find success.
How can you build your confidence as a CEO, investor or entrepreneur? New CEOs have imposter syndrome. Private equity investors who just raised another $1 billion-plus fund read newspaper headlines about the coming recession and quietly gulp. Self-made billionaire entrepreneurs worry that their fortunes will take an embarrassing hit.
Having a reliable flashlight can make a big difference, whether you’re on the job or just at home when the power goes out.
Meet the TC1200 Pro Tactical Flashlight, a flashlight designed with incredibly high standards. Made with aircraft-grade aluminum, it’s durable (it survived a 21-mile fall to Earth) and has a powerful beam is 25 times brighter than an ordinary flashlight (it boasts five modes: low, medium, high, strobe, and SOS — the strobe feature can even temporarily blind an animal or person, if necessary).
Many entrepreneurs will have written a book at some point in their lives. It’s a great way to connect with prospects and clients and to grow your business. But you need to ask yourself a few questions before you sit down.
Why am I writing the book? Understand your purpose and the story you want to convey.
The Shocking Truth Behind The Growing Cybercrime Threats You Face … And What You Can Do NOW To Protect Your Company
Are businesses losing the war on cybercrime? One recent article on ZDNet says yes. The number of security breaches has risen by 11% just in the last year. This is costing businesses even more in lost revenue dealing with these kinds of attacks. It’s wasting their time and resources.