Change is a constant. Ho-hum, right? Everybody knows that. But, if you really do expect change, what are you actually going to do about it? If you’re committed to making your best even better, you won’t just react to change. You’ll create it.
Everyone knows the saying, “If you build it, they will come,” from the 1989 film Field Of Dreams. Well, the same rule applies to the type of work environment you create, and, as a result, how diverse your team becomes.
By Andy Bailey
To put it simply, if you can’t take a month off to travel to Italy (or to write the great American novel or do some other time-intensive activity), you’ve got a job.
When I started my first company, I thought I was out of the grind of a job.
There are multiple companies trying to break into the “smart home hub” market, but Amazon’s Echo (and its sultry Alexa) are holding on to 70 percent of the market share, and it doesn’t look like that’s changing any time soon. That’s a clear sign of victory for Amazon ¬- and a wake-up call for its competitors.
Back in 2014, Code Spaces was murdered. The company offered tools for source code management, but they didn’t have solid control over sensitive information — including their backups. One cyberattack later, and Code Spaces was out of business. Their killer had used some standard techniques, but the most effective was getting an unwitting Code Space employee to help — likely via a phishing attack.
By Mike Michalowicz
So you think you’re a failure, huh? Let me get one thing off my virtual chest right now: you’re not. I realize you may be experiencing failure. You may have had a string of failures. You may have been told you are a failure.
You stride into the office early one Monday morning. You grab a cup of coffee, flip on your computer and start checking e-mail…
A note pops up that rivets your attention:
“Your files have been encrypted. Send $5,000 within five days or they will all be destroyed.”