Five tips to avoid a security breach

Five tips to avoid a security breach

If you’ve read this blog before, you already know security is paramount to the success of any small business. We cover the ever increasing cases of security violation in big and small businesses, as well as national and international organizations where data, applications, networks, devices and networks have been illegally accessed by unauthorized people.

Prioritizing data backups with analytics

Prioritizing data backups with analytics

The prevalence of digital data has become an integral part of life and business in modern times. Staggering amounts of data is generated every day and businesses have grown exponentially as they’ve found ways to monetize it. In fact, most experts agree that by the year 2020, there will be 1.7 terabytes of data generated per person on the planet.

Google’s Chromebook Pixel may have faded into a high-resolution sunset…

But the good news is, some great new challengers will soon take its place.  The Dell Chromebook 13, for instance, sports a 1080p touch-screen display, aluminum chassis, glass trackpad and a (very fast) Intel Core i3 processor.  Meanwhile, weighing in at just 2.9 pounds, the Toshiba Chromebook 2 delivers nearly the same performance as the Dell.

Want earbuds that last – and sound great?

Bragi’s new earbuds, named simply The Headphone now have “bragging rights” on both battery life and sound quality.  At six hours of battery life, these buds shred all competition.  That includes Erato’s Apollo 7 and the Earin buds – both of which wimp out at three hours.

Ditch the meeting, get more done

The average manager spends 30%-50% of their time in meetings.  And most feel 67% of meetings are an utter waste.  So what can we do to stop killing time?  Quit having meetings.  Here are three ways to tell if a meeting is worthwhile.  1) Compare cost to benefit.

Accomplish More By Doing Less

As I’ve considered what some of today’s greatest achievers – Richard Branson, Maria Shriver, Arnold Palmer, Tony Hawk, John Wooden and Colin Powell, among many others – have accomplished in their lifetimes, I’ve thought about why many of the rest of us work harder and put in longer hours without achieving the same big results.