Fun Facts About St. Patrick and Ireland

St. Patrick wasn’t Irish and he wasn’t born in Ireland. His parents were Roman citizens living in modern-day England.

The Harp (not the Shamrock) has been a symbol of Ireland since the medieval period.

The Shamrock was a symbol St. Patrick used to preach about faith, hope and love.

Another Reminder Of Why You Can’t Use Home Routers In Your Business

This past Christmas, a hacker reportedly stumbled upon a back door to Linksys and Netgear DSL modems that allowed him to reset the router’s configuration and gain Admin access. Not good!

Some routers have this “back door” open to the local computer network while others are open to the Internet side of things, opening up users of these devices to remote Internet attacks.

Knock Down The Walls That Block Communication

To be a successful executive you must know how to knock down walls. I don’t mean the walls of brick and steel that hold up buildings; I mean the bureaucratic barriers that hold up communication.

In many companies, communication flows through narrow channels, usually from the top down — chimneys of power, they’re called.

If We Knew a Dozen Ways That Cyber-Criminals Could Cripple Your Company's Operation, Wouldn't You Want Us To Tell You?

If We Knew A Dozen Or More Ways That Cyber-Criminals Could Steal Thousands Of Dollars From Your Company’s Bank Account, Damage Your Reputation And Cripple Your Operations Wouldn’t You Want Us To Tell You?

Imagine walking into your office one morning to discover your computer network was breached by a hacker, exposing not only YOUR company’s data, but also your clients’. Imagine the embarrassment of having to notify your clients that, because of you, their personal information may now be in the hands of cyber-criminals.

The Lighter Side: Fascinating Facts About 'LOVE'  

February is traditionally the LOVE month, so here are some random love facts (or myths) that might surprise you:

People are more likely to tilt their heads to the right when kissing instead of the left (65% of people go to the right!).

Falling in love can induce a calming effect on the body and mind and raises levels of nerve-growth factor for about a year, which helps to restore the nervous system and improves the lover’s memory.

The LINES In Your Business

I have been working on my new book, which, most likely, will have the word “Line” in the title. So, I decided to do a little research on the word “Line.” I had no idea there were so many words that have “line” in them … that have a great deal to do with being successful.

How Long Do Hard Drives Really Last?

One-hundred percent of all hard drives will eventually fail. This is a fact. Some will fail prematurely due to manufacturers’ defects while others will fail because a mechanical part finally wears out. The question is, how long until that happens?

Online backup provider Backblaze.