Blog

This Is The #1 Security Threat To Your Business … And It WILL Happen To You

This Is The #1 Security Threat To Your Business … And It WILL Happen To You

Would you leave the front door of your business wide open every night? Of course, you wouldn’t. When nobody’s at the office, you’ve got to protect your assets, usually behind locked doors, a complex security system and often even a network of CCTV cameras.

The Paradox Of Choice

The Paradox Of Choice

By Barry Schwartz

As the world has grown increasingly complex and consumers have come to expect access to everything they could ever want with the tap of a screen, choice overload has begun to set in.

Most people assume that the more options they have, the happier they’ll be, but, as Barry Schwartz argues in The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less, research shows the exact opposite is true.

Top Tips You Can’t Afford To Miss From A CEO Who Survived A Ransomware Attack

Top Tips You Can’t Afford To Miss From A CEO Who Survived A Ransomware Attack

Years back, A1Care owner Percy Syddall upgraded his business with a state-of-the-art system for storing all the company’s records and customer data in a single place. The network was a massive boon to both his customers and employees. But when his entire organization found themselves locked out of the data by ransomware, with the hackers demanding a price too steep to pay, the company had to act fast.

4 Ways Smart People Blow The Close

4 Ways Smart People Blow The Close

The weirdest thing happens when it’s time to close a deal: smart people turn to mush!

I’ve seen it happen a hundred times. Even my own teammates, many of whom have PhDs and MBAs from some of the top universities in the world, aren’t immune to this issue. When they’re doing the work, my colleagues are confident, caring and even daring. But when selling the work, they often struggle. I see the same three fatal patterns with salespeople of all stripes.

2 Sneaky Ways Hackers Will Rob You Blind

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: cyber-attacks aren’t limited to big corporations and government organizations. Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report states that 58%of data breaches in 2017 occurred at small businesses.

Never Split The DIfference By Chris Voss

Never Split The DIfference By Chris Voss

In today’s business world, everyone is a negotiator. But hopefully, you’ve never had to wheel and deal your way out of a hostage situation where lives were on the line.
But that’s exactly what ex-FBI kidnapping negotiator Chris Voss used to deal with all the time in his old job.

Tips to protect your brand online

Tips to protect your brand online

Your brand’s online reputation is not helpless from negative reviews on consumer complaint sites. Though it’s nearly impossible to remove them from the Internet, there are online reputation management strategies you can use to deal with these pesky complaints. Don’t engage site or users directly Don’t send emails demanding to have the content removed or […]

Web conversion done right in 5 steps

Web conversion done right in 5 steps

Are there surefire ways to attract prospects to your website and to convince them to sign up for your product or service? The first step is always to make your website easy to use. Read on for 5 tips that improve user experiences, site trustworthiness and conversion rates. Make it mobile-friendly More people are now […]

Forget these disaster recovery myths

Forget these disaster recovery myths

Disaster recovery (DR) isn’t what it used to be. Long gone are the days when a DR solution cost over a hundred thousand dollars and relied predominantly on tape backups. Cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape. Unfortunately, there are still many misconceptions about DR. Here are a few of the myths that no […]

4 Ways To Keep Your Team Inspired

4 Ways To Keep Your Team Inspired

Entrepreneurs and business leaders often find that motivating team members is one of the most challenging parts of the job. Leaders seldom lack self-motivation — it’s so second nature to them that they get frustrated when a team member doesn’t appear to have the same level of drive and ambition.