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It is good to have an IT team and/or a third-party partner like a managed services provider (MSP) that helps keep your company protected against cyberthreats. It is even better to have all stakeholders be involved in preventing data breaches. Here’s how everyone can be proactive when it comes to cybersecurity. Understand the threats you’re facing Before any small- or medium-sized business (SMB) can work toward preventing cyberattacks, everyone involved needs to know exactly what they’re up against. Whether you’re working with in-house IT staff or an MSP, you should review what types of attacks are most common in your…
Ever been perplexed why some people don’t think or feel the same way you do?  Each person’s innate underlying motivation may provide the answer.  The Enneagram is a powerful personality system with nine distinct personality dynamics.  Each dynamic has a unique motivational force. In this video, I briefly explain the nine distinct motivations underlying each Enneagram type. Enneagram Motivation Video Start times for each of the Enneagram motivations: Enneagram 1 motivation 3:40 Enneagram 2 motivation 6:45 Enneagram 3 motivation 10:00 Enneagram 4 motivation 8:15 Enneagram 5 motivation 13:05 Enneagram 6 motivation 14:35 Enneagram 7 motivation 11:45 Enneagram 8 motivation 2:00…
The experience of being yourself is innately satisfying. If who you really are does not give you the experience of health, happiness, love, and full self-expression – or ‘aliveness’ – then that is not who you really are. When you experience yourself as yourself, that experience is innately satisfying. The experience of the self as the self is the experience of satisfaction. Satisfaction is not ‘out there’. It cannot be brought in. You will never get satisfied. It cannot be done. When you want more and different or better, that is gratification, and while that is gratifying, we always want…
Protected health information (PHI) includes personal, medical, and financial information, as well as other data created or used when a patient sought and received healthcare services. Due to the sensitive nature of PHI, it is highly valuable to hackers — and this is why your healthcare organization must do everything possible to protect any PHI data it handles. These best practices will put you on the right track toward keeping PHI secure. Educate your staff A comprehensive data security training program is necessary to combat ever-evolving threats to the healthcare industry. Training should be done regularly and cover all the…
Greetings Colleagues, These are certainly challenging days and even under the most optimistic scenarios, we will be in the “soup” of dealing with Covid19 on top of so many other social, civil, and environmental struggles for quite some time. How we confront these challenges came to the forefront of my mind recently when I was asked to be the speaker at a client’s sales meeting. As I was preparing my remarks, I realized that the sequence of the 7 habits that I describe in my book, “You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have” was incorrect. My first habit and what…
Mr. Swett is Managing Director of Wealth Management at UBS and leader The Swett Wealth management Group. Visit here for more information. Face-to-face interaction has always been an important part of American culture and other cultures around the world. Handshakes, hugs, eye contact, facial expressions and other visual cues are all critical to understanding people, forming opinions, interpreting situations and establishing a strong EQ. Now Covid has taken much of that away, and it seems likely that we’ll remain in this environment for an extended period of time. Of course there are numerous potential advantages to the current restrictions as…
Many realtors and real estate agents follow the same old patterns of buying magazine and newspaper ads, updating Zillow, hosting a weekend open house, and placing a sign in front of the property for sale. Although it still pays to use these tactics to sell homes, closing a deal is where most real estate agents fail. So, if you’ve got a property that you wish to sell or rent out ASAP, you need to do things a little differently. Many potential home buyers are not biting because most of these properties are more often cluttered and unorganized, making it impractical…
Whether you are looking to declutter your own home or simply clearing your house in preparation for sale, the process is often tiring and emotionally consuming. It is even more challenging when you are clearing a deceased estate for settlement or sale with your loved ones items still left inside. Besides these challenges, estate clearing is usually time-sensitive. Each project is different and has specific timelines and goals surrounding it. But with the right tips, you can manage the whole process without feeling emotionally drained. Here are five estate clearing secrets 1. Formulate a plan For an effective estate clearing,
If you’re moving out of your old home late in life, you’ll be overwhelmed by all that needs to be done. Some of the considerations you need to make include packing, decluttering, scheduling movers, and selling the home. A senior move manager can help you with all aspects of moving you from professional packing, downsizing, to arranging furniture in a new space, so it feels like home. If you’re moving to a nursing home, the manager will also play a significant role. Here are some of the key issues of using a senior move manager. 1- Planning The…