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10+ Awesome Business Quotes to Get You Gear Right Now

If you’ve ever had a rough day at the office, then these business quotes are for you. They’ll get you motivated, ready to go, and even inspire you to greater heights. Business Quotes To Get You Moving Being motivated is awesome – but sometimes, it’s getting motivated that’s hard. Here’s some quotes to inspire you – and jump start that whole motivation process. The first few are via Success.com. “You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to

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How much water do you really need?

There’s no question that staying hydrated is a vital part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But where do we get the “eight 8-ounce glasses of water” thing anyway? It turns out, nobody knows. Some believe it began as early as the late 1700s when doctors believed water to be a powerful healing agent. Others believe that doctors in the 1940s were influenced by the “liquid industry” in order to boost sales (see more). Regardless of its origin, this common myth

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Cyber Security: Wi-Fi not as secure as you might think!

WPA2 Encryption Now Vulnerable As we’ve covered in earlier Cyber Security posts, there are many hacks and security breaches floating around the world wide web, but this one is pretty big. This past Monday was labeled “Black Monday” by many cyber security circles across the web.   According to CBS New York, “Researchers in Belgium uncovered a flaw in Wi-Fi security that makes every device you use on Wi-Fi vulnerable to cyber attacks.  It could be the mother of all

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How the Smartphone has Changed the Business World

A.K.A. Do You Check Your Phone Too Much? It is an undeniable truth: the smartphone has changed the world as we know it. What was once seen as a risky business move for Cingular (now AT&T) and Apple is now seen as a necessity for day-to-day life (in and out of the office). A recent study by Dscout stated that “average users spent 145 minutes on their phones and engaged in 76 phone sessions per day.”  This begs the question:

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Don’t Settle for the Blue Football

Working in management comes with a myriad of benefits and challenges. Larry Steinmetz dives into his decision making process in his book, Kansas Sense.   “Be quick but don’t hurry.” -John Wooden When you think of making a big decision in life, you may think of making a Pros and Cons list. You may think of flipping a coin. You may be the kind of person who likes to rely on a gut instinct. But how do you know when

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Cyber Security: Phishing and Whaling

Have you ever received an email that just didn’t seem right? A couple of weeks ago, we covered ransomware in our Cyber Security series and this week we want to dive into another form of online crime: phishing and whaling. Phishing is when you receive an email, instant message, or text message from a hacker site posing as a trusted site such as a banking website or retail homepage. The title of the email could say something like “Enter Your

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