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What Hackers Find Out About You When They Get Into iCloud Is Terrifying

But this story published late yesterday by Ars Technica is essential reading for anyone who cares about the privacy and security of iPhone users.<p>Basically, author Sean Gallagher bought two pieces of commercially available software that the iCloud hackers are thought to have used: Elcomsoft's iOS …

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Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A former Etsy employee recently got me thinking about something I hadn’t articulated, although I’d lived it: women are likelier than men to stick around in jobs they’ve outgrown.<p>Danielle Maveal worked for Etsy when it was a true startup. …

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Baby elephant's flight in four-seater plane

Gary Roberts is a nurse and pilot from the US who works as a missionary in Chad.<p>When he came across a herd of elephants that had been killed by poachers, he attempted to rescue the sole survivor - a baby elephant he named Max - which he then flew home in his small lightweight plane.<p>Sadly, Max later …

7 Traits of Likable CEOs | Inc.com

Whether you're in charge of a multinational corporation or you're the founder of a small startup, being a CEO is stressful. You're the final decision maker and cultural figurehead of your entire enterprise, responsible not only for securing the future profitability and existence of the company but …

Setting Boundaries & Saying No… Nicely

It feels good to be the go-to guy or girl: the one that everyone comes to for solutions to their problems. When people smile at you and tell you, …

What Australians Can Teach Us About the Work-Life Balance | Inc.com

Months before my college graduation, one of my friends brought up the idea of embarking on a three-month backpacking trip across Australia. It sounded like fun, so I did what any sane entrepreneur-to-be would do: I put off my last quarter of college and joined him.<p>While we planned the trip, several …

8 Conversational Habits That Kill Credibility | Inc.com

Dressing for success may create a good impression, but people judge your intelligence and credibility based upon what comes out of your mouth. Based upon working with the readers of my free weekly newsletter, here are eight verbal habits that immediately mark you as somebody who's either foolish or …

Why Monk Mode Is The Secret To Insane Productivity

If you have a gigantic project and a ton of people wanting your time, how do you satisfy both? By slipping into monk mode.<p>The most productive people structure solitude into their working lives: Marie Curie experimenting deep into Parisian nights, Friedrich Nietzsche tramping around Alpine lakes, …

15 Ways To Identify Bad Leaders

It’s important to realize that just because someone holds a position of leadership, doesn’t necessarily mean they should. Put another way, not all leaders are created equal. The problem many organizations are suffering from is a recognition problem – they can’t seem to recognize good leaders from …

7 Things A Business Leader Must Understand About Customer Service

To provide successful leadership you need to serve your customers, and the employees who serve your customers, successfully. Here are seven elements of doing so; I’d put money on the likelihood that you’re overlooking some of them.<p><b>1. Consistently good customer service comes through systems, not</b> …

Culture Of Courage: Creating A Culture That Breeds Bravery

Winston Churchill once said that courage is the first of all virtues because it is the only one that guarantees all others. Courage is also what it takes to set a bold course for yourself and your organization, engage in a courageous conversation, forge new ground, and to be decisive in uncertainty.<p>…

Study: Social networks are making you distrustful and unhappy

Facebook's 2012 experiment, while controversial, showed that what other people post on social media can alter moods. Apparently, though, that's not the only thing Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others of their ilk can do: according to a study by two European researchers, social media could also …

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Self-Awareness Increases With Meditation

September is Self-Awareness Month. To me, self-awareness is the process of going within and connecting with your true self. Not with your outer appearance or personality, but your inner essence. It means knowing yourself as both a physical and spiritual being, connected to all that is and all the …

Dealing With Feelings: How to Be an Emotionally-Aware Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leaders fall too easily into the trap of seeing the people who work for them as employees first and people second. Yet, it’s <i>the people</i> who determines whether or not your company will be successful.<p>How can leaders better understand what …

7 Steps to Raising Stellar, Successful, Self-Sufficient Children

Self-awareness is a key predictor of a child's ability to be balanced and secure in life. Being self-aware helps kids establish positive peer relationships, get along well at home and respect authority. Self-awareness is at the core of emotional intelligence and is crucial to your children reaching …

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Why Being Single Is Better Than Being in a Crappy Relationship

Come to our side, we have Tinder.<p>We've all been there—that sick feeling in your stomach and the heavy wave of anxiety that washes over you when you realize your relationship is definitely not working. Maybe you've been fighting about everything, nit-picking each other to death, or dealing with more …

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