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7 Traits of Super-Productive People

Is there someone on your team who seems unusually productive? Someone who gets a huge amount done — without working longer hours?<p>Super-productive people are in every industry. The most productive software developers write nine times more usable code per day than the average developer, according to …

Time Management

The Secret to Becoming a Peak Performance Leader

The biggest difference between you and elite entrepreneurs is they plan better.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Consider peak performance idols like Tony Robbins and Tim Ferriss. They accomplish more in a week than most do in a year, yet they have plenty of time to stay …

Productivity

What is cross-site scripting (XSS)? Low-hanging fruit for both attackers and defenders

October 4, 2005, dawned cold and clear--somewhere in the world, anyway. Bleary-eyed MySpace users woke from their slumber to log onto the world's …

Information Security

Three Workday Productivity Hacks

I always knew I was a pretty organized person — but then came moonlighting for a startup. To be honest, I think we can all push ourselves to be as productive as possible, but sometimes it takes a specific situation to make us fulfill our potential. I found this out quickly, as I have been …

Time Management

How to cook venison — and what you should make with each cut of meat

One of the most frequent questions hunters ask me is how to cook a certain cut of meat. The answer to that question depends not only on the cut, but also your cooking abilities and dish preferences. Which means this cut-by-cut guides is going to be tailored to my culinary tastes, and how I break …

BBQ

What Your Boss Doesn’t Want You To Know About Negotiation

<b>In Life, everything is a negotiation.</b><p>Your Job.<p>Your Bonus.<p>Your Promotion.<p>Your Project.<p>Your Deadline.<p>And the negotiation doesn’t stop when you get home …

Emotional Intelligence

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Panera Bread's breach response: Chew on this infosec fail

<b>Panera Bread, the “fast-casual” restaurant chain</b>, knew it had a gaping hole in its customer database for at least eight months, but seemingly did zip …

Panera Bread

Cybersecurity fiasco: Interior Department computers trying to talk to Russia, inspectors say

Three years after Chinese hackers stole security clearance files and other sensitive personal information of some 22 million U.S. federal employees, cyber-defenses at the Department of Interior, which hosted White House Office of Personnel Management (OPM) servers targeted in the theft, were still …

Cybersecurity

Delta and Sears hit by cybersecurity breach

If you're a frequent flyer or shop in bargain basements, your credit card info may have been compromised.<p>Delta Air Lines Inc. and Sears Holding Corp. …

Customers

3 Secrets of People Who Always Crush Their Personal Goals

Motivation leads to disappointment; systems lead to success.<p><i>What are some life-changing hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brenton Weyi on Quora:</b><p>We live in a dizzying world …

Will Power

How to Build a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan

Being hit by a cyberattack is going to be painful. But it can be less painful if you're prepared, and these best practices can help.<p>When it comes to …

Information Security

Infographic: Seven Traits That Differentiate Bad Bosses From Good Ones

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Whether you work with a micro-manager or a bully or one who takes no accountability for his/her actions, there’s no denying toll that working with a “bad boss” can take on you. Virtuzone UAE has released an …

The Workplace

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

Time Management

This is what the law allows you to do if you catch an intruder in your home - Cornwall Live

The debate about how much people can defend themselves and their families when confronting an intruder in their homes has been reignited after a …

Self Defense

10 Little-Known Uses for Vicks VapoRub

While many medical treatments from the early 1900s have been vehemently debunked, a handful have managed to stand the test of time. At the top of …

Alternative Medicine

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Self-improvement

Does Gun Control Reduce Murder? Let’s Run The Numbers Across The World

Watching the recent emotional speeches and marches supporting gun control, I can’t shake a question that nags me: Would we be safer with fewer …

Guns

Thursday's Hot Clicks: Genie Bouchard Deserves a Lifetime Ban From Eating Pizza

Genie Bouchard is a pizza monster<p>There are plenty of reasons to love <b>Genie Bouchard</b> - she dates random guys from Twitter, she's appeared in two SI …

Ben Simmons

12 managers reveal the interview red flags that keep them from hiring someone

1/<p>1. Showing up too early<p>Getty Images<p>"Basically aim to get there 30 minutes before the interview. This is your buffer, then once you've seen you are …

Warner Bros

Cisco critical flaw: At least 8.5 million switches open to attack, so patch now

Cisco patches a severe flaw in switch deployment software that can be attacked with crafted messages sent to a port that's open by default.<p>Cisco has …

Information Security

Check out this tiny Navy SEAL survival kit

If there's one group in the military that's trained to survive in the most horrible conditions known to man, it's the U.S. Navy SEALs.<p>From the icy Arctic to humid jungles, SEALs are prepared for any kind of fight against the enemy at a moment's notice.<p>Sometimes, missions don't go as planned, so …

Military

Sleeping Bags: An Owner's Manual

It’s not just a bag. It’s a lifetime’s worth of beauty sleep. Learn what features you need, shop accordingly, and keep your bag in good repair, and …

Backpacking

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

Cybersecurity

Hurrah! TLS 1.3 is here. Now to implement it and put it into software

Which won't be terrifyingly hard: it's pretty good at making old kit like the way it movesThe ink has dried, so to speak, on TLS 1.3, so it's time …

Information Security

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option - SFGate

Shutterstock<p><b>Many people wonder whether it's better for your health to do occasional intense workouts or daily low-level activity.</b>• <b><br>New research from the American Heart Association suggests that it doesn't matter, as long as your workouts fall into one category: aerobic exercise.</b>• <b><br>That means that</b> …

Exercise

These 14 Urban Survival Skills are Critical

<i>by Megan</i><p>When SHTF, the most important thing for you to understand is that everything you know about how the world works can change very quickly. Most …

Taxicabs

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

A Beginner-Friendly Guide to Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)

<b>The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) is essential for getting a project off the ground. Creating a WBS, however, can be a daunting task. This</b> …

Project Management

Secrets to a Less Stressful Life

You’re at your desk, about to log off for your lunch break, when you hear the ding of an incoming text. You read the message from your partner …

Mindfulness