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15 Proven Tips to Boost Your Sales Immediately

Use these time tested sales tips to improve your performance right now.<p>I'm a collector. I collect everything from vintage Coca-Cola machines to really good sales questions. In this article, I'm sharing some of my favorite sales tips that I've collected from many great salespeople who've allowed me …

Selling

14 Things Only Antisocial Couples Understand

Hermit love is real.<p><b>1. If you go out you could have an amazing time, but you will probably just have an OK time.</b> If you stay in, you'll definitely have an above-average evening. It's just good math.<p><b>2. Facebook invites are a nightmare.</b> They encroach on your quality time. Which is all the time.<p><b>3. You</b> …

The Key to Sales: Wasting as Little Time as Possible

Here are some tips for streamlining your sales process.<p>I write about sales often both because it's the lifeblood of any organization, and in my experience, it is the area in which more startups are least experienced or inclined. I also write and talk about it frequently because raising capital is a …

Venture Capital

En América Latina, 31% de las personas no usan internet para transacciones bancarias

Angela María de La Rosa - amrosa@larepublica.com.co<p>Germán Patiño, gerente de desarrollo de negocios de Easy Solutions para el norte de América …

4 Steps to Implementing a Sales Methodology the Right Way

Identity theft tops list of consumer complaints

Identity theft was once again the number one complaint from Americans this year, according the Federal Trade Commission's annual tally.<p>There's no doubt it's a scary situation when it happens. If a criminal gets his hands on some personal information, it can wreak havoc on your life. You might find …

Identity Theft

Hackers rob US and global banks of millions in one of the largest heists ever

Banks in Russia, Japan, the US, and Europe have fallen victim to a massive, sophisticated malware hack, allowing the perpetrators to steal hundreds of millions of dollars since 2013. According to a Kaspersky Labs report provided to the <i>New York Times</i>, more than 100 banks in 30 nations have been …

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

This Fake Phone Charger Is Actually Recording Every Key You Type

“Whose phone charger is that sticking out of the wall? Oh. It must be Ben’s. Ben always leaves his charger at work. Classic Ben!”<p>Alas, it’s not Ben’s charger. Hell, it’s not a charger at all. It’s actually a little spy device <i>disguised</i> as a phone charger, capable of sniffing out every key you type …

Gear & Gadgets

Don’t toss that old Android: Turn it into a Chromecast receiver!

For its $35 price tag, Google’s Chromecast is already fairly inexpensive. Still, you might be able to save that money by re-purposing an Android …

Top 10 TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

Bill Gates, Edward Snowden, Larry Page, and the inventor of the World Wide Web converged on the year's hottest topics.<p>TEDGlobal 2014 kicked off this week in Rio de Janeiro with panels focusing on how ideas, both good and bad, spread across borders.<p>If you've yet to accumulate enough frequent-flier …

TED Talks

For better privacy, change these iOS 8 settings

The minute you download and install iOS 8, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad, you should take note of these privacy steps in order to lock down your device.<p>iOS 8 has a number of new features tied to your location. It also has new privacy settings, allowing …

The $95 Watch Designed To Win Over The Luxury Market

Upstart watch brand Leonard & Church wants to deliver luxury-caliber watches at prices that appeal to discerning consumers.<p>Leonard & Church began, like so businesses do, when the founder wanted something. Chris Chon was approaching the end of his MBA at Kellogg School of Management, and he was …

Warby Parker

This Game Will Make You Feel Insane. Try It!

What’s the goal? Make your way through the maze. And try to keep your sanity.<p>Video games make us feel like gods, but we’re all just trained pets. A game will hand us a rocket launcher with unlimited ammo (I’m a god!). Then it will literally draw a trail leading us to our next target to shoot. And …

Do You Know the Absolute Best Watches on the Market Right Now? The Experts Have Spoken

The dust has settled and the winners of the annual AskMen Watch Awards, as chosen by our readers, have been determined. Our horological experts nominated 50 different watch models across five distinct categories, and suggested brands for the coveted Brand of the Year prize, and your votes did the …

3 Psychological Traps that Keep Your Startup in Sorrow

<i>This post originally appeared on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>You’re stuck in the trough of sorrow. No matter what you do, nothing in your company is improving.<p>You look around you, and everyone you know is crushing it. Their companies are getting acquired, they’re raising huge funding rounds, and they’re …

Hackonomics: Stolen Twitter accounts ‘more valuable’ than credit cards

According to a new report, the value of Twitter accounts on the black market for hacked wares has eclipsed the value of stolen credit card …

Social Media

Supuestas interceptaciones a negociadores del Gobierno no aparecen aún

Tras las primeras indagaciones sobre el supuesto ‘hackeo’ a los negociadores del Gobierno en los diálogos con las Farc, desde un local de la …

14 Steps To Improve Your LinkedIn Presence In 2014

Contributor William Arruda gave Forbes readers good reasons last week to give LinkedIn a much more serious look in 2014.<p>Now that Arruda has covered the “why” of updating your profile, I’d like to take a closer look at the “how.” So I’ve reconnected with Wayne Breitbarth, the LinkedIn consultant and …

El valor del código abierto en la seguridad de Android

Si utilizan un teléfono o tablet Android, existe una gran variedad de beneficios derivados de la naturaleza abierta de Android. La personalización es …

10 Claves para Fidelizar a tus Clientes

Compartir Twittear<p>Más que realizar una venta, todo negocio debe enfocarse en crear clientes. Incluso hay quienes dicen que el objetivo de un negocio …

Top 10 ways to be rude in business

(MoneyWatch) In the 1990 sleeper "Crazy People," Dudley Moore throws a guy's hardwired cell phone into the East River, saying "People who use car …

Top 10

Experts offer cyber security forecast for the year ahead - Help Net Security

Kroll released its third annual Cyber Security Forecast, a prediction of the most significant cyber issues organizations will confront in 2014. The …

English - Global

This article discusses our project that involved searching for vulnerabilities in implementations of the OPC UA protocol. We hope to draw the …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …