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Here's Your Millennial Leadership Guide For Success

Boy, I wish I knew about these before I hit 30. Live and learn.<p>While this article may resemble yet another listicle to hack your way to leadership glory, quite frankly, it has a personal testimony attached. They are laser accounts of how I reinvented myself as a leader.<p>I'm not tooting my own horn. …

Should Leaders Focus On Results or People?

People often debate what makes a better leader: the no-nonsense, results-focused type or the motivational, people-focused type. New research has provided the answer -- neither.<p>James Zenger surveyed over 60,000 employees to see which leadership characteristics made leaders "great" in the eyes of …

Self-improvement

The Very First Things A New Leader Needs To Know

Nothing has more impact on your business than leadership skills. Despite that, it’s an underrated discipline that people are often expected to pick up without appropriate training.<p>Leadership is a tough job; half art, half science. Especially the first time you step up as leader or CEO it’s a …

UC Davis spent $175K to hide pepper spray cop on Google, says report

It was one of the viral images of 2011: a group of college students sitting passively on the ground while a UC Davis police officer slowly and deliberately hit them point-blank in the face with pepper spray.<p>The event drew widespread criticism of the school, dragging it into the Occupy Wall Street …

How to Tell If a Team Member Is Ready for a Management Position

There are a few, telltale signs that an employee might be ready for a management position within your company and ready to take on a small team of …

Leadership

Management Vs. Leadership: Five Ways They Are Different

For years we were taught that management has to do with forecasting, budgeting, planning and controlling. Managers were taught to manage, not to lead.<p>New supervisors and grizzled management veterans were taught how to assign work to subordinates, how to evaluate their teammates’ work, how to …

Leadership

5 Signs You Are Not a True Leader After All

Leadership isn't a title. Leadership is who you are.<p>Leadership is a tricky topic. It requires an immense amount of experience in the trenches to learn the hard lessons. The below are lessons I have learned from true leaders themselves, Ron Gibori and Aaron Webber.<p>It's common for people to associate …

U.S. to Blame Iran for Cyber Attack on Small NY Dam

The Obama administration is planning to publicly blame Iranian hackers for a 2013 cyber attack against a small dam in New York state, three sources …

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The 7 Habits of Real Leaders

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever wonder what life was like before we had gazillions of self-help books and blogs to tell us which habits and routines will make us more effective, productive, liked and even happy? How we should and shouldn’t talk, behave, work and …

Entrepreneurship

A tiny but powerful security system

In the market for a tiny security system? You're in luck, said Kellen Beck at <i>Mashable</i>. Sensor-1, made by San Francisco–based startup Metasensor, is a …

Monthly security patches are the most important updates you'll never get

Android is broken. We're all fans here, and I'd never want to switch to any other smartphone platform for my own needs, but we all know inside that …

Information Security

The Biggest Employee Management Mistakes Every Bad Leader Makes

Build a better team by improving your people management and leadership skills.<p>Is a bad leader still a leader, or are they just a "manager" in the loosest sense of the word? No matter what you call them, many managers lack fundamental training in actually managing people. Without that, it's …

There's a major, unfixable flaw in a security system used in over 200,000 homes

Security researcher Andrew Zonenberg posted on his blog that he reverse-engineered the way the SimpliSafe system's parts talk to one another wirelessly.<p>With some coding work, he built a receiver that could listen in on that chatter. He couldn't figure out the system's PIN code, but he was able to …

Security

6 tips to keep your Facebook clean, secure and private

NEW YORK (AP) — Got hundreds of Facebook friends you hardly know?<p>Now is a good time to do some digital cleanup, while the year is still fresh. Review …

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