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The 5 Biggest Mistakes All Leaders Make

Although everyone agrees that hiring is tough, most managers struggle with an even more prevalent leadership mistake. It’s an affliction as prevalent as the common cold, and one of the least recognized in the workplace today.

Over the last 20 years at ghSMART, we have been able to empirically observe where executives excel and where they get in their own way.

Shiny New Gadget Of The Month:

Who Else Wants A Little Music With Their Light?

The next time you replace a lightbulb, you can now pick one that will stream your favorite music and light up your life in your choice of over 16,000 colors, all with a tap on your phone.

In case you haven’t noticed, some LED bulbs now include a Bluetooth- or Wi-Fi-controlled speaker.

Do You Use Internet Explorer?

Do you know what version of Internet

Explorer (IE) you are using? If you are already using IE 11, you are safe for the foreseeable future, however if you are on Windows 7 and you haven’t yet updated to Internet Explorer 11, then next Tuesday, January 12th, will be the last time you get any browser security fixes from Microsoft.

The Rise Of Social Media in Iran

The Rise Of Social Media in Iran

Communicating via social media is a way of life for many of us, and these days it’s almost unheard of to not have a Facebook account, but what do you do to stay in touch with friends and family if you don’t have access to one of the popular social media platforms because your government has banned them? This post takes a look at how a country like Iran stays connected despite Facebook and Twitter being blocked – and why the instant messaging app Iranians do use is so wildly popular.

Guidelines to Get Protection against Cybercrimes this Holiday Season!

The holiday season is here, so excitement is at its peak. But before you forget the important things in your excitement, here’s a gentle reminder that these are not holidays for cyber crooks, hackers and scammers. In fact, while you might be away from home meeting up with your old friends or hitting the malls to buy last-minute gifts, these very hackers could be trying to breach your privacy.

Financial Regulators Weigh Cyber-security Requirements

As much as the internet is a boon for most of us, what with its global reach and connectivity, it can also be a curse for financial institutions that rely on major online operations to keep their businesses running. Technology evolves at a brisk pace, and so do the ways in which the internet can be used for exploiting the security of absolutely anything and anyone.

Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: iTranslate Makes It Easier Than Ever To Speak With Interesting People

Shiny New Gadget Of The Month: iTranslate Makes It Easier Than Ever To Speak With Interesting People

Other than the occasional epic (and hilarious) fail, translation apps are getting pretty good. And one of the best, iTranslate, now gives you voice translations on the spot.

Here’s an “at-a-glance” rundown of all that iTranslate can do:

Speak into your device and, with a tap or swipe, it recites what you just said in your choice of over 90 languages.