Top 6 Best Data Loss Prevention Software – 2021 Review

Businesses implement security measures for all kinds of things to protect their interests. When it comes to securing the business’ data, though, making use of the best data loss prevention software delivers the desired protection.

Data loss prevention (DLP) tools and software may look the same at first glance. However, they achieve their goals in slightly different ways. Understanding these differences gives a business the best chance at zeroing in on the right software.

The Top 6 Best Data Loss Prevention Software Tools

  1. McAfee Total Protection – Best Overall DLP Software Tool
  2. Check Point – Best for Setting Up Data Loss Protection Policies
  3. Digital Guardian Endpoint – Best for Lots Of Locations And Devices
  4. Symantec From Broadcom – Best for Enterprise-Level Data Loss Protection
  5. SolarWinds – Easiest DLP Software to Use
  6. SecureTrust – Best for Risk-Specific DLP Management

#1 – McAfee Total Protection – Best Overall DLP Software Tool

  • Strong overall protection
  • Guards sensitive data well
  • Low cost for new customers
  • Protects data anywhere

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Businesses will appreciate the versatility they find with McAfee Total Protection. It works as a simple DLP package that requires little to no customization. But it has extensive customization features that provide an exact match for businesses that need them.

One of its best features is its ability to use algorithms to determine which segments of the business’ data are the most important. It then gives that data the highest level of protection. General-use data receives less protection from Total Protection, conserving resources for sensitive data.

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Episode 1546 Scott Adams PART2: Trouble. Get in Here

Episode 1546 Scott Adams PART2: Trouble. Get in Here


  • Biden’s Global Tax Accord
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Top 6 Best International Payroll Services – 2021 Review

With remote work becoming the new normal, companies across all industries are expanding their workforces to global markets. The ease of digital communication allows organizations to work with employees and contractors in different countries, often for inexpensive labor. 

But not every payroll solution supports cross-border payments. Companies with employees in different countries also need to understand payroll compliance and tax laws in multiple jurisdictions. 

The best international payroll services make it easy for any business to pay employees regardless of their location while remaining compliant. 

The Top 6 Best International Payroll Services

  1. Papaya Global — Best Global HR Solution With Built-In Payroll
  2. ADP Global Payroll — Best For International Payroll Compliance
  3. Immedis — Best For Streamlining Administrative Payroll Tasks
  4. Globalization Partners — Best For Businesses Expanding to New Countries
  5. Payoneer — Best For Paying International Contractors
  6. Rippling — Best For Fast International Payroll Runs

After extensive research, we’ve narrowed down the top six international payroll providers on the market. The in-depth reviews below will help you find the best international payroll service for your specific business.

#1 – Papaya Global — Best Global HR Solution With Built-In Payroll

  • Active in over 140 countries
  • Doubles as an Employer of Record
  • Compliance built-in
  • Starts at $20/employee monthly

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Papaya Global is an all-in-one solution for international hiring, onboarding, and cross-border payroll. This award-winning payroll provider is trusted by global brands like Microsoft, Toyota, Johnson & Johnson, Intel, Wix, and more.

The fully integrated HRIS platform has everything you need to manage your global workforce.

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Why Stephen King Felt Ashamed

Why Stephen King Felt Ashamed

Miss Hisler summoned Stephen King to the principal’s office because he had written and sold a horror story to his classmates. He earned over nine dollars in one day. Each copy went for twenty-five cents.

Miss Hisler rebuked the young author for writing trash and made him give all the money back.

“What I don’t understand, Stevie,” she said, “Is why you’d write junk like this in the first place. You’re talented. Why do you want to waste your abilities?”

Image of a sad puppy.

“She had rolled up a copy of V.I.B. #1 (V.I.B. stood for very important book) and was brandishing it at me the way a person might brandish a rolled-up newspaper at a dog that had piddled on the rug. She waited for me to answer. To her credit the question was not entirely rhetorical, but I had no answer to give.”

“I was ashamed. I have spent a good many years since, too many I think, being ashamed about what I write.”

“I think I was 40 before I realized that almost every writer of fiction and poetry who has ever published a line has been accused by someone of wasting his or her God-given talent. If you write (or paint or dance or sculpt or sing, I suppose), someone will try to make you feel lousy about it, that’s all.”

That summer vacation Stephen published an original story and sold 40 copies or so. He says in a way he won. “But in my heart, I stayed ashamed. I kept hearing Miss Hisler ask why I wanted to waste my talent. Why I wanted to waste my time? Why I wanted to write junk?”

From, “On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft,” by Stephen King.

How will you make someone believe in themself today?

Over 350 million copies of King’s books have been sold. Several have been made into movies: The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile, Misery, and It, for example.

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An Obvious Sign That You Will Live Longer

Women who can do this live longer and have a lower risk of dying from heart disease, cancer, and other causes.

Women who can do high-intensity exercise have a longer life and much lower risk of death from any cause, including cancer and heart disease, a study presented at EuroEcho 2019 reveals.

For the study, researchers ran a stress echocardiography test on 4,714 women while they were exercising on a treadmill.

Echocardiography stress tests are a method that shows how well your blood vessels and heart are working.

The study asked subjects to walk or run on a treadmill while increasing the intensity little by little until they felt exhausted.

A rating system was used so for the highest levels of fitness the score was 10 metabolic equivalents (METs).

This is equivalent to going up three flights very fast without a break.

Women who scored 10 METs would have good exercise capacity but those who score below that would have poor exercise capacity.

The results showed that women with poor exercise capacity had four times the risk of dying from heart disease than those with good exercise capacity.

The number of cancer deaths in women with poor exercise capacity was twice as high.

Moreover, the number of deaths from other causes in this group was four times bigger than those with good exercise capacity.

Dr Jesús Peteiro, the study’s first author, said:

“Exercise as much as you can.

Fitness protects against death from any cause.

Good exercise capacity predicted lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cancer, and other causes.”

Also during the exercise test, the researchers monitored the left ventricular chamber of the heart.

They saw that participants with poor heart function throughout exercise were more likely to die form cardiovascular disease.

Dr Peteiro said:

“Looking at both examinations together, women whose heart works normally during exercise are unlikely to have a cardiovascular event.

But if their exercise capacity is poor, they are still at risk of death from cancer or other causes.

The best situation is to have normal heart performance during exercise and good exercise capacity.”

The study was presented at EuroEcho 2019, a scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).

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Top 7 Best Email Hosting Providers – 2021 Review

Want to jump straight to the answer? The best email hosting provider for most SMBs is DreamHost.

When running a small or medium-sized business, having a branded email address is a big help. Customers are sure to take the SMB more seriously with a branded email using the SMB’s domain name versus a generic Gmail account. 

Email hosting providers give SMBs the ability to receive multiple high-end email features with strong security options too. With so many email hosting providers available, we’ve put together a list of the seven best options, depending on the needs of the SMB.

The Top 7 Best Email Hosting Providers

  1. DreamHost — Best All-Around Email Hosting Provider
  2. Hostinger — Best Budget-Friendly Provider
  3. Intermedia — Best for Email Security
  4. Scala Hosting — Best for Significant Storage
  5. Google Workspace — Best for Google-Centric Users
  6. Microsoft 365 Business Standard — Best for Microsoft-Centric Users
  7. Amazon WorkMail — Best for AWS-Centric Users

#1 – DreamHost — Best All-Around Email Hosting Provider

  • Versatile and affordable
  • Strong security features
  • Extremely easy to use
  • Multiple services available

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We like DreamHost as the best all-around email hosting provider because of its ease of use and versatility. It delivers everything the SMB could need in an email host for a low price. This is a fast and inexpensive option for obtaining a professional email address, especially for a small organization.

DreamHost delivers stronger security features than expected, especially considering the low price it offers. It carries a highly effective defense against spam, viruses, malware, and phishing attacks.

Users receive a strong mobile app with DreamHost, simplifying the process of working away from the office. All messages…

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The Secret to Magnificent Success

The Secret to Magnificent Success

Bob Burg and John David Mann wrote the following in, “The Go-Giver Influencer.”

“’When Elizabeth started coaching me, the very first thing she taught me was also the most important thing she taught me.

“‘Have a kind and generous spirit, George,’ she said. ‘A kind and generous spirit always wins. And you know why that is?’

“’I didn’t, of course. I never know the answers to the questions she asks.’”

“Gillian could easily imagine that. The woman had a sort of oracular quality. Sphinx in a hairnet.”

“The Coach turned to face Gillian. ‘Because,’ she said, ‘gratitude is the secret to all magnificent success.’”

Image of honey overflowing on spoon. Gratitude is food for the soul.

No time for gratitude:

Ambulance drivers don’t say please and thank you. Pressure and stress cause us to act like ambulance drivers.

Pressure and stress make gratitude feel inconvenient.

Being driven is another exemption from saying thank you. Driven people have too much to get done to ‘waste’ time expressing gratitude.

Pushy leaders prioritize goals over people.

Higher ups pressure you.

Direct reports don’t get it.

It’s all a formula for frustration that makes gratitude seem irrelevant.

The care and feeding of an ox:

Good people – like oxen – love to pull hard. When the load gets heavy, they dig in. They’re reliable, consistent, and hardworking. But if you crack the whip and just ride the cart, they resent you.

Gratitude is food for the soul.

When you expect a lot, give a lot.

4 ways to feed an ox:

  1. Pull with the team. How might you let the team know you’re pulling with?
  2. Don’t minimize people’s frustration. Empathy strengthens connection.
  3. Use empathy as a platform to turn conversations toward action. What are we/you going to do next?
  4. Let gratitude stand on its own. Don’t ask what’s next every time you say thank you.

How might you give a lot today?

Do you lean toward expecting a lot or giving a lot?

Note: The quote from, The Go-Giver Influencer, was recently posted on the Go-Giver Success Alliance website. I’m thankful to be a member of the alliance. I encourage you to check it out. Thank you Bob Burg for making a difference in my life.

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You Want People to Take Ownership – But How

You Want People to Take Ownership – But How

“Anything that affects my team is mine.” Brandon Ross*

“If the traffic light in front of my building isn’t working, I’m having someone look into it.”

You want people on your team who take ownership like Brandon, but how?

Image of a bright path through the woods. Delegating tasks creates workers. Delegating authority invites ownership.

5 Key factors in giving ownership:

#1. Begin with curiosity.

Barking orders creates compliance. Asking questions invites participation.

Owners participate.

#2. Notice passive patterns.

Ownership is active.

Negative situations that persist point to passive patterns. How many times have you had the same conversation? Maybe it’s time to change your approach.

Listen for passive language.

Ask people what they want and listen carefully. People often describe what they don’t want when you ask them what they want.

When people focus on things they don’t want, passive patterns prevail.

Owners know what they want.

#3. Delegate responsibility.

Delegating tasks creates workers. Offering authority invites ownership.

“Mop this floor,” is delegating a task. You begin to shift toward ownership when you ask, “Are you the person to keep this floor shiny?”

#4. Ownership requires competence.

Competent people feel confident to own things, but incompetence shuns responsibility. Expecting ownership from incompetent people is catastrophic.

Incompetence misjudges responsibility. When incompetent people take on jobs, they underestimate what it takes to get things done. Failure and frustration are inevitable.

#5. Ownership elevates the necessity of help.

Ownership isn’t doing everything yourself.

Don’t wait for help to arrive. Go get it.

An owner seeks help before deadlines are missed. If you own it, you can’t let it fail. If you’re in over your head – and often you are – seek help.

“All we have to do to create the future is to change the nature of our conversations, to go from blame to ownership, and from bargaining to commitment, and from problem solving to possibility.” Peter Block

What factors for giving ownership seem most important to you?

What factors for giving ownership might you add to the above list?

*This post includes ideas from a recent coaching conversation with Brandon Ross.

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