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Let My People Go Surfing: The Education Of A Reluctant Businessman By Yvon Chouinard Yvon Chouinard is not a typical entrepreneur. The founder of Patagonia didn’t dream of making it big. Rather, he started making climbing gear to fund his passion for scaling cliffs and adventuring in the outdoors.

In his memoir, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education Of A Reluctant Businessman , Chouinard talks about Patagonia’s meteoric rise through victories, rough patches and shifting ideals, including its environmental efforts. It’s a fascinating look

at a different way of doing business and offers unique perspectives for today’s entrepreneurs, such as how they can recognize their environmental impact and what they can do to reduce it.

3 Ways To Stop Cybercriminals Cold In Today’s Crazy Times

May 2020

You’ve seen it. You’ve probably even experienced it. For what feels like forever now, just about everyone has been forced to modify priorities. As a business owner, you’ve probably been focused on shifting your business to accommodate this world crisis. You may even be investing more of your time in retaining customers and generating new cash flow. If you’re like most people out there, you’ve barely even had time to think about cyber security and protecting your important data. Maybe you’ve heard the saying “Never let a crisis go to waste.” It’s as if cybercriminals wrote it because that’s exactly what they’re

thinking right now. In fact, they’re probably working overtime right now to craft new malware while our lives have been turned upside down. Yes, as you’re focused on your business, hackers are finding new ways into your IT network. Their objective is to steal data and passwords, compromise your clients’ private information and even demand large ransoms. Did you know that cybercrime is expected to cost $6 trillion (that’s a 6 followed by 12 zeroes!) by the year 2021? But, now is when hackers are expected to do their absolute most damage.

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