GDPR And Non-EU Businesses A Quick Guide to Find Out If The EU-GDPR Applies to Your Non-EU Business

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While GDPR is a EU law, it can apply to businesses anywhere in the world. Some business owners do not know if the new law applies to them and others haven’t even heard about it.  If you are unsure how GDPR will affect your business and want to avoid potential sanctions or possibly millions in penalties, this quick guide is a starting point for you.
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GDPR Readiness – The Right Start Three Simple Questions That Start Your Journey Towards GDPR Compliance

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Talking to business owners and executives about how they prepare their organizations for GDPR readiness I almost always get a similar picture. Compliance preparations are delegated to a Business Analyst, a Data Expert and an IT Information Security Officer. As a team they are tasked with identifying and implementing changes to gain compliance.

While it is laudable that organizations take action, they underestimate the scope of the new regulation. I am afraid that many of these businesses will be in for a rude awakening when GDPR comes into effect.Read More

Of Pills, Skin, and Nails Espresso #2

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Last Saturday, I was in my local Boots (a UK drugstore chain) as part of my weekly errands ritual. It was about noon and most of the staff must have been on their lunch break, as only two check-outs were staffed.

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Enthusiasm

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If I had to put my finger on a single attribute that defines the difference between a compliant workforce and an absolutely committed one, it has to be enthusiasm.

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Why Your Organization Does Not Innovate

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For years innovation ranks high on most business leaders’ agenda, and for a good reason. In today’s dynamic business environment, disruptors come fast and hit hard. A market leader who does not innovate will find itself fast in the defensive.

Yet most business leaders say that they do not see any significant return on their innovation strategies. Is innovation just another hyped buzzword that failed to deliver on its promise?

Unfortuantely the word is overused to the point that only lip-service is paid

What is wrong?

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Doomsday Tomorrow

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Our Earth is degenerate in these later days; there are signs that the world is speedily coming to an end; bribery and corruption are common; children no longer obey their parents; every man wants to write a book and the end of the world is evidently approaching. This is an alleged inscription on a 5000-year old clay tablet. Some suggest, it may be a hoax from a hundred years ago.

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