3 Shocking Ways To Show Up – Business Security Weekly #132
June 18, 2019
In the Leadership and Communications Segment, the trust crisis in business, employee engagement and successful change, and 3 shocking ways to show up today!
The Trust Crisis In Business - In both business and our daily lives, concerns about data security, information credibility and the fishbowl of social media are climbing fast. Businesses know they need to address this trust gap. A lack of trust is a significant threat to an organization’s ability to grow, according to more than half of the CEOs surveyed by PwC in 2016. Last year, Harvard Business Review Analytic Services reported that nearly two-thirds of global senior executives believe trust among people, businesses and institutions is declining.
Employee Engagement and Successful Change - Employee engagement is a crucial driver of several positive business outcomes, such as productivity, employee retention, customer satisfaction, and profitability. What’s often overlooked is the importance of employee engagement in driving successful change. Research by Anna University management professors C. Swarnalatha and T. Prasanna discovered a vital link between the two.
Take advice. Stop finding fault with advice. If advice won’t make matters worse, try it.
Permission-giving hinders bold action. Teach people to stop asking permission and start declaring intention. Others are timid when you don’t trust their talent.
Step back and allow others to act. The transition from being IN the spotlight to shining the spotlight is painful for some. Your need to be the center of attention prevents initiative. When you feel left out, STAY OUT!
What Is Courageous Leadership - Courageous leadership is what every employee hopes for and what every company needs. A courageous leader guides their staff without stamping out creativity, they lead by example, and they stand at the helm of the company, giving everyone behind them confidence to do their jobs to the best of their ability.
Subtle differences in opposing breach reporting bills in Congress, including a version in the National Defense Authorization Act passed Friday by the House, could have major impacts for enterprises and the government itself.
Apple continues to stay in the limelight with news around zero-day exploits; unknown researcher alleges Apple failed to patch bugs he found and did not give him credit, then claims to have released exploit code.
Many health care providers swiftly onboarded technologies to support the COVID-19 pandemic response. In doing so, they may have inadvertently expanded the threat landscape and added to ongoing vendor management challenges, posing a risk to patient safety.