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Almost a Third of All U.S. Businesses Were Breached in 2017

Life of an Architect

And almost half of those breaches were caused by a third-party vendor or contractor

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33 Statistics Summarizing the Year in Public Relations, Content Marketing, Social Media and SEO

Apartment Therapy

Many of the posts published here are heavily weighted with surveys and reports. There are a couple solid reasons behind this approach. First, I think data provides a wide canvas of the happenings in the industry. It’s good to know where and how other marketers are finding success.

18 Quotes To Inspire Leaders in the New Year (Part 2)

Kitchen and Residential Design

By Linda Fisher Thornton This series includes 18 quotes (linked to posts with leadership guidance) to inspire you and help you develop an ethical leader's mindset. Part 1 included the first 9. Here are 9 more: Complexity Context Ethical Leader Ethical Organization Ethical Thinking Trends ethical leadership trends ethics trends inspiring leadership leadership development and ethics leadership skills

Cement Tiles Inspired by World Travels

Granada Tile

Ceramic tiles first made an appearance in the ninth or tenth century BC, with cement tile arriving quite a bit later in the 1800s when hydraulic presses were invented and Portland cement was discovered.

Coming Soon!

United Tile's Blog

As we wrap up this year, we thought we’d give you a sneak peak of some of the products that will be arriving into stock in the first quarter of 2018. We hope this gets you excited for the new year! Isla Gems Fumee. Equipe Chevron and Hexatile in Blanco Matte.

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New Years Eve Party Ideas: Dress Up your Party Glasses


One of the highlights of New Year’s Eve is certainly the popping of the Champagne bottle and drinking excellent cocktails or shots. But do you have the sparkling, glimmering glasses that suit such event? If not, don’t get out buying new ones. Just get your old plain glasses and even plastic ones and dress them up with these easy ways to make them worthy of being part of the celebrations. Look at these easy ideas for your New Years Eve Party Ideas.

Cost-Effective and Innovative Benefit Packages Promote a Healthy Work/Life Balance

Apartment Therapy

As companies transform their operational models to take advantage of opportunities presented by the Internet/IoT revolution, one of the key issues they are faced with is recruiting the right talent in a highly competitive and changed marketplace. The additional matter of ongoing increases in the total annual benefits costs per employee and/or complex legislative regulations further compounds the recruiting issue.

Gratitude is Key to a Happy New Year

Burgin Construction

Whether you have a “word”, resolution, planning day, or other tradition for New Year’s Day there is one thing that you have in common with pretty much every other person on the planet…a need to be happy.


12 Country Ways to Bring Christmas Cheer to Your Mantel

Trendir Magazine

Christmas is the perfect holiday to decorate your home from the inside out. It is fun, festive, and comes with a beautiful palette of colors. Plus, let’s not forget there is so many different decorations to choose from.

New Years Party: Lobster Macaroni and Cheese Recipe


Who doesn’t love Macaroni and Cheese? Lobster is definitely a delicacy and a preparation made with lobster suits well for a festive occasion like a New Years party. This easy lobster recipe from the Food Network is prepared with macaroni and cheese and seasoned with black pepper and kosher salt. Make your New Years party meal more delicious with this gooey, cheesy pasta with loads of lobster meat. New Years Party: Lobster Macaroni and Cheese Recipe.


Fantastic Fecal Phenomena of the Animal World

Apartment Therapy

Where there is life, there is also poop. And that’s where things get interesting. Read on for seven incredible tales of excrement from the natural world. From the Field Wildlife Top 10 Weird Nature

Sales Tips: 6 Strategies to Get Buyers to Talk to You

The A to Z of Building

Sales Tips: 6 Strategies to Get Buyers to Talk to You. By Connie Schlosberg, Primary Intelligence.

15 Round Glass Dining Room Tables That Add Sophistication To Mealtime

Trendir Magazine

If you’ve been envisioning an ultra contemporary home then you may have already had your eye on one of these stunning designs. For a unique take on a traditional space, why not choose to nix the all-wooden pieces and go with something with more of a modern twist?

How to Install Laminate Wood Flooring in Your Home

Apartment Therapy

While you may prefer to hire a professional, you can lay laminate wood flooring yourself. You can certainly do a great job by yourself, as long as you know what you’re doing.

Museums Have A New Purpose: To Help People Find Their Twin Stranger

Apartment Therapy

Source: Mashable File this under the bizarre - and also under something things I had no clue existed: People looking for their doppelgänger in museums. What's a doppelgänger ? I asked the same thing.

Product Review – Movavi Screen Recorder for Mac

Apartment Therapy

Businesses today produce and utilize videos for a variety of different reasons, including for marketing or training. In most businesses that use digital products or produce them, one way to record the footage that is needed for videos is to do so directly from your screen.

Retail Armageddon, Chupacabra, and Other Myths

Apartment Therapy

A simple Google search for the phrase “retail Armageddon” produces 413,000 results. Many of those references are very recent. Here are just a few of the search findings from this year: May 5 th, Retail Armageddon: More bankruptcies in four months than all of 2016.