#941 - Please Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information
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For the interested: I was a guest on Josh Spector's podcast this week. Who's Josh Spector? He's an entrepreneur helping entrepreneurs. To quote his site: "I simplify audience and business growth for creative entrepreneurs." His podcast model is a little different (he takes questions from his guest, not the more typical other way around).
It was an intersting discussion. Among other things, I share one of the things I would have done differently. (Hint: you're reading it. )
Something I want YOU to do differently
Next to backups it's something I harp on a lot. I do so because I see the disasterous results of not doing this, almost daily.
Not doing so puts your account at risk of permanent loss. As in gone forever. I see it constantly.
Also this week:
- When tech makes us crazy.
- Opening ISO files.
- A two-factor tale of woe.
As always, links below.
Off for Thanksgiving week.
Please Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery Information
Without it, you risk losing your account forever.
Account recovery information is an important yet often overlooked part of account security. Managed poorly, it can lead to permanent account loss.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
When Tech Drives You Crazy, Don't Make the Problem Worse
|Impatience leads to frustration. Frustration leads to desperation. Desperation often leads to more problems than you started with.|
How Do I Open an ISO File in Windows
|ISO files are a common disk-image distribution format. We'll look at the best ways to open and use ISO files.|
A Lost-Second-Factor Tale of Woe and How to Avoid Your Own
|A tech journalist lost his phone and encountered issues recovering a two-factor-protected account. We can all learn from his experience.|
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A Lost-Second-Factor Tale of Woe and How to Avoid Your OwnA tech journalist lost his phone and encountered issues recovering a second factor-protected account. We can all learn from his experience.
How Do I Open an ISO File in WindowsISO files are a common disk-image distribution format. We'll look at the best ways to open and use ISO files.
PLEASE Set Up and Maintain Account Recovery InformationAccount recovery information is an important yet often overlooked part of account security. Managed poorly, it can lead to permanent account loss.
Windows Explorer Missing?More details at https://askleo.com/windows-explorer-missing/
When Tech Drives You Crazy, Don't Make the Problem WorseImpatience with tech drives you crazy and leads to frustration. Frustration leads to desperation. Desperation often leads to more problems than you started with.
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