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When you’re so ruthlessly determined to use technology to establish a better life, then it’s Tek or Die. Latest episodes here: https://tekordie.com

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When you’re so ruthlessly determined to use technology to establish a better life, then it’s Tek or Die. Latest episodes here: https://tekordie.com

    Software Sales vs Hardware Sales: 4 Things You MUST Know Before You Choose Your Career Path

    Software Sales vs Hardware Sales: 4 Things You MUST Know Before You Choose Your Career Path

    Making the decision about which type of sales career to pursue can be tough. You want to make sure you pick the right path for you, but there are so many factors to consider!

    Not only do you need to think about your job security and earning potential, but you also need to be aware of how product knowledge and sales cycle length can affect your ability to perform well.

    Keep listening as I break down the 4 most important things you need to know before making your decision between a career in hardware vs software sales. 

    I will include a review of the highest earning potential between the two and I'll show you a community of B2B sales professionals that you can join today to level up your skills while connecting with the best sales employers at the end of this episode.

    • 10 min
    Tech Sales: Here's Your Career Path to Success

    Tech Sales: Here's Your Career Path to Success

    You may have heard that the tech sales industry is growing rapidly. If you're interested in pursuing a career in this field, here are some reasons why you should consider a career in tech sales:


    The tech sales industry is still growing rapidly. There are plenty of opportunities for those who are interested in pursuing a career in this field.The benefits of a career in tech sales include job security, good pay, and the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies.A career in tech sales can lead to advancement opportunities and a higher salary potential.If you're interested in working with people and technology, then a career in tech sales may be right for you.

    Now some people pursue a career in tech sales, because they think it will be an easy way to make money. They don't realize how much work is involved in a career in tech sales. 

    They think that all they have to do is sell products to people, but this is not the case. There's so much more that goes into making those sales a reality.  

    In this episode, I outline the strategies and ideas that you should always keep in mind while striving for success in your tech sales career.

    • 14 min
    How to Get into Tech Sales

    How to Get into Tech Sales

    There are many reasons why someone like you might want to get into tech sales. The pay can be very lucrative. You can work from anywhere in the world. And since this is a tech-related field, you will always have the opportunity to learn and grow in your career.

    However, there are some common challenges you have to overcome in order to switch into a career in tech sales. It will also take hard work, dedication, and the right gameplan for success.  

    So what’s the solution? In this episode, I will give you five crucial tips to keep in mind in order to transition to a new role as a technical sales representative.

    • 15 min
    Incognito Mode

    Incognito Mode

    Every day we get bombarded with the negativity of the world. On the news, on the street, and on our phones. It feels like the whole world is going crazy. Sometimes, we can barely convince ourselves to get out of bed. 

    Once you add on all of the problems that life throws our way, it can be too much to bear. And that’s when it’s time to get away. Disappear from the world, and find your peace. 

    I invite you to take a trip away from the insanity. Log-off from the matrix, grab your shades, and switch your mind to Incognito Mode.   

    By the way, did you figure out the code?

    • 4 min
    How Gas Station Credit Card Scams Work

    How Gas Station Credit Card Scams Work

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    Gas station credit card scams (also known as credit card skimming) can affect anyone who uses their credit or debit cards at ATMs, gas stations, restaurants or retail stores.

    A skimmer is a device installed on card readers that collects card numbers. Criminals will later recover and use this stolen info for fraudulent purchases. In this episode, we talk about how this scheme works, how thieves make money with the data, and what steps you can take to hopefully avoid getting your card information and money stolen.

    Show Notes

    0:00 Why this topic
    8:00 The Darkweb: Honor among thieves?
    9:30 Favorite Soprano TV show scene
    11:15 EMV chip use in America 
    26:36 What’s done with the stolen credit card info?
    30:30 Look how fast the fake credit card skimmer is installed!
    33:25 The Target hack
    34:15 Why you should cover the keypad when entering your PIN.
    35:40 What to do when spending money while on vacation.
    40:30 Flipper Zero
    45:40 Cyber Security Resources For Women
    52:45 Major gas line problem causes 60 explosions

    Thank you to Ebony Nyenya from CSR4W.com for a great a conversation about this fascinating topic! ⭐ Also this is Cybersecurity Awareness Month! CSR4W.com has a very informative breakdown on the real reason Cybersecurity Awareness Month matters.

    Check it out by going here: https://cybersecurityresourcesforwomen.com/cybersecurity-awareness-month/

    • 57 min
    DEF CON 30 - The Recap

    DEF CON 30 - The Recap

    Taylor V. stops by as we recap DEF CON 30 out in Las Vegas. There was a lot of ground to cover, so check out the show notes for some of this episode’s main talking points including some of our favorite villages. 

    Show Notes
    0:00 Intro1:30 Line Con2:20 Badge life4:20 Favorite Village 8:00 Conference networking12:00 Badge life of the party18:05 Merch Life23:21 OSINT Challenge27:25 Black Girls Hack28:25 Hotel Advice30:00 Girls Hack Village32:00 Conference Tips

    • 42 min

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