Adam Jarski

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How to Build Your Network Like a Super Connector

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Tipping Point,</i> Malcolm Gladwell discusses the role that "connectors” play in social epidemics. According to Gladwell, connectors aren’t just people who know a lot of people; they’re people with a knack for making friends …

Entrepreneurship

Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

3 min read<p>Sorry, folks. If you “like” us on Facebook, you can’t sue us.<p>That soggy little spoonful of crazy is pretty much what American food giant General Mills slyly just added to its privacy policy. Well, not verbatim, but pretty close.<p>That’s right. If you're a U.S. citizen who likes the company …

General Mills

May 17, 2018 By Tina Rozul<p>This week on the Marketing Cloudcast, we’re sharing a sneak peek into the future of marketing with more information about …

We Can All Be LinkedIn Influencers. Here's How

Want to get published next to Richard Branson and Guy Kawasaki?<p>When LinkedIn launched the publishing network known as LinkedIn Influencer in 2012, members gained instant access to top voices in business such as Richard Branson, Martha Stewart, and Arianna Huffington. Now you have the opportunity to …

Social Media

So Much Potential, So Little Investment: Why Great Talent Languishes

If talent is so important, why aren't more companies investing in leadership development?<p>Here's an interesting contradiction: According to a survey from executive team consultancy Gap International, executives overwhelmingly agree that talent can make or break a company; yet only a minority …

Leadership

9 Startup Habits That Will Make You Twice As Successful

<b>By Shane Snow, Contently</b><p><i>This post first appeared on The Content Strategist.</i><p>When I left journalism school, I and half of the grad students in my class entered the job market as freelancers. (It’s a tough market for journalists, even today.) And then a peculiar thing happened: all of these amazing, …

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Angels, venture capitalists, private equity firms and mutual funds all evaluate investments on the same four basic criteria. At the various stages of a company's evolution from brilliant-insight baby to billion-dollar behemoth, …

3 Steps to Becoming a Thought Leader

If you are an entrepreneur or business owner, there's a surprisingly simple formula for gaining global authority.<p>When your customer is in the market for your product or service, they narrow the field by searching for relevant content to inform their decision. They do that long before you have an …

4 Ways To Never, Ever Use Jargon Again

You can use lots of words that don’t mean anything or you can speak like a real person and be a more effective communicator.<p>Listen up, everyone who’s leveraging a new paradigm to monetize and optimize a business: Andy Craig–not to mention most of the rest of us–wants it to stop.<p>Craig and Dave …

Give brands what they deserve not what they want

In 1964 the new headquarters of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) opened its doors, the fifth building the venerable organisation had inhabited …

Brands should be needed not needy

Needy is a wonderful word to describe someone that craves rather too much of something from us rather too much, whether attention, help, love, sex or …

Trust: Every brand wants it but few know how to get it

<i>One of the murals depicting the Battle of the Bogside (August 1969) in Derry Londonderry, an enduring records of the conflict in Northern Ireland.</i> …

LearnVest Is Now $28 Million Richer

Alexa von Tobel has big plans for her online personal-finance platform, which now has more than $72 million in funding.<p>You might say Alexa von Tobel is having a banner year. Hot on the heels of her <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Financially Fearless</i> and her new satellite radio program <i>Financially Fearless</i> …

Personal Finance

7 Ways to Put Your People First

To be an effective boss you need to focus on your people. That allows them to focus on customers. It's a virtuous circle, and here's how to get it rolling.<p>Being the boss means being busy, so busy that you run the very real risk of overlooking the most important thing in your business--your …

Employment

Show the Love: How Customers Reward Responsive Brands (Infographic)

More than 90 percent of customers are more inclined to make a purchase after reading a brand's response to feedback.<p>What exactly is the value of responding to customer feedback? Column Five used survey data from Bazaarvoice, a user-review software company, to answer that question with the …

showthelove

How to Act Like a Startup, Even When You're Not

Just because you've grown into a big company doesn't mean you have to let go of your roots<p>Being an entrepreneur means never having to be corporate. But growing companies can be susceptible to changes in their environment. How do you retain a startup culture as you continue to grow? We asked members …

Startups