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You'd think that with all the iPad productivity apps, smartphone productivity apps, productivity blogs and techniques and discussions... that we'd be …

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A friend sent out an email blast (I hate that word, for good reason) to his ample address book to promote a new project and got a lot of blowback for …

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USE ALL CAPS IF YOU'RE YELLING.<p>Italics has many uses. <i>Too many</i>. We rely on it for referencing Latin (<i>per capita</i>) or slang or snideness or asides or …

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A friend got some feedback on a new project proposal recently. "It will have trouble standing out on a shelf that's already crowded."<p>The thing is, …

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Mentorship works for two reasons. Certainly, the person being mentored gains from advice and counsel and even access to others via introductions, etc.<p>…

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The Department of Justice has decided, apparently, not to prosecute Wikileaks for leaking information because the prosecutors would have a "New York …

The sound of a small bell during a dark night | Seth's Blog

…is louder than the din of traffic outside your window during rush hour.<p>Surprise and differentiation have far more impact than noise does.

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Isn't it odd that the US had so many statesmen during the late 1700s?<p>What a coincidence that so many great jazz musicians were born in the 1920s and …

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The obvious answer to your problem isn't obvious yet, but once someone finds it, it will be.<p>That's the way obvious answers work. They're not obvious …

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Rule 1: If there's no really good reason for a business to be done locally, it will migrate to the web.<p>Rule 2: Businesses that migrate to the web …

A legacy of Mandela | Seth's Blog

Others can better write about Nelson Mandela's impact on the world stage, on how he stood up for the dignity of all people and on how he changed our …

Three Steps For Transforming Employees Into Brand Ambassadors

Every well-managed company strives to have a strong brand. The main motivator? Sales volume, often paired with premium pricing. For most companies, the stronger the brand, the higher the premium they can charge for their products and services. Think about why so many people pay $4 for a Starbucks …

Want To Find Brand Ambassadors? Start With Your Employees

The 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer, a trust and credibility survey that collects data from more than 30,000 people, found that <b>regular rank-and-file company employees have more credibility than executives.</b> While this might seem like bad news for companies – it should be considered a fantastic …

The Social Employee: The Secret Sauce That Cisco, Southwest Airlines, And Adobe Use To Win

Thanks to social media, businesses are more transparent than ever. In a conversation with one of the authors of the new book, The Social Employee, Fast Company contributor David Brier discuss how companies can leverage this idea to empower employees as brand ambassadors.<p>“What if your employees …

How Starbucks, Walmart And IBM Launch Brands Internally And What You Can Learn From Them

Last year, for well over 100 brands, it was time for a new brand positioning and marketing message. In fact, rebranding or repositioning is happening with increasing frequency, as changes in the media landscape and message-weary audiences are making it harder for the same message to break …

How to Launch a Successful Brand Ambassador Initiative

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Marketing a startup or a young brand is a lot like starting a fashion trend in high school. In lieu of a giant fashion budget -- or, in the case of startups, an advertising budget -- you need to rely on your own creativity to …

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Persistence is doing something again and again until it works. It sounds like 'pestering' for a reason.<p>Tenacity is using new data to make new …

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To make a change happen.<p><i>No change, no point.</i> A presentation that doesn't seek to make change is a waste of time and energy.<p>Before you start working …

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is that you're going to need far more talent than you were born with.<p>The second lie is that the people who are leading in the new connection economy …

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There have always been bullies among us, and it's worth taking a moment to see how our culture has built a role for them to be useful heroes. Taught …

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Someone in your office walks out every day with a laptop under his coat. He fences them down the street and keeps the money.<p>After he's discovered, …

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Here are attributes many of us value in co-workers, bosses, employees, friends and vendors:<p>you get the idea. These are things that turn someone from …

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If you could eat the kitchen sink, that's what you'd get when you order Salmagundi. "Salmagundi is a salad dish, originating in the early 17th …

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In fact, the only use of proof is to have a shot at creating belief.<p>It's not the only way, though, and it's not always the best one either.

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If it's over your head, does it really matter?<p>At some point, when the stakes are high enough and your skills and desires are ready, you will swim.<p>And …

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Why do ambitious projects often fail to meet our expectations? (Unambitious projects fail because they have low expectations). Why do software and …

Jay Z Ranks His Solo Albums To Celebrate 44th Birthday

Author:<p>Freshness<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Just like the rest of us, Jay Z is utilizing his birthday as a time for self-reflection. Turning 44 …

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When we find ourselves on the edge of a precipice, looking down at the depths of the chasm below, it's easy to think that this time we went too far, …

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1. You believe that you are being actively judged<p>2. You believe that the subject of the talk is you<p>When you stand up to give a speech, there's a …