Ant Ninja

28 Added | 1 Magazine | 18 Likes | 17 Following | 6 Followers | @AntNinja | Antninja is a place where you can learn "What makes a great blog?" We study some of the best blogs that provide tremendous value to their readers and write case studies for anyone to learn from. Being a great blogger means you're a writer, photographer, videographer, podcaster, marketer, designer, ... If you're JUST a writer, you won't cut it. We explore the art of blogging here at Antninja. (www.antninja.com)

6 ways to improve your speed of implementation for startup

Have you ever tried starting a startup with a few peers but it just never took off? You feel starting is so painful why even try? Or you are too slow …

8 steps to create world-class UI and UX for your startup

Have you ever started a UI project and found yourself struggling to come up with a good design?<p>Or you mix and match based on your intuition but the …

13 things I learnt after doing the 10-week wim-hof method

Do you get a migraine or sinus and loose a full days’ worth of productivity? You think yoga is for old people or it is too boring to do it? You tried …

How a leader can unleash innovation in their organization

People are taught to be cautious and to make decisions based on thorough and rigorous analysis. <b>To get it "perfect"</b>.<br>As a result the process tends to …

Successful business people do 10 things brilliantly

WRITTEN BY ROY OSING<p>Successful business people:<p>1. Understand that the way to serve customers in an exemplary way is to <b>serve employees</b> in the same …

Why would a healthcare professional/executive start a blog?

WRITTEN BY BILL BROWN<p><i>"Bill Brown's writing is different from any 'professional' out there. This is the first sentence in his 'About Me' page: The</i> …

How to do a 2016 reflection that is actually useful

I recently watched a Crowdcast from Jason Shen's "Take 2017 by the Horns" (Crowdcast is a really good software by the way, check it out if you need …

The chronic disease I have. 9 ways to find your self Bullshitting PART-1

I have a confession to make. A really bad confession. It is a disease, and it is very contagious. I have been hiding it all my life, the worst part, …

The perfect business plan for small business

Written by Roy Osing<p>Every small business leader is busy working IN their business; they don't necessarily spend enough time <b>working ON their …

If you want to be successful, resist the urge to run with the herd

Written by Roy Osing<p>Fuelled by the Internet and technological innovation, competition in every sector is intensifying with blazing speed.<p>You would …

Case Study: Mikael Syding - How did the European hedge fund manager of the decade build a popular blog?

Mikael Syding is a crazy guy. He was the European hedge fund manager of the decade. Now he's turned his efforts to writing a popular self-improvement …

Case Study - 'Wait But Why' : How did Tim Urban get to interview Elon Musk?

I first found out about 'Wait But Why' during a reading spree trying to learn all I could about Elon Musk. I was surprised when I found out 'Wait but …

Case Study 'Mark Manson' - Do you want to be a bestselling author, blogger and internet entrepreneur?

• <b>Being Obnoxious and empathetic:</b> As soon as you enter his site, he has his name big and bold. He brags a bit about himself and sets the rhythm for …

Case Study 'Blacksburgbelle' - I am struggling to start a creative online business? Where should I start?

In this case study, we are going to study www.blacksburgbelle.com . I came to know of her blog through creativelive.com. Creativelive has some …

Case Study 'Wpcurve' - Does your blog have these 5 key elements?

Are you struggling to get traffic, gain a fan following and make conversions?<p>Many of us bloggers want to blog, but some fail to get traffic or get a …

Six tips to escape your small business from dying early

<b>By Roy Osing</b><p>Starting a company is no walk in the park. Entrepreneurs and small business owners will tell you growing a business requires dedication, …

Business startups must avoid these 6 mistakes

Written by Roy Osing<p>Got an idea you think can make you lots of money? Good. Chalk one up to you for coming up an innovative thought.<p>But the REAL …

Traditional strategic planning is all screwed up; 7 building blocks for one that works

by Roy Osing<p>I have been the "victim" of traditional strategic planning methods for years.<p>"Strategic Planning 101" sessions are not fun; more often …

PLANNING VS REALITY: HOW TO SET GOALS TO MAKE THEM HAPPEN (FOR REAL!)

I recently delivered a series of four workshops which covered the topics of goal setting and planning. I started by selecting a group of six people …

How did I get the most out of my mentor?

(written by Roy Osing)<p>I had many mentors throughout my career, and I selected each one with a definite purpose in mind.<p>Getting a <b>return on investment</b> …

BETM Interview with Roy Osing

BETM's first video blog interview is here!<p>We interviewed Roy Osing (@royosing) a former President and CMO with over 33 years of leadership experience …