Catherine

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Google on Launching an Analytics MOOC and Taking Data-Driven Actions

Analytics. It could be the deepest, darkest mystery in your organization, served up by a few select tech wizards, or it might be the solitary master by which all company decisions begin and end. In all likelihood, it’s somewhere in between.<p>No matter where you fit on the spectrum of analytics …

The Great and God Awful Trends of New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

We took our time to really go through everything we saw at New York Fashion Week to compile for you the best, worst, and unavoidable trends that will be forced in front of your faces come spring 2014.<p><i>Marc by Marc Jacobs, Prabal Gurung, Philosophy, Alexander Wang, MM6, DKNY, Adam Selman</i><p>New York …

How to Give the Best Presentation You Possibly Can

The presenter takes their place. Applause! Anticipation! The speaker fiddles around with the computer and then... their first slide! Oh, no, bullet points! Text, text and more text follows as the presenter drones on, slowly driving a lethal stake into their lecture, and the audience. Disappointed …

7 Simple Tips For Documenting Your Important Business Procedures

Entrepreneurs don’t generally like structure, and in your startup or small company, implementing formal written procedures may even seem counterintuitive to driving the creativity you want.<p>Yet procedures are essential. They maintain control, ensure consistency, enable training of your growing …

Be Yourself, but Carefully

<i>To evaluate when—and when not—to share, take this interactive assessment.</i><p>“Authenticity” is the new buzzword among leaders today. We’re told to bring our full selves to the office, to engage in frank conversations, and to tell personal stories as a way of gaining our colleagues’ trust and improving …

Five Mistakes to Avoid When Managing Digital Teams

As digital becomes part of every line of business, effective marshaling of digital capabilities is a critical competency. Management is often maligned (sometimes for good reason!), but strong management is an important differentiator in both digital delivery and in aligning that delivery to …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …