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The Experience Economy

Goods and services are no longer enough…the greatest opportunity for value creation resides in staging experiences.

Time for a Personal Rebrand? Here's What You Need to Know.

Follow these three steps, and you'll be ready to take your brand to the next level.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>It’s no secret to any reader of this blog that an intentional, carefully-managed personal brand is critical to take control of your career in today’s …

This Army Colonel Is Showing Large Enterprises How To Innovate Like Lean Startups

The key is to focus on problems, not marry solutions<p>Since the turn of the century, the US Military has been continually disrupted. Traditionally it was designed to fight conventional wars against great adversaries. Yet since 9/11 it has found itself fighting networks of loosely connected small …

What Every CEO Needs to Know About Design

"To personalize an experience in the context of the moment--to understand what makes a customer human--Reinventors don't just plumb lots of data, though they do that well. They're design thinkers. They approach problems with a sense of empathy for their customers, which helps them explore and …

Design

26 Dessert Recipes Made in an 8×8 Pan

Indulge away! These desserts are the perfect size for a sweet treat without a ton of tempting leftovers.<p>Blueberry Buckle with Lemon Sauce<p>This recipe …

Recipes

Italian Recipes

• Recipes<br>• Cuisine• <b><br>Italian</b><p>The most flavorful and aromatic pesto, silky spaghetti carbonara, perfectly al dente risotto, and all the other Italian classics (and Italian-American favorites, too) that you'd resigned yourself to eating only in restaurants.<p>Sort:<p>Most Popular<p>latest<p>Italian Classic Panzanella …

Recipes

5 Stages in the Design Thinking Process

Design Thinking is a design methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems. It’s extremely useful in tackling complex …

Arunachal Pradesh

Gary Vaynerchuk’s Tracer wants marketers to stop wasting time with Excel

Gary Vaynerchuk‘s communications company VaynerX has launched a new company to help marketers better analyze their campaigns across platforms. <b></b><p>Called …

The Principles of Service Design Thinking - Building Better Services

Service design is all about taking a service and making it meet the user’s and customer’s needs for that service. It can be used to improve an …

UX Design

Chipotle is quietly staging a comeback

With a new CEO at the helm, Chipotle is doubling down on service design–but most of it you can’t even see.<p>Today, Chipotle is testing a new pickup system in five stores across New York City. It’s a shelf. Order a burrito via the company’s mobile app, and when you come into the store, you grab your …

New York City

A Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Consulting Services

Do people often ask for your professional advice? It's time to start charging for your consulting sessions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ever since I launched my YouTube channel where I talk about different strategies regarding B2B selling and inbound marketing, I've …

19 Data Science Tools for people who aren't so good at programming

From Journey Map to Experience

<i>Today's post was originally written for Brand Quarterly. It appeared in their November 28, 2017, issue. It has been slightly modified.</i> Customers are …

Seven deals to help launch your online business

Get your venture off the ground with these seven resources, all on sale for a limited time.<p>Starting your own online business isn't for the faint of heart, but for the brave and bold. It's a solid way to make a living on your own terms. Granted, not all of us are blessed with the entrepreneurial …

How to Measure Customer Experience Beyond Net Promoter Score

According to a study by consultancy Walker Information, customer experience (CX) will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator by …

Drive Real #CX Change with Journey Maps

<b>Are journey maps a waste of time, or can you really use them to drive CX change?</b> There's a big problem brewing out there when it comes to journey …

5 Books To Read Before You Start Your Job Search

It’s tempting to start firing off resumes when you’re itching to move, but take the time to read one of these books to take a more strategic approach.<p>Job searching is an overwhelming process. It can be tempting to fire off resumes without devising a strategy.<p>But an unfocused approach probably won’t …

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

This Simple Strategy Will Make You a Faster, More Effective Learner

<i>What is the best approach for learning new things? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of Morphic Therapeutic, Inc., on Quora:</b><p>Our minds are incredibly powerful, …

Learning

To Be a More Compelling Leader, Build Your Executive Brand

A strong brand is not about being flashy or superficial; it's about conveying what you stand for.<p>You've worked hard to become a leader in your organization. But sometimes you worry that you're not effective enough at conveying what's important to you or influencing others to support your objectives.<p>…

How to 24X Your LinkedIn Post Views in a Single Day

If you’re not getting views on your LinkedIn posts, you’re losing business.How do I know that?80% of B2B leads come from LinkedIn.That means if your …

8 Tips for Blending Physical and Digital Customer Experiences

Since digital has become a thing, companies have tried to be successful at merging the digital world with the physical one. It doesn't always work …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making …

Bircher Muesli: The New Breakfast Trend to Try This Winter

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so we’re always looking for new recipes to try. While smoothies and acai bowls will likely populate …

Gluten-Free

How to Do A/B Testing: A Checklist You'll Want to Bookmark

When marketers like us create landing pages, write email copy, or design call-to-action buttons, it can be tempting to use our intuition to predict …

How to Keep Your Brand at the Focus of Your Content Marketing Strategy

Keep up with a content marketing strategy can seem almost overwhelming at times. Not only do you have to make sure content is unique and fits in with …

Marketing

Are Smartphones Ruining the Restaurant Experience?

Your smartphone is the scourge of restaurants. Customers snapping photos of food and dawdling on Facebook at meals have slowed down table service by …

The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking suggests that digital brands don’t just do things differently; they also think differently. Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the <i>minds</i> of their customers, digital …

Customer Experience

21 Cooking Charts That'll Make Any Foodie Say "Excuse Me, What?!"

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7 Cheater’s Recipes for Classic, Fancy French Dinners

You know those classic French dishes Julia Child made look easy, but are actually really complicated and high-maintenance? You feel like you <i>should</i> …