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Insiders Predict What's Next After Big Shock-Waves In Digital Ad Arena

Major brands have definitely taken a hit lately when it comes to digital advertisements. Call it the era of the immediate take-down. We have seen rapid about-faces of brands such as a certain beverage manufacturer and airline carrier who spent significant sums on their own digital ad content …

Advertising

The 5 Most Powerful Sales Techniques

Here are five simple yet incredibly powerful sales techniques that are responsible for over $1 billion in sales.<p>At business conferences I speak at, I often get asked, "<i>If you had just five techniques you could use to improve a sales process, what five techniques would you use more than any …

B2B

BBC World Hacks

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Jean-Michel Basquiat painting scores record $110.5M at auction

The Associated Press<p>“Untitled,” Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 art piece, sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art.<p>Sotheby’s / Handout, EPA<p>NEW YORK — A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art …

Artists

Coke ‘Hilltop’ and the Tension That Leads to Powerful Advertising

McCann-Erickson’s classic 1971 “Hilltop” spot for Coca-Cola became part of a new narrative two years ago today—on May 17, 2015—when Matthew Weiner …

Advertising

Tesla's rechargeable battery can power your home with solar energy — here's how it works

Tesla is diving deeper into the solar business.<p>The electric-car maker set the website for its Solar Roof live on Wednesday, letting people order two of its four shingle options. (The other two will be available in 2018, it said.)<p>At $21.85 per square foot, Tesla's Solar Roof is more expensive than a …

Clean Energy

I Review Thousands Of Resumes–Here’s What I’m Really Looking For

One recruiter shares her go-to checklist for the types of resumes that catch her eye.<p>In my eight years as a recruiter at an investment bank, I reviewed thousands of resumes. I’ve seen and learned a lot, from the importance of proofreading to the art of formatting. It’s enough to know that there …

Employment

Boy Genius Boyan Slat’s Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is Real

A system of trash-collecting booms will launch in 2018, and–the 22-year-old inventor claims–will collect half the plastic trash in the Pacific Garbage Patch in five years.<p>When the oceanographer Charles Moore first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch–an area of the ocean where currents …

Oceans

Seven green technologies that will shape our future

10 Royalty Free Music Sites Every Online Video Creator Should Know

Finding free, legal music for your online videos can be difficult. As an online video creator you want the perfect soundtrack for your video …

Advertising Industry

A delicious Indian berry contains a crucial ingredient for creating cheap solar cells

A species of berries indigenous to south Asia may have what it takes to make solar panels far less expensive than they are now. It may even provide a lasting solution to India’s chronic power shortage.<p>A group of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee, have found that a …

Clean Energy

sonnen: Changing The Way We Buy, Store, And Sell Electricity

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Blake Richetta, Vice President of Sales for sonnen – the residential energy storage company that began focusing on U.S. markets in 2015. Richetta, who was briefly Tesla’s North American Powerwall sales manager, has an extensive background in lighting …

United States

Witchy Woman: A Creative Director Reveals Her Wicca Ways

Most Popular<p>Double, double, toil and trouble. When most people think about witches, black cats, pointy hats and broomsticks spring to mind. But …

Advertising

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

The story of an amazing discovery.<p>When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in …

Human Anatomy

5 tips for writing an email that gets an answer and doesn't annoy anyone

Our inboxes are to-do lists dictated by other people: <i>Ping!</i> "Schedule me!" <i>Ping!</i> "Respond to my question!" <i>Ping! Ping! PING</i>! "Make a choice about these 20 things in the next two minutes!!!"<p>Every time you email your contacts, you do the same by adding another task to their lists.<p>Out of consideration …

Email Marketing

The best time of day to do different types of tasks

Picture this: It's 1:30 p.m., and you're just getting started on an important project that's due to your boss first thing the next morning. But rather than brilliant ideas flowing from your head to your keyboard, you're struggling to stay alert.<p>If you're like most people, early afternoon isn't your …

Productivity

Designer Creates Outfits that Perfectly Match the Masterpieces She’s Looking At

With masterpieces as her muse, social media manager-turned-artist Ariel Adkins has created Artfully Awear, an Instagram account that exhibits her collection of hand-painted, art-inspired clothing. Playfully composed of colorful and custom-made garments, Artfully Awear simultaneously showcases …

Your Organization Can't Afford to Ignore Good Design

Your customers will reward you for it.<p>Last week I wrote about, what makes a design-led or centered organization different from other organizations. Thank you for all the interest the article generated.<p>I had a selfish reason for the article. As a designer I want to make the value of design apparent …

Design Thinking

The Surprising Ways You Ruined Your Interview Before You Even Opened Your Mouth

First impressions aren’t always everything, but they can make or break your interview.<p>If there’s ever a time in our lives when everything we do will be scrutinized, it’s when we’re at a job interview.<p>With that in mind, many of us spend hours preparing what we’re going to say to wow the hiring …

Employment

Could Universal Environmental Education Spur A Green Revolution?

It’s not just about politics; it’s about preparing the next generation workforce for the inevitable explosion of the clean-tech economy.<p>Kentucky’s two senators, Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell, are both “skeptical” that human behavior has caused climate change. But since 2011, when, following years …

Education

How To Prevent “Move Fast And Break Things” From Breaking You

In his new book, former Dylan tour manager and film producer Jonathan Taplin outlines in devastating detail how the digital economy has hurt creative types.<p>More than most people, Jonathan Taplin has seen firsthand how the rise of digital behemoths like Google and Facebook has irrevocably …

Silicon Valley

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging

It's time to step up your workout.<p>The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your stress, and increases your flexibility (plus about a zillion other good things).<p>In an increasingly packed daily schedule, …

Exercise

A simple change to my daily routine kept my job search from driving me crazy

Not too long ago, my wife and I spent a few days at an amusement park where I constantly had to resist the urge to buy a wizard’s cape.<p>It was my mother-in-law’s birthday and it was technically a time to celebrate (again, I was at a place that <i>sold</i> wizard capes!).<p>But I’d been out of work for months …

Employment

Moment of monetized zen: Brands are cashing in on the new 'satisfying videos' craze

Imagine a thin line of avocado slices that start curling inwards, rolling together and taking shape of a flower, or a round jelly cake being divided …

Giving young blood to older animals raises tantalizing possibilities for people

Dracula may have been on to something. It wasn’t just blood, but the blood of youth that was the secret to staying alive for centuries.<p>The rejuvenating effect of young blood has been demonstrated in strange, draculoid experiments first done 150 years ago. Two genetically compatible animals, one …

Longevity

How to Build Productivity Through Rewards and Recognition

Strong Rewards and Recognition Programs Boost the Bottom Line<p>Employee recognition is one of the key drivers when motivating employees in the workplace, and 78 percent of employees would work harder if they were better recognized, according to Globoforce. It's really as simple as that. More …

Employee Engagement

Solar-powered device can pull water out of thin air, even in the desert

Why it matters to you<p>A solar-powered device that can pull clean drinking water out of thin air could transform life for people in parts of the …

How to sell the climate movement? Wrap it in the flag

It is a continuing discussion on TreeHugger: How to get people to care about the environment, about climate, about the issues facing us.<p>Alex Steffen …

Failure and Authenticity: Why Millennials Succeed At Marketing

Millennials seem to have the tightest grasp on which marketing tactics meet these new expectations and are successful with today's consumers, mainly because they are today's consumers.<p>Business leaders who have come of age in the context of a connected social world have a drastically evolved …

Marketing

How “Girls” Got Its Iconic Opening

It’s seven seconds and five characters. And it’s one of the best show openings on TV.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> yanks you across a clockwork Westeros. <i>House of Cards</i> takes you on a red-eye time-lapse across Washington, D.C. <i>The Sopranos</i> drives you from glitzy Manhattan into the bowels of New Jersey.<p>Opening …