Jelly, Twitter cofounder Biz Stone’s new startup, is all of a week old, but that hasn’t stopped an analytics firm from doing a deep dive on its activity. By using publicly accessible API endpoints, Robert
Massive disruption is coming, and the only question is whether your firm is going to cause it or fall victim to it. Here are 7 ways your firm can disrupt its own industry, raising the standards of customer
Over the past decade, I’ve worked closely with hundreds of vice presidents of sales, and like all of people, each has a unique personality. Some are gregarious. Some are assertive. Some are action-oriented.
Everyone has a million things to do. True success is having a million things to do but only doing a few of them. “Busy” is the modern equivalent of “fine.” Ask people how they’re doing and they’re highly
Get familiar with the Holstee Manifesto and join the fast track to a better understanding–and appreciation–of your work, your life, and the world around you. This is your life. Do what you love and do
It’s possible to spread your content without cheapening your brand. Here’s how to make your message hot, without looking like a hot dog. “Politics is a direct-response business,” declares the digital of
Yes, highly engaged employees have happier, more fulfilling lives. So what? They do better work, too. What do we actually mean when we talk about engagement? Writing for HBR, leadership consultant John
The secret to leadership is there aren’t any real secrets. The best leaders have simply gone to school on improving their tradecraft. While the capabilities possessed by the best leaders might seem otherworldly
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Anjali Mullany (Fast Company’s social media editor) exposes social media consultants. If social media consultants are doing their jobs, they should put themselves out of business. I speak as one of their
Richard Olivier recently visited the Best Practice Institute to lead senior executives from some of the world’s largest corporations in role-playing a scene from Shakespeare. Let’s pull back the curtain
Instead of defaulting to groupthink, writes Google Ventures’ Jake Knapp, make sure you have the buy-in of the higher-ups–or you might regret it later. [Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of posts
If you’re a coder, now you can, with GroupTalent. Why do we take months or years to settle on a spouse, yet are expected to commit to employers (and employees) after little more than an interview? The
Reward employees with time to think, while providing them with the structure they need. Every organization is designed to get the results it gets. Poor performance comes from a poorly designed organization.