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America's Best Data Wrangler, Jeff Bezos, Shares 5 Fascinating Ideas

Jeff Bezos has done it again. In his annual shareholders’ letter, Amazon’s founder and CEO pulls the curtain back on the way he runs a $135 billion enterprise – sharing a provocative take on the data revolution that might be relevant for your business, too.<p>Much like fellow billionaire Warren …

Machine Learning

How once troubled cleaning startup Handy paused the clock and revamped its workaholic culture

Handy launched in 2012 with a simple promise: busy professionals could book home cleaning services from an app, and the company would match that demand with workers who wanted to clean houses.<p>Greene, vice president of growth at the home-cleaning startup, joined in 2014 and quickly rose through the …

Marketing agencies are broken

Here’s a secret no one wants you to hear: Marketing agencies are destined to die, and if you rely on one, you’ll die with it.<p>This may sound like insanity coming from someone who founded a digital agency and has seen that agency grow from two people to over 60 in just under two years. But it’s true. …

The Latest Bank-FinTech Initiatives

As some estimations suggest, ~$4.7 trillion out of $13.7 trillion of the traditional financial services’ revenue is at risk of being displaced by new …

Financial Services

What is a Product Manager?

As a 20-year product management veteran and the cofounder and curator of the world’s largest product conference, I often get asked what a product …

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Fun Strategic Planning Exercises – 6 Last-Minute Ideas

Strategic planning is typically serious stuff. That doesn’t mean, however, that doing strategic planning is best served by conducting things in a …

HubSpot Diamond Partner Shares Psychology Behind Inbound Marketing

IRVINE, CA, Nov 05, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- SmartBug Media today announced a new eBook for inbound marketers that sheds insight into the …

Integrating Business Strategy And Brand Strategy

<b></b>Not much has been written about integrating business strategy and brand strategy. It is surprising to me because this is the arena in which I most …

How to Run a Lean Product Team

A lean product team will run circles around a want to be visionary.<p>Not finding out what your customers want kills your startup. It's the single most important thing our team needs to be focusing on. And it is your job as the CEO, to lead the way in discovering how you're going to find …

The 9 Traits That Define Great Leadership

Many leaders are competent but few qualify as remarkable. If you want to join the ranks of the best of the best, make sure you embody all these …

How to Utilize Social Media in Your Personal Branding

Podcast: Download<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS<p><i>Visit our Marketing Nerds archive to listen to other Marketing Nerds podcasts!</i><p>For this …

Seven Questions Your Content Marketing Strategy Must Answer

It’s now abundantly clear that content marketing has become an integral part of the marketing efforts of most B2B companies. Recent research by …

5 Steps For Maximizing LinkedIn's Blogging Feature For Personal Branding

When LinkedIn added a blogging platform (a.k.a. long-form posting) as a way to keep members coming back – they changed the mindset of those who only visit LinkedIn when something major happens in their professional lives. Influencers, who were selected by LinkedIn, published thousands of posts that …

Top 20 Content Marketing Blogs You Should Read Every Day | Marketing Insider Group

What are the top content marketing blogs you read every day?<p>This is a question I get asked, just about every day. And while there is a long list of …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

The Best CMOs Combine 4 Leadership Styles

I’ve known the Timberland brand from a tender age. My father, who was more or less raised in his family’s shoe factory in Lynn, Massachusetts, became a shoe designer. His claim to fame? He was one of the lead designers to work on that famous boot. The Timberland work boot and the now iconic logo …

Elon Musk wants to spend $10 billion building the internet in space

The plan would lay the foundation for internet on Mars<p>Elon Musk's plan for satellite internet is even more ambitious than originally thought. At a SpaceX event in Seattle on Friday, the Tesla CEO told <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>that his unnamed Space Internet venture could one day stretch all the way to …