Jonas Nordlander

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Shame and Survival

She tried public appearances. She tried being reclusive. She tried leaving the country, and she tried finding a job. But the epic humiliation of 1998, when her affair with Bill Clinton became an all-consuming story, has followed Monica Lewinsky every day. After 10 years of self-imposed reticence, …

How Inequality Empowers Vladimir Putin

The surprising link between American economic malaise and Russian aggression.<p>There he was—Vladimir Putin, the man who just three months ago had masterminded the invasion of a sovereign Europe country, expounding on everything from Ukraine to Edward Snowden in an interview Friday with CNBC, the …

10 Online Marketing Predictions to Inform Your Strategy in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Business marketing last year was like a roller coaster ride. We saw new platforms, new channels, new roles and new tools pop up all over the place. It's as though innovation and growth is speeding up all around us and we are surrounded by …

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Customer Service: What Southwest Knows And You Don't (Hint: Being Nice Isn't Enough)

Providing customer service — <i>great</i> customer service — used to be a bit simpler. Let me explain.<p>I work with companies as a consultant and speaker to help them deliver great customer service–what I call anticipatory customer service. And traditionally, providing anticipatory customer service has come …

Seven Strategies for Simplifying Your Organization

<i>This post is co-authored with Lisa Bodell.</i><p>Over the past several years we have heard hundreds of managers talk about the negative impact of complexity on both productivity and workplace morale. This message has been reinforced by the findings of major CEO surveys conducted by IBM and KPMG [PDF], …

Make These Changes to Help Digital Marketing Fulfill Its Potential

The promise of digital marketing continues to grow as big data gets bigger and is turbo charged with mobile and social. In theory, digital marketing should be more precise and better than traditional analog marketing.<p>So why is digital marketing still so ineffective?<p>Data from the 2012 Direct …

Don’t Let Mobile Apps Get Pushy

Americans are addicted to their smartphones. A recent report by Flurry Analytics revealed that Americans spend about 2 hours and 38 minutes a day glued to their mobile devices, with 80% of that time spent in/on mobile apps. With over 700,000 apps available for download in both Google Play and the …

Win the Attention of Your Distracted Consumer

A guy walks into a store. No, it’s not the opening salvo for a bad joke. It’s a critical moment of truth for the in-store and brand marketer that, today, is complicated — even compromised — by the hyperconnected consumer. You know this person. He’s standing in the aisle striking the familiar pose: …

Why Zuckerberg’s Lobby Is Collapsing Like A House Of Cards Outside Of DC

<b>“Power is a lot like real estate. It’s all about location, location, location.” — Frank Underwood, House of Cards</b><p>At this very moment, Mark Zuckerberg’s political lobby, FWD.us, is probably taken aback at how reviled it has become, both from the public and its own members. After all, there are …

How Swedish Malort Became Chicago's Mascot Bitter Drink

The people who make Jeppson's Malort, a harshly bitter spirit that's consumed in shots or cocktails, don't mind that their product makes people grimace. Instead, they celebrate it.<p>Carl Jeppson Co., a Chicago company, has built a minor social media empire around malort's "brutal" flavor; one winner …

Why Flipboard and Prismatic are about to go to war

<b>Why Flipboard and Prismatic are about to go to war</b><p>I spent a bunch of time earlier this week at +Prismatic http://getprismatic.com/ . They have the best noise filters for news apps I've ever seen. Totally algorithmic.<p>+Flipboard, on the other hand, is taking a human+algorithmic approach. Their magazines are absolutely awesome, and very popular. Since launching their magazine feature about five weeks ago more than 700,000 magazines have been created and the ones I have created are growing VERY …

Amazon Is Reportedly Building a 3D Smartphone You Can Control with Your Eyeballs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> says that Amazon is expanding its hardware offerings with a whole new line …

As overcapacity builds, China is running out of options to keep its economy growing

China’s consumer inflation slowly but surely ticked up in April, rising 2.4% from April in 2012, compared with a 2.1% year-on-year increase in March. That was more than expectations, but still far from the 3.5% or more that would prompt government action. Food prices were even higher in April, …

How Facebook could save Nokia

On Tuesday, Nokia chief Stephen Elop fielded questions from irate shareholders at his company’s annual meeting in Helsinki. When, they wanted to know, would he do something about Apple and Samsung? In London next week, Nokia will announce its new high-end flagship product, whatever it is.<p>But Elop’s …

Facebook Ready to Drop $1B on Waze Purchase

Social networking giant Facebook is apparently in negotiations to buy the social map app Waze in a deal that could hit US$1 billion. The companies …