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Motivated? - Jeff Meyer's Blog

Motivated? - Jeff Meyer's Blog | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Motivation and industry standards. What really motivates people? How can you tell if they are driven by money or engaged in a purpose beyond a check.
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Great blog about what motivates people! Hint: it's not money ;)

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Get Ready, Here Comes Generation Z

Get Ready, Here Comes Generation Z | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
With all of the focus on Gen Y, it can be easy to forget that there’s another group coming quickly after: Generation Z, currently occupying our colleg
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Richard Branson Just Sent an Extraordinary Farewell Letter to Virgin America

Richard Branson Just Sent an Extraordinary Farewell Letter to Virgin America | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Instead of focusing on the negative, the Virgin founder used an open letter to praise his people--and look to the future.
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Richard Branson Just Sent an Extraordinary Farewell Letter to Virgin America
 
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Dan Bennett: "There's nothing wrong with the younger generation that becoming taxpayers won't cure." #MondayMotivation
 
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What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Future of Work

What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Future of Work | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
In our increasingly automated and global economy, every business is becoming a little like show business.
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Business's will have to harness a unique comodity only they can offer, and it won't be the product. 

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A Healthy Company Culture Starts at the Top - Vistage

A Healthy Company Culture Starts at the Top - Vistage | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
In a healthy culture, people take responsibility for making decisions because they have no fear of being ambushed.
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A business's culture is important, the CEO must take responsibilty and leadership in creating.

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This Company Is Still Making Audio Cassettes and Sales Are Better Than Ever

This Company Is Still Making Audio Cassettes and Sales Are Better Than Ever | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
It waited out 20 years of technological advances in audio and is now cashing in on a movement back to tapes.   Dust off your Walkman.
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Old tech is making a comback with increased cassette tape revenue via the nostaligia movement.

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How Social Media Is Ruining Politics

How Social Media Is Ruining Politics | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
It is turning out to be more encompassing and controlling, more totalizing, than earlier media ever was.
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Ruining is a harsh word, but social media is definitely being used by our political leaders more than ever. 

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3 tips for growing your email list on social media (Video) - Houston Business Journal

3 tips for growing your email list on social media (Video) - Houston Business Journal | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Watch this video and learn how email marketing is effective and why you should build an email list for your small business. VIDEO
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Three tips for growing social media are simple and concise. 

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How to Approach the Generation Gap in the Workplace

How to Approach the Generation Gap in the Workplace | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Readers share their advice about navigating the workplace in an era when millennials are hiring and managing older employees.
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Readers offered their guidance on how to overcome the generational gap in the workplace. These are the best picks of those suggestions. 

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The Power of Imagery in Content Marketing

The Power of Imagery in Content Marketing | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
This post looks at why imagery in content marketing is becoming a staple in the online consumer's diet and how you can use it to your advantage.

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This article is absolutley right. No post goes ignored with a pic or some sort of graphic rendering. 

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VHS Camcorder, A Video App That Simulates the Distortion of a Vintage VHS Camcorder

VHS Camcorder, A Video App That Simulates the Distortion of a Vintage VHS Camcorder | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
VHS Camcorder is a new video app by Rarevision that simulates the distortion of a vintage VHS camcorder. Users can set the app to distort the video more as their device is tilted during r...
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Remember the camcorder? Download this app in the Apple store for a trip back in time. 

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Millennials have taken over the American workforce

Millennials have taken over the American workforce | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
More than one-third of the U.S. workforce is aged 18 to 34.
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How will this effect how you treat your business?

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The Useful Features You Might Not Know About on Facebook, LinkedIn and More #Infographic via @MarketingHits

The Useful Features You Might Not Know About on Facebook, LinkedIn and More #Infographic via @MarketingHits | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Did you know you can attach four photos to a single Tweet? Did you know that you can get Facebook messages from people you aren’t friends with? Did you know that you can export a list of all of your LinkedIn connections?

Via Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com, John van den Brink, imaginetsa
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Use these tips to navigate social media the way you see fit. 

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The Useful Features You Might Not Know About on Facebook, LinkedIn and More

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Yes, These Plastic Surgeons Seriously Snapchat Butt Lifts and Breast Implants

Yes, These Plastic Surgeons Seriously Snapchat Butt Lifts and Breast Implants | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
We investigated the ethical boundaries of plastic surgeons who are taking to Snapchat to show breast-implant surgery, butt lifts, liposuction, and more.
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Snapchat Doctors: How Plastic Surgeons Have Gained an Ethically Questionable Following
 
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Instagram Is Starting to Censor 'Sensitive' Content in Your Feed

Instagram Is Starting to Censor 'Sensitive' Content in Your Feed | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Instagram announced Thursday that it's rolling out a blurred warning screen for images that it describes as containing "sensitive" content.
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Instagram is now adding a warning on certain 'sensitive content' images before you can view them on your feed
 
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Millennial view: the generational divide - Relate by Zendesk

Millennial view: the generational divide - Relate by Zendesk | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
We've always had divisions between generations, but is the generational divide deepening? Get a little insight into the Millennial generation in our ongoing series.
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The generational divide, as experienced and recounted by a Millenial
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Our startup got rid of email, meetings, and managers — and thrived

Our startup got rid of email, meetings, and managers — and thrived | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Our company has just turned eight years old, has a presence in all of Latin America, and currently has 36 members on its team. Our biggest obsession: productivity.
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Trello is a wonderful tool, we'll have to check out the other two for streamlining purposes. 

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Leaked Photos of the Rumored iPhone 6s Prove It Will Be Slightly Larger and Thicker Than the iPhone 6

Leaked Photos of the Rumored iPhone 6s Prove It Will Be Slightly Larger and Thicker Than the iPhone 6 | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
The design of the phone is almost identical to the iPhone 6, though it boasts some subtle changes that could change the game.
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Apple fans! Yes, it's almost here, and it's bigger than the 6.

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Social media 'killing off visits to friends'

Social media 'killing off visits to friends' | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
The average number of visits people pay their friends has fallen by almost a third in the past 20 years.
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Interesting article, apparently people visit their friends less often because they can simply check up on them online. 

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Pandora To Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Day Of Ad-Free Listening

Pandora To Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Day Of Ad-Free Listening | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Our beloved Pandora is 10 years old this month. The music company has endured ups and downs but is set to celebrate that milestone anniversary on the 9th...
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Celebrate Ad Free!!

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What Happens After Domain names expire?

What Happens After Domain names expire? | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it

Once a domain name expires, it goes through many stages before being released to the open market. 

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Good info, it doesn't take much to lose a domain name, but GoDaddy does all it can to help you keep it. 

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Stop Counting Followers - You're Wasting Your Time

Stop Counting Followers - You're Wasting Your Time | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Counting Followers Is a Waste of Time These days, building a brand is inseparable from social media. I’ve watched companies like Zappos, BarkBox, and even the board game Cranium hone in on their demographic and build a sizable social media audience with clever marketing strategies. As a result, they have an impressive number of followers they’re able to reach on a daily basis. My take on that? If it translates into sales—more power to ‘em!The question is whether or not it does. I watched a great

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Do you know how many followers you have? Doesn't seem as important as it used to. 

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Google has a new logo

Google is introducing a new logo today. Just a month after unveiling a major restructuring of the company, Google is updating its image, too. The new Google logo is still a wordmark, but it's now...
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Great choice of typeface.

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4 Tips For To Maintain Company Culture While Experiencing Rapid Growth

4 Tips For To Maintain Company Culture While Experiencing Rapid Growth | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
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See these tips to help maintain your business when its growth is difficult to keep up with. 

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5 Steps To Create More Attractive Photos On Facebook

5 Steps To Create More Attractive Photos On Facebook | Alchemy of Business, Life & Technology | Scoop.it
Are you using images to build your social media presence? Would you like to create highly shareable Facebook images? It’s true Tumblr, Instagram, and Pinterest are the fastest growing social networ…
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Pics get the most attention online, here's how to make the most of this tactic.

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