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The Big Shift in Influence

The Big Shift in Influence | Living & Learning | Scoop.it

Influence is becoming more and more challenging.  It’s hard enough to attract attention, much less retain it or use that attention to shape the behavior of others. And yet, in a world of scarce resources and mounting pressure, the ability to influence others becomes more and more central to the ability to set big things in motion.


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Personal Knowledge Management as pre-curation | Harold Jarche

Personal Knowledge Management as pre-curation | Harold Jarche | Living & Learning | Scoop.it

Sense-making, or placing information into context, is where the real personal value of PKM lies.


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5 Unbeatable LinkedIn strategies for engaging with B2B customers

5 Unbeatable LinkedIn strategies for engaging with B2B customers | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Customer Growth Author, Coach, Blogger and Founder Jermaine Edwards presents 5 Unbeatable LinkedIn strategies for engaging with B2B customers - Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at Holiday Inn, London, England.
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NationBuilder

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The world's first platform for leaders, handcrafted from scratch to help you grow your community and lead them to action.
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When Should You Influence for Free? - OPENforBusiness

When Should You Influence for Free? - OPENforBusiness | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
If you're a social influencer, should you ever offer your clout to brands for free? And if you're a brand, should you ever approach an influencer gratis?
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Uber-Targeted Social Media Strategies - Business 2 Community

Uber-Targeted Social Media Strategies - Business 2 Community | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
In theory, more followers means more eyes on your content… But savvy marketers know that doesn’t always work out. To be effective, you need engaged followers, people who are so interested in your…

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How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work

How The Internet Of Things Is Changing Work | Living & Learning | Scoop.it

The IoT world will have so much data coming in from so many sources that the challenge will be in making any sense of it at all.

 


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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, November 15, 2015 6:34 AM

Here's how technologists think the world of IoT will change the workplaceand how it's already changing how we do business today.


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Enterprise Information Management Events | OpenText

OpenText events, conferences and webinars give you opportunities to interact with EIM experts. Learn more.
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6 New Facebook Features for Business: What Marketers Need to Know

6 New Facebook Features for Business: What Marketers Need to Know | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
Are you keeping up with the new Facebook features? In this article you'll discover how to use some of Facebook's newest features to promote your business.

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Some of the recent Facebook features could have a huge impact on your business, including whether fans see your posts, as well as how you attract leads, track conversions and more.

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Some of the recent Facebook features could have a huge impact on your business, including whether fans see your posts, as well as how you attract leads, track conversions and more.

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Some of the recent Facebook features could have a huge impact on your business, including whether fans see your posts, as well as how you attract leads, track conversions and more.

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The Complete Beginner's Guide to Social Media Benchmarks

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How to set social media benchmarks for your brand. Discover the four different types of benchmarks and the best way to come up with meaningful statistics.
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How to Get More People to Attend Your Google Hangout

How to Get More People to Attend Your Google Hangout | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
Do you host Google Hangouts on Air? This article shares five things you can do to bring more live viewers to your Google Hangout on Air.
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15 Essential Content Creation Apps You Need Right Now

15 Essential Content Creation Apps You Need Right Now | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
Imagine if you could create content faster? This article presents 15 content creation apps that will make your job (and life) easier.
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Brian Tracy, 2 Powerful Ways to Influence Others

"Your greatest asset is your earning ability. Your greatest resource is your time" "The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire not things ...

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Pinterest for Business — How You Can Use Pinterest To Grow Your Online Business

Pinterest for Business — How You Can Use Pinterest To Grow Your Online Business | Living & Learning | Scoop.it

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If robots are the future of work, where do humans fit in?

If robots are the future of work, where do humans fit in? | Living & Learning | Scoop.it

We need to rethink our view of jobs and leisure – and quickly, if we are to avoid becoming obsolete.

 


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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, June 3, 4:29 AM

The question of how to distribute wealth in the future curves back round to meet a conundrum raised by the past: how do we remake the social safety net so that it embodies solidarity, generosity and trust, rather than the welfare state of the present, rickety with the woodworm of mutual suspicion.

 

 

 

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Bad Documentation: a “Must Fix”

Bad Documentation: a “Must Fix” | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
Most understand the three pillars of business excellence: people, process & technology. A lot of effort has historically been spent, and with good reason, on the people and technology sides of the

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Bad documentation costs money, people! Technical communicators, especially tech writers and editors, are TRAINED to write well to save you money...and headaches. This article breaks it down. 

 

Take a a look at the financial impact of bad documentation in this article. 

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BranchTrack

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Customer simulations made easy — we help you create better online training in sales, customer service, telemarketing and other areas. Use simulated customers to engage and motivate your learners. It has never been easier.
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Real Time Search - Social Mention

Social Mention is a social media search engine that searches user-generated content such as blogs, comments, bookmarks, events, news, videos, and microblogging services.
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12 Documentaries on Netflix That Will Make You Smarter About Business

12 Documentaries on Netflix That Will Make You Smarter About Business | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
Each one offers an entertaining storyline, as well as valuable insights into business success.

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BNB: HTML, free CGI Scripts, graphics, tutorials and more for the webmaster- for free!

An all free webmaster's site featuring free CGI scripts,
graphics, and over 300 original tutorials on all subjects important to a webmaster.
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Top 8 Traits To Look For In An SEO Specialist

Top 8 Traits To Look For In An SEO Specialist | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
The decision to hire an SEO specialist is the easy part, finding the right SEO expert can be the tricky part. Discover what to look for in an SEO expert here.
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20 KPIs you should monitor in Google Analytics | Web SEO Analytics

20 KPIs you should monitor in Google Analytics | Web SEO Analytics | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
A Key Performance Indicator or KPI refers to a set of measurements reflecting the performance or success of an organization in terms of progress of its goals.
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The Complete Beginner's Guide to Social Media Benchmarks

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Social Media Benchmarks | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
How to set social media benchmarks for your brand. Discover the four different types of benchmarks and the best way to come up with meaningful statistics.
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Copyright hub - your gateway to information about copyright in the UK

Copyright hub - your gateway to information about copyright in the UK | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
The Copyright Hub points you in the right direction whether you want to learn about copyright, get permission to use somebody else's work or find out about protecting your work.
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70 exercises to help you Work Out Loud | Working Out Loud

70 exercises to help you Work Out Loud | Working Out Loud | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
Many people who have read Working Out Loud have asked if I could put all the exercises in one place for easy reference. So I created a free workbook. You can download it here: Working Out Loud: Exercise Workbook This 42-page workbook is based on the 70 exercises in Working Out Loud. The exercises are presented in the same order…

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The URL for the free workbook is http://workingoutloud.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/WOL-Resources-List-of-Exercises-.pdf


The exercises aren't rocket science but that's a good thing. Things you can do in less than a minute and in less than 5 minutes. From John Stepper. 

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5 papers every learning professional should read

5 papers every learning professional should read | Living & Learning | Scoop.it
I don't read as many journal articles as I'd like. Given the challenges and pressures of professional life, combined with everything else that's been going on privately, I've fallen out of the habi...
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