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The Complete Guide to Crafting Perfect Facebook Posts

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Let’s face it: successful Facebook marketing is hard. With an ever-growing number of publishers out there competing for a finite amount of attention, you need all the help you can get to stand out…
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Infographic: The Optimal Length for Every Social Media Update

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The optimal length for social media posts and all other forms of online content. Get best practices for tweets, posts, blogs, and more.

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Paul Mendelsohn's curator insight, November 18, 2014 9:24 AM

Another great infographic on social media. This one on effective word count. Summary, to quote Shakespeare, "Brevity is the soul of wit."

Reeda Malik's curator insight, December 21, 2014 9:13 PM

Awesome representation of social media attention span metrics.

John Norman's curator insight, January 11, 2015 11:07 PM

Just when you think you're getting the hang of it someone tells you otherwise! No matter - we live and learn. Keep on trucking!

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Eureka moments are mostly fictional — here's how innovation really happens

Eureka moments are mostly fictional — here's how innovation really happens | stumble upon | Scoop.it

Steven Johnson talks about the six innovations that made the modern world.


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Buy Experiences, Not Things

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Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics


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Anita's curator insight, October 25, 2014 12:48 PM

There are many similar "things" to buy out there. It's the experience - from looking to buy to buying to service after the fact is way more important. The science backs this up.

Audrey's curator insight, October 26, 2014 5:27 AM

Experiences aids continuous learning for everyone.  Starting children from an early age  is key to skill acquisition.  

 

Reading one aspect of a subject is not enough.  By the time young people reach the age of A  levels they should be well equipped with knowledge of how to acquire information - not just from what is written on a powerpoint, blackboard or whiteboard, but from their own research.:  e.g. Youtube, searching the web, chapters in books and so many other ways......

 

Have a look at different websites which point the way.  Two examples:

 

http://www.homeschoolsource.co.uk

http://www.hotmoodle.com

 

Viren Lall's curator insight, October 27, 2014 6:05 AM

a wandering mind is an unhappy mind, says leading researcher Dan Gilbert. If you can't live in the moment, at least live in the anticipation of the experience

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Competitive Intelligence: Four Pillars for Creating a Successful Sharing Strategy

 

In Pragmatic Marketing’s September webinar, Tim Rhodes, former director of competitive intelligence (CI) for Oracle, discussed the importance of establishing a CI sharing strategy and identified the four pillars necessary to establish a strong program: culture, CI structure, sharing process and tools. Companies that engage employees as a CI source learn important information about what’s happening in the marketplace. In addition, by developing a rich source of intelligence about their competitors’ products, marketing strategies and sales tactics, these companies are better prepared to respond to changes in the marketplace.


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VCs Are Not Your Friends

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One of the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make is not understanding the relationship they have with their investors. At times they confuse VCs with their friends.Let's Go to LunchAt Rocket Science
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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Startups

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How companies cater to our inner motivations Why do people do the things they do?In 1943 psychologist Abraham Maslow attempted to answer this question in his paper “A Theory of Human Motivation”.
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People Spend Over $9,000 On Alibaba Every Second

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In case you hadn’t heard, China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba just had the world's biggest IPO in history. 

But if you thought Alibaba's revenue was explosive, get this: Based on estimates from The Economist charted for us by Business Insider Intelligence, Alibaba shoppers spend an average of $9,368 each second. This is an incredible feat, especially when you consider Amazon shoppers spend less than half of that value ($3,691) each second. Users on eBay, which once tried to compete with Alibaba in China, only spend about $2,775 each second. In other words, Alibaba sells a ton of stuff, and consumers feel very comfortable buying all of it.


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Philippe J DEWOST's curator insight, September 24, 2014 2:39 AM

Drawning by numbers : Alibaba sales are so huge that they become meaningful when measured every second...

Yaroslav Writtle's curator insight, September 24, 2014 4:00 AM

Alibaba's is one to follow - they have established a fantastic customer base and are expanding into payments and B2C

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The answer may surprise you.

The three simple reasons a company can be worth millions and be making nothing.
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Generation i

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“DON’T talk to the press. Have a good attitude. Always say yes. You are not here to change the world.” And ladies, please, “Do not put us in a position to...
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Copenhagen's new bikeshare system has on-board tablets

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Copenhagen has a sophisticated new bikeshare system to match its impressive bicycle reputation.

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Millennials Agree: Businesses Are Not Doing Enough To Innovate

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Innovation is the lifeblood of business. Inventions, improved offerings and new ways of thinking help drive society forward. Businesses will simply be left behind if they ignore the need for ongoing
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How to Earn Through Micro Niche Websites?

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Micro niche websites are the quickest way to earn money from the internet. These kind of websites no...

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, November 22, 2014 5:57 PM

Once your website gets ranked you can easily start making money.

 

Thanks to @Usman Chaudhary for the article.

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The Most Innovative Companies 2014 Breaking Through Is Hard to Do

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While innovation continues to be a top-three priority for three-quarters of the companies in BCG’s 2014 global innovation survey, fewer executives are confident in their organizations’ innovation skills. Innovation is hard. Breakthrough innovation is harder. What sets breakthrough innovators apart? And who are the most innovative companies of 2014? The following articles tell the story.


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John Ludike's curator insight, October 30, 2014 3:52 AM

Would be helpful if in addition to corporate culture strategic value innovation could be elvated to organisational capability as means to differentiate itslef in market place.

BILL ROSS's curator insight, October 30, 2014 12:21 PM

You have to see this awesome video and see how this completely FREE system  will work for you like it did for me.

 

http://www.foryoursuccessonline101.com/

Jean-Guy Frenette's curator insight, October 30, 2014 8:25 PM

Sans leadership du PDG: pas d'innovation!

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The 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2014

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Apple still leads the top-50 ranking of most innovative companies. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) just published their annual ranking, which is based on the opinions of 1,500 global senior
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Could Your Company Pass the Marshmallow Test?

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During the late 1960’s, Stanford University psychology professor Walter Mischel began a series of interesting experiments that tested people’s ability to exert self-control and resist the urge for
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Round-Number Times for Marathons

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There was a neat blog post in the New York Times last week about the distribution of marathon times just under round-number barriers, based on a new study by a group of economists from USC, Berkeley, and the University of Chicago.
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7 Things Employees Never Tell Their Bosses About Their Pay, But Should

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Discussing pay is awkward -- at least when you're talking about your pay with your boss.That's why most employees will never say the following:1. "Take advantage of us at your own peril."Occasionally
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Tesco must change culture and reinvent brand, new boss tells employees

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Dave Lewis writes to staff in wake of £250m accounting scandal as share lose 16.5% in week, wiping £3bn off firm’s value
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PrivCo | Marissa Mayer's Shopping List: Top Private Company Acquisition Targets For Yahoo!'s Alibaba IPO Cash; High-End Targets Led By BUZZFEED & APPNEXUS

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PrivCo is the source for business and financial research on major privately-held companies, including private market M&A, venture capital, and private equity deals.
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What Bad Managers, Good Managers, and Great Managers Do

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A key thing I've learned in my career and my own work experience:
Bad managers tell employees what to do, good managers explain why they need to do it, but great managers involve people in decision
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Sprawy sercowe mózgu

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Miłość dwudziestolatka wiąże się z idealizacją partnera. Czterdziestolatki nie są już tak bezkrytyczne - mówi prof. Bogdan Wojciszke

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How To Trick Your Brain To Hold On To Positive Habit Changes

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Nearly half of our everyday behaviors tend to be repeated in the same location almost every day, according to research out of Duke University. That means most of the time we are running on autopilot.

 

On average, a habit takes more like 66 days to form, with more intensive habits like doing 50 sit-ups every morning taking around 84 days to form, according to research out of University College of London that Dean references in his book. But these figures will often vary greatly from person to person.

 

Forming habits that stick isn't about finding a magic number. It's about being aware of your behaviors and environment and their effects on your brain. Here are some steps to get started:


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, September 4, 2014 6:21 PM

You start strong, with great intentions, but soon that new habit falls to the wayside. Here's how to cement it into your daily life.

CreateLivingOnline's curator insight, September 4, 2014 7:07 PM

#LifeHacks

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Start your healthy habits for summer now!

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The Evolution Of The Employee

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This concept and the visual was taken from my new book which came out today called, The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders, and Create a Competitive Organization.

 

One of the things I have been writing about and have tried to make clear over the past few months is that work as we know it is dead and that the only way forward is to challenge convention around how we work, how we lead, and how we build our companies. Employees which were once thought of expendable cogs are the most valuable asset that any organization has. However, the employee from a decade ago isn’t the same as the employee who we are starting to see today. To help show that I wanted to share an image from my upcoming book which depicts how employees are evolving. It’s an easy way to see the past vs the future.

 


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Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, September 18, 2014 3:35 AM

Wow, like it...:-)))

Hélène Introvigne's curator insight, September 18, 2014 2:39 PM

the future of work !

clare o'shea's curator insight, February 5, 2015 1:55 PM

The key question for me is how well has the leadership, company policies and management styles changed to help engage with this new breed of employee?