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Harrison Metal

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Harrison Metal invests in early stage technology companies led by exceptional founders.
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How to Run an Effective Meeting

How to Run an Effective Meeting | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
Have you ever sat though a pointless meeting and calculated just how much money was being wasted as a dozen well-paid professionals zoned out around a deathly boring conference table?
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The Startling Science of a Starling Murmuration

The Startling Science of a Starling Murmuration | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
As a video of a massive starling flock in motion goes viral, Wired Science takes a look at their seemingly reality-suspending tricks.
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Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view.

Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
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IBM study shows increase in quantity of contributions through socialization, but at the expense of quality

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7 Call-To-Action Techniques and Examples That Work

7 Call-To-Action Techniques and Examples That Work | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
Check out these 7 call-to-action techniques and examples that will boost your click-throughs and conversion rates!
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Calls to Action should: rouse curiosity, speak to objections, offer something of value, use social proof, cutomize your audience, include a timeline, and sweeten the deal.

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Facebook likes can reveal private personality traits, according to study

Facebook likes can reveal private personality traits, according to study | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
It's no secret that Facebook is a goldmine for advertisers seeking to target specific demographics — but it may surprise you to discover just how much of your personality is revealed by simple...
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How do you handle members that advertise their products?

How do you handle members that advertise their products? | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
We have two members that advertise their products.  Their products are relevant to our community.  However, is this free advertising and how often do I let the…
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Do You Love Your Community Enough to Let it Go? Why I Gave My Most Successful Community Away

Do You Love Your Community Enough to Let it Go? Why I Gave My Most Successful Community Away | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
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Methods - Reos Partners

Methods - Reos Partners | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
Proven methods for systemic change Reos Partners projects occur at three scales: events of a few days, processes of several months, and platforms that oper
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Gender and perceptions of leadership effectiveness: A meta-analysis of contextual moderators.

Gender and perceptions of leadership effectiveness: A meta-analysis of contextual moderators. | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
Despite evidence that men are typically perceived as more appropriate and effective than women in leadership positions, a recent debate has emerged in the popular press and academic literature over the potential existence of a female leadership advantage. This meta-analysis addresses this debate by quantitatively summarizing gender differences in perceptions of leadership effectiveness across 99 independent samples from 95 studies. Results show that when all leadership contexts are considered, m
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Forrester's Top 15 Trends for Customer Service in 2012

With 2012 still bright and full of hope for most of us, what are the key trends that customer service professionals need to pay attention to as you plan for success this year? Here are the top trends that I am tracking.
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Some Effects of Proportions on Group Live: Skewed Sex Rations and Responses to Token Women - American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 82, No. 5 (Mar., 1977), pp. 965-990

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antonybrydon: They said it better...

Here are a few posts, articles and videos that I've referred back to consistently over time: Top Posts Eric Ries on open board meetings Marc Andreesen on product market fit Dave McClure on startup metrics for pirates Sean Ellis on...
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Fleetwood Mac - Without You - Live in Newark NJ, April 24 2013

With some amusing pre-song banter
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Something in your community shouldn’t make sense

Something in your community shouldn’t make sense | An Empty Pocket | Scoop.it
All online communities need to have elements that are understood only by 'insiders'. This helps maintain a sense of community as membership increases.
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Martin Reed of communityspark.com argues the insider effect. He also takes the stance that one of the biggest threats to online communities is growth. 

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Vi Hart's Guide to Comments

Don't be afraid of your comments section! I am here to help, or maybe not! This video doesn't include legitimate/constructive criticisms because I don't cons...
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