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The 7 Attributes of CEOs Who Get Social Media

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Peter Aceto, the CEO of Tangerine, recently said in The Globe and Mail, “I would rather engage in a Twitter conversation with a single customer than see our company attempt to attract the attention of millions in a coveted Superbowl commercial.

 

”This is the preference of a truly social CEO. Unfortunately, chief executives that embrace and understand the promise of social media are rare, so rare that we call them “blue unicorns” in our book, A World Gone Social. Why blue unicorns? Because CEOs that embrace social as much as leaders like Aceto are still so uncommon that we aren’t just looking for any unicorn, we’re looking for a specific color of unicorn....


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, December 5, 2014 10:03 AM

Social media savvy CEOs are there to connect, not to promote according to the Harvard Business Review.

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How to Instantly Click With Everyone You Meet

How to Instantly Click With Everyone You Meet | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Learn how to click with people instantly. It is the secret to better relationships in business and in life.
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Doing Good Work Matters More Than Your Personal Brand

Doing Good Work Matters More Than Your Personal Brand | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
There’s still a lot of chat on the topic of personal branding. Particularly for people just entering the world of social media, there’s major pressure to create a distinctive personal brand now more than ever. For those in a career flux, there’s major pressure to catch up with the sexy [...]
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17 Science-Backed Secrets to Achieving Your Goals

17 Science-Backed Secrets to Achieving Your Goals | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Remember those resolutions you made? These research-based tips will help you stick to your goals once and for all!
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What 18 Extremely Successful People Were Doing At Age 25

What 18 Extremely Successful People Were Doing At Age 25 | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Whether they've completely changed or were already on the track to greatness, we found out what some of the most fascinating people were doing at age 25.
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3 Simple Ways To Make Your Unhappy Job A Hell Of A Lot Happier

3 Simple Ways To Make Your Unhappy Job A Hell Of A Lot Happier | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
You have a choice to change what you don't like in life.
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How to Get Ahead in Business Without Leaving Your Family Behind

How to Get Ahead in Business Without Leaving Your Family Behind | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur, husband and dad Sam Bahreini shares the work-life balance strategies that have worked for him.
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9 Successful People Explain What That Actually Means

9 Successful People Explain What That Actually Means | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to be successful, but too often we forget to think about what that actually means. So we turn to money as the definition of success, but what happens after you achieve financial success? These nine millionaires tell us what success mea...
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8 Inspiring Habits of Truly Remarkable Bosses

8 Inspiring Habits of Truly Remarkable Bosses | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Employees quit bad jobs ... and they definitely quit bad bosses. Here's how to be the boss no employee will want to leave.
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10 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Productivity

10 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Productivity | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Taking your smartphone to bed, multi-tasking, and eight other things you should stop doing immediately.
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6 Degrees of Separation: Thriving Through People

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6 Degrees of Separation is a theory stating that anyone can connect to anyone else in the world through no more than 6 intermediaries. Applying this theory to
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The Best Places To Work In 2015

The Best Places To Work In 2015 | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Each December, salary comparison and job search site Glassdoor takes a look at the best places to work for the coming year, and the resulting list provides a snapshot of what employees experienced over the past twelve months, and what they're hoping for in the ones to come.
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Three Benefits To Mindfulness at Work, by Jeremy Adam Smith

Three Benefits To Mindfulness at Work, by Jeremy Adam Smith | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
We all know the benefits of mindfulness in our day. But, do we understand the link between our practice and our performance in the workplace? And is it possible to cultivate this moment to moment awareness in a 'bottom line' driven environment? In a recent study, researchers have found that the more mindful the supervisor, the lower their employees' emotional exhaustion and the higher their job satisfaction. And, that's just the beginning. Read on to learn how mindfulness just might help to increase an employee's overall well being.
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9 Super Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team

9 Super Effective Ways to Motivate Your Team | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Don't make the kind of mistakes that drain the energy from the members of your team. Instead, fire them up!
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How to Be a Healthier and Happier Entrepreneur in 2015

How to Be a Healthier and Happier Entrepreneur in 2015 | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Nothing could be more exciting than following your dreams and launching your own business. Yet all too often, that initial excitement is dampened by the realities of running a company....
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14 Productivity Hacks to Improve Work Happiness

14 Productivity Hacks to Improve Work Happiness | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Automation and efficiency: We take these things seriously at Betterment, not only as core product and investing values, but also as a way to get our work done during the day and live happier lives....
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5 Reasons to Practice Mindfulness in 2015

5 Reasons to Practice Mindfulness in 2015 | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Why are we now sharpening the lens of mindfulness, polishing the glass and more willing to see the full catastrophe thru a mindful eye than ever before? Here are five reasons....
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The Top 10 Factors For On-The-Job Employee Happiness - Forbes

The Top 10 Factors For On-The-Job Employee Happiness - Forbes | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Employee engagement and happiness is definitely one of the topics du jour for modern management and the future of work.

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Discover What Motivates Employees More Than Money

Discover What Motivates Employees More Than Money | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Many leaders do not understand the ongoing, intimate connection between leadership and employee motivation!I know that unmotivated employees are likely to spend little or no effort in their jobs, avoid the workplace as much as possible, exit the organization if given the opportunity and produce low quality work, contribute to safety problems, make lower productivity and cause to decreasing customer value.Lesson 1
What’s been forgotten is that motivation is not a destination or a solution. It’s n
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Best Entrepreneurship Advice From 13 Inspiring Entrepreneurs

Best Entrepreneurship Advice From 13 Inspiring Entrepreneurs | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
As a contributor for Entrepreneur.com I was able to connect with some of the most inspiring men and women in entrepreneurship. I asked them to share the best advice they’ve ever received, their bigges
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The Physics of Productivity

The Physics of Productivity | Lift - Stories of Inspiration and Happiness | Scoop.it
Newton’s three laws of motion can be used as an interesting analogy for increasing your productivity, simplifying your work, and improving your life.
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Prioirities and the Art of Pruning

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As life gets busier and busier, many find that it is almost impossible to juggle new ideas, new challenges or perhaps even new relationships. According to James Clear, this is where the analogy of pruning a rose bush comes into play: before we exhaust ourselves with trying to perfect the big picture perfect, we need to make careful and difficult decisions about what to cut out or trim back on. Doing this allows our lives to blossom to their full potential. Clear shares more about how to prioritize and "prune" our lives in this piece.
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