Make it easy to find good reading

79 x served & 14 x viewedWhen in Madrid, I spotted a library for modern commuting people. I wonder if anything like this may be found in other city metros? Maybe there is one in Stockholm, even though I've never seen that…

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Social media presence?

86 x served & 15 x viewedWhy do companies chose to set up a presence in social media? It makes much sense to find B2C companies on Facebook and Twitter, but what about B2B? Stora Enso has chosen to follow no one and has tweeted only 29 times to its...

Experience…

80 x served & 14 x viewedExperience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted. Randy Pausch told us so in his now super-famous Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams that has now had more than 14 million views on YouTube. This even exceeds the 12,5 million...

Curiosity killed the cat …Not!

101 x served & 34 x viewedNo, curiosity is something good. Today there's even talk about not killing young children's curiosity during their first school years. Amazing if that will happen within reasonable time… Personally, I am devoted to make a living from my curiosity. People used to say that...

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What counts?

85 x served & 18 x viewedMath is a real challenge for many. Admittedly, calculus takes some training, but simple tasks such as addition and subtraction may ocassionally be just too much. Percentages are another major obstacle. I meet almost daily statements that you can save as much as 5%,...

Life-long learning

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Our ways of learning are changing, but it seems that not everyone is aware. Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown describe in their new book A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change, how a new type of learning takes place without books, teachers and classrooms.

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Killing creativity…

98 x served & 13 x viewedYoungme Moon who is the Donald K. David Professor of Business Administration and Senior Associate Dean at Harvard Business School has compiled an “anti-creativity checklist” that gave me a total flash back to my earlier employer. I believe I heard at least 80% of...

Marketing and Social Media Trends

98 x served & 13 x viewedIn his blog on influential marketing, Rohit Bhargava who works at Ogilvy has listed 15 social media trends that are changing the world of marketing. I especially favour his No. 1 Likeonomics that shows how a Like by the right person on a Facebook...

Stuff that doesn’t work – yet

146 x served & 55 x viewedI just remembered a really inspiring talk at Guldäggsdagarna 2010. This was almost a year ago, but I believe it is still well worth sharing. Click image to play video. Faris Yakob was Chief Technology Strategist of McCann Erikson in New York, and is...