Make it easy to find good reading

89 x served & 16 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?

99 x served & 22 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…

96 x served & 17 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!

123 x served & 47 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?

101 x served & 23 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…

115 x served & 15 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

115 x served & 19 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

163 x served & 60 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...