Pioneer and founder of the independent music store CD Baby, Derek Sivers is always full of insights. He uses this video of a dancing guy to draws lessons on leadership and how to build a movement start by following rather than to lead. Continue reading “Leadership lessons from a dancing guy”
Posting videos online is still a fast growing trend. Expect mobile phones, high speed internet and integration with online video sharing sites to increase the quantity of video shared even more. Continue reading “The state of online videos in one image”
Long but interesting presentation on social media strategy for brands, with case studies. Here’s an interesting check list taken from the presentation for brands who want to use social media: Continue reading “Social Media Strategy for brands”
More work doesn’t mean more productivity. Quantity doesn’t mean quality. Working too much can be as unproductive as not working enough and more detrimental to the company and the individuals as the burnout is a threat to health.
A nice summary infographics on the danger of workaholism and tips for recovery. Continue reading “Workaholism may be killing you”
“in an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it” Herbert Simon Continue reading “It’s the attention economy, stupid !”
How does the social media giant decides who and what to put in your feed? Although very few people are aware of this fact, Facebook filters updates you get from your friends in your newsfeed so that you don’t get overwhelmed by the quantity of information published. Continue reading “Cracking the Facebook News Feed Settings”
Making an idea successful is not a magic process.
Making an idea successful is a relentless trial and error process.
The best approach after coming up with an idea is to start executing it as soon as possible on a small scale and then refining it.
What makes Steve’s methodology different from everyone else’s is that he always believed the most important decisions you make are not the things you do – but the things that you decide not to do. He’s a minimalist. Continue reading “Steve Jobs methodology: decide what NOT to do”
“we’d like to believe that our ideas come in flashes of insight, when really, they had been culminating over months and months; it was just a matter of the neural connections in our brains and lives reaching the optimum state of liquidity for the true idea to emerge.”
An inspiring TED talk (18 min video). Continue reading “Where do ideas come from ?”
A set of infographics explaining how do search engines work, what does google pay attention to, how to optimise for SEO, …