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How to convince someone: Currency of the modern age

How to convince someone

In an era of never-ending opinions and fake news, this seems fairly important. Continue Reading

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Richard Branson and leadership through listening

Richard Branson Leadership

From here: Richard has so many attributes as a leader that I respect and want to replicate at Virgin Hotels, but what I commend the most about him is his listening skills.  Given his success, you might think he would… Continue Reading

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Marketing and the passionate minority

Clean Marketing Message

Found this over on Mack Collier — he’s a good dude and runs #BlogChat, which I should probably contribute to more — about “clean” and “dirty” conversations in the marketing space. Before you excited and think some brand is gonna start… Continue Reading

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Fast Company on how to introduce new ideas: Completely roll over

Getting People To Listen To New Ideas

I really like Fast Company and read it a lot, although moreso the digital side and less so the paper side (if I read the print product, I’m probably on a plane somewhere). Sometimes, however, they massively whiff with the stuff they… Continue Reading

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Craft a vision. Talk about your vision. Listen to others about your vision?

Listen to Others at Work

Just had to go walk 4.3 miles to pick up my car — semi-rough evening last night with the wife — and in the process, I walked through a 5K (making me feel like a total wreck), walked through a… Continue Reading

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People always confuse these “Get power at work” discussions

Getting Power At Work

Among the concepts in the world that most make me want to put a rifle to my dick and pull the trigger are “People tweeting headlines that promise some kind of amazing return in business or life” (such as “Six… Continue Reading

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Key ways to get people to pay attention to you

Getting Attention From Others

These seem like relevant skills to have, right? Continue Reading

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No CMO + listen better = $1 billion company in 2 years. Believe in this.

Lessons of Slack as a company

I wrote about Slack maybe a year ago; at the time, it was essentially a total throw-away post. I had seen something on a business website and decided, “Oh, that sounds interesting.” Broadly, these work applications really interest me —… Continue Reading