Reading Time: 2 minutes At a recent conference, I was having a discussion with other social media leaders about an unhealthy climate growing on social media. It’s not so much about the general political divisiveness, which is obvious, but about the stampedes of rage that charge whenever a controversial issue arises. I utilized the term stampede because that’s what we see. We no longer pause to research the issue, wait for facts, or even analyze the context of the
Reading Time: 4 minutes Neuro Design is a new and growing field that applies insights from the mind sciences to help craft more effective designs. These insights can come from two main sources: The general principles of Neuro Design best practices that have been derived from academic research on the human visual system and the psychology of vision. These include things like which areas of our visual field are more sensitive to noticing visual elements, thus helping designers compose
Reading Time: 2 minutes What if you could speak to 100 business people and have them share their biggest nugget of advice? This was the thought behind the the Better Business Book, a project developed by Tyler and the team at the Self-Publishing System. A Sampling of the Better Business Book All Your Excuses Debunked: Two Case Studies That Prove You Don’t Need Any Experience, Money or Help to Start a Successful Business – pg. 9 You Only Need
Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s been a while since I was an Audible subscriber but I recently started back up. Audible content includes more than 250,000 audio programs from leading audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, magazine and newspaper publishers, and business information providers. Audible is also the preeminent provider of spoken-word audio products for Apple’s iTunes Store. I have a lot more time to listen to books while I’m driving or working than to take the time to read them.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Execution of great marketing strategies is a balance of many variables. Without adequate planning and long-term strategies, agile marketing efforts can derail a brand. But slow and highly critical marketing efforts can stymie one. Somewhere in the middle is success, requiring continued focus on the long-term goals of the organization, but having resources that can shift direction and strategy in real-time as results take shape. I just finished reading Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs