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"I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child" - Nobel winner Satyarthi

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From: in.reuters.com   By: Nita Bhalla and Antonio Zappulla  
I can't explain the joy each time I've freed a child - Nobel winner Satyarthi; Inspiring on what really matters http://t.co/EPryS1dq1V NEW DELHI/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the 34 years since Kailash Satyarthi gave up his job as an electrical engineer to campaign for children's rights, the Nobel Peace Prize winner has been beaten, seen his home attacked and his colleagues killed.   Yet

The most important marketing decision the CMO makes...

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Is the goal to get people to notice what we make? or Are we setting out to make something people choose to talk about? If you don't know your boss's answer to this, find out. If you do, act

The value of access

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Access to people Access to capital Access to technology Access to infrastructure Access to gatekeepers Access to trust (and the benefit of the doubt) Access to civilization Access to energy Access to information Access to a clean, natural world

How a couple made almost a quarter of a million dollar business...from scratch

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We want to introduce you to Julie Mills and Julian Thornton, a couple all the way from Australia, who have gone through all the bumps and bruises of selling online products, only to come out on
From: newyorker.com By Maria Konnikova
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Is procrastination hereditary? This article seems to suggest that to some extent it is. But then do not blame it on your parents so soon, because it also shares how one can overcome putting off a task by breaking it into small doable chunks and by keeping distractions away. Interesting read.
Credit Photograph by Martin Parr/Magnum.   Want to hear my favorite procrastination
From: quora.com
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Looking for business models that can transform an industry? Here is a very interesting answer to a question in Quora. Shares different business models which are really unique. For instance Uber is changing the transportation industry specially the Taxi industry, which business model might change yours? 
Super interesting question! I hope some people will point me to new & interesting startups with unique business

Leadership Lessons - Being a Level 5 Leader - Humility by Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

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From: www.youtube.com  
I added a video to a @YouTube playlist http://t.co/4rK1YKDj75 Leadership Lessons - Being a Level 5 Leader - Humility by Dr APJ Abdul Quote from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam (former President of India):   "In 1973 I became the project director of India 's satellite launch vehicle program, commonly called the SLV-3. Our goal was to put India 's "Rohini" satellite into orbit by 1980. I was given funds and human resources — but was told clearly that by 1980 we had to launch the satellite

Without a keyboard

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When the masses only connect to the net without a keyboard, who will be left to change the world? It is possible but unlikely that someone will write a great novel on a tablet. You can't create the spreadsheet

People who like this stuff...

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like this stuff. When you work in a genre (any genre), break all the rules at your own peril. Sure, you need to break some rules, need to do something worth talking about. But please understand who the work

Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin with Vinod Khosla Chat:

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Had to watch this video, what are these path breaking entrepreneurs talking about? It is a long video, but I was engrossed right through. Sergey and Brin really think big, they are taking big bets, however they have figured out an excellent way not to get the main Google business defocused, while