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Maximize Your Exit By Not Selling Your Company

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. In 1987, a representative of Michael Jackson approached the modest Sycamore Valley ranch house and knocked on […] The post Maximize Your Exit By Not Selling Your Company appeared first on John

Becoming More Resourceful

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The Becoming More Resourceful IQ Matrix explores how to work through any problem successfully by tapping into your inner reservoir of resources. However, this is more than just about making the most of your skills and abilities.

The Right Way To Calculate Marketing ROI

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Today, accountability in marketing amounts to table stakes. Companies expect CMOs to provide quantifiable evidence (not squishy metrics such as views and eyeballs) that marketing investments are contributing to real business outcomes. Probably the most popular metric for marketers to invoke is RO

The Importance of Establishing a Digital Free Zone

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Technology and The Entrepreneur: a classic drama about Frenemies in the 21st century. While relying on devices helps keep us on-task and in-touch, it also has the power to turn a digital user into a digital abuser. So today we’re going to ditch all the drama with my surprisingly simple smal

7 Profound Implications of the “Live Stream Economy” for Brands and Businesses

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In case you hadn’t noticed, there is something big happening right now in the world of digital media. Whether it’s Periscope, Meerkat, or another app—Live streaming is beginning to gain incredible momentum. But the reality is it hasn’t even started to scratch the surface.

When In Doubt, Let People Think You’re A Fool

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A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. The Beatles’ Manager, Brian Epstein, was a 30-yr old, former furniture salesman when Beatlemania hit America […] The post When In Doubt, Let People Think You’re A Fool appeared first on John

The Top 10 Rules for Student Startups

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Probably every third student dreams to use his 4 years of college as a perfect time for a

The Beautiful Source of Happiness

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Robin Sharma shares how inner power can be a beautiful source of happiness.

When Facing Adversity

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The When Facing Adversity IQ Matrix explores the steps we need to take to successfully overcome the problems and setbacks that life often blesses us with. This article is loosely based on the best selling book “The Obstacle is the Way”, by Ryan Holiday. It’s designed to help shi

Back-To-School: Why Amazon Moves To The Head Of The Class Over Target, Walmart

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Shoppers have certainly changed since the recession. Having adopted a “new normal” tenet that focuses on cost-conscious, value-driven approaches to spending, today’s consumers are constantly seeking out sales and promotions, comparing prices, and researching products to ensure t