Information is cheap, but meaning is expensive.– ~George Dyson from Visual Storytelling: New Language for the Information Age by @MariaPopova
By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But...– From a wonderful blog post by purposefulfairy titled “15 Things You Should Give Up to Be Happy.” ALL the advice in here is worth heeding to, and letting our subconscious muster through.
We’re taught to do things the right way. But if you want to discover...– Sir Richard Dyson Originally found from the99percent’s article: “What it takes to innovate: Wrong-thinking, tinkering & intuiting”
Reform Hero Takes on Corruption Thesalloniki →
I like the focus on at least some positive news coming out of the political mess in Greece.. European Union officials have nothing but praise for the mayor of the Greek city of Thessaloniki. Yiannis Boutaris has been pushing ahead with far-reaching reforms to undo the abuses of his predecessors and has already slashed the city’s spending by 30 percent. He’s even asking the...
How the US Lost Out on Apple Work →
The president’s question touched upon a central conviction at Apple. It isn’t just that workers are cheaper abroad. Rather, Apple’s executives believe the vast scale of overseas factories as well as the flexibility, diligence and industrial skills of foreign workers have so outpaced their American counterparts that “Made in the U.S.A.” is no longer a viable option for most Apple products.
Without clarity everything we do is either an attempt to gain it or a stab at...– The Single Greatest Factor of Success in Business by John Jantsch
So the thinking has to continually be… How can I integrate social into my...– Jeff Bullas
We don’t often take time to think about soup — or as they say in Spanish, sopa —...– Why We’re Supporting SOUP Day (via buzzfeed )
How A Niche Newsletter Grew to 1MM Subscribers →
Love Tasting Table! CEO Geoff Bartakovics talks about how he grew a niche newsletter into one million subscribers - “the de facto insider’s guide to adventurous dining.” In the video on Mashable he also talks about how a brand can distinguish itself from a crowded market. Words to the wise for all entrepreneurs
Happiness = Wanting what we have / having what we...
As an aspiring entrepreneur, Chip Conley has been an inspiration to me for a few years. Founder of the Joie de Vivre boutique hotel chain (Conley should get props alone for coming up with a fantastic name for a hotel chain), Conley has also written several books on the need for creating a business model driven by our need for meaning, a philosophy by which he has built his company on. ...
Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources...– @EricSchurenberg from an Inc.com article posted January 9, 2012
KLM To Launch Social Seating
Now this is definitely taking the idea of embracing social media to the next level. According to viralblog.com, KLM will launch social seating in 2012. Passangers will have the option during the online check-in process, to choose their seat next next to someone they might now from Facebook or LinkedIn. Speed dating - both in the personal and business setting is likely to transpire. I remember...
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.– ~Plato
Tablets responsible for the rebirth of reading,... →
Very interesting trend.
Nepal and Others Mull Monsanto’s Role in Advancing... →
Interesting article weighing the pros/cons of Monsanto in a developing country..
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you...– Rita Mae Brown, an Emmy nominated author and screenwriter
Six Social Media Trends for 2012 →
The micro-economy and social sharing top my list of interests..
Don’t part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you...– Mark Twain (via aktionsartfactory)
What makes a social app viral? Great article by... →
How to Sort Through The Noise - Great Social Media... →
Another example of your online footprint becoming... →
Banks allow ads in online checking accounts
Your greatest social media asset may be right... →
10 Biz Models That Rocked 2010 →
Great article on innovative online biz models
Ways to Beat Stress →
Some great advice from Mark’s Daily Apple.
Focusing Our Energy (from DailyOm) →
Facebook Valued At $50billion →
Getting A Taste of Social Media →
Great profile from the Financial Post of an entrepreneur navigating his way through the social media minefields. The key it turns out, is trial and error — and consistency.
How to Build A Solid Social Media Platform →
An interview with social media expert, Mari Smith
Why I'm giving £1m to charity →
Is Toby Ord onto something? 14 other people have already pledged to do the same through his website/movement Giving What We Can.
No Jobs, Graduates Make Their Own →
Great article about young graduates turning into entrepreneurs because of lack of jobs.
Groupon Offered $5b from Google →
Alot of interesting things going on in the online daily deal space these days.
How Thought Leaders Can Inspire Waves of Change
Foreign Policy came out with it’s second annual list of this years 100 greatest thinkers. Who made it to the top? Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, for, as FP puts it, “stepping up as the world falters.” FP presents Buffett and Gates and the stewardesses of solving the world’s most dire problems, as institutions like the UN have been steadily losing our confidence in their...
Wishing for reality as it actually is creates an incredible laughter.
Is Facebook Creating A Fragmented Web? →
Google and Facebook, A much needed intervention →
Twitter launches analytics →
Twitter launches analytics, for free. How will third party vendors react?
There are those that look at things and ask why. I dream of things that were and...– Robert F. Kennedy
Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple,...– Charles Mingus