With the annual TED conference a couple weeks away, we thought we’d take the opportunity to talk about one of presenters’ favorite topics: TED Talks. Which are your favorite TED speeches? What makes them so compelling, and what are best lessons to be learned for other speakers?
“Growth hacking” has quickly become the buzzword many startups use to explain how to acquire users and grow — fast. But what does growth hacking entail, exactly, and is your company guaranteed to grow exponentially if you apply growth hacking techniques?
These days, though, I have little to no creative output. What changed?
Coffee shops are loud. They are busy. And there is … Read More..
You might think of learning as something that takes place inside a classroom, but with technology and processes constantly changing, learning in the workplace is now just as significant. Even learning has changed: New technologies have given many companies the tools to engage employees in new ways that can lead … Read More..
This week I was reminded how much I hate traffic. When I found myself rushing to a meeting yesterday morning downtown, you can guess how I felt seeing bumper to bumper gridlock. Luckily, I know a few shortcuts.
Shortcuts. They are one of my life’s most beautiful things. Whether it … Read More..
If you want your business (or yourself!) to be better discovered or viewed as an industry leader, you know that content will help you get there. In the age of Internet searches, content marketing has emerged as a critical element of branding and advertising. So how exactly do you leverage … Read More..
While we’re all familiar with the five senses, most of us probably don’t know that more than 50% of our brain’s resources are dedicated to the activity of seeing the world around us. In other words, our sense of vision/sight often dominates our other senses, which is both a good … Read More..
The absolute worst piece of public speaking advice I ever received came from a dear friend of mine. My speech focused on giving up my dream job in paradise to pursue happiness and love in my personal life.
My friend suggested, “Wear a coconut bra and a … Read More..