Monthly Archives: October 2012

21 blogging tips from the pro

Mike Stelzner’s “Social Media Examiner” on line magazine, rather than blog, is about the best of a good bunch of sites that offer insight to the blogging process. These 21 tips, assembled from a group of pretty smart operators  are … Continue reading

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3-D Printing: The coming desk-top revolution.

Remember when there was a market for only 5 computers in the world, then a few thousand appeared in governments, huge corporations, and a few big R&D labs, then suddenly along came the PC, and there were millions of them in … Continue reading

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The design of inefficiency

One of the many paradoxes of our on-line social life is that to engage, we give up a part of our personal life, we become available to anyone else who cares to look for us, within the boundaries of increasingly … Continue reading

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Madman skills still apply

Millions of “writers” are now publishing blogs, and as a result there are many sources of “how to” write a better blog, and get it seen. However, it seems to me that most of the advice is rehashing pretty basic … Continue reading

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4 strategies to change culture

Culture is elastic, it is the hardest thing to change in any organization,  the ‘way people do things around here” to quote Michael Porter, is a powerful organiser of behavior. Changing culture by decree  from the corner office simply does … Continue reading

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Lead recycling

“Not now” is a response sales people receive all the time, question is, does it mean not now, or not ever? When sales people hear the words, they have two choices: Ignore the brush off, and keep at it Asses … Continue reading

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A huge PR problem.

Problems need a better PR agency, everybody hates them. The bigger the problem, the greater the angst, the higher up the enterprise the problem has currency, the more important it seems to become. However, when you think about it, problems … Continue reading

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