๐Ÿ”— Seth’s Blog: Cutting through Singer’s Paradox

Sethโ€™s Blog: Cutting through Singerโ€™s Paradox Understanding peopleโ€™s motivations for giving and helping out others: CLOSE & NOW: (โ€ฆ) Many times, we act generously or heroically because to avoid doing so is to risk being shamed. (โ€ฆ) GRATITUDE : Even though it might not be at the top of mind, the fact is that once we pull someone out of the pond, we anticipate that they will thank us, and so will the community....

๐Ÿ”— How To Not Suck Online

How To Not Suck Online Download a PDF poster of the below tips & tricks Clear Language Simplicity Visual Priority Create Intrigue Ten Ideas in ten Minutes Write a Good Brief Write the News Story Make me Look Good It Pays to be Remarkable Be Relevant Collaborate not Death by Committee Adapt or Die Tell a Story Use Humor Give People a Strong Call to Action

๐Ÿ”— Accelerating serendipity — Makeshift Thoughts — Medium

Accelerating serendipity โ€” Makeshift Thoughts โ€” Medium Can you make happy accidents happen more often? Just turn up Put yourself in the right place Avoid zemblanity Say โ€œYes, andโ€ฆโ€ instead of โ€œYes, butโ€ฆโ€ Keep your eyes open for opportunity Use serendipity engines Donโ€™t be too precious with your ideas Help other people to have serendipity Get good at introductions Answer โ€œBut why?โ€ with โ€œI donโ€™t know yetโ€ Goldilocks serendipity Example email introduction โ€œtemplateโ€:...

๐Ÿ“บ 9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact

(via 9 Out Of 10 Americans Are Completely Wrong About This Mind-Blowing Fact) ( Source: https://www.youtube.com/ )

๐Ÿ“บ Elevate NYC 2013 Keynote, by Gary Vaynerchuk

You think of social networks as distribution for awareness for something else, you think of it as distribution. (โ€ฆ) I think of those platforms as platforms to natively story tell to bring awareness. It is a substantial difference and what it does is it forces me to actually bring value on those channels, instead of thinking them as impressions. At 9:10 of the Elevate NYC 2013 Keynote (by Gary Vaynerchuk)...

๐Ÿ”— The Responsive Organization

The Responsive Organization EfficiencyThe Responsive Organization is built to learn and respond rapidly by optimizing for the open flow of information; encouraging experimentation and learning on rapid cycles; and organizing as a network of employees, customers, and partners motivated by shared purpose. The Shift A number of fundamental shifts in corporate structures and information systems are required to take advantage of the increased speed of information. From โ†’ To Efficiency โ†’ Responsiveness...

๐Ÿ”— You Are Boring — The Magazine

You Are Boring โ€” The Magazine A few years ago, I had a job that involved listening to a ton of podcasts. (โ€ฆ) The people who were interesting told good stories. They were also inquisitive: willing to work to expand their social and intellectual range. Most important, interesting people were also the best listeners. They knew when to ask questions. (โ€ฆ) Here are the three things they taught me. Listen, then ask a question...

๐Ÿ“บ JR’s TED Prize wish: Use art to turn the world inside out

(via JRโ€™s TED Prize wish: Use art to turn the world inside out | Video on TED.com) JR, a semi-anonymous French street artist, uses his camera to show the world its true face, by pasting photos of the human face across massive canvases. See the worldwide reach of the Inside Out Project .

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8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media โ€“ Kikolani

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via Pedro Custodio โ€™s presentation: User Generated Communities Usability (slide 45)

January 15, 2010 1 min