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The Science Behind Viral Media Success

Entrepreneur - April 23, 2014

Norwegian comedy duo Ylvis may never learn what the fox says, but its video posing that musical question solved a far greater mystery: the secret behind viral media success. "The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)," released in... Read »

How Much Data Is Generated Every Minute?

Mashable - April 23, 2014

While social media can create the sense that the Internet is a small town where everyone is connected and, for the most part, gets along (outside of election season), the truth is quite the opposite. The data transferred on... Read »

The Secret To Accidental Business Innovations

Inc - April 23, 2014

You're probably familiar with accidental innovations like plastics and penicillin--products that only came about because of the inventor's inadvertent mishap. The history of vinyl records, recounted in a recent New York... Read »

The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs To Read When They’re Discouraged

Entrepreneur - April 23, 2014

Every business has its ups and downs. You lose an account, receive negative feedback about a project you’d worked hard on or have a crucial employee quit at just the wrong moment. It can be frustrating and even... Read »

How To Create A Culture Of ‘Paying It Forward’

Inc - April 23, 2014

Everyone wants an office culture where employees pitch in without being asked. Here are some concrete ways to encourage the behavior. Read »

All The Ways You Should Be Using LinkedIn’s Apps

Business Insider - April 23, 2014

LinkedIn has become an incredible resource for building your professional identity online, no matter where you are in your career. And an important part of that process is done not through its desktop site, but through its... Read »

The Great Unbundling Of Facebook Makes Sense

HBR - April 23, 2014

Unbundling has a compelling strategic and competitive rationale for Facebook. It has implications that extend far beyond the company’s stated goal to design single-purpose apps that fit mobile usage and the bottleneck of... Read »

5 Tips For Improvising Your Career

Fast Company - April 23, 2014

Most of us would welcome a blueprint for success: a list of accomplishments to check off that would result in dream jobs and promotions. But doing all the “right things” doesn’t necessarily give you an edge when it... Read »

How Women Can Narrow The ‘Confidence Gap’

Fortune - April 23, 2014

In a new book, The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know, two high-profile TV journalists, Claire Shipman and Katty Kay, say women are less confident than men even when they are... Read »

The Hummus-Baked Bean Connection - April 23, 2014

What is it about the Israel-Boston connection that works so well in the world of tech startups? Having grown up and spent much of my life in Israel, where I attended university, served in the military and launched three... Read »

Why You Should Build Change Into The Fabric Of Your Business

Fast Company - April 22, 2014

Few things are as exciting as seeing a business really embrace change. It’s about more than just setting up a change management team or sending your leadership group on brainstorming retreats. It’s about creating a... Read »

5 Things Every Marketer Can Learn From The Mercedes and Audi Social Video Campaigns

Forbes - April 22, 2014

In a little less than a decade, since Youtube became the most trafficked video site on the web, brands have been competing with each other to reach an online and mobile customer base. One of the fiercest battles to erupt are... Read »

Is Your Company Asleep When It Comes To Gender Balance?

Fast Company - April 22, 2014

Despite regular media buzz around female CEOs, only eight of the top 100 U.S. companies have women in the top seat--and the world's top companies have a very long way to go in achieving gender balance on executive... Read »

What 9 Successful Leaders Wish They Knew Before Starting Their First Jobs

Business Insider - April 22, 2014

Whether you know exactly where you're heading or feel a bit lost," writes Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg in "Lean In For Graduates," the latest edition of her popular book, "everyone has this in common: you're all in for big... Read »

How To Beat The Busyness Trap

Inc - April 22, 2014

From parents to students to teachers to CEOs, is there a demographic category or job function that doesn't feel as if it has too much work to do--and not enough time to do it? Read »