By Teddy Hunt
The year was 1994. Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, and their guest sat around a quaint coffee table between NBC’s “Today” segments and pondered the pronunciation of the “@” symbol. “That little mark,” he said. “With the ‘a’ and then the ring around it. Couric said she thought it was ‘about.’” He went on to ask, “What is the Internet, anyway? Do you write to it, like mail?”
Just two decades ago, this was the reality, even among some of the most successful, high-profile people in our society. Now, the Internet and other forms of technology have become Read More…
Money doesn’t make the world go ’round. Although commerce is, in many ways, the physical manifestation of energy which the global civilization agrees upon as a unit of measure, money itself isn’t the force that propels the world forward.
The emotion behind the expenditure of money is.
Since money is a manifestation of energy, its ebbs and flows are also subject to physics. Stagnation begets atrophy; circulation, vibrancy. Investing in people, ideas and ingenuity brings growth.
“The day will come when, after harnessing space, the winds, the tides, gravitation, we shall harness for God the energies of love. Read More…
By Teddy Hunt
Renovated, repurposed, and re-engineered. Today’s workplace has clearly changed over the past two decades. As people and politics evolve, it’s important to remember that, for better or worse, change happens. Here are four fundamental workplace changes that transpired over the last 20 years.
Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y
Baby Boomers, born roughly between the years of 1947-1966, still play an active role in today’s work force. Two younger generations now share center stage with them in the world of gainful employment: Generation X and Generation Y.
Gen X members were born roughly between 1965-1983; Gen Read More…
By Kelly Gregorio
Business blogs are great; they can connect you with your audience, provide you with an outlet to interact and help in your ever-lasting effort to develop a positive brand image.
But as the popularity of business blogging has increased, so has its blandness. Hundreds upon hundreds of business blogs are out there, making it difficult for audience members to know which quality blogs are worth following.
One deciding factor is a blogís newsworthiness. Now, no one is asking you to break hard news, but there are some steps you can take to position your blog as Read More…
What happens when marketers get naked?
Absolute Value: What Really Influences Customers in the Age of (Nearly) Perfect Information, is the answer to that question.
Stripped of their exclusive access to broadcast media, stripped of their information monopoly, stripped of their banner ads, stripped of their SEO tricks, marketers in 2014 have awakened to a new reality. Consumers have access such a diverse array of data that they can (if they choose) make much more informed purchasing decisions.
This book explores how this state of affairs came to be, Read More…
By Jared Jaureguy
In a world that is constantly putting more and more trust in the hands of smartphones, tablets and desktops, one would expect paper to become obsolete. After all, itís easy to read the news, check your bank account, send emails to clients, and even shop all in the cyber world. However, many companies are reluctant to let go of their reliance on paper. This could be due to the necessity of physical documents in some cases or just lack of willingness to break with a habit.
There are important incentives for going paperless. Among them are Read More…keep looking »