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INTOLERANCE WE TRUST

There was a glorious time in the late 1600‚Äôs when American villagers gathered in large groups, at night…with torches, to confront the greatest scourge of their time – witches. Today, a new generation of digital villagers was born with equally divine powers – to hunt and slay evil directly from … INTOLERANCE WE TRUSTRead More …

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How Innovation is Like Sex

I woke up early this morning to finish a very profound article on the future of jobs. This clearly is not it. Instead, I thought we could have a little fun with an idea that’s been rattling around in my head since I’ve been doing innovation: Innovation is like sex. … How Innovation is Like …

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Empower Your Visionaries

As we sit illuminated by flat-screens, covered in Doritos dust, it’s easy to imagine the day we fuse with our couches while binge-watching all the terrific new TV shows.. Why are there suddenly so many riveting shows? AMC’s Breaking Bad and Mad Men Netflix’s House of Cards SyFy’s Battlestar Galactica … Empower Your VisionariesRead More …

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The 5 Rules of Email Amnesty

From Steve Faktor’s original article on¬†LinkedIn. When it comes to answering emails, most business people are a bipolar mess. On one hand, we‚Äôre baking Ex-Lax brownies for a growing list of deadbeat non-responders. At the same time, we‚Äôre full of guilt over our own email impotence. Either way, resentment is … The 5 Rules of …

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How Success Smothers Greatness

Last Thursday, a friend invited me to see a gifted young English singer-songwriter named¬†Robert Leslie. I agreed, but couldn’t stay long. I already made plans with a recovering drug addict, sex addict, and flamboyant jester. Russell Brand is equal parts Shakespeare, Lenny Bruce, and scatological stripper. He also embodies the … How Success Smothers GreatnessRead …

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The Economics of Happiness

While researching¬†my next book¬†on the future of jobs, I had a revelation. No, God didn’t hand me a Windows tablet. I was blown away by how many articles and websites I found about ‚Äėhappiness at work‚Äô. 5 Ways to Make Your Boss Love You 7 Steps to a Job That … The Economics of HappinessRead …

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Measure Twice, Cut Once Before Your Scissors Rust (via LinkedIn Influencer)

This is a re-post of Steve Faktor‚Äôs¬†original article on Linkedin Today¬†(via¬†LinkedIn‚Äôs INfluencer program) I don‚Äôt remember exactly when my dad told me to ‚Äúmeasure twice and cut once‚ÄĚ, but it must have been right before I nearly sawed my fingers off doing one of our many tenement improvement projects. My … Measure Twice, Cut Once …

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