A company — even a huge one like Microsoft — is only its people. If they place such extreme value on a number, what value do they place on other essences such as humanity, empathy, and joy? What moves them to go to work and create, build and surprise? Source: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gave […]
Marketing tech vendors need to find right balance between digital and human interactions | TechCrunch — Read on techcrunch.com/2019/03/29/marketing-tech-vendors-need-to-find-right-balance-between-digital-and-human-interactions/ Technology is supposed to enhance human to human interaction not replace it!!!
Sending the message you’re a creative, independent, and powerful person is as easy as putting something different on your feet — the data proves it, too. Source: Science Finally Reveals the Truth About People Who Wear Funky Socks | Inc.com I have been wearing funky socks that don’t match for years!!! Finally science proves […]
Once you recognize the importance of trustworthiness over competence, you can take control of the impressions you make when you first meet someone. — Read on http://www.theladders.com/ Lots of great points in here. Amy Cuddy’s book is really good as well. Some of the tips are actually harder to do than you might think. However […]
Need top talent? Then you need this. Source: The Resume Is Dead. Here’s What Innovative Companies (Including Tesla) Are Using to Hire Instead | Inc.com Finally companies are starting to get it. It is the intangibles that are the hardest to qualify and quantify but they are THE MOST IMPORTANT determiner of success. People can […]
Gen Z doesn’t differentiate between marketing and technology, and neither should you. CMOs will have to become chief digital experience officers. — Read on adage.com/article/wp-engine/generation-z-rise-chief-digital-experience-officer/316816/ Personalization is where things are headed and rightfully so. Real authentic personalization is what companies should be striving for not the generic “insert name and generic content here” and count […]
Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies keep injecting more and more smarts into our daily tasks. Will we become indistinguishable, or truly free? Source: AI-Powered Apps Could Make Us More Creative—or Less Human | WIRED There is a place for AI, but its place is NEVER to replace the humanity of a relationship or interaction. […]
It just takes four words. Source: Will Smith Shares His Secret to True Happiness It’s definitely not what I expected, but when you think about it, it’s so very very true. I’m not going to spoil it. Enjoy!!
“Hire three top performers, pay ’em like 8, and get the results of 10.” That quote is from this podcast interview, and, well, the actual quote would be: I always tell my clients, hire three rock stars, pay them like eight, and you get the result of 10. I changed “rock stars” because it’s a […]
For most recruiters, the current candidates strategy is an unmitigated disaster, costing a fortune and resulting in an ever-increasing ‘time to hire’. In fact it’s bad for recruiters, for candidates and for employers alike. You need to dig yourself out of this mire! Now. — Read on gregsavage.com.au/2016/07/12/your-current-candidate-strategy-is-a-catastrophe/ Lots of great points made in this […]
Source: 3 Lessons Sundance Can Teach Us About Storytelling – Adweek Great takeaway from this one. Authentic and Real are not the same!!! Your story should be based on something real and then told in an authentic way. The term Authenticity should be exchanged with the term Real when trying to figure out how to […]
Nina Mufleh’s résumé went viral and attracted the attention of employers from around the world. Source: The resume that got Nina Mufleh job interviews with Uber LinkedIn and Airbnb – Business Insider Incredibly impressive!! Great article on how a bit of creativity, hard work, and a passion for what you are trying to do can […]
In “Team Human,” media theorist and veteran cyberpunk Douglas Rushkoff reminds us why we wanted progress in the first place. Source: Douglas Rushkoff’s last-ditch attempt to reclaim humanity from tech Lot’s of truth in this interview and I am sure that his book has a ton of points worth considering for sure.
It’s amazing what happens when EQ and Emotional Intelligence play a key and focal point in business decisions. Yesterday’s announcement by Amazon reveals evidence of a remarkable and invaluable quality: the ability to learn from criticism. Source: It Took Jeff Bezos Exactly 5 Words to Teach a Major Lesson in Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com […]
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterhinssen/2018/09/12/what-hr-can-learn-from-marketing-about-employee-experience/ I have said for a long time that HR departments are making a mistake by not engaging their own marketing departments. HR should be leveraging marketing content for ways to sell the company, creating compelling job descriptions, conveying company culture to potential and current employees, and helping to foster an incredible experience for both […]