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Your Next CMO Could Come From These 5 Hot, But Unexpected Areas

Your Next CMO Could Come From These 5 Hot, But Unexpected Areas

Your current CMO has probably come from a traditional marketing background, with a resume that includes leadership in brand, advertising, creative, and operations.  They may be firmly aligned to…
The Science Behind The Complete Randomness Of Your Success

The Science Behind The Complete Randomness Of Your Success

We have all grown up to believe the Emerson quote “Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.”  If we are intrinsically better at…
Disruption In Publishing: Little Business Books, Big Ideas

Disruption In Publishing: Little Business Books, Big Ideas

The real disruption for publishing is not the onslaught of self-published works in the marketplace; the real change is the consumers demand for short, more direct publications.  Our attentions spans have shortened and this change is impact authors and…
The 13 Defining Moments Of Business Leadership [VIDEO]

The 13 Defining Moments Of Business Leadership [VIDEO]

As we shed the more jejune terms like management from our vocabulary, the idea of true leadership in our organizations begins to take hold.  We no longer…
Future technology touchscreen interface an example of disruption

Is Disruption So Common We Don’t See It Any More?

A few years ago, the term disruption was itself disruptive. Analysts used this term to showcase the big macro changes in the marketplace;…
blue mason jars from Ball

Recycling A Brand: Social Media Breathes New Life Into Iconic Ball Brand

by Kathryn Kavner, Boston College Class of 2014, Carroll School of Management What’s old is new again: it’s the classic story of any fashionable item. The 130-year old Mason jar is enjoying a renaissance as many home…
Why Being A Student Of Ayn Rand Doesn’t Mean You Get To Be A Jerk

Why Being A Student Of Ayn Rand Doesn’t Mean You Get To Be A Jerk

From Money Managers to Venture Capitalists to serial Entrepreneurs and many others, Ayn Rand is THE icon of their existence.  Just as college…
Enjoy Thanksgiving

Top 10 Apps To Get You Through A Successful Thanksgiving Holiday

Quicker than you can say “Aunt Janet’s lumpy gravy” or “Uncle Rob’s inappropriate ethnic jokes,” Thanksgiving will be upon us.  For those of us in the US, Thanksgiving is…
Google Driverless Car on the open road

Google Driverless Car: Why You Will Probably Never Own One

Along the base of the Santa Cruz Mountains runs Highway 280, serving as an alternate corridor for commuters heading to San Jose, San Francisco, or…