Five for Friday {August 22, 2014}

Back to the grind. It’s back-to-school week here. And it’s almost back-to-dance time for me!   Fast Company: 6 Tech Leaders on What it Takes to Get Hired at Their Companies Mashable: 6 Tips for Managing People Who Are Older Than You Good stuff for all managers. Mashable: 17 Musical Lyrics to Express Your Internet Struggle Broadway + the Internet collide… Fast Company: A CTO … Continue reading Five for Friday {August 22, 2014}

Five for Friday {August 15}

It’s my birthday week, y’all!   Ad Age: American Heart Association Wants to Tug at Your Heart Strings My question: Why didn’t they do this sooner? There’s been a huge shift toward emotion-driven content in the past few years, and the AHA’s message is emotional. Ragan: 6 Soul-crushing Professional Habits Over-explaining yourself. Yep. And not taking your lunch break. Double check. Ad Age: Six More … Continue reading Five for Friday {August 15}

FIve for Friday {August 1}

Rabbit rabbit! Cheers to my birthday month!   Hub Spot: 7 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe About Email Marketing. Particularly interesting stat: 20% of your annual openers do so after being inactive for 6 months. Cue “He’s not dead yet!” from Spamalot. Fast Company: 5 Free Apps for Keeping Up With The Headlines. I still prefer The Skimm, though. Ad Age: Eight Media and Marketing Buzzwords … Continue reading FIve for Friday {August 1}

Five for Friday {July 25}

Next week is August. That’s crazy! Hopefully 2H2014 goals are set and you’re all on the right track to meet them. Politico: Benny Johnson and Buzzfeed’s Achilles’ Heel. A fascinating look at Buzzfeed’s “curation.” Fast Company: 5 Ways to Stay Focused In a World Full of Distractions. Because we all get distracted. Levo: The Anatomy of a Power Outfit. Because what we wear does matter. Mashable: How Apple … Continue reading Five for Friday {July 25}

Five for Friday {July 4}

Happy Fourth of July!   Secrets for Success from Mark Cuban. Cuban owns the Dallas Mavericks NBA team. That probably helps a lot. Seth Godin: More information doesn’t always make you happier. Truth. Levo: Is it time to give up? Good question. Fast Company: The Art of the Vacation Auto-responder. Relevant during the summet season. Mashable: Entrepreneur Barbie Joins LinkedIn. Waiting for the case study on this … Continue reading Five for Friday {July 4}