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Weekly topic: Brand Presence and Reflection at Year End

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2015: A Grey Year for Guatemalan Brands

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Tag Archives: productivity

5 truths about the unconventional modern career path

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Via Mashable: Technological advancements and the “digital workplace” affect everything about how young professionals and seasoned job seekers mold their future career paths. From traditional industries like finance or retail to flexible jobs at startups, today’s career landscape looks drastically different than it did even as few as ten years ago. While technology is fundamentally changing the nature of many …

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Artist transforms thrift store paintings by adding pop-culture icons

Dave Pollot art Bender thift store paintings

25/11/2015 Via Mashable: One artist is helping us all look at thrift store paintings in a totally different light, with all new possibilities. Dave Pollot describes himself as “a software engineer who spends his nights with a beer in one hand and paintbrush in the other.” With the help of some oil paints and a bit of ingenuity, Pollot gives …

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8 Reasons Why Today Will Be an Awesome Day

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By Thomas Koulopoulos for Inc. If you’re reading this, then You actually woke up this morning with a heartbeat; 150,000 people never will again. You have clean water to make a cup of coffee or tea, and a toilet to flush; nearly a billion people don’t. You can actually read this; nearly a billion people can’t–whatever the language. You have access to …

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How Creative Flow is Like Sex

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Via Psychology Today: “Writing is like making love. Don’t worry about the orgasm, just concentrate on the process.” That useful advice, credited to author Isabel Allende, seems like a good introduction to the idea that how you make love has commonalities with your journey toward creative expression. Consider… 1. In both creative flow and sexual activity, you surrender control. “When …

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How to plan for tomorrow’s robotic workforce

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09/09/2015 Via Fast Company: In 1984’s The Terminator, humankind is imperiled when the Skynet computer network—created by the menacingly named Cyberdyne Systems—becomes “self-aware” and turns against its makers. This July, a Japanese company, also called Cyberdyne, unveiled a brand-new line of artificial intelligence–aided robots. The wheeled automatons are set to be deployed as cleaners and porters in Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. …

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Chelsea Clinton: How Life Changed ‘the Moment Charlotte Was Born’

Chelsea Clinton on motherhood. (Photo: Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP)

26/08/2015 Via Yahoo Parenting: Chelsea Clinton has a unique view on parenting — the mom to 11-month-old Charlotte was raised in the world’s biggest spotlight. Now, with her husband Marc Mezvinsky, she’s raising a child just as another member of her family is making a run for the White House. But the onetime first daughter says creating a sense of …

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Do you lead people or robots?

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By Bob Chapman, published on LinkedIn/Pulse: 11/08/2015 The most important thing a leader can do is listen to people inside the business. Talking with those on the front lines to understand the impact of our leadership initiatives is one of the most important ways I spend my time. Some time ago, I sat down with a group of machinists at …

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LinkedIn is making a big change people have wanted for years

A Linkedin temporary tattoo decorates the forehead of Baptiste Vauthey at the 2010 Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco. Vauthey's father works for the company.

28/07/2015 Via Fortune.com: It’s finally time for fewer emails. A quick Google search of “LinkedIn email” provides a glimpse at how users of the professional social network feel about its presence in their inboxes. The first page of search results includes “How to Stop Annoying LinkedIn Emails,” “Turn Off Annoying LinkedIn Emails,” “How to Disable all of LinkedIn Emails,” and …

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How the sharing economy is exploiting young workers

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14/07/2015 Via The Daily Dot: The sharing economy birthed by Bay Area startups has grown into an international phenomenon, complete with on-demand workers like those at TaskRabbit, who provide everything from toothpaste delivery to accounting services. Many of these workers, like those in a recent BuzzFeed profile, say they’re living the new economic dream, but the truth of the sharing …

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“The only answer is to try to feel empathy for other people, no matter who they are”

NewStatesman Amanda Palmer playing the Hitler card essay

03/06/2015 Via New Statesman: Amanda Palmer: “Playing the Hitler Card”, otherwise known as “reductio ad Hitlerum”, is the point in a discussion “where someone compares an opponent’s view to those of Adolf Hitler or the Nazi party”. Godwin’s law states: “As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving the Nazis or Hitler approaches one.” Both Neil and …

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