Monthly Archives: March 2011

Social Media is a lot like Las Vegas. At first.

I just returned from a week in Las Vegas for Con Expo – billed as the largest tradeshow in the western hemisphere and drawing over 120,000 attendees. Think about it. That’s larger than many decent size cities. I stayed at

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Social Media is a lot like Las Vegas. At first.

I just returned from a week in Las Vegas for Con Expo – billed as the largest tradeshow in the western hemisphere and drawing over 120,000 attendees. Think about it. That’s larger than many decent size cities. I stayed at

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Metrics, mining, latteducation, Darwin and bad journalism

Sean McGinnis turned me on to this post on what’s missing with metrics – the lack of solid targets that make the metrics useful. It talks about how so much time goes into designing the metrics and pulling the data

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Metrics, mining, latteducation, Darwin and bad journalism

Sean McGinnis turned me on to this post on what’s missing with metrics – the lack of solid targets that make the metrics useful. It talks about how so much time goes into designing the metrics and pulling the data

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Remembering Brian Lanker

Although we only met once, I was saddened to hear of the loss of Brian Lanker this month. I had the opportunity to meet with Brian at his Eugene studio when I was in college after then U of O

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Remembering Brian Lanker

Although we only met once, I was saddened to hear of the loss of Brian Lanker this month. I had the opportunity to meet with Brian at his Eugene studio when I was in college after then U of O

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Heart, soul, shoes: the power of stories and what really matters

The tragic events in Japan over the past week has certainly made me reflect on what matters. When all is said and done, no matter how shiny, how sophisticated or how many tools we have, it’s about human connectedness. Peel

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Heart, soul, shoes: the power of stories and what really matters

The tragic events in Japan over the past week has certainly made me reflect on what matters. When all is said and done, no matter how shiny, how sophisticated or how many tools we have, it’s about human connectedness. Peel

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Knowing the truth behind motivation is not enough

Dan Pink examined the two types of motivation: extrinsic, based on rules and punishments versus intrinsic based on doing what matters to you. Autonomy, Mastery and purpose form the foundation of intrinsic motivators. At a high level, extrinsic motivators only

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Knowing the truth behind motivation is not enough

Dan Pink examined the two types of motivation: extrinsic, based on rules and punishments versus intrinsic based on doing what matters to you. Autonomy, Mastery and purpose form the foundation of intrinsic motivators. At a high level, extrinsic motivators only

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SXSW from afar, Bold Brands, Doyald Young, and the bleeding edge of logo design

If you can’t be there I think Pepsi has the best resource for connecting you with the latest from SXSW Interactive. Also check out their zeitgeist which pulls in the feeds from Twitter, Flickr, Sched and Foursquare to show connections,

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SXSW from afar, Bold Brands, Doyald Young, and the bleeding edge of logo design

If you can’t be there I think Pepsi has the best resource for connecting you with the latest from SXSW Interactive. Also check out their zeitgeist which pulls in the feeds from Twitter, Flickr, Sched and Foursquare to show connections,

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Self-motivation at the intersection of risk and confidence.

After my first look at how fickle self-motivation can be, CASUDI remarked on the role risk and confidence plays in your willingness to act. Jackie Ng also mentioned the need to believe in yourself, which goes hand in hand with

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Self-motivation at the intersection of risk and confidence.

After my first look at how fickle self-motivation can be, CASUDI remarked on the role risk and confidence plays in your willingness to act. Jackie Ng also mentioned the need to believe in yourself, which goes hand in hand with

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Media distracts, stories capture, ROI rules, survival through innovation and guiding principles

I am quite curious about how the mind works, how we make decisions and how to capture attention in a sound bite world filled with far too many options and information. Media is everywhere – that we know. But do

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Media distracts, stories capture, ROI rules, survival through innovation and guiding principles

I am quite curious about how the mind works, how we make decisions and how to capture attention in a sound bite world filled with far too many options and information. Media is everywhere – that we know. But do

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Just take action. Your legacy comes after the fact.

Your browser does not support iframes. Early on when we think we’re immortal and invincible, we don’t think about the end. We take more uncalculated risks and live freely as teenagers – more in the moment. It’s natural. Only when

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Just take action. Your legacy comes after the fact.

Your browser does not support iframes. Early on when we think we’re immortal and invincible, we don’t think about the end. We take more uncalculated risks and live freely as teenagers – more in the moment. It’s natural. Only when

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