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Chris Brogan on How to Win at Planning

Chris…managed to boil down the whole planning process into just three questions. I think that’s awesome, and am pleased to share it with you.

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My Three “Brogan Words” to Inspire During 2016

This may be the most personal and vulnerable post I’ve ever written, particularly when I talk about the second word. Every year, Chris Brogan challenges his huge reader base to come up with three words to provide focus for the

Posted in Corporate Social Responsibility, Eco-friendly, Energy & Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Green Business, Innovation, Marketing Techniques and Philosophies, Networking, Peace and War, People Helping People, poverty, Psychology, Shel's Personal Life, Social and Economic Justice Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Game-Changers,Innovation…and Marketing: My Persective

The missing ingredient in both Emerson’s “build a better mousetrap and people will beat a path to your door” and director Phil Alden Robinson and writer W. P. Kinsella’s “if you build it, they will come” is marketing…—just as the rise of Apple needed both Jobs’ vision and marketing skills and Steve Wozniak’s engineering genius. The lesson for entrepreneurs is that if you don’t have all three elements—vision, engineering, and marketing—you need to partner with someone who has the pieces you lack.

Posted in Advertising, Energy & Sustainability, Green Marketing, Innovation, Marketing Techniques and Philosophies, Marketing Trends/News, Networking, People Helping People, Technology, Web 2.0/Social Media Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Game-Changers, Innovation…and Marketing: Inspirations

think about how creativity happens, what it means, and whether “if you build it, they will come”—a/k/a, in the pre-“Field of Dreams” world as the better mousetrap aphorism—has relevance in today’s world.

Today, I’ll share three of these inspirations with you: the raw material.

Posted in Green Marketing, Innovation, Marketing Techniques and Philosophies, Technology Tagged with: , , , , ,

If Chris Brogan Can Do It, So Can I

One of the fun things about social media marketing is that you rub shoulders with other social media marketers, and there a bunch of smart folks with lots of good ideas. I’m always in learning mode, and a lot of

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