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What Can Your Business Learn From UFC’s Georges St. Pierre

Part of the ongoing series based on a brilliantly delivered book Ignore Everybody and 39 Other Keys to Creativity (Amazon Affiliate Link) by Hugh MacLeod. Key No 3. What Can Your Business Learn From UFC’s Georges St. Pierre Doing anything worthwhile takes time, effort and stamina. ~ Hugh MacLeod The world is full of stupid […]

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The Process of Innovation Any Business Can Adopt Right Now

A small aquatic crustacean called Daphnia, also known as water flea, reproduces asexually. When times are good, Daphnia produces an all female offspring that is an exact genetic clone of the parent. When times are good, asexual reproduction is the most energy efficient way of production. When times are good, there is no need to […]

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Devil Gets His Due Either Way So Choose Wisely

Part of the ongoing series based on a brilliantly delivered book Ignore Everybody and 39 Other Keys to Creativity (Amazon Affiliate Link) by Hugh MacLeod. Key No 2. Devil Gets His Due Either Way So Choose Wisely Do you have an original business idea? Having an original, Billion dollar idea gives you what the biz […]

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How to Increase the Sales of Your eBook by 595.6 Percent

During the 1920s and 30s, Emanuel Haldeman-Julius sold more than 200 million books and over 2000 different titles. Let’s just say that the man knew little bit about the book publishing business. Here is one of his secrets. He would place an ad in a newspaper advertising the book using only its title, then he […]

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Nudgemail: What a Cool Idea for Your Business

This neat little service came to my attention this morning via always venerable Chris Brogan. I was so stoked about it that I tested it immediately and decided to write up a little how-to guide for the not-so technically inclined. At first, there was an idea. Nudgemail: A tied piece of string around your finger. […]

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Kinderbrutenstalts: A Proven Way of Increasing Profits by 52%

Let’s go for a walk. Said Étienne Stéphane Tarnier to himself on a warm summer day back in 1878. A local Zoo sounds like a lovely idea, he continued muttering under his breath as he polished his loafers like a decent Parisian gentleman ought to before heading out. Paris Zoo circa 19th century France was […]

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Video Blogging Quickstart Guide

Everything you ever wanted to know about video blogging but were afraid to ask will be in this Video Blogging Quickstart Guide. It’s Quickstart not because it lacks depth but because my goal was to eliminate a lot of the nonsense and unnecessary complexity inherent in the subject and give you a quick and dirty. […]

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Ignore Everybody and 20 Other Keys to Business and Social Media Success

Part 1: Based on a brilliantly delivered book Ignore Everybody and 39 Other Keys to Creativity (Amazon Affiliate Link) by Hugh MacLeod. Key No 1. Ignore Everybody. We care WAY TOO MUCH what other people think. We are conditioned to care about what other people think. After all, we are social animals and our very […]

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