Let me tell you, when what you teach and develop every day has the title “Innovation” attached to it, you reach a point where you tire of hearing about Apple. Without question, nearly everyone believes the equation Apple = Innovation is a fundamental truth—akin to the second law of thermodynamics, Boyle’s Law, or Moore’s Law. … Continue reading You Can’t Innovate Like Apple
The first test of a consultant: Ethics. I really had no idea what to expect, going in. In my mind, consulting was about answering business questions through analysis. It was supposed to be Excel sheets and models, sifting through data to discover profit and loss, and helping clients make decisions that would add the most … Continue reading The story Boston Consulting Group offered me $16,000 not to tell
Link: Developers eligible for ?green? incentives in San Diego | SDNN Developers would receive incentives for making buildings in downtown San Diego more environmentally sustainable under a ?Centre City Green? program announced Thursday by Mayor Jerry Sanders. The program, being developed by the Centre City Development Corp., San Diego?s downtown redevelopment arm, seeks to promote … Continue reading Developers eligible for ?green? incentives in San Diego | SDNN
Mark Buckshon, of Construction Marketing Ideas, recently commented on a blog post from Matt Handal, of Help EveryBody Everyday: In his Help EveryBody Everyday blog, Matt Handal tackles the question that should challenge AEC industry marketers: Does our investment in time and resources on social media really provide a return on investment? Handal provides an … Continue reading Social Media Marketing ROI and Marketing Gravity
Link: Reed Business Information Closing Down 23 Titles | mediabistro.com Today, Reed Business Information announced the company will be shuttering 23 of its publications, all trade magazines that the company has not been able to sell. Recently, the company <a href=”http://www.mediabistro.com/fishbowlny/magazines/sandow_media_buys_eight_titles_from_rbi_155598.asp” target=”_blank”>sold eight…</a> Continue reading Reed Business Information Closing Down 23 Titles | mediabistro.com
American Express created the OPEN Forum a few years back to connect with the business community and especially with small business owners. The editors behind the site have clearly done their homework, seeking out some truly great thinkers in the small business space. At least once a week I come across an article on OPEN … Continue reading Building a Culture of Innovation Requires a Good Foundation
Link: Marvin Windows and Doors: Start Designing Your Dream Home With “Window Shopping” iPhone App From Marvin Windows and Doors WARROAD, MN (MARKET WIRE) Have you ever found yourself fumbling for words while trying to describe your vision for what you want your living room to look like? Are you the type who might tear … Continue reading Marvin Windows and Doors: Start Designing Your Dream Home With ?Window Shopping? iPhone App From Marvin Windows and Doors
“Put. That coffee. Down… Coffee’s for closers only.” from Glengarry Glen Ross Marketing, business development, client development, advertising, social networking, blogging, direct mail, outbound and inbound marketing, rainmaking, etc. Different terms used to carve out job descriptions and niche consulting practices in the marketing landscape. But isn’t the desired outcome the same – to help … Continue reading It is the Message, not the Method
I usually post on topics that are personally interesting to me, and I share a lot of links to interesting stories via Twitter. But I haven’t taken much of an opportunity to post my perspectives on technology and business development/marketing – topics that I am deeply passionate about. I’ve always been a geek, so technology … Continue reading Technology and Business Development, as I see it…
If Billy Mays© is selling it, it must be good. Perhaps. I don’t know how practical this will be for construction defect investigators or home inspectors, but I’m sure there is a use somehow.
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