The difference between winning and losing Part 2: Company culture

May 30, 12 The difference between winning and losing Part 2: Company culture

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  In Built to Last, Jim Collins and Jerry Porras show that companies that consistently focused on building strong corporate cultures over a series of decades outperformed companies that didn’t by a factor of six and outperformed the general stock market by a factor...

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The difference between winning and losing: Part 1

May 10, 12 The difference between winning and losing: Part 1

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  This is part one of a three-part series exploring the mental and cultural aspects behind winning and losing. Starting off with a Royals example. I know, you’re shocked. It’s the first week of the season, and new Royals closer Jonathon Broxton steps to the mound...

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WOM in-depth: 4 different types of online relationships

Aug 28, 11 WOM in-depth: 4 different types of online relationships

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                        You’re online relationships aren’t as strong as you think. There, I said it. I’ve been thinking a lot about relationships this past week. Don’t worry, I’m not going...

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WOM in-depth: Choose your own adventure

Aug 26, 11 WOM in-depth: Choose your own adventure

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  I’ve been feeling left out lately. Kind of like a 35-year-old who just heard about snap bracelets for the first time. Everyone’s been blogging about Peter Shankman-this and Morton’s Steakgate-that. And I’m just now getting a chance to cut into the...

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WOM in-depth: Why I’m going to quit using the word influence

Aug 24, 11 WOM in-depth: Why I’m going to quit using the word influence

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                            I’m quitting influence. Like people quit smoking or drinking. Because I have a problem. And I don’t think I’m the only one. Actually, I’m not going to quit...

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8 ways to beat social media skepticism in regulated industries

Jun 13, 11 8 ways to beat social media skepticism in regulated industries

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                    This is the sixth in an in-depth series of posts recapping the Blogworld NYC experience. What I learned, who I met, how I’m planning to apply it all to my day job. It’s easy to condemn the...

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