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Marketers Should Speak Less and Listen More

by Jake Sorofman  |  July 8, 2014

Here’s a confession: I have a low threshold for verbosity. Why? Because I believe in the poet’s principle that words have more power in tight arrangement. But I also think...

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Why We Don't Tell Why

by Hank Barnes  |  June 17, 2014

A while back, I wrote a post on "The Power of Why".  It was a reminder that we can't take for granted that both parties in a conversation, or other...

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Startups from DisruptSF - Zula

by Vassil Mladjov  |  September 13, 2013

At DisruptSF, I saw over 100 startups, but one of them was simply interesting because I  recognized right a way one of their team members, Jeff Pulver. Many of you...

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Hew are a few new startups that will disrupt the market in the near future - Layer

by Vassil Mladjov  |  September 12, 2013

In the past few days, I was at DisruptSF conference in San Francisco talking with many new startups from around the world. I want to share with the Gartner clients...

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Work from home and making adult choices

by Mike Rollings  |  March 20, 2013

My friend and colleague Jack Santos sent me a link to the NYTimes story “Looking for a lesson in Google’s Perks” by James B. Stewart. Jack knows I am interested...

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Communicate Better - Tell, Listen and Adapt

by Elise Olding  |  March 11, 2013

Just returned from a couple of days visiting executives in some of the leading organizations in Spain. Amazingly, it's not technology that is top of mind for many of these...

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Goodbye Baked Ham

by Mike Rollings  |  November 28, 2012

Zig Ziglar died today. The title may make instant sense to his followers or to those of you that have heard me tell his story about baked ham. It's about...

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Marketing 101 & 3CS: Children and Puppies

by Bill Pray  |  May 1, 2012

Marketing loves to use children and puppies (or other cute animals). With the rise of social networking, the enterprise communication, collaboration, content and social (3CS) software vendors are not immune...

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Enterprise Instant Messaging: Going, Going, Gone?

by Bill Pray  |  April 25, 2012

Successful implementation of enterprise IM has hinged on the use case. If use cases are found that the users adopt and value, then EIM becomes important. Understanding use cases, business...

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Employers ask for Facebook passwords but not social skills

by Mike Rollings  |  April 9, 2012

Lately there has been a lot of buzz about employers asking potential employees for their Facebook passwords. I heard yet another story about this over the weekend. While I don’t...

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