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Essence of Leadership? Seeing Triumph in Tragedy.

“In 1914 Thomas Edison’s factory in West Orange, New Jersey, was virtually destroyed by fire. Although the damage exceeded $2 million, the buildings were insured for only $238,000 because they were made of concrete and were thought to be fireproof. Much of Edison’s life work went up in smoke and flames that December night.

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Mentors are treasures. They are valuable “minerals” that require delicate digging to discover. It means if you need a mentor, you must get digging; it requires a deliberate intentional search. Mentors are not bounty stones you can choose to take in just a seconds stretch, but treasures only discovered by insistent dig-searching. This makes them such special of a kind.

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How Is Digital Innovation Changing Marketing?

In 2013, Adobe conducted a comprehensive research study and found that 76% of marketers believe that marketing changed more in the past 2 years than in the previous 50. Digital technologies were changing rapidly, impacting how marketers build their strategies and market to their audiences. Today, fast digital innovation has been replaced with the strategic implementation of new technologies in marketing.

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Inspirational speaker Robin Sharma once wrote, “If you’re not scared a lot you’re not doing very much.” It’s a simple fact:...

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