Musings of a Neo-Renaissance Human

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I was musing the other day if a person really can ever be at peace with the constant demands of doing many things… well. This question came from the perennial conversation with my interlocutor.  The inner conversation about the enjoyment I get in making things happen on the tightrope of uncertainty working with fledgling startups and struggling organizations.  Of course, to do so requires a constant sharpening of the saw as Steven Covey said. That means staying current on trends […]

About Influence

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Recently I was re-reading a May 2013 Harvard Business Review Article titled What Would Ashton Do—and Does It Matter?  by Sinan Aral.  The article questions the place of influencers in creating brand awareness. The article states that although a celebrity may have a huge social media following, he/she may not be as influential when it comes to motivating followers to make decisions. I also was taking in Forbes Magazine contributor Mark Fidelman’s critique: Why this Harvard Business Review Article on Influence […]