Bestselling author Dan Ariely, a professor of behavioral economics at Duke, made a special appearance in Charlotte for our Business School Alliance last week. Ariely's book, Predictably Irrational, just went into a second edition and -- holy cow-- is still in hardcover. I'll write about his visit in this and two other posts this week. Here's what's in the new edition:Read More »
English teachers the world over must've loved the way Jon Stewart taught us the gerund.
I find Twitter to be an efficient and effective way to grow professionally and personally.
If you've read any of these, please write your thoughts/a review. Here's what's on my radar.
Dwight was new to my small business, but had worked for a similar company doing the kind of work we did and he was good at it. He’d been with me about a month when he asked for an aspirin to suck on. He had a bad tooth and his dental appointment, at a public clinic for the poor and un-insured, was weeks away. Unlike many of his co-workers, Dwight’s tooth didn’t get in the way of a good day’s work.
Little did she know when she sent me her UNSOLICITED NEWSLETTER what she'd be in for! It came with this little disclaimer:
...even when people opt in to your email list, 3.3% is sent to a "junk" or "bulk" email folder and 17.4% is not delivered at all. Not delivered at all? Where'd it go?Read More »
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