28 8 / 2014

"It’s a horrible irony that at the very moment the world has become more complex, we’re encouraging our young people to be highly specialized in one task."

24 8 / 2014

fastcompany:

If you want to boost your productivity, focus, creativity, or sanity, you need to leave your desk and take a walk.

Looking for some creative inspiration? Scientists at Stanford suggest going for a walk—whether indoors or outdoors, in a green space or on a treadmill—to give your creativity a boost. Compared to sitting, they found any form of walking could increase creative thinking by about 60%.
"We’re not saying walking can turn you into Michelangelo," said researcher Marily Oppezzo. "But it could help you at the beginning stages of creativity."

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Important!

fastcompany:

If you want to boost your productivity, focus, creativity, or sanity, you need to leave your desk and take a walk.

Looking for some creative inspiration? Scientists at Stanford suggest going for a walk—whether indoors or outdoors, in a green space or on a treadmill—to give your creativity a boost. Compared to sitting, they found any form of walking could increase creative thinking by about 60%.

"We’re not saying walking can turn you into Michelangelo," said researcher Marily Oppezzo. "But it could help you at the beginning stages of creativity."

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Important!

12 8 / 2014

prweek:

Twitter has launched promoted videos in beta (via Mashable).

Important!

prweek:

Twitter has launched promoted videos in beta (via Mashable).

Important!

07 8 / 2014

"A creative person has to get up and present their ideas; it’s a lot harder than dancing in front of people. We have to create an environment that’s fearless."

03 8 / 2014

fastcompany:

In a world seemingly obsessed with operating online, could a key component of the offline experience be the secret to content virality?
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fastcompany:

In a world seemingly obsessed with operating online, could a key component of the offline experience be the secret to content virality?

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29 7 / 2014

fastcompany:

The social network is killing in-app messaging for iPhone and Android users.

Let’s stop with the multiple app thing. Except Pages. That one can stay.

29 7 / 2014

"As sexy as brainstorming is, with people popping like champagne with ideas, what actually happens is when one person is talking you’re not thinking of your own ideas."

Brainstorming Doesn’t Work; Try This Technique Instead (via fastcompany)

THIS! This is my fave way to brainstorm.

(via fastcompany)

23 7 / 2014

fastcompany:

CMO Frances Allen talks about Denny’s (dennys) content marketing success, how it manages its offbeat social media persona and 5 core principles driving it all.
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Innnneresting stuff here.

fastcompany:

CMO Frances Allen talks about Denny’s (dennys) content marketing success, how it manages its offbeat social media persona and 5 core principles driving it all.

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Innnneresting stuff here.

23 7 / 2014

"Virality isn’t a function of content. It’s a function of the network in which the content is placed."

I just want to make sure that we’re all clear on this. (via kenyatta)

Yussss.

"Make this go viral is not a strategy." You can’t control it. Influence it? Sure. But not control.

(via fastcompany)

21 7 / 2014

prweek:

PR and social media agency DeVries Global has opened a pop-up space in downtown Cincinnati, home to its largest client Procter & Gamble, for three weeks. The firm is hosting a variety of events there such as power yoga sessions and conversations with top influencers including Rent the Runway, Bonnie Fuller, and Paper magazine.

Genius.