5 Requirements of a Truly Innovative Company – HBR Can you think of any business topic that’s been hotter for longer than innovation? Trouble is, it’s hard to think of any business challenge where real pro­gress has been harder to come by. By now, your company probably has a new busi­ness incubator, an idea wiki, a disciplined process for mining customer insights, an awards program for successful innovators, and maybe even an outpost in Silicon Valley—all fine ideas—and yet, most likely, it still struggles to meet its growth goals and seldom thrills its customers. And it’s not just your company. In a McKinsey poll, 94% of the managers surveyed said they were dissatisfied with their company’s innovation performance.

Have you got Facebook marketing questions? Are you wondering what the most common Facebook marketing questions are? Businesses with Facebook Pages often have the same questions. In this article I’ll dive deeper into frequently asked questions for businesses on Facebook. #1: Can I Change My Page Name? If you have fewer than 200 fans, changing Top 9 Facebook Marketing Questions Answered

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This test has been shared around the web on a number of sites and incredibly it always receives very positive results. All you need to do is take a look at the arches, then down the path it shows. The path you choose can reveal a lot about your potential future. The results are usuallyQuiz – Pick A Door to Your Future

thumbnail courtesy of chat privacy and scans: CIA-backed company might spy on chats  If you thought your Facebook chats are safe from prying eyes, you’re apparently wrong. Bosnadev says that Facebook’s chats are being scanned by a CIA-funded company, a discovery Bosnadev made after looking into some unusual activity on a website triggered by a link present in a Facebook chat.

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Here’s something you don’t see every day: Chevrolet bought print ads to show off its digital videos.
The ad, which promotes Chevy’s Colorado truck, appears in the May issue of certain subscriber issues of Esquire and Popular Mechanics. And it allows readers to watch one of three short videos, which were created by Chevy’s creative agency Commonwealth//McCann.

Continue reading at AdAge.comChevy Runs Digital Video Ads in Print (Yes, You Read That Right)

thumbnail courtesy of Takeaways From Social Media Marketing World 2015 Did you miss Social Media Marketing World 2015? Last month thousands of marketers converged yet again on San Diego for the world-class Social Media Marketing World (#SMMW15). Here are my seven takeaways from the conference—seven things you need to know. Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Socially Sorted and is being republished with permission. From has long offered tutorials and practice exercises for middle school and high school science and math students. Today, CK-12 unveiled a new collection for resources for elementary school mathematics. The collection is organized by grade level (grades 1 through 5) and skill. The resources are a mix of videos and online practice exercises.While the CK-12 elementary school mathematics collection offers a lot of skills sections (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, clock reading, measurement) each section appears to be fairly limited in its offerings. I checked five skill sections, one in each grade, and each was limited to one video and one exercise. That said, if you sign-in on CK-12 you can add your own resources to a section.Applications for  … CK-12 Launches a New Collection of Elementary School Math Resources circles are an Eastern European and Russian tradition that spread across the U.S. in the last two decades thanks to math lovers who yearn for more. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]… Playing With Math: How Math Circles Bring Learners Together For Fun is not a shortage of geography games on the Internet, but that doesn’t mean I’ll stop trying new ones that come out. Quizzity is the latest online geography game that I’ve tried. The concept behind Quizzity is a familiar one. Quizzity presents you with the name of a city and you have to click on the map where you think that city is in the world.Quizzity quizzes you on cities all over the world. To increase the accuracy of your guesses you should zoom-in on a region before clicking the map. Each round of Quizzity presents you with six city names. Points are awarded for accuracy and speed.If Quizzity isn’t for you, six other geography games can be found here. Create Your Own Geography Quizzity – Another Fun Geography Game technology tools can enhance the learning experience in the college setting. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]… How Professors Can Bolster Inquiry in College Using K-12 Tech Tricks Corcoran has rejected plenty of contestants on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, but the sassy, whip-smart investor was once rejected from the show herself.

When Corcoran was first offered a role on Shark Tank, she signed the contract immediately and told everyone in her life she’d be heading to Hollywood. Four days before she was set to fly, she was told by the production company that her spot had been given to someone else: A busty blonde half her age. Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say ‘Hit Me Again’

Media giant Oprah Winfrey was born in the rural town of Kosciusko, Mississippi, on January 29, 1954. In 1976, Winfrey moved to Baltimore, where she hosted a hit television chat show, People Are Talking. Afterward, she was recruited by a Chicago TV station to host her own morning show. She later became the host of her own, wildly popular program, The Oprah Winfrey Show, which aired for 25 seasons, from 1986 to 2011. That same year, Winfrey launched her own TV network.



Delta Lea Goodrem (born 9 November 1984) is an Australian singer-songwriter, pianist, and television actress. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she enrolled in dancing, acting, singing and piano classes at a young age. She began her career as a child actress, starring in various television shows and rose to prominence in 2002 in the Australian soap opera Neighbours as Nina Tucker.

Venturing into the music industry, Goodrem recorded an album entitled Delta through an independent label, which was never released due to legal reasons. Subsequently signing to Sony at the age of 15, she released her multi-platinum album Innocent Eyes which topped the Australian Albums Chart and reached number two on the UK Albums Chart. It became one of the highest-selling albums in Australian history, with over 4 million copies sold worldwide and all five of its singles; “Born to Try”, “Lost Without You”, “Innocent Eyes”, “Not Me, Not I”, and “Predictable” reaching number one in Australia and the first three reaching the top ten in the UK. This gave her the record for becoming the first ever artist to have five number one singles from a debut album.


New Organ Destroying “R.I.P.” Bullet Has Completely Sold Out

(Facebook) Nobody wanted to buy segways, but a deadly new copper bullet “designed to take out all your vital organs” has completely sold out. The R.I.P., which is being marketed as the “last round you’ll ever need, ” ”travels at 1265 feet per second and enters a target with devastating force, ” an advertisement says. “The R.I.P. then seperates [sic] into 9 distinct wound channels inside the target.” Boy, does that ever sound fun, and also highly applicable to our everyday lives. New Organ Destroying “R.I.P.” Bullet Has Completely Sold Out

What Can You Learn From Looking at The Data of Over 100, 000 Sent Emails?

It’s based on data they’ve collected from over 100, 000 emails sent to Campaign Monitor customers. From their data set they have come up with some noticeable rules of thumb that may help you increase the effectiveness of your email marketing. As every online marketer knows, it€™s becoming increasingly difficult to execute email campaigns that look great, render perfectly, and drive top results. What Can You Learn From Looking at The Data of Over 100, 000 Sent Emails?

MILLER: Huge majorities on East Coast support national gun registry

A shocking poll released Tuesday shows overwhelming majorities of people in Virginia, New York and New Jersey support a national gun registry. It shows that 68 percent of New York voters and a whopping 74 percent of New Jersey voters are in favor of establishing a national gun registry. “Given the exceptionally high numbers of support for President Obama and Hillary Clinton in this poll, it isn’t surprising that there would be high numbers of support for draconian gun control proposals, ” he told me. MILLER: Huge majorities on East Coast support national gun registry

The New USA? Secession Movement Gains Steam

Jeffrey Hare runs the 51st State Initiative in Colorado, an effort to fight an out-of-control legislature trying to ram big government policies down the throats of voters. Secessionist talk has filled town hall meetings and the divide discussed is not just ideological. Rural Americans across many states feel they’re not being heard. The New USA? Secession Movement Gains Steam