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Meetings Made Easy – Free Webinar Next Week

 6th October 2016 by gihan

Meetings Made Easy: 5 Ways To Get What You Want

Meetings cost organisations thousands of dollars in lost productivity every year. The problem is not with the meeting itself, but with the way the meeting is run. The good news is that it doesn’t take much to organise, chair or participate More ...

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Recommended Podcast: Freakonomics

 30th September 2016 by gihan

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This podcast is hosted by Steve Levitt, one of the co-authors of the best-selling “Freakonomics” books. The tag line for the book is “the hidden side of everything”, and that applies equally to this podcast. In each episode, More ...

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Recommended Podcast: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

 16th September 2016 by gihan

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Every year, the students at Stanford University have the privilege of attending a series of lectures presented by leading entrepreneurs, socialpreneurs and business leaders. Because of Stanford’s location in California, many of the presenters More ...

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Power Play, by Yamini Naidu

 29th April 2016 by gihan

PowerPlay

Here’s a book that is so compelling you will finish it in a single sitting, but so powerful you will want to read over and over again for its insights.

Yamini Naidu explores different kinds of power for leaders to use for greater influence More ...

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Forecasting the Future of Technology

 27th November 2015 by gihan

There are many experts talking about the future of technology, but it’s rare to see such a star-studded panel discussing this topic.

In this podcast from Stanford University’s “ECorner” (Entrepreneurship Corner), you will hear More ...

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The Mojo Radio Show – Fast, Flat and Free

 5th June 2015 by gihan

I was recently interviewed by Gary Bertwistle and Darren Robertson on The Mojo Radio Show about how the Internet has changed the world. We talked about a number of things, going back to my Web design expertise and also thinking ahead to thought More ...

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Joi Ito – Want to Innovate? Become a “Now-ist”

 23rd January 2015 by gihan

When the major earthquake hit Japan in March 2011 and caused a nuclear reactor to fail, Joi Ito decided to do something about it. Bypassing the NGOs and government bodies frantically trying to solve the problem, he gathered a group of people online More ...

The Truth About Book Marketing

 31st October 2014 by gihan

The Truth About Book Marketing

Jonathan Fields has written an interesting short report here about book marketing. If you’re planning or writing a book and want to know what works – and doesn’t work – in marketing it, this is a good start.

He starts by More ...

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The ShipIt Journal – Free From Seth Godin

 3rd October 2014 by gihan

Ship It

There are a lot of books, workbooks, templates and other systems to help you get things done, and this is one of the best. It’s a 25-page workbook for you to download, print and fill out to help you complete any project. It’s a great More ...

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How Much Can Children Teach Themselves?

 26th September 2014 by gihan

I was blown away by Sugata Mitra’s 2013 TED Talk about his research in 1999 about how fast children can learn, even without any supervision or teaching.

In brief: Mitra’s team installed an Internet-connected PC in a wall in a slum area of More ...