Innovation - Bruce Turkel

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How Competent Are You Really?

How Competent Are You Really?

Do you think you’re smarter or more talented than the people around you? More to the point, do you think you’re smarter or more talented than you really are? If so, you’re not alone. The Dunning-Kruger Effect describes a specific cognitive bias that causes people to overestimate their knowledge or ability. Simply put, it explains ...

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The More Things Change, The More Things Change.

The way to futureproof your brand is to build it around the true emotional benefit you provide for your customers. By letting them know that their lives are better because they do business with you, you’ll be letting your customers know that they should continue to work with you because of — or in spite of — where technology takes us.

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Dealing With Sexual Harassment in Your Company

Soon more workaday businessmen will start reaping the ills of their bad behavior. When that becomes commonplace, businesses in your own hometown — hell, even the company you work for — might have to start dealing with the long overdue fallout of sexual harassment. Remember that people make decisions based on their emotions and justify those decisions with facts. Brands that forget this simple truism do so at their own peril.

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Five Things You Can Learn From Fireman Bob’s GoFundMe site.

After Hurricane Irma left an 82-year old retired fireman homeless, we created a GoFundMe site to help him rebuild his home. Building Bob’s site taught me about how to use the GoFundMe app but it also taught me a lot about how to use social media as a promotional tool. I discovered five simple tips that can make your social media efforts more successful.

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