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'Każdą prawdziwą innowację można opisać tak: to się nigdy nie przyjmie, to głupie'. Wywiad z futurologiem Alexandrem Manu. Przeszedł morderczą rekrutację w Google i odrzucił 120 tys. dolarów rocznie, by robić swój startup w Polsce. How to Use LinkedIn: The Ultimate List of LinkedIn Tips. Airbnb: The Growth Story You Didn't Know. Search Results Real-time search powered by There was a design conference coming to town and hotel space was limited, so they set up a simple website with pictures of their their loft-turned-lodging space—complete with three air mattresses on the floor and the promise of a home-cooked breakfast in the morning.

Airbnb: The Growth Story You Didn't Know

Defining A Growth Hacker: Debunking The 6 Most Common Myths About Growth Hacking. In this series titled “Defining a growth hacker,” I explore the meaning and practical application of growth hacking through a number of interviews with prominent growth hackers.

Defining A Growth Hacker: Debunking The 6 Most Common Myths About Growth Hacking

This is the fifth and final post in the series. The previous posts are as follows: common characteristics among growth hackers here, growth hacking’s impact on marketing here and product here, and how to build a growth into a team here. With any buzz, popular sentiment can become detached from reality. Thought leaders in a burgeoning space can be blown up with grand expectations that can embellish the truth that lies underneath the surface. Today, growth has become a regular topic of conversation in Silicon Valley. 4 Hacks To Make You a Strong Negotiator.

Negotiations--real ones, at least--are always between two parties with more or less equal power.

4 Hacks To Make You a Strong Negotiator

When there's a big power differential, negotiation is impossible. The stronger party simply dictates terms. For example, Walmart simply tells wholesalers what Walmart is willing to pay for their products. The 7 Most Popular Leadership Freak Posts of 2014. The 7 Most Popular Leadership Freak Posts of 2014 Some posts get traction, others wilt.

The 7 Most Popular Leadership Freak Posts of 2014

It’s unpredictable. WordPress says I posted 347 times in 2014. You might expect articles posted at the beginning of the year to be top posts. 5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware. You can’t be a good leader without self-awareness.

5 Ways to Become More Self-Aware

It lies at the root of strong character, giving us the ability to lead with a sense of purpose, authenticity, openness, and trust. It explains our successes and our failures. And by giving us a better understanding of who we are, self-awareness lets us better understand what we need most from other people, to complement our own deficiencies in leadership. The question, then, is how can we cultivate and develop it further. There are many ways to do so. Meditate. What am I trying to achieve? The year ahead in mobile. For mobile-watchers, 2014 was the most interesting year for some time.

The year ahead in mobile

We finally saw the moment when mobile overtook TV as our most-used media channel (although spend on the channel is still multiples away from catching up!) And we actually saw an Apple announcement that was more than simply "a little bigger, a little more powerful. " The double-whammy of Apple Pay and Apple Watch blew open two huge areas of potential growth, and they’ll be interesting to watch through 2015. While both are well conceived and have the chance to grow the industry exponentially, we should probably view both with some caution: Uptake won’t skyrocket overnight.

However, here are four other trends that will affect the mobile devices and mobile marketing arena in 2015. Death of Windows Phone. Ecosystem thinking. Międzynarodowe Giełdy Minerałów i Biżuterii. 5-reasons-why-it-is-critical-to-follow-your-heart. My First 90 Days: Slow Down As You Get Up to Speed. The Road Not Taken: How to Respond When Your Boss Says: 'Be More Confident' 4 Ways to Manage People Smarter Than You.

5 Steps That Will Uncover Your Dream Job. The Notecard System: The Key For Remembering, Organizing And Using Everything You Read. After the response to this recent LifeHacker piece, I thought I would explain the system I use to take notes, research books and keep track of anecdotes, stories and info I come across in my work.

The Notecard System: The Key For Remembering, Organizing And Using Everything You Read

This isn’t the perfect system. It might not work for you. All I can say is that since learning it about 7 years ago, it has totally transformed my process and drastically increased my creative output. It’s responsible for helping me publish three books in three years, (along with other books I’ve had the privilege of contributing to), write countless articles published in newspapers and websites, send out my reading recommendations every month, and make all sorts of other work and personal successes possible. How to Handle 3 Types of Difficult Conversations. Many of us find ourselves in professional situations where we believe someone has wronged us, treated us badly, or just plain made us mad.

How to Handle 3 Types of Difficult Conversations

What Everyone Should Know About Office Politics. Nobody really likes office politics.

What Everyone Should Know About Office Politics

In fact, most of us try to avoid it all costs. Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me. Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of The Obstacle Is The Way, the founder of Brass Check Marketing and gives monthly book recommendations to 30,000 people here.

Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me

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