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March 7, 2014 4:29 PM

A Foolproof Way To Building A Great Story tagged “Author”

If you are in business and you are trying to tell your story, you have to watch this. I am thrilled that Steven Pressfield decided to post these two videos on YouTube. I'm a huge Pressfield fan (you can listen... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 5, 201411:28 PM

It's All Just Dumb Luck tagged “Author”

Selling a lot of books is very hard. Making a video go viral is very hard. Creating a billion dollar company is very hard. It's a story that I will never forget. Back in 2008, I was prepping the release... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 15, 2013 1:12 PM

World-Changing Ideas, The Future Of Work And No Pants tagged “Author”

Care to work in your underwear? Scott Berkun wanted to write a different kind of book. He has already done quite well with professional speaking and writing business books like Making Things Happen, The Myths of Innovation and Confessions of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 5, 2013 7:59 AM

Unlock Your Creative Genius tagged “Author”

How many times has someone promised you the ability to help you unlock your creative genius? I get it all of the time. I fall for it, more often that I would care to admit. But, the one person who... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 21, 2013 6:31 AM

Are Creative Types Just A Bunch Of Slackers? tagged “Author”

When you think of creative types, what do you think of? If they are creatives and they work in the marketing industry, most people think of individuals wearing shorts, t-shirts and bouncing rubbery objects off of their walls until its... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 11, 201310:31 PM

Are We At The Beginning Or The End Of Publishing? tagged “Author”

What would you make out of a question like that? Regardless, that was the exact question that Alistair Croll (co-author of Lean Analytics, BitCurrent, Year One Labs and one of my weekly link buddies) asked of Hugh McGuire (PressBooks, LibriVox,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 16, 2013 2:15 PM

Supporting Those You Like - CTRL ALT Delete Comes Out Next Week tagged “Author”

My new book, CTRL ALT Delete, comes out next week. It took well-over six months of concentrated effort to write my second book, CTRL ALT Delete, which comes out on May 21st, 2013. The thing is this: you would have... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 23, 2013 8:01 AM

The Filter, The Advisor And Your Personal Advisory Board tagged “Author”

What would Malcolm Gladwell do? One of the easiest ways to guide my professional and community life has been to find and build my own, personal, advisory board. But, here's the thing: the people who are on this highly personal... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 22, 201311:39 AM

Buy Your Way To The Top tagged “Author”

There's a (not so) dirty little secret that authors don't like to tell... You can buy your way to the top. Literally. The Wall Street Journal ran an article yesterday titled, The Mystery of the Book Sales Spike. It's a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 3, 2012 3:43 PM

The Finish Line tagged “Author”

If I only had a few more hours... or a couple of more days... How long does a creative idea take? I was on a very long flight overseas last week and managed to watch a documentary about the rock... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 28, 2011 2:37 PM

Two Great Questions tagged “Author”

Whether you're about to interview someone for a job or heading out to a networking dinner... Here are two questions about business that will either take someone completely off guard or engage you - head on - in a deep... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 9, 2011 8:43 PM

The New Disruption tagged “Author”

When digital mingles with our physical lives, everything changes. I'm a bit of a bookworm (#nerdalert). I'm doing my best to read one book every week (but failing miserably). The way I buy books has changed dramatically in the best... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 19, 201110:16 PM

The Problem With The Status Quo tagged “Author”

Stop me if you've heard this one before: "technology is the great disruptor." In the fight against technology and the status quo, when have we ever seen the status quo win (and no, The Matrix and The Terminator do not... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 30, 2011 9:57 PM

A Basic PR Blunder That Most PR Professionals Make... Constantly tagged “Author”

Public Relation professionals do the darndest things. Some background first: I practiced journalism, worked in communications and did a stint in a PR agency before shifting full bore into marketing and communications. My journey (which includes this Blog) has also... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 22, 201111:34 PM

9 Glorious Truths About Creating Great Content tagged “Author”

Marketers don't like to make mistakes. People don't like to make mistakes. Content has become a core ingredient in the Marketer's recipe for success. The challenge is that creating great content is like creating art: it's not a perfect science... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 21, 2011 9:27 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #48 tagged “Author”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 15, 2011 8:44 PM

A Deeper Shade Of Blue tagged “Author”

The lower east side of Manhattan was buzzing and unlike any other usual New York City summer night, you walk fast. You zig and you zag as if where you're heading is your ultimate and final destination in life. The... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 14, 2011 9:00 PM

Why You Should Write A Book tagged “Author”

There are a lot of books that have already been written about Social Media. There's really not that much more to say... Those two sentences may sounds like a truism, but they are not. It also doesn't matter whether we're... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 16, 2011 7:54 AM

Six Pixels Of Separation Is A New York Times Bestseller tagged “Author”

If only that were true (but it sort of is)... Seth Godin is very busy with his new publishing venture called, The Domino Project (in conjunction with Amazon). Yesterday, he published a Blog post titled, Strategy Memo: Rejecting The New... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 13, 201111:44 PM

Program Or Be Programmed tagged “Author”

Interested in some black belt new media thinking? I've been a fan of Douglas Rushkoff for some time now. His bio/resume is super-impressive. Here's a snippet of it from his Blog: "Winner of the first Neil Postman award for Career... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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