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February 27, 201411:00 PM

The Best To-Do List tagged “Business Development”

How do you handle your To-Do list? I've been stressing over my to-do list. How about you? It's funny, I'm not stressed over the growth of it and the activities that I need to get done. I'm actually stressing over... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 2, 201411:26 PM

The George Costanza Approach To Getting Things Done tagged “Business Development”

Do the opposite. Do you remember that Seinfeld episode when George Costanza decided to do everything the opposite of what he had done to date? Watch this: Do the opposite. I'm not telling you to do the opposite of everything... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 3, 201310:54 PM

How To Run The Best Day Possible tagged “Business Development”

How much of your business day is spent focused on the things that really matter? Almost a decade ago, I came across the thinking of Dan Sullivan (also known as The Strategic Coach). Those who know the infamous Strategic Coach... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 7, 2013 8:36 AM

For The Love Of Words tagged “Business Development”

There are people who are true magicians. Not parlor tricks. Not those who try to fool others. Individuals who have ideas and can create stories out of thin air. Very compelling stories. While they walk among us, they work alone,... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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May 16, 2013 7:57 PM

The Niche Of Things And Other Stuff tagged “Business Development”

When was the last time you went to a conference and took twelve pages of detailed notes? Here's a truism: I am spoiled. As part of my role at Twist Image, I go out and speak to about sixty groups... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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March 26, 201310:34 PM

The Art Of Public Speaking tagged “Business Development”

Is there any true value in public speaking? It's a question that I get asked all of the time. Most entrepreneurs and marketers want to speak as a way to create a platform and put some thought leadership out into... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 4, 2012 8:31 AM

Don't Make Me Lie tagged “Business Development”

The only thing I hate more than people who lie is when I'm being forced to lie to others. Don't make me lie. This was my conversation with a recent border crossing guard at the airport: Guard: What is the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 28, 2012 3:38 PM

The Art Of Fake Familiarity For Better Sales tagged “Business Development”

We (still) live in a world of really bad email pitches. I recently got an email pitch from a public relations specialist that read something like this: "Hey Mitch, I work with Lame Corp. I'm a big fan of your... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 8, 2012 7:19 AM

Before You Hire A Digital Marketing Agency tagged “Business Development”

"What can you do for me?" Without a question, this is the number one question I get asked when potential clients call us at Twist Image. On the frontlines of our business development, through speaking at close to seventy events... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 31, 201211:58 PM

The Art Of Fake Familiarity tagged “Business Development”

Pitches are getting worse. I recently got an email pitch from a public relations specialist that read something like this: "Hey Mitch, I work with Lame Corp. I'm a big fan of your blog and your newspaper articles. I know... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 31, 2012 7:14 AM

Horizontal Marketing tagged “Business Development”

Warning: this going to sound self-serving: Marketing has to stop being a vertical within the business and must become horizontal across all business lines. Period. End of sentence. Businesses, fundamentally see the concept of social business as a fad. As... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 28, 201210:19 AM

It's Time To Defy Convention tagged “Business Development”

How many days have you sat around, stomach twisted, waiting to hear if you had won a new piece of business that you pitched for? It's a terrible feeling and the only thing that can alleviate it is getting the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 18, 2012 9:20 PM

The Size Of The Boat. The Motion Of The Ocean. tagged “Business Development”

Does size matter? Get your mind out of the gutter. As one of my main roles at Twist Image, I act as the frontline (along with a great team of people) of assessing new business opportunities. While some agencies may... Read more

By Mitch Joel


April 19, 201112:49 PM

The Drug Of "Next" tagged “Business Development”

The ability to focus is an ability laden with complexity. I'm staring at my iPhone 3GS and wondering why I didn't bite the bullet and get an iPhone 4. Because I didn't line-up for an iPhone 4 and waited so... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 15, 201010:39 PM

My Commitment To You tagged “Business Development”

Why do you do what you do? How often do you do it? What's the point of it all? I'm often asked many questions like this - on a daily basis. People seem confused with what my role is and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 10, 2010 7:45 PM

The Internet Is Your Media Lab tagged “Business Development”

Does your company wish there was a place where you could experiment with New Media, Marketing, Advertising and Communications? While attending MediaCamp today in Montreal (as a preamble to PodCamp Montreal), Sylvain Carle (from Praized) suggested that maybe more media... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 10, 201010:07 PM

How To Beat The Competition tagged “Business Development”

Personally, I've never been afraid of competition. Oscar Wilde once simply stated, "be you because others are already taken." Seth Godin had a brilliant post (as he usually does) on competition: "The number one reason people give me for giving... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 24, 201010:05 AM

CTRL-ALT-DEL - It's Time For A Business Reboot tagged “Business Development”

Maybe the Internet changed much more than we think? Maybe businesses have to reinvent not only themselves, but the entire industry they serve? Its very survival could depend on it. The truth of the matter is that the business world... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 11, 201010:04 PM

The Future Of Social Media tagged “Business Development”

It's not enough to just be working with Social Media for most brands, they're also looking to build community... but then what? It's a fair question. The net result for many of the bigger brands is a thought that somehow... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 8, 2010 8:18 PM

Marketers Miss The Mark With Twitter tagged “Business Development”

How long has it been since we had a, "Twitter is dead" article? AdWeek published the article, The Tweet Hereafter, yesterday and it will probably make no sense to any Marketer who sees any of the Social Media platforms as... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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