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October 24, 201311:43 PM

What Is An Entrepreneur? tagged “Economy”

It's a term that so many people are struggling with in this day and age. This week is small business week. With that comes all sorts of staggering information about how important small business is to our economy: More than... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 22, 2013 4:32 PM

You Should Work For Free. You Should Not Work For Free. tagged “Economy”

It is the constant debate of the marketing industry: should you do spec work? There is a phase in the acquisition of a new client that usually requires a marketing agency to spend a lot of time pitching. This pitch... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 31, 2013 4:25 PM

On Death And Dying Brands tagged “Economy”

The new art of branding. How many painters do you know in your city or town? Not the kind with dropsheets and white overalls who will refresh your old basement bathroom with a splashy buckland blue over a long weekend,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 20, 2012 6:55 AM

The Power Of Curiosity And Creativity tagged “Economy”

You must watch this. I had the pleasure of attending a private event, Google Zeitgeist, in Phoenix this past week. There was a star-studded line-up of deep thinkers who came together under the theme, The World Around Us. For two... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 29, 2012 7:47 PM

A Confederacy Of Patent Dunces tagged “Economy”

Things are about to get a whole lot more stupid. There was a lot of online chatter when Google acquired Motorola for $12.5 billion. With Apple and Microsoft developing mobile devices (smartphones and tablets), it made perfect sense for Google... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 17, 201210:32 AM

Planning World Domination With $100 tagged “Economy”

Portland, Oregon seems like the perfect place to hold the World Domination Summit, doesn't it? No, this isn't some kind of Austin Powers joke. The city best known for its unconventional creative thinkers, farmer's market, food carts and people with... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 3, 2012 9:16 AM

Expect Big Changes At Facebook tagged “Economy”

Most companies change dramatically after their initial public offering. There is a reason that Facebook is going public. And while many are speculating as to the reasons by digging through the company's SEC filing, I think Facebook is going public... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 10, 201110:29 AM

3 Things About Facebook tagged “Economy”

Facebook continues to grow, change, add, adapt and connect us all (whether you like it or not). In the past few weeks there has been three pieces of content that best frame Facebook's place in our society. For some, it's... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 13, 2011 6:33 AM

Kickstart Your Own Economy tagged “Economy”

Can you test the market for a product without ever producing it? CW&T is a self-described, "teeny design studio in Brooklyn" that is basically a two-person operation - designers Che-Wei Wang and Taylor Levy. I have a certain kinship with... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 12, 201012:01 PM

Social Media Is A Big Waste Of Time tagged “Economy”

You know the drill, the minute something becomes popular, some report comes out making claims about how much money is being pulled out of the economy because we're wasting our time on it. Social media is no different. In fact,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 3, 201010:07 PM

The Real Business Of Virtual Goods tagged “Economy”

Would you let your child buy a virtual sofa for their room in Habbo Hotel? Let's forget about the fact that most young people don't even care about Habbo Hotel anymore (or do they?), but the thought of spending any... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 13, 2010 8:35 AM

Kids And The Haul - The Emerging Haul Video Trend tagged “Economy”

When was the last time you sat down with friends and family after coming home from the shopping mall to walk them through - in gory details - every single one of your purchases? The natural fear is that if... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 18, 2010 8:13 AM

The TED Experience tagged “Economy”

The truth is that TED is a lot more like a community than a conference, and that speaks volumes to how much the world is changing and evolving over time. Every year, 1,000 very lucky individuals apply to get invited... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 11, 2010 9:12 AM

How Indispensable Are You? tagged “Economy”

The economy is still pretty sucky. Even as certain industries and sectors claw their way back to some sort of semblance of normalcy, some of your peers are still being laid off, budgets are being slashed and businesses are still... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 4, 2010 8:00 PM

4 Things Worth Checking Out tagged “Economy”

Some of this is online, some of this takes place in the real world (since when is online not "the real world"?) and some of this is self-promotional... Digital Nation. An amazing show/documentary from the PBS - Frontline folks. "Digital... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 1, 201010:06 PM

The Next Industrial Revolution tagged “Economy”

What is the future of business? In my book, Six Pixels of Separation, I recount a story about how much the world of business has changed and evolved in the past little while... "On a recent trip to a speaking... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 9, 2009 8:45 PM

Get Your Whuffie On With Tara Hunt tagged “Economy”

Episode #166 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. Tara Hunt is one of those very unique individuals who does not follow business by the rules we... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 25, 200910:05 PM

When It Comes To Reinvention tagged “Economy”

When it comes to reinvention, who is best to lead to the change? Is it the old guard, the new guard or does it come from a corner or pocket of the world that no one sees coming? This is... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 18, 2009 8:57 AM

Re-imagining The Business Conference tagged “Economy”

In August of last year, I wrote the Blog post, Changing Business Through The Unconference, that looked at a new kind of gathering in which individuals were connecting and collaborating online to create an event in the real-world that was... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 23, 2009 4:51 PM

6 Steps Towards A New Economy tagged “Economy”

As we move out of the recession, we need to be prepared for how business will adapt as companies, once again, start investing and growing their business. The new reality is that the new economy is going to look, feel... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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