Infographic: How Do Tech-Savvy People Spend Time?

Would you consider yourself to be “tech savvy” or “barely tech literate” — or somewhere in-between? Although some of us may have a way to go, a greater number of people today (about one in eight) — especially younger adults — are more tech savvy than ever before. For those of you who are tech […]

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Why Aren’t YOU More Successful?

We recently published several posts about your self-branding through your life and your career (1, 2, 3, 4). YouTube clips were included. So, what happens when there is a disconnect between our perceived self-brand (how we see ourselves) and how we want to be perceived by others? John Rampton recently wrote an article for Inc. […]

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A Product Management Infographic

What are the biggest challenges facing product (brand) managers? Recently, the 280 Group conducted a comprehensive survey of product managers: “The results contain data from over 850 Product Managers and Product Management team leaders about the biggest challenges faced in their organizations. The final report also includes recommendations for how to avoid the most common […]

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What Is the Price of an iPhone 6s Around the World?

Do you — or someone you know — own an iPhone 6s? If yes, what was the price? We know that in the USA, service providers are not providing heavily discounted smartphones the way they used to with the formerly standard two-year contract. Nonetheless, smartphone prices still vary by provider and by deal. With the […]

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The Leading E-Commerce Firms Globally

A.T. Kearney publishes a yearly Global Retail E-Commerce Index™: “The Global Retail E-Commerce Index™ ranks the top 30 countries for their E-commerce potential, based on several variables that rate both a country’s current market and its potential for growth. The findings provide a wealth of information for retailers to use in developing successful global E-commerce […]

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Where Do YOU Stand on Ride-Hailing Apps?

During the short period that they’ve been operating, ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the taxi and related-service businesses. Uber alone has handled well over a billion rides since its founding; and it is located around the United States and around the globe. Yet, despite the growth of Uber and Lyft, they […]

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Small Businesses and Success/Failure

Over the decades, a lot of new products have been developed and marketed by small firms. Sometimes, these products find unfulfilled product niches (such as the original Vitaminwater) and then grow large enough to be acquired by giants (such as Vitaminwater’s parent Glaceau being bought by Coca-Cola for more than $4 billion). Many other times, […]

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Real-Time Infographic on U.S. Shopping

What do Americans eat, drink, buy, and spend by the second — in real time? Click the image to see an interactive infographic from Couponbox.com. The image below is static and shows only a small amount of the infographic.    

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Self-Branding Across Roles and Life Stages: Part 3

Recently, Zarb School of Business Distinguished Professor Joel Evans of Hofstra University did an extended radio interview with Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D. on self-branding from different perspectives and across our diverse roles. Self-branding — how we see ourselves and how we want to be perceived by others — is a key to long-term personal and career […]

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Self-Branding Across Roles and Life Stages: Part 2

Recently, Zarb School of Business Distinguished Professor Joel Evans of Hofstra University did an extended radio interview with Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D. on self-branding from different perspectives and across our diverse roles. Self-branding — how we see ourselves and how we want to be perceived by others — is a key to long-term personal and career […]

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