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eBook Disruption Picks Up Momentum With Major Authors

Tim Berry | Posted 05.18.2013 | Books
Tim Berry

Why would an established author jump a prestigious publisher ship and self-publish ebooks instead? It's not what you probably think.

The Reinvention of Work: Projects Not Positions

Russell C. Smith | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Russell C. Smith

Over the last 20 years work has been reinvented, restructured, and rebooted. The top-tier and bottom level of what working means has been redefined by corporations, visionaries, technologies and individuals.

Seth Godin's New Book Tells Readers To Challenge System (VIDEO)

Posted 03.02.2013 | Books

The latest in Seth Godin's meditations on art challenges readers to avoid becoming "cogs in the machine" and encourages them to be "disruptive." Godin...

Non-profits and the Story Wars

Brady Josephson | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Brady Josephson

Tell great stories or die. That may seem a bit harsh but there are some harsh indicators that the non-profit sector is under siege.

Let's Stop The Bullsh*t: Traditional Media Is NOT Dead

Jure Klepic | Posted 09.25.2012 | Media
Jure Klepic

Social media has existed since the first human being set foot on earth; in the past, though, we simply referred to it as creating tribes. Today we can connect globally online, but we're still just looking for our tribe.

Kickstarter For Authors: Seth Godin Is Crowdfunding New Book

Jim Kukral | Posted 08.19.2012 | Books
Jim Kukral

Most authors don't have a massive platform and brand awareness. Therefore, it makes it extra difficult to obtain a traditional publishing contract where you would get paid a "signing bonus" to write your book. But crowdfunding can change all that.

The Secret To Eradicating Post-Divorce Parenting Guilt

D. A. Wolf | Posted 08.12.2012 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

If single parenthood is a rough road, we're told to put on a brave face and "get over it."

Old Schools Can't Teach Students New Tricks

Tara Subramaniam | Posted 07.11.2012 | Teen
Tara Subramaniam

American schools are in the business of mass-producing assistants and other factory-type workers with basic knowledge, little to no creativity, suppressed individuality and minimal passion.

Karmin Holds the Music Business Hostage

Jason Schmitt | Posted 07.03.2012 | Entertainment
Jason Schmitt

The ability for bands like Karmin to create, promote, and reap the awards of good artistry prior to a major label contract helps to illuminate just how far and fast the music business game has changed.

Do You Place Your Faith in Fear or in Greatness?

Jeanette Cajide | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Jeanette Cajide

The thing most people do not realize is that while having self-doubt is a form of pride, not being confident in myself is also a form of pride.

Talking About Education in the Information Age

Nathan Hegedus | Posted 05.13.2012 | Education
Nathan Hegedus

I have bought into the idea that our schools are built for an industrial age long past. I do not want my daughter sitting at a desk all day.

Eliminate the Fear That Stops You

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 04.02.2012 | Business
Morty Lefkoe

Seth Godin did it again. I recently read his newest book, Poke the Box, and it's just the right book for our times. It probably will become his 13th...

Your Art Is a Gift -- Seth Godin

Mike Smith | Posted 12.25.2011 | Education
Mike Smith

"You are not doing favors for people -- you are giving them gifts." Thus said Super Marketing Man Seth Godin, one of my heroes, at the EDUCAUSE educat...

Help Amit Gupta: $30,000 Reward Offered For Bone Marrow Match

Posted 12.13.2011 | Impact

When Amit Gupta learned of his acute leukemia diagnosis last month, he wasn't shy about asking for help -- and neither were his tech-savvy friends. ...

Saving Lives One Book at a Time

Seth Godin | Posted 11.07.2011 | Impact
Seth Godin

One thing is certain: a book that resonates with you is worth a lot. What would happen, I wondered, if we charged $20 for a book like that and gave every penny to charity. That's what End Malaria is.

Don't Blame Human Nature

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 09.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

The basic beliefs that underlie common psychological traits were almost always formed in childhood, in our interactions with our parents.

Socially Challenged

Leon Logothetis | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology
Leon Logothetis

I was holding on to the past with a vengeance. I wanted to stay rooted in all the old forms of communication. I would not budge and you weren't going to make me. So don't even try. Then something changed. I woke up.

Are Bookstores the Dinosaurs of the Technology Age?

Beverley Golden | Posted 07.11.2011 | Books
Beverley Golden

Imagine a world with no bookstores. Personally, I just won't do it, because for me, this thought kept returning: bookstores are magical places.

The Art of Doing More Great Work

Laura Cococcia | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Cococcia

I had the pleasure of chatting with Michael Bungay Stanier about Do More Great Work, the inspiration for his projects and a few words of advice.

E-Book Are Reshaping Publishing As We Know It

Michael Ashley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Ashley

The creation of e-books has forever changed the publishing landscape. Rather than remain at the will of major publishing houses, authors now have a choice in how they market themselves.

Do Authors Make Good Publishers?

Publishing In the 21st Century | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Do authors make good publishers? The answer is No. But it's fascinating to watch them try. Years ago as the e-book revolution dawned, we said that i...

New Publishing Venture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Working with a great team at Amazon, I'm launching a new publishing venture called The Domino Project. I think it fundamentally changes many of the ru...

How to Create Thought-Leading Ideas

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dorie Clark

Becoming known as a thought leader -- an expert who develops innovative and sometimes game-changing ideas -- is partly a matter of good publicity. Aft...

When It Comes To Dating, Unleash Your Inner Child!

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

When it comes to dating and meeting the opposite sex, you must be more childlike!

For Artists & Arts Organizations: 6 Steps to Building Your Base Through Authentic Engagement

Jennifer Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennifer Edwards

This past Monday (Nov. 15th), I gave a talk for Women in Development, New York at El Museo del Barrio. The topic was 'Fundraising in the Age of Social...