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Always think Attack - what does self-defense have to do with management

Some years ago, I assisted Ignace Van Doorselaere with the creation of his book "Always Think Attack, street fighting techniques for managers". This project allowed me to combine my professional knowledge with my activities as a self-defense…
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Reading: The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers

When you think of Netscape, those of us old enough to remember the browser, thinks of Marc Andreessen. But at Netscape (and Opsware), he was joined by Ben Horowitz. Together they founded venture capital company Andreessen Horowitz. This book…
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Personal brand and personal brain

You are what you tweet. How to work on your personal brand online, throught Fast Company. Using social networking to build your professional brand. I’m not sure if I’d follow the advice to “find five new people to follow or connect with…
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Steve Jobs on marketing & identifying your core values

Next to the products, Steve Jobs also drove the marketing of Apple relentlessly forward. Click here to read the article and see the presentation on how he talks about getting the company back on message, after he took the helm of the company…
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One more argument against multitasking

We may think we multitask, but in reality we switch-task, and it's not doing us any good, according to an article at HBR.   The author of the article stopped multitasking, and discovered six things: First, it was delightful. Second,…
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Checklists

www.checklist.com ... it's a great site for whenever you need a ... checklist! Any checklist.
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Personal social media strategies

Harvard Business Review has an interesting article on personal social media strategies. The first example in the article really drives it home. Even if you don't have a social media strategy yourself, or are not active on social media, others…

“Bosses Overestimate Their Managing Skills” .. really?

Good advice: "It doesn't matter what industry you're in. People have blind spots about where they're weak," says Scott Erker, a senior vice president at DDI, which conducted the survey in September. link at WSJ.  
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Passwords and more

I came across an interesting post over at Lifehacker on passwords. It would seem that a lot of people still use passwords they can remember easily, and as such, easily guessable by others too, not to mention easily cracked by brute force attacks. Click…
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Passing through China

Well, I'm not exactly passing through China, but rather visiting Shanghai for the Intel Developer forum. It's an interesting city, and with a population of 18 million people there are actually more people living there than in my own country.…