Facebook COO works 9-to-5 every day

Shocking headline I know. But actually really refreshing to see someone in a high-level position in a notoriously long working-hour industry (having been at Google and now at Facebook) working a 9-to-5(:30) every day – and getting a much better work/life balance for it. From an interview with Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, on Makers.com: “I …

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#Infographic: What’s Working in Digital Non-Profit Fundraising

From Mashable: “On April 5, M+R Strategic Services, a public relations and communications firm working with leading non-profits, and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), a membership organization of non-profit professionals who use technology for their causes, will release their sixth annual eNonprofit Benchmarks Study of what is working today in online advocacy, fundraising and social networking. The study …

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Nobody can succeed on their own

Just read this post from Lane Becker, Co-Founder of Adaptive Path and Get Satisfaction. It’s a great read and reminder of the hardship involved with running a startup and how even the most successful-seeming companies have gone through several make-or-break moments (Zappos being another great example). Having read and enjoyed the post, it was the very …

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Reviving My Inbox (or, Email Resurrection)

I’ve just finished the Revive Your Inbox programme from Baydin, “a 21 Day course to help you restore email sanity”. “Invest 20 minutes a day for 21 days. Revive Your Inbox is designed to reduce the amount of email you receive and learn to deal better with the ones that matter.” The benefits of good …

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Social Media Trends 2012

It’s that time of the year where the good and the great of the social media world come out in force to predict the next-big-thing and sweeping social media, social marketing and social commerce trends that we’ll see in 2012. Below is a constantly updated list of the social media and social commerce trends and …

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