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Why Brands Should Care About Clubhouse’s Success

This post first appeared on Prophet.com Clubhouse is the “it” tech platform of the moment, having exploded 10X from just 600,000 users in December to 6 million users in February. It’s an invitation-only, audio-only app with an underlying social network to support connections. There are a few things driving this ferocious growth. First, we love to …

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How Customer Obsession Creates Accountability for Change

It’s well-known that organizational change is difficult — in fact, 70% of change efforts fail, but awareness hasn’t improved the odds of success. Companies continue to struggle with choosing the right projects, sequencing and integrating change initiatives, and establishing accountability mechanisms to measure results. In my work as an analyst at Altimeter, which specializes in technology …

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To head off mass shootings, we need better technology — not less

In the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting last month, and more recently the Thousand Oaks, California shooting, the nation is deeply shaken and looking for someone or something to blame. Understandably, many people are increasingly calling on social media platforms to clamp down even more on hate speech. The alleged Pittsburgh synagogue shooter used social media site Gab, …

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I took an unconventional path after graduating from Harvard Business School and it made my career

In this series, professionals discuss their experiences accomplishing something for the first time. Read their stories here, then write your own using #IWasTheFirst in the body of the post My success as an author, analyst, and entrepreneur rests on my ability to be “first” to make a new disruptive trend understandable to people – and to do it again and …

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What to Do When Execs Avoid Social Media: Answer Their Top 6 Excuses

Leaders know they need to engage in digital and social, but they come up with many excuses, none of which will likely be a surprise to you. I thought it would be helpful to lay out the top excuses I hear from executives—and how you can rebut them to persuade these reluctant leaders to become Engaged …

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Best Advice: Understand Your Talents, and Make Them Your Strengths

In this series, professionals share the words of wisdom that made all the difference in their lives. Follow the stories here and write your own (please include the hashtag #BestAdvice in the body of your post). I’ve always been an overachiever. In high school, when a teacher repeatedly corrected my grammar, I decided to commit to memory the contents of …

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