Echoes December 21 2015

Echoes December 21 2014

Echoes: careers, education, business, media, entrepreneurs, and future trends

This article highlights ways to manage your career and your business successfully in the changing business world.

Five Good Reasons To Hang Up On A Recruiter

“Some recruiters are passionate advocates for their candidates and some are cynical crank-turners who don’t deserve your time or attention. How can you tell who’s in each camp?”

Source: Five Good Reasons To Hang Up On A Recruiter – Forbes

This guy turned making weird GIFs into a lucrative job

“Two years ago, Romain Laurent set about making one “loop portrait” a week for fun. Today, it’s part of his professional repertoire.”

Source: This guy turned making weird GIFs into a lucrative job – Wired

 5 Ways To Avoid A Massive Email Misunderstanding

“Emotions are hard to convey with text, but if you understand how you’re likely to be misunderstood, you can try to minimize the problem.”

Source: 5 Ways To Avoid A Massive Email Misunderstanding – Fast Company

Reduce Your Stress First Before You Start Building Better Habits

“Your bad habits make you stressed. That sucks. What’s worse, is the more stressed you are, the harder it is to make new habits. It might be better to deal with your stress levels first.”

Source: Reduce Your Stress First Before You Start Building Better Habits – Lifehacker

9 Top Venture Capitalists Share Their Best Advice for Entrepreneurs

“When it comes to fundraising, it’s a good idea to listen to the men and women doling out the dollars.”

Source: 9 Top Venture Capitalists Share Their Best Advice for Entrepreneurs – Entrepreneur

Are lie-ins bad for you? | Life and style | The Guardian

“A study this month showed that sleeping more at weekends could raise the risk of diabetes and heart disease. So, should you really get up on a Sunday?”

Source: Are lie-ins bad for you? | Life and style | The Guardian

3 ways to turn your brand into a social media juggernaut

“Tech influencer and social media guru Robert Scoble shares three ways your brand can get noticed on social media”

Source: 3 ways to turn your brand into a social media juggernaut – Mashable

5 Timeless Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln | Inc.com

“Lincoln on Leadership shows us how history remains the greatest teacher.”

Source: 5 Timeless Leadership Lessons From Abraham Lincoln | Inc.com

Five Social Trends Marketers Won’t Be Able to Ignore | DigitalNext – Advertising Age

“Marketers must adapt or die as social continues to evolve,” Victor Pineiro writes. “Here are five social trends for 2016 that marketers can’t ignore. With the year coming to an end, headlines like ‘The War on Advertising’ and ‘The Perfect Storm’ are becoming more common as marketers are getting the year-end jitters, asking ‘What’s next?’ and ‘Where is there space for my brand in 2016?’ While the speed of social has always been dizzying — new platforms, behaviors, memes and audiences are born and die every minute – the year ahead promises to be especially frenetic.”

Source: Five Social Trends Marketers Won’t Be Able to Ignore | DigitalNext – Advertising Age

 

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