Echoes December 28 2015

Echoes December 28 2015

“If you want to understand the entrepreneur, study the juvenile delinquent.  The delinquent is saying with his actions, ‘This sucks. I’m going to do my own thing.’”  Yvon Chouinard, business executive and author of Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman

Echoes: highlights in career and business success

The Creativity 50 2015: The Most Creative People of the Year | Ad Age

“In our 10th Anniversary Edition of the Creativity 50, we celebrate those who broke ground with their fresh thinking and eye-opening ideas. We hope that the accomplishments of this year’s celebrants and of our past honorees continue to inspire you to think bigger and more boldly and create passionately and abundantly in the years to come.” — Ann-Christine Diaz

Source: The Creativity 50 2015: The Most Creative People of the Year – Ad Age

Protect Your Smart Device | Federal Communications Commission

“The theft of wireless devices, particularly smartphones, is sharply on the rise across the country, according to many published reports. The high resale value of these high-tech phones and the personal information contained on the device that could be used by identity thieves has made smartphones a prime target for robbers. Here’s how you can better protect yourself, your device and the data it contains, along with instructions on what to do if your device is lost or stolen.”

Source: Protect Your Smart Device | Federal Communications Commission

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health | LA Times

Is your desk job killing you?

“Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and early death.”

Source: Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health – LA Times

How I Created A $350 Million Software Company Knowing Nothing About Software | TechCrunch

“I’ve always wanted to make a lot of money, have people pay a lot of attention to me and do a lot of exciting things. I just never knew how.”

Source: How I Created A $350 Million Software Company Knowing Nothing About Software – TechCrunch

4 Ways to Quickly Build Influence at a New Job

“Congratulations. You got the job! Now the real challenge begins: hitting the ground running.”

Source: 4 Ways to Quickly Build Influence at a New Job

Why Procrastination Is the Key to Your Business | Inc.com

“How can you integrate your favorite procrastination into your business life?”

Source: Why Procrastination Is the Key to Your Business | Inc.com

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