Crowdsourcing: What It Is, How It Works, Why You Should Care & How To Do It!

Crowdsourcing is here to stay. It’s a subject I find fascinating because it combines three of my favorite things: efficiency, simplicity and community. And I’d like to demonstrate to you what it is, how it works and why you should care. So we have a lot to cover here. This is probably going to be a pretty long post but bear with me because it will be worth it. Let’s start at the beginning… What Is Crowdsourcing? Well here is the wikipedia definition: Crowdsourcing is a process that involves outsourcing tasks to a distributed group of people. This process can … Read The Full Article …

Ape Not Kill Ape (aka There’s Nothing Wiser Than Nature)

After years of being mis-treated, experimented on and lied to by Humans – via a freak accident causing a global virus – Apes end up being the dominant race on the planet. Unlike humans, Apes survive and thrive based on one simple principle: “Ape Not Kill Ape.” They can fight, hurt each other, even beat each other to near-death, but they can not kill each other. Such a simple premise, but like all great models, ideas or principles, it IS simple. We are stronger when we are together. We are stronger when we help each other. Apes, like humans, are … Read The Full Article …

Wealth: How To Create Wealth

OK, I admit it, I’m wealthy. … and not just a little either. But before you decide that that means you don’t like me any more, let’s just get clear on what I mean by that. Please read this brief article to see what I mean: It’s Not About The Money, Money, Money. i.e. I’m talking about true wealth, not just money. So that being said (well, written): What if I told you that creating wealth (including money) is really easy? Would that make you think I was just another one of those get rich quick gurus? Hopefully not if … Read The Full Article …

Office Politics: How To Deal With Office Politics

Let me ask you something… If somebody asks you the simple question “What Do You Do?”, how do you answer them? You tell them what you do as a job, right? (well, most people do). That’s because most of us define ourselves by what we do for a living – and seek to define others by the same measure. So it stands to reason that we deserve to be happy in what we do, particularly as this makes up a large portion of our life in the hours we have as well as in our psyche (read this article if … Read The Full Article …

Networking: The #1 Secret To Great Networking

How about if I told you that you could be great at networking and do so effortlessly? Networking is something that presents us with many opportunities, it’s always been important in business but also for having a better, richer life, so it’s something worth being good at. How about just getting over a simple aversion to the idea of ‘Networking’? Perhaps you see networking as a sleazy activity, something that’s not for you. Well, if the latter is the case, then you are working against your natural instincts. We were born social animals and networking is a perfectly natural activity. … Read The Full Article …

Admission: If You Don’t Know The Answer, Be The First To Say It!

“All I know is that I know nothing.” – Socrates Perception is a very funny thing. In business, perception can be everything. It can be the thing that shoots you to the top (in some cases way too quickly) and it could be the thing that puts your reputation on a downward spiral – often through no fault of your own or at least out of proportion with reality. In the modern world, where networking and communication happen quicker and on a wider scale than ever before, perception can spread quicker than ever before too. This article is not specifically … Read The Full Article …