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May the Fourth Be With You: How George Lucas Fought For His Vision & Changed The World

May the Fourth Be With You: How George Lucas Fought For His Vision & Changed The World

Hollywood outsider. 

Pioneer. 

Genius. 

George Lucas has had a tremendous impact on pop-culture in ways that span way beyond a galaxy far far away. 

From Star Wars, to Industrial Light & Magic, to his involvement in the creation of Pixar... Let's examine how this one man was able to, against all odds, bet on himself and single-handedly challenge everything from how products are marketed and what kinds of stories an audience wants to see. 

Look closely and you'll find valuable lessons in management, collaboration & co-marketing, all from a man that was originally told it couldn't be done. 

Enjoy, and may the force be with you. 

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How to Create Better Project Management Habits in Your Employees

How to Create Better Project Management Habits in Your Employees

Pop Quiz: 

In your company, are your teams usually: 

1. Over-budget and behind schedule?

Or

2. Running like clockwork. 

As the saying goes, "time is money" and if your teams aren't getting things shipped and out the door, or simply don't work efficiently with other teams, at the end of the day, it's your profitability that takes a hit. 

Even if everything seems smooth, this article will help you get the sand out of the gears and get the organization moving faster.

 

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What to Do After You've Lost a Loyal Customer

What to Do After You've Lost a Loyal Customer

One of your best customers is heading out the door.

All hope isn't lost - there are several specific things you can do that could regain their trust, or at least leave them with pleasant memories of working together and increase the chances they'll send their friends your way.

From linguistics to apologizing the right way, this article covers them all. 

 

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How to Overcome Your Daily Operational Frustrations to Focus on Future Growth

How to Overcome Your Daily Operational Frustrations to Focus on Future Growth

It’s 3:30 pm.

Your desk is piled with random papers. And your to-do list looks a mess.

You’ve managed to extinguish two critical fires. Just one more to go.

But you haven’t even touched any of your most important tasks. Like plotting next year’s expansion plan or how to allocate resources for new hires.

Honestly, where has your day gone?

Let’s explore how you can remove the stress, prioritize major tasks, and focus on the growth of your ecommerce business.

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14 Video Ads That Blew Our Minds In 2015

14 Video Ads That Blew Our Minds In 2015

You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll hurt...

What is it about a video or TV ad that makes you forget it’s a promotion for a product?

Is it so funny that you just have to share it with friends? Or, does it make you cry every time you see it – even though you already know how it ends?

Because you're likely waiting out the week just to get started on your vacation, we thought we'd put together a list of our favorite ads from 2015, and invite you to share some of your favorites too. 

And don't worry, if the boss asks what you're doing, just let them know you're "researching" for ideas for next year ;-)

 

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