Category Archives: Productivity

Untangle The Data Hairball of Data-Driven Marketing

What is the data hairball? I use “hairball” as a metaphor to describe the complicated jumble of interactions, applications, data and processes that accumulate haphazardly when companies are unprepared to handle information from a wide range of sources. It’s different than the “data deluge” or

The difference between a Twitter: Reply, Retweet, and Direct Message

Twitter is like a river of confetti. Tweets are the confetti which are individual messages floating down the river. If your audience is standing on the bank of the river and paying attention then they will see your message or Tweet. But Twitter has created some tools to allow users to communicate with each other in a more direct manner; Replies, Retweets and Direct Messages.

8 Things You Should Not Do Every Day

If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you’ll get huge returns–in productivity, in improved relationships, and in your personal well-being–from adding these items to your not to-do list: Every day, make the commitment not to: 1. Check my phone while I’m talking to someone. You’ve