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01:00 stanfordbusiness:

“Without accountability, a company’s objectives become vague wishes that will eventually erode trust,” believes Professor Joel Peterson.
00:54 madsweat:

00:53 fastcompany:

"In 5 years, a computer system could know what you like to eat better than you do. A machine that experiences flavor will determine the precise chemical structure of food and why people like it. Not only will it get you to eat healthier, but it will also surprise us with unusual pairings of foods that are designed to maximize our experience of taste and flavor. Digital taste buds will help you to eat smarter." - How Creative Can Computers Be?
00:45 springwise:

‘Business cards’ for homeless people let anyone donate with their phone
When it comes to giving money to members of a city’s homeless community, many people worry that their change isn’t going to fund essentials such as food or shelter. While startups such as TaskTurtle have already attempted to tackle the problem by offering sustenance in exchange for work, San Francisco’s HandUp is now using business cards to let citizens donate food credits to people in need through their mobiles. READ MORE…
00:41"If you can’t fit it [the entire plan] on a page, you’re not simplifying it enough." — Inside Airbnb’s Grand Hotel Plans (via fastcompany)

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00:38"90 percent of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone." — An oft-quoted quote but a good one and good intro to this interesting article about analytics strategy for the enterprise. (from Data, process, and people: three words that sum up analytics — Tech News and Analysis)

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00:37"The job of leadership today is not just to make money. It’s to make meaning." — John Seely Brown (via rkfme)

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19:35"If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first fifty-five minutes determining the proper question to ask, for once I know the proper question, I could solve the problem in less than five minutes." — Albert Einstein (via peterspear)

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19:32 nycedc:

Turn Your Creative Passion into an Online Business
Why not sell your unique creations to the world and earn more income?
How many times have you thought about selling your custom-made jewelry or decorative home items to complete strangers? If your friends and family are already customers, you’re probably on to something big.
To help you launch your craft business, the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) is offering the NYC Craft Entrepreneurship Program, in partnership with Etsy, and funded by Citi Community Development.
Apply today for an upcoming session of the NYC Craft Entrepreneurship Program hosted at Workforce1 Centers locations in Brooklyn, Queens, Upper Manhattan, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Classes start Tuesday, April 15.
19:30 creativemornings:

This looks like it might be a great talk. Austin Baker spoke at our Phoenix chapter as part of our monthly theme of “Rebel.” Stay tuned to watch the talk here. →
16:10 helloyoucreatives:

Give your ad the space it deserves 
16:10"Great leaders are always simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand." — Colin Powell (via jessicadfain)

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16:07 springwise:

App lets diners keep a 10% bill discount, or give it to food banks
Hunger is a real problem, not only in the poorest parts of the world but even in major US cities. In fact, 50 million Americans are meal insecure and one in five kids in the US faces hunger, according to Jon Carder — co-founder and CEO of Mogl, a startup that hopes to do more to stop people going without food. Its new app now enables diners in San Diego to enjoy a ten percent discount on their meal at participating restaurants, which they can either keep or donate to food banks and hunger charities. READ MORE…