Monthly Archives: February 2007

Changingthepresent.org

Nanette Alexander points Smartmobs readers to the website http://www.changingthepresent.org to look at. She writes: “This is a nonprofit donation marketplace. There are a couple of things that make it worth watching. One, it is good way of giving dollars because … Continue reading

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Innovation Capitalist

Looking forward to an article in HBR about a new role emerging in the Open Innovation Process. See preview below.. In March’s upcoming Harvard Business Review, Professors Mohan Sawhney of Northwestern Unversity and Satish Nambisan of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute define … Continue reading

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Engage and Die

Just posted a comment on Communities Dominate Brands. Found it worthwhile to post it here. It is about social networks/communities build around companies. Basically the advice I see regularly is to engage with your customer. This can be done through … Continue reading

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The Law of Attraction

Just watched The Secret. Nice documentary on the Law of Attraction. Basically anything you give attention to will grow. If you feel joy, more joy will be created by the universe.. etc, etc. I watched it online. It is worth … Continue reading

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Fields Of Creation

Well. Finally I finished a presentation in which I combine many of my thoughts and beliefs. It is the most personal set of thoughts yet. Like everything I produce still work in progress. Have a look at the presentation. Like … Continue reading

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What business am I in?

NOTE OF WARNING: COMPLETE UNSCIENTIFIC THOUGHTS ENTERED THIS POST All around me I see businesses and complete industries asking themselves this question. How is it that right now so many people are asking themselves this question? It is almost like … Continue reading

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Pepsi’s new designs for cans

Just read on a dutch blog about Pepsi’s new cans. With these new designs(35) they try to attract the youth and hope that they will choose Pepsi over Coca Cola. Designs are for example about music, cars, and sport. People … Continue reading

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Self Expression

Great post on Ageless Marketing about the difference in Self Expression between the first halfers(young generation) and second halfers(older gen). I copypasted the whole article. Nothing to add further.. Self-Expression: The Continuous Re-creation of Self Self-expression is a morally broad … Continue reading

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OpenCola

Just read a blogpost about OpenCola. OpenCola is a brand of cola unique in that the instructions for making it are freely available and modifiable. Anybody can make the drink, and anyone can modify and improve on the recipe as … Continue reading

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