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New Year, New Jobs: 257,000 Positions Added in January

Unemployment is at 5.7 percent after 703,000 people entered the labor force and 257,000 net new jobs were added in January.

By | February 6th, 2015|

An Intern’s Thoughts on the Improving Economy

I recently read Jeff Stibel's latest article about the improving economy and as a young intern in the big pond of the American workforce, I can say that I am incredibly excited about his assertion that the economy is getting stronger.  The answer to the depressed economy will be small business growth, according to Mr. Stibel.  [...]

By | June 2nd, 2014|

Twitter’s New Face(book)lift

In the last few weeks, Twitter has been rolling out a new profile layout. If you were one of Twitter’s randomly selected users, you immediately noticed the change, and maybe something else. Does the layout remind you of anything? Perhaps you can sense the inspiration from another social media goliath? That’s right. Twitter now looks like [...]

By | May 1st, 2014|

Jeff Stibel on Quality vs Quantity Business Relationships

Michael Simmons’ Forbes article titled “The Most Important Decision You Need to Make When Building a Network ” tackles the questions we are all wondering when it comes to establishing relationships. Creating an extensive network, both personally and professionally, is tempting, but it brings up the age-old dilemma: "Quality or quantity?" Initially, growth is both essential and [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|

Roundup: Jeff posts in February

It’s always an exciting time around the intern surfboard when our CEO Jeff Stibel publishes a post online. February was a good month to get a peek into his mind with his articles on LinkedIn and HBR. As an intern, it’s nice to see that Jeff is not a mystery executive. Almost every other day, [...]

By | February 28th, 2014|

The Network Test

Today, we've got a one-question quiz for you: Question: What do deer, Tom Anderson, and Easter Island have in common? Think you know the answer? Share in the comments! (Before you watch the video - no cheating now.) Answer: http://youtu.be/VdXCCPIJpSI To better understand how networks relate to business markets (and how to anticipate a breakpoint, turning it [...]

By | August 2nd, 2013|

The Network Wisdom of Ants: Adapt or Wither

It's not everyday you receive a letter from an ant. I mean, besides that they're incredibly tiny and the logistics involved in delivering their letter would be extremely hazardous, what would they be able to tell you that you didn't already know? Well, here's what they had to say to Mark Zuckerberg: http://youtu.be/F8gWIuNkv_0 Seems a [...]

By | July 25th, 2013|

Breakpoint: What Ants Can Teach Us About Market Saturation

Ants. They may seem like nuisances that intrude our picnics and attack our delicious foods, but they actually provide us with valuable business advice, especially on how businesses should deal with market saturation. In his newly-released Breakpoint, our CEO Jeff Stibel paints a fascinating picture of the lifecycle of an ant colony. It all starts with one female [...]

By | July 24th, 2013|

Congratulations to our CEO, Jeff Stibel, on being named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year!

Update: Now includes a great video published by the E&Y team (featured below!) An excited energy resonates throughout our office today as we celebrate Jeff Stibel's recognition as an Ernst  & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. The Ernst & Young awards program is one of the most prestigious awards in the business field, honoring those [...]

By | June 19th, 2013|

Breakpoint: Advance Copies Up For Grabs!

Breakpoint, the new book by Jeff Stibel, takes off where his previous one, Wired for Thought: How the Brain is Shaping the Future of the Internet, left off. A revelation about our brain, the internet, and business in general, Breakpoint tackles, among others, the following questions: How does the brain predict the collapse of the web? What can reindeer teach [...]

By | June 12th, 2013|
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