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Entries from March 2010

Creating a Social Media Plan: “Engage!” by Brian Solis

March 23rd, 2010 · 6 Comments · Book Review, Entrepreneurs

Marylene Delbourg-Delphis (Twitter: @mddelphis)
“Perhaps the biggest mistakes committed by businesses, personalities, and brands in social media occur when people jump into social networks blindly without establishing guidelines, a plan of action, a sense of what people are seeking and how and why they communicated, an understanding of where people are congregating, a definition of what they represent [...]

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Self-educated leaders: Secrets of a Buccaneer-Scholar, by James Bach

March 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Book Review, Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis (@mddelphis)
Andy Hertzfeld has recounted the story of the black flag at the center of which Susan Kare had painted a big skull and crossbones in white that was floating over Bandley 3 in 1983 until early 1984. Yes, for the Macintosh team “it was better to be a pirate than join the [...]

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Social Media 101, by Chris Brogan

March 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Book Review

Social Media 101 by Chris Brogan is a collection of posts related to “social media” that he wrote for his blog. So, just as any anthology, you can read this book pretty much in any order you want by picking one of the 87 topics that are listed in the table of contents.
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Combining entrepreneurship and leadership: Vision India 2020, by Sramana Mitra

March 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Entrepreneurs

Vision India 2020 by Sramana Mitra describes where India could be – or should be 10 years down the road. Is the country destined to remain an outsourcing haven? No – and anyway, this outsourcing industry shows some cracks. Is its historical heritage doomed to disappear entirely? Yes, if nothing is done. Are the sprawling [...]

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