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Entries from January 2011

The art of branding: Helena Rubinstein, an adventurous woman entrepreneur

January 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Book Review

Guest writer: Sophie Delphis
We like to learn from living role models and marketing books. Famous figures of the past are equally inspiring, and the principles for success almost timeless….
An adventurous entrepreneur, Helena Rubinstein: I recently read Michèle Fitoussi’s Helena Rubinstein: La femme qui inventa la beauté (The woman who invented beauty, Grasset 2010), a new [...]

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About Guy Kawasaki’s book Enchantment: Business enchantment through a child’s eyes

January 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Book Review

Guest writer: Sophie Delphis
My mother is currently finishing up her French translation of Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, which comes out in the US on March 8th. As in past translation work she has done, I’ve been providing irregular advice on how to adapt certain phrases or anecdotes in [...]

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The Mesh: Why the future of business is sharing, by Lisa Gansky

January 3rd, 2011 · 3 Comments · Book Review, Talents, Innovators

By Marylene Delbourg-Delphis @mddelphis
The Mesh, an old word meaning the “opening between the threads of a net” got its technology flavor with the concept of mesh networking generally defined as “a type of networking wherein each node in the network may act as an independent router.” For Lisa Gansky, in her book The Mesh, Why [...]

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