Management.

  • Motivational jiu-jitsu: staying positive in the face of negativity and indifference | The 99 Percent
  • Zen and the art of making: how much fun it is when you’re a beginner at something as opposed to being an “expert.” | MAKE
  • How Coca-Cola manages 90 emerging markets | Strategy-Business
  • The trouble with titles: agency titles are getting out of hand, and it could be bad for productivity (not to mention being ridiculous) | Lars Bastholm

 

Innovation.

  • Successful brainstorming goes far beyond dumping people in a room together. Here are the rules | Innovate on Purpose
  • What if an agency had an API? | Only Dead Fish

Data.

  • From Bondi to the big bucks: the 28-year-old who’s making data science a sport | SMH

Technology.

  • Apple’s supply-chain secret? Hoard lasers. The iPhone maker spends lavishly on all stages of the manufacturing process, giving it a huge operations advantage | BusinessWeek
  • The discreet shift to Twitter: Facebook’s usage is undergoing a split. Active Facebookers become increasingly engaged, while “reasonable” users (above 25) become more reluctant and careful. | Monday Note

Insights.

  • People rationalize situations they’re stuck with, but rebel when they think there’s an out | Science Daily
  • Online interactions can lead to risky financial decision-making, study suggests | Science Daily
  • A brief guide to embodied cognition: why you are not your brain | Scientific American

Creativity.

  • “Imagine if all briefs were written on Twitter. What a fantastic idea.” | Dave Trott
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