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  • Great read - love that is smashes the rampant ageism and myth of youth ... Alan Patricof: An Ageless VC Makes a Spl… ,
  • Some of the best music you'll ever listen too... stacked-up and ready to stream ,
  • Warm up for the Sydney to Hobart. ,
  • The power of brand influencers - interesting read. Interested in views on their methodology - might work for US mar… ,
  • Very clever... A Microsoft Excel Artist ,
  • While the problem underlying M&A integration is big, Material Information Platforms implemented pre-transaction wil… ,
  • Wow... t/sheets acquired by Intuit ,
  • Way to start the morning. Beautiful Balmoral.. Balmoral Sailing Club ,
  • Bank inquiry puts global investment at risk: Westpac's David Lindberg.. spot on ,
  • Why are taxi apps so appalling. Slow, lousy interface, freeze... hopeless attempt to satisfy customers and so easily fixed,
  • should give us the option of only accepting drivers who aren’t on a job. Stop “forcing” drivers to take a job while on a job. ,
  • National looks more desperate every day. NZ is lucky to have a leader with this much experience. ,
  • Dennis clearly doesn’t understand that a BYO challenge for the last AC was well past 200m. Unless you sailed Oracle… ,
  • And that’s the point - Amazon is a boost to SMBs and entrepreneurs locked out by big retail. And so much for big br… ,
  • Little evidence in here of impact in meetings but suspect the same applies. Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lec… ,

Archive for November, 2016

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Its the Media We Should Be Pissed At

Again a few negative tweets are used to make a story.  This time Starbucks cups get a whipping.  At what point does the media feel compelled to use data to support an assertion that a brand is facing a problem?

I’m assuming Starbucks is using a sophisticated social media monitoring tool like Lexer? At what point do they retort with the facts? 

Really, it’s a clever little marketing ploy that’s worked – we are talking about coffee cups.  

The coffee isn’t worth talking about that’s for sure.  

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In The InBox

I’m busy updating some of the newsletters that I depend on most for updates, insights and thought-provoking ideas. Here’s what made the “keep list”.

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