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What's the best advice I've gotten as a product manager?I love questions about advice because they really force one to think carefully about what to say. My former colleague (and fellow Cornellian),
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i love this. balls to the wall red blooded American capitalist sustainability. Kudos Cadillac for not talking features and coffe cup holders. “Look, it’s pretty simple. You work hard, you create your own luck and just gotta believe, that ANYTHING is possible,”
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Google's Project Ara could reinvent the way we buy and upgrade our smartphones.
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love this. great job. great tone and intonation also....
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brilliant. i never expected to come to you tube and share a toilet paper spot. never ever in my lifetime yet i just did. kudos to the creatives and to charmin
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startups, music. media, entertainment, record biz
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  • Thesis Ventures
    partner, present
  • Universal Music Group
    Head Of Digital UMG East, 2010 - 2013
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"may the bridges i burn light the way"
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Creative digital media exec drives innovation that makes money, grows audience, and moves markets. Coalition builder creates momentum that propels product, talent, and client development. Business perspective unites colleagues and partners on high-margin strategies. Insatiable curiosity attracts what’s next in technology and communication. Winning initiatives across interactive, marketing, brand, content, video, and experiential.
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western springs, ill - new orleans - chicago - miami - fort lauderdale - los angeles - biloxi, ms - galveston, tx
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5 Guiding Principles for People Who Make Stuff
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What's the best advice I've gotten as a product manager?I love questions about advice because they really force one to think carefully about

Google’s New Modular Phone May Be the Last You’ll Need to Buy | Gadget L...
www.wired.com

Google's Project Ara could reinvent the way we buy and upgrade our smartphones.

I Listened To Music Designed For Focus By Scientists - And My Productivi...
www.businessinsider.com.au

Taming a wandering brain on demand isn’t easy, especially when you need to be able to focus, understand what you’re working on and meet a de

The Wild And Wacky Ways Technology Could Change Our Lives In A Decade
www.fastcoexist.com

A tabletop device that cranks out a sculpture based on sound waves from your conversation. Or how about a shirt that tracks your emotions an

How did a small cabin near the North Pole get some of the world's fastes...
online.wsj.com

A small cabin in an isolated outpost near the North Pole has been fitted with some of the highest quality Internet available.

The Top 3 Networking Mistakes Capable People Make
www.linkedin.com

At a recent networking event in Silicon Valley I was struck by how such events can be really great or really bad. On the great side they can

How digital music services may be fuelling a ‘superstar artist economy’
musically.com

Music industry analyst Mark Mulligan’s MIDiA Consulting has published a new report exploring the ‘superstar artist economy’. It su

Exclusive: The Rags-To-Riches Tale Of How Jan Koum Built WhatsApp Into F...
www.forbes.com

Jan Koum picked a meaningful spot to sign the $19 billion deal to sell his company WhatsApp to Facebook earlier today. Koum, cofounder Brian

Fandor
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There are so many amazing movies out there – more than you've ever imagined, from all over the world: shorts, indies, festival films, forgot

Philip Sayce: Creating Music from the Roots Up | The Hub
thehub.musiciansfriend.com

In a recent phone interview with the transplanted Canadian Philip Sayce, we posed some questions about his influences, gear, and career.

The Top 11 Collaborative Consumption Stories Of 2013
www.fastcoexist.com

We're sharing more and more things from bikes to apartments to well everything. One CEO called it the rise of dis-ownership.

Top 11 Biggest Lies of Mainstream Nutrition
authoritynutrition.com

There is a lot of misinformation out there about nutrition, even among authority figures. Here are the top 11 biggest lies, myths and miscon

A New Way to Look at Your Competitors
www.inc.com

Launching a truly unique product or service? You need a different way to analyze your competition.

http://pandodaily.com/2013/11/04/viddy-becomes-supernova-launches-new-so...
pandodaily.com

Viddy is a simple way for anyone to capture, produce, and share beautiful videos with the world. Record a moment of your life, give it that

Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders
www.thedailybeast.com

A new book argues that to understand the debate over church and state, we need to look to the Founders' views on Islam, writes R.B. Bernstei

The Women Who Are Loved by Women
www.esquire.com

For years we've gone on and on (and on) about the women we love, but what about the women women love? Whom do they most respect, admire, and

A Tribe Called Quest and Kendrick Lamar opening for Kanye West in NYC (s...
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As discussed, Kanye West is going on his first solo headlining tour in five years, and as you may know, Kendrick Lamar is set to open most o

Seth's Blog: Understanding luxury goods
sethgodin.typepad.com

A luxury good gets its value from its lack of utility and value. A typical consumer would look at what it costs and what it does and say, "t

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