It´s all about promotion? Jimmy Kimmel Live, Iphone 5 and Starbucks

It´s all about promotion? Jimmy Kimmel Live, Iphone 5 and Starbucks

Jimmy Kimmel – an US comedian – made a few (kinda) street surveys about products which were going to be launched soon.

For example the iPhone 5 and a new $7 cup of coffee at Starbucks.

First Look: iPhone 5 (YouTube)

The interviewed people were asked about how they like the new design of the iPhone 5 and what they think about the new techniques while letting them play around with the phone in their hands. The people reacted amazed and enthusiastic how great the new iPhone 5 is compared to the older iPhone 4s…

… the funny part is: They got the iPhone 4s in their hands without knowing it. Continue reading

A clip about working in less time – and creativity.

A clip about working in less time – and creativity.

There are always great discussions about enough space of time for creativity vs pressure of time.

The Hungarian advert agency Café Creative created a playful experiment with some kids to prove that the first idea under pressure of time isn´t normally the best one.

They show (in a 2min YouTube clip) what happens if they lower the pressure of time … Café Communications – Deadlines

Café Creative found their own conclusion:

Creativity is not inspired by the pressure of time but by the freedom, the playfulness and the fun.”

7 Key Habits of Super Networkers

7 Key Habits of Super Networkers

Even most people who has already took part at a few networking events know these habits or rules, it´s still a good idea to recap them and think about them from time to time.

It´s easy to lose habits.

There is a great article (entrepreneur.com) about 7 key habits of networkers.

They pointed out:

1. Ask insightful questions.
2. Add value.
3. Learn their ‘story.’
4. Share a memorable fact.
5. Keep a list.
6. Make small promises and keep them.
7. Reward your ‘power’ contacts.

See the previous link for details. It´s a worth reading quickread.

Push, push, push. Expanding your comfort zone.

Push, push, push. Expanding your comfort zone.

Entrepreneur Derek Sivers about expanding your comfort zone.

http://sivers.org/comfort

I remember how scary New York City felt when I moved there in 1990, just 20 years old. Two years later it was “my” city – my comfort zone.”

Once you left your comfort zone, ideas and visions can rise to way greater dimensions. After reading “Who moved my cheese” by Spencer Johnson I felt in love with his phrase:

“What would you do if you weren´t afraid?”

His phrase is incredibly powerful. If we are confronted with a decision which isn´t easy to make, we think about that … what would we do if we weren´t afraid of the risk, the distance, the chance to fail, what other people will say …