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Troy Larson

Troy Larson is a Marketing Specialist at Ask.com. He enjoys all things tech. You can normally find him eating a burrito at a taqueria near you. @Troy_Larson / fb:Troy.T.Larson / about.me/tlarson

Business Intelligence & Collaboration: The Perfect Pair

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The last ten years have played host to a whole lot of changes in business. From advances in internet technology, to the rise of mobile and social media – yes, a lot has changed. Arguably, two of the most important changes have been businesses’ increased focus on collaboration, and business intelligence. Business intelligence (BI) isn’t…

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Learning how to “show up” in a virtual world

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Pop quiz hot shots: What makes a good manager great? Good managers manage, great managers lead. One of the toughest questions facing managers today, is how do I lead my team in an increasingly online, virtual and mobile world? (Bonus points for those who got the Speed reference in the beginning!) “Leadership is about how…

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The Visual Revolution

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As human beings we’ve always been fascinated by images. From the dawn of time, we’ve attempted to record moments or events that we wanted to share with others through the power of visuals. The technical advancements we’ve seen over the last several years has made it possible for more people to share their stories through…

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How to Get Your Good Ideas to Stick

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Have you ever had a great idea for a new project or initiative only to have it rejected once you’ve shared it with your boss? Yes? Well, you better get used to it. New research suggests that humans possess an inherent bias against creativity. Don’t stress though, as luckily there are some steps we can…

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3 Social Media Stats that will Inspire your Marketing Team

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Unsure if social is still really worth the effort? Getting tired of all the talk of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter marketing? All this talk can be a little overwhelming. Like most of you, I too was growing a little tired of all the talk of the power of social that was until I came across…

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How to Make New Behaviors Last

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When it comes to any change, it’s never easy. You can have a well thought out plan with the best intentions and still have your initiatives fall flat. Why? This is something that most companies struggle with, particularly when it comes to large-scale initiatives like collaboration. Part of the problem with a collaboration initiative is…

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You Need To Embrace Your Brand’s Hackers

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Brand hackers, most companies fear and loath these people. For a business maintaining control of your brand is extremely important. There’s a lot of time put in creating a brand, as well as resources spent managing it. As a result, it makes sense that a business wants to control it, which brings me back to…

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