Skip the Hype. Underpromise. Overdeliver.

reblogged by Keith H. Dickinson  FROM BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK It’s not what you say you’ll do that matters.  It’s what you really deliver in the end.   So skip the hype. http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-05-23/nobody-cares-how-awesome-you-are-at-your-job   INNOVATORS Nobody Cares How Awesome You Are at Your Job By Claire Suddath   May 23, 2014 In an article published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science, University of…

Amazon’s Stealth Category Killer

Reblogged by Keith H. Dickinson You’ve probably never heard of Amazon Supply.  It’s unlikely that you ever will–or that you will ever buy anything from the company.  And that’s just fine with Amazon, Inc.  Business-to-business may not be sexy–but it is very big business.   Amazon’s Wholesale Slaughter: Jeff Bezos’ $8 Trillion B2B Bet This story…

Self-Promotion, American Style

In the US, it’s called blowing your horn.  If you don’t do it, who will?   In general, we’re not shy about speaking up and speaking out–especially about ourselves. But even other English-speaking cultures just aren’t that into themselves; it’s considered unseemly.  And in many Asian cultures, self-promotion is an alien concept in collective societies.…