Manifestos tagged with Technology


Against the Odds: Startups that Make It
June 11, 2014 - By: Derek Lidow
“It is one of our saddest economic statistics: More than half small businesses fail within a few years of startup. ... I think that the solution is deceptively simple: entrepreneurs should stop thinking so much about the idea behind the business and focus instead on how to lead it.”
Time Ain’t Money: Stop Punching the Industrial Age Clock, and Start Embracing the Digital Now
April 10, 2013 - By: Douglas Rushkoff
“Living in the digital media environment changes a whole lot more than the technologies through which we do business. It has changed our relationship to time—and this is having profound effects on our businesses, our economy, and our customers.”
The Internet as Social Movement
Aug. 4, 2010 - By: n+1
"From the first, and in no small part because of its fervent supporters, it has felt less like a technology and more like a social movement—like communism, like feminism, like rock and roll. An ideology we could call webism. While the rest of us look up movie times, buy sweaters, and post jihadi videos, the webists proclaim the new age.”
Brainwashed: Seven Ways to Reinvent Yourself
Jan. 13, 2010 - By: Seth Godin
“Years ago, when you were about four years old, the system set out to persuade you of something that isn’t true. Not just persuade, but drill, practice, reinforce, and yes, brainwash. The mission: to teach you that you’re average. That compliant work is the best way to a reliable living. That creating average stuff for average people ...
Healthcare Reform: It’s Our Debate, Too
Nov. 12, 2009 - By: Zane Safrit
“We need our help. Together. Together we can create a healthcare system that could in all honesty earn the title 'Best healthcare in the world.' But right now, our current healthcare system is on life-support. We pay to sustain its life-support, in big ways and in small, with expensive health insurance premiums or expensive emergency room vis ...
Change Master: Why Adapting is the Most Crucial Skill You’ll Ever
Sept. 9, 2009 - By: M.J. Ryan
“In a very real way, what is being asked of us now is no more or less than to become consciously aligned with what life has always required on this planet. In 1956, the father of stress research, Hans Selye wrote in his seminal work, The Stress of Life, 'Life is largely a process of adaptation to the circumstances in whic ...
Your Butt’s in the Wrong Seat: A Manifesto for Public Transportation
Aug. 12, 2009 - By: Ryan Barton
“It’s not sexy. It’s not tracking as a Twitter trend. And it’s not a YouTube sensation. In fact, by current reputation, it’s dirty, it (sometimes) smells, it forces you to interact with people you don’t know, it’s slow, and inconvenient. But it shouldn’t be. Or at least, it shouldn’t be positi ...
The Hub Mentality: Shifting From Business Transactions To Community Interaction
July 9, 2009 - By: Stephen Palmer & Carl Woolston
“It’s becoming increasingly difficult to catch the eyes of the consumer. Once you have them you have to keep them. Technology has transformed relationships between businesses and customers. Now, your job isn’t just to transact sales. Your job is to cultivate trust, build community, and ...
10 Lessons Learned in Igniting Word of Mouth Movements
July 9, 2009 - By: Brains On Fire
“It’s official: the word 'campaign' is becoming more and more scarce as it relates to the new world of marketing. And rightly so. People want to be engaged with a company, organization or cause beyond a short-term gimmick. So we’re starting to see the emergence of the term 'movement,' which makes a lot more sense.

Let’s compare the two."

Cracking the Genetic Code: A New Way Forward For Corporations
July 8, 2009 - By: Anne McCrossan
“Synapses are natural, visceral, reactions connecting the soft organs of the body to the central nervous system. They can be trusted to be “on the money,” and most corporate bodies—human or otherwise—are lost without them. Not being in tune with one’s own ecosystem leads to unrewarded, misplaced effort and operat ...



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