Month: March 2013

Atrendia Friday Video 16 – Matt Cutts: Try something new for 30 days

This TED video is a fun quickie.  Is there something you’ve always meant to do, wanted to do, but just … haven’t? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals. The trick is to decide what you’re 30-day challenge is…

Atrendia Friday Video 15 – Chip Conley: Measuring what makes life worthwhile

When the dotcom bubble burst, hotelier Chip Conley went in search of a business model based on happiness. In an old friendship with an employee and in the wisdom of a Buddhist king, he learned that success comes from what you count. In this TED video, ChiChip Conley debates not the act of measuring but…

Atrendia Friday Video 14 – Jason Fried: Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work

Last week, Yahoo!, CEO Marissa Mayer, sent out a memo (directive) intended to stifle Yahoo! employees’ ability to work from home. She effectively put an end to telecommuting for all Yahoo! employees. Interesting. In one memo, in almost silent desperation, Mayer tries to close the lid on an unstoppable movement called the future of work….