Archive for February, 2011

Mark Schaefer observed that the best blogs are dominated by the tech sector so they were all excluded. While corporate blogging has evolved, there is a chasm between the adoption of blogs at large companies. 

He scoured the web looking for examples of best company blogs in the world and here they are (alphabetically):

  1. Caterpillar
  2. Fiskars
  3. General Electric
  4. Manpower
  5. Marriott
  6. Patagonia
  7. Southwest Airlines
  8. Starbucks
  9. Wegman’s
  10. Whole Foods Market

It’s an interesting analysis, do read it in it’s entirety at  http://www.businessesgrow.com/2011/01/05/the-10-best-corporate-blogs-in-the-world/ where he highlights the intended goal of the blog. Do you have your own list? If so, do share!


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Grand Central - Waiting for #6 (Image by Anwer Qureishi)


Here are the five leadership traits Steve Tobak describes in his blog post “Growing Up on the Streets of the Big Apple” on BNET:

  1. Personality
  2. Street Smarts
  3. Instincts about People
  4. Openness
  5. Acceptance of Diversity

I encourage you to read the entire blog  http://ht.ly/3OtYv to learn why he thinks so….

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“Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean

Pacino on Success in “Any Given Sunday”   Success is achieved inch by inch, yard by yard, just 10 yards at a time – either in football or in life – just focus on the inches – and keep moving in the direction of your dreams.

“Ignite your Soul!”

 “Be Great, Powerful Beyond Measure” – Best Inspirational Video Ever

Stay Young…Stay Foolish!

Steve Jobs Stanford University Commencement Address (2005)


“Overcoming Adversity”

40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 Minutes

Extraordinary Life

The Secret to You…a gift from the secret scrolls

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If you haven’t seen this, you ought to because you owe it to yourself………….

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