Archives / 2017 / February

Traditional TV’s Surprising Staying Power

Traditional TV’s Surprising Staying Power

A special report in The Economist examines the extremely slow changes in television viewing habits and why, as I’ve been teaching for years, it takes media decades to really change. On-line marketers have predicted the death of direct mail, email, cold-calling, radio, television and everything else that was supposed to be completed replaced by the web. Yet, here we are with television approaching ... »

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction

Derek Thompson, senior editor of the Atlantic, is one of my favorite writers. Although I frequently disagree with his views and politics, I appreciate any writer who can make me think and Thompson does a great job. I also appreciate his broad knowledge base and thorough research on any topic he investigates. His first book, Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction, does not d... »

Employee Engagement vs. Productivity

Employee Engagement vs. Productivity

A sign on the wall of my employee break room reads, “Are you being BUSY or are you being PRODUCTIVE?” If you’ve been following me for long, the most-recent employee engagement survey by Gallup should not be surprising to you. Only 33% of U.S. employees are engaged on the job. Internationally, the number is worse: only 13% of employees are engaged at work. Two researchers in the Harvard Business Re... »

HBSE 12th Result 2018 – Arts, Commerce and Science Result

Board of Secondary Education, Himachal Pradesh has actually effectively carried out Class 12th Board Examination couple of weeks earlier. All pupils who showed up in class 12th Board Examination are asked for to frequently check out main website to keep all updates and also alert regarding Results with them. Like each year, this year also HPBOSE class 12th results 2018.  A huge number of students ... »