Entries by Mitch Joel from 11/2011

Can Leaderless Organizations Win?

| Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Politics

Whether it's the Arab Spring, the Tea Party movement or Occupy Wall Street, what is it about leaderless organizations that makes it all seem so strange to us? Because we expect others to lead us. Because there is no defined 'leader,' they are chastised for not having in place a more traditional (and hierarchical) structure.

Is PowerPoint Making Us Stupid?

| Posted 11.15.2011 | Canada Business

How many numbing slides have you had to endure of pie charts or ones littered with hundreds of words? PowerPoint is probably one of the last media frontiers that we need to take a serious look at, implode and re-invent.

Breaking All of Twitter's Rules

| Posted 11.29.2011 | Canada Business

Business books, blog posts, magazine articles, Tumblr feeds, newspaper articles, TV news segments and yes, even tweets, have been written about what it takes for both individuals and brands to be successful on Twitter. Allow me to sum up some of the more commonly-held recommendations for Twitter success.