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  1. Wasatch Defense Attorneys
    Call now to set up a free consultation with an attorney to discuss your #Manslaughter case!
    Wasatch Defense Attorneys
  2. Roxana Paunescu

    Roxana Paunescu

    And there is more!
    Roxana Paunescu
    10 Lessons You Weren't Taught In Law School
    lawyerist.com It is often said law schools fail to prepare students for the actual practice of law. Yes, law school does a good job at training you to “think like a...
  3. Michael Pilko

    Michael Pilko

    If you are in one of these 6 business types and not utilizing proper digital marketing, your competition is, and will take all new traffic and revenue from you.
    Michael Pilko
    6 business types that reap the most reward from local SEO
    snip.ly Does your business serve a local market? Columnist Pratik Dholakiya shares tips for six business types that can really benefit from local search engine...
  4. Roxana Paunescu

    Roxana Paunescu

    A good precedent for future cases
    Roxana Paunescu
    Romania wins a trial against European Commission – Start Lawyers
  5. ProducerMichael Pilko

    Michael Pilko

    How Much Should SEO Really Cost?
    How Much Should SEO Really Cost?Many of my clients wonder what does SEO cost on average per month, how much does it cost me to do, why is it so expensive, etc.  And every time I answer this question,  I have always wanted to pull out a cardboard sign to emphasize why SEO is...


    Pat 🐝 Bagano
    15/02/2017 #2 Pat 🐝 Bagano
    Thank you For writing this! I must send this as an email to someone who thinks I should be charging less based on my location and nationality! LOL. I understand many people market "SEO" but have poor understanding on what we really do! Again, thank you Michael.
  6. Lisa Baker

    Lisa Baker

    Lisa Baker
    As Ministry of Justice hails success of Tribunal Fees, Law Society Gazette cries 'Spin'! - HR News
    hrnews.co.uk The long awaited Government review into tribunal fees was published yesterday, claiming that 'the introduction of tribunal fees has dramatically changed...
  7. ProducerKatyan Roach

    Katyan Roach

    How to get noticed by influencers on Twitter, in 3 easy steps!
    How to get noticed by influencers on Twitter, in 3 easy steps!Twitter is a melting pot! It’s the one place where you have the opportunity to speak directly to the people and brands you admire but how do you get noticed in this fast paced sea of content and tweets that seem to fly by at lightening speed?Just in...


    Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    01/02/2017 #10 Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    #9 It's a pleasure @Katyan Roach! Your articles are well written and v. informative.
    Katyan Roach
    01/02/2017 #9 Katyan Roach
    #6 Thanks @Claire 🐝 Cardwell Please know how much I truly appreciate all of your support!
    Katyan Roach
    01/02/2017 #8 Katyan Roach
    #7 Thanks @Tessa Boudreaux, I missed those.
    Tessa Boudreaux
    01/02/2017 #7 Tessa Boudreaux
    "You might say, we'll everyone is..." change this to 'well'. Also, you use "too" when referencing affording to support the influencer (buy their book, etc). This should be 'to'.
    Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    01/02/2017 #6 Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    Great advice @Katyan Roach! Have shared across my networks. Have a great day!
    Brian McKenzie
    01/02/2017 #5 Brian McKenzie
    @Katyan Roach great tips - I will put them to use post-haste
    I don't know that being authentic and 'real' is a recipe for me. After the election - my 'truthy' conservative channel that I run took a massive hit in followship - but the liberal one I own has escalated the more fakery and blather I pour into it. And for all the hype about more characters I still seem to be stuck at 144. PS - adding a pic, meme, infographic or vid is proven to get more shares and attention.
    David B. Grinberg
    01/02/2017 #4 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks for these awesome tips, Katyan, which are very helpful indeed. One more tip I would add is try interviewing and quoting selected influencers in your blog posts. They are likely to notice their name and retweet it and/or share on other social platforms. And even if they don't share your post, they will be grateful to you for the free publicity.
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    01/02/2017 #3 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    Great Buzz. I agree with your #1 the most. When you help others, then will want to help you back. It is a law of the universe.
    Katyan Roach
    31/01/2017 #2 Katyan Roach
    #1 Glad you liked it @Stefan Musat ;-)
    Stefan Musat
    31/01/2017 #1 Stefan Musat
    I can't think of something else. Your steps (or should I say tips :) ) are great! If more of the twitter users will use them not only they'll get noticed but the entire platform will be a better place.
  8. Stefan Musat

    Stefan Musat

    Nice tips for blogging
    Stefan Musat
    How To Never Run Out Of Blog Post Ideas Again
    www.business2community.com My biggest fear is that I will run out of blog post idea. We all have fears. Right? Tell me I am not alone. Ok yes, I have other fears such as “worms” but we won’t get into that....
  9. Stefan Musat

    Stefan Musat

    „But whatever you do, know that time is a gift and to do nothing with it is to throw away the biggest opportunity you have in your possession.”
    Stefan Musat
    As Much As You Need to Be Available, You Also Need to Protect Your Time
  10. ProducerKatyan Roach

    Katyan Roach

    What to do when you feel like giving up.
    What to do when you feel like giving up.When I started my Social Media business, I had big ideas of where I saw my business going. I buried myself in blogs, social media groups and tried to learn as much as I could about my chosen field. I ate, drank and slept Social Media!I was lucky...


    Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    31/01/2017 #16 Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    #15 Thanks so much dear @Katyan Roach!! Count on it! And please count on me as well if I can help you in any way, or if you need a voice over for whatever action. Best from Madrid! 💖
    Katyan Roach
    31/01/2017 #15 Katyan Roach
    #12 Hi
    @Mamen 🐝 Delgado, PLEASE feel free to reach out to me anytime you're in need of a bit of encouragement or if you just need to bounce an idea. I'd love to connect!
    rajni singh
    29/01/2017 #14 rajni singh
    It's easier to compare myself with others and envy on their success, then to compare with myself. Simply Love it - "Your only competition is you! Your only goal should be your desire to be doing better today, than you were doing yesterday". Thanks for sharing awesome tips!
    Muhammad Ali
    29/01/2017 #13 Muhammad Ali
    great to know
    Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    29/01/2017 #12 Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    My dear @Katyan Roach, I simply love your article and feel so identify with all your words... Your message comes to me in a very special moment, and I'll keep it as a treasure because in fact I sometimes don't exactly feel like giving up, but don't know either where I'm going to.
    Anyway I keep on swimming, keep on swimming, because that is what I have to do but feel a bit lost in the immensity of the internet ocean.
    Thanks so much for putting words to my feelings and give us your experience, such a gift.
    #LoveYourEnergy #IamsoHappy 💫
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    29/01/2017 #11 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    Great Buzz. Sometimes at points when I fell like I wanted to give up it was because it felt I hit rock bottom. Yet, the great thing about hitting rock bottom is there is only one direction now, UP.
    I find your last point most important to me. Find someone who overcame similar obstacles.
    Mohammed Sultan
    29/01/2017 #9 Mohammed Sultan
    When you feel like giving up,just try one more time.Before you reach a premature end to your journey and before seeking any new challenges with new risks you should first protect your plateau,then try once more.
    Sandra 🐝 Smith
    29/01/2017 #8 Sandra 🐝 Smith
    Great piece Katyan. What most social gurus won't tell you is they spent thousands and still spend thousands on a website and original content. This enabled them to grow a following and a reputation. As you quickly found out, tweeting and creating landing pages isn't enough.
    Stefan Musat
    29/01/2017 #7 Stefan Musat
    Thumbs up for the honest approach!!!
    Katyan Roach
    29/01/2017 #6 Katyan Roach
    #3 @Claire 🐝 Cardwell glad to be able to offer some insight and thanks for all your support! #hugs
    Katyan Roach
    29/01/2017 #5 Katyan Roach
    #4 Thanks for the feedback @Aleta Curry ;-) I truly do appreciate the kind words and support!
    Aleta Curry
    29/01/2017 #4 Aleta Curry
    I'm not a hashtag person, but if I were this article would be #howrelatable!

    Love your article, @Katyan - pity you didn't know me way back when - I could probably have saved you some angst, but it sounds like Michael gave you much of what you needed. Your attitude is so grounded, yet exuberant at the same time - I'm sure you'll make a go of it.
    Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    29/01/2017 #3 Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    @Katyan Roach - yet another great article with fantastic tips and advice! I wish I had known all of this when I started marketing my business on social media a few years back!
    Katyan Roach
    29/01/2017 #2 Katyan Roach
    #1 Good one, Devesh :-)
    Devesh Bhatt
    29/01/2017 #1 Devesh Bhatt
    I give up :)
    But then I also have a feeling that I must not give up :)
  11. Roxana Paunescu

    Roxana Paunescu

    Do you have any ideas for updating and modernizing the ICSID Rules and Regulations?
    Roxana Paunescu
    ICSID News Release
  12. ProducerAri Kopoulos

    Ari Kopoulos

    Finding your 'Aha'​ moment through Tactical Serendipity
    Finding your 'Aha'​ moment through Tactical SerendipityThere’s high probability that the 28th January will likely pass rather quietly for most of the planet with little notice of it being Serendipity Day, arguably the most significant day in the History of Man. Though serendipitous events have...


    Ari Kopoulos
    31/01/2017 #23 Ari Kopoulos
    #22 Peripatic in learning context is also rather cool ;)
    Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    30/01/2017 #22 Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    @Ari Kopoulos - Serendipity is my favourite word! You've introduced me to a new one Qualia - "Qualia lives in the subconscious, which is hard-wired to the consciousness of the universe, the source and incubator of all we know and all that can be known." Really enjoyed your article - looking forward to the next one!
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    29/01/2017 #21 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #9 Like any interesting word we should look up the antonym
    http://www.wordhippo.com/what-is/the-opposite-of/denial.html View more
    #9 Like any interesting word we should look up the antonym
    OK, hmmmmm...."denial" in this case sounds infinitely so much better. Close
    Mohammed Sultan
    29/01/2017 #20 Mohammed Sultan
    When zemblanity is repeated it becomes a habit of seredipitous! see this link on Sunday Times www.sundaytimes.Ik/090726/plus/sundaytimesplus_24.html
    Ari Kopoulos
    29/01/2017 #19 Ari Kopoulos
    #17 aka..zemblanity !
    Mohammed Sultan
    29/01/2017 #18 Mohammed Sultan
    Serendipity can cause a healthful pleasures and absorb some of our difficult times,but one can't always count on it all the time.People who count on serendipity of treating diseases sea the side effect of the medicine as beneficial,this's why many pharma insist on including detailed side effects of their medicine ,like antibiotics .Some medical products although targeted to cure particular diseases ,by chance or later by research,they discover that the medicine can be used as an alternative therapy alone or associated to another therapy to treat a different disease.The story of the research on Viagra is a well known example of serendipity which absorbed the difficult times of the producer, filled them with healthful pleasures and their pockets with $ billions.By the way,the product concept testing was initially targeted to cure patients who suffer from respiratory problems!!!
    Tomas Edison quoted "To invent you need a good imagination and a pile of luck."Thank you for sharing a great post @Ari Kopoulos.
    Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    29/01/2017 #17 Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    #14 Hopefully, or serendipity would be a tragedy, hahaha
    Ari Kopoulos
    29/01/2017 #16 Ari Kopoulos
    #4 Thank you Ali...humbled by your words. Glad it resonates!
    Ari Kopoulos
    29/01/2017 #15 Ari Kopoulos
    #3 Thanks for the kind words Gert..an interesting sequence of events appears to have been initiated by your share...outcome definitely serendipitous!
    Ari Kopoulos
    29/01/2017 #14 Ari Kopoulos
    #1 Thank you Julio.. I trust when harpooning we are on the same side of the fish!
    Ari Kopoulos
    29/01/2017 #12 Ari Kopoulos
    #2 Cheers Stefan...glad it resonates!!
    Ari Kopoulos
    29/01/2017 #10 Ari Kopoulos
    #6 Cheers David. Thanks for the share & yes, a great film!
    Ari Kopoulos
    29/01/2017 #9 Ari Kopoulos
    #7 #7 I think 'denial' was an influencing factor in the crafting of this serendipitous post ;)
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    29/01/2017 #7 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #3 Gert [ @Gert Scholtz ] Serendipity? I write "Falling into Things" today -

    You comment on my post at LinkedIn. 4 hours ago you commented on Ari's blog. As you commented on his blog, Ari's post pops up on my notifications. Is this serendipity? This is a form of serendipity which is actually synchronicity.

    Now let me demonstrate actual serendipity. Ari declares 28th Jan 2017 Serendipity Day and links it to Sir Horatio Horace Walpole and the date 28th Jan 1754. Yet there is an actual Serendipity Day that was created by M.Kay which is 18th August. I don't know why she chose 18th Aug when 28th Jan would be a far more fitting day - but the most likely explanation is that she was defining the day for her own brand. Along comes Ari and at first I thought he had the date wrong - but Ari got the date right, what was random was the author who chose 18th Aug. Now was M.Kay's actions calculated or serendipitous?

    This buzz is serendipitous for me not because I wrote "Falling Into Things" LinkedIn but I found another example of how personal brand co-opts discoveries as intellectual property, though the actual history is forgotten, until that is a guy like Ari researches it.

    So synchronicity was in play today because of the sequence of parallel events but so was serendipity - I inadvertently found more evidence that has had me focused on the superficiality of M.Kay declaring a "Serendipity Day" on Aug 18th without knowing when serendipity actually came into being and this was due to economic necessities of personal brand driven behaviour. Go figure.
    David B. Grinberg
    28/01/2017 #6 David B. Grinberg
    Thank you, Ari, for this exemplary and enlightening read. I really learned a lot about serendipity. As you may know, there's also a Hollywood feature film of the same name which is pretty good https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ePU2Ux9JIMM
    Ali Anani
    28/01/2017 #5 Ali Anani
    I want to thank @Gert Scholtz for bringing my attention to this super buzz. Thank you Gert
    Ali Anani
    28/01/2017 #4 Ali Anani
    @Ari Kopoulos- this is a wonderful buzz and the most comprehensive one that I read on serendipity. The image, the stories, the classification and everything in this buzz is pleasure to read. A big salute to you. Sharing
    Gert Scholtz
    28/01/2017 #3 Gert Scholtz
    @Ari Kopoulos I came upon your article via pure serendipity while looking at the producer articles of the day :) A very thorough discussion and great read Ari.
    Stefan Musat
    28/01/2017 #2 Stefan Musat
    What an amazing article! Thank you for posting it! Is one of the best way of explaining serendipity I've ever read.
    Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    28/01/2017 #1 Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    Good morning, @Ari Kopoulos I liked your article, since I wrote https://www.bebee.com/producer/@julio-angel-lopez-lopez/bebee-serendipia-bebee-serendipity Science brings probability and statistics as a solution.
    That is, even if you and I meet in 5 years on a lost Pacific island, we arrive at one end of the beach and we both harpoon the same fish, it would be possible.
    Rare but possible.
  13. Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Oh, to be uber rich!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    The lure of New Zealand for jaded Americans - BBC News
    www.bbc.com Why New Zealand has become an attractive place for wealthy Americans looking for a distant...


    Stefan Musat
    28/01/2017 #12 Stefan Musat
    "New Zealand recently overtook Singapore as the best place to do business, according to the World Bank. Transparency International ranks it as the world's least corrupt country, and the 2016 Global Peace Index said it was the fourth safest behind Iceland, Denmark and Austria." - well, this is good news!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    28/01/2017 #11 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #10 Oh man, the weather sucks?! Ok, forget it, we have enough crappy weather where I live now!
    Paul Walters
    28/01/2017 #10 Paul Walters
    @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher having lived in NZ for three years ( they even gave me a passport) I can atest that you dont need to be uber rich to live there. Its a stunning country s enic wise, the people are fabulous but in all honesty the weather sucks!!
    Devesh Bhatt
    28/01/2017 #9 Devesh Bhatt
    #7 India has unparallel beauty, but the lack of conservation is the key issue here.
    I think if you visit NZ later, even then it would be conserved to a great degree..

    Here, the clock is ticking
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    28/01/2017 #8 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #6 niece, not nieces.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    28/01/2017 #7 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #6 I think that's one of the things my nieces loved about NZ, conservation.
    Devesh Bhatt
    28/01/2017 #6 Devesh Bhatt
    #5 3 years. He says the country is very responsible when it comes to Nature.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    28/01/2017 #5 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #2 How long has your brother been in NZ @Devesh Bhatt? I don't think I will be going anytime soon but I do tend to dream a lot late at night when I can't sleep ;-)
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    28/01/2017 #4 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #1 Agree @Chas ✌️ Wyatt. My niece lived there for 3 yrs and loved it. She met so many good friends, lived a fairly calm lifestyle and shared many beautiful photos with us. I've also seen photos of the Earthquakes which are quite frequent in certain areas there? Still a beautiful country So many beautiful countries, Hope man doesn't ruin our entire world.
    Devesh Bhatt
    27/01/2017 #3 Devesh Bhatt
    #1 true, it is part of the ring of fire, still Western shores of northern island are relatively safer.
    Devesh Bhatt
    27/01/2017 #2 Devesh Bhatt
    My brother is in New Zealand.
    If you visit. Do tell.

    It's a beautiful country, beautiful life.
    Chas ✌️ Wyatt
    27/01/2017 #1 Chas ✌️ Wyatt
    @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher, you don't have to be rich to move there, although their immigration laws are now tougher. It was a dream of mine since high school and although I had several chances just to go there, I never acted on them. I have a friend that lives there just outside of Auckland on a farm that has dual citizenship between NZ and the U.S. I have read some journals from people that made the move and have found that "Utopia" can be delusional. A couple of earthquakes can shake-up a dream. Sometimes dreams change.
  14. ProducerRoxana Paunescu

    Roxana Paunescu

    What a recruiter wants?
    What a recruiter wants?In the legal field the process of recruitment is different from other domains. At least in my country.First, because lawyers doesn't usually work under an employment contract, they conclude a collaboration contract with the law firm. This means...


    Roxana Paunescu
    28/01/2017 #2 Roxana Paunescu
    #1 yes, Bill, it is interesting even for me :)
  15. ProducerAurorasa Sima

    Aurorasa Sima

    Symptoms of Depression
    Symptoms of DepressionIt is now 20 years ago that Steve jumped from the rooftop of the office building in Frankfurt, Germany.My colleague AND friend, Steve (Dr. Steve R.), was an extraordinarily good Management Consultant. Even though he did not speak German, his...


    Aurorasa Sima
    27/01/2017 #20 Aurorasa Sima
    #16 I can relate to how you felt. Sorry to hear you went through this.

    Back then I read a book written by the mother of Nancy (Nancy & Sid Vicious - a pretty crazy punk couple and in the end Sid killed Nancy).

    One would have thought she would be mad at Sid, call murder etc.

    Not at all. She explained that Nancy had a death wish since birth and made him kill her. Her theory was that at birth the umbilical cord was wrapped around Nancy´s neck, leaving the brain a few seconds without oxygen.

    I am not saying I believe the theory (I don´t know ... could probably be), but it made me think that we are not responsible if someone is missing the very essence of life, the wish to be alive.

    It would be different if we know someone is being stalked or bullied and we don´t help them.
    Aurorasa Sima
    27/01/2017 #19 Aurorasa Sima
    #15 Thank you very much, Paul. You are a very welcome guest on my buzzes and acknowledgment from the mouth of such a gifted writer is like a warm ray of sunshine.
    Aurorasa Sima
    27/01/2017 #18 Aurorasa Sima
    #14 Yes, it´s terribly high. Might be even harder to detect in people who are in the process of maturing and change all the time anyway.

    Thank you for reading and taking the time to comment.
    Aurorasa Sima
    27/01/2017 #17 Aurorasa Sima
    #13 I knew that doctors, who are under a lot of stress, often use drugs or are alcoholics.

    Personally, I don´t believe in psychiatry very much, at least not the way it is often practiced. I believe in neuroscience. Psychology is a very judgemental craft and I am not sure that that does not cloud your vision. But, again, personal opinion.

    The higher suicide rate does not surprise me. For one, your job choice says a lot about you and secondly being exposed to death and disease all day long, forced to act as a profit center must be challenging beyond my imagination.
    Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    27/01/2017 #16 Claire 🐝 Cardwell
    @Aurorasa Sima - v. perceptive article as always. I had a friend that committed suicide several years ago. He was quiet for a long time and then suddenly seemed to burst back into life. That last weekend we spent with him was amazing. He even made plans to meet up the following week. I felt guilty for a long time for missing the signs.....
    Paul Walters
    27/01/2017 #15 Paul Walters
    @Aurorasa Sima Another fine piece...thank you
    Froilán Pérez
    26/01/2017 #14 Froilán Pérez
    I love that you write about such key issues, @Aurorasa Sima.

    I was not aware that numbers where so high among teenagers.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    26/01/2017 #13 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Depression is such a huge monster with an unpredictable wingspan that even the medical fraternity are struggling to understand it, other than find means of alleviating moods through drugs, which themselves can worsen the situation. Both Robin Williams and David Foster Wallace took drugs which at times elevated rather than alleviated their depression.

    The most curious finding for me is that physicians have a higher rate of suicide than the general population and doctors with depression is not something we think about, and so it is humbling to read this New York Times account :

    Medical Student Distress and the Risk of Doctor Suicide
    Aurorasa Sima
    26/01/2017 #12 Aurorasa Sima
    #10 It´s not easy in these times where everyone runs after deadlines and nobody has time to look close at others. Now I understand that the happiness of his last weeks meant that Steve made the decision to go. It might be possible to realize someone can use support when he has more than one symptom. One alone .. I don´t think you can tell. Thanks for reading, Pascal. I should have expected you on my darkest post yet.
    Aurorasa Sima
    26/01/2017 #11 Aurorasa Sima
    #5 Well ... it´s a billion dollar industry. At least in the US and Germany, the countries I lived in, many people don´t get paid for healthy people.

    I am convinced that, with the exception of acute suicide danger, the pills and psycho-pharma do more harm than good. Enough research backs this thesis up. I am also convinced that many doctors and psychiatrist know this.

    I believe that you are very correct. It´s a disease (or disorder) so many people don´t understand. Depressed people don´t have runny noses or a sour throat. Nothing we can relate to or we have experienced before. "Cheer up" "get your act together". How could they not feel alienated ... especially when they don´t even understand themselves.
    Pascal Derrien
    26/01/2017 #10 Pascal Derrien
    those events are always disturbing and you have provided practical pointers to hopefully avoid some... blindspots are to easy to identify :-(
    Aurorasa Sima
    26/01/2017 #9 Aurorasa Sima
    #4 It´s mind boggling that not even a person who addressed and analyzed his demon could overcome it. Thank you for sharing the link to the article.
    I´m sorry for this writer.
    Aurorasa Sima
    26/01/2017 #8 Aurorasa Sima
    #2 Looking back with what I know now, I understand that the happiness of Steve in his last weeks was because he has made a decision. I think crying, talking, screaming ... they´re all signs of hope.

    If you loose hope you stop crying and screaming.
    Aurorasa Sima
    26/01/2017 #7 Aurorasa Sima
    #2 Like my comment #1. I can only try to imagine how someone must feel to come to the conclusion the world is better off without him. I don´t think you can truly understand it if you are lucky and have never suffered from depression.

    Thank you for sharing that, Lisa. It must have been a horrible feeling. I understand that you felt guilty, even if it is not our fault. Just like we cannot detect if someone has a cirrhotic kidney.

    It´s probably true that we should take more time to look out for other people, especially our friends. I hope my post did not bring up too painful memories, Lisa.
    Aurorasa Sima
    26/01/2017 #6 Aurorasa Sima
    #1 You are perfectly right. Thank you for your comment. As a protective measure of our brain, we are not able to imagine all terrible things. We can listen to someone who tells us how he nearly died in a fire. We can imagine it was scary. We cannot understand the feeling. We can explain the concept of colors to a blind person. He will not understand what seeing colors is like.

    We can´t understand how a depressed person feels and how the fight and resilience your rightfully recommend in your comment get washed away by the disease.
    Devesh Bhatt
    26/01/2017 #5 Devesh Bhatt
    The catch is how do we deduce the symptoms.

    I have personally experienced people being driven to depression because society /doctors/family were persistent that the person is depressed, slowly self doubt creeped in and the person actually became depressed.

    Depressed people do depressing things.

    Often by misquoting the trigger of depression, people get depressed that no one understands them, hence they are a misfit.

    Why do people mask depression? They supress and supress and when they finally let the load out it is spontaneous and may seem incoherebt. They do try revealing it makes it worse for them.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    26/01/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    David Foster Wallace wrote a piece called The Depressed Person. David Foster Wallace was a genius of a writer, hailed as one of the 20th Century's greatest American writers. David Foster Wallace had serious depression. David Foster Wallace took his own life - unable to bear the depth of his depression.

    This is a poignant buzz, not simply because even a great thinker can succumb but a little more awareness is good for all of us. http://harpers.org/wp-content/uploads/HarpersMagazine-1998-01-0059425.pdf
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    26/01/2017 #2 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Thanks for posting this @Aurorasa Sima, depression leading to suicidal thoughts or suicide is very real. I'm not sure when the mind crosses from 'People would be better off without me, to- I'm OK with this, I am doing everyone a favor and relieving the pain I can't escape." I had a friend who committed suicide over 10 years ago, I didn't see the signs until after he was gone either. He sent me an email 15 mins before he took his life. It left me with a lot of guilt.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    26/01/2017 #1 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Never accept defeat with hardships and agony in life . Accepting defeat is like embracing depression.

    Let come what comes. You have to shun depression, at critical and tough times. Yes, you have to be realistic and courageous, with unfaltering determination and passion. Getting distracted by deviations is vain.

    Be simple, possess excellent character, and at the same time, harbor a strong will power coupled with patience, and at times, be far-sighted with your vision, actions and expectations. Aha…you will be an influential person!
  16. Stefan Musat

    Stefan Musat

    Apparently, the EU must pass some tests in the future and nationalism and populism surely won't help.
    Stefan Musat
    The Eurozone Faces Tough Questions |
  17. Aurorasa Sima

    Aurorasa Sima

    A good short-, medium-, and long-term plan, even better when it´s a mindset - not a strategy.

    Aurorasa Sima
    Seth's Blog: Long-term strategy: Don't be a jerk
    sethgodin.typepad.com In the moment, when you have power, no matter how momentarily, how will you choose to act? Jerk comes from the idea of pulling hard on the reins, suddenly and without care. Horses don't like it and neither, it...


    Stefan Musat
    26/01/2017 #6 Stefan Musat
    #5 Nice to met you too! :)
    Aurorasa Sima
    26/01/2017 #5 Aurorasa Sima
    #4 I loved it too. Thank you for your comment, Stefan. And ... nice to meet you (:
    Stefan Musat
    26/01/2017 #4 Stefan Musat
    Good advice from Seth Godin
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    23/01/2017 #3 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #2 Thinker does not have to mean extraordinary, because the idea of "know thyself' is not preordained or a chosen people, anyone can think either at the top of a hierarchy, or in the messy middle, or where the work is done. Sometimes the great work that is done isn't in the workplace, but in the home.

    Good people can think but apathy and ignorance can be effects of dumbing down a population. So I appreciate the thinker who makes a home as much as the great thinkers like Newton Minnow :

    Minnow in 1961 spoke about the "The Vast Wasteland"

    Newton Minnow implored his industry to take a higher road and view a bigger picture of media's responsibility to society, but the jerks who still dumb down the masses are simply producing an offspring that represents their strategy sperm. Here the media, economic, technical or political jerk produces the mass-jackass.

    A mother now has to deal with some jackass kids, but she manages to nurture them, protect them and develop them - even if she may be married to a jackass husband. Ultimately many kids grow up and become well functioning members of society, because there were millions of good mothers, even good fathers and good teachers - who were thinkers and who did their best not to produce or raise jackasses.

    Yet not even the best parenting can sometimes stop a bright kid from becoming narcissistic and who thus transform from a thinker into a jerk..
    Aurorasa Sima
    22/01/2017 #2 Aurorasa Sima
    #1 Excellent comment, as usual, dear Manjit. I´d like to add one idea: Does a non-jerk have to be thinker/leader? Or can he be anyone who does not misuse his power?

    I totally agree that - and that´s a risk of SM - meeting trolls or our inner-jerks can mess with our ability to see the big picture.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    22/01/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Excellent piece about restraint. When I look at this mindset and apply it online restraint then the immediate thing I think of is the description of the opposite of a jerk or a troll. That opposite must surely be a thinker as the antonym of jerk and a leader as the antonym of troll.

    Here is the litmus test I thought of after I read the Seth Godin piece. If we do not show restraint and either act as a jerk or the first thing that comes to our mind is to think of the jerks, then as the Bible says in Matthew 7:2 "For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and with the measure you use it will be measured to you".

    When being a jerk is absolute here we find the troll - this is no longer simply about a failure in our restraint as a thinker, but a failure in our restraint as a human being. A thinker and a leader can still deal with the harshness of life, but they make it clear that they are talking about the process and not a person. Where there is the minority that is a troll or we see the jerk within us, we are no longer focusing on what does not work, but able to discern what does - and at that point we begin to move from mindset to strategy - because strategy is execution.
  18. ProducerStefan Musat

    Stefan Musat

    The Pleading - soon to be a lost art
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  19. Roxana Paunescu

    Roxana Paunescu

    Good to know!
    Roxana Paunescu
    European Account Preservation Order (E.A.P.O.) – new procedure to facilitate cross-border debt recovery in civil and commercial matters – Start Lawyers
  20. ProducerCynthia Turcotte
    Do 404 Errors Hurt SEO? Yes - But Not The Way You Think
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    Cynthia Turcotte
    23/01/2017 #3 Cynthia Turcotte
    #2 Which was exactly the point of my article. They don't hurt you directly (e.g. an active penalty) but they hurt you indirectly via the new KPI ranking signals (bounce rate, time on site, etc...).
    Rafael García Romano
    23/01/2017 #2 Rafael García Romano
    #1 404 hurts your SEO's efforts.
    All websites has a crawl budget (according to hundreds of variables), so, if you serve 404 pages you are wasting your budget in non-relevant content.
    In adition, if you're a crawl and you land in a 404 page, probably won't have any way to continue to the next url...
    So, massive 404 pages hurts (a lot), but not in a Google penalty way.
  21. ProducerCynthia Turcotte
    5 Ways That Law Firms Are Still Dropping the Ball When It Comes to SEO
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    Cynthia Turcotte
    21/01/2017 #2 Cynthia Turcotte
    #1 Thanks for the positive comments, Lisa :)
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    21/01/2017 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Very helpful to many who are trying to promote their business via blogs/ meta data etc... Thanks for this @Cynthia Turcotte
  22. Roxana Paunescu

    Roxana Paunescu

    It's good that now LinkedIn has a competitor in beBee, this is the path to evolution :)
    Roxana Paunescu
    What LinkedIn has given me!
    www.linkedin.com 250,000 followers, wow! When LinkedIn called me back in 2012 and asked me to be an "Influencer", I was certainly skeptical. There were big names...
  23. Zack Thorn

    Zack Thorn

    The painting’s use at the inauguration also highlights a problem that opponents of the new president will face again and again: Is there method in what appears to be simply blundering cultural ignorance? Is there design in casual remarks and off-the-cuff observations that seem to be deliberately provocative? At a moment when the new president is able to lie with impunity, despite the immediate availability of documentary evidence to the contrary, focusing attention on the age-old problem of misreading a painting won’t be easy.
    Zack Thorn
    The controversy behind the painting that will hang at Trump’s inaugural luncheon
    www.washingtonpost.com An early skirmish in the new culture wars is full of...


    Zack Thorn
    14/01/2017 #4 Zack Thorn
    It does serve as another striking example. The painting seems to have been chosen only for its title rather than the actual content. Like Trump on Twitter, the sound bite rules, with little regard of the meaning or intent behind it.
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    14/01/2017 #3 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    #2 Not if the current culture in DC has anything to do with it :-)
    Zack Thorn
    14/01/2017 #2 Zack Thorn
    #1 It was long before the women's suffrage movement won them the right to vote, I believe. So of course the women were all at home and expected to keep their opinions to themselves. A tradition we are thankfully long past.
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    14/01/2017 #1 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Did you notice no women in the celebrating crowd?? They are only on the balconies and don't seem to be reveling?
  24. ProducerJuan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    beBee; the platform to create, showcase, and share your personal brand
    beBee; the platform to create, showcase, and share your personal brandPersonal branding is becoming a requirement for successPersonal branding is becoming a requirement for anyone looking to grow their business; get a better job; or take their career to the next level. In business, everybody uses social media for work...


    Paul Burge
    16/01/2017 #37 Paul Burge
    Perfectly articulated buzz about what beBee's ethos is @Juan Imaz! How we view ourselves and how others view us is the personal branding space which we occupy and the unique space that will continue to fill to help everyone build and develop their own personal brands...Success beckons!!
    Teresa Gezze
    16/01/2017 #36 Teresa Gezze
    This is a great buzz, Juan!!
    Sergio Martínez
    16/01/2017 #35 Sergio Martínez
    Juan Imaz
    15/01/2017 #34 Juan Imaz
    #33 sure! Please go ahead Jerry!
    Jerry Fletcher
    15/01/2017 #33 Jerry Fletcher
    Well done! With your permission I would like to publish it in the resources pages of www.BrandBrainTrust.com and promote it and BeBee to my Blog readers and in concert with the BrandBrainTrust Face book pages and weekly updates there. Let me know.
    Mohamed Amroussi
    15/01/2017 #32 Mohamed Amroussi
    Your brand is your face
    Michele Williams
    15/01/2017 #31 Michele Williams
    Excellent @Juan Imaz! Welcome @Renata Jakielaszek. This article is a great intro to the power of beBee for your personal brand. Glad it is among the first you have encountered here.
    Elizabeth Bailey
    15/01/2017 #30 Elizabeth Bailey
    Great explanation @Juan Imaz I particularly enjoyed the venn diagram. My question is how do we see ourselves as others see us? Shared on other platforms.
    Renata Jakielaszek
    14/01/2017 #29 Renata Jakielaszek
    I'm at the start here, but joy is in the journey. Thank you.
    Mohammed Sultan
    14/01/2017 #28 Mohammed Sultan
    It's a great idea to use beBee as a positioning platform for job seekers and for the employers who are seeking a synergy with employees passion and core interests.This idea can encourage everyone to stick around the idea of branding themselves.Branding doesn't mean presenting your core skills or core interests but instead positioning the output of both and sticking it in the hiring manager's mind.Unlike presenting your past ,positioning means telling your story from the employers point of view .Here, I understand that HR are going to treat employees as brands and therefore will be headed by Chief Employee Experience Officers! That's a great concept with good payoffs on both sides.Thank you @Juan Imaz.
    Kevin Baker
    14/01/2017 #27 Kevin Baker
    Great summation of the available venues to create social growth.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    14/01/2017 #26 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    I held my stomach when I first saw Brand You 20 years ago but I can certainly live with it today. There is room in the 21st Century for 20th Century marketing because people readily identify with it and it is a perpetuation of a belief system which one can argue voraciously for. I am a heretic when it comes to personal branding but I am also a student of what brings us to embrace image and where we can find safe harbour and refuge from a society that is very image bound and where identification is important.

    Tom Peters - Brand You [1997]

    The Church of Personal Branding has grown substantially in the last 20 years so as a positioning device it works and will continue to work over the next few years. I recognize the rise of branded properties and acknowledge the 'great brands" and also superstars who deploy branding strategies to manage their public image, but Brand You is "personal brand" for the masses.

    I neither wish to view myself as product, nor do I see value in my subscription to what can amount to a personal idolatry, At the individual level "brand you" can turn into a virulent form of group-think because it is an idea virus, and in that form it is well worth studying as a social and group phenomenon.

    At a personal level personal brand has never been a personal requirement but it is worth playing with because social ideas are playthings that are seeds for personal innovation. Personal brand is required as a form of control since we are still evolving as a human society, and as long as we remain living in a broadcast culture - this evolution will be the slow path towards renaissance.
    Virag Gulyas
    14/01/2017 #25 Virag Gulyas
    LOVE IT: "Personal branding is becoming a requirement for success" go bees!
    Juan Imaz
    14/01/2017 #24 Juan Imaz
    #21 many thanks @David B. Grinberg
    David B. Grinberg
    14/01/2017 #21 David B. Grinberg
    FYI Juan, I've tweeted and pinned to top of my Twitter page for retweeting https://twitter.com/DBGrinberg
    Okay, bees: let's swarm with RTs and build more buzz for Juan and beBee!
    Milos Djukic
    13/01/2017 #20 Anonymous
    Kudos @Juan Imaz. It's ME who aspires to become WE, effortlessly and seamlessly. In doing so, ME remains authentic and effortlessly united with WE. It is a social transformation that will change the reality and lives of all of us for the better. This is the process, but not like Kafka's process. What is important is the time. This is more like the creation of a new value by WE and not just a personal brand by itself. Future leadership is about social complexity with a growing trend of social encounters and exchanges. You are the one and we'll be back.
    debasish majumder
    13/01/2017 #19 debasish majumder
    beBee is equally great platform for me, having affinity with hives where i feel my composure. wonderful post indeed @Juan Imaz! enjoyed your lovely insight! thank you very much for such prolific share.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    13/01/2017 #18 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Ditto others comments @Juan Imaz, well laid out buzz and very helpful! Sharing.
  25. ProducerKevin Roblin

    Kevin Roblin

    7 Behaviors of Millionaire Entrepreneurs
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    Randy Keho
    12/01/2017 #2 Randy Keho
    I would add that no entrepreneur is an island. My millennial-aged partner has an amazing ability to generate revolutionary products and concepts, as well as the expertise to design, develop, and, if required, create 3-D prototypes at his kitchen table.
    However, he hasn't a clue how to introduce them to the marketplace, locate, entice, or negotiate with potential investors.
    He also has the attention span of a goldfish. Keeping him focused is a major part of my job.
    But, once he's tuned in, I get the pleasure of marketing, negotiating and selling his intriguing array of patented products.
    Thankfully, he's beginning to realize that "build it and they will come" is nothing more than a catch-phrase created in Hollywood.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    12/01/2017 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    @Kevin Roblin, great tips. I think i gave up on the idea long ago but it is possible for many who are extremely goal oriented.
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