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Here's an interesting presentation on what is supposedly going to be hot in 2011. JWT: 100 Things to Watch in 2011View more presentations from JWTIntelligence.
Sadly, my hometown of Seattle made the list of worst markets.
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facebookguests on livestream.com. Broadcast Live Free I really enjoyed watching (online) as President Bush spoke at Facebook the other day to promote his new book. Regardless of what you think of his presidency, you have to admire his embrace of technology and social media.
As anyone who has ever worked with me knows (and much to their dismay), I'm a grammatical grinch. I'm the guy who replies to a 2000 word email with a snarky note about the typo in the 17th paragraph. Everyone hates that guy -- even I. But that's just the way I am. Blame my dad. Specifically, I fi...
Zillow Chief Economist Dr Stan Humphries gave a keynote last week to executives and dozens of homebuilders hosted by our friends at John L Scott. Here is his presentation on the Seattle Real Estate. SeattleOutlook_Oct2010
Zillow CEO Discusses Evolving Real Estate Market | RISMedia
Our taste in Halloween costumes. (Snoop and Spencer.)
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This is an interesting paper which explains how weaker companies (or sports teams, or armies) should act when presented with an underdog situation. The bottom line: mix it up. Throw a lot of curveballs. Increase the complexity of the situation, and you might get lucky. The examples of the insurge...