John Boitnott

John Boitnott

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Journalist, Digital Media Consultant and Investor
John Boitnott is a longtime digital media consultant and journalist living in San Francisco. He's written for Venturebeat, USA Today and FastCompany.

More From John Boitnott

Cognitive bias

3 Ways Your Brain Can Trick You Into Making Bad Decisions

Cognitive bias is an insidious threat to the rational decision-making you probably think you're engaged in.
Career Advice

5 Pieces of Career-Changing Advice From Navy Fighter Pilots

There's no room for error when you're landing a $70 million fighter on the bobbing deck of an aircraft carrier.
Analytics

Every Self-Respecting Professional Should Know These 4 Business-Critical Calculations

Passion and mindset are important but never more important than cold, hard numbers.
Career Growth

Looking for a Tech Job? Then Learn How to Recognize Early Stage Unicorns

Every startup is looking for talent but the smart talent isn't going to work for a startup with no future.
Life Lessons

6 Life Lessons the World's Most Successful Business People Have Learned That You Still Don't Get

If you want to make it you need to start by changing your mindset.
Career Growth

Unhappy at Work? Answer These 7 Questions to Determine Your Next Move

Unhappiness at work is a personal and professional growth opportunity.
Career Growth

How Learning to 'Manage Sideways' Can Totally Transform Your Career

Exchanging constructive feedback with your peers benefits everyone.
Imposter Syndrome

How to Once and for All Rid Yourself of Career-Imposter Syndrome at Work

The solution to imposter syndrome for competent people is to get in touch with reality.
Ready for Anything

Here's What Jeff Bezos Prefers to Work-Life Balance and Why You Should Live By It

Work-life balance naively suggests working and non-working hours should be evenly apportioned.
Side Hustle

4 Reality-Based Alternatives to 4 Get-Rich-Quick Schemes Entrepreneurs Keep Hearing About

Getting rich is not really that hard, unless you're in a hurry.
Business Ideas

How to Know When That Business Idea Is Good Enough to Pursue

Is your brilliant idea a gold mine or a guaranteed flop?
Ready for Anything

Why Live Events Are Rocket Fuel for Business Growth

The power of face-to-face marketing can't be supplanted by digital tricks and tactics.
Success Stories

6 Extraordinary Women Who Rose to the Pinnacle of Their Professions

Celebrate these women for overcoming the odds but never quit demanding a level playing field.
Leadership

These 4 Old-School Leadership Principles Still Ring True Today

Technology changes a lot very fast. People, not so much.
Ready for Anything

You'll be More Productive When You Stop Believing These 9 Productivity Myths

There is no shortcut, so just work through that list you should have.
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