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John Boitnott

John Boitnott

VIP Contributor / 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.

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Because everybody is addicted to their smartphone, nobody individually feels like an addict.
Personal Branding

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If you think the staff meeting is your big chance to point out your superior work, you're wrong.
Office Culture

How to Deal With a Boss Who Judges You By the Company You Keep

Nobody can tell you who to be friends with but they are certain to have their opinions about it.
Tony Robbins

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A good mentor is like a gym membership. You only get the benefit if you show up and do the work.
online learning

Are Free Online Courses Worth the Time and Effort?

The high cost of college is intimidating, but for many the cost of online courses is suspiciously cheap.
Growth Strategies

10 Ways You Should Invest Your Company's First Profits

When the company finally starts making money, invest it so that it keeps making money.
Careers

How to Tell Your Boss 'No' When Asked to Run a Personal Errand

If the boss thinks you're there to coordinate with the dog walker, you need to figure out for yourself why you're there.
Information Technology

One Way to Reduce Inconvenience and Cost of Managing IT

'Hyperconvergence' is transforming IT storage. Here's how you can start making the switch.
Artificial Intelligence

How Self-Learning Software Is Already a Huge Part of Your Life

Artificial intelligence has been a thing of the future for so long that we can easily overlook how important it is now.
Freemium

7 Tips for Successfully Introducing Freemium Business Software

Making a profit on a new software business solution requires successfully giving away the basic version.
CES 2017

Plan to Get the Most Out of CES

Without a plan you risk CES being a blur of cool tech and missed opportunities to meet the people you need to know.
Virtual Reality

How Virtual Reality Will Change Storytelling and Marketing in the Next Decade

Consumers will grow accustomed to immersive brand experiences, requiring businesses to create campaigns that are more interactive.
Wearable Tech

4 Industries Wearable Tech Is Already Changing Forever

Wearables are an example of technology that won't replace human workers, just make them vastly more effective at their jobs.
Social Media

7 Things Teenagers Can Teach You About Social Media Success

A good way to decipher social media is to learn from young people for whom it is no mystery at all.
Professional improvement

8 Free Training Tools That Will Help You Excel at Your Job

Not every employer will pay for training to get you ahead but they all notice when you're falling behind.