The remarkable story of Starling Bank, a new generation of bank founded by Anne Boden (MDE267)

Anne Boden is the founder and CEO of Starling Bank, a brand new online bank in the UK, that she started in 2014 and got licensed in 2016. Anne who comes with a heavyweight executive experience in the banking world (ex-COO … Continue reading

How Best To Handle Those Linkedin Connection Requests?

I have written about handling Linkedin connection requests in the past, but there continues to be a thorny, never-ending stream of invitations in my Linkedin inbox. I’m sure that you, like me, get connection requests that leave you scratching your … Continue reading

How To Build A Great LinkedIn Network And Why Reducing Your LinkedIn Network May Be Key

I have to guess that, since you’re reading this post, you’re on LinkedIn? I also imagine that, like me, you wonder how worthwhile your LinkedIn network actually is? Maybe you have garnered a rather large network and you battle with the quandary of … Continue reading

The WIFI User Experience – An Easy Way To Start Improving Your Customer’s Journey

I think you’d agree that access to the Internet has become second nature these days. When you check in at the hotel, receptionists know to indicate the wifi login even before telling where the gym or lifts are located or when breakfast … Continue reading

The Craft of Storytelling – Practice Makes Perfect, But It Can Also Drive Your Closest Allies Nuts

What makes for a great storyteller? I have to believe it’s an alchemy between talent, content and practice. Like a musician doing repeated scales and arpeggios, it is true that for those who live in close proximity, the practice can also … Continue reading

Caroline Avakian, founder of SourceRise, connecting journalists and NGOs (MDE152)

Minter Dialogue Episode #152 This interview is with Caroline Avakian, founder and CEO of SourceRise, a news media startup connecting journalists and NGOs. Caroline, an Emmy-nominated TV correspondent, is a social entrepreneur, forging a new path for foreign and crisis … Continue reading

Google Social Search Results still in Beta – The quality of your network counts

If you haven’t seen social search in action, you might want to check this out.  Perhaps, you are like most of us who only look at the first 3 results at the top of the Google search results.  However, if … Continue reading Continue reading