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Avinash Kaushik has been shared in 138 public circles

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Alessandro Folghera60,750My #BeWizard   #SharedCircle  The protagonists of the different editions of Be-Wizard, the Italian Web Marketing Event. La mia cerchia #Bewizard  con i relatori e il pubblico di ieri e di oggi. #WebMarketing   #Rimini   If I forget somebody, please alert me.Se ho dimenticato qualcuno, avvisate. Special mention to: +Claudio Gagliardini+Rand Fishkin+John Mueller+Matteo Pelucchi+Justin Cutroni+Jeff Bullas+David Meerman Scott+Maria Pia De Marzo+Bryan Kramer+Gianluca Fiorelli+mafe de baggis+Fabio Lalli+Luca Conti+Miriam Bertoli+Domenico Palladino+Ilaria Defilippo2015-03-24 05:42:31104002
Greg Strandberg5,976If you're looking for some SEO advice, this circle has lots of people.Why add these people? You'd do that if you want to see lots of SEO-style posts in your daily feed. Some people don't like this. No problem, don't add the circle.  #seo   #seotips  2015-03-16 05:41:14262000
John Nuntiatio57,909#circle #newcircle #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small #smallcircle #photography #health2015-01-21 20:06:57330165
Mike Morgan0Useful Google+ circle for those who are interested in SEO, content marketing and other inbound stuff.Check it out.2015-01-08 03:54:50103101
Brian Harrod10,634Social Media consultants, strategists, analysts, experts on Google+ #socialmedia   #socialmediamarketing  #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle 2014-12-28 03:49:44191011
Eduard Dimitrov3,781Start of my "Google must be better place campaign". Week one: This post. People currently working for Google. 114 Google's Google+  profiles to add - people actually working for Google  company.Week 2: Shared circle two: More 100 Google employees next week.Week 3: I will show you how to work with google webspam team to aviod problems in Google Webmaster Tools - the right way, tools and tactics.Week 4: Ethics of non-natural links problems in GWT and communication with google webspam team  in Google Webmaster Tools.If you want to receive notifications from me, add me in separate circle and switch on notifications for this circle.Happy Holidays!  #worksatgoogle #googleteam #googleemployees2014-12-23 14:29:071145816
Nolan Harvey218More friend today #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #morefollowers  2014-11-05 16:59:40501138
Sinem Kobal0#sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #publicsharedcircles   #circleshare   #sharedpubliccircles    #cevreler   #cevreekle   #takipci arttır   #circlecount    #circle  2014-10-25 11:55:58472000
Oktay Deniz621#sharedcircle   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #publicsharedcircles   #circleshare   #sharedpubliccircles    #cevreler   #cevreekle   #takipci arttır   #circlecount    #circle  2014-10-20 19:35:11402002
Nicola Barozzi15,253Automotive Social Media GurusThis circle contains people who really are interesting and very active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2014-10-18 12:35:31127010
Jade Turner0#seo  #online  #marketing  #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles #weeklyreview #sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #cir2014-08-08 11:33:26501888
Jade Turner0#seo   #online   #marketing  #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles #weeklyreview #sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #c2014-08-01 15:07:07500437
Alessandro Marrella0#DigitalMarketing best influencers circleI created this circle with all the best influencers on Google+. If you are interested about Digital Marketing you should definitely follow them!If you have anyone to suggest, please comment below :)Tags: #onlinemarketing   #webmarketing   #socialmediamarketing   #smm   #inboundmarketing   #contentmarketing   #seo   #sem   #adwords   #marketing   #advertising   #circleshare   #circle  2014-07-13 16:49:28178021
Alessandro Folghera47,069Circloscope PRO Beta is out !!!Enjoy my TOPENGAGERS sharedcircle   #topengagers   #sharedcircle  To be included in my weekly share, just:1 - do +1 t the post2 - comment the post3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)#FollowBack #FB  #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou        #circlefriday   #circlethursday  #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles     #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles       #sharedpubliccircles    #circleshare    #circlesharing     #fullcircleshare #circlesunday 2014-06-19 05:23:10500423150
Dina Tika417Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment.2014-06-17 13:08:21500003
Dina Tika0Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment. 2014-06-10 05:54:12500001
Johnathan Yesson26,597Complete Circle Of Google Employee'sAdd this circle if you want to connect with the lovely people who work at our beloved Google.I have curated this circle personally and it list's ONLY Google staff.I personally LOVE Google in it's many forms and I think the people behind the scenes deserve some appreciation, so if your reading this follow these steps if you agree:1.) +1 2.) Comment3.) RE-SHARE4.) Add people***************************************************************The following people are some of my favourite G+'ers and I'd love them to re-share this circle if they would be so kind:+Christine DeGraff +Tancredi Matranga  +Vladimir Samsonov +Ludovic Moreeuw  +CircleCount +Edith Kukla +Miguel Almeida Sharing  +Michael Q Todd +Amanda Blain +Mikhail Petrovsky +Daniel Mihai Popescu  +Gorka Ortiz  +Erik Barrett  +Cristian Bianchi +Hoang Duong  +AyJay Schibig  +2014-04-16 12:59:42501215
Jean-Marc Luna36,938My buddies (432/1)of the G+ villageI am happy to share (finally) my first big circles (432/1 and 432/2) with you. It is also a way to thank you and to inform you of my consideration.You will find in these two circles all the people I follow regularly since my first steps on Google+ and which accompany me for soon two years in this beautiful adventure, bringing every day, by their sympathy, their humor, their knowledge, their generosity and their open-mindedness, a bit extra to my everyday life.I do not know everybody, I have crossed the path with some, I communicate more with some and many people became friends, thing which I did not expect by landing here.When I began, I was lucky enough to discover new interesting people, thanks to the system of circles sharing, and I hope that these both will be for you of the same utility.If you add a “plus”, maybe it will have an impact on climate change,if you share this circle, maybe Putin is going to get married with an ukrainian women in 2014,if you include me in your circles, maybe it will solve the problem of hunger in the world,Maybe ... but in fact, nothing is sure ;)A good day to all :)With a special thought for #dirktalamasca   #sharedcircles   #circles   #circlesharing  2014-03-31 15:25:36432612456
Alessandro Folghera39,965#TOPSEO #SharedCircle of #SEOTopEngagers   #SEO  To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) #SEOsharedcircle   #socialmediamarketing   #seosocial   #seo   #searchengineoptimizationcircle   #seoprohets   #seoengagers   #seomasters   #seoevangelists   #seostrategists   #googlenotprovided   #seoprofessionals   #sem #ottimizzazionemotoridiricerca   #optimizaciondelmotordebúsqueda   #searchengineoptimization   #mobilemarketing  Special thanks to:Marija Mijajlovic   +Marija MijajlovicMY CIRCLES   +MY CIRCLESEdith Kukla   +Edith KuklaRaffaele Romeo Arena   +Raffaele Romeo ArenaJasmina Brozović   +2014-03-18 05:04:03248221925
Camilla De Felice147THE BEST Circle of the DAY #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #circleshare   #circleoftheday  2014-02-27 11:15:14434181220
Moda con stile online325#Fashion #FashionCircle #FashionBrands#mostactive  people in #Fashion #Design #ShoesHi fashion people. This is an important fashion circle, with many important fashion people. If you love high heels and fashion life, you could follow your passion with reshared this circle. And also, if you want enlarge your circle fashion, just reshare this circle. And so, What are you waiting to reshare?To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - Include the circle among your circles4 - Share the circle (include yourself)5 - Life is fashion.Have a #fashionday  and increase your popularity  !!!Enjoy the heels page:https://plus.google.com/b/106553703339163410723/+Modaconstile/postsThis shared circle has fashion brands and fashion People, enjoy the circle!  And More you share more you are great.#Fashionist #TopFashionCircle  #fashioncommunity #fashionripples   #ripplescircle #circuloscompartidos   #circulocompartido   #cerchiacondivisa   #cerchiafashion #highheelsbrands   #befashion   #becool   #fashion   #fashionblogs   #fashionblogger   #fashionblogging   #fashionclothing   #fashionheels   2014-02-26 08:46:24491302
Becky Collins3,213Social Media Circle #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins 2014-02-26 06:32:15497382042
Alessandro Folghera36,373#SocialMediaMarketing #SharedCircle  Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #social      #socialmedia  #socialmediamarketing  #socialnetworking  #internetmarketing   Special #SocialMention to:Marija Mijajlovic   +Marija MijajlovicMY CIRCLES   +MY CIRCLESEdith Kukla   +Edith KuklaJasmina Brozović   +Jasmina BrozovićMilan Pavlovic   +Milan PavlovicDaniela Calabrò   +Daniela CalabròZara V   +Zara VLinda Dee   +Linda DeeRaffaele Romeo Arena   +Raffaele Romeo ArenaDubie Bacino   +2014-02-12 05:54:02491533070
Larry Chuon74I'm creating a new circle called Celebrity Credibility which will consist of movers and shakers in their industries.  This circle will focus on getting instant Celebrity Credibility in order to be the authority in your own local niche.  Please join my circle and share the news.2014-02-08 04:22:15293000
Alessandro Folghera34,330#TOPSEO #SharedCircle of #SEOTopEngagers   To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) #SEOsharedcircle   #socialmediamarketing   #seosocial   #seo   #searchengineoptimizationcircle   #seoprohets   #seoengagers   #seomasters   #seoevangelists   #seostrategists   #googlenotprovided   #seoprofessionals   #sem #ottimizzazionemotoridiricerca   #optimizaciondelmotordebúsqueda   #searchengineoptimization   #mobilemarketing  Special thanks to:Matteo Pelucchi   +Matteo PelucchiSean Patrick Si   +Sean Patrick SiAJ Kohn   +AJ KohnDan Petrovic   +Dan PetrovicPete Cashmore   +Pete CashmoreCindy Krum   2014-01-28 05:55:35429261530
Alessandro Folghera33,382#TOPSEO Tuesday #SharedCircle of #SEOTopEngagers   To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors.  Have a wonderful week increasing your #popularity   #tuesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #circlefriday   #circletuesday   #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles     2014-01-21 09:04:16409151425
Bernard Piette7,060Hi,First off big hat tip to everyone who just participated in the Great Google+ Circle debate hosted by +David Oldenburg and +Christine DeGraff . Thanks to all on both sides on the debate to help us all get more perspective on this discussion. *NOW BACK TO OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAM :-) *Announcing version 2 of the #MoversandShakers  circle!! Yippee! Again this week, I have spent much time to ensure there are only quality engagers, posters and mentors who can bring value to your Google+ experience.If you want to be included,,,,, wait for it..... Be a strong contributor and participant on the Google+ platform. That's it, that's all. Just be a great google+ netizen.You don't have to be rich, famous or pretty LOL. I built this circle and stream to help Nooglers meet new people, learn new things, hear different perspectives, encounter someone you may never have had the courage to speak to live in person. Trust me, just reach out and comment on a post of someone you appreciate, You'll be amazed how happy people are to engage with you, once you've had the courage to reach out, so like Nike says, JUST DO IT! Please see some of my favorite posts from the last week below. 1. The Great Google+ Circle Debate - By +David Oldenburg ► http://goo.gl/2fYuuR2. My Joke of the day, Who else is in the same position? - By +Anabell Hilarski ► http://goo.gl/pEhlRM3. To most of us, Google +  seems like just another social media platform.  But that misconception�c - By +Ronnie Bincer ► http://goo.gl/AWdvRw4. 11 Quick Tips to Boost Social Media Results - By +Anabell Hilarski ► http://goo.gl/hoJO4h5. Time for another +The Mia Connect Power Chat!  Each week we cover a variety of topics including the - By +Randy Hilarski ► http://goo.gl/IMeMl3=======================================================6. Just Joined Ronnie's Hangout Mastery Group - By +Craig Chamberlin ► http://goo.gl/cB1EeE7. Excited to see how +Jenn Herman is embracing Google+ and seeing how much fun and effective it can - By 2014-01-17 19:23:23493452245
Alessandro Folghera32,275#SEO Tuesday #SharedCircle of #topengagers   To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors.  Have a wonderful week increasing your #popularity   #tuesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #circlefriday   #circletuesday   #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles     #s2014-01-14 07:23:17168171625
Alessandro Folghera31,700#UnreachableSharedCircle #UnreachableList #TooTopEngagers   This is not a simple #sharedcircle, it's a #wishedlist  of people I'd like to be followed by, a list of #SEOMasters and #FashionGoddesses and #GreatestBrands I  would like to get in connection with.I'm still too small, not brave enough to reach them, so it's like a "desired list" of future followers I hope to have soon, a list of Followers I would be able to deserve soon.To be included in this special list (#sharedcircle), just:1) Be Unique2) Be Fascinating3) Be Great enough4) Don't follow me back (just for a while ... )Here the #TopoftheTop:Matt Cutts   +Matt CuttsDan Petrovic   +Dan PetrovicCyrus Shepard   +Cyrus ShepardBarry Schwartz   +Barry SchwartzGuy Kawasaki   +Guy KawasakiPete Cashmore   +Pete CashmoreDanny Sullivan   +Danny SullivanAvinash Kaushik   +Avinash KaushikRand Fishkin   +Rand FishkinTom Critchlow   +Tom CritchlowJohn Mueller   +John MuellerAJ Kohn   +2014-01-10 06:03:22388121716
Bernard Piette5,500Announcing the 2014 #MoversandShakers  circle v.1.This one took me some time to put together as I really wanted to find those people that were having the biggest impact either in their corners of the world or to the larger Google+ community. I'm really happy with the result if I can say so myself. :-) No discussion on Google+ is complete without mentioning our Google mentors and coaches such as +martin shervington +Lee Smallwood +Mia Voss +Scott Buehler +Billy Funk +Shawn Manaher +Ronnie Bincer +David Oldenburg +Tom Coleman  .. Google, you need to write these guys and gals a cheque!! Want to be added to the #MoversandShakers circle v.2 ??1) Be active on the Google+ community2) Share, share and reshare great content.3) Comment on people's posts.That's it, that's all. also please suggest names of people you think would like to be added to this community of sharers.Please help me in sharing this wonderful circle of contributors.Thanks#circleshare   #circles   #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #share   #vipsnowballcircle   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharewithyou   #circlethursday   2014-01-04 20:32:1449912969103
Bernard Piette5,325 Hello Everyone! #CircleCanada  v.3 is out with the addition of many (52) new #engagers# in the Google+ world. There are people from all around the world in this circle, the name was chosen as I'm from Canada and it makes for a memorable circle name. Now that we got that all cleared up, please enjoy the rest of your show. :-) There's 350 movers and shakers in #CircleCanada! I have included only those people I find to be very strong contributors to the Google+ platform and NOT only people who share my posts...We have room for 150 more real Engagers and Contributors!It's hard not to mention the people the make this Google+ world a better place. Please allow me to give some credit where credit is due. +Christine DeGraff +martin shervington +Lee Smallwood +Yifat Cohen +Ronnie Bincer +Stephan Hovnanian +Mia Voss +Fulvio Meloni +Mark Traphagen +Eric Enge +Scott Buehler +Billy Funk +Shawn Manaher  Cheers my friends and thanks!The list could go much longer but I hope each of you will take the time to visit their profiles if you have not done so already, your Google+ profile and those that will have to interact with it,... will thank you! :-) Want to be added to the #CircleCanada ??1) Add me to your circles.2) 2014-01-03 23:23:063511104881
John Nuntiatio22,406#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport  2013-12-26 17:51:313397712
Alessandro Folghera29,290 #ChristmasSharedCircle #MerryChristmas  Christmas Wednesday Circle of very #social #engagerspeople   and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #topripples #Wednesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo 2013-12-25 06:52:55501452364
Bernard Piette3,755Hello Everyone! #CircleCanada  v.2 is out with the addition of many new #highly active engagers# in the Google+ world. Note there are people from all around the world in this circle, the name was chosen as I'm from Canada and it makes for a memorable circle name. Now that we got that all cleared up, please enjoy the rest of your show. :-) There's approx. 300 movers and shakers in #CircleCanada  as  I have only included those people I find to be very strong contributors to the Google+ platform and NOT only people who share my posts...We have room for 200 more real Engagers and Contributors!It's hard not to mention the people the make this Google+ world a better place. Please allow me to give some credit where credit is due. +Christine DeGraff , +martin shervington , +Lee Smallwood , +Yifat Cohen +Ronnie Bincer, +Stephan Hovnanian , +Mia Voss , +Fulvio Meloni +Traphagen Marc , +Eric Enge , +Scott Buehler +Billy Funk , +Shawn Manaher  Cheers my friends and thanks!The list could go much longer but I hope each of you will take the time to visit their profiles if you have not done so already, your Google+ profile and those that will have to interact with it,... will thank you! :-) Want to be added to the #CircleCan2013-12-23 16:29:36302785495
Drew Pearson Sr.199Looking for some cool, fun, and interesting people to add to your circles (although, I think we all agree that everyone on G+ are all of the above)? Check out this circle share!     If you would like to be included: 1) Share the circle publicly & privately (public is preferred), as much as you feel necessary, my main objective is to have the people included in this circle, shared!  2) Add/Circle & Plus this page +CBM Fitness  , as well as leave a comment (Please do this if you would like to be included) letting me know that you’d like to be included.    3) Leave a comment on THIS post. This is a very important step, if you would like to be included in any of my circle shares, leaving a comment on this original post helps me know that, so please leave a comment stating your interest 4) Last but not least, REMEMBER to check out the awesome people who are included in this circle share. #FriendsShareFriends     #SnowballEffect     #YoureAwesome   #CBMFITNESS   2013-12-19 13:00:15501251525
Alessandro Folghera28,286 #SocialMedia #WednesdaySharedCircle  Wednesday circle of very #social #engagerspeople   and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Enjoy the Google Plus Page of my friend +Krishna Man Shrestha https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/106243849596352192174/+Nepaltibettrekking/posts#topripples #Wednesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles 2013-12-19 04:44:36501472565
Alessandro Folghera28,002 #SEO Tuesday #SharedCircle of #topengagers   To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors.  Have a wonderful week increasing your #popularity   #tuesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #circlefriday   #circletuesday   #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles     #2013-12-17 05:41:58175281539
John Nuntiatio21,140#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share 2013-12-11 12:58:473408810
Alessandro Folghera27,231#TopRipples  Wednesdaycircle of impressive #topengagers To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:  1 - Do +1 t the post  2 -  Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...  3 - include the circle among your circles  4 - share the circle (include yourself)  Improve your popularity, be social be cool !  Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:  https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104    #Wednesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday       #afo    #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo #myseoissocial     #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles2013-12-11 06:24:38501161233
John Nuntiatio20,192#sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share 2013-11-29 17:00:2435513415
Raffaele Romeo Arena8,892#SocialCircle   #SocialMediaMarketing   #MondayCircle  Thi circle it's composed of many influential people on Google Plus and on the web. Reshared this circle for enlarge you #circles  You remember that #social  is   #sharedlife  and #follow is #friendship.To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to: -include me in your circles -create a large network -shared the circle (include yourself) -add +1 to the post -interact will allow you to enter the great circle that soon will share -happy life and sun is sunshine. Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community: https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104   #Thursdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare 2013-11-28 15:58:1150110557119
Inertia Tours Inc.5,806Incredible Inertia Tuesday Circle Share!Hope Tuesday was an Incredible one for you have a great evening!1. Plus The Post2. Comment3. Add People To Circles4. Share The Circle!#boomballcircle #sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou               #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles     #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles       #sharedpubliccircles     #circleshare     #circlesharing     #fullcircleshare  2013-11-27 00:32:21501191029
Vivi Amb541V.I.P USERSVery nice people on Google +Thanks you all :)Engage with this Circle :1 - Add this contacts to a new Circle2 - +1 and Share the post !#circles #circleshare #circleshared2013-11-26 22:21:22180207
Alessandro Folghera24,963#SEO Tuesday #SharedCircle of #topengagers   To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors.  Have a wonderful week increasing your #popularity   #tuesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #circlefriday   #circletuesday   #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles     #s2013-11-26 06:04:33177392353
Kunle Campbell801I put this circle together for people interested in following people and pages I deem to be the top G-plussers in digital marketing, SEO and social media #circleshare #circleshare #circlesharing #circlecount If you'd like to be included;- add the members to your circle,- +1this post- and publicly re-share this postlet me know when you have done the above and I'll add you.2013-11-24 01:24:48501134
Alessandro Folghera23,807 #SocialMedia #WednesdaySharedCircle  Wednesday circle of very #social #engagerspeople   and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #topripples #Wednesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme  #circlesharing   #circleshare        #circles        #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles    #share  #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday        #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus    #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #afo 2013-11-20 07:40:32501612868
John Nuntiatio19,452#sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share latestnewsheadlines.com - News Aggregator2013-11-19 16:03:1235813315
Alessandro Folghera22,246 #SEO Tuesday #SharedCircle of #TopSEOEngagers   To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) Have a wonderful week increasing your #popularity   #tuesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #circlefriday   #circletuesday   #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles     #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles       2013-11-12 19:51:33185151018
Alessandro Folghera21,038#SEO Tuesday #SharedCircle of #topengagers   To be included in my weekly share, just: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...        Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'm classifying these errors.  Have a wonderful week increasing your #popularity   #tuesdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #circlefriday   #circletuesday   #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare #sharedcircles     #s2013-11-05 16:35:29200261327
Alessandro Folghera20,078#HappynessCircle #TopRipplesSharedCircle #WednesdaySharedCircle   #GratitudeCircle  I'm happy for two reasons: 1st - +Google+ asked me to choose my short URL that now is:            https://plus.google.com/+AlessandroFolghera/2nd - I'm reaching the 20000 followers.Thanks to all of you my #TopRipples  Special thanks of #gratitude   to:+Rand Fishkin +Aleyda Solis +Ehsan Ahmadi Gharacheh +Dirk Talamasca +Santelia Emilia +Doroteya Delcheva +Cesare Riccardo +Daniela Calabrò +Raffaele Romeo Arena +Cesare Casadei +AMARI Shoes To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)If you come accross Google error messages, incorporating my circles, please provide me the error, I'2013-10-30 06:00:52449523163

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2015-03-02 17:03:27 (196 comments, 93 reshares, 184 +1s)Open 

The Impact of Vaccines in the 20th Century.

This is such a nice visualization. You can clearly see the impact the introduction of each vaccine had on these United States of Denial of Medical Benefits. I call it USDMB. (I'm just missing the U. Got suggestions?)

It is fascinating to see how some diseases (Measles) were quite prevalent and killing in great intensity, while others (Polio) got going perhaps as populations grew and mixed, with others still (Hepatitis A) were intense, then lighter and then completely gone after the vaccine. 

Polio is perhaps the most dramatic, you can see it attacking us and them BOOM! We drop a world of hurt on polio.

The graphics were featured in the WSJ: http://goo.gl/j2n8Ls There are a few more on that site, please check 'em out. They were originally created by Project Tycho at the University of Pittsburgh:... more »

Most reshares: 152

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2015-03-03 16:54:59 (30 comments, 152 reshares, 213 +1s)Open 

I am in too many meetings related to digital marketing and analytics, that should not surprise you. What might surprise you is how frequently I'll see the below Dilbert come to life. 

The internet has not been a boon to truth, now we just have more data to confuse people with. And what's heart-breaking is how we all seem to have lost our ability to use our natural skepticism of crap and common sense in these situations.

Just because there is a number on a pretty slide does not make it true. Even if it is being presented by an authoritative person. Even if the slide has copious footnotes, with references to authoritative sources. (That last one is perhaps an even better reason to be doubtful!).  

People: Be, a tiny bit skeptical (without being rude). And, never lose sight of your common sense!

Most plusones: 213

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2015-03-03 16:54:59 (30 comments, 152 reshares, 213 +1s)Open 

I am in too many meetings related to digital marketing and analytics, that should not surprise you. What might surprise you is how frequently I'll see the below Dilbert come to life. 

The internet has not been a boon to truth, now we just have more data to confuse people with. And what's heart-breaking is how we all seem to have lost our ability to use our natural skepticism of crap and common sense in these situations.

Just because there is a number on a pretty slide does not make it true. Even if it is being presented by an authoritative person. Even if the slide has copious footnotes, with references to authoritative sources. (That last one is perhaps an even better reason to be doubtful!).  

People: Be, a tiny bit skeptical (without being rude). And, never lose sight of your common sense!

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2015-03-27 16:43:03 (4 comments, 7 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Something really interesting to think about... Industry of Each State's Biggest Employer!

Let me save you the legend reading trouble, all that blue is Wal-Mart! (And think of how many people will be impacted by their wonderful decision recently related to wage increases. Go Wal-Mart!!)

Some additional interesting bits from the source...

Washington is Air Travel because of Boeing, and Connecticut because of UTC/Pratt and Whitney.

I'm a bit surprised at all the violet. I can see why in CA Healthcare would be the biggest employer, we have a huge number of people, but why not for Florida or other high population states. Don't their people need Healthcare? 

What do you see in this data?

Data source: http://goo.gl/NQ9hrl

Something really interesting to think about... Industry of Each State's Biggest Employer!

Let me save you the legend reading trouble, all that blue is Wal-Mart! (And think of how many people will be impacted by their wonderful decision recently related to wage increases. Go Wal-Mart!!)

Some additional interesting bits from the source...

Washington is Air Travel because of Boeing, and Connecticut because of UTC/Pratt and Whitney.

I'm a bit surprised at all the violet. I can see why in CA Healthcare would be the biggest employer, we have a huge number of people, but why not for Florida or other high population states. Don't their people need Healthcare? 

What do you see in this data?

Data source: http://goo.gl/NQ9hrl___

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2015-03-26 15:54:32 (4 comments, 22 reshares, 94 +1s)Open 

How to be an artist, a flow chart.

It is more true than you might imagine. I would go so far as to say that the reason I have written 846,537 words on my blog so far, is simply the desire to get better and better at the No strand you see below.

It does not matter what your job is, you are an artist. Use the flow below. 

Graphic Source: http://goo.gl/pTmh4U

How to be an artist, a flow chart.

It is more true than you might imagine. I would go so far as to say that the reason I have written 846,537 words on my blog so far, is simply the desire to get better and better at the No strand you see below.

It does not matter what your job is, you are an artist. Use the flow below. 

Graphic Source: http://goo.gl/pTmh4U___

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2015-03-25 15:55:26 (30 comments, 29 reshares, 94 +1s)Open 

Food for thought if you are choosing a career in music, pick Blues and avoid Rap and Hip Hop!

This lovely graph shows the average age of death of Male and Female musicians by music genre. It has really interesting insights.

Did you imagine Gospel would be lower than Country (or Jazz)? World Music seems to have long lived female musicians. 

Any student of correlation-causation will look at this carefully to separate out if the music is the cause or a certain type of personality that takes to that type of music or the environmental variables at play. Lots of interesting things to think about! (Murder accounts of 6% of all deaths in the sample, but was the cause of 51% of the deaths in rap musicians to date.)

For deeper analysis, more data like cause of death, please visit: http://goo.gl/o4xfzt

Food for thought if you are choosing a career in music, pick Blues and avoid Rap and Hip Hop!

This lovely graph shows the average age of death of Male and Female musicians by music genre. It has really interesting insights.

Did you imagine Gospel would be lower than Country (or Jazz)? World Music seems to have long lived female musicians. 

Any student of correlation-causation will look at this carefully to separate out if the music is the cause or a certain type of personality that takes to that type of music or the environmental variables at play. Lots of interesting things to think about! (Murder accounts of 6% of all deaths in the sample, but was the cause of 51% of the deaths in rap musicians to date.)

For deeper analysis, more data like cause of death, please visit: http://goo.gl/o4xfzt___

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2015-03-25 05:20:16 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 56 +1s)Open 

"It's a small museum, but it really captures the Australian spirit."

: )

via @Drew_Bowie http://goo.gl/c670fM

PS: If you are not following Australian immigration politics, skip this post - but know that it is exquisitely awesome.

"It's a small museum, but it really captures the Australian spirit."

: )

via @Drew_Bowie http://goo.gl/c670fM

PS: If you are not following Australian immigration politics, skip this post - but know that it is exquisitely awesome.___

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2015-03-24 16:39:28 (9 comments, 8 reshares, 58 +1s)Open 

I'd posted this on my Instagram account (follow along here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), it is too good not to share with y'all...

When people ask me how come I sleep so little, I've never had a good answer. Now I do!

#sleepless #livemore !

I'd posted this on my Instagram account (follow along here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), it is too good not to share with y'all...

When people ask me how come I sleep so little, I've never had a good answer. Now I do!

#sleepless #livemore !___

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2015-03-23 18:23:26 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Help! My Boss Is Terrible, What Do I Do? http://goo.gl/5RAsDg

My latest post for my +LinkedIn Influencer channel tackles an issue that every single person faces at one point or another. You are probably dealing with it right now!

Checkout my four recommendations: http://goo.gl/5RAsDg

Help! My Boss Is Terrible, What Do I Do? http://goo.gl/5RAsDg

My latest post for my +LinkedIn Influencer channel tackles an issue that every single person faces at one point or another. You are probably dealing with it right now!

Checkout my four recommendations: http://goo.gl/5RAsDg___

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2015-03-23 16:50:39 (0 comments, 5 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Data can help crack our silly prejudices about our peer citizens.

Last week I was really upset about this NY School's apology: http://goo.gl/mosIAB The pledge was said in many foreign languages, yet only Arabic got this awful prejudicial reaction. 

Below is a chart I bumped into this morning. It shows that the religious affiliations of Arab Americans - a majority are of various christian faith.

This is not the reason the pledge should have been allowed, or the implicit hysteria erased. But I do hope it gives all those people who protested food for thought. 

Data source: PDF: http://goo.gl/URU9po

Data can help crack our silly prejudices about our peer citizens.

Last week I was really upset about this NY School's apology: http://goo.gl/mosIAB The pledge was said in many foreign languages, yet only Arabic got this awful prejudicial reaction. 

Below is a chart I bumped into this morning. It shows that the religious affiliations of Arab Americans - a majority are of various christian faith.

This is not the reason the pledge should have been allowed, or the implicit hysteria erased. But I do hope it gives all those people who protested food for thought. 

Data source: PDF: http://goo.gl/URU9po___

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2015-03-23 01:15:04 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 60 +1s)Open 

It is always nice to randomly walk around Palo Alto, it is so pretty and has so much history.

Ok Glass, Take a picture.

Attached, a collage from today's 90 min walk.

#throughglass #paloalto #longwalks

It is always nice to randomly walk around Palo Alto, it is so pretty and has so much history.

Ok Glass, Take a picture.

Attached, a collage from today's 90 min walk.

#throughglass #paloalto #longwalks___

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2015-03-21 16:34:51 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

For your weekend amusement and thinking... something thought-provoking...

From the wonderful inimitable xkcd: https://xkcd.com/1501

PS: Isn't it amazing that so many people still don't accept the Explanation Seems Pretty Clear bucket?   #lifeisamystery

For your weekend amusement and thinking... something thought-provoking...

From the wonderful inimitable xkcd: https://xkcd.com/1501

PS: Isn't it amazing that so many people still don't accept the Explanation Seems Pretty Clear bucket?   #lifeisamystery___

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2015-03-20 03:42:02 (17 comments, 19 reshares, 98 +1s)Open 

How often does this happen to you? It happens way too often to me!  For the sake of all humanity, I hope I'm an outlier in this case.

One of my presentation rules is: If I can understand your entire Keynote/PPT deck without you, why do I need you?

Make people want you. You are the presentation, not the deck. #lifelessons    #bebravebeunique   #selfawareness  

How often does this happen to you? It happens way too often to me!  For the sake of all humanity, I hope I'm an outlier in this case.

One of my presentation rules is: If I can understand your entire Keynote/PPT deck without you, why do I need you?

Make people want you. You are the presentation, not the deck. #lifelessons    #bebravebeunique   #selfawareness  ___

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2015-03-19 16:24:12 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

This poster hangs in designer extraordinaire Jony Ive's office. A bit un-pc, but exhortations every one of us can benefit from. Our job is just a job because we let it be just a job. Carpe diem! #yolo #passioniseverything

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

This poster hangs in designer extraordinaire Jony Ive's office. A bit un-pc, but exhortations every one of us can benefit from. Our job is just a job because we let it be just a job. Carpe diem! #yolo #passioniseverything___

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2015-03-18 16:37:30 (9 comments, 12 reshares, 76 +1s)Open 

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Offered as food for thought, with no comments...

#thinkingisgood 

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Offered as food for thought, with no comments...

#thinkingisgood ___

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2015-03-17 17:39:41 (14 comments, 46 reshares, 136 +1s)Open 

In case you were wondering about the value of EQ and IQ, here are some numbers that illuminate reality.....

If you are a parent, like I'm lucky to be, this is also food for thought when it comes to balancing school grades at the cost of other things....

  #life   #success  

In case you were wondering about the value of EQ and IQ, here are some numbers that illuminate reality.....

If you are a parent, like I'm lucky to be, this is also food for thought when it comes to balancing school grades at the cost of other things....

  #life   #success  ___

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2015-03-17 02:59:17 (2 comments, 11 reshares, 41 +1s)Open 

This....

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#omg   #humanconnections     #tearsofjoy  

This....

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#omg   #humanconnections     #tearsofjoy  ___

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2015-03-16 16:27:26 (155 comments, 8 reshares, 73 +1s)Open 

America is only four presidents’ lives old!

I'm an immigrant to America, and I come from a country with thousands and thousands of years of history. Hence, I do believe, sorry, that America is like a toddler. Sometimes petulant, sometimes cute, sometimes stumbling, so full of promise.

But a toddler. When some of my fellow Americans say "Greatest country in the history of human civilization", I really don't think they know what they are talking about. After all, this country just showed up on the human civilization map.

Hence, when I saw this counterintuitive visualization. America is so young that it is only four overlapping presidents' lives old! Here's the opening para from the Washington Post: http://goo.gl/kHAQ5i

"When President Obama was born (1961), President Herbert Hoover was still alive (1874-1964). When Hoover was born,P... more »

America is only four presidents’ lives old!

I'm an immigrant to America, and I come from a country with thousands and thousands of years of history. Hence, I do believe, sorry, that America is like a toddler. Sometimes petulant, sometimes cute, sometimes stumbling, so full of promise.

But a toddler. When some of my fellow Americans say "Greatest country in the history of human civilization", I really don't think they know what they are talking about. After all, this country just showed up on the human civilization map.

Hence, when I saw this counterintuitive visualization. America is so young that it is only four overlapping presidents' lives old! Here's the opening para from the Washington Post: http://goo.gl/kHAQ5i

"When President Obama was born (1961), President Herbert Hoover was still alive (1874-1964). When Hoover was born, President Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) was still alive. When President Johnson was born, President John Adams (1735-1826) was still alive. And just like that, we've connected present day to the Founding Fathers."

Pretty amazing, right?

This might blow your mind... Egyptian Pharaohs and the woolly mammoths, ones you thought died at the end of the ice age, overlapped! http://goo.gl/QljFk___

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2015-03-14 19:26:08 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

Can you please consider helping this poor man out? Pastor Creflo is seeking "200,000 people committed to sow $300 or more (to) help achieve our goal, of buying a private jet.

Not just any private jet, a high end Gulfstream G650. Price tag? $65 million.

You know, because the Lord's word needs to be spread in comfort. The Lord never said anything about suffering in Coach while, as Pastor Creflo's fund-raising video states, "reaching the lost and the dying"!

His last name, btw? Dollar. Perfect, just perfect.

And here's the amazing part. I'm confident we are going to give him that money. The dude already has a private jet, he needs a new one.

PS: In case you were curious, this man is not in jail. He preaches from the lap of luxury funded by the people living in the Atlanta-area. People who believe that they will achieve... more »

Can you please consider helping this poor man out? Pastor Creflo is seeking "200,000 people committed to sow $300 or more (to) help achieve our goal, of buying a private jet.

Not just any private jet, a high end Gulfstream G650. Price tag? $65 million.

You know, because the Lord's word needs to be spread in comfort. The Lord never said anything about suffering in Coach while, as Pastor Creflo's fund-raising video states, "reaching the lost and the dying"!

His last name, btw? Dollar. Perfect, just perfect.

And here's the amazing part. I'm confident we are going to give him that money. The dude already has a private jet, he needs a new one.

PS: In case you were curious, this man is not in jail. He preaches from the lap of luxury funded by the people living in the Atlanta-area. People who believe that they will achieve nirvana though funding this man's life rather than themselves giving money to help the "lost and dying." How is this even real?

I wonder WWJD?

Source: http://goo.gl/2FShn6___

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2015-03-12 22:16:26 (4 comments, 10 reshares, 49 +1s)Open 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

‪#‎wordstoliveby‬ ‪

#‎lifelibertyandthepursuitofhappiness‬

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

‪#‎wordstoliveby‬ ‪

#‎lifelibertyandthepursuitofhappiness‬___

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2015-03-11 20:31:40 (11 comments, 2 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Is it just me or is pricing for Wi-Fi on a plane getting a little bit too crazy?  $26 for a 4.5 hour flight I took the other day. $26!!  

I don't expect the rate I get for a month at home ($25 for a month at 25 mbps!), but this seems like pillaging a captive audience. Am I being irrational? 

(PS: And because WebEx is "sponsoring" this, I hate them too!)

Is it just me or is pricing for Wi-Fi on a plane getting a little bit too crazy?  $26 for a 4.5 hour flight I took the other day. $26!!  

I don't expect the rate I get for a month at home ($25 for a month at 25 mbps!), but this seems like pillaging a captive audience. Am I being irrational? 

(PS: And because WebEx is "sponsoring" this, I hate them too!)___

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2015-03-10 15:45:42 (1 comments, 25 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

My latest post: The Magic of Universal Analytics: Strategy, Tactics, Implementation Tips: http://goo.gl/DQD51O

We only analyze a partial view of business performance, digital. The great news is that, finally (!!), we can collect the complete view of the consumer journey AND understand the complete multi-channel impact AND do so without an egregious amount of pain.

Your job title should not be Digital Marketer or Digital Analyst or Digital anything. It should be... just Marketer or Business Analyst (or Universal Data Analyst as someone suggested).

This post outlines how to plot a path for your career to make it future-proof. It shares how to make it more satisfying and fun. Ain't that worth fighting for? :)

Read, and execute: http://goo.gl/DQD51O

My latest post: The Magic of Universal Analytics: Strategy, Tactics, Implementation Tips: http://goo.gl/DQD51O

We only analyze a partial view of business performance, digital. The great news is that, finally (!!), we can collect the complete view of the consumer journey AND understand the complete multi-channel impact AND do so without an egregious amount of pain.

Your job title should not be Digital Marketer or Digital Analyst or Digital anything. It should be... just Marketer or Business Analyst (or Universal Data Analyst as someone suggested).

This post outlines how to plot a path for your career to make it future-proof. It shares how to make it more satisfying and fun. Ain't that worth fighting for? :)

Read, and execute: http://goo.gl/DQD51O___

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2015-03-09 16:28:13 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Pope Francis is winning, Pope Francis is winning!

Ok, so overall he is not as high as John Paul II. But he is getting there. His Mostly Favorables are actually the highest.

I'm not a catholic or a christian, but you don't have to be to broadly appreciate the fresh perspective that Pope Francis has brought to the church. Especially the revolutionary perspective of focusing on the poor and the needy and going back to the roots of the religion. Something, that across multiple religions, has been lost over time.

As a leader, I'm also fascinated by how one person can bring about such a deep amount of change, so quickly. I hope someone will write a book on leadership.

Pope Francis is advanced in age. I for one am praying for his long life to continue the work he has started. It will be painful to many in his own fold, and in the rooms next to him, but it is... more »

Pope Francis is winning, Pope Francis is winning!

Ok, so overall he is not as high as John Paul II. But he is getting there. His Mostly Favorables are actually the highest.

I'm not a catholic or a christian, but you don't have to be to broadly appreciate the fresh perspective that Pope Francis has brought to the church. Especially the revolutionary perspective of focusing on the poor and the needy and going back to the roots of the religion. Something, that across multiple religions, has been lost over time.

As a leader, I'm also fascinated by how one person can bring about such a deep amount of change, so quickly. I hope someone will write a book on leadership.

Pope Francis is advanced in age. I for one am praying for his long life to continue the work he has started. It will be painful to many in his own fold, and in the rooms next to him, but it is great for everyone else.

Data below, from Pew  http://goo.gl/sfmz3U, is for Catholics. But even for other religions, as perhaps evidenced by this post, he is doing really well. Please see that data, and more here: http://goo.gl/sfmz3U

#lifelibertyandthepursuitforhappiness   #foreveryone  ___

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2015-03-08 17:38:32 (8 comments, 40 reshares, 188 +1s)Open 

[From my instagram feed... follow along here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld]

This one's too good not to share again on Google+... Advice for all genders... If you are waiting... #carpediem!

Remember though... Relationships are hard. : )

[From my instagram feed... follow along here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld]

This one's too good not to share again on Google+... Advice for all genders... If you are waiting... #carpediem!

Remember though... Relationships are hard. : )___

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2015-03-08 00:17:21 (2 comments, 8 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Love has no labels!

We all make snap judgement. It would be foolish not to admit that. But the more we are aware of our subconscious biases, the more we can work to stop ourselves, our families, our friends and peers. 

I love the video below. Here's a helpful site (take the quiz to spot your implicit bias): http://goo.gl/ygJ1d6

Love has no labels!

We all make snap judgement. It would be foolish not to admit that. But the more we are aware of our subconscious biases, the more we can work to stop ourselves, our families, our friends and peers. 

I love the video below. Here's a helpful site (take the quiz to spot your implicit bias): http://goo.gl/ygJ1d6___

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2015-03-06 17:05:19 (2 comments, 8 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

How much is a limb (or pinky finger or foot or...) worth?

If you are planning to lose an arm, for work, make sure you do so in Nevada. You'll get almost 900k! Definitely do not do that in Alabama, you'll only get 49k!

I wonder way one state would consider a part of your body to be worth so much less than another? What, other than corrupt politicians/bureaucrats, could the reason be?

On the Propublica site, do check it out http://goo.gl/rJoQ3m, there is a lot more data. Fingers are, on average just 24k on average ($95k in Oregon!). Amazingly legs are much cheaper than arms. 

And, as a male, I was surprised a male body part, if you lose it, was worth just $27k on average! Oh, the humanity!! :)

How much is a limb (or pinky finger or foot or...) worth?

If you are planning to lose an arm, for work, make sure you do so in Nevada. You'll get almost 900k! Definitely do not do that in Alabama, you'll only get 49k!

I wonder way one state would consider a part of your body to be worth so much less than another? What, other than corrupt politicians/bureaucrats, could the reason be?

On the Propublica site, do check it out http://goo.gl/rJoQ3m, there is a lot more data. Fingers are, on average just 24k on average ($95k in Oregon!). Amazingly legs are much cheaper than arms. 

And, as a male, I was surprised a male body part, if you lose it, was worth just $27k on average! Oh, the humanity!! :)___

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2015-03-04 17:41:23 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

And now for some great news... Kids aren't dying as much as they used to!!!

Changes below are just over the last 23 years. And it is worth noting the fine print, when when babies die of birth trauma, it's before they are a month old and not when they are say two.

We still have problems, Malaria killed half a million kids in 2013. Thank goodness for Bill and Melinda Gates who have made Malaria eradication one of their main focus areas (because Lord knows we need to obsess about bombing countries, and more countries, watch out Iran here come Bibi and Boehner!). Malaria is holding steady though.

HIV/AIDS is really up in the graph, though from 2003 they are heading down. 

Notice other interesting drops as well: Drowning and road deaths. 

All in all, great news. All happy news.

Source: Wired: http://goo.gl/Fpxyez  And if youwan... more »

And now for some great news... Kids aren't dying as much as they used to!!!

Changes below are just over the last 23 years. And it is worth noting the fine print, when when babies die of birth trauma, it's before they are a month old and not when they are say two.

We still have problems, Malaria killed half a million kids in 2013. Thank goodness for Bill and Melinda Gates who have made Malaria eradication one of their main focus areas (because Lord knows we need to obsess about bombing countries, and more countries, watch out Iran here come Bibi and Boehner!). Malaria is holding steady though.

HIV/AIDS is really up in the graph, though from 2003 they are heading down. 

Notice other interesting drops as well: Drowning and road deaths. 

All in all, great news. All happy news.

Source: Wired: http://goo.gl/Fpxyez  And if you want to see how Doctors and smart people visualize this data, check out this stunningly impressive Slopegraph: http://goo.gl/TZTtKT___

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2015-03-03 16:54:59 (30 comments, 152 reshares, 213 +1s)Open 

I am in too many meetings related to digital marketing and analytics, that should not surprise you. What might surprise you is how frequently I'll see the below Dilbert come to life. 

The internet has not been a boon to truth, now we just have more data to confuse people with. And what's heart-breaking is how we all seem to have lost our ability to use our natural skepticism of crap and common sense in these situations.

Just because there is a number on a pretty slide does not make it true. Even if it is being presented by an authoritative person. Even if the slide has copious footnotes, with references to authoritative sources. (That last one is perhaps an even better reason to be doubtful!).  

People: Be, a tiny bit skeptical (without being rude). And, never lose sight of your common sense!

I am in too many meetings related to digital marketing and analytics, that should not surprise you. What might surprise you is how frequently I'll see the below Dilbert come to life. 

The internet has not been a boon to truth, now we just have more data to confuse people with. And what's heart-breaking is how we all seem to have lost our ability to use our natural skepticism of crap and common sense in these situations.

Just because there is a number on a pretty slide does not make it true. Even if it is being presented by an authoritative person. Even if the slide has copious footnotes, with references to authoritative sources. (That last one is perhaps an even better reason to be doubtful!).  

People: Be, a tiny bit skeptical (without being rude). And, never lose sight of your common sense!___

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2015-03-02 22:17:44 (6 comments, 4 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

Nothing quite captures the angst of the telecom companies quite like this quote. And what visual way to frame it.

Except it is not quite that black and white. For example, would the world buy so many devices (from telecom companies) and so much expensive data (from telecom companies) were it not for the desire to be on Facebook? 

PS: Mr. O'Brien feels this way about Google and other tech companies as well.
PPS: Under any definition, Mr. O'Brien's statement would be considered beyond sexist.

My post: http://goo.gl/pocbao

#realitydistortionfield #nostoppingchange

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

Nothing quite captures the angst of the telecom companies quite like this quote. And what visual way to frame it.

Except it is not quite that black and white. For example, would the world buy so many devices (from telecom companies) and so much expensive data (from telecom companies) were it not for the desire to be on Facebook? 

PS: Mr. O'Brien feels this way about Google and other tech companies as well.
PPS: Under any definition, Mr. O'Brien's statement would be considered beyond sexist.

My post: http://goo.gl/pocbao

#realitydistortionfield #nostoppingchange___

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2015-03-02 17:03:27 (196 comments, 93 reshares, 184 +1s)Open 

The Impact of Vaccines in the 20th Century.

This is such a nice visualization. You can clearly see the impact the introduction of each vaccine had on these United States of Denial of Medical Benefits. I call it USDMB. (I'm just missing the U. Got suggestions?)

It is fascinating to see how some diseases (Measles) were quite prevalent and killing in great intensity, while others (Polio) got going perhaps as populations grew and mixed, with others still (Hepatitis A) were intense, then lighter and then completely gone after the vaccine. 

Polio is perhaps the most dramatic, you can see it attacking us and them BOOM! We drop a world of hurt on polio.

The graphics were featured in the WSJ: http://goo.gl/j2n8Ls There are a few more on that site, please check 'em out. They were originally created by Project Tycho at the University of Pittsburgh:... more »

The Impact of Vaccines in the 20th Century.

This is such a nice visualization. You can clearly see the impact the introduction of each vaccine had on these United States of Denial of Medical Benefits. I call it USDMB. (I'm just missing the U. Got suggestions?)

It is fascinating to see how some diseases (Measles) were quite prevalent and killing in great intensity, while others (Polio) got going perhaps as populations grew and mixed, with others still (Hepatitis A) were intense, then lighter and then completely gone after the vaccine. 

Polio is perhaps the most dramatic, you can see it attacking us and them BOOM! We drop a world of hurt on polio.

The graphics were featured in the WSJ: http://goo.gl/j2n8Ls There are a few more on that site, please check 'em out. They were originally created by Project Tycho at the University of Pittsburgh: http://goo.gl/jfkmjP___

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2015-03-02 00:40:42 (4 comments, 9 reshares, 36 +1s)Open 

Opposites attract, but in the end we just want to date ourselves!

Interesting analysis from 538, http://goo.gl/HgNhO1, based on a million matches made by eHarmony's algorithm. People basically are interested in people like themselves.

Do you have a theory/insight about Japanese and African-American men?

Here's an excerpt on men and women from the article: 
- - -
Women on eHarmony favor men who are similar not just in obvious ways — age, attractiveness, education, income — but also in less apparent ones, such as creativity. Even when eHarmony includes a quirky data point — like how many pictures are included in a user’s profile — women are more likely to message men similar to themselves. In fact, of the 102 traits in the data set, there was not one for which women were more likely to contact men with opposite traits.

Men were alittle more... more »

Opposites attract, but in the end we just want to date ourselves!

Interesting analysis from 538, http://goo.gl/HgNhO1, based on a million matches made by eHarmony's algorithm. People basically are interested in people like themselves.

Do you have a theory/insight about Japanese and African-American men?

Here's an excerpt on men and women from the article: 
- - -
Women on eHarmony favor men who are similar not just in obvious ways — age, attractiveness, education, income — but also in less apparent ones, such as creativity. Even when eHarmony includes a quirky data point — like how many pictures are included in a user’s profile — women are more likely to message men similar to themselves. In fact, of the 102 traits in the data set, there was not one for which women were more likely to contact men with opposite traits.

Men were a little more open-minded. For 80 percent of traits, they were more willing to message those different from them. They still preferred mates who were similar in terms of height or attractiveness, but they cared less about these traits — and they didn’t care much at all about other things women cared about, like similarity in education level or number of photos taken. They cared less about whether their match shared their ethnicity.
- - -

I do feel that some diversity is good in the gene pool. : )___

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2015-02-27 16:56:26 (6 comments, 27 reshares, 67 +1s)Open 

"Walled World" - the uneven distribution of population and wealth worldwide. 

73% of the world's income is with 14% of the world's population.

The visualization itself is an interesting way to show an insight. I found the two almost hidden features to be quite nice. 

The hard red lines indicate some of the most heavily policed borders on earth. In context of the contrast between the green and the gray, you realize that’s not an accident.

The yellow dots represent the world's top 50 cities with the highest Quality of Life.

In every good infographic, different people will see different things. What do you see here?

Source: Theo Deutinger: http://goo.gl/ICa0xi

"Walled World" - the uneven distribution of population and wealth worldwide. 

73% of the world's income is with 14% of the world's population.

The visualization itself is an interesting way to show an insight. I found the two almost hidden features to be quite nice. 

The hard red lines indicate some of the most heavily policed borders on earth. In context of the contrast between the green and the gray, you realize that’s not an accident.

The yellow dots represent the world's top 50 cities with the highest Quality of Life.

In every good infographic, different people will see different things. What do you see here?

Source: Theo Deutinger: http://goo.gl/ICa0xi___

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2015-02-25 22:03:47 (10 comments, 24 reshares, 109 +1s)Open 

The thing about a good example of visualization of data is that it makes you go: Ah ha!  Or hmmmm. Or omg, is that not crazy!

It is hard to get to. This visualization does that pretty well, and it is so profoundly simple. 

You've heard of the phrase "in dog years", but I doubt you really got it. I mean, really got it. this makes it easier.

Now. Go look at the x axis, find your dog/cat's age. Look at the y-axis. Marvel. Give your dog/cat a big hug. (Be careful with the cat, I'm told they don't like hugs. They accept worship though. : ))

Source: http://goo.gl/K7BnTa

The thing about a good example of visualization of data is that it makes you go: Ah ha!  Or hmmmm. Or omg, is that not crazy!

It is hard to get to. This visualization does that pretty well, and it is so profoundly simple. 

You've heard of the phrase "in dog years", but I doubt you really got it. I mean, really got it. this makes it easier.

Now. Go look at the x axis, find your dog/cat's age. Look at the y-axis. Marvel. Give your dog/cat a big hug. (Be careful with the cat, I'm told they don't like hugs. They accept worship though. : ))

Source: http://goo.gl/K7BnTa___

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2015-02-24 20:54:23 (2 comments, 6 reshares, 81 +1s)Open 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

I hope they return the letter to the Church, but how clever and sweet of them to spread the truth!! 

I am delighted with the recent speed with which my fellow Americans have made homosexuality an almost non-issue. Let everyone be happy as they are.

#lifelibertyandthepursuitofhappiness

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

I hope they return the letter to the Church, but how clever and sweet of them to spread the truth!! 

I am delighted with the recent speed with which my fellow Americans have made homosexuality an almost non-issue. Let everyone be happy as they are.

#lifelibertyandthepursuitofhappiness___

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2015-02-24 13:20:47 (16 comments, 5 reshares, 66 +1s)Open 

Sucking hope out of humanity / the worst from our worst.

I realize at some level that this is our own fault. If we did not click on these awful links, this thing would fall apart. Just look at "From Around The Web" links. So awful. On an article about space exploration! Zero relevance!!

Taboola and its ilk are benefiting from our low intelligence. One can't blame them. I do blame us for clicking on these types of links. It makes me a little sad that we humans can't see through this click-bait crap and we still click on the links.

It is also disappointing that LA Times, and many, many other sites, are willing to make a cent on this and have their brand take a hit for being just another link farm.

/rant

Sucking hope out of humanity / the worst from our worst.

I realize at some level that this is our own fault. If we did not click on these awful links, this thing would fall apart. Just look at "From Around The Web" links. So awful. On an article about space exploration! Zero relevance!!

Taboola and its ilk are benefiting from our low intelligence. One can't blame them. I do blame us for clicking on these types of links. It makes me a little sad that we humans can't see through this click-bait crap and we still click on the links.

It is also disappointing that LA Times, and many, many other sites, are willing to make a cent on this and have their brand take a hit for being just another link farm.

/rant___

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2015-02-20 03:02:33 (10 comments, 13 reshares, 85 +1s)Open 

It is very hard to stand out in the auto space. All creativity seems to have been sucked out by a gigantic galactic vacuum. 

But, every once in a while, you see something clever. 

This is one of those times. Can you keep up? 

It is very hard to stand out in the auto space. All creativity seems to have been sucked out by a gigantic galactic vacuum. 

But, every once in a while, you see something clever. 

This is one of those times. Can you keep up? ___

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2015-02-17 20:29:05 (13 comments, 50 reshares, 101 +1s)Open 

Every branding video you've ever seen...

The reason this works so gloriously well, the reason it is so painful and hilarious to watch, is how profoundly it reflects reality. 

It is amazing that most humans still get tricked (and that most CMOs continue to allocate budget to create this!). 

Every branding video you've ever seen...

The reason this works so gloriously well, the reason it is so painful and hilarious to watch, is how profoundly it reflects reality. 

It is amazing that most humans still get tricked (and that most CMOs continue to allocate budget to create this!). ___

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2015-02-16 18:47:09 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 84 +1s)Open 

[Per request by +Ricardo Blanco, from my instagram collection. Follow along here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld]

Math in nature! The Romanesque Cauliflower is a favorite of mine, mostly because it displays a logarithmic spiral in action. The number of spirals is a Fibonacci number!

 It is so, so cool, not to mention pretty. #coolmath #naturerocks #nofilter

[Per request by +Ricardo Blanco, from my instagram collection. Follow along here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld]

Math in nature! The Romanesque Cauliflower is a favorite of mine, mostly because it displays a logarithmic spiral in action. The number of spirals is a Fibonacci number!

 It is so, so cool, not to mention pretty. #coolmath #naturerocks #nofilter___

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2015-02-15 18:17:32 (5 comments, 9 reshares, 67 +1s)Open 

You've seen Calvin a lot here. I do adore Bill Watterson's creation so very much. And now my son, who's inherited my vast CnH comics collection, quotes them to me ad verbatim.  

Here's one from yesterday: "I like maxims that don't encourage behavior modification." :)  At his young age, I don't think he completely gets all the nuance, but he did use it in the perfect situation!

The comic strip below is one of my favorites. 

You've seen Calvin a lot here. I do adore Bill Watterson's creation so very much. And now my son, who's inherited my vast CnH comics collection, quotes them to me ad verbatim.  

Here's one from yesterday: "I like maxims that don't encourage behavior modification." :)  At his young age, I don't think he completely gets all the nuance, but he did use it in the perfect situation!

The comic strip below is one of my favorites. ___

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2015-02-13 19:35:24 (17 comments, 76 reshares, 196 +1s)Open 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

The tyranny of client expectations and budgets. I'm laughing and crying at the same time.

#realitychecks 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

The tyranny of client expectations and budgets. I'm laughing and crying at the same time.

#realitychecks ___

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2015-02-13 16:09:07 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 32 +1s)Open 

Quantifying Random Acts of Kindness

There are lists where America is #1 where we are not too thrilled, and then there are others on which we are and we should proudly reflect. Being #1 on a list of countries where you'll stop and unselfishly help a stranger is one to be truly proud of. 

The fascinating thing is that propensity to be kind to strangers can be hugely affected by local events. Iraq's ranking is thought to be the result of escalating violence and related to the need and desire to assist others who have been affected. 

Regardless... helping strangers is a wonderful thing. More of us should keep raising the bar every day.

Data source:  http://goo.gl/Vp6aWL

If you are looking for your country, this is not the same data, but related research by the same entity, check out the World Giving Index (where US Citizens rank at the topal... more »

Quantifying Random Acts of Kindness

There are lists where America is #1 where we are not too thrilled, and then there are others on which we are and we should proudly reflect. Being #1 on a list of countries where you'll stop and unselfishly help a stranger is one to be truly proud of. 

The fascinating thing is that propensity to be kind to strangers can be hugely affected by local events. Iraq's ranking is thought to be the result of escalating violence and related to the need and desire to assist others who have been affected. 

Regardless... helping strangers is a wonderful thing. More of us should keep raising the bar every day.

Data source:  http://goo.gl/Vp6aWL

If you are looking for your country, this is not the same data, but related research by the same entity, check out the World Giving Index (where US Citizens rank at the top along with... wait for it... wait for it... Myanmar!): PDF: http://goo.gl/t2LWZK Study detail: http://goo.gl/9kKRG3___

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2015-02-11 20:19:29 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

I had an amazing opportunity to record an amazing podcast with Maureen Blandford, the host of Continuum Gaps B2B. We covered key challenges in the B2B space, and how to cover come them. But, what was more fun is that the advice applies just as well to B2C or anyone who wants to conquer digital.

Check out the details here: http://goo.gl/jt8esK , and you can download it at iTunes as well: http://goo.gl/EYnnNw

I had an amazing opportunity to record an amazing podcast with Maureen Blandford, the host of Continuum Gaps B2B. We covered key challenges in the B2B space, and how to cover come them. But, what was more fun is that the advice applies just as well to B2C or anyone who wants to conquer digital.

Check out the details here: http://goo.gl/jt8esK , and you can download it at iTunes as well: http://goo.gl/EYnnNw___

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2015-02-09 17:59:04 (4 comments, 21 reshares, 64 +1s)Open 

My latest post, my magnum opus, covers the incredibly sexy topic of competitive intelligence analysis. I promise two outcomes: 1. You are going to love understanding what your competitors are up to! 2. Your promotion is guaranteed because your new insights are going to blow your boss's mind!

Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports: http://goo.gl/aMdTo1

The post shares detailed examples, with screenshots of actual reports, of seven different types of competitive intelligence analysis you can do. It also shares my favourite metrics. For each type of analysis I also share a "So, What should you do" section, to make all this learning immediately actionable.

This post in particular represents hours upon hours of work, simply because it is a topic I love. I hope you'll find it to be of value.

Crushing It With... more »

My latest post, my magnum opus, covers the incredibly sexy topic of competitive intelligence analysis. I promise two outcomes: 1. You are going to love understanding what your competitors are up to! 2. Your promotion is guaranteed because your new insights are going to blow your boss's mind!

Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports: http://goo.gl/aMdTo1

The post shares detailed examples, with screenshots of actual reports, of seven different types of competitive intelligence analysis you can do. It also shares my favourite metrics. For each type of analysis I also share a "So, What should you do" section, to make all this learning immediately actionable.

This post in particular represents hours upon hours of work, simply because it is a topic I love. I hope you'll find it to be of value.

Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports: http://goo.gl/aMdTo1___

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2015-02-08 21:29:46 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 20 +1s)Open 

Here's a lovely movie, manages to be a love story and yet bring a lot of deep, complex realities of our world to the fore.

Surprisingly thought provoking.

Amira & Sam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLZkkPGpt3g

Here's a lovely movie, manages to be a love story and yet bring a lot of deep, complex realities of our world to the fore.

Surprisingly thought provoking.

Amira & Sam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLZkkPGpt3g___

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2015-02-07 21:32:16 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 52 +1s)Open 

There are some brands you just love because of everything they stand for, and you see a part of your own values in their behaviour. For me, +Patagonia is one of those brands. I just love Patagonia.

Here's one of many examples why. Checkout the text under Choose Shipping Method. How many brands do you know that would do that?

#branding  #marketing #walkingthetalk

There are some brands you just love because of everything they stand for, and you see a part of your own values in their behaviour. For me, +Patagonia is one of those brands. I just love Patagonia.

Here's one of many examples why. Checkout the text under Choose Shipping Method. How many brands do you know that would do that?

#branding  #marketing #walkingthetalk___

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2015-02-06 17:02:18 (9 comments, 54 reshares, 188 +1s)Open 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

#progress #reality #technology

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier and it is too good not to share with you all!

#progress #reality #technology___

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2015-02-05 18:12:41 (2 comments, 43 reshares, 126 +1s)Open 

How clichéd can we possibly get? 

I love this wonderful visual analysis of what actually happens in TV shows. I'm confident you'll look at this and smile, or even LOL. But, then you'll realize how true this is, and then you might cry a little.

Source: http://goo.gl/ysO43c  #creativity #tricksofthetrade 

How clichéd can we possibly get? 

I love this wonderful visual analysis of what actually happens in TV shows. I'm confident you'll look at this and smile, or even LOL. But, then you'll realize how true this is, and then you might cry a little.

Source: http://goo.gl/ysO43c  #creativity #tricksofthetrade ___

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2015-02-04 18:15:17 (16 comments, 2 reshares, 28 +1s)Open 

The Bible Belt: America's Most Medicated Region.

This is so weird. These are not the most heavily populated states, yet they use an outsized amount of prescription drugs. And they are all clustered right there (Vermont and Maine being exceptions in top 10). 

Are we (California, NY, CO, NC etc.) just living healthier lifestyles? Why are we not hooked on prescription drugs? What do you think is up?

Data source: http://kff.org/other/state-indicator/retail-rx-drugs-per-capita/#map

The Bible Belt: America's Most Medicated Region.

This is so weird. These are not the most heavily populated states, yet they use an outsized amount of prescription drugs. And they are all clustered right there (Vermont and Maine being exceptions in top 10). 

Are we (California, NY, CO, NC etc.) just living healthier lifestyles? Why are we not hooked on prescription drugs? What do you think is up?

Data source: http://kff.org/other/state-indicator/retail-rx-drugs-per-capita/#map___

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2015-02-03 17:06:55 (0 comments, 28 reshares, 111 +1s)Open 

What would the world look like if we re-sized each country in proportion to its population? Pretty darn crazy!

Canada is reduced to a line. Greenland is gone! You'll never think of Russia the same way again. Madagascar was a surprise. 

Check out the contrast between Australia and Papua province (and Australians are FREAKED OUT about immigrants overrunning their country!).

Hong Kong and Singapore are bigger than Mongolia and New Zealand. China and India you expect. But check out Greater Delhi, bigger than many countries, and  Mexico City!

Some parts are reassuring. South America is pretty much like... South America. 

I hope the map gives each country a bit of context around its place, literally, in the world.

The map was created by redditor TeaDranks: http://goo.gl/vyHzLj

What would the world look like if we re-sized each country in proportion to its population? Pretty darn crazy!

Canada is reduced to a line. Greenland is gone! You'll never think of Russia the same way again. Madagascar was a surprise. 

Check out the contrast between Australia and Papua province (and Australians are FREAKED OUT about immigrants overrunning their country!).

Hong Kong and Singapore are bigger than Mongolia and New Zealand. China and India you expect. But check out Greater Delhi, bigger than many countries, and  Mexico City!

Some parts are reassuring. South America is pretty much like... South America. 

I hope the map gives each country a bit of context around its place, literally, in the world.

The map was created by redditor TeaDranks: http://goo.gl/vyHzLj___

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2015-02-02 17:33:12 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

[If you are on Instagram, follow long here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld]

Año Nuevo State Park is just off Santa Cruz, CA, is the site of the largest breeding colonies for northern Elephant Seals. The males are fourteen to sixteen feet long and weigh up to 2.5 tons (!). Their violent battles to establish dominance are pretty legendary. And on sand, they can move at 8 miles per hour (the best we can do is six!). For someone so heavy, it is pretty amazing to see them move.

It is a lovely place to visit. Not just to see the Elephant Seals, but nature in general. Below are some pictures from our trip yesterday. If you are in the area, you should definitely consider visiting. 

http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=523

[If you are on Instagram, follow long here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld]

Año Nuevo State Park is just off Santa Cruz, CA, is the site of the largest breeding colonies for northern Elephant Seals. The males are fourteen to sixteen feet long and weigh up to 2.5 tons (!). Their violent battles to establish dominance are pretty legendary. And on sand, they can move at 8 miles per hour (the best we can do is six!). For someone so heavy, it is pretty amazing to see them move.

It is a lovely place to visit. Not just to see the Elephant Seals, but nature in general. Below are some pictures from our trip yesterday. If you are in the area, you should definitely consider visiting. 

http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=523___

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2015-02-01 00:17:08 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Incredible creativity!

These graphite sculptures, on normal pencils, are created by Benjamin Kreze. http://goo.gl/ucycpa

If you are not out and about, as you look at the pictures try to pull out a pencil. That simple bit of context will deepen your appreciation for Mr. Kreze's talent.

Incredible creativity!

These graphite sculptures, on normal pencils, are created by Benjamin Kreze. http://goo.gl/ucycpa

If you are not out and about, as you look at the pictures try to pull out a pencil. That simple bit of context will deepen your appreciation for Mr. Kreze's talent.___

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2015-01-30 20:35:16 (5 comments, 25 reshares, 121 +1s)Open 

Sometimes a cartoon captures so beautifully the essence of a challenge. This is one of those...

I worry a lot about this tradeoff. David Cameron is not a loon (ok he has clearly exhibited recently that in this area he is). Other leaders and countries are saying/doing this. And we are simply accepting it. Sad.

Sometimes a cartoon captures so beautifully the essence of a challenge. This is one of those...

I worry a lot about this tradeoff. David Cameron is not a loon (ok he has clearly exhibited recently that in this area he is). Other leaders and countries are saying/doing this. And we are simply accepting it. Sad.___

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2015-01-30 06:55:33 (5 comments, 23 reshares, 107 +1s)Open 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier in the day and it is too good not to share with you all!

#lifesavingsolutions   #modernfamily  

via +Thomas Baekdal 

If you are not following me on Instagram (do it here: http://instagram.com/avinashplusworld), I'd posted this earlier in the day and it is too good not to share with you all!

#lifesavingsolutions   #modernfamily  

via +Thomas Baekdal ___

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