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MRKTRS WKLY #50


PRICELESS ADVICE FROM BEZOS

Jeff Bezos believes the smartest people are those that are constantly second guessing, revising and reconsidering a problem they’ve already solved – inconsistency of thought IS a positive trait.

As a $156 billion-dollar man that’s surrounded by the best of the best, and knows a thing or two about pivoting and leading the pack(s), it’s priceless advice. Bezos believes it’s perfectly healthy/encouraged  to have an idea tomorrow that contradicts your idea today.

You should consider your point of view as temporary.

Why? It means you can be open to:

     New points of view
   
  New information
   
  New ideas
   
  Contradictions
   
  And challenge they way you think.

This came from Jason Fried (author of Rework) who had the pleasure of The Jeff swinging by his office. Just another casual Thursday at Basecamp….

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WKLY PICKS

LP’S – Here’s what Adespresso learned from analyzing over 750,000 Facebook ads   — Check it Out

ERGONOMICS – After a more comfortable office chair? The MRKTRS community reacts with their advice. Incl a 5 year split-test! — Take a Look

BOOKS – “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. All of you can do it, but I guarantee not many of you will…” Charles Chu took Warren Buffett’s quote literally. Here’s what happened.  — Find out why

PHOTO OF THE WEEK:

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HOT OFF THE PRESS

PIVOT – Y Combinator accidentally sent out 15,000 acceptance letters for their Startup School program. Here’s how they made good on their error.  — Read More

DEEPLEARNING – The growth of deep-learning is expected to accelerate and continue innovating over the next few years – here’s 10 examples of how it’s being used this very minute  — Learn More

TRAVEL  Planning your next vacation? This new Google tool helps you decide when to buy your next holiday season flight.  — View Here

IGTV –  It’s no flop (yet), but IGTV hasn’t been an instant hit like Instagram Stories. App installs are down, views are still far behind standard video posts. But, “It’s early days” says Big Kev — View More

Stay tuned for the next edition of MRKTRS WKLY.

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