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Posted by : Cass Brewer Marketinghed: Up up and awaydek: many online marketers have crashed and burned. new approaches have a better chance of taking flight.dek: personalized pages and other gimmicks won't impress customers as much as sound products and services.dek: if you can't be the best, be better-or at least distinctive.dek: thanks to the rapidly changing online landscape, good marketing is more difficult than ever.by Cass Brewer
Marketing in the information age is like Douglas Adams' description of flying: The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. Both sound easy, but in practice are difficult and prone to producing wreckage. Still, if you can figure out the technique, your horizons broaden considerably.
Like early aviation, early online marketing efforts seem a little ridiculous in retrospect: clumsy efforts to imitate working examples in other media. In the case of the plane it was machines with flapping wings. In the case of online marketing it was, among other gaffes, the attempt to reproduce the offline shopping experience, under the premise that the average consumer wouldn't notice the difference. (Attention, Kmart shoppers! The Web is not a holodeck.)
Of course, marketers and marketing theory have come a long way over the last couple of years sort of. New commercial opportunities exist, and new ways to tap them. Armed with experience and a fresh perspective, it's possible to survey the wreckage of failed f...
Dates: 2/1/2013 - 5/31/2013
Location: House In The Wood on the "Island of Lake Delavan"
3300 Bay Road
Friday, February 1, 2013 through Friday, May 31, 2013. We are open February through May for school groups kindergarten through high school. We offer day and resident programs. We specialize in programs that are individually designed for your needs around state standards. fees vary. House In The Wood on the "Island of Lake Delavan", 3300 Bay Road, Delavan, Walworth County. Call 262-728-2752.
The Woman's Leadership Journey - 2013
Dates: 2/5/2013 - 5/21/2013
Location: The Monarch Center/Bundling Board Inn
220 E South Street
Breaking the Glass Ceiling & Fulfilling Your Economic Potential
Although data indicate that women in leadership roles are increasing, women still remain underrepresented in top positions and gender differences exist in compensation and the types of top leadership positions that women attain.
The goal of The Women’s Leadership Journey is to provide you:
With the opportunity to develop your own Personal Leadership Development Plan by learning best leadership practices and actionable strategies to help you face current structural and gender-based challenges that could be significant barriers to your leadership advancement and
Put your Personal Leadership Development Plan into action through post-workshop group coaching
The telecourse is divided into three parts, each six weeks in length.
Miss a meeting? Telecourses are recorded and can be accessed 24/7
Part 1: Exploit Your Leadership Style for Organizational Impact
Starts February 5, 2013 - 7:30 - 8:30 PM CST
To be a successful leader you need to know yourself and apply your strenghts. In this part of the Journey you identify and learn to lead with your signature strengths. You will learn how to gender behavioral differences affect women in the workplace and how to minimize these. You'll also develop your personal vision, purpose and mission which will be your formula for success in moving you up the career ladder. Part 1 of Your Personal Leadership Development Plan will be completed.
Part 2: Establish Leadership Presence that Influences and Inspires
Starts March 12, 2012
Working Group on Human Potential: TBA
Dates: 5/21/2013 - 5/21/2013
Location: University of Chicago
5801 South Ellis Avenue
Harris School of Public Policy Studies, Room 224
1155 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL
For full workshop schedule and to download papers, please visit workshop webpage.
Inside Art: Dada, Surrealism and Magic Realism in America
Dates: 5/22/2013 - 5/22/2013
Location: School of the Art Institute of Chicago
36 S Wabash
Trace the origins of modern art at the dawn of the 20th century in a year-long lecture series on the art historic roots and development of modernism in Europe and America. The year 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armory Show at the Art Institute, a traveling exhibition that served as the first exposure of many Americans to modern and abstract art. Coinciding with the exhibition Picasso and Chicago, this series will examine the artists and movements—such as Cubism, Fauvism and Dada—that caused a major stir a century ago.
Make your reservations today!
Interested in attending additional upcoming Inside Art lectures? Please visit the Member Programs page for additional information.
Paying Scholarship and Fellowship Payments to Foreign Nationals
Dates: 5/23/2013 - 5/23/2013
Location: University of Chicago
5801 South Ellis Avenue
6054 South Drexel Avenue, Room 144
6054 South Drexel Avenue, Chicago, IL
This workshop will provide an overview of policies and procedures for issuing payments to foreign nationals who are receiving scholarship stipend or fellowships at the University of Chicago. This interactive session will focus on the required documents (including sample forms, tax treaty forms and ITIN application procedures), taxation of the payments and year end reporting. This course is designed for University administrators and staff members responsible for paying scholarship stipends and fellowships.