Spring break is upon us here in Texas, and it is a beautiful week for a South By Southwest Festival. For those of us who took part in all or some of the SXSW Interactive Conference, we are coming out of it with new ideas and a charge of energy. Even if you didn’t make the trek to Austin for… read more →
Last year, I finally bit the bullet and purchased a full access pass to the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference. As a local Austin resident, I had taken advantage of the SXSW Music Festival for years. Having made the leap from client side to Return On Now full time in early 2012, the time was right to check out… read more →
Aren’t you amazed at how large of a backlog you can amass after only three workdays plus a weekend out of office? This is the situation I found myself in after SXSW Interactive 2013. During the event, I was lucky enough to sit in on several outstanding presentations. One of the most intriguing sessions I enjoyed was Mythbusting: Engineering a Viral… read more →
Today at the South By Southwest Interactive Conference, I had the privilege of catching Tim Ferriss (author of The 4-Hour Workweek) present a session about Meta-Learning. What is that? Essentially, it is the idea of “accelerated learning for accelerated times.” We all know that the world is moving fast these days, blazingly fast in fact. This environment requires many more skills… read more →
Today, I am excited to unveil a brand new website for Return On Now. This redesign has been in the works for some time now, and we are happy to have it live in time for this year’s South By Southwest Interactive Conference (SXSWi). The new site is improved in many ways, several of which are important for SEO and… read more →
So today you are looking at the first edition of “Return On News”. My goal is to share a similar set of recommended articles and blog posts at least once monthly. If there is enough volume, I might even do it more often.
Earlier this week I was talking to some colleagues of mine about “corporate speak”. You know what I’m talking about…all of those made up words that aspiring young professionals in big companies use to try to sound smarter. Surely you’ve seen resumes, proposals, or other business documents that were littered with nonsensical words, most of them of many syllables and tenuous definition.