Connecting With Your Audience Through Meaningful Advertising with Mitch Joel

TTL 576 | Connecting Through Meaningful Advertising

Connecting With Your Audience Through Meaningful Advertising with Mitch Joel

Connecting through meaningful advertising is a key element of any real estate business. However, how we think about buying has greatly changed because of the new models and technology, thereby making advertising rather challenging. Digital expert Mitch Joel shares his observations on how advertising works from a consumer and advertiser’s perspective. Mitch is the Founder of Six Pixels Group, an advisory, investing, and content-producing company that is focused on brands, commerce, community, and what’s next. He offers some tips on how brands and consumers can use technology to efficiently connect with each other, and touches on the importance of evaluating and understanding various audiences before creating a marketing or advertising campaign.

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TTL 542 | Brain Science

The Brain Science Of Perception, Virtual Reality, And Curiosity with Dr. Todd Maddox

Perception is dependent on the individual. Although we may be in the same world, we still perceive reality differently. CEO and Founder of Cognitive Design and Statistical Consulting LLC, Dr. Todd Maddox, dives deep into the brain science of perception and virtual reality while tapping into curiosity. He takes us from a neurochemical standpoint and discusses how our perceptions could affect working with many different cultures and people. Dr. Maddox discusses where understanding and respect come into play, and how it removes the system of harassment that targets others. He also shares his insights on AI and augmented reality and the way they disrupt corporate learning with cultural immersion.

TTL 437 | Irrational Behavior

Understanding People’s Irrational Behavior with Eric Bailey

The way you see the world may be different from how other people do. Sometimes, it takes stepping back to see things more clearly. This is what Eric Balley believes in. With a Master’s degree in Leadership and Organizational Development from Saint Louis University, Eric is the president of Bailey Strategic Innovation Group, a successful communication consulting firm in the USA. For Eric, it’s essential that we start asking people why they are so passionate about their argument more than trying to validate or invalidate their opinion, and try to understand why they care so much. He dives into the importance of having empathy and putting yourself in other people’s shoes and talks about how to deal with people with irrational behavior properly.

TTL 321 | Happiness

The Force of Curiosity with Francesca Gino and The Perception of Happiness with Silvia Garcia

One of the ingredients of a happy life is staying curious. Curiosity makes people search for answers and meaning, which later on lead them to happiness, growth, and exploration. Francesca Gino, Founder & CEO of Feel Logic and author of Rebel Talent, shares the five talents of a rebel and the intriguing positive side of breaking rules. As she gives details about her recent business case, she dives into the benefits of curiosity and effective ways to strengthen this interest.


If staying curious helps our brains release dopamine because we discover new things, then it is definitely a good source of happiness. Silvia Garcia, CEO of Happiest Places to Work, is an expert that can attest to that. As an annual guest of the United Nations to discuss the state of happiness in the world, she imparts how to fix the way we perceive things in order to be happy and reveals the kinds and enemies of happiness. On top of that, she uncovers how the perception of happiness differs globally.

How Employers View an Online Education

In the book The Online Student’s User Manual, I wrote quite a bit about online universities, their perception by employers and how they compare to traditional universities. Check out the following article from that gives some interesting statistics about employer’s perception of online education, also see my previous posting about some of these results by clicking here.

How do employers view online degrees?

How do potential employers view online courses and degrees? How are job candidates viewed based on their academic credentials, online or traditional? Under what circumstances are online degrees viewed as a “non-issue” or an asset for job applicants?

These were some of the questions posed in Hiring Practices and Attitudes: Traditional vs. Online Degree Credentials, research undertaken by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and commissioned by, a web resource of EducationDynamics, which connects prospective students with online degrees. And as with a number of similar studies undertaken over the past ten years, the results reflect an interesting and transitioning set of assumptions among hiring managers about the value of online degrees and degree-holders.

See the key findings as an infographic!

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