Weekly Roundup – out with the old, in with the new
It’s the end of an era, time to say goodbye to some old favourites, habits, and things as we knew and loved, and embrace the new, the shiny, the forward-thinking. This month marks the end of VCR, but let’s never forget. Also this week, we see how old dogs can learn new tricks from their younger counterparts, how companies can get a new lease of life by changing their strategy and being smart about marketing, and how dance as we know it can be transformed by turning it upside down and on its side, quite literally.
There’s a famous Dutch saying that states ai???Better stolen well, than imagined badlyai???. One of the most effectiveAi??rules in business:Ai??look atAi??your competitor’s proven product, then market it better than them. Here are the three steps to get you started. (via fortune.com)
How would you feel about being trained by your younger colleague? What about if it meant getting a better understanding of their target audience? The concept is called ai???reverse mentoring’ and companies such as Target are implementing it into their programmes. (via fortune.com)
What do you get when you combine rock climbing with modern dance? California-based dance group BANDALOOP combines acrobatics, dance, and ab-sailing in their performances that take place on the side of building, billboards, and cliffs. (via cnn.com)
It’s the end of VCR, this month the last unit will be manufactured. Along with the now defunct rental stores that used to rent out the VCR recorders and their VHS tapes, we’re saying goodbye to this now almost alien concept of videotapes, not so much on demand. (via wired.com)
Tags: dance, marketing, mentorship, VCR