Normal? The recent release of the new DSM-5 manual (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) brings to light the conclusions of a fourteen year project. It is filled with controversy but not conclusions about what is normal.
A book by Allen Frances, Saving Normal, is the focus of this topic. An article in Wired is also the focus of this topic.
Here is another fascinating, albeit a bit confusing, Wired article on this very controversial topic. The conversation would be incomplete without an article on this topic from the New Yorker Magazine, The Rats of N.I.M.H. posted by Gary Greenberg.
Detour, is that normal? to the DSM Conference from Wired. Photo by Greg Miller.
Sources close to acquisition talks between Yahoo and Tumblr say the blogging platform feels that Yahoo’s $1.1 billion offer is “too low” and views it as “only a first offer.” Yahoo may have to significantly increase the offer to close the deal.
Alison Gilbert‘s insight:
Tumblr is cool. Yahoo! is not. But for the right amount of money Yahoo! could become cool enough.
Gwyneth Paltrow recently named the Detox Kitchen her number 1 food delivery service in London; now you can get your health fix at Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor too (RT @HarveyNichols: Take your lunch tips from Goop!
I’ve been spending a lot of time lately talking with young entrepreneurs; more than normal, actually. I’ve been finding 15 minutes on my schedule to sit down for coffee, 5 minutes for a
Alison Gilbert‘s insight:
" . . . something I was blessed to be born with, and that is the Entrepreneurial Skin. It’s an extra layer of belief/hunger/no-holds-barred/ego/determination. It’s this extra entrepreneurial layer that allows you to go in for ‘The Ask’.” Gary Vaynerchuk
Did you know that 90% of all organizations use content in their marketing efforts?
Although the phrase “content marketing” is something of a buzzword amongst today’s promotional teams, the reality is that this inbound marketing practice is both remarkably widespread and effective. To learn more about what content marketing is, how it can benefit your organization and how to get started using this technique to promote your company, check out the following infographic from Demand Metric “A Guide to Marketing Genius: Content Marketing”.
A selection of 378 free and paid-for apps, tools and resources are grouped into handy ‘toolboxes’ across the six disciplines, helping you with everything from sending invoices to sharing sketches on the move to selling your work in an online store.