Shark Bites – Week of March 10, 2014

We get interesting information everyday from reading articles in newspapers, blogs, company websites and even from conversations we overhear or have ourselves. Shark Bites is an entry post where I share recent articles, events and conversations with you. Feel free to comment at the very bottom of each post while indulging yourselves with new information. You’ll find that a bit of information a day will go a long way.


Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: President Barack Obama from President Barack Obama


‘Between Two Ferns’ Helps Drive 40% More Visits to

Traffic to was 40% higher on Tuesday than the day prior, after President Obama made a surprise appearance on web series Between Two Ferns with comedian Zach Galifianakis to promote the federal online insurance marketplace.

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TOMS launches one-for-one coffee company

TOMS CEO Blake Mycoskie discusses why the shoe company is expanding its buy-one-give-one model into the premium coffee business.

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Speed reading at 1,000 words a minute

Spritz is a new app designed to let users speed read at up to 1,000 words a minute by keeping the words at the same exact eye level.

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Mark Cuban’s 12 Rules for Startups

These “rules” below aren’t just for those founding the companies, but for those who are considering going to work for them, as well.

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10 Ways to Become the Most Productive Person Around

Have you ever come across someone who just seemed to get so much done and was by far the most productive person you knew? Why can’t you be that person? Here are 10 ways to become the most productive person you know.

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