Shining A Light

As part of the #YourTurnChallenge series, this is Day #5! What do you do to get yourself unstuck? Excuses come up all the time and a lot of them sound like perfectly legitimate excuses sometimes! I have other things I want to do: Clean up the apartment, spend time making goals, start a different project.… The post Shining A Light appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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Teach us something that you do well

I’m participating in #YourTurnChallenge, an online challenge to post a blog post everyday for 7 days! Day #4 is centered around this statement: Teach us something that you do well. “The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public,” George Jessel One thing… The post Teach us something that you do well appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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Powering Genomics With An Internet Connection

In response to the #YourTurnChallenge Day #3 question: What do you think should be improved? Answer: Harnessing genomics to change the world…which people are improving on right now! Put in extremely simple terms, genomics turns DNA into data so we can analyze it and make changes to a variety of systems: healthcare, forestry, aquaculture etc.… The post Powering Genomics With An Internet Connection appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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Everyone Needs an Audience

Audiences are changing traditional business models Book publishing, music production, film production…you name it, everyone looking to sell, just bought into building an audience. And no, this isn’t new news. A lot of marketers have been saying this over and over again…about brands turning into publishers and engaging customers with useful content they enjoy. Most… The post Everyone Needs an Audience appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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Avoiding Failure

I am participating in Seth Godin & Winnie Kao‘s #YourTurnChallenge, committing to posting on my blog everyday for 7 days. Doesn’t seem like a lot right now…but I know how hard it is to think, write, and ship one post a day…day, after day, after day. I’m excited to see where it goes! Here’s my… The post Avoiding Failure appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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Where to Find The Hard Work

Hard work is hard to find Reading Seth Godin’s ‘What To Do When It’s Your Turn (And It’s Always Your Turn)’ changed my perspective on doing work that matters. ‘The Hard Part’ (on page 66) talks about the lack of manual labour in today’s world and the majority of people’s lack of hard skills (coding,… The post Where to Find The Hard Work appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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How Genomics Will Deliver Value in 2015

“Data is only as valuable as the information and insight we can extract from it.” – CMS Wire Information, not data, will change the world. The only issue is…what does the world care about? With all the advances in genomics and DNA sequencing, how does that lead to real change? The information in DNA unlocks… The post How Genomics Will Deliver Value in 2015 appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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My Most Important Takeaway from Genomics: The Power and The Promise

Genomics: The Power and The Promise, the main genomics conference in Canada, wrapped up on Nov 26th covering lots of different topics and industries centered around genomics. Even though I wasn’t there, I feel like I learned a lot on Twitter! There were over 2,000 tweets, engaging 100+ people online…which is pretty incredible. As a quick… The post My Most Important Takeaway from Genomics: The Power and The Promise appeared first on Fraser Larock.

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