Splendid Sundays Volume 86

Sunday, May 27, 2012

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

*The power of shifting 10%.

*On trend with the uptick in "banner blindness," 83% of U.S. adult Facebook users rarely or never click on Facebook ads or sponsored content.

*The new conflict/blood diamonds: ruby mines in Afghanistan recently plundered by thieves.

*Recommended book: The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism by Olivia Fox Cabane. Practical, realistic and a must-read for any introvert (and for many extroverts as well.)

This week in The Splendid Collective:

*I'll be speaking at Engage!12 :: Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas next week on How the Trophy Kids Buy Luxury. This is the ninth Engage! event and one I look forward to every year. If you work in the luxury wedding industry, it is worth attending.

*Want to make sure you're above board in case you ever get audited? Here are some common (and costly) mistakes on the I-9 Form and how to avoid them.

Recent wedding job postings: Summer Assistant at One True Love Vintage Rentals (San Francisco, CA) // Social Media/Marketing Intern at Zengaged (Los Angeles, CA) // More wedding industry job openings

Wedding Statistics: 1 in 6 couples married in 2011 found at least one of the wedding professionals they hired at a bridal expo.

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