Interesting Poll on Linkedin: Should Every Manager Have an MBA?

I live within walking distance of a lot of hot startups. Working in the San Francisco Bay Area and rubbing shoulders with all the entrepreneurial royalty, it's easy to start feeling like everyone has an MBA. Hell, I'm pretty sure the barista downstairs from my place has one to go along with his attitude, and I've …

Now THIS is Email Personalization: LinkedIn Connections Email

Screenshot of personalized email from LinkedIn.
I almost always spend at least a few seconds (practically a lifetime, in the context of email marketing!) looking at the emails LinkedIn sends my way. The "LinkedIn Network Updates" are particularly interesting. I'm curious—I like to know what folks are up to. Previously, these emails have been pretty much HTML text with links on my …