The high five is a celebratory hand gesture that occurs when two people simultaneously raise one hand each, about head-high, and push, slide, or slap the flat of their palm against the flat palm of the other person. The gesture is often preceded verbally by a phrase like "Give me five" or "High five".There are many origin stories of the high five, but the two most documented candidates are Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke of the Los Angeles Dodgers professional baseball team on October 2, 1977, and Wiley Brown and Derek Smith of the Louisville Cardinals men's college basketball team during the 1978–1979 season.
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  • LinkedIn Lessons From Game of Thrones: Seven Ways to Develop Connections (Part 1)

    … is the equivalent of extending your arm in friendship: Most people will shake your hand rather than decline the gesture. Or, maybe, they'll give you a high-five. You don't need a user's email address to send a LinkedIn connection request if you select the "friend" option. Again, remember that if you get too many rejected connection requests…

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  • Interview with Olivia Fabian, Founder of OFabz Swimwear

    … and told them how cute our suits were. Both small and large shops liked our suits and decided to pick up the line. We had put our very favorite store ever, ModCloth.com, on the list and, to our delight, they picked up the line too! This was a huge leap for the company and a real high-five moment. With 2015 just around the corner, what’s next for your…

    Blogtrepreneur- 17 readers -
  • Interview with Brian Clark: The Next Step After Empathy Maps

    Well isn’t this a pleasant surprise. After we published the third installment of our three-part series on content strategy, Brian Clark informed me that he had the perfect follow-up topic for the next episode. Sure, Mr. Clark, I think we can make room for you in the schedule. Consider this a bonus fourth episode in the content strategy series — and it goes next-level.

    Jerod Morris/ Copyblogger- 15 readers -
  • Productivity Tools We Love: iDoneThis

    … it looks in the real world, at least for Raven’s Customer Team: You can choose the times you want to receive reminders and digests. Also, several built-in integrations can automatically post work you’ve done elsewhere to iDoneThis. These include GitHub, Draft, Redmine and Zapier. There are a couple of nifty ways to visualize your accomplishments…

    Arienne Holland/ Raven Blogin Social- 16 readers -
  • Social Media is Not Your Problem

    …. Brands don’t need to individually high-five every single customer after every purchase. But when someone puts up their hand to say, “I loved it,” or “I hated it,” then brands need to take ownership of that and respond. And immediacy is a key factor in these times of social media. The example Scott gives in the book is a story that happened to him…

    Jay Baer/ Convince and Convertin Social Content Twitter- 4 readers -
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