“You’re a big music fan, aren’t you?”
We stood there talking among other parents who mingled while kids ran around celebrating our Little League T-ball season.
“Yes, indeed,” I answered.
“You heard about B.B. King?”
“Yes, what a loss to … Read more
People are often surprised by what they hear that has been said behind their backs….! I emphasize as part of my Reputation Management theme, the better one manages his or her reputation, the less likely such surprises will occur.
So … Read more
The HR Whine & Dine Networking Movement
By now, most of us have had a small taste at what networking events have to offer. Networking usually involves a formal setting, with hardly enough time or real opportunities to speak with … Read more
We already know that social media is extremely powerful for business communication. Essentially, anyone with an internet connection has the potential to cultivate and grow a brand. Corporate brand, product brand, personal brand, employer brand — the possibilities are limitless.… Read more
We’ve made the business case for the unemployed and helped to further humanize brands. The growing space in between elevates employee and employer to better see into each other’s yard. The Internet’s collaborative inter-connectivity empowers us all to own our … Read more
Just because I like you, doesn’t mean we’re friends. At least on Facebook.
I’m talking about the strange engagement arrangement between companies, associations, non-profits, clubs, professional groups, other groups, events — and their followers. Or, more appropriately, their fans who … Read more
Written by Omowale Casselle
Crowdsourcing is the act of outsourcing tasks traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, to an undefined, large group of people or community (a “crowd”), through an open call (Wikipedia). In theory, the internet should be … Read more
Written by Kirsten Taggart
I’m currently in Australia taking some classes and learning what life is like in the southern hemisphere. Even more, I’m learning some important lessons and tricks on how to advance my career away from home without … Read more
As a digital native, I grew up with the web. And by that I don’t mean I just grew up with Internet access, though that’s true. I mean the Web and I grew up together. See, I was just old … Read more
If we all knew what we wanted to be when we grew up, then what’s the point of growing up? Where’s the beauty in the journey?
When I say “beauty” I’m not talking just about the literal kind of pretty, … Read more
Written by Kevin Wang
There are core values and ideas that will remain eternal. However, the shape and form in which they manifest themselves constantly changes through time due to improved technology or cultural shifts. Think of what marriage, transportation, … Read more