Tag Archive from: social networking
Kill Spam & Replace it With Good
It happens virtually every single day on LinkedIn, Facebook, and other sites. We accept an invitation which is immediately followed by an e-mailed sales pitch. Often the service or product they are selling has nothing to do with our work, business, or interests. Sometimes fiction is added to the pitch: […]
Social Entrepreneur of the Month! He provides a miracle that science has chased for years.
He’s 81, a non-scientist, and has broken the code for a green future. As I shared in a recent article, Social Entrepreneurs are becoming the single most impactful and positive change in the future of work. These are people who insist that changing our world for the better can […]
The #1 Way to Get a Raise – with Total Integrity
“I just believe that the way that young people’s minds develop is fascinating. If you are doing something for a grade or salary or a reward, it doesn’t have as much meaning as creating something for yourself and your own life.” Steve Wozniak For several decades, I’ve have helped […]
End Your Relationship With Facebook? Really?
This morning, I’m waking up to all of the messages about ending one’s relationship with Facebook. Yesterday, I led the last installment of Inspired Social Networking and was telling our participants that we now live in the world of transparency. The tipping point for sexual harrassment happened because of […]
How Social Networking Can Drive Innovation
How many people assume the world’s most innovative companies invent most of their technology in house? Far more innovation is found by individuals going out into the world and finding breakthroughs which they bring back. Thomas Edison did not invent the lightbulb. He networked and found the incandescent bulb that […]
Will Your Tribe Make or Break You?
What happens right after we make a decision to change the business or the course of our lives? We tell members of our tribes. The challenge with tribes is that they have rigid rituals and expectations. When we break one of those rituals, the general response is some form […]
A Whole New Form of Social Networking
Inspired Social Networking Begins on Wednesday, November 8 from 4-6 p.m. Regardless of how skilled you are with social media, Inspired Social Networking will elevate how you experience the process and transform your results. The program blends the best of high-touch business development practices with straightforward online […]
Pulling Back the Curtain on LA – A Great, Great, City
Last Friday, I had elective surgery at Cedars-Sinai and am recovering quite nicely. Everyone on that staff was world-class wonderful. In the evening, the phlebotomist came to visit. When she finished, I asked how long she had been with the hospital and quickly learned she is from Chicago and putting […]
The Best Graduate Gift Ever
Graduating from school is one of the most important rites of passage in our lives. But don’t expect it to look like the past! Today’s average college graduate will change careers not jobs four to six times. In practical terms what does that mean for someone graduating today? First, the […]
Why Active Learners Own Our Future
We used to derive our security from a job. Today we find our security from growth. If that’s true (and it is), consider what a vast change in consciousness and outlook this represents for most of us. In finishing my book The Workplace Engagement Solution (Career Press), I have […]