CEOs need to be on social. Um, yesterday in fact.
There are approximately 11.2 million articles written almost every day on how to improve productivity, and much of it is BS and fluff. What’s the real story?
Some studies have shown that 68% of the Fortune 500 CEOs aren’t on social media. But for the ones that are, what traits are making the biggest difference to their business?
The problem for a lot of people is that they get too concerned with tools and rush right into automation suites. Some of the most popular are Buffer, HootSuite, and CoSchedule (which is embedded within WordPress CMS in a lot of cases). Automation is a great concept — it helps you scale how many […]
Managerial ‘skills’ used to be defined around hitting targets on long-range deliverables and projects. Increasingly, it’s about getting a team together, tackling something for six weeks, and moving onto the next thing. How is that changing the ways we work?
Most freelancers don’t love LinkedIn as they build a small business — it takes too long to get responses and it’s hard to ‘bid’ or ‘price’ gig work. But … LinkedIn is about to change all that.
I love seeing executives use Twitter. It’s wonderful to watch them step out of their ‘LinkedIn comfort zone’ and be truly ‘social’ by tweeting. They’re the trend setters, the ground breakers, the early adopters. They’re ahead of the curve. They’re the ‘blue unicorns’ (because they’re so rare). Too bad they’re five years too late. I […]
Take these two concepts and think about them: Harry Potter, maybe the most successful film + book franchise of the last 20-50 years, comes from JK Rowling experiencing ‘loads’ of rejections before she got a publisher. The main way we set up workplaces (oftentimes) is that you have a manager, and you submit ideas/concepts to that […]
I’m going to share the policy I’ve been following since my first Tweet in April 2009 — and that I’ve blogged about periodically from 2010 until now. It works well for me. You can adopt this policy for yourself or not, as you wish. Ready? It’s really straightforward. I follow everyone back on Twitter. (Just […]
You may have conducted a handful of experiments with a select group of employees and achieved promising results for a potential employee advocacy program. But you’re not sure where you go from there. How do you implement this exciting program you have been researching, analysing and experimenting? Success comes down to culture. It was Alli Soule’s job title that caught my […]