Monthly Archives: January 2013

Communication Courtesies: The Currency of Today’s Workplace – a guest post by Steve Cebalt

I’ve had the pleasure of partnering with Steve Cebalt in the past, and I’m thrilled to share some of his thinking via this Content guest post. You can read more from Steve on his blog, “34 Waist.” “Communication Courtesies: The … Continue reading

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Being “good at social media” is about as valuable as being “good at video games”

Last week, Jay Baer shared a thought he’s shared before when it comes to what social media skills are really important: The goal isn’t to be good at social media; the goal is to be good at business because of social … Continue reading

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My Jan. GFWBW column: Developing a Social Media Plan, Part 1

Every month, I write a column about social media for the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly. This month, I’m sharing the first of two columns focus on developing a social media plan. Watch for part two in early February. For the … Continue reading

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My (somewhat unsophisticated) standards for connecting online

Today, over on my LinkedIn blog, I shared my two cents about connecting with others on LinkedIn. In short, I’m pretty restrictive in whom I connect with on LinkedIn. I don’t make many connection requests myself (my network is pretty … Continue reading

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Staying “focusd” in 2013

Last Wednesday, I mentioned that one of my goals this year is to stay focused and spend less unproductive time on Facebook and Twitter. I also mentioned that I have plenty of productivity tools and, therefore, need to spend less … Continue reading

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Where’d all the LinkedIn stuff go?

If you’re a regular reader of Content, you know I post about LinkedIn frequently. So why no LinkedIn posts lately? Well, I recently announced the launch of a new blog called The LinkedInstitute, which–as its name suggests–is devoted exclusively to LinkedIn … Continue reading

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