Category Archives: communication

What collaboration looks like on Twitter

Tomorrow, I’ll be making a presentation at Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana*. While I’ll be speaking about LinkedIn, there’s an interesting subtext: the event might have never happened if not for Twitter. Here’s how it came about: On April 27, … Continue reading

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Turn the camera around

Organizations are used to putting themselves in front of the camera to tell their story. Today, there’s a better way. Instead of pointing the camera at the organization, it’s crucial that you point the camera at the audience and let … Continue reading

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The Friday Fail: Signs of the apocalypse

Well, maybe they’re not signs of the apocalypse, but signs like this one certainly contradict themselves. Signs are interesting communication problem because you have so few words to convey meaning. And in that environment, every word counts. Click here for more … Continue reading

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The Friday Fail: Tweets don’t fail me now

Two recent examples show that once something’s out there, it’s there forever: 1. From the Business Insider “Sports Page” blog: ESPN’s “Sports Guy” Bill Simmons accidentally broke huge news about the Vikings trading for Randy Moss… The whole time he was … Continue reading

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My presentation at today’s NCMPR District 3 Conference: reating a Virtual Community: Using Social Media to Connect With Students, Prospects and Alumni

Today, I’ll be presenting at the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations District 3 Conference in Indianapolis. My topic, “Creating a Virtual Community: Using Social Media to Connect With Students, Prospects and Alumni,” is designed to give examples of … Continue reading

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My presentation at today’s NAIFA meeting

This morning, I had the opportunity to present to the Fort Wayne chapter of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors. I focused on “3 Unassailable Social Media Truths”–three factors crucial to understanding how social media is changing our … Continue reading

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Work smarter with Fast Company

If you’re looking to be more productive this week, Fast Company’s “Work Smart” blog is a great place to begin. Hosted by Gina Trapani, founding editor of Lifehacker, “Work Smart” covers everything from effective telecommuting to to-do list best practices. … Continue reading

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