Who is your community?

Often we equate our community with our geographic neighborhood ... the neighbor down the block (whether we really know him or not), the businesses in our town and sometimes our Facebook friends. I view my community little differently. It's my Tweeps on Twitter - it's Jennifer Sertl, it's Melissa Pardo, it's Dawna Mclean it's Jay … Continue reading Who is your community?

Falling leaves and the opportunity of change

Yesterday was  not the best day I've had recently.  It wasn't terrible, just not productive.  One of those "take one step forward, two steps back" times ... only without the one step forward. A lot of this has to deal with the fact we are embarking upon another holiday this weekend.  I have this love … Continue reading Falling leaves and the opportunity of change

The Baby Boomer, Gen Y communications gap and social media … the solution or the problem?

I got up this morning at 4:30am - and as I do every morning, I attacked my "1st thing To Do in the morning task."  Today it was clean out the people I follow on Twitter.  I was getting to the point where I couldn't even delve into the links because there was too much … Continue reading The Baby Boomer, Gen Y communications gap and social media … the solution or the problem?

10,000 hours … or is it 10,000 tweets?

I guess this is Malcolm Gladwell day.  My post this morning was on his 120 Rule.  Now this one references the key point in his book, "The Outliers." For those of you who haven't read "Outliers," which is probably not many of you, a central premise of the book was that to be an expert … Continue reading 10,000 hours … or is it 10,000 tweets?

Gladwell’s 150 rule … how does it apply to social media?

In his 2000 book, "The Tipping Point," renown author, Malcolm Gladwell, cited the example of a manufacturing firm on the East Coast and its adherence to relationship building and numbers.  This firm determined that having more than a certain amount of people in one building or facility would actually prove detrimental to building teamwork and … Continue reading Gladwell’s 150 rule … how does it apply to social media?