Lean Back, Do The Job You’re Capable of Doing

Posted on March 25, 2014

Sometimes Doing A Job Right Means Leaning Back. When the chief operating officer of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg wrote Lean In, she wrote it to encourage women and to argue for a more equal approach. Whether she achieves her objective remains to be seen, but she certainly got a stream of thinking going. Most of the commentary has […]

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What Does the Future Hold For Communicators? A Look At The Jobs of Tomorrow

This is the time of year that we tend to spend doing two things, we reflect on the year that has been and we make promises about the year to come. Since the stats are against us keeping our New Year’s resolutions, can I suggest instead that we think about the possibilities the future holds? […]

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Saturday Morning Chit Chat – Bad Ideas

Posted on July 13, 2013

In April Budweiser and Facebook announced that they had teamed up to produce the Budweiser Buddy Cup.  When you clink glasses using buddy cups, you instantly become friends on Facebook. I thought it was an April Fools gag. Perhaps I’m getting old or paranoid, but …really? Does anyone think this is a good idea? Aside […]

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You Online, The Forever Footprint

Posted on May 7, 2013

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fu1C-oBdsMM] When I wrote, “That Awkward Personal Branding”, I referenced the bright side of an online persona.  The way it can work to your advantage if you are honest and polite. Being present online can get you a new job, an informal or formal education, a new profession; it can introduce you to interesting and […]

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