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7 Tricks to Tackle The Resistance

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

In Poke the Box, Seth Godin calls it the Lizard Brain. In The War of Art, Steven Pressfield calls it the Resistance.
Whatever it really is, this invisible enemy is nothing if not a strong force. It’s a brick wall thrown up in the journey of your success. It can be terrifying, demoralizing, [...]

1001 Days of Twitter

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Dear Twitter,
It’s been 1001 days since we made it official. So today, in honor of our 1001th day together, it being Valentine’s week and all, I wanted to share my thoughts about our relationship.
For the record, I resisted you as long as I possibly could. All my friends were telling me how great you were. [...]

5 Can’t-Miss Tips (and Tools) for Connecting at Conferences

Friday, July 16th, 2010

5 Tips and Tools to help balance the pressures of digital with the opportunities of in-person at conferences.

57 Power Words for Writing Brilliant Headlines

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Whether you’re a new blogger just developing your niche or a seasoned writer developing your next great post, finding just the right headline can be just the inspiration you need. Plus, a great headline can mean the difference between a great post that gets little attention and a great post that brings traffic, comments, and [...]

Meaning, Measurement & Numbers: Twitter’s Follower Bug & the Value of Social Networks

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Would social media be better without public numbers?
Today’s follower bug on Twitter has stirred up questions again about the value of perceived personal and organizational social capital of social media sites that make front and central the numbers of followers of each user.
In case you missed it, for a little while today, the Entire Twitter [...]

Personal Social Responsibility & The Authentic Soul of Your Brand

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

In the world of public relations, social responsibility is a critical part of the heart of a brand. It’s an important way for organizations to connect with and give back to the communities they do business in. It’s a popular tactic for mega-corporations all the way to small businesses. When it comes to personal brands, [...]

Does it Really Work? What Happens When You Risk It

Friday, November 13th, 2009

There’s something to be said for planning. Being a strategic thinker is one of my top strengths according to the results of my Strength’s Finder test. On top of that, there’s ideation, which shows up in the fact that ideas fascinate me and I weave threads of connection between ideas, events, even people that may [...]

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