Work is increasingly something we DO and less someplace we GO. Combine employment trends with the ability to deliver expertise from anywhere with a phone and internet connection and we have a trend in independent contracting. Organizations like FIELD NATION are leading the way when it comes to combining a jobs marketplace with a business … Continue reading Thinking of Going Independent? Here is How To Put a Value on You
There are many kinds of customer communities, from fans on Facebook, to private communities that congregate on company forums. But what makes people join up? What keeps them coming back? How can you start getting your customer community engaged? We asked five highly credentialed experts about this. They have practical advice and some profound insights … Continue reading How To Build A Killer Community – The Experts’ Roundtable
This is not a fluffy-puff collaboration article. You won’t read about team unity, the importance of open and honest dialogue or flattened org charts. This is about big data. This is about the 5 steps you must take if you hope to tap the power of big data and use it drive fundamental improvements in … Continue reading 5 Must Have Steps To Combine Big Data and Collaboration
Here is a presentation I gave at the Rotary Club District Conference Yesterday. The crowd was very receptive and laughed at all the right spots which is always good. Please contact me if you’d like me to present this to your team, company or club. The notes section contains speaking notes, references and image citations. … Continue reading The Social Media Shift
QR codes, those blocky squares of encoded information, have received a drubbing in the media lately. This is due to an appalling failure of businesses to use them correctly and a lack of design creativity that is simply lazy. Flying to speak to a conference in San Francisco earlier this week I counted 21 QR … Continue reading 5 Reasons QR Codes TOP NFC and Image Recognition
Beneath all the social media advice are requirements that must be uncovered if businesses have any hope of putting it to work. Here are real Day-Zero strategies to help you tap into and nurture the interest of your employees, fans and partners.
As Spring enters and we remember Valentine’s Day, love is still in the air. Philosophers and poets have theorized about what it means to be human and to love. They have defined community, explained empathy and descried the connections we have with each other when we’re in love. These days it is often social … Continue reading 3 Lessons From Love for Social Business