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3 12, 2018

Get Facebook Ads Right, Engage, and Stretch Those ‘Little Grey Cells’!! – Best of November

By | 2018-11-30T15:51:58-08:00 December 3rd, 2018|Creativity, Engagement, Facebook, LinkedIn, Social Media, Thinking, Video|

jill111 / Pixabay November allowed us all a chance to be Thankful, and then take a deep breath as we dive into the pre-Christmas / New Year period. Depending on your business, this may be the best and most hectic time of year, or things may cool down a bit while your customers [...]

23 10, 2017

If You Read One Article About Ideas, Read This One!

By | 2017-10-20T14:32:30-08:00 October 23rd, 2017|Creativity, Dialogue, Ideas, Meaning|

BOOKS: Ideas Bound I have long had the habit of reading more than a book at a time… Since the advent of the Amazon Kindle, however, this has become something that is second nature. I don’t think it odd, and, with the ready access to who-knows-how-many books and samples I carry around, it [...]

24 10, 2016

How Do You Get to Valuable Options?

By | 2017-10-20T15:23:17-08:00 October 24th, 2016|Change, Collaboration, Creativity, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Innovation, Leadership, Problem-solving, Strategy, Uncategorized|

Options not Answers How many squirrels can you follow at once? This is the thought that occurred to me while reading a recent article by Valeria Maltoni entitled Inventing Options for Mutual Gain. While describing an excellent process for arriving at options, and not necessarily “the final solution”, I am reminded [...]

29 08, 2016

AUGUST SAMPLER: 5 Informative and Imaginative Posts For You!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:18-08:00 August 29th, 2016|Communication, Content, Conversation, Creativity, Entrepreneur, Facebook, H2H, Marketing, Small Business, Social Media, VACC|

The end of summer is upon us. These diverse articles will tickle your imagination and start you thinking about what your autumn online activities might be! 10 Social Media Myths 10 social media myths to quash  Many times I must slip into “Mythbusters” Mode when speaking to groups about what’s [...]

1 08, 2016

FOCUS: Introducing a Summer Reading Sampler!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:19-08:00 August 1st, 2016|Content, Creativity, Discussion, Entrepreneur, Focus, H2H, Interesting things, Kindle, Leadership, Sharing, Smart Business, VACC|

Ah….summer reading! I frequent the Conversation Agent blog published by Valeria Maltoni regularly, and take away more food for thought than I get from any other blog. She recently posted an article containing a Summer reading list. Heading into the last full month of summer (although here in the Pacific [...]

25 07, 2016

Top 5 Timely and Valuable Articles for July

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:19-08:00 July 25th, 2016|Authenticity, Communication, Content, Creativity, Customer Experience, Entrepreneur, Facebook, H2H, Marketing, Small Business, Smart Business, Social Media, Strategy, Video|

Wow, that was fast! There was all the hub-bub for the Fourth of July, then the flurry of political conventions, and now we’re at the end of the month and looking back at some of the really helpful articles that have been published across the web…..and there have been a LOT of them! Here are [...]

18 07, 2016

Still Waiting For That Expert “Top Ten” List?

By | 2018-11-08T16:00:11-08:00 July 18th, 2016|Ambiguity, Authenticity, Awareness, Blogging, Communication, Conversation, Creativity, Customer Experience, Entrepreneur, H2H, Meaning, Reflection, Small Business, Smart Business, Strategy, Thoughts, VACC|

Top 10! It's not all that hard to be different, because you are. I made an observation recently in a meeting about the tension we have in each of us to both fit in and be utterly unique. This applies to individuals (this is America, after all...individuals are a huge, almost obsessive focus of our attention...) [...]

20 06, 2016

FOCUS: Is It Destiny or Just a Feeling…or WHAT?

By | 2018-06-15T15:56:26-08:00 June 20th, 2016|Ambiguity, Authenticity, Awareness, Creativity, Decision-making, Entrepreneur, Focus, Leadership, Meaning, Problem-solving, Productivity, Small Business, Smart Business, Strategy|

Decisions and Discernment How do you arrive at the thing or things to focus on every day? There are innumerable items that float through my brain every day, usually just at the time the alarm goes off (if I’m lucky and don’t wake up early…). Living in a particularly woodsy [...]

18 04, 2016

GO DEEP: Can You See Your Genuine Story?

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:31-08:00 April 18th, 2016|Communication, Content, Creativity, Customer Experience, Facebook, Go Deep, Google, H2H, Marketing, Measurement, People, Small Business, Smart Business, Social Media, Strategy|

Photographer against a sunset You already know about the requirement of posting Top Flight, Relevant, and Shareable content. You may even be working to make sure that you attach a photo or graphic to your posts, since people are attracted to pictures and tend to gloss over text-only posts. Photos [...]

4 04, 2016

FOCUS: Can You Measure the Hard Things?

By | 2018-09-16T13:55:10-08:00 April 4th, 2016|Authenticity, Awareness, Creativity, Decision-making, Focus, Innovation, Leadership, Measurement, People, Problem-solving, Strategy|

(Photo credit: Wikipedia) We all want things to be easy. And it’s not just business, American or Western Society that defaults to easy. While I still worked at Microsoft, one of my managers got our entire team “Easy Buttons.” You pressed the Big Red Button and a voice said, [...]

28 03, 2016

March: It’s Here with Spring, Brackets and Expert Info!

By | 2017-06-12T14:16:31-08:00 March 28th, 2016|Communication, Content, Conversation, Creativity, Customer Experience, Facebook, Google, Marketing, Measurement, Small Business, Social Media, Strategy|

Another bumper crop of great information published by a number of sites this month, so let's dig in! 1 billion posts! How To Improve Facebook Engagement: Insights From 1bn Posts :: This set of data, inhaled and analyzed by the good folks at BuzzSumo, provides some head-scratching information around what you may have [...]

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