Gischeleman: "To Create With the Mind"
So- is the economy recovering yet? The reason I ask is that the poor economy has forced business to focus on selling now! billable hours! and short campaigns! vs longer-term planning. I believe companies need to devote resources to R&D to discover, experiment and stay ahead of where their industries are headed. My favorite example [...]
I have been whining lately about Twitter’s latest “ReTweet” feature, which lets you forward a copy of a Tweet you like. My problem? It sends ReTweets with one click; you cannot edit to add a comment to further the conversation. This is the difference between “echo” and “reverb.” I’ll define echo as repeating the exact [...]
I refuse to say "print is dead" because I don’t believe it, but scenes like this closed used book store near downtown Boston say a lot about where media is headed. Gradually, places where we got our print fix are being eroded as we get more online and these businesses become less viable. The same [...]
I’m not the most prolific business traveler, but if there is one thing that goes naturally with social media, it’s travel. I write this post from South Beach, Miami, where I attended the SIPA publishers’ conference (http://sipaonline.com)/. Social media and conferences is old hat, but it’s the other networking that counts: – Making things happen: [...]
I have written in the past about the “Responsibility of the Audience,” the need for people to be critical readers as the range and democratization of information sources has brought with it a comparable range of quality of that information. Consumers of information have the power to inform themselves better by being their own journalists [...]
What separates the “Gurus” from the rest of us? Nothing. Everything. Nothing? I know enough smart people in the social media and communications spaces to know that there are many people not singled out as “micro-celebrities” in their field who are quite capable of being superstars. Heck, they are superstars through what they do. When I tell [...]