Monthly Archives: November 2011

How Not To Be A Social Media Expert Anymore

I’ve always taken a certain level of pride in always being an enigma at any place I worked. I don’t like to be categorized or pigeon holed. Because of that, this last year presented a bit of a problem for me. I have worked very hard to establish myself as … Continue reading

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Some Observations About 2011′s Most Shared Articles On Facebook

Facebook isn’t for friends, it’s for families.  Facebook just released the most shared articles on Facebook in 2011. It’s interesting to look into the collective consciousness of  800 Million people. I love that Facebook is sharing this kind of data and am very curious what other kind of data they have and … Continue reading

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What If You Don’t Know What Kind of Work You’re Passionate About?

Like Laura @lamiki I’m not writing about what I was supposed to write about today, maybe later. But since I don’t have cats to write about, instead I want to follow up on a post I wrote over the weekend. I got quite a bit of positive feedback on my last post about finding … Continue reading

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Gaining a Global Perspective

“That’s a very American point of view” I knew when I took my current gig in London working with our EMEA offices, that I had a dangerously American perspective on life and business. I’m frequently reminded of this in meetings when I say something overly optimistic, entrepreneurial or centered around … Continue reading

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Week 4 of National Just Write Month: Double Your Discipline

At the start of this month I challenged myself to write and post everyday this month. I have managed to post 26 consecutive days (28 days if you count the last two days of October), today will make 27 (30). In the last 26 days I have managed to write … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Connectedness

I work with clients all over Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In some countries access to the Internet is ubiquitous. High speed connectivity isn’t even an issue. In other countries not only is access to the Internet sketchy, if available at all but electricity is spotty. Yet everywhere I … Continue reading

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Finding a Job You Love

This is a problem facing a lot of people. In fact this was a large problem before the recession hit, now it’s an even bigger two-fold problem. One because there are a lot of people out of work, that can’t even find jobs. Two because a lot of people have … Continue reading

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I Am Thankful For The Bad Stuff

It’s Thanksgiving in the States and like all American bloggers I feel obliged to tell you what I’m thankful for, even though I’m not currently in the US of A. But instead of all the good stuff (of which I am blessed with in abundance) I wanted to pass on … Continue reading

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Why You Can’t Get VC Funding For Your Start-Up

Yesterday I asked for help coming up with topics to write about and the question came from one of my high school friends about how to get VC funding for your start-up. As many of you know I used to be the Entrepreneur in Residence at Highway 12 Ventures, so … Continue reading

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I Need Your Help Crowdsourcing Blog Topic Ideas

I have just over a week left of “National Just Write Month” and I was sitting here trying to plan out the rest of my posts. I’ve been able to come up with a few ideas but nothing that I’m super excited about. I also have a dozen ideas sitting … Continue reading

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