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Are You Prepared If LinkedIn Goes Out of Business?

Are You Prepared If LinkedIn Goes Out of Business?

Does your business survival depend on social media companies like LinkedIn?  Be prepared! Will LinkedIn go out of business tomorrow? Probably not, but that’s what was said about Blockbuster, Compaq, TWA, and Enron. LinkedIn shares have fallen at least 10 percent following three of its last four earnings reports.  Last week, LinkedIn had its largest …Continue Reading

7 Tips to Retain Your Best Talent

Filed in Blog by on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
7 Tips to Retain Your Best Talent

My experience in the corporate world taught me it made sense to hire smart people and continue to give them responsibility so there was an opportunity to grow.  Providing financial incentives and allowing time to pursue higher education also contributed to company loyalty.  So, the question: how do you keep your most valued employees from …Continue Reading

Social Media and a Handshake – A Winning Combination

Filed in Blog by on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Social Media and a Handshake – A Winning Combination

Like most professional people today I have hundreds LinkedIn connections. LinkedIn offers us tremendous opportunities to connect with people, almost instantly, from all over the world. It’s a thrill to press the “connect” button with someone who may have something in common with you; the possibilities are endless.  The person might be another thought-leader in …Continue Reading

Why Don’t We Just Pick up the Phone?

Filed in Blog, Personalizing Service by on April 25, 2012 0 Comments
Why Don’t We Just Pick up the Phone?

Based on the title of this blog post, you are probably thinking that I’m going to write about why companies don’t pick up the phone fast enough, or at all. That’s not what this blog is about. While I feel that the personalization of service is slowly vanishing, I also think that too many of …Continue Reading