LinkedIn Skills’ Endorsements, Part 2: Take Control Of Your Skills

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After writing my 1st post about LinkedIn’s New Skills’ Endorsements, a frustrated connection in one of my LinkedIn groups asked why skills that have nothing to do with her skills are being added and endorsed by her connections.
She felt these skills were at odds with her expertise, and wanted to know why it’s happening.
First, LinkedIn offers others suggested skills to …

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: PROJECT DEEP DIVE

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We spend a lot of time talking about how close you need to stay to your clients. Our message is pretty consistent….
“You can’t let too much grass grow beneath your feet when it comes to talking to your clients.”

Letting them know how much you appreciate their business
Discussing what their goals are this year
Discussing the status of a project
Finding out what …

SOCIAL MEDIA MEAN NOTHING WITHOUT ME, I MEAN YOU

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Have you spent time thinking about what Social Media really are?
Here’s my definition:
“In their purest form, Social Media are those media, or methods of communication, that are virtual, and that offer the ability to interact and establish relationships by being ‘social’ with our intended audiences.”
Social Networking occurs within Social Media.
Let’s take a look at what Merriam-Webster has to say about …

SOCIAL MEDIA: ARE YOU PREPARED FOR NEGATIVE PUBLICITY?

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You’re ready, right?
Everything’s under control, isn’t it?
You’re about to watch a firestorm of negative publicity hit because of something you didn’t even mean to do, but you aren’t worried, right?
It could be anything…

Your recent merger is falling apart at the seams, and blogs are swelling with excitement.
You just had your entire Intellectual Property Team leave for Big Firm LLP down …

5 LESSONS FOR RIDING THE SOCIAL MEDIA ROLLERCOASTER

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The conversation that revolves around Social Media, and Marketing overall, is evolving.   Many are becoming more sophisticated in their study and use of these communication tools, but many are not.
Some are becoming more comfortable with their use, but more confused about how they ramp up the understanding of the nuts and bolts of measurement, ROI, sales, the concept of …

PUBLIC SPEAKERS, TAKE NOTE…I DID!

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Do you give presentations as a part of your business?
Do you want to give presentations as a part of your business?
If you answered yes to either of these questions, one of these thoughts has probably come to mind:

I love to speak.
I hate to speak.
I want to love to speak.
I want to learn how to speak better.
I’m scared to death audiences …

GOOGLE PLUS: IT’S EARLY BUT INTERESTING.

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Those who know me won’t be surprised that I’ve been poking around in Google+ since it launched last week. It has many layers, but I thought I’d share a few early observations with you.
Google+ is an interesting site to be sure. I think it will definitely be very popular, but it has a long way to go. Google+ is, admittedly, in …