How to harvest content in the age of ‘trusted relationships’…

Michael Moon – author of the book Firebrands – hypothesized prophetically and correctly 15 years ago when he stated that we had moved beyond the information age to the age of trusted relationships. I always found this curious because we had just entered the era of the personal internet – surely THIS was the information … Continue reading How to harvest content in the age of ‘trusted relationships’…

It’s in the way that you use it…

As the great philosopher Eric Clapton reminds us -- it's not the tools, but it in the way that you use them! http://youtu.be/l0XQwazkx10 Still, for those who are curious, here is a dynamic list of social media tools that I use and recommend. Questions? Feedback? I'm also available for Personal Digital Coaching in how to … Continue reading It’s in the way that you use it…

How to Cope with the Death of Google Reader

Sonia Simone at CopyBlogger has a post worth your attention on the death of Google Reader: You know the stages. First, denial. “No way, dude, that’s got to be a rumor.” Then anger. “Don’t Be Evil my $%&! How could they do this to me?” Bargaining. “Could a new version of Google Reader really save … Continue reading How to Cope with the Death of Google Reader

5 Cool Tools for Archiving Social Media Posts

Tammy Kahn Fennell has a nice post here: Whether you’re actively posting or just browsing through your social streams, things move pretty fast.  A post is often there one minute and gone the next. With hundreds of millions of status updates and tweets sent every day, finding them later is next to impossible. Here are … Continue reading 5 Cool Tools for Archiving Social Media Posts

Thinking about thinking about transformational thought leadership…

...and attempting to apply it to transformational thought leadership. Some very rough thinking on some of the perils of 'becoming known'...

Keep Calm and [Keep Using] Google Reader

Looking for a Google Reader alternative? Michael Hyatt writes: On Wednesday, Google surprised denizens of the Internet with the news that they would be discontinuing Google Reader. This was a sad day for people like me who consume most of their blog content with this simple, easy-to-use RSS aggregator. Almost immediately, I was flooded with … Continue reading Keep Calm and [Keep Using] Google Reader