Each summer for the last three years, my wife and I have stayed at the same hotel while visiting the Montreal Jazz Festival. Each time Ali was at the desk checking us in with a smile. Each time asking us a question or two. Not only did he know his [More]
Have you ever been disappointed with the engagement level of your blog? Have you decided that this year something "better happen", to make it all worthwhile? If so, you're not alone. Here are 17 ways drive more users to your blog, and increase their engagement with it: Write great content. [More]
Are you still playing the numbers game with your Social Media accounts? When you first sign up, you aim for ten connections. Then 50, 100, 250, and finally the coveted 500 - you've arrived. And then you aim for 1000. Then 2000. How many is too many? As I look [More]
Ever wonder about the impact you made with those you've touched? Whether you would be remembered or not? And for what? Every so often, we get a stark reminder of this: someone doesn't remember you - but you think they should. Or someone comes up to you and reminds you [More]
Can you ever have too many friends? In real life, the answer is no, but when we're talking about social media, the answer is definitively yes. If you have been collecting so-called friends, contacts, connections, and followers online, then you probably notice that some are more valuable than others. Others [More]
With the change in seasons, the venues for networking may change, but not the fundamentals. Consider these five key networking concepts; are you doing them all? 1) Give to Get: Add value to your network by sending magazine clippings, web links, or other materials to them, without asking for anything [More]
If you are in a meeting, and the speaker seems to be repeating themselves, is it their fault... or yours? While it is true that communication is tough, could it be that they are repeating themselves because they "see" that you aren't listening? They reason - sometimes subconsciously - that [More]
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