Facebook withdrawal syndrome?

Yes it's only been a few hours without Facebook.... And Instagram... And WhatsApp... No, it is not November 5th, and this is not "V for Vendetta". (But you should go watch it if you haven't already) Click image to rent the movie on YouTube (Image from The Denver Post) But did it impact your day? … Continue reading Facebook withdrawal syndrome?

Virtual encouragement session?

Are you feeling encouraged these days?  I know the lockdown is wearing on so many people right now, so encouragement can be a little hard to come by. I feel blessed that we do have the technology to connect with people virtually when it works. 50 years ago this would not have been a reality … Continue reading Virtual encouragement session?

Are you a popular leader?

Here is one of my favourite leadership stories found in the book of Acts in the Bible: As Paul gathered an armful of sticks and was laying them on the fire, a poisonous snake, driven out by the heat, bit him on the hand. The people of the island saw it hanging from his hand … Continue reading Are you a popular leader?

Experience or Expertise?

A few months back I read a lengthy post on LinkedIn challenging the idea of 'expertise' in the area of LinkedIn. People were posting this on their profiles, proclaiming it in their statuses, and providing how-to's on the matter. I agreed with him. It is something that gets stuck in my craw a little when … Continue reading Experience or Expertise?

Keys to Communication #communicating #relationship

In my upcoming blogposts I will be talking about communication, a subject that is at the centre of much of what I talk about. Sounds like an oxymoron, but many of us who talk a lot do not necessarily communicate well. Take a look at the media or marketing in recent weeks and you gain … Continue reading Keys to Communication #communicating #relationship

Your #socialmedia face tells a story

I love this cartoon, it illustrates how so many treat their social media presence: I was part of a lively conversation at a networking function with people of various work backgrounds. The topic went from experience, to training, to marketing, to... Social media. And we camped here for some time. This was a polarizing topic, … Continue reading Your #socialmedia face tells a story