Why you don’t need to buy any social software

(Until you read this post) If my last post on why I wish social was NOT in my job title didn’t stir up enough controversy – then this one might! “Invest in social culture before social technology”   In this post I will explain the harsh question you need to ask yourself before you decide to spend […]

I wish social was NOT in my job title

I have a dream…… I dream of a day when social is not in my job title I dream of the day when social is not called social I dream of a day when social becomes what it deserves to be Let me explain…. As I explained in my previous post “What is social media?” […]

Why use social media?

Are you considering using social media at work or in your professional life? Well, then you may need to get in touch with the Stellar SEO Are you trying to figure out what social media can help you achieve or see if it’s worth your while? Read on to help you understand the value social media […]

Why you don’t need a Social Media Strategy from #smwldn

I have had a busy week this week, having spoken at four separate events. Yesterday I had the privilege of being asked to deliver a presentation at Facebook’s London office as part of Social Media Week 2012. I had a room full of people for an hour to share my views about social business. It was a great experience to […]

Can conflict in social business be a good thing?

When I work from home and take a break to eat lunch I normally get my iPad out, open the TED app and watch a video to see if I can find any additional inspiration for the afternoon. Yesterday I searched for leadership and came across Margaret Heffernan’s talk called “Dare to disagree.” The official […]

How to write your first blog

I have spent the past week sunning myself around a pool, high in the Italian hills of Giaole in Chainti, Tuscany. For the last 30 years I have been convinced that I cannot hold my breath under water with out holding my nose. During the first day around the pool I was embarrassingly trying to […]

What is social media?

Social Media means so many things to so many people,  I thought I would add my 2 cents. I want to start by agreeing with Gary Vaynerchuk in saying that there is no such thing as “social media”. Social media is just a term to describe the current state of the internet. Just in the […]