Owning your eminence digitally – which I call social leadership – is the career powerplay today. But it’s not easy! Having done this with thousands of people, I can tell you one thing for sure – the majority struggle to tap into the voice they want to own.
Today I publish my 100th LinkedIn blog, and I’m getting close to 1,000 published blogs since seriously kicking this journey off in 2009. Milestones are always a time for reflection, and so I thought it was worth sharing the great and not so great of what it’s like to lay it all out there on
Dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain, is credited with one of the negative side effects of social media – addiction. Anything for that shot, hey? But like all things perceived negative around social media, maybe successful social leadership means turning it into a positive. We do that by moving away from the mindset of what
I’m absolutely thrilled to share the success story of how building a social leadership culture can absolutely transform a business from the inside out. Hand on heart, it’s been the privilege of my career to work with the incredible professionals at IBM across Asia Pacific. Some of the smartest and most passionate people I’ve ever
A question I get asked a lot, and the answer is absolutely, of course I do! Do you think I’m nuts? Like most people, social media does my head in.
My prediction for 2018 is senior executive teams will make it a number one priority to get employees engaged on social media, seeing it as a key driver and opportunity to build their business. Momentum has already started, especially in the B2B space, and it’s going to explode next year. Check in with me November
I’ve spoken to thousands of people in the last couple of years about personal branding, and I’ve probably run my workshop for close to a thousand B2B professionals so far. At this point, I think I’m getting close to a good understanding of the market, how professionals are feeling about it, and where we’re at.
There are two observations – shared with me in all social leadership courses – that need to be addressed and then we need to move on. They are: LinkedIn is a recruitment platform, you only go there when you’re looking for a job. And You should only connect with people you already know on LinkedIn.
I’ve been blogging and building a personal brand for a decade, and if you’ve been following my blogs, I rarely ask for anything in return. In fact, I’ve discovered I don’t need to sell anything. I get phone calls and emails within minutes of publishing blogs from professionals wanting to work with me. These leaders
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