Treat Your Newsletters With Respect

There’s a guy I recently read called Austin Kleon who wrote a short but remarkable book about the etiquette of being social online. Show Work v1

The book was “Show Your Work” and I’ve read it numerously now, each time gleaning new gems. He basically preaches that success flows to the person who openly shares: that if you come across new knowledge in your field of interest, open it up to others online rather than asking for new things from them. In this way a synergy of thought develops and the world becomes a creatively better place. Continue reading

Is Blogging Like Social Media Really Just Noise?

I saw one of Gen Y’s human resource management practitioners, Sarah Miller, give a video presentation about the role of social media in business the other day. Her summary came down to a basic mantra: to be seen you have to share.

A few days after, a colleague posed the following question: Continue reading