Category Archives: Blogging

October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

While personally, I think that EVERYDAY should be a Cybersecurity awareness day, the good folks at the Department of Homeland Security have made October National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This “awareness month” was created in 2004.  Have previously heard of it?  I’ve been aware of the awareness month, since 2010, but I think that the …

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Friends and Barbecue Sauce

Does this word mean the same to you, as it does to me? A quick trip to your local grocery-mega mart will reveal that there are hundreds of types of BBQ sauce…and as you travel to various regions of the US, you will find that “BBQ sauce” can mean different things in different places…is it …

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Are Your Competitors Your Friends?

As the world becomes flatter, and communication with people in different organizations becomes much easier, it seems that competition has become even more frantic. One place for a savvy community manager or social media leader to find an odd ally is amongst your competition. Now I’m not saying that you should spend time editing their …

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The Olympic Brand Games

Perhaps I am showing a bit of my age here, but I remember when the Olympics used to be about sport, competition, ‘the thrill of victory’…about people who may have had political, religious or philosophical differences coming together to celebrate excellence. Then the Olympics became a brand. And I am all for brands, and good …

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Re-birth of a Blog

This blog has been ignored (by me, and anyone who might potentially read it) by close to year. I apologize for that (to myself, and to anyone who might have wanted to read it). I have thought about things to blog about for quite a while, and have decided to give this blog a larger …

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40 Things to Do Before I’m 40 – The Perfect Manhattan

I’m not really that familiar with Manhattans. Back when I was in college,  The Simpsons did the “Bart Joins the Mob” episode.  In that episode the substitute bartender makes Fat Tony a Manhattan that generates the response “What have I done to deserve this flat, flavorless Manhattan”.  Bart then is ordered to make Fat Tony …

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#Trust30 – Image

#Trust30 is an online initiative and 30-day writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself. Use this as an opportunity to reflect on your now, and to create direction for your future. 30 prompts from inspiring thought-leaders will guide you on your writing journey. Image by Matthew Stillman Mess up your hair. …

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#Trust 30 – 10 Year Text

#Trust30 is an online initiative and 30-day writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself. Use this as an opportunity to reflect on your now, and to create direction for your future. 30 prompts from inspiring thought-leaders will guide you on your writing journey. 10 Year Text by Tia Singh Imagine your …

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#Trust30 – Overcoming Uncertainty

#Trust30 is an online initiative and 30-day writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself. Use this as an opportunity to reflect on your now, and to create direction for your future. 30 prompts from inspiring thought-leaders will guide you on your writing journey. Overcoming Uncertainty by Sean Ogle Write down a …

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#Trust30 – Call to Arms

#Trust30 is an online initiative and 30-day writing challenge that encourages you to look within and trust yourself. Use this as an opportunity to reflect on your now, and to create direction for your future. 30 prompts from inspiring thought-leaders will guide you on your writing journey. Call to Arms by Sasha Dichter What if …

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