Google’s Social Circle & Social Search May Not Violate Any Privacy Laws But It Gives Me The Creeps

Yesterday I noticed something new in my google search Results from people in your social circle for google social search. It looked like this When I clicked on the link that said Results from people in your social circle for google social search it took me to a page that was just content from my Social Circle. I was a little disturbed by this. First … Continue reading Google’s Social Circle & Social Search May Not Violate Any Privacy Laws But It Gives Me The Creeps

Stop Wasting Your Failures! Plan for Intelligent Failure

It’s all fine and good to say learn from your failures, but how?  First you need to acknowledge that they will happen.  Especially right now in the current economy.  Rita McGrath notes: Despite widespread recognition that challenging times place unpredictable demands on people and businesses, I still run across many managers who would prefer to avoid the logical conclusion that stems from this: failure is … Continue reading Stop Wasting Your Failures! Plan for Intelligent Failure

Top Ten Links Week 12

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 3/19/2010 thru 3/25/2010 1. Youth in Nigeria leverage social media to organize and document massive rally against government via @dmlcentral: Twitter users Gbengasesan and Bubusn posted pictures of the march, and live footage of the event was available at ustream. The demonstration had an online presence unprecedented in the history of Nigerian protest: Facebook, Twitter, and … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 12

There is No Excuse for Bullies at Work (or Anywhere Else)

Times are hard, we are all stressed out, the last thing we need to do is take it out on each other. Don’t worry I am not going to ask you to hold hands and sing kumbaya. I just want you to take a couple of minutes and think about how you treat others, and how others treat you.  Take some time to read this great Code … Continue reading There is No Excuse for Bullies at Work (or Anywhere Else)

Top Ten Links Week 11

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 3/12/2010 thru 3/18/2010 1. Media Skills Integrated into Core Standards #transliteracy – A draft of K-12 standards put forth by the National Governor’s Association, as part of theCommon Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), integrates media skills as a key design consideration of these standards. 2. love this picture of the social media bandwagon – from @jimmy1712‘s … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 11

Top Ten Links Week 10

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 3/5/2010 thru 3/11/2010 1.How to Overcome Idea-to-idea Syndrome via @dmlcentral – Ideas are great, but its the follow through that matters. The idea is the easy part, the dream the vision the excitement, putting it into action requires rolling up your sleeves, late nights, long hours, convincing others and more. The follow through … Continue reading Top Ten Links Week 10

Checklist for Preventing Innovation – What Would You Add?

Watch the video, you really need to see the examples. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=10175915&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 My Anti-Creativity Checklist from Youngme Moon on Vimeo. From the Video Play it Safe. Know your limitations. Remind yourself it’s just a job. Show you’re the smartest guy in the room. Be the tough guy. Respect history. Stop the madness before it can start. Crush early-stage ideas with your business savvy. Use experience as … Continue reading Checklist for Preventing Innovation – What Would You Add?