Janet Fouts

The path to happiness and well-being. #MindfulSocial With Rick Hanson

Janet Fouts

On the #MindfulSocial podcast this week I talk with Dr. Rick Hanson, Ph.D. about learning to actually change the structure of our brain through positive neuroplasticity and ways we can learn from our experiences to have more well-being, happiness and emotional balance in our lives.

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On celebrating the holidays, wishes and realities of #Caregiving

Janet Fouts

I’ve been thinking a lot about how this holiday season affects everyone in different ways, no matter what our faith. For some, it is a season of generosity and giving. Enjoying the act of giving for others and accepting the warm feeling that it brings can fill a person’s heart with joy.

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You, Me, Empathy, #MindfulSocial with Non Wels

Janet Fouts

This was a very special episode with Non Wels, creator of the You, Me, Empathy podcast. We met on Twitter and struck up some conversations. Non hosted me on his podcast in October to talk about self-care for caregivers and a whole lot of other things.

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Give yourself the gift of #Mindful #SelfCare

Janet Fouts

This time of the year can be hectic, combining the end of the year with the holiday season, stress just happens doesn’t it? Are you looking forward to January as a time to recharge? Me too. I see the beginning of the year as a time to refresh.

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Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

Guest post via the remarkable Lilach Bullock. With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results.

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Why are more companies seeking group leadership coaching? Because it works!

Janet Fouts

As more and more executives are seeing the value of leadership coaching for themselves, they’re looking to provide coaching for their teams as well. In part to save money, but also to create an internal environment where the team learns together and collaboration happens more fluently.

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Gimme a break! – #Compassion in the workplace

Janet Fouts

Photo by Mimi Thian on Unsplash. Workplaces stress is quite literally a killer of productivity as well as health. Bringing compassion into the mix can lift spirits and bring a sense of oneness that may not have existed before.

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Living With Resilience – a Webinar

Janet Fouts

Stress is part of our modern lives, every single day. Some days just getting out of bed can be a real challenge. Living our lives with resilience can seem pretty far away.

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Gaming Mindfulness

Janet Fouts

In case you’re not familiar with the term, gamification is the process of using gaming elements like scoring, competition, play, and rewards to encourage action. It works particularly well with problem-solving where badges or scores indicate competency.

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What do you do when life hits the fan?

Janet Fouts

The older we are, the more we are likely to become a caregiver for family and friends or need care for ourselves. In fact, a survey of family caregivers from Caregiver Action and AARP tells us that 29% of the U.S.

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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

My New Year Gift to You- 30 Days of Mindfulness

Janet Fouts

The mindfulness training I’ve engaged in over the last few years has significantly changed my life. I’m less reactive in difficult situations, adapt to change more quickly, actually get more done because I’m more able to focus, and my friends tell me I seem both happier and calmer.

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For Thanksgiving this year, play #PopcornGratitude!

Janet Fouts

We have a new idea at our Thanksgiving this year, and we call it “popcorn gratitude”. Before dinner starts, take a few moments and gather the family together. Then start a lightning round of gratitude. Not just for love, or family and friends, good food and fun.

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On the ROI of #compassion in the workplace. #MindfulSocial with Lisa Murfield

Janet Fouts

When something happens to an employee outside of work, how that company responds is representative of the company culture.

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The Role of Kindness in Social Media

Janet Fouts

We may not always agree, but if we respond with negativity we're driving the conversation down a rabbit hole it may not recover from. mindful social kindness mindfulsocial Social Media

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Social Media Listening – It’s About Emotions

Janet Fouts

Let’s face it, most of us make purchase decisions emotionally, rather than logically. But much of the research we do when marketing products and services is focused on big data, filtered and sifted, often to get the results we are looking for rather than to divine what the customer wants.

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Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Marketers are freaking out about Facebook

Janet Fouts

By now you’ve probably heard the recent announcement from Mark Zuckerberg about engagement on Facebook.

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Time for a mind-shift?

Janet Fouts

Change can be hard. Often it’s harder when we make a shift from something we are comfortable and successful at. The longer we have done something, the more impetus we need to get out of our rut and make change happen. I’ve been known as a digital marketer for well over 20 years.

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Get Your Account Verified on Twitter

Janet Fouts

Getting a verified Twitter account is easier than it seems. Follow this guide to getting your own account verified. Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Twitter strategy Twitter

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Buh bye Facebook “Explore Feed”

Janet Fouts

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How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Are your social media accounts ready for 2017?

Janet Fouts

Bring your social sites up to date with a quick review to be sure of a Happy New Year! social business Social Media in Action Social Media

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6 apps that will make you a better blogger right now

Janet Fouts

Want to up your game as a blogger? These apps will make that sooo much easier! Social Media Tips and Tricks Social Media Tools blogging

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Bring your Whole Self to Work, #MindfulSocial with @mikedrobbins

Janet Fouts

On Mindful Social this week I chatted with Mike Robbins, an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence about his latest book, Bring your Whole Self to Work-How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance.

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Hating on Social Media – #NOTOK

Janet Fouts

Recent activities in Charlottesville and Seattle have been widely reported in the media and particularly on social media. What I have read and heard the last few days sickens me, and I agree with many that it is important,–no, vital–that we stand up and say in a clear voice, “Hate is not OK!”

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8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

IS Your Website GDPR Compliant?

Janet Fouts

Of course, we are all aware of the privacy issues now in the news about Facebook and other major networking sites. The European Union has been thinking about this much longer, and a new regulation goes into effect soon that will impact how we all do business online.

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Facebook Headache #6? We have a cure.

Janet Fouts

Have you been having issues editing link previews, titles or descriptions when you create a link post on Facebook? Or maybe you chose not to add Open Graph tags to your website because you didn’t want to deal with managing that extra code and update the markup all the time? I feel you.

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New Social Media Report, and What About UGC?

Janet Fouts

It’s not news that people search social media for reviews on purchases, hotels, restaurants and such, or that they ask their friends for recommendations. According to the Nielsen Trust in Advertising report , 83% of consumers world-wide trust recommendations from friends and family.

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The Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum

Janet Fouts

I spent a few days last week at the new 1440 Multiversity , attending the Conscious Company Global Leaders Forum. Here’s my recap of some of the highlights.

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Average Time On Social Media, Are You Using It Wisely? #Infographic

Janet Fouts

How much time are you using on social media sites? Here's an infographic with data on that, and some tips to use your time wisely for your business. mindful social social business social media black hole

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6 embarrassing email mistakes and how to fix them

Janet Fouts

Ever been embarrassed by an error in your newsletter or email blast? Here are some quick fixes. social business Social Media Tips and Tricks Email newsletter

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On Social Intelligence, Leadership, and the need to start young #EQ #EI

Janet Fouts

Is social intelligence important to the way we communicate and lead? You bet it is. Here are examples from school children and adults of social intelligence in action. mindful social social business mindfulsocial social intelligence

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Twitter’s enhanced analytics dashboard

Janet Fouts

Twitter has been slowly improving their analytics features for profiles and ads and it’s been very interesting to see. It used to be we had to dig through other reporting tools to really see what is working and what isn’t and gather reporting data for clients. No more!

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Working with difficult people

Janet Fouts

We all have difficult people to deal with at one time or another. At home, at work, at the grocery store. People have bad days. We have bad days. And that, right there is the thing. At the end of the day, we are all just people, trying to do the best we can from our own level of consciousness.

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Easy guide to the Periscope video streaming app

Janet Fouts

I did a search today on Google Trends comparing Periscope and Meerkat. For the moment at least, it looks like Periscope is getting more traction. What’s new. A lot has changed with Periscope since my last post on streaming video apps.

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The best time to post on Facebook?

Janet Fouts

So you think there's ONE time for everybody to post on Facebook? Find out when is best for YOUR page. Social Media Tips and Tricks

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Are you Blabbing up a storm yet?

Janet Fouts

I’ve written before about live-streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope and I co-hosted the FridayHangout for over 90 episodes, but for me there’s a new show in town and it’s so much better for my business and brand promotion that I’m rarely using those other networks.

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The Book of Joy is here! #sharethejoy with @thedesmondtutu + @DalaiLama

Janet Fouts

The Book of Joy by Desmond Tutu, the Dalai Lama and Douglas Abrams chronicles a week with two legendary figures discussing compassion, joy and the power of humility. mindful social Social Media in Action Video book review

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Participation Marketing #MindfulSocial with @Britopian

Janet Fouts

Are you thinking of how, when, or why you should be mobilizing your employees to get more engaged with sharing and supporting your business online? Are you holding them back just in case it doesn’t go well?

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Facebook Call to Action Buttons get a BIG update

Janet Fouts

Facebook made call to action buttons much more useful for your business page. Check out the new options. Facebook

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