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Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders. Feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts or constructive criticism.

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

That’s their job, making money for the company by serving customers. Help them understand that there are ways they can listen to their community, leverage feedback, and improve their business. I always appreciate constructive criticism if your opinion differs.

How To Become A Public Relations Star

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Nick Fletcher via Flickr, Creative Commons But I’m getting ahead of myself. Not as common is a genuine interest in the things around them. Image: Marc Benton via Flickr, Creative Commons 3. Applying creatively. That sort of creativity gets you noticed.

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Doug Johnson Website --Skills for the Knowledge Worker

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The danger many educators perceive in an emphasis on “the basics” is that if only the basics are tested (and thereby valued), schools will ignore the affective, creative, and problem-solving sides of education and give student few chances to apply these skills in meaningful ways.

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Chasing the Human Web

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Chasing the Human Web Written on October 11, 2009 by Justin Levy in chrisbrogan , community , guest post , human web , social media , web 2.0

The Bamboo Project Blog

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Companies that didnâ??t Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? The investment these companies will make in blogs, social networks, and communities will â??stimulate Create common meta language to provide semantic meaning to various forms of learning.

The Bamboo Project Blog

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So when you grade peoples work and learning (whether by actually issuing grades or through badly thought-out performance evaluations and poor management skills), they will be less interested in learning, less interested in performing challenging tasks and less able to think creatively--the exact opposite of what we need at work. We can wait for our companies or organizations to do something for us (enjoy that) or we can do something about it for ourselves. The Bamboo Project Blog.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. fluency -- our ability to function socially in the modern complex world, to be of use socially to others in our communities. This could show what people value in others in their networks/communities, and what they offer, and how that effects both their popularity and the strength of the community as a whole. Building a Community-Based Society. Fast Company Blog.

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Customer Anthropology: The Art of Observation

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. You wont read much about it on the Web because its still competitive-advantage stuff: What I know about the science of it I cannot disclose under a confidentiality agreement, and most of the companies doing it (Steelcase, Intel, Volkswagen, Microsoft -- thats Bill Gates in the pith helmet at right, from a recent Forbes Small Business magazine article on the subject) arent talking about it much.

Personal Knowledge Management - Pollard

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. Many companies still see KM as a means to reduce cost and headcount, re-use intellectual capital and accelerate employee learning. Fast Company Blog. Intentional Communities.

How to Save the World - PKM An Update

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. Many companies still see KM as a means to reduce cost and headcount, re-use intellectual capital and accelerate employee learning. Fast Company Blog. Intentional Communities.

Optimize the Most Underutilized Page of Your Blog

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Image copyright kpwerker, licensed under Creative Commons A key blogging concept that sets it apart from running a standard static website is the “community&# element. This guest post is by Sid of GeeksMakeMoney.

Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

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I have already written about where I think KM is headed: From content to connectivity , with social networking applications and expertise-finding and community-building processes taking over in priority from the populating and management of massive, just-in-case, context free repositories of documents, and From corporate content management to personal. Creative Works. Creative Works. Fast Company Blog. Fast Company. Common Dreams.

PKM and the Organization - Pollard

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. And the creative people who often had the Knowledge Director thrust upon them conceived of KM as a means for increasing organizational innovation, customer satisfaction and employee retention. Many companies that jumped early onto the KM bandwagon have all but abandoned it, while many organizations that waited are now repeating the mistakes of the pioneers. Fast Company Blog.