Privacy–A Luxury Foregone?

Hot on the heels of Jeff Stibel’s HBR post on Social Media Failures, here’s a piece from strategy consultant, Dorie Clark proposing that “Privacy is a Luxury You Don’t Have”. Reluctantly, I tend to agree with her assertion that we have passed a tipping point driven, in part, by failure to appreciate or consider the […]

Privacy–A Luxury Foregone?

Hot on the heels of Jeff Stibel’s HBR post on Social Media Failures, here’s a piece from strategy consultant, Dorie Clark proposing that “Privacy is a Luxury You Don’t Have”. Reluctantly, I tend to agree with her assertion that we have passed a tipping point driven, in part, by failure to appreciate or consider the […]

Important to Initiate Relationships at Work. Really?

I’m not at all sure about this Daily Stat from HBR: Why It’s Important to Initiate Relationships at Work. I guess there is more data behind the headline (which I don’t really doubt), but the facts in the post don’t support the headline.  The post focuses on the bottom quartile of a ranking of employees’ […]

Successful Social Media => Authenticity

A good piece on “The Simple Way to Avoid Social Media Failures” from Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp’s Jeff Stibel on the HBR blog. Social Media is an especially important medium for Sovereign Professionals.  On the one hand, it represents a cheap channel to reach your market, to connect with communities and to build authority […]

Successful Social Media => Authenticity

A good piece on “The Simple Way to Avoid Social Media Failures” from Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp’s Jeff Stibel on the HBR blog. Social Media is an especially important medium for Sovereign Professionals.  On the one hand, it represents a cheap channel to reach your market, to connect with communities and to build authority […]

Guitarist: Gorgeous Green Guitar

  A brief musical interlude… I’ve just received the latest issue of Guitarist magazine. The cover guitar is absolutely gorgeous; a 1962 Fender Jaguar in  a possibly one-off, Emerald Green Sparkle finish. I’ve never really been a Jaguar fan (too many fiddly switches) but the combination of green, the tortoiseshell pickguard and dark rosewood neck […]

“Opening the Aperture of Choice”–Barrie Hopson on The Shift

A brief review of Lynda Gratton’s book, The Shift, from Portfolio Careers’ Barrie Hopson. I have just passed the “aperture of choice” quote in my own reading of this book and I have to agree with Hopson’s assessment; it’s a well researched, well written book which opens your eyes to the future and to the […]

“Opening the Aperture of Choice”–Barrie Hopson on The Shift

A brief review of Lynda Gratton’s book, The Shift, from Portfolio Careers’ Barrie Hopson. I have just passed the “aperture of choice” quote in my own reading of this book and I have to agree with Hopson’s assessment; it’s a well researched, well written book which opens your eyes to the future and to the […]

Outsource neither Assets nor Issues

A thoughtful piece on Outsourcing in the Schumpeter column of week’s Economist.  The problem is not with outsourcing per se, but often with the contracting and management of outsourcing agreements.  As a consequence, rather than turning away from outsourcing, firms are writing smaller, shorter deals and need to be much clearer about their core competences. […]

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