Social media has been revolutionizing how we connect with each other for the past 15 years (my own journey began with connecting with other fly-fishermen online in 1994) The struggle between true connectedness and isolation marches on as well as tech betters the ways we are finding each other and deepening our virtual connectedness. As… Read more about Tech to connect or isolate
You have eaten till you are sick. Bloated, dizzy, tired, and worn out, like a kid the day after halloween. You’ve stuffed yourself with every news story and social post for days. You might have even hovered over that “delete account” link. And it doesn’t matter if it is an election cycle, holiday season or… Read more about You control it
How mindful are you with your communication? My friend Peter Biddle a couple days ago noticed a detail of my professional life in an Instagram picture I shared. He commented “133 emails in your drafts folder? Do you ever hit send?” The answer is yes. I hit send all day long. But more than that… Read more about 133 Email Drafts
A little over two months ago I received an invitation from Google to be part of the Google Glass Explorer program. Today I pick up my Google Glass at the Google Headquarters in Mt. View California. A month and a half before that I had entered Google’s If I Had Glass. (See the bottom of the post… Read more about Getting Glass: A Connectors Pre-Glass Notes
I saw a quote by C.S Lewis last week “Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different…”. This is one reason I try to journal everyday. I like to look back on how things have changed. Sometimes it reminds me of the things that need change. A couple of… Read more about Looking Back On Connections With Timehop
Over the years of connectedness I have made friends with many entrepreneurs and enjoyed the services and products of their startups, films, gadgets and writings. Some of those startups are now thriving businesses or part of larger companies through buy-outs. Some, did not make it. Yesterday I was doing some end of the year house cleaning on… Read more about Are you failing?
In continuing the very popular disruption series, I asked my good friend AJ Leon of Misfit-Inc.com to share a recent story from his work he and his wife did in Malawi for Water Aid out of the UK. I first met AJ and Melissa at SOBcon NW. We soon realized that we have many common friends throughout the… Read more about Disruptive Technology: Guest post by AJ Leon
I have been in social business as a guide sharing what I have learned about engaging, connecting and communicating with a digital world for almost a decade now. One person I continually learn from is Chris Brogan. I’d say his book Trust Agents, co-written with Julien Smith, has influenced not only how I do business but also… Read more about Brogan’s Google+ for Business: How Google’s Social Network Changes Everything