To Share or Not to Share Dislikes on Social Media

If you don’t like something, should you say it or not?

Should you announce it to the world on social media or keep it to yourself? Can it really do good on social media by sharing content about something you’ve come to recognize as bad?

Here’s the thing….

If you have a...

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Conversing or Lecturing on Social Media

Originally published on the Work Better Not Harder Blog

Every business of every size needs a platform that gives it a voice.

Social media is just that. It gives every organization, large and small, a voice to share its information, inspiration, products, and services with the world.

However, if...

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What I Learned from the Women of Victoria Falls

 

I had the recent privilege of traveling to Johannesburg, South Africa, and Victoria Falls and Hwangwe National Park in Zimbabwe. In and among meetings, speaking and training, I had the opportunity to be immersed in a beautiful culture, get to know some amazing women, and connect with animals...

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Dear Business, Thank You

Earlier this month I was prompted to write a love letter to my business, and it was one of the most powerful exercises I have gone through as part of my entrepreneurial journey.

Dear Business,

Thank you. You have given me freedom. You've helped me find my voice. You've enabled me to create a life...

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Are You a Damsel or a Dragon Slayer

Today is the Feast of St. George. 

Why do I know this, you ask...

Well, it also happens to be my birthday, and every year on my birthday at the church I attended growing up (which was called St. George), they put on a skit in which St. George rescues the damsel in distress and slays the...

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The Truth about Icons

When you hear the word icon, what do you think of? 

What about Marilyn Monroe? She's a symbol of perceived perfection and what so many others strive to be.

The thing about icons is...they aren't real. They are mere reflections of reality, like Stepford Wives. 

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Using Social Media for Customer Service

Recently I found myself on the “consumer” end of using Twitter to solve some customer service issues.

The story begins five months ago with new hardwood floor being installed into our home by a large home store that’s an international chain. The floors are oak and gorgeous, and...

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Build Partnerships Online

When it comes to developing partnerships and maximizing partner relations for business growth (and to strengthening the entrepreneurial landscape overall), there are a number of online strategies that can support that process. In fact, neglecting these strategies often results in missed...

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Going Beyond a Window on International Women's Day

After a week away from home and my family, today, which is International Women's Day 2018, has been a day of reflection.

I woke up and got to kiss and hug my daughter before she went to school, a gift I don't ever want to take for granted.

Last night before she went to bed, she texted me these...

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Discover the Meaning Behind Your Message

Well, the cat's out of the bag.

Recently I was interviewed by Shadeed Eleazer as part of his Conversational Currency series. In this interview, I actually did something I have NEVER done before on public video...

I shared my 3-step approach to developing a social media strategy.

There are 3...

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