Gretzky's well-known quote is one of the most abused business clichés, but that's because (a) business people love sports analogies and (b) it so perfectly captures the essence of vision.
The vision of Global Fund for Women is to create a just, equitable, and sustainable world in which women and girls have the resources, voice, choice, and opportunities to realize their human rights.
A troubling identity crisis is becoming apparent in teenagers of my generation. While gender identification may be a more publicized issue, the internet has introduced a significantly more common phenomenon: the separation -- sometimes more like a chasm -- between online and real personas
Being in the therapy business, I'm constantly monitoring my own psychological state, probably not unlike physicians who regularly check their pulse. Lately, I'm monitoring a growing sense of being watched. I don't think I'm becoming paranoid, yet, but it's starting to feel that way.
It can be hard to learn how to create effective advertising when you first get into social media marketing, but there are some guidelines you can follow for good results.
And as much as the cynics of the cynics of slacktivism might disagree, your vocality is continuing to draw awareness to whatever cause you are talking about. And that is key: change can only come when people care.
This small token of changing a profile picture is what they can do now to show support and to some that's just the beginning. So let's leave those rainbow Facebook profiles up -- show your support and continue to do so until the very last battle is fought and won.
Fraudulent individuals and scam artists can abuse the great feeling of online communities. One shocking example is the self proclaimed R&B artist, entrepreneur, and businessman, who goes by the name of DeLorean.
So in effect, social media very effectively narrows our reality tunnels by including more and more "evidence" that confirms our pre-existing biases and less and less evidence that there are happy, successful people in the world who think differently than we do.
In just 20 years, I've seen my sexuality change in public opinion from leper to fashionable. For me, it's always just been who I was. To those of you have been there all along, and also to those who have caught up, evolved, and had the courage to stand up even today - I thank you.
Louisianaians are known for their political loyalty. Hell, we elected Edwin Edwards four times, despite three indictments, and then let him run for congress once he got out of federal pen. Bobby Jindal will know no such love from us.
In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.
TV is mass media. If you buy Wolff's prognosis, that's what the future the Internet will be. Entertaining, mass-media, pablum. With quality content and community as a mere bump in the road. Unfortunately, he makes a good point.
Narcissism can prevent us from having healthy relationships, but with the proliferation of social media sites and the rewarding of narcissistic behavior, we must be careful not to let online self-centeredness bleed into our reality.
I'm a female who's been online since 1991, which means my adult life is peppered with online harassment stories the way a country dog is peppered with ticks. I wanted to be left alone, and it was clear that my own say-so wasn't going to be enough, so I explored my options.
I've never lost the sense of wonderment or appreciation about the opportunities presented personally and professionally because of our connected online world. Not once.