When most people think of networking, they envision adding people to their Rolodex that can potentially be of benefit to them in the future. But that's only one side of the coin, and many forget that effective networking involves a mutually beneficial exchange. It's less about grabbing someone's business card and more about building a lasting holistic partnership.
The 2016 presidential campaign has been a real eye-opener for sure, with the Republican Party's effort to recapture the White House hijacked by flavor-of-the-moment "outsiders" like Donald Trump, Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, who've dominated the polls.
It's almost 2016, people. By this time next week, drones will be carrying us to work and cars will be driving themselves. Yet, everywhere you look, most of us are still racing like rats and herded sheep to get to the office by 9:00 a.m. And for what? To punch a clock?
You're going to have to know more than how to post a Facebook update to earn a six-figure paycheck. A career in social media requires education and experience in general business and marketing disciplines.
Here's the thing that no one wants you to know; digital marketing is common sense. While it of course involves technicalities and confusing jargon, as does any field, the methodologies and techniques involved come from using logic and reason to approach any given strategy.
Beijing's toxic air belies the city's progress. It's a hazard to health and a demoralizing cloud over everyday life. It is economically costly and it stains the city's reputation as a cultural capital.
Whenever you post, tweet or share something online, keep in mind that someone is watching you and you're giving them a glimpse of who you really are--before you ever meet.
For now, the cow can be dietary guidelines. In fact, the placement of cows, and milk for that matter, in dietary guidance is at the heart of current discord- and we are all well advised to wonder: who holds the bucket?
I sit on a train destined for New York for the sole purpose of seeing a couple I have never met. Their home is across the world. I am not certain what they do for a living, how they met, what they do for fun, or what type of food they like. Yet, I am confident that I know their innermost thoughts and that we have more in common in how we confront our daily lives than many people I have known for decades.
When you belittle Sabathia himself, safe in the anonymity that the Internet provides, you are truly exposing yourself as a disrespectful coward, hating on someone in the midst of making the toughest decision of their life.
The rise of social media has positioned a new realm of communication and influencers, catalyzing an era. However, it's not always that easy to become a "hip" brand that truly understands who their consumer is. To kick butt on social media, business owners must exercise tact.
There are many pieces to this complex puzzle but another important place for prevention is within our schools. It should not be overlooked that most of these shootings take place in institutions that house our most vulnerable citizens -- our children
I recently found myself at a career crossroads. Nothing in my life had changed, but somewhere along the lines money stopped being as available as it used to. I had come to a point in my career where I needed to make a change or go broke ignoring what was happening.
It's time for Facebook to finally step up and make a change, or admit that it's not truly interested in building a social network that champions diversity, safety, and creative expression. And if that's the case, it's time for us as users to walk away and build something new.
I guess you can say I've been lucky. In all the years I've owned an iPhone, I've never had a single problem after updating to the latest IOS. I've heard rumblings about bugs and the like, but never experienced any of the issues, firsthand. So much for luck. Let's be perfectly clear: IOS 9 is The Devil.
The selfie phenomenon has grown to epic proportions over the past few years. People of all ages feel the need to document every waking moment of their lives in photo. Having a night on the town with the girls at that swanky nightclub? Take a selfie.