My fantastic run of connecting with amazing people is in no danger of fading and when the incredible Sunny Lenarduzzi popped up on my Twitter radar recently, I needed to know more.
Franklin Graham took to Facebook to announce he is moving his accounts to another bank to protest the Wells Fargo commercial featuring a lesbian couple. He is boycotting Tiffany's because they are selling wedding rings to gay couples. So is it safe to assume that he will be moving his Facebook and Twitter and Google and YouTube accounts to other media? Friendster, maybe?
This last week, I completed 7 in 7 -- broadcasting Periscopes (scopes) for 7 days. I wanted to see for myself what was going on. Right now, just a few weeks in, it's really the wild west and everybody's just figuring it out.
Since I made that decision to leave the workforce and drive my own professional writing business, doors have just opened. Doors to the kind of opportunities that are helping to shape my future as a writer.
Today, pretty much all the jobs are related not to the land, but to the web. To cyberspace. That's where most of our transactions take place -- where we buy things, where we sell things, where we grow things. But who owns cyberspace?
Travel goers these days are actively searching for destination hot spots that cater to social media. For that reason alone, people are going to great lengths to capture a selfie representative of their experience and worthy of a few likes/comments.
Digital technology transformed business models for the media, manufacturing and sports industries. Now shifts in how Washington works require that companies adopt new, technology-driven government affairs strategies.
When I hear a 13-year-old girl at the grocery store say she won't ever get married because he will get her "pregnant and leave," we have developed a wall of improper misjudgment for any man of color she plans to forever date.
In March of this year, a group of social media enthusiasts and developers of the @Crowdfire Twitter Premier League set out to challenge one another to see who could amass the greatest number of Twitter followers in a given period of time.
Did you know a tenth of HSBC's workforce is in compliance? Or that the average corporate fine from the U.K.'s financial industry regulator increased nearly seven-fold from 2010 to 2013?
I love being connected globally, and I enjoy the many conveniences of this wonderful age of computing through life and business, All of this technolog...
I want you to know how much I like you. I might even love you. I hope someday you'll notice me. But until that happens, I thought it would be helpful to put a few things on the table so we can start our relationship from a place of honesty.
At the MaiTai Maui opening ceremony the mayor of Maui, Alan Arakawa revealed, "I have the easiest job in the world," with a smile, "look around you - it's the most beautiful place on earth." And with that I was inspired to explore his beautiful island.
From clickbait headlines to unfair reviews of products and services, the open nature of social media presents ethical issues. The public should expect accurate online information, yet too often news stories, PR materials and other information are inaccurate.
All of us have been vastly empowered by modern communications technology - and this is a good thing. The question remains, however, whether we might somehow strive to find a better balance between too much connectedness and total silence.
But before you head out the door, just remember that you're still human and like everyone else, you're not only susceptible to failure but you're resilient, as well. You're an overcomer gilded with the scars of your falls; entrusted with a purpose; and blessed with a story of victory.