Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Are you a tweet king or a pretty thing? The crux of that argument is whether you believe micro-blogging is an active behavior or whether you treat it as passive oversight. Micro-blogging — to truly become effective whether personally or organizationally — ought to become both a personal and an organizational habit. “Habit refers to…

Where Does Leadership of Social Media Lie?

I was recently amused by a wonderful yet puzzling article in the December 2011 issue of MIS Quarterly Executive titled “The Impact of Social Media on C-Level Roles.” In its executive summary, the article purports to focus on “the potential impact of social media on organizational leadership and governance at the C-level.” The article itself is wonderful…

The ‘Empire Avenue’ Strikes Back

On February, 24, 2012, I decided to take another social networking site for a test drive. This is a 48-hour play-by-play account of Empire Avenue because sometimes, you just never know what you’ll learn when you try something new for the first time. For example, had I never tried beer as a 17 year-old, I…

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