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HR – Saviour of the Universe

It feels like nearly every week I see a blog post, discussion or tweet about how HR are going to be the saviours of the working world… how HR will revolutionise & humanise the workplace… how HR are going to save the universe… Similarly, there’s a constant stream of conversation about HR becoming more strategic … Continue reading

The sound of someone not looking in the mirror

Did you hear about the Goldman Sachs ex-employee Greg Smith?  If you didn’t then you obviously weren’t on Twitter or the newsfeeds yesterday… It’s funny how a sensationalist story of bad behaviours in part of a global banking institution can overwhelm the newsfeeds.  To the extent that in all this hulabaloo many probably missed that … Continue reading

Friday Wondering – Do Social Media Snobs exist?

Each Friday I’m posting a “Friday Wondering“. These posts are meant to explore & discuss observations or issues which I think would benefit from discussion. Participation is open to absolutely anyone regardless of their expertise or knowledge. Just bring your curiosity! If you’d like to discuss on Twitter rather than here then why not. It … Continue reading

Friday Wondering – Your Real Avatar

Each Friday I’m posting a “Friday Wondering“. These posts are meant to explore & discuss observations or issues which I think would benefit from discussion. Participation is open to absolutely anyone regardless of their expertise or knowledge. Just bring your curiosity! If you’d like to discuss on Twitter rather than here then why not. It … Continue reading

Friday Wondering – Our Social Contract

Each Friday I’m posting a “Friday Wondering“. These posts are meant to explore & discuss observations or issues which I think would benefit from discussion. Participation is open to absolutely anyone regardless of their expertise or knowledge. Just bring your curiosity! If you’d like to discuss on Twitter rather than here then why not. It … Continue reading

Guru Haiku

By unknown 18-19th century (old book) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons In social media, if not all things, everyone hates a self proclaimed guru. Twitter abounds with such profiles – Followerwonk shows nearly 28,000 profiles using the word guru! Yet a guru means one who is regarded as having great knowledge, wisdom, and authority in … Continue reading

Bloganalysis

This blog has been going for nearly a year now. What started as a tentative dip of the toe has now become part of what I do and integral to my business.  Ultimately though, if I want my blog to achieve something for my business then I need to be able to measure its impact. … Continue reading

A Calendar of Blogs

Who’s on your blog radar? There are lots of good blogs out there aren’t there.  At various times of the year various listings or rankings of top bloggers hits the timeline providing great endorsement and signposting to some wonderful reading and discussion. But what about all the other bloggers?  You know, the ones who blog … Continue reading

Social Media in Coaching & Mentoring

So, is there any application for coaching or mentoring using social media? I recently spoke with a group of fellow coaches & mentors about this (see here).  The focus of our conversation and thinking was to establish what value there could be rather than what such a solution might look like. What the conversation generated … Continue reading

Cliqmunities

Some things make you react. @naturalgrump recently wrote about this here. Before you read any further please do take a read through his post above as it’s very relevant for what comes next! A Twitter Reaction This morning’s twitter stream soon filled with the CIPD 2011 Social Media conference.  I’d forgotten exactly what was on the agenda … Continue reading

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