In the days following the tragic tsunami in Japan that claimed 28,000 lives, I recall seeing a Facebook post from a college buddy. He was sick and tired of hearing about a God who would allow such senseless pain and … Continue reading Good From Bad?
A few days ago I shared a blog post, What Is The Purpose of Cancer?, inspired by my participation in the LIVESTRONG Challenge bike race. The courage, compassion and unity I witnessed there led me to a second self-inflicted inquiry: … Continue reading Why Does A Good God Allow Bad Cancer?
I didn’t cry but I sure did want to. My wife’s eyes weren’t so prideful and I rested a hand of comfort on her shoulder as she took in what was happening. We were in Austin for the LIVESTRONG Challenge, … Continue reading What Is The Purpose of Cancer?
The influence of your leadership is measured by the value of your voice. How much are your words worth? Three and a half minutes of value from John Maxwell. Continue reading How Much Are Your Words Worth?
Found this blog post on Thoughtpick by Beirut titled, Fun-List: Top 10 Ways in Which Social Media Can Get You Fired! Speaking as someone who wrote and implemented a corporate Social Media Policy, I can confirm that your online conversations are easier to … Continue reading 10 Ways Social Media Can Get You Laid Off
I forgave someone today and it felt pretty good. Forgiveness is a concept that seems more appropriate for a Sunday school lesson than a business strategy but that’s because it’s not a strategy at all. It’s a principle. And principles … Continue reading Getting Ahead by Letting Go. Forgiveness in the Workplace
365 Days of Social Media: How I Learned by Shutting My Mouth This is the follow-up to last week’s post introducing my experiences developing a Social Media Learning Plan for RadioShack and the practical steps we took to jump-start our company’s … Continue reading 365 Days of Social Media: 5 Steps to Identifying and Understanding Your Audience
One year ago today I traded in my brand consulting hat for a full-time gig as head of social media for RadioShack Corporation. RadioShack (aka “The Shack”) was an iconic retail brand in the middle of an immense push to … Continue reading 365 Days of Social Media: How I Learned by Shutting My Mouth