Posts:November 2011, Career Development
Five Ways Award Entries Can Stand Out from the Rest
If great work were the only requirement for winning industry awards, we would all have more trophies on our shelves and plaques on our walls than you could shake a stick at. We do great work just about every single day, after all. But actually winning recognition from our competitors and clients as the architects […]
What would you do for five dollars? Fiverr, a new site that still is beta, is asking people around the world this question. And if you have a compelling answer to this question, you could be five dollars richer in 48 hours (okay, four dollars richer after Fiverr takes a cut.) Online and social media […]
Are You a Social Networks Pro?
Royal Pingdom found 29 social networks with more than one million visitors per day. The data is as of February 2011, but I think it still testifies the fact that I am not the pro I thought I was. Take a look at the list of social networks below and see how many you are […]
Five Email Career-Damaging Moves and Four Email Do’s to Remember
In my Lotus days, CDM was lingo for “career-damaging move” and sparked endless humorous office literature about this or that mistake costing dearly to its author. We all have had more years of experience using email than any other computer application, so in a way, we’re all experts. It’s therefore remarkable how easy it is […]
What Does ‘Respect the Internet’ Mean to You?
Once panelists from this year’s “Respect the Internet” exited the stage, we took them to the green room with the goal of getting them to answer one question: “What does it mean to respect the Internet?” A few highlights from their responses are below, but you’ll want to watch the short video to hear from […]
Stranger Danger, Nextism and Mobile Bucks: 10 Trends for 2012
We have barely a month to go before 2012 is here, so the time is right to start exploring some trends that will help to define the year ahead. 1. Disaster Nation Mayan prophecies aside, an escalation in natural and man-made disasters threaten companies and consumers more than ever. What’s more, real-time sharing of news […]