From the monthly archives:

September 2011

LinkedIn Report: Top Office Pet Peeves

September 28, 2011

There have been many a time when someone has come rushing into my office, shut the door and said, “OMG, that woman is going to drive me up a wall! She keeps putting all her peanut-buttery dishes in the dishwasher and so we have to run it twice. Just rinse things off!” Maybe it’s not […]

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Netflix, Facebook: Customer or End-User Dilemma

September 26, 2011

Between the disappointing news that Netflix (NasdaqGS: NFLX) is going to spin off the DVD rental business, after already changing the subscription model (and losing Starz, one of the main reasons most of us watch streaming movies), and the newest face lift for Facebook, everyone’s saying, “What about your customers?” Spending a lot time doing company post-mortems […]

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If the Government Were a Business…

September 21, 2011

If the U.S. Government were a business: We would be focusing on maximizing shareholder wealth. All the voters are essentially shareholders. Think about it, we pay taxes, almost like purchasing shares, expecting the government to make decisions and fund programs that contribute to the economy. We elect officials that manage our organization, and we hope […]

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What Do You Do With Your Information?

September 14, 2011

One of my classes focuses on Marketing and the Public Purpose. Essentially, how can we address the world’s problems with effective marketing. And no, this isn’t about monetizing starving children or anything, but think about how you know we have an issue to address: marketing. Public service announcements and anything regarding social change require marketing. […]

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LinkedIn Report: Claim Your Volunteer Hours on Your Profile

September 7, 2011

One of the things that I learned in my household was to always donate my skills and time. Serving is beneficial to your community, but you get a lot out of volunteering, as well. I’ve talked about career development on the cheap, and if you volunteer, you can gain a lot of skills depending on […]

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