Twitter Bans Third-Party Ads

I noticed an interesting development over night, Twitter is looking to ban all third-part ad networks from injecting ads into users Twitter streams. From the Twitter blog: As our primary concern is the long-term health and value of the network, we have and will continue to forgo near-term revenue opportunities in the service of carefullyContinue reading “Twitter Bans Third-Party Ads”

Employee Engagement and Social Media

Over the last 2 weeks I have been giving a series of presentations looking at how social media (and Enterprise 2.0) can drive employee engagement. While the slides are available on slideshare for download I wanted to give a bit of context. As part of preparing the presentation I came across a presentation by SusanContinue reading “Employee Engagement and Social Media”

How to Motivate Employees to Succeed

This guest post is contributed by Melissa Tamura. Every employer wants to get the most productivity from their employees. If you push too hard, though, you risk making employees unhappy, causing unwelcome turnover and costing you money. So the question remains, how do you motivate your employees to work their best? Praise Employers are oftenContinue reading “How to Motivate Employees to Succeed”

Marshall Goldsmith at AHRI National Convention

Marshall Goldsmith opened the 2010 AHRI National Convention with a highly interactive and thought provoking talk looking at how to be a better coach. Marshall began the session by saying his focus is to teach leaders what to STOP doing instead of teaching them what to do. Marshall provided us 5 key challenges of successfulContinue reading “Marshall Goldsmith at AHRI National Convention”