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Social Sense and Sensibility – New Video Series on Forbes
August 26, 2009 – 9:36 am | No Comment

This is a new video series that I have begun with Forbes.  I have long wanted a larger forum to discuss the issue of social media etiquette.  While the term “etiquette” often conjures an image …

Why I Love Posterous
August 23, 2009 – 3:35 pm | 3 Comments
Why I Love Posterous

I recently began experimenting with a new web publishing service called Posterous.   I love it.  Here is why:
Posterous begins with something nearly everyone knows how to do (email) and uses that as the basis for …

Skills Focus vs. Customer Focus
August 16, 2009 – 11:50 pm | No Comment

I was reviewing some notes for an upcoming presentation and found this gem of a quote from a BusinessWeek interview with Jeff Bezos.
Q: Every company claims to be customer-focused. Why do you think so few …

The Productivity Myth – Step Away From the Twitter – Get Back to Work
August 12, 2009 – 4:44 am | One Comment

This is a cross-post from Radar
Ever since I posted a how-to on establishing guidelines for social media in the workplace, the issue that has generated the most energy concerns productivity. Employers it seems are very …

Alert: Joshua Ross is Up to No Good
August 5, 2009 – 2:50 am | No Comment

Does your name contain your fate?  Or some clues into your personality?
One of the easiest ways to see where you are showing up on the Internet is to set up a Google Alert. Just …