Grow your network, look for rotating doors

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you ask a HR person one of the measures that they are generally concerned about is staff turnover or churn. That is what is the percentage of of the workforce that leave the company in a 12-month period. This means that there is a higher cost of acquisition of talent within a business and … Read moreGrow your network, look for rotating doors

What does local really mean?

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the big things about social media is that it provides useful content at an ever more granular ‘local’ basis than would have been economically possible before. Through my friends bookmarks, social network platforms or question and answer services I can get recommendations on where to find lessons in a particular martial art, recommendations … Read moreWhat does local really mean?

Looking for inspiration

Reading Time: 1 minute Sometimes I get asked where do you find enough to write about? And the answer is from a multitude of sources: Suggested links from my Twitter community The bookmarked sites of my network on delicious (is it me or does it feel weird not writing it as del.icio.us any more?) I scan over 400 blogs … Read moreLooking for inspiration

Beard or no beard

Reading Time: 1 minute Yesterday I put my Twitter Man idea into practice, when I asked my Twitter community whether I should shave my goatee off. There were ten votes for keeping it (including those people who asked me to grow a more extensive beard and or a mustache and one against. What was more interesting was the way … Read moreBeard or no beard

GreatAdvice: Get organised with del.icio.us

Reading Time: 1 minute   Bernard Kerr is the user experience lead on delicious at Yahoo!. I noticed something the other day about the way his bookmarks are organised that in retrospect was one of those duh! ideas. On the righthand side of the page Bernard has a tag bundle labelled actions and then a series of actions attached … Read moreGreatAdvice: Get organised with del.icio.us