Tag Archives: Technology

I’ve taken a big bite of the Apple – have you?

Little Android robot, forgive me. I’ve fallen prey to the forbidden fruit: the Apple iPhone. I know Androids have the largest share of the smartphone market: Just ‘Google’ 2014 statistics on Android versus Apple. And truth be told, I loved the … Continue reading

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March Madness: Building community

I am not a sports fanatic but March Madness is one of those events that brings out the fan in everyone. We’ve all got a team – from our hometown, a school we attended, somewhere we once lived, or maybe … Continue reading

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How did we live without cell phones?

On the rare occasion I leave my cell phone at home (usually on its charger), I feel uneasy, disconnected, isolated. What if my mom, spouse, son, sibling, good friend or employer has an emergency and can’t reach me? What if … Continue reading

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There but for the grace of God

When we complained as kids that life wasn’t fair, my grandmother would tell us that, “someone else has it worse.” When our son wanted the newest thing we couldn’t afford because we kept him in private school (“Everyone else has … Continue reading

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Wow, there’s an app for that?

The Harvard Business Review blog website has a post today on How App Management Can Give You an Edge at Work. Definitely worth a read as we continue to seek ways to be more effective and more productive! Do you … Continue reading

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Are you checking in?

Foursquare and Facebook Places are two of many social media applications that allow you to announce your current location to businesses, friends, and/or the world. While some recent articles including this one, suggest that the popularity of checking in is … Continue reading

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Are paper business cards passe?

The business card is a way to differenciate ourselves and our organizations. The paper stock, color, design, what we include and exclude, all make statements about a company, its employees, its corporate persona and its priorities. Susy Jackson, an assistant editor for … Continue reading

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We lust for the latest and greatest

New technologies: They’re attractive, compelling, desirable. The 21st century’s Siren Song. (The danger here is primarily to your budget.) From the newest i-products and across the spectrum, it’s hard to resist the urge to splurge, to be in with the … Continue reading

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Being “likable” online

I participated in a webinar today. The presenter was Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likeable, a social media and word of mouth marketing firm. The American Marketing Association, which sponsored the webinar, identifies Kerpen as “one of the leading experts on social … Continue reading

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