|Jim Tholen, BroadSoft|
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Fortune Magazine’s July cover story entitled “Don’t Call It the Next Tech Bubble…Yet” is a must-read for anyone who plays in or supports the growth and development of the US technology community.
The consensus is that there remains sufficient fear in the marketplace -- be it on Sand Hill Road or Wall Street -- to prevent exuberance from becoming totally irrational. For there to be a bubble, the wisdom goes, greed must overcome fear. And for the moment fear still rules, which means the memory of 2000 lives.
|Image Source: Fortune|
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
UPDATE: Just came across this article in Computerworld that validates my view:
Google+ May be Making Facebook Nervous
Friday, July 8, 2011
I continue to do a fair amount of writing for business publications and industry-oriented online communities about social media, public relations, marketing communications and corporate strategy.
In fact, I'll soon be adding to my resume another columnist position for a relatively new and exciting publisher that is focused on serving the information needs of top-line executives in the Washington, DC business community. The topic: issues, best practices and trends related to personal branding in a professional environment.
Here are links to two of my recently published columns:
Monday, July 4, 2011
Friends...fans...followers...tweets...updates...check-ins...hashtags...it's all meaningless without the personal bond forged in a true relationship.
I was reminded of that today at my neighborhood's holiday parade and cook-out.
Sure, I'm connected with many of my neighbors in online communities. Yet, that doesn't replace catching up live and in-person for even 15 minutes.
Happy 4th of July!
|Each block in our neighborhood creates a float to drive in a parade.|
|Neighbors working together to add signs and streamers. That's social, right?|
|Many floats had a theme...like pirates or Harry Potter. A reminder that content must be entertaining.|