Archive for February, 2011

Over the past 1-2 years, I’ve been having a conversations with savvy folks lately who run in the social media / startup world about a sticky point that seems to have some complexity. That issue is privacy, ownership and portability of social graphs and communications by the “social employee” who does any outreach or relationship […]

I have some big news to share today. I have accepted a new gig as Head of Community at Yammer, where my first day will be a week from today — ¬†next Monday. For those of you that don’t know, Yammer is the enterprise social network that allows employees to collaborate, share knowledge and achieve […]

I got to have a chat with my idol and friend Paul Greenberg over the holidays and we had a fascinating discussion about self-interest in life and in business. I’m rather ashamed that it took me a month to publish this post, but I guess that’s how life goes when you work for a startup […]

This post was reposted from the Nimble blog, with the purpose of retaining a copy of the blogpost in my blogging portfolio. I was working on a blogpost¬†the other day, talking about humanness in corporate social media, as well as the phenomenon of the professional and personal worlds blending. I knew that somewhere, a long […]

This post was reposted from the Nimble blog for the purpose of retaining it as part of my blogging portfolio. It’s almost impossible to be effective in social media without adding a personal touch. The only reason I say “almost impossible” is because I don’t believe in absolutes and want to leave the door just […]

If the title of this post doesn’t ring a bell, you probably haven’t been reading enough Twitter bios or “About Me” sections of blogposts. I have worked for all kinds of companies, large and small, B2B and B2C, some of which have legal departments and some of which don’t. Trust me, the implications of saying […]