Tag Archive: social media for executives

Thank you Shirlaws Coaching…

Clay and I just wanted to thank Shirlaws Coaching in Seattle for hosting a wonderful event at the Meydenbauer Center last Wednesday afternoon. We had the privilege of being their guest speakers for their “Catch the First Wave” event. What an incredible event – thank you for inviting is to speak. We especially want to…

Social Media – "Nice to Have" or "Have to Have"

The beauty of being focused on helping CEOs, Business Leaders and other Top Executives get engaged with Social Media is that you get to hear some great comments and you get asked some great questions. This is one of the best learning experiences I have ever had for understanding what goes on in the minds…

The often missed "Secret" to Blogging

I have been reading a number of articles, blog posts, twitter and other content on what others think is the “secret to successful blogging” and I am shocked! Most are missing the biggest value of blogging. Most believe that if you have something to say and it can’t be said in 140 characters (twitter and…

Who speaks for your company — CEO or intern?

In our seminars we run across many companies who assume that young people are social media experts. We are the first to acknowledge that many young people are effective users of social media for their social lives, but we also note that most of them have given little thought on how to use these same…

Proceed with Caution, Speed can Kill

As we repeatedly say in our seminars for business executives, social media is much faster, cheaper, and deeper than traditional media. These changes create game-changing opportunities for business. These same attributes give mis-guided people the opening to totally trash their brand in minutes. For example this article on a well known UK company, Habitat, demonstrates…

Big News – Your Facebook Account can have Your Name

Big News on Facebook. Beginning June 13, Facebook gives you the opportunity to own a customized Facebook URL. Why is everyone going to be jumping on their computers to grab theirs? Glad you asked: My friend, Janelle Elms made the following points in a recent message. It’s easier for your friends to remember and use…

Seattle Yacht Club Twitters Real Time Racing Info

TWEET: Good morning regatta fans. The SYC RC is prepping for another great day of racing!8:20 AM May 16th from web When coaching business executives about Social Media, we’ve found one of the most attractive, yet disruptive, traits of this new form of communications is ability to share information on a real-time basis. Recently one…

Redmond Rotary – Great group…

Yesterday, Clay and I had the opportunity to speak at the Redmond Rotary luncheon about Social Media for CEO’s and Owners. It was well attended and we met some terrific folks. A special thanks to Steve Bozick from Loan Source and Brad Lehrer of Banners on a Roll for inviting us to come in and…

Business Examiner – A newspaper that "Gets It"…

Yesterday, Clay and I had the opportunity to speak for a second time to a great group of executives in Tacoma, WA – sponsored by the Business Examiner. Yes, that’s right, a newspaper is sponsoring seminars on Social Media. While it may seem like an oxymoron, especially with the rapid decline of newspapers these days,…