Latest news and tips on how to manage and protect your reputation online. 

Love thy neighbor, then yourself

There are so many self-help books today telling us to fix ourselves first before helping others. This seems logical. Unless you are capable and prepared, you will be less effective helping others such as our families, communities and organizations. When diving deeper,...

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Incrementalism

The  term everyone used back in the 90’s was “continuous improvement”.  The Japanese used the word, “Kaizen” as to become perfect through applied wisdom and practice.   I like to look at professional athletes that have achieved world class success by continuous...

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Uproot

Orlando, FL – Uproot I have been working with a social media consulting and marketing firm named Uproot based in Georgia. This small, groupthink of millennials apply technical competence with the application of the social sciences to help clients implement campaigns...

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Social scoring is here.

Marietta, GA - A new trend is developing to combine traditional credit scoring with social network data. Lenddo (www.lenddo.com) is a startup that uses social network data, called open source intelligence (OSINT) to assign risk factors to lending money to customers....

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Speed, Simplicity, and Self-Confidence

Marietta, GA – General Electric (GE) will become great again if they reembrace the culture that Jack built. I joined GE as a young professional fresh out of the University of Cincinnati during the early nineties.  We had great managers that mentored us to be smart,...

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Your Personal Brand

Oxford, MS – Your personal brand (your Reputation) is becoming more and more important every day. It has always been “important” I suppose but social media has pushed the boundaries of who you know and who knows of you beyond the local zip code where you live. When we...

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Reciprocity and Reputation

Oxford, MS – “Reciprocity and Reputation” Reciprocity is so important to your reputation and you may not even realize it’s path to your success. We, as humans, are by nature, “selfish” or “self-serving” as its built into our DNA to survive and thrive as a species. We...

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The Internet in real time

Kennesaw, GA – Have you ever thought about how fast social media is growing?  Watch this real-time dashboard of how fast social media sites are updating: https://visual.ly/community/infographic/how/internet-real-time When your thoughts and pictures are posted, they...

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