10 Insightful Social Media Quotes from Smart CEOs

C-Level Strategies

At our most recent event in New York City last week we spent a good deal of time discussing social media. I thought you might find some of these CEO comments about social media to be both insightful and perhaps surprising. .

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Does Active Social Media Engagement Start with the CEO?

C-Level Strategies

From these discussions I was able to share with you 19 revealing CEO leadership quotes and 10 insightful CEO social media quotes that provide a peek into the world of today’s CEO, and some insight into what’s currently on their minds. Michael Dell with DellCap Customers.

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Four Keys to Managing Social Media Use at Work

Kevin Eikenberry

Leadership Learning productivity social mediaGeorge tries not to let it bother him, but when he walks by Sarah’s desk, and sees her Facebook account open he wonders, “Why isn’t she doing her job?” Susan sees half of her team seemingly always on their cell phone —not talking on the phone, but sending text messages, and she wonders if all [.].

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How to Sell Social Media to the CEO

C-Level Strategies

If you’re reading this blog, chances are you’re immersed to some degree in the social media universe. I’m thrilled to announce that your chance to learn how to successfully sell social media to the C-Suite is finally here! Selling Social to the C-Suite, Save $200.

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My Interview With Yoda, Social Media Guru and Jedi Warrior

Terry Starbucker

Somewhere, in a galaxy far, far away, I had a rare chance to chat with Yoda, who, it can now be revealed, has been one of my favorite Social Media mentors. Starbucker : Whoh, Social Media is an energy like the Force? What’s the best way to use Social Media for good?

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The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key

First Friday Book Synopsis

Bob's blog entries 3M Apple Booz & Company Buddy Media EBITDA Fscebook Google Harvard Business Review Intellectual Capital: The New Wealth of Organizations The Global Innovation 1000 (2011): Why Culture is Key Tom Stewart Wealth of Knowledge: Intellectual Capital and the Twenty-first Century OrganizationTom Stewart is Booz & Company’s Chief Marketing & Knowledge Officer.

Are You On Track For 2011?

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 Are You On Track For 2011? You’ve had 20 days to kick off 2011 the right way.

How Do Leaders Make Time for Social Media?

Linked 2 Leadership

You read every day about the importance of getting involved with Social Media – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, blogging…the list can seem endless. Coaching Corner Leadership Lessons Learned Leading & Developing Other Leaders Life Balance Professional Development Technology & Leadership Facebook leadership linkedin social media Twitter

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The Most Inspirational Social Media I've Ever Seen.

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 The Most Inspirational Social Media I’ve Ever Seen.

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Is Social Media an Excuse for Brand Positioning Laziness? | In the.

In the CEO Afterlife

Is Social Media an Excuse for Brand Positioning Laziness? by John • September 19, 2011 • Branding , Marketing , Strategy • 2 Comments. Thanks to social media, I’m re-engaged. Back in my CMO days, I would have had a field day with social media. December 2011.

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How to Use Social Media to Drive Social Change

Leading Blog

Social Media. The Dragonfly Effect by Jennifer Aaker and Andy Smith, is a playbook on how to use social media to achieve a single, focused, concrete goal. Cut through the noise of social media with something personal, unexpected, visceral, and visual.

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Leaders Share Their Biggest “Follower Challenges”

C-Level Strategies

About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS Leaders Share Their Biggest “Follower Challenges&# 02 Feb February 2, 2011 by Lisa Petrilli Last night’s #LeadershipChat on Twitter revolved around the topic of The Difficult Follower and how to lead them.

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The Value of Being Active in Social Media

Lead Change Blog

The most consistent, reputation-building method to be seen is by using social media. The FLinT (Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter) media stack and other current media platforms like Quora and YouTube are used to perpetuate one’s personal brand. Best of Blogs Series Career Development Career career reputation community employers employment job candidates Job Search Leadership networking online identity personal branding recruiting Social Media

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B2B Social Media Case Study: Dell Vostro V 130 #TradeSecrets Campaign: getting the small business community talking

Krishna De

As a result of my engagement in the campaign, I was also one of the lucky winners of a Dell Vostro V 130 ( which you will see if you ever meet me at one of my digital marketing or social media workshops ). Be active in the social media space and consistently provide great value.

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Marketing Yourself Through Social Media

Women on Business

Social Media is becoming a mandatory part of every day life and an essential part of career success in this day and age. Brands that had been having trouble or are just looking for an additional push in sales are seeing resounding success due to their digital media campaigns like Old Spice, Google, Chrome, and Starbucks. First you will need to decide what your personal brand is and what you hope to achieve out of your digital media campaign. The Social Media Aspect.

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7 Words Why You Need Social Media as a Pastor Today

Ron Edmondson

Related posts: 7 Reasons You Need Social Media as a Christian Leader. Friday Discussion: Is Social Media a Blessing or a Curse? Is Social Media Ruining Culture and What To Do About It? reach. people. Christ. That’s all there is to it. Of course, you want more explanation if you’ve questioned it so far. Let me just say this: If you want to reach people, you have to go where people are… Any questions?

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Gratitude 2011


At various points in 2011, they connected via Twitter, emails and blog to extend help, inspiration and opportunities. Round Ups Social Media Gratitude inspiration Rajesh Setty Seth GodinGratefulness fills me whenever a year ends.

What is Social Media Leadership?

Leading in Context

The idea for this post came from a reader's comment about how new the area of social media leadership is to the leadership community (Thanks Justin!). Here are some resources that will help you lead others through engagement with social media engagement and the new ways we communicate in business today: Ethical Leader Ethical Organization business ethics Leadership leadership skills on leadership what are leadership skills what is ethical leadership what is leadership

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Eurocom 2011 survey indicates 38 percent of technology firms are due to invest more in social media in the next 12 months

Krishna De

‘Are technology firms adopting social media’ is one of the areas that the recent Eurocom Worldwide 2011 Annual Technology Confidence Survey explored. And what about the projected investment in social media in the next 12 months?

A Christmas Newsletter from the Edmondson Family 2011

Ron Edmondson

Jeremy has proven to be a hard worker and is doing well in his new career in marketing and social media. Merry Christmas! It has been a great year for the Edmondson’s. We spent our first full year in our downtown condo. We love it.

Repurposing Content: It Works for Social Media, Too!

Women on Business

As women in business, we are always “on&# … and with social media it’s no different. I know most business woman are already savvy in repurposing content, but many are not yet repurposing the nuggets of knowledge they are sharing via social media, and the spectacular thing about this is that it can go both ways – from your blog to social media, and from social media to your blog. Blog to Social Media. Social Media to Blog.

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Will Social Media feature as part of your communications toolkit in 2012?

Chartered Management Institute

But how are you going to leverage Social Media to improve sales, communicate that key message or get yourself a new job in the coming year? Related Content: My business book of the week - Understanding the small business sector - by David Storey The Invisible Tweets of the Mass Media: How Social Media is Changing the Fundamentals of News Let the recruitment begin Getting a Yes with Competitive Intelligence Are you confused over social media?

Social Media Marketing and the Strategic Shift from Destination to Audience

Strategy Driven

Social media marketing has transitioned from being an ancillary marketing strategy to become a strategic business imperative. 30-Minute Social Media Marketing : Step-by-step Techniques to Spread the Word About Your Business by Susan Gunelius.

LeadershipNow 140: May 2011 Compilation

Leading Blog

Here are a selection of tweets from May 2011: @Jim_Kouzes: If you want to be more creative, think outside of yourself. Vaynerchuk: We are going to live through a devastating social media bubble.

6 Communication Lessons from Social Media for 21st-Century Leaders

Engaging Leader

I was not one of social media’s early adopters. Not until 2011. BTW, my first-ever tweet: [link] I quickly discovered that social media isn’t rising so quickly because the tech is sexy. […].

B2B Social Media Case Study: American Express Facebook Big Break for Small Business

Krishna De

Results of the American Express Small Business Monitor in the US recently reported that for marketing their businesses, more entrepreneurs are using social media to attract new customers (44%, up from 39% six months ago), specifically: • 35% are using Facebook. •

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A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond


Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer A Worthy Goal for 2011 and Beyond New year brings with it new predictions, agendas, resolutions and trends. From Seth Godin’s post “ What is Excellence ” at Tom Peters website So, seeking/delivering excellence in everything you do is a goal worth chasing in 2011 (and beyond). On that note, wish you an “excellent” 2011! - - - - - Stay tuned to QAspire Blog: Subscribe via RSS or Email, Connect via Facebook or Follow us on Twitter.

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Social Media for CEOs

N2Growth Blog

Nary a week passes where I don’t hear from a CEO who’s grappling with this social media conundrum: should I, or shouldn’t I? In today’s post I’ll share my thoughts on why it’s time to put a fork in the social media debate… Background/Disclaimer.

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Word-of-Mouth and Social Media

Coaching Tip

Social media has such an impact because it moves word-of-mouth marketing orders-of-magnitude faster than ever before. When you start engaging in social media, you can get on people's radar relatively quickly. Eric Harr: The Real Truth About Social Media.

It’s Not Social Media, but Media Social

Modern Servant Leader

It’s not social media, but “media, social” What we consume is media first, social second. We still consume news, facts, tips, advice, marketing, videos and other media primarily but as a benefit, we now get a social aspect as well.

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Lands’ End Contest Confirms Strategic Role of Pinterest for Brands

C-Level Strategies

Though most of my time is spent helping companies create and communicate clear and compelling visions to grow their businesses exponentially, my conversations with C-level executives often turn to the topic of social media. Related Posts: 10 Insightful Social Media Quotes from Smart CEOs.

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How To Start Fresh In 2011. | Rich Gee Group

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 How To Start Fresh In 2011. We begin to hate ourselves and think we ‘lost our chance’ to change in 2011.

Farewell Social Media – Hello Social Business

Rapid BI

Social technology is THE productivity tool Social media has changed the way many of us communicate, engage and collaborate, yet to many organizations “social media” is a dirty word. With many employers believing social media to be Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, IT departments all over are increasingly blocking employee access to these sites. Management collaboration FaceBook IBM LinkedIn social business social media twitter

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Leadership and Social Media: Going Beyond The Keyboard

Terry Starbucker

It was a catalyst to a Social Media AND a Leadership revelation - person to person, and face to face, still mattered. The points here are these: Your Social Media efforts cannot truly blossom until you go “analog&# and physically start meeting people. Leadership Social Media

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The Invisible Tweets of the Mass Media: How Social Media is Changing the Fundamentals of News

Chartered Management Institute

As shown through an analysis of the diffusion of news of Osama Bin Laden's death, mass media organisations remain sluggish in their efforts to engage with online social media. Related Content: The #26th March Technology and Revolution Are you confused over social media? bbc Bloomberg facebook Mass Media new technology OBL Osama Osama Bin Laden Reuters social media Telegraph twitter Wall Street Journal

Literary magazine published exclusively in audio form

Six Disciplines

In this age of podcasts and MP3s, tapping such media for an offering of “literature out loud,” as The Drum calls it, could make good sense. Media & Publishing usLast fall we featured Underwood: Stories in Sound, a magazine that's produced twice a year on vinyl LPs, so we were particularly interested when we recently came across The Drum , a literary magazine that's also published exclusively in audio form.

The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions

C-Level Strategies

About Lisa Petrilli Twitter, LinkedIN, EMAIL Lisa Speaking Hire Lisa RSS The Secret Engine Behind Empowered Visions 03 Jan By Lisa Petrilli You’ve created your vision for your business, career, and other aspects of your life in 2011 and can clearly see it playing out in your mind.

Should the Financial Services Industry be Fearful of Social Media?

Women on Business

Within financial advisory firms’ guidelines, they are using social media sites to push brand exposure, credibility and a searchable online presence – not as a way to conduct illicit activities. But for all the positives, the biggest fear with social media is not the regulatory agencies or compliance but something else entirely

The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

 Today I would like to shift gears and take a look ahead at what the HR, talent management, and leadership development blogging community sees in store for us in 2011.  Below is a great collection of posts containing predictions, resolutions, trends, and thoughts for 2011.

Four Reasons Leaders Should Check Out Google+

Kevin Eikenberry

While I am a social media user and I am probably more active in using social media for business purposes than the general population, I’m not a social media expert, and I don’t know if this tool will replace Facebook or diminish the value of LinkedIn. Change Leadership Learning Google+ networking social media

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