New Survey of CEOs Reveals How They’re Using Social Media

C-Level Strategies

CEO Connection , for which I serve as Chief Relationship Officer, just released the results of its June Mid-Market Index (for companies with revenues of $100 million to $3 billion) focused on the use of Social Media.

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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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The World in Your Lap – Leadership, Social Media and Authenticity

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Light Your World I’ve read a number of articles recently about whether it is a good idea for CEOs to embrace various social media platforms. he quotes IBM’s 2012 Global CEO Study which reports only 16% of CEOs use [.]. Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Light Your World Communication influence Self Development Social Media

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Should Your Church Be in Social Media?

Ron Edmondson

Should your church be involved with social media? I’m not sure I can answer that question of social media for every church though, so I will try to guide you towards a decision that’s right for your church. How well is your church doing in social media?

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The September 2012 Leadership Development Carnival NFL Kick-off Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

So with apologies to those who don't share this passion, I present to you the September 2012 Leadership Development Carnival, NFL Kick-off Edition. Anna Farmery , from The Engaging Brand, scores with 5 Common Mistakes with Social Media.

Social Media and Leadership Success: A Few Parallels

QAspire

Here’s what I tell them: The intent of connecting with others meaningfully is at the heart of social media (and leadership) success. Once you are intentional and have right emotion to feel the content (be it music, writing, social media, programming, whatever), tools and techniques are easy to learn. Finally, like any other successful journeys, social media is a process and not a destination. Join in the conversation: How do you use social media?

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Social Media Changes Everything….

Ron Edmondson

The rules of the game are changing… Thanks to social media. I was wise enough to discern that with social media, the chances of holding this information were almost impossible. As I said, social media (and technology) changes everything.

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Social Media Marketing in B2B: Hype or Trend?

Bernd Geropp

Your customers are increasingly bustling about on social media. Whether you are looking for new employees, want to attract new customers, want to communicate with customers, or want to generally improve awareness about you: You can no longer avoid social media –. Tweet.

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The Social Media Cocktail Party

Women on Business

Being on every social media platform doesn’t make the woman, or her business – her interactions do. There are literally hundreds of social media platforms out there. If you type in ‘social media platforms list’ you will see that there are tons.

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Getting Executives on Social Media Boosts Leadership Development - Chief Learning Officer, Solutions for Enterprise Productivity [del.icio.us]

Weekly Leader

New research shows that leaders who use social media help raise their brand’s profile, instill confidence in the company’s leadership team and build greater trust, brand loyalty and purchase intent among customers. socialmedia leadership

Six Steps To Developing Your Social Media Policy – Guidance For HR And Communication Professionals

Krishna De

With the adoption of social media by organisations continuing to accelerate unfortunately in my experience, all too few organisations have established a social media policy which puts their organisation and their people at risk.

3 Simple Steps to Social Media Training

Modern Servant Leader

I know many executives struggling with the magnitude of social media opportunities and risks. Below is a simple, 3 phase approach to prepare your organization for advances in the disruptive technology of social media. In order to engage your employees in social media, create awareness. Many employees already engage in social media themselves. Therefore, the emphasis of awareness training is on what social media means for your organization.

Recommended Marketing And Social Media Conferences For Leaders And Entrepreneurs 2012

Krishna De

I often get asked what conferences I recommend people attend so if you are based in Ireland or the UK I thought I would curate a list of events that I recommend you consider attending if you are an executive or leader interested in social media and integrated marketing. Date: 20 March 2012.

Recommended Marketing And Social Media Conferences For Leaders And Entrepreneurs 2012

Krishna De

I often get asked what conferences I recommend people attend so if you are based in Ireland or the UK I thought I would curate a list of events that I recommend you consider attending if you are an executive or leader interested in social media and integrated marketing. Date: 20 March 2012.

Transforming social media into social meetings

Women on Business

So when a client—younger than me by about 20+ years—commented about being “over social media,” it got my attention. Like most people I know, I am very enamored with social media. Networking Social Media

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The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Welcome to The January 2013 Leadership Development Carnival: Best of 2012 Edition! favorite, most popular) post from 2012, along with why it was the best. was the most popular post of 2012 on the Leading in Context Blog. My best 2012 was a huge debate!

7 Kinds of Social Media Companions You Must Avoid

Rajesh Setty

Social media seems easy but only those who have tasted it know that it can be super-frustrating. For one, social media provides shortcuts to start a conversation. Here are seven kinds of social media companions you can avoid: 1.

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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?

QAspire Blog 2012: Essential Posts Redux

QAspire

2012 was a fantastic year. 2012 also bought me the recognition amongst “ Top 20 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media (at #4) ” by Society of Human Resources Management, SHRM India. January 2012 : What We Need The Most in 2012? November 2012: The Promise of Gemba.

SHRM India Top-20 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media

QAspire

This week, SHRM India released a list of “Top 20 Indian HR Influencers on Social Media” where I am featured at #4. It came to me as an unexpected yet a very pleasant surprise. Readers of this blog know that I focus on the people, leadership and culture aspects of quality. I write on topics

How to find your next job using social media – two case studies

Krishna De

Perhaps you have even considered enhancing your online visibility using social media to help you stand out from the crowd? I was recently speaking at a conference and met two people who have just found their next role using social media.

How to find your next job using social media – two case studies

Krishna De

Perhaps you have even considered enhancing your online visibility using social media to help you stand out from the crowd? I was recently speaking at a conference and met two people who have just found their next role using social media.

9 Ways Social Media Can Make You a Better Leader (The Video)

Terry Starbucker

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A CEO’s Unintended Consequence of Joining LinkedIn

C-Level Strategies

This story is an important reminder that as executives, how we use social media and what we say in public is being viewed in ways we may never have intended. RELATED POSTS: Does Active Social Media Engagement Start with the CEO? 10 Insightful Social Media Quotes from Smart CEOs.

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Social Media – Technology’s Leadership Innovation

Modern Servant Leader

Finally, through social media , technology is also a cornerstone of innovation for leadership. Before social media, it was not possible to communicate with the masses. Social media solves this problem. As the leader’s engagement in social media grows, so does their engagement in massive dialogue. Thanks to the evolution of social media, technology is finally serving leadership.

100 Trends to Watch in 2012

Leading in Context

As we enter 2012, these trend reports will give you a sense of where the world is going in a variety of different areas, from responsible leadership to social media, branding, consumerism, mobile apps and web design, food and color trends. Enjoy! Trends business ethics Leadership leadership skills on leadership what are leadership skills what is ethical leadership what is leadership

5 Steps to Social Media Success as Taught by a Live Band

Modern Servant Leader

One live band, Dot Dot Dot , demonstrates, in their live performance, how to successfully engage an audience with social media. Dot Dot Dot Demonstrates Social Media Success in Their Live Performances.

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Employee social media use: How to minimize your risk

Bud to Boss

This is a guest post by Jon Strother, Senior Copywriter/Editor and Social Media Manager at Global Compliance. In short, if you pay attention to the news, you know the use of social media by employees poses a risk. For instance, 42% of those networkers indicated they would post negative information about their employer or co-workers on Twitter or other social media sites versus 6% of non-networkers.

S.O.C.I.A.L. Media Principles

Modern Servant Leader

As social media platforms come and go, technology changes, but key principles remain. Social media expert Chris Brogan recommends Listening Posts. Once you’ve done some listening, you should ensure you and your social media team are action-oriented.

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92% of Employers Use Social Media For Recruiting

Women on Business

It’s not a secret that employers use social media to find and research job candidates, but did you know that 9 out of 10 employers are using social recruiting? The numbers are higher than most people probably think according to the 2012 Social Recruiting Survey from Jobvite. Whether you’re looking for a job now or in the future, your social media profiles and activities could help you get (or lose) an opportunity.

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92% of Employers Use Social Media For Recruiting

Women on Business

It’s not a secret that employers use social media to find and research job candidates, but did you know that 9 out of 10 employers are using social recruiting? The numbers are higher than most people probably think according to the 2012 Social Recruiting Survey from Jobvite. Whether you’re looking for a job now or in the future, your social media profiles and activities could help you get (or lose) an opportunity.

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Top 10 Servant Leadership Tweeters in 2012

Modern Servant Leader

This past year (2012) marked the third year I’ve compiled the Top Tweeters list (see 2010 & 2011 for more). Here they are, The top 10 Twitter accounts for Servant Leadership followers in 2012: 10. Jessica’s contributions frequently top my stream of social media tweets as she shares great posts, news and events. Twitter Profile : Former professional ballet dancer, current literary student, writer, social media admin & Marylhurst Univ.

Has Ego Trumped Your Mission? Lessons in Transparency from the Komen Foundation Fiasco

Next Level Blog

Current Affairs General Leadership Improving Communications Komen Foundation Planned Parenthood social media transparencyAs you’ve no doubt read, the Komen Foundation – the people behind the pink ribbons to fight breast cancer – found themselves at the center of controversy last week after they decided to pull funding for breast cancer screenings from Planned Parenthood. The basis for the decision, according to Komen officials: They no longer wanted to give money to organizations.

Social Media is Just That – Social

First Friday Book Synopsis

I am not surprised at all to see the statistics published on February 20, 2012 by the Pew Research Center that reveal very few Americans receive political news from social networks. It’s not from social media. Karl's blog entries Facebook Internet MBA Pew Research Center political campaigns research methods social media Twitter University of Dallas YouTube

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Social media expert or wannabe?

Rapid BI

Social media expert or wannabe? - or how to spot a fake social media expert. Management blogs expert FaceBook fake klout LinkedIn peerindex social media twitterThis piece aims to show how you can spot a real "expert" amongst all the noise, & the difference between say & do.

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Social Media: Apparently a troublesome term

First Friday Book Synopsis

Given all the confusion about “social media,” some corrections and clarifications seem to be needed: • The word “media” is the plural for the word “medium” but the term “social media” is generally used with a singular verb. • The term “social media” embraces web-based and mobile technologies that facilitate and expedite user-generated content. • [.].

September Management Journey Carnival

Management is a Journey

Welcome to the September 2012 edition of the Management Journey Carnival. Blog Carnival communication customer service emotional intelligence human resources innovation leadership management organizational productivity people skills social mediaIt’s back to school and this holds true for this month’s Carnival as well.

The Status of Women in Media Is Not Good

Women on Business

media in 2012 isn’t good. Women’s Media Center put together a variety of statistics from research conducted by various organizations over the past couple of years and published the data in a report called “ The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2012.” population is 51% female and ethnically diverse, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at what’s under the hood of the media industry. The status of women in U.S.

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How Leaders Can Use Pinterest

Kevin Eikenberry

Isn’t Pinterest the hot new social media tool that is growing by leaps and bounds? Leadership Learning organizational culture Pinterest Relationships social mediaLeaders? Use Pinterest? Isn’t this the site that seems to be largely about recipes, crafts and wedding planning? Not entirely. Are you talking about how leaders of business could use Pinterest in their marketing efforts? No, though that is [.].

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Win A Ticket To Attend The Techovate Conference, Wexford 21-22 March 2012

Krishna De

As I reference in my recent article about recommended conferences for 2012 , the event is especially relevant for small and medium enterprises who are looking for guidance on how to improve their business performance using technology. HOW TO WIN A TICKET TO TECHOVATE 2012.