Healthy Media Consumption

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton I've blogged about how to spot fake news and variables complicating media ethics. Today I'll explore the characteristics healthy media consumption. Let's begin with a dose of healthy skepticism. Healthy Skepticism You can't believe everything you see. Photographs and videos that appear to be "proof" of a story may have been altered.

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Social Media Leadership Rules

Lead Change Blog

Presidents, business magnates, social activists… everyone is on social media nowadays. Social media allows them to expand their leadership to a wider audience. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a nice example of how politicians can use social media to connect with their citizens and the entire world. When we’re talking about social media leaders, we’re not thinking solely of successful people who use social media to establish their status.

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Untangling (Social and Mainstream) Media Ethics

Leading in Context

By Linda Fisher Thornton Anyone can post content on social media. In the UNESCO report "The Media: Operation Decontamination," Aidan White notes that "Today, it’s not just journalists who need to watch their language and show respect for the facts; everyone with something to say in the public information sphere needs to show some ethical restraint." Today, I'm sharing resources for understanding the ethical responsibilities of media leadership.

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How Social Media Benefits Your Business

Strategy Driven

When it comes to designing a fully comprehensive marketing strategy, you have to include social media. Social media has given companies a level of access into human behavior unparalleled in the world before. But social media is a way to get your brand out there and in people’s heads.

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Employers Checking Social Media

Career Advancement

Nasir asks: I’ve heard that employers are checking social media more and more, to find out how professional their people really are. Joel answers: That’s an option, of course, but there’s no need to stay off social media. Look at Facebook and other social media sites as networking tools. When that guides every choice you make on social media, you won’t have much to worry about. Here are some important “dos” and “don’ts” for using social media.

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Social Media for Better Leadership and Learning


Leadership that is social in approach when it comes to building communities, enabling engagement and participating in knowledge flows across the network (both inside the organization through corporate social tools as well as external social media). In my case, social media made me a clearer thinker, better leader and a curious learner. In the article, Celine outlines three ways social media can enable sensemaking for better leadership and engagement.

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Social Media: A Professional’s Best Tool Used Wisely!

General Leadership

Smart phones and social media expand our universe. If the “new tricks” are related to social media, “they” are wrong! I was never a fan of social media until I assumed my current position and, to this day, “tweeting” makes absolutely no sense to me, but I have come to respect and appreciate social media’s incredible power and reach. The post Social Media: A Professional’s Best Tool Used Wisely!

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Attention Social Media Marketers! Here’s What You Should Know about Inclusiveness on Social Media

Strategy Driven

At nearly 4 billion users, more than half of the world’s population now uses social media to connect with not just each other but also with brands. Needless to say, your social media audience is an extremely diverse bunch of individuals with varied interests, beliefs, and abilities.

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How To Help Your Social Media Business Run More Efficiently

Strategy Driven

Social Media businesses are very fast-paced, things are always changing so quickly that you really need to be on the ball. Here are some ways to help you run your social media business in a much more efficient and profitable way.

6 Basics of Media Pitching

Women on Business

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How to Find the Best Social Media Management Companies

Strategy Driven

Running your own social media seems easy at first. Then things expand, time gets short and you need help – like a social media management company. Or can they make sure that the two of you can co-exist in this social media world?

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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. We have a social media practice at N2growth, I use social media, and all of the CEOs I coach are participating at some level in social media.

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Podcast: Social Media Overwhelm & Angst.

Rich Gee Group

“Social Media Overwhelm & Angst — How To Win With Social Media Doing Less, Not More.” Check back weekly for new episodes on topics such as managing your company’s social media, taking advantage of LinkedIn, meeting new clients, and staying positive! The post Podcast: Social Media Overwhelm & Angst. Uncategorized Angst BJ Flagg Entrepreneur Entrepreneurship iTunes Overwhelm Podcast Rich Gee small business Social Media Two Heads

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4 Benefits of Using Curated Content on Social Media

Women on Business

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Digital Church is Here to Stay: From Social Media to Social Ministry

Leading Blog

In From Social Media to Social Ministry: A Guide to Digital Discipleship , church leader Nona Jones, answers, “church is more than the worship service.” Jones walks us through the changes and explains why and how to build an effective, truly social media presence.

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How To Destroy Your Influence Through Social Media

Joseph Lalonde

S ocial media is a great tool, one that I love dearly. While there’s a good side to social media , there’s also a dark side many people get caught up in. The Dark Side Of Social Media. By using social media in the wrong way, you can begin to destroy your influence. Amazingly, many people forget that social media is a very public form of communication. Your employers can see what you post on social media. The Light Side Of Social Media.

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Social Media Business Pages vs. The Traditional Business Website

Women on Business

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Boost Your Social Media Presence For Future Success.

Strategy Driven

A profitable Social Media Marketing Strategy should help you achieve the objectives you have penned out for your business. For this, it has to be dynamic to adjust to the variations that occur in the media every day. What social media website seems to be growing faster?

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Becoming A Master Of Social Media Marketing

Strategy Driven

Social media marketing can be a minefield. Becoming a master of social media marketing can totally transform your path to success, boosting your products and services onto the screens of potentially millions of users all around the world.

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How Social Media Changed Tourism Marketing

Strategy Driven

Social media has changed the way people communicate and exchange information. For others, the rise in social media has improved not only exposure but also the way companies market and do business. There has been a rise in social sharing because of social media platforms.

Podcast: Exploding Your Presence on Social Media

Rich Gee Group

Check back weekly for new episodes on topics such as managing your company’s social media, taking advantage of LinkedIn, meeting new clients, and staying positive! The post Podcast: Exploding Your Presence on Social Media appeared first on Rich Gee. Podcast best clients Focus insights Quality real audience Service Social MediaIt’s not about the exploitation of technology – but service to your community. Who is your real audience?

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Social Media Revolution 2013

Chart Your Course

Are you using social media to grow your business? Social media – LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter – can allow you to reach an audience larger than ever before – with more impact and longevity than a Super Bowl advertisement. Watch this video to learn how social media is changing the way consumers choose and interact with their brands, and each other! Social Media Revolution 2013. Are you using social media to grow your business?

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Catching The Eye Of Our Customers In A Social-Media Led World

Strategy Driven

As the effective ability of social media to provide marketing to our pockets has taken on its strongest form, consumers have become increasingly adept at phasing this out and instead only searching for the content they want to see.

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How to Develop a Small Business Social Media Strategy

Women on Business

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Social Media Demystified

N2Growth Blog

If you find all the noise around social media to be confusing, rest assured that you’re not alone. In today’s post I’ll bust a few myths, reveal an evil secret or two, and share with you what you need to know in order to be successful with social media… Understanding the Context Let me cut right to the chase - business is fluid. Allow me to let you in on an evil little secret – social media is really quite simple.

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3 Legal Pitfalls You Should Avoid on Social Media

Strategy Driven

Many people use social media for private and business communications without knowing that what they post online can have serious legal ramifications. Be careful not to reveal personal information without permission, especially if you’re using your social media platforms for a business venture.

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Social Media Made Worthwhile

Women on Business

Here’s a scenario you can relate to: Just before settling in to edit this post the other night, I skimmed eight different articles on social media (how-to, why-to, when-to, where-to, who-to…), clicked “Read Later” five times, “Pin It” once; posted on Facebook and Twitter, updated my, shared a link on Google +, tweaked one of my online profiles and commented on one of my Facebook community pages—all between 9:30-11 pm.

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What Social Media Doesn’t Teach You About Effective Communication

Kevin Eikenberry

The post What Social Media Doesn’t Teach You About Effective Communication appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. We all communicate in a variety of ways every day. The fact is human beings are born to communicate.

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I’ve Been Using Social Media Wrong. Have you?

Joseph Lalonde

I don’t know about you but I don’t claim to be a social media expert. There’s plenty of things I’ve done wrong with social media. I’ve been using social media wrong. I want to change and I want to help you avoid the social media mistakes I’ve made. Social media is a new beast in the internet world. And everyone is trying to figure out how to use social media to the best of their ability. I become a social media whore.

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Learning and OD through Social Media

Rapid BI

Can we learn from social media? This article explores how social media can enhance informal learning. Exploring self directed & self motivated learning through social media tools & technology. The post Learning and OD through Social Media appeared first on RapidBI.

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Why You Need To Be On Social Media

Joseph Lalonde

They’re all forms of social media. Pinterest, LinkedIn, and who knows what new social media network comes out next, you can easily feel overwhelmed. Instead, just get started on social media. Yet you haven’t told us WHY I need to be on social media. However, when you step into social media, you’re opening a whole new world to you and the message you’re spreading. Do you know how many Americans have a social media profile?

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

Modern Servant Leader

As social media platforms come and go, technology changes, but key principles remain. Chris Brogan , author of Social Media 101 , Trust Agents and Google+ for Business , explains you should create “listening posts” You can do this with free solutions like Google Alerts (email alerts anytime new content, relevant to your interests is added to Google), Hootsuite (streaming social media posts, filtered by keywords) or more advanced (and expensive) solutions like Radian 6.

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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. Leadership Coaching Leadership Development Light Your World Communication influence Self Development Social Media

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Social Media for “Good”

Leading in Context

The 5 reasons to engage in social media describe how social media can benefit us as leaders who are learning in complex times, but that's only one dimension of the benefit of connected communication through social media. In this post I'll explore some of the ways social media can be used for "good.".

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Drama and Who Broke the Media Projector

Leadership Freak

No one knows when or how, but one of our media projectors is broken. I was fascinated how Doers, Dreamers, and Feelers responded. Mr. Feeler wondered how someone could break something and not… Continue reading → Doer Dreamer Feeler Leadership Development organizational success

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10 Laws of Social Media Marketing

Women on Business

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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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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. Being successful at social media is not measured by how many platforms you have a username on, its measured by the interactions you are having and relationships you are creating within those platforms.

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4 Ways to Leverage Social Media to Enhance Your Career

Let's Grow Leaders

Although many companies caution workers about using social media, utilizing sites like Twitter and LinkedIn can go a long way in positioning you within your own company and as a leader in your industry. Obviously you need to be smart about how you use social media. While online leadership is about utilizing online social media platforms, which platforms you choose can be just as important as how many followers you have.

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Social Media is Broken.

CEO Blog

One of my friends forwarded me an article on how S ocial Media is broken and should be "started all over again". Social Media needs to be a place companies interact with real customers. DDE Media does a lot of social media for clients. I think social media needs to be at least 80% for the value of the reader. Much of social media is just reminding people "we are still here". Social media, like devices, has contributed to short attention span.

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5 Practices to Safely Manage Your Personal & Professional Social Media

Chart Your Course

Our relationship with social media can be love/hate. Professionally, social media invites risks for posting content or an opinion that can damage an employee’s character at work, possible causing termination. Be proactive about enforcing employee guidelines on social media to prevent damage control. The following can help you craft a company social media policy that you can distribute to your employees: Hold Yourself Accountable & Responsible.

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How To Choose The Perfect Outsourced Media Service Provider For Your Business

Strategy Driven

For example, a media service provider can have an enormous positive influence over your operations. In the interests of both time and efficiency, start by acutely defining exactly what you want, because only then can you choose the right media service provider to outsource to.

Social Media and EQ in the Workplace

Great Leadership By Dan

And when social media is added to the mix, the impact can go viral and be more significant. Beth Armknecht Miller emotional intelligence EQ social media When employees are unable to manage their emotional intelligence there can be a negative impact on your organization. Read Beth Armknecht Miller''s guest post over at Management and Leadership to find out how to deal with this tricky issue.

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