It Takes Two to Tango: LinkedIn/Twitter Interface

Imagine that you have two employees working on the same project. They are both talented and diligent; however, they don't coordinate their efforts at all. Do you think there is any efficiency lost due to them not setting a common strategy and not working in sync? You bet there is! And yet, this is exactly… Continue reading It Takes Two to Tango: LinkedIn/Twitter Interface

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Wanted: Unmotivated, Dispassionate Employees

“I am a motivated, passionate and creative expert, driven, responsible, with an extensive experience in various organizational roles, track record of success, and a strategic mind set.” How does this description sound to you? Do you want to hire this person? … This was a trick question. I wrote this sentence using top 10 most overused… Continue reading Wanted: Unmotivated, Dispassionate Employees

A Secret LinkedIn Feature

Very few LinkedIn users know that you can share, tweet, and email a customized link to a particular document in your LinkedIn profile. How is this valuable, you ask? Let me explain. There are three main reasons you want to leverage this vastly underutilized LinkedIn feature. 1. Using this feature is a great way to add value… Continue reading A Secret LinkedIn Feature

How Do I Connect to an Influencer?

 “Maria, how can I connect with Influencer Mr. X on LinkedIn? Unfortunately, I don’t have anybody in my network who can introduce me.” I know it’s time to write about a topic when I get the same question from different corners of the world. This one has showed up in my inbox many times, and… Continue reading How Do I Connect to an Influencer?

Welcome Back, Unfollow Feature!

LINKEDIN NEWS: Good news, you can now unfollow folks if you don't want to see notifications about their long form posts in your notifications feed. Here is how: 1. When you see a notification "Mr. Writer published a new post", hover over the notification 2. You will see an X in the upper right corner… Continue reading Welcome Back, Unfollow Feature!