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Look at your typical day:Are you a Blackberry or iPhone addict? Constantly in meetings?  Hours of emails and PPTs? Spending too much time on Twitter? Or on the golf course talking to clients?Bottom line: Where do you spend most of your time?  That question was...
Selling IT products or services to CEOs? Not the easiest task, and very different from selling to CIOs, but thinking like a CEO and not an IT salesperson is the key to opening the door to the CEO suite.
The FTC has revised its "Guidelines Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." The new guides will have a profound impact on product reviews and will influence not only bloggers, but manufacturers, advertisers and marketers.
Who uses social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn? The guys or the gals? Based on two recent studies tracking social media usage by gender, you might be surprised to find that chicks rule the social media web!
Want to feel old? Sixteen years ago, in 1993, The Late Show with David Letterman premiered on CBS. Where has the time gone?Letterman, for most people, is synonymous with his 'Top Ten List.' It's such a part of our culture that The Top Ten List even has its own Wikipedia entry. Fun tr...
CEOs are known for flawless communication, right? We understand their ideas and can execute on them. Well, maybe...it depends on the communication vehicle they select.When leaders speak or write, we have the chance to capture the flavor and nuances of their communication: in depth ins...
IT personnel have been referred to as many things:from heroes and essential partners, to %^&**!@#!! villains. But how about a Pit Bull or a Chihuahua? If you take a look at some of the most dramatic canine personalities, you might find some interesting similarities between engineers ...
IT presenters are being hard-hit by a rampant new disease: the F5 Flu, a variation of Death by Power Point. Read on to find out about transmission, symptoms, and most importantly, how to get vaccinated.
IT professionals often speak a complex language that business listeners just don't understand, and when listeners tune out, they go into the Communication Dead Zone. Read on for the causes for Dead Zone communication and more importantly, some remedies.
At times, do you think you're a Superman or Wonder Woman? Pitted in a daily struggle between the IT department and the business units? We all know that IT managers juggle a number of hats and scramble to put out dozens of fires, and truly can be a superhero to their organizations. B...
Busy CIOs might consider Twitter as their new executive communication coach. Don't scoff. It can be a highly effective teacher of powerful communication strategies. And a cost-effective alternative to executive coaches! What makes Twitter a great coach? It's all about developing th...
IT managers can look to an unlikely source for career inspiration: the late Walter Cronkite. The guiding principles that made Cronkite, "the most trusted man in America" can help impact your career in the world of high tech. The late Walter Cronkite as a role model for IT managers? ...