Social Media

Best Practices in Creating a Social Media Strategy by Charlene Li

By Muriel Jones on August 9, 2011

In part II of Linkage’s recent interview with Charlene Li, the author of New York Times bestseller Open Leadership presents guidelines to help organizations experiment with social technologies in various cultural landscapes. Rich Rosier: I was reading the Wall Street Journal and they had a

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Transform the Way You Lead — Charlene Li on Open Leadership

By Muriel Jones on June 24, 2011

Linkage’s Rich Rosier sat down with Charlene Li following her recent Thought Leader Series broadcast to discuss the impact social technologies are having on organizations nationwide. Charlene Li is founder of Altimeter Group and the author of the New York Times bestseller, Open Leadership: How Social

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A conversation with Steven Johnson on Where Good Ideas Come From

By Muriel Jones on May 20, 2011

Best-selling author of six books on the intersection of science, technology and personal experience, Steven Johnson’s writings have influenced everything from the way political campaigns use the Internet, to cutting edge ideas in urban planning, to the battle against 21st-century terrorism. Linkage

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Free Webinar Recording: Developing Your Leaders with Web 2.0

By Kristin Schepici on May 16, 2011

Two-thirds of the world’s internet population visit social networks and 13% visit Wikipedia for, on average, five minutes each day. Social media platforms are changing the way we communicate and learn online. Real time discussions with real people on timely topics have changed the reflective model of learning to become global, dynamic, and continuous. Join us for an informative webinar on web 2.0 and leadership development.

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Charlene Li on The Art of Admitting Failure

By Muriel Jones on April 29, 2011

On June 16, 2011, Charlene Li, influential thought leader and guide on emerging technologies will be presenting on Open Leadership: Transform the Way You Lead as part of Linkage’s Thought Leader Series. On March, 28, 2011, her article on “The Art of Admitting

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Lynda Gratton on Creating Performance Driven Innovation within your Organization

By Muriel Jones on March 11, 2011

On November 17th, 2010 Lynda Gratton, one of the world’s authorities on human resources strategy and author of “Hot Spots: Why Some Teams, Workplaces, and Organizations Buzz with Energy — And Others Don’t” presented on “Creating Performance Driven Innovation within your Organization.” Dozens of organizations tuned in as part of Linkage’s Thought Leader Series. Afterwards, Linkage’s Rich Rosier sat down with Gratton to talk about the ingredients that make up Hot Spots and to discuss how leaders can foster a cooperative mindset and remove boundaries between people to increase their productive capacity.

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A Conversation with Elliott Masie, Chair of the Learning Consortium, on the Future of Organizational Development

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Elliot Masie is the Chair of the Learning Consortium and the host of Learning 2011. He is also the editor of Learning Rant, Raves & Reflections and he’s credited with introducing the term ‘e-Learning’ into popular culture.  He was a

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Charlene Li on how to feel in command when you are no longer in control (video)

By Muriel Jones on March 4, 2011

The long held concept of command-and-control leadership is being tested as organizations are experiencing the largest technological and sociological shift of our generation. Talk with your customers. Listen to your employees. These are long-time, well-tested truisms of business. But ask organizations to engage with people on Facebook or Twitter and a look of sheer terror crosses their faces.

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Five Ways to Use Social Media to Lead

By admin on February 22, 2011

Social media has fundamentally changed the way humans communicate. Traditional media (radio, television, print, direct mail, etc.) allows for one-way communication. In other words, it was possible to talk to the masses, but not listen to them. With the rise of social media, we can now engage in two-way conversations with the same mass of people. The conversations are often free, happening in real-time, and are not bound by geography.

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Social Media and Leadership: On-Demand Communication

By admin on May 25, 2010

Companies and organizations must adjust. Employees are in the driver’s seat. Leaders who see this and who can transparently communicate will be far, far ahead of the game.

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