technology

Is No WiFi A First World Problem?

NO WIFI. I know it’s a first world problem that we have all faced at one time or another. But the more and more we become reliant on being constantly connected the more heart stopping this can be. Especially after coming back to the first full day of work after the holidays. You have deadlines to meet, appointments made, documents to share, a webinar to attend or conference call to… Read More »Is No WiFi A First World Problem?

What Will be Your Personal Brand Legacy?

“In my own work, I’ve tried to anticipate what’s coming over the horizon, to hasten its arrival, and to apply it to people’s lives in a meaningful way.”     Yesterday saw the passing of the probably much lesser known Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Quite possibly one of the most influential people of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries and not only because he helped popularize the most prevalent… Read More »What Will be Your Personal Brand Legacy?

Procrastination, Power Blending, Promise and Personal Branding

Oh, boy, have I been procrastinating! I looked back and the last time I wrote a blog post was a few months back, I could make excuses and reasons why, but at the end of the day I can only blame and kick myself for not investing the time in you. I have had plenty of opportunities to share good examples of personal branding and how it might relate to… Read More »Procrastination, Power Blending, Promise and Personal Branding

Have you tried this new LinkedIn mobile search feature yet? I did twice recently with interesting results

​I continue to be excited by many of the LinkedIn changes, features and future promises, such as; Profile view change to enhance your personal brand – Ooops I think LinkedIn did it again – read about it here Active status in messaging so you know when someone is on LinkedIn – How to professionally stalk someone – read about that here Public posts where you can go beyond LinkedIn and get found on Google – 3… Read More »Have you tried this new LinkedIn mobile search feature yet? I did twice recently with interesting results

The #1 Plugin to Use to Build Your Personal Brand

You receive an email from a new connection or someone that you think you would like to add to your LinkedIn network. The challenge is that according to latest statistics on the use of Linkedin the average user is spending less than 20 minutes a month on the platform. Hopefully, you are spending more than that, but you are likely not there multiple times a day. So by the time… Read More »The #1 Plugin to Use to Build Your Personal Brand

How to Keep Notes About Your LinkedIn Interactions

When Linkedin updated their user interface they did away with a useful Notes tool that attached to each profile along with the ability to tag that person. This is now only available in the higher end premium accounts such as Sales Navigator. A very useful Chrome extension is Dux-Soup – strange name, useful tool. “You can take and save notes on each profile such as: have sent invites or a… Read More »How to Keep Notes About Your LinkedIn Interactions

How to Stay Anonymous on LinkedIn

I was recently asked, “Can people see when you looked at their LinkedIn profile?” The simple answer is yes IF you have not changed the default privacy settings on your profile. I often see it recommended that you have your profile switched to full view all the time. The argument is that after all this is a networking platform.  However, as you know when you look to see “Who has viewed… Read More »How to Stay Anonymous on LinkedIn

How to Easily Find What Interests You on LinkedIn

Although the new LinkedIn interface has been designed to have a cleaner look and make the whole platform easier to use, the search bar can be an experience in frustration. For searches of people, companies or jobs the search bar seems to work well, most of the time. But in looking for groups or perhaps a slide deck on Slideshare, it really can be a needle in a haystack. A very… Read More »How to Easily Find What Interests You on LinkedIn

Finally – How to See What Your Connections Are Saying on LinkedIn

The recent re-design of LinkedIn had left many users frustrated with what was showing up in their newsfeed, or rather what was NOT showing up. I previously shared two ways to get to see more of what you wanted with; 3 Ways To Get Back Control of What You See on LinkedIn and How to Unclog Your Linkedin Newsfeed Finally, the newsfeed control feature I have been waiting for has… Read More »Finally – How to See What Your Connections Are Saying on LinkedIn

How to Connect on LinkedIn Straight From Your Inbox

If you are like me, you are probably often having a conversation via email with someone and you say to yourself, “I must remember to invite Sheila to connect on Linkedin” or maybe one of the other main social networks you are active on. And then you forget. The challenge is you are probably working within your email inbox every day, however, although it’s something you should be thinking about, that’s likely… Read More »How to Connect on LinkedIn Straight From Your Inbox