Two men who have been at the vanguard of social media and the disruptive evolution that different ways of working and communicating have emerged in businesses everywhere over the past decade are Robert Scoble and Shel Israel.
Their seminal work Naked Conversations, published in 2006, shone a spotlight on the then-emerging world of blogging and the changes being wrought to business practices by enlightened individuals in organizations everywhere.
(c) Can Stock PhotoThis week’s Wrap comes to you from Amsterdam, where I presented a session on crisis communications in the social media era at Ragan Communications’ PR/Social Media Summit. Fortunately, both the hotel room and the conference venue—ING House—have great WiFi. That matters, as you’ll see in one of today’s items, which I culled from my link blog at LinksFromShel.tumblr.com.
Should your boss be able to fire you for who you like?
Danny Carter worked suggestion that such communication has less than full constitutional protection would result in chilling the very valued means for communication the Internet has made Read More »
Peter Shankman applied his skills as a communicator and businessman to create Help A Reporter Out (HARO), an email service that connected journalists looking for people to interview with individuals with the experience or insights to meet the journalist’s needs. The free service was based on sharing and collaboration, principles Shankman brings to the fore in his new book.
What does a “nice” company do? In a Forbes interview, Shankman recounted this experience: “I was in a hotel and came back after a long day of meetings. I saw a note on my bathroom counter: Mr. Shankman, we noticed you left your toothpaste out. It’s running very Read More »
Andrea is also the founder and president of CiviliNation, a non-profit organization established to take a stand against against online hostility, character assassination and adult cyberbullying. LeDrew’s review of Civility in the Digital Age was posted to FIR last week. Andrea also appeared in an FIR interview in January 2010 to discuss CiviliNation.
Andrea is an attorney licensed to practice law in Washington Read More »
Andrea Weckerle was an FIR interview guest in January, 2010, discussing CiviliNation, the organization she co-founded to promote civil behavior online. Now, as part of that effort, she has written Civility in the Digital Age, a review of the issues affecting civility online and proposing a “30-Day Action Plan” for restoring civility to your corner of the digital world
In this FIR podcast episode, Book Review Editor Bob LeDrew reviews Civility in the Digital Age.