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The Power of Tribe

Battle Rock

Yesterday I told a story of bravado. I thought I could take my fully-loaded motorcycle a gravel road down to the beach at Port Orford, Oregon for the glory of a bragging rights photo of my front tire in the Pacific Ocean. You’ll remember that I mentioned a cool outcropping of volcanic …

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2011 Summer Publicity & Social Media Intern Needed

This year’s trip I’ll be interviewing subjects for the book I’m writing as well as raising money for breast cancer causes. To those ends, I want to build followers for myself and the upcoming book. Based on last year’s experience, I foresee some specific roles the intern will play, but …

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Reverb10, Day 17: Lesson Learned

Prompt:  What was the best thing you learned about yourself this past year? And how will you apply that lesson going forward? Some 20 years ago now, I watched the Bill Moyers series of interviews with Joseph Campbell, author of many books, including The Power of Myth.   What I …

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Reverb10 Day 7: Community

Prompt:  Where have you discovered community, online or otherwise, in 2010? What community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011? Online community was the bounty of  both 2009 and 2010. In 2009 I met my co-author on Twitter and in 2010 I met dozens …

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Case Study: My Social Media Road Trip

I had the opportunity to debrief the Business Sorority of NC on the vital role that social media played in my 2010 road trip. I used Twitter, Facebook Pages, Vimeo, Flickr, and my travel blog to: raise money for my expenses and  the National Breast Cancer Foundation get news stories in …

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Feeding That Hungry Media Machine

When I pulled into the Caribou Coffee back home, two TV station trucks, The Charlotte Observer and South Charlotte Weekly magazine were there to greet me. Larry Sprinkle makes 6:45am worth the effort Here’s my interview with the NBC affiliate the next morning (6:45am). WBT’s Keith Larson commits And here’s …

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Social Media: Ethics & Best Practices for Attorneys

Like financial professionals, attorneys bear the burden of using good sense and propriety online.  Would that everyone bore a similar burden! (but I digress). Friday morning I co-facilitated a continuing education seminar for the Mecklenburg County Bar on social media with Andy Ciordia and Ted Claypoole . The attorneys asked great …

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C’mon, Caribou!

I’m putting social media to all kinds of use on the pre-trip.  Let me tell you about Facebook’s power: in one evening’s search I found a group of women motorcyclists from Canada and the US who are riding to a central(ish) meeting point in Cheyenne, WY in support of the …

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March Book Lust

Big news: I’m writing a book with Matt Davio called Tradeoffs: Leveraging the Longs & Shorts of Life. We’ll use the language and practices of those who trade for a living to frame life’s tradeoffs: time for money,  freedom for convention,  risk for reward, and money for goods and services. In …

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Sharing Deep, Sharing Wide

One of my clients called last week to say,  “I love your newsletter but I want your blog delivered to my email too.” No need. Every blog post for the preceding month is referenced in my monthly newsletter (along with some original content). Why do I do this?  My readers …

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