LinkedIn + Microsoft: A win for the social media eco-system

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By now, it’s old news that Microsoft purchased LinkedIn for $26.2 billion dollars in cash. Tech sites, Time, and even the Moody ratings agency have been fairly critical of Microsoft massively overspending on this acquisition—see here, here, and here. I, on the other hand, see this as a big positive for the social media eco-system, and here’s why: Read the full article…

Best times for professionals to post to social

ClearViewSocial.com Professional Share Research From the Month of March

The world is full of coincidences. Once in the airport of Salt Lake City, I ran into Natalie Cook on her way to Romania to do missionary work there. I had met her in high school, so we had a brief conversation and I wished her luck. Didn’t think anything of it, but just over Read the full article…

Is blogging dead? (Guest post by Adrian Lurssen)

Is Blogging Dead?  In anticipation of our March 17th Webinar, Power Blogging: 5 Strategies to Take Your Content to the Next Level – I asked Adrian Lurssen, co-Founder of JD Supra this question. I asked for two sentences. He decided it would take a little more to answer the question. Here is his response: It’s a Read the full article…

Failure of Google+ Provides Lessons

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As originally published in the National Law Journal: Shortly after Google+ was launched, I warned people not to jump on the bandwagon, because the platform hadn’t quite figured out what it was, other than an attempt to unseat Facebook. [See “Why You Can Ignore Google+, For Now,” Sept. 10, 2011. ] People were happy with Facebook Read the full article…

Tips For Taking Care of Mind & Body

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As originally published in the National Law Journal:  Last week in this space, we discussed how to find healthy, balanced lives despite our fast-paced, super connected professional lives. Lance Breger, executive wellness coach and founder of Infinity Wellness Partners, stressed the need to take care of the basic ­requirements — drinking plenty of water and ­eating Read the full article…

Finding Balance in A Connected World

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As originally published in the National Law Journal:  Are lawyers working themselves to death? Is the strain of being constantly connected through tablets, cellphones and social media wreaking havoc on our bodies? Yes, according to Lance Breger, an executive wellness coach and founder of Infinity Wellness Partners. Lance has counseled hundreds of law firm administrators Read the full article…

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