A Twitter friend turned me onto an excellent blog post by Nathaniel Eliason of Zapier entitled, You Are What YouRead: Why Managing Your Inputs is a Cruicial Part of Productivity. It prompted me to revisit this unfinished blog post, tweak it, and post it, because I think Facebook is one of the biggest input problems […]

I sat down at SXSWi a few weeks ago with Susan Emerick and Chris Boudreaux, co-authors of The Most Powerful Brand On Earth: How to Transform Teams, Empower Employees, Integrate Partners and Mobilize Customers to Beat the Competition in Digital and Social Media. Susan and Chris are social strategists/leaders, at IBM and Accenture respectively, and bring […]


        I sat down at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas a few weeks ago for a social business roundtable with five colleagues deeply involved with social media strategy at IBM. Here are a few highlights: Scott: Let’s go around the group and hear what you all are excited about this year […]


Douglas Rushkoff’s new book, which I haven’t read yet, is “Present Shock.” He waxed philosophical on Saturday about resisting the digital age’s obsession with fractured, everything is important and it’s all right now! living. Some snippets from Doug’s talk at SXSWi … Digifrenia – multiple instances of ourselves operating simultaneously and out of control. The […]