I love this blog post from blogger Andy Headworth and his SironaSays blog.  Thank you Andy, for permission to republish your post! ~Christine How famous film quotes highlight some social media myths The use of social media in the last 12 – 18 months has become a widespread tool in the business toolbox (although…

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Oops!! When well-known organisations make big social media blunders, what can it mean for HR? Blogger Kyle Lagunas has something to say about that in the following guest post. He highlights some very public blunders that occurred in 2011 involving such well-known sources as Qantas, Ashton Kutcher and even the Red Cross.  What implications do…

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Who you are (the official version)? Susan Varty, co-founder of Social Tactics, has been providing writing services, digital strategy, and technology advice to small businesses and corporate clients since 2006. With a strong background in enterprise software, she is a non-traditional marketer and power social media user/blogger. Susan also teaches business communications at Seneca College…

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The Impact99 event is designed for leaders in Human Resources. This will be a hands on and full of energy event. There will be 99 innovative leaders will spend the day with Canada’s top business leaders and social media experts to learn, create and connect over the topic of HR 2.0 We’d like to give…

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I am embarrassed. I am in disbelief. I am mad. To see the absolute mayhem and destruction in Vancouver last night after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup Finals was nothing short of disgusting. For a city that just a few hours early was at its finest, we sure managed to turn that 2010…

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Let’s face it. In leadership roles, we get caught up in the rush of feeling “needed”,  solving problems, making things  “happen” and driving direction. I think something else happens though as well. When “the boss” is around all the time, even the most high performing teams can get a sense of security from trusting that you are there…

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