The word “empathy” became a topic for discussion last month when President Obama used it in the context of choosing a Supreme Court Justice to replace Justice Souter.Â Specifically, the President said he wanted a Justice who “understands that justice isn’t about some abstract legal theory or footnote in a casebook; it is also about… Continue reading The View From Here? Pass the empathy, please!
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Part 3: College Admissions Through The Social Media Looking Glass
#CMClassof2013 As every family in America who has a college senior with an acceptance letter knows, tomorrow, May 1, is the day that deposits are due. I am relieved and happy to report that our check to Carnegie Mellon University is on the way. A few minutes ago Campus Bound, who describe themselves as professional… Continue reading Part 3: College Admissions Through The Social Media Looking Glass
Will New Twits Quit or Stay? Oprah, Influence & Value
â€œHI TWITTERS . THANK YOU FOR A WARM WELCOME. FEELING REALLY 21st CENTURY .â€ On April 17, 2009 Oprah Winfrey typed these words Twitter history. She now has 695,000 followers, follows 11 and has not Tweeted since April 24th. Oh my! 5 days? Whoops I just checked again before hitting publish and phew! she just… Continue reading Will New Twits Quit or Stay? Oprah, Influence & Value
Part 2: College Admissions Through The Social Media Looking Glass
In my last post on the topic of social media and the college admissions process I noted that in part 2 I would discuss what social media in the admissions process means to the applicany and thought there might be a part 3. So part 2 will be about social media and the application process;… Continue reading Part 2: College Admissions Through The Social Media Looking Glass
Trustiness: Forrester’s Report on Corporate Blogs
Josh Bernoff recently released a report entitled “Time to Re-Think Your Corporate Blogging Ideas” and wrote a blog post with the provocative title People Don’t Trust Company Blogs. What You Should Do About It. Although I agree with Josh’s recommendations to corporations on how to use blogs most effectively which begins on page five in… Continue reading Trustiness: Forrester’s Report on Corporate Blogs
My Amazing Mother
Today would have been my mom’s 96th birthday. She passed away in May, a week after Mother’s Day,Â so it is really with this birthday that the circle of firsts begin. The first October 27th when we are not celebrating her birthday; the first Thanksgiving without her, the first Christmas without her and then the… Continue reading My Amazing Mother
The Bailout & the Bluebird
When my kids were young and one of those things happened that no one could exactly remember doing… a bike was left in the driveway, a baseball went through a window, there was a large grape juice colored spot on the carpet…their nanny would smile and say, “the bluebird did it.” That bluebird became a… Continue reading The Bailout & the Bluebird
It was lots of fun. Thanks to Dave Gray, Bill Streeter and Melody Meiners for making the panel,Â Branding Yourself On-Line, work so well. And Dana, Melody you two did an amazing job making it happen! If you missed it, you can still catch a part of it here.
Run Forrest, Run
The late Randy Pausch wrote of an experience he had as a child at Walt Disney World in Orlando he referred to as the $100,000 salt and pepper shaker. He and his sister had purchased the salt and pepper shaker at a gift shop and were planning on giving it to their parents as a… Continue reading Run Forrest, Run
Where will Dave Gray, Matt Homann, Dana Loesch and I Be This Weekend? InterPLAY St. Louis!
This weekend, September 18th and 19th,Â the St. Louis Bloggers’ Guild is partnering with the play:STL music festival to create InterPLAY, the first ever St. Louis interactive social media festival. Last year’s play:STL had 90 bands on 9 stages with thousands of attendees. This year is expected to be even bigger with 99 bands PLUS… Continue reading Where will Dave Gray, Matt Homann, Dana Loesch and I Be This Weekend? InterPLAY St. Louis!