Monthly Archives: December 2012

“What are you afraid of?”

I had an opportunity last week. Instead of embracing it, though, my first reaction was fear. So I held back. The Icarus Sessions The opportunity was to speak at an event hosted by Seth Godin. He offered the chance to … Continue reading

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“Do you think today is just another day in your life?”

How do you start each day? When I wake up, I almost instinctively reach for my phone. I go through email and my calendar, check social media, and I think about things I need to do or should have done. … Continue reading

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Working out loud: leveraging other networks

Recently, I’ve been talking to dozens of people about career insurance – how working out loud can help them shape their reputation and control their career. In almost every conversation, people were unsure of how to build a purposeful network. … Continue reading

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Building a movement at work (and the biggest mistake I made trying to build one)

This year, I’ve been trying to make work better at my firm by building a large collaboration movement. Part of that has been getting people to know about and use a new social platform. I’ve made plenty of mistakes but … Continue reading

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Working out loud & the rise of the introverts

The idea of working out loud – using social platforms to make your work observable and to narrate your work in progress – is becoming more popular. Yet even some who see the value of working out loud will say it’s … Continue reading

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