Is Using Social Media at Work a Good Idea?

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Shining the Spotlight on Hidden Agendas

Make or Break Moments

However, recently there have been incidents where the contestants have had hidden agendas. Here’s what I have to say: Your hidden agendas aren’t so hidden. Do you have a hidden agenda with your customers? Do you press hidden sales agendas on your employees?

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Be yourself, Cowboy.

Virtual Moxie

on Sunday, I settled in at home with some tea, and time to focus on Social Media. There is no sheriff of Social Media town. That’s all that ANY of the folks involved in Internet marketing and Social Media marketing are doing.

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106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

  I hear it from my clients and workshop participants as well as my connections on social media sights.  Change the settings on your social networking sites that automatically notify you of new activity. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 September, 2009 Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles I recently arrived in Atlanta, Georgia to attend OfficeArrow s Lift Summit on Social Media.

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Acknowledge the Elephant in the Room

The Office Professionals Place

This weeks agenda has the same items as last weeks and again nothing is resolved. Join Me on My Social Media Networks " target="_blank" class="fb_share_link" onclick="return fbs_click()">Share on Facebook Simple template by Josh Peterson.

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10 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively Under Pressure

Dumb Little Man

For example, if most of your time is utilized in unproductive meetings and low-priority tasks, try to reschedule your agenda. In addition to this, share the meeting agenda with your colleagues and subordinates. You can also go offline by logging out of all social media networking sites.

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7 Mistakes People Make Under the Umbrella of Productivity

Dumb Little Man

You schedule a one-on-one meeting with yourself to address your priorities and then your agenda gets hijacked. Everybody wants to be successful, sexy, and productive. However, in order to be productive, you should experience some painful mistakes.

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Five C’s of Better Trust Relationships

Ian's Messy Desk

Candour – is directly sharing what you are thinking and not operating with a hidden agenda. Reflections on the Employee Engagement with Social Media workshop (gautamblogs.com). Image via Wikipedia.

2011 151

Fake news allegations vs. the facts – How it affects sustainability.

Eco-Office Gals

The ‘fake news’ issue is being spread from the elite in the US administration, as well as through people’s manipulation of social media. Things have flared up to the point where there is a war waged against the media, journalists and on scientists.

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Fake news allegations vs. the facts – How it affects sustainability.

Eco-Office Gals

The ‘fake news’ issue is being spread from the elite in the US administration, as well as through people’s manipulation of social media. Things have flared up to the point where there is a war waged against the media, journalists and on scientists.

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Are You Stealing from Your Profitability (and don’t even know it)?

Productive & Organized

Don’t get me wrong, social media is a fantastic way to grow your business; in fact, I my business has made money from every social media site we actively participate.

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Find a CRM (Client Relationship Management) System that Fits Your Needs

Productive & Organized

single entry from my mobile phone, online or via my email  integration with social media (e.g.   In addition, some CRM systems will let you save company websites, maps, social media connection information and relations to other contacts.

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Avoid Conference Call Catastrophes

The Office Professionals Place

Always start on time and do your best to end on time by following the agenda and "table" topics that require more discussion. If they are late, it is helpful to let them know what agenda item is being discussed--do not go over what has already been discussed--its a time waster.

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Share the Wealth – It's Never Too Late to Learn

Make or Break Moments

Chris Brown of Branding and Marketing ( Marketing Resources and Results ) led us through a packed agenda. Yet isn’t there some value in sharing what we’ve learned so that we can all become better in business, better using social media, better with our customer relationships?

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Administrative/Clerical: What is Your Biggest Office Productivity Killer?

Office Dynamics

You can also suggest preparing a formal agenda for each meeting so that your colleagues do not start killing time discussing other topics. Social networking is fun, but it won''t boost your office productivity.

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Arizona Virtual Assistants Retreat

Loosely Speaking

IVAA — assorted goodies VAClassroom — Bundled Training Courses: Blog Marketing & Social Media Marketing Specialist Program Mini-Courses offered at a savings of $97 off the regular price.

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Save An Hour A Day With IQTELL

Productivity Bits

We have a lot on our agenda, and we carry an oversized to do list that limits our ability to use strategy and plan our day to achieve our goals. Instead, prioritize tasks that you need to clear from your agenda because they are more pressing. Make sure that before you approach your tasks you won’t be bothered by irrelevant phone calls, white noise from social media or spontaneous conversations from bored coworkers. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

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Three Little Words for 2010

Make or Break Moments

Each day as you set your agenda you can balance the list of tasks, networking events and busy work against your three words to see if you are remaining focused. I am still working on my three words for 2010 but my first word is NARROW. If customer communication or social media is on your list, I hope you’ll give me a call.

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Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

I teach classes to entrepreneurs and budding entrepreneurs, showing them how to take existing materials and turn them into entertaining videos & podcasts for sharing on social networks. Repurposing: Soc Media To Articles To Books. Thanks to Becky Cortino of Express-It Media Fusion.

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Naive and Naivety

Daily Writing Tips

Is Social Media making Young People Naïve and Unhappy? Was [Chamberlain] just hopelessly naive about Hitler’s Germany and too embroiled in domestic agendas…to handle the run-up to war?

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Productivity and The Ping

Productivityist

The Ping is that little sensation that occasionally prompts me (you) to check my e-mail or my social media accounts." --Todd Henry, The Accidental Creative. Take a look at how many social media accounts are in your device of choice.

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The Stakeholder Collaboration Game

BioTeams

One of the challenges for teams is that the achievement of some of their goals are not fully under their own control - they need to be achieved in partnership with, or even in spite of, external parties (stakeholders) who are working to their own agendas and priorities.

Thinking Differently about Difficult People

The Office Professionals Place

Prior to interacting with this person, you should have an agenda or objective and seek to accomplish the goal(s). Join Me on My Social Media Networks " target="_blank" class="fb_share_link" onclick="return fbs_click()">Share on Facebook Simple template by Josh Peterson.

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Free Home Business Startup Video: Genealogy Research | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? If providing additional income for your family is on your agenda, this could be one of your opportunities.

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Do Bad Bosses Breed Bad Bosses?

The Office Professionals Place

How to deal with it: If you keep your bosses calendar, you can ask him ahead of time if he needs anything in particular for the meeting or if you know the agenda you can suggest information your boss can take to the meeting and have it prepared.

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

And of course you don’t want to completely control the meeting, or otherwise disregard the other person’s agenda. Join Me on My Social Media Networks " target="_blank" class="fb_share_link" onclick="return fbs_click()">Share on Facebook Simple template by Josh Peterson.

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A Test of Your Professionalism: Will You Pass?

The Office Professionals Place

If you become timid when it comes to speaking in a group meeting, provided you know what the agenda items are prior to the meeting, put them in writing in proposal form and give them to the Chair before the meeting or slide them to him during the meeting.

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Introducing The Forums On DragosRoua.com

Brilliantly Better

Not only they leave comments on the blog, but they also send me emails or engage with me on social media. So this thing will surely add more stuff to do on my agenda, but I’m ready to take it in. Tweet I think I reached a certain level of interaction and activity which demands new tools. DragosRoua.com has an average of 100.000 unique visitors monthly and many of them are more than just visitors.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 4 Ways to Make Meetings Better

On The Job

Gerbyshak says meetings often bog down when agendas are misplaced, which Song says can be solved by sending agendas electronically so that it can be easily accessed via a laptop or Blackberry or iPhone when needed. Now the agenda is strapped to your hip,” Song says. “No than what is on the agenda?” While Gerbyshak is an avid social media user, he says he believes that the medium isn’t the “be all and end all” of communication.

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An Open Letter To Our Prime Minister, David Cameron

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? Let’s get this on the agenda, build some momentum and help bring “Change!” E-Mail me or follow me.

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Small Business Checklist: Business Process Outsourcing | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? If you don’t, you’ll be last on the work and service agenda, that means you business suffers.

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Sugar Not The Icing On The Small Business Cake.

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? the recession is nothing the media hyped up, since you lost your job because of it, you should know; 4.

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How To Make Friends Online

Brilliantly Better

Digital friends have an avatar and a status Instead of a body and a voice, most of the time you will identify a digital friend by the avatar they use on various social media sites, and by their status. Use social media functions with trust: retweet, like, promote.

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41 Things I Did In My 41st Year

Brilliantly Better

Also, Victoria Park is easily among the top ten destinations in my agenda, anytime. As part of my intention to step away from virtual existence in favor of a more grounded life, I decided to step down my game into social media.

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Q&A: What are some social and economic issues small business face.

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? Q&A: What are some social and economic issues small business face? E-Mail me or follow me.

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Social Impact of Working From Home | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Other Great Business Blogs Social Media for Business WinWeb Pitch of the Week – Martin Everard Benefits Of Building A Home Business Is There More Financial Hardship To Come? Social Impact of Working From Home [.] But yes, it does got consequence in your social life.

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Why Downtime Leads to More Time

Productivityist

Urgency never really was a problem with this strategy, and neither was running into an issue with falling short with the important things on my agenda. Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact Why Downtime Leads to More Time Posted on 10/17/2012 // 2 Comments So it’s been over a week since I put anything up here, yet I’ve been putting many things up all over the Internet. That means that while I’ve been away from here, I’ve been present in plenty of other places.

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Are You A Valid Person?

Brilliantly Better

But after working a few years in the traditional media world – which, by the way, is not a very friendly place to be, always challenged, filled with gossip and back talking – I felt the need for a change. We need to be validated socially, by our peers, our colleagues.

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Should Bloggers Charge for Posts? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

My mother always told me that people who cussed were ill-bred and not to socialize with them. Betrayal is the breaking or violation of a presumptive social contract, trust, or confidence, says Wikipedia. Are Men With Pens building a foundation for charging for (parts of) their content or is it just a discussion with no underlying agenda? I for one do not blog to make money but to socially interact with people and build my reputation.

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