Posts Tagged 'Brian McDaniel'

Mar
22

What Do You Do When You Don’t Get Your Way?

What Do You Do When You Don't Get Your Way?

Although this post was inspired by recent events in the US political arena, it is not about them in particular. This is not about which side you or I are on or how either of us feels about recent historic happenings.

This is about grown men and women making a conscious decision to carry themselves like adults or like third graders when something they feel very strongly about does not go their way. I have been on both sides of that equation for various reasons …

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Mar
15

Should Social Media Relationship Rules Be Different Than Real Life?

Excerpts from a Twitter timeline

My answer is no. But then, that’s just me. I truly believe you are free to answer differently, and even better, we can co-exist with our differences of opinion and practices. The world is full of people with distinctly differing opinions, belief systems, methodologies and more, and while this can sometimes cause tension, anger and even war, the human race is still here. I see that as proof that we don’t have to all believe and live our lives in exactly the same way in …

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Oct
17

I Ain’t No Followback Girl (or Boy)

I Ain't No Followback Boy

Just the other day I saw the above tweet in my @replies column on Tweetdeck. I have to admit that right at first I was a little angry, offended and irritated. Not because this person chose to stop following me, but because they thought it was necessary to make a public statement about it. It felt a little bit like an attack on me and all because I had not automatically followed this person back after they followed me. Of course, in a matter of …

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Oct
7

Influencers, Followers and Friends – Oh My!

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This week I was made aware of a public vote for Twitters top “Influencers, All-Stars, Mavericks, Game Changers”. Here is how the website describes the vote:

“The NOW Awards recognize celebrities and ordinary people who are making Twitter matter. From media and politics to technology and business, these game changers embody the qualities that are making Twitter and the emerging NOW internet a growing force in the world.

Include #140Conf, the word “vote” and your All-Star Tweeter’s username in your tweet. And remember, anyone can

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Sep
22

A Quick Update

I just wanted to write a quick note for those of you who are subscribing to this blog to let you know that I am still alive! Yes, I went down with a severe case of the flu last week and I am still in the mode of healing and catching up, so the blog has taken a bit of a back seat until work gets in a more manageable position and I can find the time to get back into writing regularly.

In the …

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