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Kurt Leafstrand Gets It

On the e-discovery 2.0 blog yesterday at least, he gets what I’ve been saying about social media in regards to legal risks, there’s not much that’s new here: There’s talk of intellectual property being cast out, irrevocably, onto the Internet for all to see. Or slanderous things being uttered for which your company may be…

Why Most Speeches Suck, and Why It’s not Hard to Stand Out

Chris Elliott talks about the reason most speeches suck on his Toastmasters blog. It’s because most people go in with the wrong intentions: As you are speaking, you are not there to make money, sell a product, or make a name for yourself. You are there to improve the lives of the audience. Making money,…

CareerCamp

Douglas Welch is planning an online version of the UnConference, calling it CareerCamp: What is CareerCamp Online? CareerCamp Online is an unconference in the style of BarCamp, PodCamp and other “camp-like” unconferences. All attendees are highly encouraged to also give a presentation and, at the very least, participate in the conversation. CareerCamp Online seeks to…

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Blame the Tools

Over the years I’ve worked with technology, I’ve listened to many, many complaints about the technological tools that folks are using in their work. Everything from poor interfaces, slow response times, and various limitations of the tools. One of the more interesting ones I’ve seen though, are the folks who get bad data from a…