This post is prompted by a discussion last night on Channel 10?s Before the Game and the conversation around a footballer’s recent tweet. My friend Trevor Young (@trevoryoung) and I were having a natter on Twitter about what had happened and that the media, days later, were still talking about it. The issue and content
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This week I’ve deliberately taken a bit of time out of Twitter, both because of uni commitments and also because sometimes it gets very addictive! In stepping back and reflecting, I’ve come to the realisation that when it’s used really effectively, Twitter is a great place to share information, news, and build a community. We’ve
Some months ago I posted the article below and for some reason it’s come up as one of the most read pieces on my blogs in the last few weeks – I’m not sure why, but it has. It’s a long article but some months later, I think the issues it raises are just as
Having been in non-government organisation (NGO) management roles now for six-ish years (with a period of speechwriting in between my first and second gigs), a comment I had from a colleague the other day stunned me. It was a relaxed, note-swapping chat over a coffee; a relatively young NGO head talking with a far more
Is it me or do people in management roles often miss the point of social media? Let me explain after that extremely broad generalisation. In the past few months as I’ve made my way through various meetings, one of the things that’s struck me is that people are either aware of social media and embrace
It’s not every day you get to meet someone whose tweets you enjoy reading, and whose blog you regard as one of the best around. It’s not every day you also get to see them with an accidentally spilled coffee in their lap; laugh it off; and continue to infuse you with their passion for social media.