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The Digital Divide

26 November, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
I was an early adopter of the BlackBerry in the mid-2000s — not the email only pager-like device, but the smartphone which was rapidly becoming an essential piece of equipment for serious business road warriors like myself. If you got an email on it you could bet it was business related and probably important.  When […] Read more»

The Perils of Connectivity

9 May, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Technology is reshaping our lives. We hear that again and again.  Well, our lives certainly are changing but I believe that it is digital connectivity, not technology, which is driving this change and fueling social upheaval. #145056981 / gettyimages.com From the way we interact with our family, friends and customers, to the way we get […] Read more»

Don’t Bury Your Head in the Sand

27 January, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
I’m consistently surprised by the number of business people who don’t see, or even try, to understand the value of social media. If you have no interest in being employed now or in the future then so be it. Go ahead and ignore it all – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn… but if you are currently employed, […] Read more»