Today's Featured Blog Posts
The Fractured Foundation of Social Business
"The reason that social business is struggling to take hold in these early days has nothing to do with the mechanisms of social media, the tools, the information, the lack of precedent or the inability to consistently articulate things like ROI or best practices. It has nothing to do, at a fundamental level, with our failures of tactical level execution. Those are surface level problems that matter, but they're definitively the carts before the proverbial horses." Click here to read the full post.
Getting Fun, Profit, and Impact to Converge in Your Business
"A business that lacks sufficient fun is one in which all parties involved merely use the vehicle to get whatever else they want. The humans 'in the machine' do whatever they can to spend as little time in there as possible. A business that lacks sufficient profit is a volatile, anxiety-ridden place where people are scared to fail and, thus, learn the best lessons of life and business. It also can't deliver on its big vision — it's much safer to get a single than swing for the fences. In time, playing small becomes the team's or culture's mindset. A business that lacks sufficient impact has a hard time thriving in the rich later stages of businesses. It's akin to riding a moped — it's all fun to ride but you don't want your friends to see you on it." Click here to read the full post.