Twitter Banned From Everything

The news regarding Twitter bans is coming at us fast and furiously.  I feel like we should just go out and throw Twitter on the bonfire with Huckleberry Finn.  I am not sure if the Twitter backlash is, in reality, any more or less severe compared to other forms of expression, but it sure seems ...

Unfriend Me? 1

To friend or not to friend?  That is the question.  What’s the answer?  We all handle our social networking lives in different ways.  For some of us, Facebook and Twitter are ways to catch up with old friends, meet new people, or find a date.  For some, social networking is an extension of our business ...

Words, Words, Words

Communication.  You can read a thousand books, attend seminars, or sit in HR classes learning ways to “effectively” communicate in the workplace.  As someone who spans multiple disciplines which are all about communication, I believe that most communication failures come down to a simple concept:  words, words, words. You say toemaytoe and I say toemahtoe.  ...

I Like Twitter

I Like Twitter
Twitter, Twitter, Twitter.  Sometimes it seems like Twitter is everywhere.  You can’t watch a newscast, a talk show, listen to the radio, or read a newspaper without being bombarded with requests to follow someone on Twitter.  You can’t be a celebrity anymore unless you have two or three million Twitter followers.  What kind of freaky ...

What is Upside?

When I finally decided I was going to take the plunge and start my own Web site, I was thinking through a list of names and possibilities.  I figured it should be something that was broad enough to cover everything I wanted to talk about, and it also had to be a reflection of my personality ...