Running a virtual business requires a high degree of connectivity. My clients are virtual; most of my team are virtual. To serve them well, I must stay connected via email and social media channels. I am nearly always tethered to my iPhone.
That my company is a social media one compounds the issue. If I’m going to preach the importance of showing up on social media channels (and believe me, I do), then I have to show up. Toward the end of the day Friday, I had had enough. I turned off my cell phone, people. Powered it off. I closed »
Today’s guest post comes from Tara Alemany, author of The Best is Yet to Come, which was released on November 8, 2013, and is available on Amazon. Congratulations, Tara! Like what you read today? Follow her on Twitter, visit her website, and don’t forget to buy her book.
It’s All About Community
For me, it started in 2009. I’d just lost my job and had to figure out “what came next” in a time where jobs were scarce. I was concerned that staying home all of the time would isolate me.
What was I going to do without a job or work?
I’d worked from home before, so that wasn’t so much »
Curious about the Featured on Friday posts? Learn more. This week we’re igniting the buzz for Take Charge of Your Talent.
The official buzz week begins on Monday, but today we’re giving you a preview of what you have to look forward to, and letting you in on all the details of how you can take part in the events.
In Take Charge of Your Talent, the authors promote the idea that by developing your talent, you can help others find and develop their talents as well. At Weaving Influence, we are enthusiastic about seeing potential and developing talent, so that’s an idea that resonates, and it’s one of the many reasons that we’re excited to »
As the owner of a social media consulting/implementation company, questions about the value of investing in social media keep me up at night. They wake me up in the morning.
I want my contributions to clients to be valuable and worthwhile. I want to sell services that are valued and useful. I want my work to make a difference for others.
So I ask myself: Is the advice I offer useful and helpful to people? Do the implementation efforts we expend on behalf of clients make a difference? Is our time well spent? Will the money our clients pay us bring the results they desire?
Is it enough to offer a set of services and deliver on providing the service we’ve »
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