I few years ago I, like many of you, searched my name online. I was mortified to find out that Live Journal from when I was in high school was still activated and public. I had never gone in shut it down. The longer we’re online the more social media debt we have. I’m borrowing […]
Like it or not, social media has become a part of our jobs. Our careers are more than what we do at work. Our careers are part of managing a brand. Whether that’s on LinkedIn, GitHub, Twitter… we need to tell the world what we do and what our expertise aside from the office. That’s […]
The Social Dilemma is a documentary about the negative affects of social media (and the companies behind them) from ex-founders and app developers themselves. I was excited to see some people I’ve read about like Jaron Lanier, Shoshana Zuboff, and Jonathan Haidt in the film as well. Unfortunately, I started watching it late at night […]
Networking is everything. Whether you have a job, are looking for one, or are content where you’re at, nothing beats having that A+ network at your fingertips. Remember that saying, “If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re probably in the wrong room.”? That goes for your professional network as well. I think that’s why people are so picky when […]
In November I started kicking up my LinkedIn participation. LinkedIn was never my top social media site but as time has gone on (and since I deleted Facebook), LinkedIn has grown on me. I think it’s important to stay connected and visible. Where I’m at in my goals and life, LinkedIn is the best place […]
Blogtober day 17: Lily writes an essay arguing the killer app for immersive technology is advertising.