Strategy

Why Open Matters!

Did you ever wonder why open really matters?

Just think about the question for a moment. Have you been in a relationship where your partner is emotionally closed to your needs? Or have your worked for someone that has to have it his way? Do you b…

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2011: The Journey towards Going Open Begins

Over the holidays, I had a chance to reflect on how Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook and Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks potentially impacts every organization, government and individual. It’s clear that the takeaway from this is that everything is “Going Open”…

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Three Rules for Business Success

It never ceases to amaze me the value that can be extracted by attending professional events. Often, I find that the biggest value is found where you least expect it, those spontaneous hallway conversations with people who you are meeting for the firs…

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It’s Time to Build Your Social Nation

I want to invite you all to join me today in building your company as a nation of friends, fans and followers as you seek to grow and innovate in today’s turbulent economic times. Specifically, with the release of our newest book, Social Nation – Ho…

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It’s Time to Open Up

At OpenMatters, we’ve made it our business to help Boards and their Executives build more valuable enterprises with less risk by embracing today’s technologies. Start today and Build Value.

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The Future of Learning is Social

When we think of social media today, tools like Twitter and Facebook usually come to mind first. These platforms are making a huge impact in the world of online communication, but I think we’re just at the tip of the iceberg in terms of understanding …

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10 Reasons Why Facebook is For Business

Time Magazine recently published a list of 10 Reasons Why Facebook is for old fogies. The article gave me a good laugh mostly because I think it’s pretty true. Facebook is for old fogies and guess what? Most businesses are run by old fogies. That sa…

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David Plouffe – One of the World’s Great

A friend of mine recently shared with me a series of interviewsconducted by the Washington Post featuring David Plouffe,Obama’s 2008 campaign manager. Interestingly, within thefirst 10 seconds of this one video, Plouffe is referred to as one of”the wo…

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Are Social Networks the New Marketplace?

According to Mzinga’s own Rachel Happe, yes! Today, Rachel gave a presentation at the New Marketing Summit at Gillette Stadium where she spoke about the use of social networks to reach new audiences and drive profits. Rachel used a variation of my WE …

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The Future of Microsoft

Recently released numbers show fairly solid figures from Microsoft – $60 billion dollars a year in revenue with $15.84 billion for the fiscal fourth quarter. Despite this growth, I find it interesting that I keep observing headlines like the one in to…

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