Social Media For CEOs: I’ll Frame The Debate – You Decide

As a chief executive, as a leader, you have one primary responsibility: to lead. I’ve always said the greatest testimony to the value of leadership is what occurs in its absence – very little. Don’t believe me? Examine any aspect of business where performance is suspect, and you’ll find leadership is suspect as well. So my question is this: Are you leading when it comes to social media?

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Social Media for CEOs

Nary a week passes where I don't hear from a CEO who's grappling with this social media conundrum: should I, or shouldn't I? The inquiry usually goes something like this: "I'm interested in learning more about social media, but my board thinks it's a bad idea, I don't have any additional bandwidth, and I'm not even sure where to start...is social media really effective for CEOs?"  The discussion…

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To Blog or Not to Blog?

I think you'd be shocked at how many people still struggle with the "to blog or not to blog" dilemma. Most of you who have been following this blog know that I've been an a strong evangelist of social media, and perhaps even more so of blogging for several years now. So why is it that so many people still seem paralyzed when it comes to taking the plunge? Let's look at the numbers...While the…

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