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Is Social Media a Waste of Time? - Wired

Is Social Media a Waste of Time? - Wired | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
Whether you’re every other freelance blogger at your local coffee shop (latte in hand) or a small business owner struggling to keep the lights on, it’s certainly a question worth pondering.
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Interesting - is social media a waste of time? I have to say no, since it's one of  the main reasons for the success of my business... but it all  depends on how much time... 

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How To Build a High-Performing Digital Team

How To Build a High-Performing Digital Team | Social Workplace | Scoop.it

Digital skills are in high demand and short supply. But first things first — how do you define a digital team when nearly everything is digital? Here are six traits to look for in your future employees.


Via Kenneth Mikkelsen
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Skills for a workforce with #digtalfluency #impact99

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Job Boards vs Social Hiring - Business 2 Community

Job Boards vs Social Hiring - Business 2 Community | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
RT @recruiterbox: Job Boards vs Social Hiring - Business 2 Community - http://t.co/UC85AcxFGj
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No one-size fits all approach

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70% of Fortune 500 CEOs Aren't Using Social Media

70% of Fortune 500 CEOs Aren't Using Social Media | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
A new study released Wednesday found that nearly 70% of Fortune 500 CEOs have no presence whatsoever on any major social media channels. (RT @ArtJones: I bet the business they lead are!
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So many opportunities here...!

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The Social Enterprise: Turning Business As We Know it Upside Down - CMSWire

The Social Enterprise: Turning Business As We Know it Upside Down - CMSWire | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
The Social Enterprise: Turning Business As We Know it Upside Down
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Social Business: Turning the Enterprise Upside Down For the social enterprise to work, most of what we think of as business needs to be turned on its head.
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BYOD 2.0: A more secure workplace - Business Spectator

BYOD 2.0: A more secure workplace - Business Spectator | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
BYOD 2.0: A more secure workplace
Business Spectator
... 2 hours ago. Technology · BYOD.
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Lots of challenges with BYOD in organizations - this is a start in preparing and protecting...

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Turkey's PM Erdogan: Twitter Is Menace to Society - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency

Turkey's PM Erdogan: Twitter Is Menace to Society - Novinite.com - Sofia News Agency | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
Turkey's PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the role of social media in helping organize and co-ordinate rallies, after the wave of large-scale protests that gripped the country.
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Social media gives everyone a voice... and some people don't like that!

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Army Social Media Handbook 2012.pdf - Google Drive

U.S. Army | Social Media Handbook 2012 http://t.co/1InAbXZAJj
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Interesting to see how the US army has provided guidelines on social media. Balancing the need to be secure and social.

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The CEO And Social Media | Jeffbullas's Blog

The CEO And Social Media | Jeffbullas's Blog | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
One of the biggest challenges any company or CEO has is trying to decide on what to devote your time and resources on to achieve the best result.
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Leadership behaviour is the biggest driver of any culture or change initiative. Want to be a social business? Educate your CEO first.

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Communication 2.0 and organizations 2.0: designed to understand each other « Zyncro Blog: the blog of the Enterprise 2.0

Communication 2.0 and organizations 2.0: designed to understand each other « Zyncro Blog: the blog of the Enterprise 2.0 | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
#Communication20 and #organizations20: designed to understand each other « Zyncro Blog: the blog of the Enterprise 2.0 http://t.co/ILZMTKjL
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Effective Social Collaboration

Effective Social Collaboration | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
Eight tips to jump start your social community. (Great piece on "Effective Social Collaboration + #UWSocial" from @jplucas55 http://t.co/PabFr04u)
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Great tips for building community

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Should C-suites and Boards of Directors be Exempt from Social Media Training? | Social Media Today

Should C-suites and Boards of Directors be Exempt from Social Media Training? | Social Media Today | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
No C-Suite leaders or boards of directors in social media training classes (c) Can Stock PhotoOf all the layers of an organization’s hierarchy, the board of directors and the C-suite may be the ones that least understand social media and its...
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Important to increase C-Suite Digital IQ to drive social workplace, social business for success.

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Infographic: Social media and workplace collaboration

Infographic: Social media and workplace collaboration | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
A new infographic from SilkRoad examines how businesses are adopting internal social media strategies.
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4 social trends affecting the dynamics of learning in the workplace - Mashable

4 social trends affecting the dynamics of learning in the workplace - Mashable | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
The rise of the Internet is changing the way employees interact and learn.
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There are tons of opportunities to use social technology to enhance learning and provide opportunities for informal learning. 

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Social Media Today: The Effects of Social Media on How We Speak and Write

With 80 percent of teen Internet users frequenting social media sites, it's no wonder our real world social lives are seeing some changes.
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The Social Media Effect: Are You Really Who You Portray Online?

The Social Media Effect: Are You Really Who You Portray Online? | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
Through interaction with the social medium, the real and ideal selves intersect; and the ideal self is at least partially actualized. In essence, our online selves represent our ideals and eliminate many of our other real components.
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Lots of talk about authenticity. Is it possible to be successful AND totally authentic in social media? 

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Social media in the workplace not universal - BizReport

Social media in the workplace not universal
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Social media in the workplace not universal. The use of social media in the workplace is not as universal as you might expect.
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At some point these companies will hopefully realize it's not the social media that causes problems with productivity at work - it's your culture. If your employees are engaged and committed, and know what their objectives are, they will work towards them. If not, they'll find a way to not get work done - regardless of social media.

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The Rise Of Social Video: How Social Media Is Creating New Winners And ... - Business Insider

The Rise Of Social Video: How Social Media Is Creating New Winners And ...
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Television is no longer the only game in town for distributing and watching video.
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If video isn't part of your social strategy, it should be... People love to "snack" on video.

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Tim Cook gives his views on collaboration at Duke's Fuqua school (and 6 other ... - 9 to 5 Mac

Tim Cook gives his views on collaboration at Duke's Fuqua school (and 6 other ... - 9 to 5 Mac | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
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Tim Cook gives his views on collaboration at Duke's Fuqua school (and 6 other ...
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What qualities do you look for in terms of what you think will produce effective collaboration?
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Love Tim Cook's views on Collaboration - "wicked smart people" "different points of view"... Great video!

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IBM Advises Companies To Invest In Social Business - IT Jungle

IBM Advises Companies To Invest In Social Business IT Jungle IBM recently released a new white paper, Patterns in Achieving Social Business Success By Leading and Pioneering Organizations, which reveals how organizations are using social...
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6 great reasons to develop a social business here. It starts from the inside out.

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16 Characteristics of The Social Workplace | Social Media Pearls

16 Characteristics of The Social Workplace | Social Media Pearls | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
RT @williampearl: Reminder:: 16 Characteristics of The Social Workplace http://t.co/5mN8e8ek
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Social networking & the workplace | eFront Blog

Social networking & the workplace http://t.co/hRB8Iway #social #lms #workplace #efront #facebook
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Innovation Excellence | Lego Minecraft: A Lesson in Crowdsourcing

Innovation Excellence | Lego Minecraft: A Lesson in Crowdsourcing | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
The Innovation Excellence community is home to innovation articles, webinars, videos, training and education - powering successful growth in the innovation management profession.
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Important for businesses to implement opportunities for crowdsourcing, involving people from all levels and departments, breaking down some of the barriers in order to engage the future generations at work.

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Where Social Media Will Take Us in 2013

Where Social Media Will Take Us in 2013 | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
These four trends show just has fast technology and social media are evolving -- and how you need to respond.
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Where Social Media Will Take Us in 2013

Where Social Media Will Take Us in 2013 | Social Workplace | Scoop.it
These four trends show just has fast technology and social media are evolving -- and how you need to respond.
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