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Social Bankruptcy

Social Bankruptcy | PEOPLE BUILDING | Scoop.it

An extraordinary article that goes to the bottom of the "looking good" style, who prevailing in the social media area as also in the real life today. The only thing that seems to matter now is the volume, and this, at the expense of quality. Steve Pavlina gives us his version who I personally find very interesting. [note Martin Gysler]


For the past several months, I’ve been going through a social reboot. This involves consciously reassessing my social life and deciding what connections and social habits to maintain and what to change.


But this year I’ve decided to go further with this process and declare outright social bankruptcy. This is an area of my life that was far enough off track that changing it for the better is closer to starting over from scratch than making modifications to an existing structure. It’s more analogous to changing careers than it is to tweaking an existing career.


I could see that my social life was becoming exceedingly unbalanced. It was a source of many stimulating connections, but the overall big picture wasn’t working very well.


Read more: http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2012/01/social-bankruptcy/

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How Ideas Spread With Social Media

How Ideas Spread With Social Media | PEOPLE BUILDING | Scoop.it

Have you heard of the expression social media myth? Would you recognize a myth if you heard one?

 

There are those who believe that social media is about joining the conversation, engaging with your customers and being authentic.

 

Then there are others who believe that if you can’t measure it, you can’t control it. For them, it’s all about setting goals, experimenting, testing, analyzing and measuring.

 

Why can’t we all get along?
The fact of the matter is that both are equally important. What draws people to social media (whether for business or pleasure) is the opportunity to have conversations with others and to share the stories that are important to them...

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7 Strategies for Introverts (by Introverts) to Ignite Socializing Skills

7 Strategies for Introverts (by Introverts) to Ignite Socializing Skills | PEOPLE BUILDING | Scoop.it

Twitter chimes in to offer some of the easiest and most effective tips on socializing for introverts -provided by introverts, themselves!


Just do it!

I have to force myself to get out there. It’s hard to do. But I join organizations, talk to business people… Engaging people first through social media has helped make the transition to real life interactions easier: It sets up a wonderful comfort level.calkundra, on Twitter


Life, to me, is all about human connections.


No, it’s not so much about the “professional networking” aspect or building a social media network full of fans and promoters. Even in our increasingly tech-laden world, it’s those pure, totally uninhibited, simply “human” face-to-face connections that mean the absolute most in life.


There’s something so unique and special about the bonds we forge over laughter and smiles, as well as those shared over tears and during moments of adversity when communities unite to overcome sorrow.


Read more: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifestyle/7-epic-strategies-for-introverts-by-introverts-to-ignite-your-social-skills.html

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30 Blog Posts to Get Strategy and Celebration Back into Your Business and Your Life

30 Blog Posts to Get Strategy and Celebration Back into Your Business and Your Life | PEOPLE BUILDING | Scoop.it
This is a must read post for all!

That Fireworks Feeling of Celebration!

Remember when you first were going to see the fireworks? It wasn’t that different from the first day of school or the first day of that new fabulous job! And if you’ve ever started your own business, the first day you’ve got things in order to launch is certainly a time worth celebrating with fireworks!

Then come the days that follow that often get filled with more work and a little less of that brand-new feeling that made everything easy at that very first. I’ve been taken by the thought of how much fun it is when we get back with our heads, hearts and our hands in our business and everything once again works.
Here are 30 blog posts based on solid strategy
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