Should Your Politics Interfere With Your Career?

Should Your Politics Interfere With Your Career?
A couple of days ago I saw friends on Facebook encouraging a boycott of Firefox/Mozilla due to their appointment of Brendan Eich, a man who publicly opposes gay marriage. When Eich resigned a day or so later, there were some fist pumps and celebration across social media. I however stayed quiet. I didn’t see any ...

A Black History Month Hat Tip to The Beatles

A Black History Month Hat Tip to The Beatles
A few years ago, it became a little bit of a buzz when the Beatles performance contract from 1965 specified that they could not be forced to perform in front of a segregated audience in the US. John Lennon is quoted as saying: “We never play to segregated audiences and we aren’t going to start ...

Northwestern U.’s Content Strategy for Professionals Course Is Underway

Northwestern U.'s Content Strategy for Professionals Course Is Underway
I’m at the end of the 2nd week of Northwestern University‘s Content Strategy for Professionals course on Coursera. In all honesty, I’ve had so much going on that I haven’t been spending a whole heck of a lot of time on this course. I’ve been watching the videos, and read a bit of the course’s ...

Tweetchup: A Free, Easy Twitter Stats Tool

Tweetchup: A Free, Easy Twitter Stats Tool
I received a message via my website today from Alex Kaul. It was a (very nice) request to review the Twitter analytic tool, Tweetchup. Sure…anything to help ! Before I get started, let me tell you (as if you didn’t know already) that there are a lot of apps and tools out there to help ...

Tessanne Chin: An Example Of Successful Unconventionality

Tessanne Chin: An Example Of Successful Unconventionality
Tessanne Chin was awarded the Gold Medal of the city of Kingston, Jamaica yesterday. This is just one more of the many accolades Ms. Chin has received since first appearing on the TV show, The Voice in September of 2013. In hindsight, her success may seem logical. But the weight of uncertainty and risk is easy ...