Just Wait – Marissa Mayer Will Have Gen-Y Shouting Yahoo in 3 Years

Certainly there are plenty of Yahoo! employees (and freelancers) cursing Marissa Mayer’s name after her decision that no Yahoo! employee can work remotely. At the risk of being ostracized by my fellow Gen-Y’ers, I’ll go on record as saying: it’s a smart move. It’s the exact thing Mayer needs to do right now to save that company. What is one thing that new mothers are really good at that CEOs … Continue reading Just Wait – Marissa Mayer Will Have Gen-Y Shouting Yahoo in 3 Years

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Let’s Get Real: This Economy Requires New Rules – Part One

In Fort Collins, we get a lot of trains these days. They’re the kind of trains that take 10-15 minutes to move past – and we don’t have any tunnels or bridges or ways to get around them, really. So, today – I’m heading down the main thoroughfare and traffic stops. Not for 10 or 15 minutes. It stops for 45 minutes. I was on-time for a … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: This Economy Requires New Rules – Part One

Personal Branding makes you a Liar – The Tiger Woods Story

“Please attempt to only be 30% of who you really are” is the lesson of Social Media Mullet, today’s article from Jessica Miller-Merrell on Brand-Yourself.com. “Business in the front and party in the back” is the basic premise, that your social media profiles should consist of 70% business interaction and 30% personal. She cites Tiger Woods as an example. Let me ask you a question. Does … Continue reading Personal Branding makes you a Liar – The Tiger Woods Story