Slides: Digital Dirt

In late March, I gave a presentation for the Mid-Columbia SCORE on how to use social and digital media to grow small business. Additional sources mentioned include the Pew Research Center research on social media. For additional information, check out:Social Media Resources PageTwitter is a Cocktail PartyWhat to Post? Owning Read more…

The psychological alchemy of questions

There’s an alchemy in questions. Somehow that combination of words, tone, and curiosity blend to create conversation, emotional response, and social connection.Asking a question creates a shared framework for communication, and opens us up to possibility. It’s part of why I believe asking questions is one of the most respectful Read more…

Discussion Topic of the Day at 1,000

Crossposted at AThousandThingsToTalkAbout.com In the last 208 weeks, I’ve asked my friends a thousand questions. Quite literally. Starting January 14, 2013, I posted a question to my Facebook page for no reason other than to get people’s opinions. The conversation was interesting, so the next day I did the same Read more…