Twitter, Followers, and First Date Syndrome

I cleaned my Twitter house recently, dropping off over 200 people whose streams never grabbed my attention and/or with whom I rarely or never engaged. This was not a lazy mass unfollow; I looked at every single account. One by one. (No, it didn’t all happen in...

Why I Quit Klout

I no longer have Klout. I’m not sure what pushed me over the edge. Maybe it was the endless notifications urging me to urge my friends to sign up. Or the incessant efforts to get me to link to my Facebook account. Or the fact that it was so easy to...

7 Deadly Sins of Bad Speakers

  It can be hard to hold a room these days. Between the Twitterstream and the BackChannel, and our relentless need to surf as we learn, keeping your audience alert and engaged requires skill, smarts, and a great presentation. While not every speaker can be a rock...