Category Archives: Digital

Likability matters? You betcha.

Authenticity: To be more likable, behave in a way that feels natural and comfortable, rather than stiff or self-absorbed:  (via WSJ/Kyle T.Webster)

Think that Yammer, Jive, and all these new-fangled badges and flair going around you at the office is just a bunch of Gen-Y and/or Millennial nonsense?  Better get with the program… and learn how to be likable online.  It just may be the difference that gets you a promotion or raise.

From the WSJ: “…Social networking also places a premium on likability. More employers track employees’ likability on in-house social networks and chat services. They recruit those who are trusted and well-liked to spread information or push through changes. Some companies take these employees’ social clout into account when handing out raises and promotions…”

via Why Likability Matters More at Work – WSJ.com.

You can’t always get what you want…

tumblr_l7fah3ZVxt1qdqeg6o1_1280“…but if you try sometimes, you might find – you get what you need.”

Who knew that the Rolling Stones had insight when it comes to understanding analytics?  Well, maybe they don’t – but Bradley Robb of Recurve (a former neighbor from my Richmond days) does, and it comes across well in this blog entry:

“We don’t know where to start,” the department head admitted.

We were talking analytics and answers, and her admission is fairly common.

“Well,” I replied, and proceed to sketch out a pyramid and explained the three types of analytics and how an organization can leverage each of them.

To see the analytics pyramid, and read more about the three analytics types – click and read: What Type of Analytics Do You Need? – Recurve.