7 Critical Skills to Navigate the Social Media Maze

by Blair Evan Ball February 23, 2017

Share4 Tweet Share18 +1 Stumble PinShares 22 “If a group of children goes for a walk, which child determines the speed of the entire group?” When I ask this question during my presentations they will always reply and say, “The slowest child.” Exactly. Your “slowest kid” is your weakest key skill. It sets the speed at […]

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Top 10 Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn Profiles

by Blair Evan Ball February 16, 2017

Share Tweet Share11 +1 Stumble PinShares 11 Have you looked at your LinkedIn profile recently? Do you regularly change the words on your resume, LinkedIn profile or Company page to match the market? New Year. New You! If you’re hoping for a job change in 2017, that move usually starts with updating your resume and LinkedIn […]

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You Determine Your Own Destiny

by Blair Evan Ball February 6, 2017

Share Tweet Share8 +1 Stumble PinShares 8 Is your destiny waiting to happen? Are you settling for a life ordinary? Too many people whine about not having the life they want. The main reason people fall short of their own expectations is the same reason most companies fail to achieve their objectives: poor planning and […]

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LinkedIn Ranks Top 10 Jobs of 2017

by Blair Evan Ball January 30, 2017

Share Tweet Share19 +1 Stumble PinShares 19 Are you looking to change jobs or career? Maybe someone you are close to is looking for a change. With the advancement of technology, jobs are rapidly changing to match their environment. Social Media career leader LinkedIn is taking the lead. Workers are switching jobs at an accelerating […]

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Why You Need a Social Media Calendar

by Blair Evan Ball January 25, 2017

Share Tweet Share13 +1 Stumble PinShares 13 Do you use a social media calendar? Have you used other calendars? How many times do you get up in the morning, stare at your phone or computer screen, and wonder aloud, “What the heck am I going to write about and post today on social media?” Too many […]

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10 Reasons Why Multitasking is Killing Your Productivity

by Blair Evan Ball January 19, 2017

Share2 Tweet Share12 +1 Stumble PinShares 14 Do you multitask? Do you feel it makes your more or less productive? The multitasking myth We all do it: Texting while walking, sending emails during meetings, chatting on the phone while cooking dinner, checking social media while in another conversation at lunch. In today’s society, doing just […]

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Is Desire or Fear Driving Your Social Media

by Blair Evan Ball January 12, 2017

Share Tweet Share9 +1 Stumble PinShares 9 Do you desire gain? More than you fear loss? Fear or Desire Like the little boy in this photo, desire drives him to reach for what he wants. He doesn’t consider the Fear of falling although that’s a real possibility. We have an emotional association for everything that […]

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5 Ways to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

by Blair Evan Ball January 6, 2017

Share Tweet Share21 +1 Stumble PinShares 21 What is the “comfort zone” exactly? Why is it that we tend to get comfortable with the familiar and our routines, but when we’re introduced to new and interesting things, the glimmer fades so quickly? I remember when Social Media first came on the scene. I instinctively knew […]

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Complacency is the Gift to Your Competitors in 2017

by Blair Evan Ball December 29, 2016

Share Tweet Share +1 Stumble PinShares 0 When you were younger and pictured yourself at this point in your life, did you picture the life you are living right NOW? You work hard every single day, maybe each day even harder than the last…so do your efforts match what you have to show for it? […]

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5 Habits You Need to Succeed Going Forward

by Blair Evan Ball December 16, 2016

Share Tweet Share15 +1 Stumble PinShares 15 Are you looking forward to the New Year? Dreading it? Hoping for a better year? Or praying it doesn’t get worse? “Self command is not only itself a great virtue, but from it all the other virtues seem to derive their principle luster.” (Adam Smith) Getting ahead. Winning […]

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