237 Bloggers Worldwide Collaborate to Benefit Charity

A year and a half ago I would not have imagined being in this place. Sure, I believed in the potential of social media, but how could it scale? How could we turn an idea into a movement? What were the mechanisms required to ignite the passions and ideas of a community? Today, I proudly released The Age of Conversation 2: Why Don’t They Get It? for...

No Clean Feed – Internet Censorship in Australia

If you use Twitter, you may have noticed a bunch of people are using avatars with an X across their mouths. This is a protest against the Australian Government’s plans to implement an internet content filter. This plan places a blanket of censorship across the internet which will, no doubt, have unforeseen consequences – and puts our access to information on a...

Why Social Media is Good for Small Business

Here the Solution Stars share 6 minutes of quick tips. Of course, many of the same rules apply to big brands...

Stop the Australian Internet Filter

In a misguided attempt to “protect” Australian internet users from the dangers of the world wide web, federal policy makers led by Senator Stephen Conroy are proposing the mandatory filtering of content. This will see the implementation of filters on the servers of Internet Service Providers across the country. This will result in significantly...

How to Collaborate

I have worked on and with teams for most of my career … and I have found that I am most productive (and creative) when I am in a team environment (ok I like to lead, but can play nicely with others!). But I know this is not the case for everybody – yet I am always surprised to learn that colleagues don’t understand the mechanics of collaboration. Even the...