A Cup of Chaos #62: Flying Carp

Now, this is my kind of fishing!

Why Social Media Hurts

It is with a touch of irony that we often say “the one constant in life is change”. Yet, despite the continuous fluctuations in our lives we really do struggle to accommodate it. But coming to an understanding of what “change” actually means for us can indicate clear success or clear failure. It is part of our evolutionary makeup. Equally, for those of us...

The Winners + Losers in Social Networks

The folks from Ignite Social Media have put together this infographic on the winners and losers in social media. I like the way they have thrown in some unusual facts – like the oldest, youngest and richest users of various social networks. They also suggest which social networks are on the rise, and that others are on the way out. What do you think? Are they...

A Living Company

Here is a neat presentation from Dachis Group’s Dave Gray on organisational systems – contrasting the way we live with the way we work. On the one hand, we have our communities, neighbourhoods and streetscapes – and on the other we have our workgroups, our teams and business units. Why don’t we envision our workplaces in a similar way? Would this improve our...

Five Must-Read Posts from Last Week

This week I mix it up a little, with a bit of social media, some politics, some pop culture and a good dose of “do the right thing”. These five posts will get you started nicely this week. Amber Naslund writes An Open Letter to the Social Business Industry suggesting that we temper our claims, promises and approaches Former NSW Premier Bob Carr suggests that...