Should you silence your employees?

I think it's really a shame when people’s voices aren’t amplified by their company. An article I read exemplifies the problem: Unlike Facebook and Google, which let employees publish their scientific breakthroughs in scientific journals and on blogs, Apple prevents its staff from talking about their research both online and offline. Is secrecy worth the…

How to read reviews

I know that one of the first things I do when evaluating buying anything is to read the reviews. Especially on Amazon. What is so great about reading the review there is that you get to see all the different peoples opinions. But I always bring my salt. One of the things that I learned over the…

My Grandmother Rule

or How to Stop Worrying and Love Social Media and the Fact That Nothing We Say Is Ever Private I often speak with folks who are afraid of social media. They are afraid people will say bad things about them or share bad things or leave bad comments. My take on this, is that if…