If you read a lot of the guidance around establishing an online presence, much of it revolves around this notion of building a personal brand. I’ve never embraced this principle because I feel it trivializes the human experience. Plus, I think the whole philosophy creates a lot of potential to confuse priorities with regard to [...]


The Tao of Social Media

by Shannon Paul on December 14, 2008

“Those who have no compassion have no wisdom. Knowledge, yes; cleverness, maybe; wisdom, no. A clever mind is not a heart. Knowledge doesn’t really care. Wisdom does.” The Tao of Pooh There was some recent controversy over whether a blogger’s disclosure as it pertains to professional affiliation is enough to garner trust with his or [...]