Quick Takeaways from a Talk by Nick Bilton and Brad Stone

December 9, 2013

Last week I went to a talk in San Francisco given by Nick Bilton and Brad Stone, reporters covering Silicon Valley for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek, respectfully. I don’t get to attend too many of these kinds of events, but I’m glad I had the chance to catch this one. Both men… Read more

LinkedIn’s Looming Brand and Credibility Crisis

September 26, 2013

So another technology company is making headlines for alleged privacy infractions.  I cannot say I am surprised. For all their revolutionary savviness at introducing innovative products and apps that make life a heck of a lot more entertaining, convenient, or efficient, far too many cling to outdated models when it comes to responding to PR… Read more

Kyle Johnson and the Triumph of Substance Over Style

September 4, 2013

When it comes to all matters relating to HR, my colleague Jackie runs the show. She has a real knack for sizing people up and she isn’t easily fooled by style over substance. Indeed, one of the many lessons Jackie’s taught me is to never mistake an employee’s humbleness and quietness for a lack of… Read more