#SWGO 2015-001: "The Productivity Mess"

Welcome to the first essay in the name of Social Web Global Observations! One month ago I had a call for action, in a statement form, introducing a general call for global thinkers, doers, readers and writers in the name of “Understanding the Social Web”, from their local point of view. Departing from a feeling […]

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Social Media is Boring – Long Live the Social Web!

Yes, Social Media is Boring. But! Long live the Social Web! Calling for Co-Explorers! Last November, I attended one of the most important events in Sweden to converse all things Internet, “Internetdagarna.”  Translated as, “The Internet Days,” this event is arranged by The Internet Infrastructure Foundation in Sweden, the one’s administrating our cTLD – .se, […]

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Finding A Tech-Life Balance: Tips From Randi Zuckerberg’s Dot Complicated

Social media is a huge part of my life, both personally and professionally; however, lately I’ve been noticing an excessive amount of social media usage on my part. Not a day goes by that friends, family, and coworkers don’t see me posting/tweeting/pinning/instagramming something, and while doing so keeps me incredibly well-connected online, it’s becoming an […]

PolitePersistence Waves Goodbye To Pesky Email Follow-up

Fun fact: Americans spend about 329 million hours on email per month.That number doesn’t surprise me. A public relations professional, it’s safe to say I spend at least one to two hours at work each day sending emails and conducting follow-up. Anyone who works in a communications field, be it PR, social media, or sales, […]

Five Productivity Apps for the Back to School Spirit

So the summer is quickly coming to an end and the school year is starting up again…yes, I said it. Don’t hate the messenger. However, with the school year comes nice autumn days full of productivity and kicking butt with new projects, goals, and more.  So in the back to school spirit – for those […]

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How to Survive, Live and Prosper in the Flow Society?

So, I have tried to outline some strands of conversations to try to understand “The Flow Society”. I hope by now you have gotten my main point.   I don’t understand it!  I do not have a “coherent theory” firmly rooted in any kind of “sociological meta-theory”, and transformed into a new one. I only believe […]