Category: LinkedIn

Category: LinkedIn

Confidence – The Stuff Entrepreneurs Are Made Of
April 4, 2012 Confidence, Inspiration, LinkedIn, Motivation, Productivity, The Domino Project, Upmarket @lordlancaster

This article was originally written for and published on Upmarket – the US-based online business magazine at http://upmarket.squidoo.com/2012/04/03/confidence-the-stuff-entrepreneurs-are-made-of/ Over the past three years I’ve worked with thousands of start-ups across the UK, and have come to the conclusion that confidence is the number one ingredient that entrepreneurs need if they are to succeed in business. Although funding

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Welcome to ‘Permanent Beta’ – The Start-Up IS YOU!
March 6, 2012 Inspiration, LinkedIn, Productivity, Tech Start-Ups @lordlancaster

I’ve just finished reading ‘The Start-Up Of You‘ by LinkedIn Founder/Chairman Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha and am feeling pretty inspired. If you’re stuck in a rut, wanting to advance your career, find a new job or start a business (i.e. everyone) I’d strongly urge you to buy and read this book! If Reid’s career credentials weren’t

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‘Social Media for Business’ lecture @ The University of Leeds
February 22, 2012 Facebook, Foursquare, Klout, LinkedIn, Motivation, No Email Day, Presentations, SoLoMo, Twitter, YouTube @lordlancaster

Slides from the 1hr ‘Social Media for Business‘ lecture I gave to around 50 students at The University of Leeds yesterday (21st February 2012). Topics include: how technology has changed in the 14yrs since I graduated from Leeds in 1998 how these developments have affected my career and personal life how I use a wide range of

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Are Facebook and Twitter overrated for business?
February 1, 2012 Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube @lordlancaster

If you listen to what all the ‘experts’ have to say, then you’ll know you need to Tweet, Like, share and blog about your business if it’s to have any chance of success these days. That’s a given, right? Well, after 14 years in a variety of IT/web/marketing roles and 3 years using Social Media

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How influential are you?
January 21, 2012 Facebook, Foursquare, Klout, LinkedIn, Twitter @lordlancaster

Influence is a powerful currency in society, but it’s always been difficult to quantify and measure in a meaningful way. However, sites like Klout and PeerIndex are doing their very best to provide us with scores that demonstrate how influential we are online through our personal social networks. My Klout Score increased to 50 for the first time today;

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