Call to action to stop blocking

Two years ago, my podcasting partner Shel Holtz started a campaign called Stop Blocking as a means of drawing attention to a practice by some organizations to prevent access by employees to wide swathes of content on websites, blogs and other places online. During the past few years, Shel gathered…

Twitter’s value in the workplace

FT columnist Lucy Kellaway had an amusing-to-read story recently about business executives using Twitter and asks whether those Twittering executives reveal too much. […] I think [Twitter] is potentially the best communication tool there is; the trouble is that most executives are making a complete hash of using it. Either…

The risk of reputation destruction

It’s a bit of a macabre topic, one that wouldn’t readily spring to your mind: the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act, which came into effect in the UK a year ago, aims to ensure organizations are held to account if a fatal accident is caused by “gross failings” by…

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