Archives for August 4, 2009

War of the Words: President Clinton v. Kim Jong Il

Bill Clinton & Kim Jong Il - Image via Sky News UK

Is it just me? It can’t just be me, who REALLY wants to know what President Clinton said to Kim Jong Il to be granted a “special pardon” for the two American journalists held prisoner in North Korea. [Read more…]

Close PR Encounters of the Facebook Kind

Facebook 🙂

I love Facebook, you love Facebook, we all love Facebook. So let’s all jump for joy…or not.

“I am, I said:” Be smart – think about what type of Facebook user you are and your own personal brand.

Yes, believe it or not, you have a personal brand. It is how you look, what people think about you, why they think the things they think etc.,

You have two choices:-

1. You could choose not to care and deal with whatever consequences befall.

Or

2. You could be a self-socially-aware social media user.

Simple.

Just because you are a public relations professional, advertising executive or money-making model, doesn’t mean your Facebook needs to be public.

Private Facebook users, like myself, for my personal page, have strict privacy settings on their pages and only “connect” with people (friends, family etc.) they know.

Public Facebook users, like myself, for the Little Pink Book’s page, have open settings on their pages and “connect” with everyone.

Take it from someone who has been on Facebook for what seems like eons (probably because it has been five [5] years since I joined back in 2004 [is it to early for a Milennial to feel old?]) – know how far you are willing to set your parameters.

I’ve seen Facebook go from a selected number of universities having access to Facebook (only available via a specific “@[xyz].edu” email addresses,) to the welcoming of high school students, to the initiation of the entire world.

Times change, we as people change – but there are some inherent things that simply do not [Read more…]

{Tickled Pink} Don’t Dream It’s Over…

Salazar Slytherin's locket, and cover of the UK adult version of Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows. A few jewelry making Potter fans, have made replicas of this piece.

“It is a curious thing, Harry, but perhaps those who are best suited to power are those who have never sought it. Those who, like you, have leadership thrust upon them, and take up the mantle because they must, and find to their own surprise that they wear it well.”

– Albus Dumbledore to Harry Potter in Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling.

 

Copyright © 2009 Sasha H. Muradali. All Rights Reserved.

{Bookworm Reviews} Some Jon Gordon and 5 Ways to Blast the Energy Vampire

Image by Sasha H. Muradali. All Rights Reserved 2009.

Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen, the vampire, in Twilight the movie

By Keira Gillett, guest blogger

I read about this concept in The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon.

The Energy Bus is a very short and quick read, written in a narrative style. A fast reader could whip through it in an hour — two at the most.

In a nut shell, the story is about an energy vampire, who is a person who sucks the motivation out of another person. They are joy-killers and inspire depression for all those they touch.

How many people can think [Read more…]

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