How You Spend Your 20s (And Early 30s) Will Define You

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Gramarcy Park Boy’s mother got him a book for Christmas entitled, SoulPancake and in my sinus-overhauled state once upon a time, I spent some time flipping through it where I came across a quote by Thomas Merton:

“A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.”

that made me think, how you spend your 20s (and early 30s) will define you. [Read more...]

A Picture of You: RIP Stephen Gately

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Aww, sadness.

I was a Boyzone fan when I was 10-years old and today, one of their members, Stephen Gately, passed away at the age of 33. That’s so young! My goodness.

Either way, for those you who don’t know Stephen was in an Irish pop singer who was a member of a gigantic British pop band called Boyzone. They were huge in the [Read more...]

{Rules of PR no. 23} It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

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My dad has been telling me since I was a little girl, “it’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.”

Funny, we don’t think about things like that when our blood is boiling and we’re so salty that a singular, open flesh wound will bring on the burn.

Last week Thursday, September 17, Ben Garrett, a PRSA member posted an article on the PRSA blog, ComPRehension, Status Update: Millennial Staffers Can Update Your Social Media Plans where he, in a nutshell, said that social media is tool for “testing things out” and made it seem as if Gen-Y staffers a) weren’t very bright and b) trust-worthy.

With statements like:

“A good starting point is to task new professionals with building up senior staffers’ profiles and networks on the organization’s social networking accounts.”

“Senior professionals who (ahem) remember mimeographs and Betamax are probably less savvy in the social media space. Tapping on these new professionals may seem like a gamble. You don’t want them speaking to clients, let alone producing messaging.”

… I was [Read more...]

Gen-Y & the Social Media Revolution

UPDATE: July 13, 2010
With the 2010 version of the Social Media Revolution video

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From a Gen-Y, to the non-Millennial population I present you with:-

The Social Media Revolution

You’ve met them, I have too, and they are social media skeptics.

They are the people who think it’s a fad that a bunch of Gen-Y came up with to mindlessly control the rest of the population feeding into their lustful demands of the “right now.”

It’s funny though isn’t it that 250 million people are on Facebook and at least 120 million of them [Read more...]

Social Media Meltdown: Twitter broke and took Facebook with it

When the tweets are down the status messages will play. Oh yes, they will.

A few minutes ago, you witnessed my rant, rave and depression of the Twitter network #fail. Twitter is now back, up and running, but, guess what my lovelies?

Facebook is down.

That’s right, Twitter broke and took Facebook with it.

This is a huge deal – talk about a social media [Read more...]

Twitter Broke & My Life is Over!

OMG – the love of my geekette-techie life broke and my communication to the outside world ended.

That’s right, at 9 a.m. (ET) this morning I tried to log-in to the world of tweeting goodness and just won’t load.

Do you hear me? [Read more...]

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