Posts Tagged ‘crowdspring’

I Was Paid To Say That But I Would Have Said It Anyway

Ross | December 16th, 2008

“Every man alone is sincere. At the entrance of a second person, hypocrisy begins.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) This isn’t another post about Chris Brogan’s Dadomatic blog. That subject has been capably covered by others, including Scott Henderson, Jeremiah Owyang, Ben Kunz, and Chris Brogan. What this post is about: Robert Scoble asserted yesterday that it’s […]

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Most In Social Media Act Like Two Year Olds

Ross | December 15th, 2008

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child.  There are seven million.” (Walt Streightif) Most people involved in social media are like two year old kids. Two year old kids enjoy playing alongside other kids, but keep to themselves. After they  turn three, kids begin to have real friendships […]

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Can He Really Do Handstands?

admin | December 12th, 2008

Oh jeez guys. I’m really nervous. In fact, I really didn’t even know what to say. But, I’m seriously happy and pumped to say that I work here now. Crazy, right?! Let me introduce myself: I’m Judson Collier, and I’m a 17 year old (yes, 17. I actually said in my application that I was […]

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Think They’ll Give Me A Pulitzer Prize For Journalism?

Ross | December 11th, 2008

Why not? Two-thirds of Americans are dissatisfied with traditional journalism. Nearly half rely on the Internet as their primary source for news. Still, most people are not prepared to throw away traditional journalism.  The vast majority – 87% of people – think that professional journalism will continue to play an important role. Some traditional journalism […]

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What Does Tribal Leadership Teach Us About Building Strong Communities and Organizations?

Ross | December 10th, 2008

Tribal Leadership: Leveraging Natural Groups to Build a Thriving Organization (by Dave Logan, John King, and Halee Fischer-Wright). Most people believe that innovation, quality and success is the product of great leadership. A ten year, 24,000 person study found that “tribes”, naturally forming groups of between 20-150 people, and not leaders, drive success in virtually all […]

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Talk With People, Not To Them

Ross | December 8th, 2008

A few days ago, I read an interesting essay by Steven Hodson on The Inquisitr – Is social media becoming a social mess? In his essay, Steven wrote about the avalanche of conversations occuring in social media. “It is beginning to feel like we are just having conversations for converstaion sake – to make some […]

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Signing Off…

admin | December 5th, 2008

Well folks, here is the last post from me as crowdSPRING’s Community Manager. Note that I didn’t say ever, because I’m sure I will be allowed amnesty one day in the future to post embarrassing Photoshopped photos of a crowdSPRING crew member to be determined. In true crowdSPRING fashion, I’ll keep it short + to […]

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Help Us Help You!

admin | December 5th, 2008

There are winners, and there are losers. We’d like to think we fall on the winning side of life (our Moms do too!), but we’re never afraid to ask for help when needed. And with that being said, we need your help! It’s not often that we ask you for favors (OK, maybe it is […]

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Jason Calacanis’s “120% Solution” is Wrong

Ross | December 5th, 2008

Earlier this week, Jason Calacanis sent an essay to his mailing list titled “The 120% Solution”. A copy of the essay is posted to Calacanis’s blog. In his essay, Calacanis advocates working 20% more – by adding a sixth day to our workweek – until “America takes care of its debt, untangles the housing mess […]

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