Wenceslas, Stephen, Boxing Day, and Gift Returns

What do a Czech duke from the 10th century, the first Christian martyr, a British public holiday, and a crazy rush to return unwanted gifts to the store... have in common? They all happen on the day after Christmas! Known for his unusual charitable lifestyle as a wealthy man, “Good King” Wenceslas went outside on …

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On Using Social Media (Part 2): 6 Essential Facebook Social Skills that Promote Relationships

Social media is evolving, but it's not disappearing. I heard a comedian announce a future merger between YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook to create a new social media: YouTwitFace. Mmm... I hope not! The changes are profound. Whether I like it or not, people are using social media to make personal anouncements and plan meetings. They …

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On Using Social Media (Part 1): 7 Ways to Damage Relationships through Facebook

My original title for this blog was: using facebook to do relationships, tell your story, promote your passion--and to do it without being obnoxious and without falling into narcissism... or getting fired... or something like that. :-) But I decided that was a little long. Plus, Facebook is not the only channel in the social …

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