Rob Peters

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United CEO Oscar Munoz: The rise and fall of a ‘Communicator of the Year’

Not quite a full month ago, before #LeggingsGate and Dragging-gate and the accompanying public scorn, United Airlines chief executive Oscar Munoz put on a bow tie and ascended a stage in New York for the self-styled “Oscars of the PR world.”<p>Munoz had just been named PRWeek's “Communicator of the …

Social Selling Tips of the Week: Managing Sales Uncertainty | LinkedIn Sales Solutions

It seems like we see a new sales technology “game-changer” every single week. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, CRM integration, and even …

Selling

Team Trust Takes Effort

So many teams we see on TV or in movies make it look like teams magically come together to do great work together. Anyone who has ever worked on a …

The PE-ER SaaS Platform "Performing Excellence – Engaging Recognition "

The Common Characteristics of Successful Freemium Companies

Is there a common characteristic of successful freemium companies? Piotr asked this question earlier this week. This is the framework I’ve seen work …

Jim Highsmith

By Jim Highsmith and David Robinson Are the forces behind digital business, just one more wave of technology fueled change or is today’s business …

How To Be A Good Guy On Social Media

If someone does a good deed but doesn't talk about it on social media, did it really happen? The answer is no!. Everyone likes a hero, but in today's …

Social Media

Understanding SaaS: Why the Pundits Have It Wrong

Tune into any cable network stock market channel and the airwaves resonate with one consistent theme: SaaS companies are simply too expensive. In …

Leading People When They Know More than You Do

If you’re a manager in a knowledge-driven industry, chances are you’re an expert in the area you manage. Try to imagine a leader without this expertise doing your job. You’ll probably conclude it couldn’t be done. But as your career advances, at some point you will be promoted into a job which …

Management

Why client complaints are actually a great thing. Culture business tips

<b>Why client complaints are actually a great thing.</b><p>You are driving down a dirt road and halfway down the road you see someone coming towards you …

3 Types of Thought Leadership: Creating the Perfect Mix of Content for Your Brand [Infographic] | LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog

Thought leadership is how more of today’s brands get noticed and yield influence, but there’s no one recipe for success. Only by finding the right …

Thought Leadership

Salespeople: Adding Connections? Think Twice | LinkedIn Sales Solutions

If you’re a salesperson who has more than 500 LinkedIn connections already, I've got a surprise for you. It might be time to trim your network down …

Selling

29 LinkedIn Tips for Professional Networking, Business & Marketing

Discover top tips on using LinkedIn for professional networking, business, and marketing with this ultimate guide.

How to Manage Talented People by Not Bossing Them Around

<i>Walter Chen is the founder and CEO of iDoneThis, the easiest way to share and celebrate what you get done at work, every day. On his downtime, he blogs about management, entrepreneurship, and happiness on the iDoneThis blog.</i><p>Getting rid of managers may seem like just another tech trend, but much of …

The Digital Rolodex: Organize Your LinkedIn Contacts for Maximum Usefulness | LinkedIn Sales Solutions

If you’ve ever watched reruns of old office sitcoms—think Mary Tyler Moore era—you’ve seen a curious artifact sitting on every employee’s desk. It …

Status Quo Leadership Is The Biggest Impediment To Innovation

<i>Unhappy the land that is in need of heroes. –</i> Bertolt Brecht<p>If you’re looking for an innovation revolution in your organization, don’t look for more money or more places to spend money. Don’t look for activities or tactical interventions or things to do.<p>Look for heroes.<p>This was one of many …

6 Steps to Launching Your Social Sales Campaign on LinkedIn (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Social selling is all the buzz these days, but what is it, who’s doing it and why is it so important right now?<p>But first, hold the phone. Thankfully it has zero to do with dialing for dollars (old-school cold calling). Put simply, social selling is when salespeople -- and marketers, …

Selling

No content = No visibility = No pipeline

<p>Buying patterns have changed drastically over the last two decades. It is only natural that selling patterns change as well.</p>

Are You a LinkedIn Dinosaur? It Depends on Your Connection Strategy

If there's one inevitability in life it's change. There's not much else as volatile in our lives as the social media networks we use every single day.<p>Behind the scenes Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn roll out bug fixes and split test new features and UI to various populations on a daily basis. Then …

53+ Free Image Sources For Your Blog and Social Media Posts

Update – we launched Pablo a new tool to create beautiful images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds<p>You can use Pablo right from the …

If the passenger in the seat next to you buys a snack or a movie, you probably will too

If the passenger sitting next to you on a flight buys a snack or a movie, does that make it more likely that you, too, will buy something?<p>Yes, says Stanford Graduate School of Business professor Pedro M. Gardete. He examined what’s known as social effect—when our behavior is influenced by the …

In-flight Entertainment

4 Key Strategies for Smarter Social CEOs [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Is Twitter Going To Beat Linkedin At Becoming A Recruitment Powerhouse?

Twitter remains my favourite social network by far. Working out why I like it is sometimes hard, and there are times when it frustrates me beyond belief, but generally I live on it more than almost any other online service. What’s interesting to me, as someone who ranks Linkedin as his least …

The Science of Posting on Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

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