web analytics
The Downside of Social Media

The Downside of Social Media

I have empathy for people who make bad professional decisions and must suffer the consequences of their actions. I just do. Back in February, the online shame police went into overdrive when it became known that Kelly Blazek, a marketing executive who ran a LinkedIn...
Yikes! Falling Behind on Social Media…

Yikes! Falling Behind on Social Media…

Neglecting the organization’s social media when times get busy is one of the classic mistakes made by so many nonprofits – consistent messaging is the goal. And yet here I am, having given that advice before, now a full month behind on my own firm’s...
Too Risk-Adverse To Fail (Nonprofit Edition)

Too Risk-Adverse To Fail (Nonprofit Edition)

by Josh Jacobson “Eight out of 10 businesses fail. Are you sure you want to do this?” Not exactly the sort of thing you want to hear when you’re contemplating launching a new business.  Now almost three months into my own new consulting venture (76 days to be exact,...
Spring Forward? No Thanks, I’m Good.

Spring Forward? No Thanks, I’m Good.

by Josh Jacobson Ah, daylight saving time. That inane tradition Americans are told to blindly follow and the purpose for which no one can quite explain.  For everyone except those in Arizona and Hawaii, that is.  I’m not a huge fan of Arizona’s lawmakers these days,...