Using LinkedIn.com May Be Recruiters Hottest Tool!

Recently I conducted a social media training for District 52 Toastmasters in Los Angeles on social media basics for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.com. One of the questions that came up was why be on LinkedIn if I am on Facebook?  Good Question, but the reason is they are two different social mediums.  LinkedIn.com is a…

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Losing Jack LaLanne – Closing a Door on Fitness?

Jack La Lanne passed this week at age 96.  I grew up watching him on TV while my mother ironed my father’s shirts.  Yes she ironed and starched my father’s shirts for work.  While she was ironing, I was watching Jack and doing jumping jacks and twists with him. Of course our elementary school had…

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The Challenger Disaster – Do You Remember It?

Twenty Five Years Ago today, the Challenger spacecraft as it was rising into the air blew up.  I remember watching it on TV in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic Building in Rancho Mirage, California where I was working at the time. The whole staff was gathered around the TV and when it happened there was…

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Disabled Parking Is for the Disabled – Not Delivery Trucks!

Disabled Parking is for people who have Disabled Placards, not for Delivery Trucks.  I can’t tell you how often I see a Coke Truck or a Beer Truck parked in the Disabled Parking spot and using the ramp to deliver their goods.  I just wish I could write that $400. ticket. The other part of…

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The Guinea Pig Diaries-Writers Invited to Check Out!

The Guinea Pig Diaries. For my writer friends, here is some great information from Kristen Lamb’s Blog, especially for writers on social media.  You will enjoy the pictures of the Guinea Pigs too. Happy Monday.

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Take a Moment and Blow a Bubble With a Whale

Enjoy your life and blow a Bubble with a Whale.  Yes if you have not seen this video, sit back and blow a bubble with a whale.  This is the most amazing video of whales from Japan.  It has been circulating on Twitter for several months. It is very relaxing and on a Sunday, we…

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Finding What is Best For You

This wonderful piece was developed by Box of Crayons, entitled, Find Your Great Work.  Some of you will remember one of Box of Crayon pieces earlier this week.  This is another one and one to help you think about What is Best for You. We sometimes get locked into things and think there isn’t a…

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School Bus Stop Signs Mean Stop! Not Go Around!

Image via Wikipedia Coming home tonight, I observed three cars going around a bus which was stopped letting school children off.  The bus had its Stop Sign out at the back of the bus and yet cars were going around the bus and zipping past it. There was a cross walk in the front of…

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Teaching Social Media Basics

This Saturday at Glendale Community College, I will be teaching social media basics for Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for District 52 Toastmasters International. Last night I was doing a practice run-through with my equipment and the college equipment to make sure everything was going to work perfectly.  As Bill Shamhart, from Glendale Community College  and…

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The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun

The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun. When you click on the Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun above, you will be taken to a quick little movie that will rock your world. Michael Bungay Stanier is very witty and he is the writer of the Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun.   Take a moment and enjoy…

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Repairing Our Minds After Tragedy

We have come through another Tragedy!  What happens now to our minds?  The professionals will say that those close to the event will have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  They will see the event even when they close their eyes.  Loud noises will cause those who were there to startle. Yes these things will happen.  Having…

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LA BookWoman Day – Writers Invited

LA BookWoman Day:  Meet Agents and Producers! Get Published! Boost Book Sales through New Marketing Models! Learn Social Media Strategies That Work! Writers we have the flyer up on the website.http://www.wnba-books.org/la/ You can now go and register for LA BookWoman Day. We have a special price for early bird people who get in before Feb….

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