One of the toughest things that I find in building a Social Network is engagement. Consistency, content, and relevance all have the ability to engage. However, the idea of engagement presents a challenge if you are not going to spend all your working hours entirely focused on interacting with your followers. Still, to effectively create a network, you must engage with your followers. With the little time we have, how can we as full time business people and part-time networkers hope to grow our audience? As I continue to grow my own audience, these are a few things I would recommend for consideration. Continue reading
Face to face, eyeball to eyeball and belly button to belly button… Trust and progress are best built in the actual physical experience of knowing, seeing and communicating in the presence of another human being. All of science will confirm that so much of what is communicated to another is based on body language, up to 80% in some studies, the other communication is done with tone, volume and diction, up to 38%, and yet the words we use only account for approximately 10% of what is communicated. None of these are accomplished with substitutes.