The world needs more mentors
By February 19, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

The world needs more mentors

I began my working life at iSTAR. It was 1995. The excitement about the burgeoning Internet had been given a boost by the Netscape IPO. Ours would follow a few months later. So, a lot of eyes were on Canada’s first national ISP. The expectations were pretty high. Inside the walls of the company were […]

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Thank you 2011 and my 2011 “alpha” professional network
By December 31, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Thank you 2011 and my 2011 “alpha” professional network

It’s hard to believe we’re heading in to the final evening of 2011. It’s been an amazingly full year. In many respects, I’m surprised so much activity filled such a short period of time. For me, 2011 meant launching my own company, becoming immersed in analysis of digital and social media on politics and public […]

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Digital Public Affairs Podcast: social media and public affairs in the new Parliament
By May 12, 2011 0 Comments Read More →

Digital Public Affairs Podcast: social media and public affairs in the new Parliament

Michael von Herff and I met in a coffee shop to talk about social media and public affairs in the new Canadian federal political scene. My apologies in advance for the brief period in which a vacuum cleaner dominated the ambient noise. Relevant information and links Number of candidates with Twitter accounts during the election […]

Digital Public Affairs Podcast: social media, velocity, polls, lobbying and the 7 year cycle
By April 29, 2011 1 Comments Read More →

Digital Public Affairs Podcast: social media, velocity, polls, lobbying and the 7 year cycle

My good friend Michael von Herff joined me in a coffee shop to chat about the election and what everything may mean on May 3. Among the topics: Stand out social media moments The Velocity Election The unexpected shift in polls Canada’s seven-year political cycle Political system under an NDP government Social media after the […]