Iâ€™ve noticed interesting words coming out of my mouth lately. Mostly the words are something like: â€œI think the world of business communication is changing right nowâ€?? â€œI can feel a big wave comingâ€?? â€œSomething is happening right now that is really going to change the business landscapeâ€?? Often, this type of talk is prompted by â€œWhat do you do Lee?â€?? or â€œWhatâ€™s up with all the blog stuff Iâ€™m hearing?â€?? Iâ€™ve been trying to figure out what makes me feel so strongly... Continue Reading
Last week I needed to put together a presentation about how enterprises are using blogs, particularly in the context of learning/leadership development in larger organizations. The links below were a bit of a dumping ground for anything I found- some are more relevant than others. Thanks to the folks who sent email and commented with input. If you have additions, please let me know... Enjoy! Jeremy Wright, Ensight: List of Fortune 500s that blog: Jeremy Wright: List of other... Continue Reading
I have a deliverable due in the short term (read: I'm in a hurry here) and I need to find as many examples/papers/posts/presentations, etc. of: 1. Blogs being used for training and leadership development inside companies. 2. Blogs being adopted used successfully by Fortune 500 companies. If you know of anything that might be useful, please do leave a comment. Thanks in advance.
Jeremy Wright has compiled a list of Fortune 500 companies that are blogging. Then, Steve Rubel ups the ante and proposes that the ones who are the first movers in the blog world will fare better than the ones who don't. He even links to what would be a mutual fund for Jeremy's list. I think Steve makes a good point. I think the blogs are a "symptom" of a much bigger asset within the company. Many of the companies that move first have a culture that enables something like a blog through the... Continue Reading