Archive for 'Social Media'

Outsourcing: A Lesson in Efficiency & Possibility

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In the late 1800’s, economist Vilfredo Pareto posited a law of income distribution that would later bear his name: Pareto’s Law.  Today, in its more generalized form, the law states that 80% of the consequences stem from 20% of the causes.  Research over the years has shown this law to be proven in almost any setting.  Let’s take a closer look at a variation of the law as it applies to results and productivity.

80% of your positive results come ...

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Holiday Gift Giving

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My guess is that many, if not all of you, are up to your knees planning, entertaining…shopping.  You don’t have much time for reading or reflecting this time of year.  But when you do find a moment, take a look at some of these resources.  I’ve found them to be inspiring, energizing, thought provoking, and career changing.

And if you know of others please share them with us!

Thought Provoking Videos

TED.com is a fantastic resource.  It is filled with excellent ...

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Getting the World to Listen

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If you’re looking for a career boost or a shot in the arm then what I have for you today will most definitely do the trick!  Below is an online marketing model that is designed to boost your presence in the marketplace.  It may not be for everyone, and it will require a lot of work.  However, the potential outcomes and rewards are incredibly significant.

The model is based on a framework provided by Gary Vaynerchuk in his new ...

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2010: A Mental Health CyberSpace Odyssey

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Technology continues to enter the world of behavioral healthcare in interesting ways.

  • Tele-Psychiatry
  • Web-Cam to Web-Cam Counseling Sessions
  • Online Addiction Treatment Groups
  • Mental Health Social Networking Sites
  • Web Seminars for Both Professionals and Laypeople
  • Psychology Blogs

And more recently…Virtual Environments.

Take a look at the work being done at a company called InWorld Solutions™ –  www.InWorldSolutions.com.  InWorld Solutions™ will officially launch in October 2009.  It is the First Internet-Based Virtual Environment Designed Specifically for Behavioral Healthcare.  It uses emerging technology and cognitive behavior therapy principles to ...

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The Exciting World of Google AdWords

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Google AdWords is an online advertising program that leverages Google’s dominance in the web searching market.  It’s an interesting model that just might be able to help you expand your marketing efforts!

Companies spend thousands of dollars a month trying to optimize their websites so they are highly ranked on web search engines.  It can be a costly and time-consuming endeavor.  The AdWord program offers business professionals at all levels an intriguing opportunity without breaking the bank.  I believe it can ...

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Revisiting Social Networks: Will They Matter For Behavioral Health?

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I’ve had some great discussions these past few months with mental health professionals about social networking.  The questions raised and the experiences shared have been invaluable.  I’ve received emails from behavioral health care companies and from individual practitioners all looking to make sense of a topic that seems to be all the rage.  You simply cannot hide from social networking.

The problem for many, including myself, is trying to figure out what role it can effectively play in our careers.  Unfortunately, ...

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