The Social Cost of Unpaid Tweetup Teams

Mannequin Clique by quinn.anya on Flickr.com

As the founder of the Social Media Club Hawaii chapter and a very active social media consultant here in Hawaii, I am often invited to attend events and receive services for free in exchange for social media buzz – aka tweeting, facebooking, photographing, and videoing about my experiences. Though I thoroughly enjoy myself when I am on site and do pour myself…

Social Media and Spirituality: A Meditation on Change

I am speaking tomorrow on The Tools of Change Panel at Envision Hawaii 2009. It has me thinking about what changes are happening right before our very eyes and how we can proactively embrace them to move this party forward with more intention. Barriers and Gate-Keepers Are Being Removed One of the most exciting accomplishments for me professionally occurred 5 years ago…