Sunday Roundup – March 30, 2014

Choices are inevitable. What conversations to join, how to participate after joining, and what work one does to earn a living are decisions that everyone makes.

Let’s jump into this week’s articles.

Have a Purpose and Be Social

A classmate put this post together. To reframe his thoughts: Be strategic about using social media. Without a purpose, the task is aimless. Without an understanding of the medium and how it works, the task is unlikely to succeed.

GM Uses Social Media to manage its Customers and Its Reputation

Speaking of using social media for a specific purpose and being social, General Motors seems to be doing a good job. Social media is immediate and easily watched by many eyes (including employees), meaning that it can be an excellent customer service and crisis management tool

Your Story About Money

I shared this because it says something important about the work we do. The way we make money is connected to that money itself. Good work makes for good money, and good money feels better.

Who’s Responsible?

Seth Godin gets two spots this week, as I think both posts are interrelated. This one is a short piece about personal responsibility and things we can control. For example, how money is earned and what we do with once it is earned are within our control.

Over to You…

What do you think about social media? Making money? Personal responsibility? Leave a comment!

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