Taking the Online Offline- 7 Ways to Help People Know You’re Trustworthy

Taking the Online Offline- 7 Ways to Help People Know You're Trustworthy We've gone through three different stages when it comes to people's interaction with others on the Internet. Stage 1- Get people online. Stage 2- Get people interacting online. Stage 3- Get people interacting offline using online tools. I love Stage 3. Do you regularly meet people we find fascinating in an offline context that we're connected with online. And … [Read more...]

Businesses That People Love

The purpose of business is not to make money for its owners or shareholders. The call to entrepreneurs is to love and serve society, through the products and services they have the privilege of providing. I think we've lost sight of that vision and I believe we've got business wrong. A Business needs to learn to love again. What do I mean by love? A business that loves puts people first: from their customers to their team. It's a love that … [Read more...]

SXSW- If You’re New Click On Through

If you've not been to SXSW before, check out the links... If you've not been to SXSW before, check out the links... http://storify.com/calebstorkey/sxsw-if-you-re-new-click-on-through … [Read more...]

On The Road To SXSW 2012

Listening to the Waifs, riding the Greyhound from Houston to Austin, it’s the 8th March, 2012 and I’m on the way to SXSW. Today is our wedding anniversary.... and I’m especially missing my darling Kerry and our little Iona. I love you both so much. I’m excited to be back in the States- I couldn’t believe it’s been over 4 years since I was here, when I love so much about the country and the people here. In fact last time I was here was when I … [Read more...]

Products Aren’t Built To Last

When did this happen? You have a washing machine and it breaks down after 3 years. You get a iPhone and it lasts just over 12 months. You get a pair of jeans and they rip in those places you really don't want them to rip....well certainly not within 12 months. OK- forgive me for harking back to a 'The Good Old Years' tone. But when I was a kid, we had a washing machine that lasted for 12- 15 years. I bet if you actually went back to the … [Read more...]

Empire Avenue – A Recruitment and Job Seekers Hub?

Empire Avenue – A Recruitment and Job Seekers Hub? It should be no secret that Empire Avenue will be used by businesses to recruit members of staff, and at this stage specifically those skilled in social media. Why wouldn’t it? Empire Avenue offers a chance to see people in action networking, sharing content, showing their winsome attitude to the online community. Following my previous blog post: Empire Avenue Investment Strategies for Social … [Read more...]

Empire Avenue Business Benefits? A Conversation with Robert Scoble and Jeremiah Owyang

  Hello- Thank you any newcomers to my blog via Empire Avenue- I’m @Caleb- a friendly thinker, writer, social media strategist, speaker and consultant. I'm all about Relational Leadership, and I want to meet you. Please don’t be a voyeur but connect on Twitter @calebstorkey, subscribe to the blog and leave some comments or topically come and get some of me at @caleb on Empire Avenue. I’ll be chatting to everyone extensively......OK with … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Your Stars Hold You To Ransom

Don’t Let Your Stars Hold You To Ransom Manchester United’s parent company, Red Football Joint Venture Limited, reported a loss of £109m. The company's previous accounts, for the year up to June 2009, had posted a pre-tax profit of £21.6m, mainly due to the £81m sale of Cristiano Ronaldo to Real Madrid. We’re often far more familiar with what the stars of teams are paid (Wayne Rooney £250k per week), as opposed to the profits or … [Read more...]