Facebook ‘Likes’ Are Not Building Community

I'm bored of businesses who talk about building community online. It's a buzz word. Some are good. A lot of them aren't- they're just finding fluffier ways to market, manipulate our emotions, and give their speak a spin. Just because someone likes your corporate post on Facebook, or retweets your funny video, doesn't mean you're building community with them. What you're doing may have a lot of really good value, but lets not call it … [Read more...]

The End of Privacy in Relational Conflict?

The End of Privacy in Relational Conflict? Much has changed in the last 20 years when it comes to people’s perspective of privacy and what they are willing to share in public. From people sharing their problems about others on Oprah-style TV shows to the world of constant changing boundaries and the Internet. Photos are tagged, comments are left, videos are recorded, people are Googled and with the advance of smart phones, people’s everyday … [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...]

Looking At Business From The Ground Up

Looking At Business From The Ground Up It’s very easy to lose touch. Politicians, business leaders, football chairman, headmasters. Sometimes people get stuck with a perspective they are accustomed to, without gathering the thoughts of those directly impacted. I loved watching Undercover CEO on TV. The CEO of a company works in disguise alongside junior staff to get clear un-filtered feedback on the businesses  performance and staff … [Read more...]

Looking At Things From Other People’s Points of View

Looking At Things From Other Peoples Points of View It’s very easy to lose touch. Politicians, business leaders, football chairmen and headmasters. Sometimes people get stuck seeing things from a perspective that they have become accustomed to, without understanding the impact or thoughts of those who are directly impacted by the decisions they make. They are there to lead and serve their teams, but they end up lording authority in a … [Read more...]