Launching Brands Rising LLC

We’re excited to announce Brands Rising is open for business!  We are strategic advisors to companies building employee advocacy programs in social media. We help companies develop program strategy, training curricula, and business intelligence and measurement...

Social Shake Up #socialshakeup

I just registered for the Social Shake Up, a 2-day industry event in September about social media and marketing – and oh so much more. The agenda is packed with relevant information for implementing social media strategically throughout a global business, but what I’m...

Deliberate serendipty

A chance encounter with key information in her own organization makes a manager wince with lament about lost opportunity. On a teleconference call with her team, a manager learns in casual conversation that one of her employees has some key experience that was unknown...

The disruptive power of collaboration

Sharing changes everything, says NYU professor and author Clay Shirky in a featured interview this month in a McKinsey series on the disruptive power of collaboration. From the printing press to today’s social media tools, innovation in the ways people communicate has...