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How Not To Be ‘Responsible’ on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently published its top 10 overused profile buzzwords for 2013. This is something the company began doing four years ago, and “responsible” tops the latest list. In fact, it was overused twice as much as any other word, including such overused holdovers from 2012 as “creative,” “effective” and “analytical.” (“Experimental,” “motivated,” “multinational” and “specialized” didn’t make the […]

Trade Shows: What I Learned Working the Other Side of the Booth 3

I spent 20 years working trade shows from behind an exhibitor’s booth table. And in my role as a business-to-business magazine editor at those events, that’s where I typically remained — available to meet readers and discuss stories or story ideas. I’ve written plenty of articles over the years packed with tips about how to […]