Monthly Archives: October 2012

Jive World 2012 – Afterthoughts

  A few months ago I felt a true adrenaline rush (the kind that gamblers thrive on!) when my team decided to bring our entire crew to this year’s Jive World at Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas. After five grueling years of … Continue reading

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What is a Jive Alliance Agency?

We have already bloodied our brow on many corners and learned many lessons as a result. FG SQUARED clients benefit from this experience in countless ways. Initially, “New to Jive” customers still need to develop more experience and deeper understanding … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Social Capital

Following are some of the notable benefits of Social Capital:   LONG TERM RELATIONSHIPS During both economic downturns and prosperous times, dependable relationships are critical for success in business and in life. By nurturing these relationships with an ongoing communications … Continue reading

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With or Without You

Because of the connected world in which we live, made possible again through a massive change in how we communicate online and off, each of us is defining ourselves in ways that were not possible only a short time ago. … Continue reading

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Definitions and Misconceptions of Community Platforms

In these days of nascent communication and collaboration technology, businesses find themselves confronted with a plethora of choices, one of which is enterprise collaboration software. Well, that’s certainly a smart and savvy sounding term, but just what is enterprise collaboration, and how … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Thought Leadership

  I hate to break it to you. The phrase “thought leadership” has jumped the shark.  A Social Web tsunami has spun out over the past decade and made it easier for everybody to claim an area of thought leadership. … Continue reading

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What is Social Capital?

Social Capital is the combined potential of the relationships that exist within your organization, and fosters a bond between you and your clients, partners, and employees.   Social Capital is as critical to an enterprise as is Human Capital (net … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Journey

Eighteen years ago FG SQUARED opened its doors as Fellman and Gum Enterprises, a technology consultancy company co-founded to subsidize creating the prototype Easy Beader, an automated necklace beading machine. As we soon found out, it was much more lucrative … Continue reading

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