Minter Dialogue with Anne Boden Anne Boden is the founder and CEO of Starling Bank, a brand new online bank in the UK, that she started in 2014 and got licensed in 2016. Anne who comes with a heavyweight executive experience in the banking world (ex-COO of Allied Irish Banks and Head of EMEA, Global Transaction […]
I have written about handling Linkedin connection requests in the past, but there continues to be a thorny, never-ending stream of invitations in my Linkedin inbox. I’m sure that you, like me, get connection requests that leave you scratching your head. For example, the name looks familiar, but you can’t seem to quite place it. […]
I have to guess that, since you’re reading this post, you’re on LinkedIn? I also imagine that, like me, you wonder how worthwhile your LinkedIn network actually is? Maybe you have garnered a rather large network and you battle with the quandary of accepting or not new invitations? The problem: is LinkedIn working for you? Is your network on […]
I think you’d agree that access to the Internet has become second nature these days. When you check in at the hotel, receptionists know to indicate the wifi login even before telling where the gym or lifts are located or when breakfast is served. When a friend comes to stay with you, you will as readily send […]
What makes for a great storyteller? I have to believe it’s an alchemy between talent, content and practice. Like a musician doing repeated scales and arpeggios, it is true that for those who live in close proximity, the practice can also drive one a bit nuts. The craft of storytelling is as old as the ages. […]
Minter Dialogue Episode #152 This interview is with Caroline Avakian, founder and CEO of SourceRise, a news media startup connecting journalists and NGOs. Caroline, an Emmy-nominated TV correspondent, is a social entrepreneur, forging a new path for foreign and crisis news reporting by increasing the media’s access to on-the-ground expert sources in the developing world. […]
If you haven’t seen social search in action, you might want to check this out. Perhaps, you are like most of us who only look at the first 3 results at the top of the Google search results. However, if you scroll down (and are logged in to your Google account), you may find a result that emanates directly from your social network. Proof that the strength and quality of your network online will pay off! Check out this example.