As a leader, how do you feel about social media? Do you use social media? What do you see as advantages or disadvantages of social media?
I once heard the president of a large corporation say that social media is bad and that you should avoid it like the plague. He went on to say that nothing good will come from your involvement in social media. I felt like this viewpoint came from limited knowledge about social media and its benefits.
The Wall Street Journal article Better Leadership Through Social Media by Alexandra Samuel highlights six things leaders can do with social media to make life easier. They are:
1. Create a Leadership Dashboard – “Don’t just monitor the Web for intelligence about your business and brand; mine it for ideas, news and research that will help you develop as a leader.” [Read more…] about Better Leadership Through Social Media