Five Minutes With … Joyson Cherian on Rapid Response

(If you liked this podcast, please share it. Thanks!) When news is breaking — whether a nasty virus is taking down major websites, a new regulatory initiative is proposed or any other kind of major developments surface involving the technology industry — whom does the industry/national press seek out for expert commentary? These thought leaders […]

Growing Up with Steve Jobs

(If you liked this blog, please share it. Thanks!) “Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.” -‑ Steve Jobs commencement speech at Stanford University, 2005 With […]

How to Master Social Media Conversations

(If you liked this blog, please share it. Thanks!) If you want to stay on top of social-media developments – especially with respect to how these sites can contribute value to your bottom line – then you need to dial into the Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC). The NVTC’s highly active social-media committee recently hosted […]

A ‘Great Place to Work?’… Hey, We Already Knew That!

(If you liked the blog, please share it. Thanks!) Earlier this year I wrote about the importance of a positive workplace culture. How it not only cultivates a good, professional environment, but it inspires people to show up and produce their best. W2 Communications remains a stand-out example of this on many levels, I wrote. […]

Run! Geek! Run! Nets Significant Contribution for Equal Footing

(If you like this blog, please share it. Thanks!) Thanks to the hard work of the Equal Footing Foundation, a long list of corporate donors and (most appreciatively) the 600 runners who took part, our recent Run! Geek! Run! 8K event raised $14,000 for Equal Footing. Equal Footing seeks to increase access to computer learning […]

What’s Your e-EQ?

(If you like this blog, please share it. Thanks!) Face it: Everybody has gripes about work and the boss. And sometimes we “share the pain” with co-workers, family and friends. But, generally, we don’t send the equivalent of a 1,700-word Molotov cocktail to more than a thousand co-workers and customers. That’s essentially what happened earlier […]