Thursday, April 3, 2014

Twitter - My 1% Edge Coach

Big confession ....I love Twitter. I started actively using it several years ago so much so I was named to the top 100 most social HR experts on Huffington Post. I can honestly say Twitter has enhanced my life! It has accelerated my learning, nurtured many professional relationships on a variety of topics. 

So to all you that I am following and who have actively engaged with me - a heartfelt thank you!

What started out as a 140 character statement about what one's latest move in the universe is has evolved into a source of meaningful, useful and timely information. And the bonus?...if that is not the case, you can "unfollow" without the offense of, "hey you don't want to be my friend anymore, why?"

One of the other reasons I love Twitter is it follows the same spirit of the 1%. The 1% is my branding theme for how to train employees and enhance one's personal and professional life in an easy, practical and affordable way. Here's expanded explanations: 
The Philosophy
An Example

Here are some of my favorite tweeted quotes:
"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced"

It's not what's available or unavailable that determines your level of success & happiness; it's what you convince yourself is true

 JP Clark 
If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the beehive. - Dale Carnegie

“Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there.” Josh Billings

#quote #diversity: "You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note". ~Doug Floyd

and soooo many more!

"Be in the know - learn as you go" to me is now the 21st century way of building knowledge and competencies.   Twitter helps with that.  It's a great learning resource. It's a way of acquiring and maintaining a 1% edge in a accelerated way. Follow a hash tag and it's amazing what you can learn!

Additionally, it's a cool way to meet and build rapport with a variety of people that you would have never had the opportunity to meet.  The world has just gotten even smaller. It's wonderful!

If you haven't followed me yet -- join the 1% Edge family - @joanncorley - #1%edge. Also get the app. It's available on all smartphone platforms  - The 1% Edge Portable Coach

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