Archive for the ‘Information Literacy’ Category


Like a Web Site that Rocks? Just ask Jerry

June 15, 2007

Would you like to know how to make your web site pay off big time? Would you like to know bunches of web strategies, email marketing techniques and content ideas that even the experts don’t teach? Simple. Just ask Jerry Rouleau – if you can catch him.

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How to Zero In on the Specific News You Need the Most

June 8, 2007

If you are paying attention, you’re already using news alerts to stay up-to-date on your business, your competitors, your industry and your Parcheesi club. Want a trick that will make your news alerts more targeted and powerful?

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Warning: the Business Advice You are About to Hear….

April 29, 2007

It’s important to get good information and advice for your small business. But, while attending a speech last weekend it finally dawned on me that the most crucial advice is NEVER included. Read the rest of this entry ?


Employees are Squandering Your Company’s Time and it’s Your Fault

February 16, 2007

It comes down to this. You’re wasting your company’s time. Your employees are wasting your time. Your senior staff is wasting your time. Indeed, new studies show that employees are squandering vast amounts of time because they lack the training to find and retrieve information effectively. Read the rest of this entry ?


Propositioning the CEO

February 2, 2007

Chief Executive Officers don’t know diddly about Internet search and “Information Intelligence.” Senior executives also lack these skills, as do their administrative assistants. Read the rest of this entry ?


Stupid Motivational Tricks

December 28, 2006

This week a Wall Street Journal writer suggested a radical idea to America’s corporations. Jared Sandberg recommended that companies make a New Year’s Resolution to “Lose the goofy team-building exercises.” Think rope courses, paintball parties, firewalking and goldfish-swallowing. Read the rest of this entry ?


Are You Selling or Learning and Selling?

November 10, 2006

People just don’t know what to do with us. We get all sorts of reactions when we tell them that “information literacy” and Internet search skills can streamline their business and increase their sales. Most people are indifferent. Some feel threatened. Many think they already “know-it-all.” And a few (too few) are genuinely interested. Let’s take a look at someone in that last, “genuinely interested,” category. Read the rest of this entry ?