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HEY MICROSOFT! Don't screw up LinkedIn!
I’m not sure the year it happened, but at some point we decided it’s bad to teach our children that people win and people lose; somehow competing and striving to be better, to improve, isn’t ok now because it might hurt someone’s feelings.
Let’s bring it down to this simple event that seems to have changed everything. We stopped allowing
We all know the drill to fill out our online profiles in social media: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, trade associations and directories, your bio page, email signatures.
As we are coming to a close for the 40 Most Inspiring Leaders in Sales Lead Management nominations, once again it's time for me to RANT!
What the heck is wrong with you folks using your head shots from parties, cropped from trade events, vacation photos that are fuzzy at best or so old that it was three "yous" ago?
You all need GOOD headshots. I've run across some that I've been using for the nominees for over seven years. Some have one headshot on LinkedIn, one on the website team page, another on Twitter and another on Google+ - BE CONSISTENT, please. Go for higher res.
Some of you have actually SCANNED a printed photo from a studio - I can tell because there is lint on it and that "distance" from the glass. Toss this task to marketing, your PR team, your INTERN - someone. I'm using what I find and a few of you may not be pleased. I go by LinkedIn first unless they are terrible. Then, I check your site. If that is equally terrible, I close my eyes and pick one.