My Love Hate Relationship with LinkedIn

I was an early adopter of LinkedIn and about 10 years ago I had a lot of success in networking, building leads, and developing a presence on LinkedIn. In an effort recently to network more and stay more "alive" on the web, I dusted off my LinkedIn profile and was, frankly, horrified at what I saw. Once I was more established in my professional path, I dropped down to only using LinkedIn to accept connections. About a week ago I decided to start using the platform again to see if I can drum up some new connections, tap into old ones, and live their mission of "connecting all the professionals around the world to make them more productive and successful." I could not disagree more. I think that LinkedIns motto should now be "we are basically Facebook, except you get to see people you are supposed to be connected with professionally acting a fool politically. Oh, and enjoy your inbox full...
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FAQs, The BoomBox and More with Jerry

FAQs, The BoomBox and More with Jerry

I'm kicking off a series where I answer some common questions asked by clients and readers and show you what I've been listening to this week. What's in the Boombox Year of the Tiger by Myles Kennedy. This album came out last month and is Myles Kennedy's debut studio album. Kennedy comes from heavier rock projects (Alter Bridge, Slash's band). His new album Year of the Tiger is a more singer/songwriter album, and it just cooks. A lot of Zeppelin-style guitar and composition, especially Zep songs like "Battle of Evermore" or "Going to California." The Kennedy album makes use of little rhythm sections and fantastic songwriting. The lyrics are great, and that guy sure can sing. "Love Can Only Heal" is my favorite song on the album, and there are some nice acoustic guitar parts throughout the whole album. Highly recommend checking it out, especially if you like listening to more 60s influenced singer-songwriter style music. The album does have his "hard rock" kick to it, but it's subtle and...
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