Stop Condemning Social Media and Start Teaching It

#SocialMedia Should Be Taught Not Feared #MLTVsocial

I’m really tired of hearing people complain about the social feeds of young people when they are doing nothing to teach those same kids how to engage in social effectively. I especially get frustrated when the complainers are people who don’t have any real social acumen themselves. How can you judge something you don’t even know how to use? [Read more…]

2013 Lesson Learned – I Can Write Two Blogs Successfully

Successfully Dividing TIme Between My Blogs #MLTV

In December 2012 I joined the Voices team of bloggers at The invitation came after I spoke at Blogalicious in Las Vegas that year. I was very honored by the invite but equally daunted. Could I write two blogs successfully? [Read more…]

Miss Lori offers smart talk about the currency of social influence

Let’s talk the currency of social and digital influence. [Read more…]

Miss Lori says thank you to the top 12 social influencers of her 2012

2012 is almost over and once again I am reflecting on what happened and the people who helped make things happen for me professionally and personally. It goes without saying but bears repeating that my children are the legs that keep my seat off of the ground. They are the reasons I do everything that I do, and the people that make me better than I ever thought I could be. Then I can’t neglect to mention my parents. Together they provide the fourth leg of my stool, stabilizing me, keeping me from tipping over. But no Momma is an island, certainly not this one. I have benefited from the very personal help from some very professional people, to whom I want to publicly offer thanks. Last year I shared my top 11 Follow Fridays friends from 2011. This year I give you my top 12 Social Sunday peeps. [Read more…]

Miss Lori resolves to remain resolute in 2013

A year ago today I laid up in bed and started mapping out my intentions for 2012. I needed some focus and clarity of my energy, so I plotted a course of action for my year. I listed in detail 6 tasks that I felt were the top of my priority list to accomplish in order to spur forward progression in my personal and professional lives. Looking back and grading my outcome, I may have fell short of my literal goals, but overall I fell up, not down. [Read more…]