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Spark Positive Thoughts

Spark Positive Thoughts

A recent study showed that Twitter followers enjoy following people who tweet positively.  “Expressing negative sentiments in tweets is the second most harmful factor to growing a Twitter audience,” say researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology. They speculate about why: “This might be because Twitter is a medium dominated by very weak social ties, and negative sentiment from strangers Continue reading

Be Positive: Ten Positive Women Totally Rocking Social Media

Be Positive: Ten Positive Women Totally Rocking Social Media

For the final article in my Be Positive series, I want to share some of the positive women that I love in my social world.  These bright ladies are some of the shining stars I see each day when I sign on my computer. They have similar qualities: great leaders, helpful, and are all hard workers however; each also possess unique talents which make them standout in the socialsphere. Choosing to be Continue reading

Be Positive: Books to Nurture Your Positive Spirit

Be Positive: Books to Nurture Your Positive Spirit

Last week I wrote about Why Your Social Media Persona Really Does Matter and for part two in this Be Positive series I want to share some resources to help nurture your positive spirit.  If your spirit is dragging due to stress, responsibilities or just plain old life, giving it a boost with some positive vibes can get you back on track. Alternatively, if your spirit is strong and glowing keep the Continue reading

Be Positive: Why Your Social Media Persona Really Does Matter

Be Positive: Why Your Social Media Persona Really Does Matter

What is your social media persona? It's how people see you in all your online presence rolled into a big ball. It's the text in your bio, your social media avatar, all the visual elements, and last but not least what you say, of course, counts as well. Using all these pieces, snap decisions are made to follow you or not. Let's look at how you can create a social media persona worth Continue reading

Pondering: Negative Schmegative

Pondering: Negative Schmegative

Today's pondering is about being negative. Nope. Scratch that — it is about taking the negative for a positive spin! Only in the world of mathematics do two negatives multiply into a positive. ― Abby Morel So much of life is attitude! Did you wake up feeling grouchy? Ok, it happens. What YOU choose to do about it is what matters. Are you going to hop on Twitter and complain or post Continue reading