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Leadership in a digital world

A great blog from Derek Brown looking at why and how leaders can make use of social media. Derek shares his own experience of using Twitter and the benefits he has seen for engagement along with information sharing and gathering.

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Where is your Social Media party?

I really enjoyed this post by first time contributor Andy Johnson. Andy looks at different social media platforms of Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and blogging and compares them to different rooms at a really good house party. Which room would you be socialising and networking

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A training environment for Twitter (part 2)

Kenny McDonald starts his post with recommending that you read a post by someone else first – Part 1 of ‘A training environment for Twitter by Graham Budd. He advocates a cautious approach, and raises the issue of digital exclusion. A

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A Training Environment for Twitter (Part 1)

Graham Budd writes the first of a two-part series of posts about a training people to use Twitter for work. Graham writes this first part, and Kenny McDonald  writes the second part. A Training Environment for Twitter (Part 1) by Graham Budd.

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Falls Prevention with @clareRCGP on Twitter

Claire OT has given us her top 10 tips for falls prevention in her blog, which includes a downloadable PDF that you can download. Clair crowdsourced these tips on Twitter by useing the #fallschat hashtag. Read on and learn more!

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Twitter: Looking Back Looking Forward

Elaine Hunter reflects on her first 10 months on Twitter and first 5 months of blogging. She also looks forward to her new job at Alzheimer Scotland and raising awareness about dementia and the many ways in which allied health professionals

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Posted in blogging, communicating, family, leadership, mental health, social media, working practices

A Tweet in the Life

We like this idea from Susan Munro who has blogged about a week showcasing the work she has undertaken, the twist is Susan shares a typical week as tweets and only uses 140 characters. A Tweet in the Life by Susan Munro  

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