Strategic Comms, Pt 21: Why Communication is a Core Competence of Managerial Leaders

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When discussing the core competencies of managerial leaders, communication must always be included because it is the basis upon which all core competencies are conveyed. In fact, Peter Drucker, the management guru, stated that 60% of all management problems are the result of poor communication.

Social Media Tips for developers, Part 2: Be real, don’t be faceless!

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If you’re going to try to engage the local populace through Twitter, Facebook or any of the other myriad tools out there, it’s essential that that engagement be on a person-to-person level.

Hey! Anyone know how California will reduce greenhouse emissions?

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ULI decided to nationally endorse SB375, a California bill that attempts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the Golden State. Not that I am supportive or against the legislation, but I am more unsure of how it is going to be interpreted by California lawmakers and courts. Of note, the current Republican gubernatorial candidate and likely nominee, Meg Whitman, has called for a moratorium on AB 32, the 2006 California law that calls for lowering emissions standards by 25 percent.