Posts By Dannielle Blumenthal

New GovLoop Group for Community Cultivators

Today marks the re-launch of my open, free-to-join GovLoop group, Community Cultivators, formerly E2E (Employee-to-Employee Communication), as well as Online Communities Best Practices at LinkedIn. I hope you’ll join the conversation at either place, because online communities today represent the #1 opportunity to reach and influence a target audience, yet few understand the science of influencing their beliefsRead… Read more »

When Innovation Holds You Hostage

Everyone’s got ideas. My father-in-law has a million. They just pop out of his head the same way you and I breathe. Before any of us could spell “metrosexual,” Dad made his own “Magic Cream.” No chapped hands in the winter and nobody called him a girl. When we weren’t sure if the kids needed changing, DadRead… Read more »

How About UX For The Employees?

A thing isn’t a thing until it’s got a fancy technology acronym. Preferably one with an X. And so the simple idea that users should own the experience has one. Briefly, it’s the art and science (mostly science, they like to say) of optimizing the customer’s interaction with your digital properties. But I have toRead… Read more »

Management Lessons From Challah & Wine

The traditional Shabbos meal begins with wine and challah. Although they taste good, I never really understood why we bothered. * On the traditional deep purple wine, or grape juice often used in its stead. When you combine them with the also-traditional white tablecloth, get ready for someone to spill – and stains that neverRead… Read more »