Posts Tagged: needs

How To Motivate Your Online Community

During the final session of the online communities 101course we tackled the one question that every online community manager wants answered: What is the magic formula to motivating your members so that they engage with and create content. Govloop’s Engagement Strategist, Lauren Modeen (@exilauren); and GovDelivery’s Director of Engagement Services, Joseph Porcelli (@josephporcelli), discussed how… Read more »

The Hierarchy of Needs for Social Media Evangelists

This post originally appeared on my external blog, “Social Media Strategery.” What do you need from your job to succeed? Good salary? Short commute? Work/life balance? Everyone has their own dealbreakers and must-haves – what’s important to one person may not matter to another. These variables differ greatly from profession to profession too. I remember… Read more »

Everyone Deserves to Have Their Needs Met

Everyday I see it with my clients, colleagues, friends and in myself—there is “something” in our lives that we want, that we are not getting and it doesn’t feel good. It always has to do with a relationship, it may be a boss that doesn’t pay us what we feel we deserve, it may be… Read more »

Who Wants a Leadership Coach?

In a conversation with a colleague recently, we discussed the difference between needing and wanting. Needs are those things that are essential and important and, in truth, our needs are quite simple—food, shelter, water. With those basics met, we have everything we “need” to survive. Wants, on the other hand, are desires or wishes for… Read more »