Podcast 4: You’re Only as Good as Your Engagement with Other People

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This week’s episode features our first guest in Chuck Hollis, Vice President and Global Marketing CTO for EMC. We end up exploring domains we’ve touched upon before – personal vs professional branding – then dig into more such as social media comfort levels.

Chuck’s a quotable kind of guy, so we took a few of our favorites to drop into this post. If you want to learn more, listen in!

 

It's good for you socially when you can overlap with your company's message.
It’s good for you socially when you can overlap with your company’s message.

 

 “The value is in the people doing the communicating, not with the people who are playing with the pipes.”

You can be annoying and vapid and banal in the real world. You can be annoying and vapid and banal in the online world just as easily.” 

I’m sometimes labeled as a Corporate Blogger – or sometimes worst! – “

[Time on Twitter] is the most efficient time you’ll spend.” 

 “We all have a lot of great thoughts. The act of having to write them down clarifies them.”

It's bad when you barely overlap with what your company believes in.
It’s bad when you barely overlap with what your company believes in.

“Metric tools do not substitute for critical thinking.”

“Our business runs off powerful ideas.” 

“Who I am is a little separate from what I do.”

 

And, my personal favorite: 

 

“This is the new career track that didn’t exist 10 years ago.”

 

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The EMC “cavemen explain social media policy” video we mentioned in the podcast:


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  1. […] to point out that the concept came from Chuck Hollis (VP and Global Marketing CTO at EMC) during a Geek Whisperer podcast she was participating in with him the previous week. Amy had asked him a question (at about the 17:45 mark) about forcing employees to participate in […]

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