Geeta Nayyar: Social Media and HealthCare IT

Posted on April 22, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Geeta Nayyar, Principle Medical Officer at Vangent, Inc. and George Washington University Professor , forecasts where healthcare IT will be in the next 10 years and how social media relates to her work in the healthcare IT industry.

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Paul Leslie: Using Personal Brand For Competitive Advantage

Posted on April 20, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Paul Leslie, a seasoned professional in building companies to market value and founder of Sydalco Consulting, talks about why giving back to your community is important in building a personal brand. Leslie also explains how maintaining relationships is critical in achieving a competitive advantage and up-to-date information in your industry.

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Technologist Bob Gourley: Blogs, LinkedIn, Twitter

Posted on April 17, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Bob Gourley, founder of Crucial Point, LLC and named one of the “Top 25 Most Fascinating Communicators in Government IT” by the Gov2.0 community GovFresh in 2010, explains the most efficient ways to use Twitter and LinkedIn.  Bob is all over the net these days, and in doing so is building a brand, visit his website here

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Charles Church of Sevatec: Personal Brand, LinkedIn

Posted on April 13, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Charles Church, cybersecurity expert and vice president at Sevatec, Inc. explains how to balance transparency and privacy in social networking as well as why he uses LinkedIn.

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Sid Fuchs of INDUS: Valuable Networking/Personal Brand

Posted on April 8, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Sid Fuchs, senior adviser at INDUS, Corp, elaborates on his diverse background in intelligence, national security and defense. Fuchs believes that in order to be successful your personal and professional brand must be the same and that social media is becoming increasingly relevant, but will never replace old-fashion networking.

Look for Fuchs’ book about how to effectively network in the coming months.

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2011 Dare To Dream Gala: Come Support Young Entrepreneurs!

Posted on April 6, 2011, by , under Events.

Executive Director of Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) for the D.C. region, Julie Kantor, discusses the 14th annual Dare To Dream Gala and how you and your business can get involved.

Please tell us about the 2011 Dare to Dream Gala organized by NFTE.

Bringing Washington’s Entrepreneurial ECO-SYSTEM together to support a new generation of entrepreneurs

NFTE DC Region’s Dare to Dream Gala is one of Washington DC’s biggest and most exciting networking events that supports youth entrepreneurship. In addition to networking with 800 top entrepreneurs and business leaders in the Washington area, you will have the opportunity to purchase products and services from student-owned businesses while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Here the students will demonstrate the lessons they have learned by exhibiting their businesses and by offering their unique products and services.

This is an evening full of passion, commitment, and hope where you see students Dare to Dream!

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HealthCare IT’s Harry Greenspun: How To Effectively Use Social Media and Networking

Posted on April 4, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Harry Greenspun, healthcare IT professional and Chief Medical Officer at Dell, talks about why your personal and professional brand should be the same and how to build a meaningful and engaging online presence. Greenspun also believes that working in a variety of settings has allowed him to make meaningful connections.

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The DoD’s Jack Holt: Social Media In Government

Posted on April 1, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Jack Holt of Defense Media Activity gives to-the-point answers regarding what social media is to him and how it is viewed by the U.S. Department of Defense. Holt also expresses caution with the future of social media in our government.

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Tien Wong of Opus8 On Personal Brand, Food and Twitter News

Posted on March 30, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Tien Wong, CEO of the Silver Spring-based private investment firm Opus8 and Lore Systems, explains why you need an online presence, and how social media has helped him promote his business. Wong also describes his most recent venture, a news website focused on technologgical innovation that is connected to Twitter.

check out The Tien Wong Times here!

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Becca Willcox of Capital Grille: Establishing Relationships And Personal Brand

Posted on March 22, 2011, by , under Featured Interview.

Becca Willcox, Sales and Marketing Manger at the Capital Grille, speaks about how to build your brand while working in the service industry as well as how to maintain professional relationships. Willcox is also working towards raising $1 million dollars for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Capital Grill and local businesses in the Northern Virginia Area.

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