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October 18, 201211:07 PM

A Death In The Family... Missing Michael O'Connor Clark tagged “Unconference”

I wish I knew Michael O'Connor Clark better. I joined Twist Image in 2002. The company already existed... sort of. Two of my business partners (Aubrey and Mick) were here (Mark joined us a couple of years after me).... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 9, 201211:22 AM

The Death Of The Unconference tagged “Unconference”

Does anyone remember the unconference? There was hope for collaboration and self-organizing groups, but it seems to have gone the way of the corporate spin machine. I was a massive proponent of the unconference movement (I still am!), but that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 3, 2011 9:06 AM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #76 tagged “Unconference”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Year One Labs, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 1, 2011 1:06 PM

Can Leaderless Organizations Win? tagged “Unconference”

Whether it's the Arab Spring, the Tea Party movement or Occupy Wall Street, what is it about leaderless organizations that makes it all seem so strange to us? In 2006, I made the six hour drive from Montreal to Boston... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 19, 201011:53 PM

Up Your Game tagged “Unconference”

There are many people who want to move ahead in Marketing. They want a better job. They want more pay. They want a better title. They want to manage more people. They want to work on more interesting business. I... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 25, 2010 1:22 PM

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention tagged “Unconference”

Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? My friends: Alistair Croll (BitCurrent, Rednod, GigaOM, Human 2.0, the author of Complete Web Monitoring and Managing Bandwidth:... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 15, 201011:54 PM

Is Social Media Right For Every Business? tagged “Unconference”

A great man once said, "Do or do not; there is no try." Fine, it wasn't a great man, but when Yoda said that now-classic line in The Empire Strikes Back, many a geek (myself included) nodded our heads as... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 31, 2010 6:27 PM

What You Can Do tagged “Unconference”

Do you realize the power you wield in the palms of your hands? I was just watching the documentary channel. The movie was ok (definitely not Academy Award winning material), but every piece of video footage, all of the audio... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 19, 2010 3:33 PM

4 Ways To Not Reek Of Desperation tagged “Unconference”

When you're desperate it's hard to win business, get that job, market a product or do anything (like find a mate). The trouble is that most people who are desperate, can't even muster up the levity to see, feel and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 21, 2009 6:59 PM

Two "Must See" Presentations From Web 2.0 Expo tagged “Unconference”

This past week was the Web 2.0 Expo in New York City. It was a great event. I was fortunate enough to have attended on both Wednesday and Thursday (I presented some new content at the unconference part of the... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 20, 2009 7:44 AM

Removing The Most Painful Question Potential Clients Always Ask tagged “Unconference”

"I'd like you to come into our offices and help us understand why we still need a website." You can remove the word "website" and interchange it with practically anything from, Twitter and YouTube to Facebook or a mobile website.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 19, 2009 8:13 AM

There's Nothing Like Pressing The Flesh tagged “Unconference”

One of the real ways to get ahead in these online channels is to take things offline. To meet people in their protein forms. To share, to learn, to build and to grow. Never forget that. There are still many... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 18, 2009 8:07 AM

Media Hacks Podcast #15 Is Now Live tagged “Unconference”

Episode #167 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast - which is also Media Hacks #15 - is now live and ready for you to listen to. As usual with episodes of Media Hacks, there is some... Read more

By Mitch Joel

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August 18, 2009 7:50 AM

SPOS #167 - Media Hacks #15 tagged “Unconference”

Welcome to episode #167 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. This is also episode #15 of Media Hacks. As usual, there is some language, so please keep in mind that this Podcast is not work safe.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 17, 2009 4:37 PM

It's A Matter Of Trust tagged “Unconference”

Every day people ask, "does Social Media really work?", "can it grow my business?" or "can you make any real money doing all of this stuff?" The truth is, there is only one way to answer "yes" to all of... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 18, 2009 8:57 AM

Re-imagining The Business Conference tagged “Unconference”

In August of last year, I wrote the Blog post, Changing Business Through The Unconference, that looked at a new kind of gathering in which individuals were connecting and collaborating online to create an event in the real-world that was... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 6, 2009 5:14 PM

On Selling (And Marketing) Books tagged “Unconference”

BookCamp Toronto is just about to wrap up. It was an amazing day that lived up to its tagline of being, "a conversation about the future of books, writing, publishing, and the book business in the digital age." If ever... Read more

By Mitch Joel


June 6, 2009 6:45 AM

The Most Valuable Book You Ever Read tagged “Unconference”

As BookCamp Toronto is about to start, it go me thinking about what, exactly, books are and what they really mean (why do people love them so much)? Lately, some very smart people (like Jeff Jarvis - author of What... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 31, 2009 7:13 AM

Sunday Papers – The Digital Edition tagged “Unconference”

"You can read it in the Sunday papers, Sunday papers." - Joe Jackson. There is something about the dawn on Sunday that makes it better than any other dawn of the week. It's a time of reflection on the week... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 24, 2009 6:26 AM

SPOS #157 - Media Hacks #10 tagged “Unconference”

Welcome to episode #157 of Six Pixels Of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast. Here is Media Hacks #10. Julien Smith is back from Japan. We recorded early on Friday morning and it was a great conversation about everything from... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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