The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move.

The New LinkedIn Looks Just Like Facebook. Smart Move.

Linkedin just gave its desktop UI the full Beverly Hills makeover. This wasn’t a nip-and-tuck or a light rhinoplasty. It was a shave-some-bone-and-redistribute-some-toochis-fat overhaul to make the professional social network look like its frenemy, Facebook. It is a welcome upgrade to a kludgy design that even company co-founder Reid Hoffman once conceded “needed work.” The site is cleaner, faster, and a whole lot easier …

The reality of online influence and the only thing that matters

The reality of online influence and the only thing that matters

I used to be a big shot. My corporate life was a frenzy of activity. I was getting hundreds of emails a day, conference calls at all times of day and night, and lots of new opportunities and recognition. But I had also been dabbling in some entrepreneurial side businesses and, once I my kid’s college tuition was paid for, …