This article was originally published on Inc. Masters on February 8, 2021. Several years ago, my leadership team encouraged me to endorse the creation of “core values” for our organization, Ignite Social Media. At the time, we had been functioning well and growing regularly, and my...

Wow. What a decade this past year has been. As 2020 is now in hindsight, it will live in infamy as one of the most perplexing years of the modern era.  With murder hornets, African dust storms blanketing Puerto Rico, and a biblical plague of...

Perhaps someday the challenges facing women in a COVID-impacted workplace will be no different than those facing men. But today that's just not the case. While 10% of people experienced joblessness of at least one week because of caretaking, that number jumps to 61% for...

Agency life is stressful during good times and bad. When things are good, growth can happen faster than hiring and onboarding can keep up. When things are bad, people know that their jobs might be at risk. It’s rare for an agency to be in...

Wow, the older we get (we’re 10 now!) and the more fun we have, the faster time seems to fly by. It seems like just a few months ago that we ushered in 2017, but it’s really almost over. Not for naught, though, because there’s...

Adoption of Twitter by CEOs may not have been the shortest timeline in social media. However, many CEOs from companies of all sizes are seeing the benefits of maintaining a personal presence on Twitter. As is the case with any slice of Twitter users, some...

The BIG Ignite Mystery Trip has finally come and gone, and I've been tasked to somehow summarize this amazing trip. Where to start? With so many memories behind me, this is something that is not easily achieved. So, as I sit here on the plane...

It’s that time of year again. The time when there’s a chill in the air and the entire office seems to have a case of the winter blues. Hopefully, you have survived the hectic holidays, embraced your winter body and paid up your Netflix account....

It's been almost 20 years since social media came to existence. While it took some time to really take off, social media users currently spend an average of two hours a day on social sites according to GlobalWebIndex. What's more, they're also using more networks,...

July 2nd. It's a day that we hold in high regard around these parts. What exactly happened on July 2nd? 1941 Joe DiMaggio breaks Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak (45th of 56) 1956 Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel" 1972 "Fiddler on the Roof"...