Jay Daughtry is available to facilitate staff retreats and team-building exercises in 2014. Exercises that focus on customer service, communication, storytelling, collaboration, innovation, and related topics include but are not limited to:
- Five Objects
- The Tattoo Question
- The Lemonade Stand
- The Novel
- Organization Idol
- Birthday Party DJ
- Undercover Boss
- The Lineup
- Bicycle Inc.
- Cartoon Characters
- Writing Your Story
- Best Places to Work
- Secret Millionaire
Similarly, ChatterBachs is now booking webinars, seminars, conference sessions, and keynote presentations on the following topics:
- Engage Like the Big Boys
- The Rise of Visual Social Media
- Connect Like You’re Getting Points for Prizes
- Communicate Like You’re Life Depended on It
- Collaborate for a Win-Win-Win
- Content Marketing Lessons from Major Brands
- Workplace Innovation Trends
- Customer Service- What Wows You
- Team-Building from Real Teams
- Innovate Like Silicon Valley
Sessions can be combined or customized for a given audience, and new topics will be developed upon request.
The first 25 session commitments for 2014 received prior to December 31, 2013 will receive a 10% discount off standard rates.
Please contact Jay Daughtry at email@example.com or 703.430.6411 with questions and for availability.
This month I had the privilege of having a guest article on social media appear in Quorum Magazine, a publication of the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute.
To read the article in its entirety, click here:
While it was written for professional community managers, lessons for all abound. Here are a few excerpts:
Visual social media is big and getting bigger all the time.
Commit to listening and engaging with your community.
Storytelling has gone to the amateur. You become the reporter, the editor, the storyteller, the photojournalist. People and organizations who capture what’s happening are rewarded with greater attention.
Think about campaigns and themes. Think about what you would find interesting. Be curious. Be spontaneous. Find a new angle on an old story.
Develop ways you can be a resource for your community. Pinterest is a great platform for this. You could put together boards on area restaurants or nearby activities.
Ask questions. Perfect for Twitter or Facebook, asking genuine questions and soliciting input is a great way to engage the community.
Think creatively and stay engaged on social media, and you’ll see both your online and offline presence strengthened in the community.
It’s the last day of July, and I realize that I haven’t written a blog post this month. Well, it’s not that I haven’t written one, it’s that they’ve gone elsewhere.
I even got to be a part of a JibJab, which, quite frankly, I didn’t even know what a JibJab was until I was featured in one!
I’ve also written a guest post which will appear in a DC-area magazine in October (more details on that at a future time).
Additionally, I’m working on a blog post and presentation for a flash learning session at ASAE Annual on “Content Marketing Lessons from Major Brands for Associations and Nonprofit Organizations”. I’m excited about the brands which are willing to talk about their successes for this work. I have a feeling that it’s not going to be a one time and we’re done kind of topic.
I’d also like to explore further the concept of walking meetings or sessions. What are the best cities or venues for walking sessions? How do presenters weave architecture, history, nature, scenery, etc. into the topic at hand? Have you had an experience with this concept? What are your thoughts and feedback?
I’ve advised more clients on visual social media in the past month than ever before. I’m excited about the ways businesses and nonprofits can use Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, and other platforms to better connect with and engage their audiences.
As always, I welcome your comments and feedback below or on Twitter.
08.06 Update: My flash learning session on content marketing lessons for associations at ASAE ’13 is today at10:45 am in Room B218.
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