Cisco Live Las Vegas: Behind-the-scenes with Cisco’s Allison Putnam
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Cisco’s Advocacy Manager, Allison Putnam, shares her impressions from Cisco Live Las Vegas.
When Preparation meets Advocacy + Sponsorship, Opportunity is Created
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Amber, Supply Chain Project Manager, shares her story of how mentorship, sponsorship, and advocacy at Cisco helped her to grow her career and find a role where her strengths shined.
Teaching New Skills & Embracing Talent from Everywhere Fuels Growth in a Rapidly Changing Digital Economy
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There is growing recognition that today’s uncertainty around the economy and job creation ultimately comes down to people and what we can do for them in these times. People are at the heart of growing the new digital economy and we have to put them first in our practices and policies so that we can unlock their innovation and keep our economies growing.
What Advocacy and My Yoga Pants Have in Common
3 min read
I have been getting a lot of questions about advocacy so I want to take a few minutes to share my thoughts. I often hear people use the terms “influencers” and “advocates” interchangeably. While there are similarities between these two groups, in my opinion they’re not necessarily one and the same. You may have a […]
A Chapter from My Unwritten Book: Social Media Planning (Part 2)
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Last week, I shared basic enablement, intelligence, engagement and measurement practices. This week’s presentation focuses on some advanced practices in the areas of intelligence, engagement, advocacy and measurement. By no means is this list complete so please feel free to add your two cents in the Comment box below. The more we share, the more we can influence how […]