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My creative friends have creative kids. :)
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Some of the best boardgames of all time came out in just the past few years. A creative revolution is going on at the tabletop. Want to learn about dynamic new games for all ages... from the perspective of a five year old? You're in luck.
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Soft sexism, everyday sexism, unconscious bias. It matters. 

"It’s basically having everything you do be treated as less relevant, brilliant, important, or worth consideration. I’ve been called not bubbly enough. I’ve been told my complaint about a coworker was a personal beef and not objective. I’ve been asked to do silent work again and again to prop up the work of men without recognition or credit for it. I’ve had ideas stolen outright by men and watched them garner high praise for them.

I’ve asked friends about their own experiences: one lamented being one of the few women on a team and getting a text that a certain coworker would really like cookies for their birthday. Another remembered just noticing “coincidences,” like how the majority of middle management were women, while all the VPs were men. A woman told me she’d recently been asked to hold someone “emotionally accountable” for a project. The fuck. Another said in meetings she is always assumed to have taken notes, even though it’s not at all part of her job description."

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If you are a working woman who has read anything about the Ellen Pao discrimination case, your reaction has likely been one of unease and disappointment. Turns out that soft sexism—something very real, likely something you’ve experienced personally—is a slippery thing to prove in a court of law. But that doesn’t mean we should stop talking about it.
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If you make art, not content, watch this.

"You are not a 'content creator.'" youtu.be/MeparJ4dyBI
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For many years, the Mission has been the battleground for protests over evictions, tech shuttles, gentrification and the soaring cost of living. The Mission's longtime residents are struggling to make businesses work, fighting to keep a foothold in their homes and coping with an unprecedented influx of wealth. For them, the shift is far more nuanced than catchy protest slogans. #AChangingMission
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Some SEO and content creation pointers that will help you kick off 2015. I hope they help you. :) 
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Going through old posts and old slides fixing my blog today, and finding fun gems from past keynotes and classes — like …
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My dog wants you to read my latest (well, first) LinkedIn post.
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Reading: #feminism #tech
As someone who moved to San Francisco about a year ago from Dallas, I was really struck by how progressive everything here was. Silicon Valley seems to be the
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"And some trolls are explicit about it. “If you can’t handle it, get off the internet.” That’s a persistent refrain my colleagues and I hear when we confront our harassers. But why? Why don’t YOU get off the internet? Why should I have to rearrange my life – and change careers, essentially – because you wet your pants every time a woman talks?"

Reading: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/02/what-happened-confronted-cruellest-troll-lindy-west?utm_source=nextdraft&utm_medium=email
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This is a brilliant piece. I have the This American Life piece queued up on my computer ready for listening.
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Street Books has become an important resource for homeless men and women seeking reading materials -- and a connection.
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The tab for excessive global infrastructure spending is coming due. Can innovation save the day? http://bit.ly/McKInfStrain
A huge spending tab looms. The financial pressures will prompt nations to think creatively about their needs. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Content Marketing, Emerging Media and Business Specialist, Author, Speaker, Teacher, Seeker, Doer
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  • McKinsey & Company
    Social Media Editor, 2014 - present
  • Story Engage
    Author, Content Marketer, 2014 - 2015
  • Director of Content and Founder Magnitude Media; Leslie Poston, Writing, Speaking
    2004 - 2014
  • Mashable, Blorge, Profy, Lost in Technology, More
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Full stack marketer, storyteller, digital connector, tattoo enthusiast, music lover, bookworm, wine and whiskey aficionado, foodie, kettlebelle
Introduction

Author: Social Media Metrics for Dummies (June 2012, Wiley) BUY NOW!   (Like it? Review it!)

Author: Grande Guide To Social Advertising DOWNLOAD / READ

Contributor: Social Media ProBook DOWNLOAD / READ

Co-Author: the original Twitter for Dummies (June 2009, 2012 Wiley) Note: 2015 edition has new coauthors! Check them out.

Past Author Credits: Mashable, Profy, Blorge, StyleCareer, Eloqua, IMN, BzzAgent, Salesforce

I want to help your business tell your best story, then show you how to measure the results.

You can find me most frequently on Twitter @leslie (Say hi! I love making new connections.)

If you need help with marketing and with organizing your business around social results in all departments, tracking metrics or knocking your content marketing out of the park, call me. I'd love to help.

For a glimpse at the other things I do, check out my website (or just hit me up on social media and start a conversation with me about it - that's the real deal.)

Do you wonder what to start a conversation with? That's easy! I'm into music, books, movies, politics, psychology, sports and more. Find me and tell me what you're into. I want to know.

If you are here about the books I've written, or to collaborate on a writing project, hit me up on my web site.

Oh, I'm also the Social Media Editor for McKinsey & Company. I love what I do.

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