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Mark Babbitt
Works at YouTern
Attended United States Air Force
Lives in Reno/Lake Tahoe, NV
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Are today's startup CEOs leveraging social media more effectively than old-school leaders? Or, just like their corporate counterparts, are they missing an opportunity to build their brands?
While startup CEOs are launching their company they must go big with their social presence. Because anything less isn't just a missed opportunity to build a brand -- it means they're just as anti-social as the old-school CEOs they might eventually co...
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Kimunya, the tension seems to come down to "fear of change". Old-school leaders were taught to be decisive, even autocratic; to actively listen and communicate is counter to their training. Ultimately, not every leader is going to embrace social... which is why we say in 'A World Gone Social' that "attrition is our best friend." 
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Are today's startup CEOs leveraging social media more effectively than old-school leaders? Or, just like their corporate counterparts, are they missing an opportunity to build their brands?
While startup CEOs are launching their company they must go big with their social presence. Because anything less isn't just a missed opportunity to build a brand -- it means they're just as anti-social as the old-school CEOs they might eventually co...
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+Mark Babbitt what can I do to help make that happen?? Here to support! 
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'A World Gone Social' is going global... our first ever interview from Africa with +Kimunya Mugo of Kenya!
 
In their book 'A World Gone Social', Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt engage us with how important is is for companies to adapt to survive. Social media is playing an ever bigger role in the way companies function. From recruitment of new staff to how senior executives behave.

How is your company, organization or even yourself adapting in this social age? Check out this interview with +Ted Coiné and +Mark Babbitt 
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Honored +Mark Babbitt...
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Thrilled to say that +Ted Coiné and I will be on +Deb Scott, BA, CPC's show on November 18th! Thank you, +Irene Becker, for the kind introduction!
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I really enjoyed this interview with +Mitchell Levy and Michael Procopio of Thought Leader Life. Grab a cup of coffee and listen in as +Ted Coiné and I talk 'A World Gone Social'...
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Grateful for the support of good friends and respected colleagues. Thank you, +Deborah Mills-Scofield and +Irene Becker!
 
Must read new book from +Mark Babbitt & +Ted Coiné  - Social isn't an option - and it's also a joy - right +Vala Afshar ?  
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Gosh, you are so welcome +Mark Babbitt  Grateful for your important work and contribution!
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My newest post on YouTern takes a look at the career skills that will be required by employers in the Social Age. Among them: social leadership, relentless giving and ambassadorship. Your thoughts? Do you look for these skills now?
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Thanks Mark for posting such bliss!
I will gladly review and provide more feedback tomorrow
Warm blessings
Johann
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Mark Babbitt

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Are today's startup CEOs leveraging social media more effectively than old-school leaders? Or, just like their corporate counterparts, are they missing an opportunity to build their brands?
While startup CEOs are launching their company they must go big with their social presence. Because anything less isn't just a missed opportunity to build a brand -- it means they're just as anti-social as the old-school CEOs they might eventually co...
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Are today's startup CEOs leveraging social media more effectively than old-school leaders? Or are they missing an opportunity to build their brands just like their corporate counterparts?
While startup CEOs are launching their company they must go big with their social presence. Because anything less isn't just a missed opportunity to build a brand -- it means they're just as anti-social as the old-school CEOs they might eventually co...
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As busy as life is, this is going in the calendar...
 
#Cloud is changing more than just computing.. It's changing communication, how we do business, how companies innovate and much more...

Cloud has a NEW voice and its YOURS the community... 

Join my newest community #CloudTalk weekly starting Oct 2nd!

Stay tuned for more updates and information and follow the hashtag #CloudTalk  on social media! 

#cloudcomputing   #Cloud   #Tech   #SocialMedia   #TwitterChats  
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If you want to see a group of people who love what they do for a living, you must check out this G+ Hangout with +Johann Gauthier +Tal Shnall +Ted Coiné and our friends as we talk about the impact of the Social Age on business, customers and each other.
 
A World Gone Social! Rockstar Series with +Ted Coiné +Mark Babbitt +Johann Gauthier +Suzanne Daigle +Sue Elliott +Jane Anderson Tune in to the Dream Team of Social Leaders Thriving together.
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Yeah! I second that guys ;)
Right back at ya!
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+Ted Coiné will be on 9-19... join us?
 
Hey! Do you have plans on 9/11, 9/19, or 9/29?? I hope you do after you read this post at +Weaving Influence!   #FreeWebinars  

Sign up for some great webinars, and learn from +dialogueworks, +Ted Coiné, +Mark Babbitt, +Ken Blanchard, and +Great Leaders Serve during the month of September - all for FREE!!     
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Education
  • United States Air Force
    Engineering, 1978 - 1982
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Kids and dogs love me... old-school adults, sometimes not so much.
Introduction
Mark Babbitt is the CEO and Founder of YouTern, a community that enables young talent to become highly employable by connecting them to high-impact internships, mentors and contemporary career advice. Created right here in northern Nevada, YouTern has received national attention: Mashable calls YouTern a “Top 5 Online Community for Starting YourCareer” while Forbes has named the Nevada start-up a “Top Website for Your Career”.
Bragging rights
Father of 5, grandfather of 2 and husband of the woman who tolerates me (barely). Mentor advocate, keynote speaker and blogger to Huffington Post, Alltop and Under30CEO. Mark has been honored to be named to GenJuice’s list of “Top 100 Most Desirable Mentors” and was recently featured on the list of “Top 10 Gen Y Experts” by Career Bliss, HR Examiner’s “Top 25 Trendspotters in HR” and several top blogger lists, including JobMob’s “Top Career Bloggers of 2012”.
Work
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CEO, Speaker and Blogger
Employment
  • YouTern
    CEO and Founder, 2010 - present
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Reno/Lake Tahoe, NV