Here is what I love about Facebook and Twitter. You make an innocuous comment or state an opinion – for fun or for business – and a colleague picks up on it. All of a sudden, you are having a conversation, which may or may not grow into an idea that takes action.
Case in point: today I posted the following question on FB:
“Do you ever feel like you could just copy and paste communication plans from one business to another?”
The reason I posted the question? I was working on two business communication plans and the background were so similar, that it would have been too easy to just copy one and apply it to the other. It was asked in jest, but my friend Robert J Holland who blogs at Communication at Work, replied (somewhat in jest):