I was listening to the radio the other day and the hosts were talking about the new movie Black Swan. I haven’t seen the movie yet, so no chance of me spoiling it for you. The hosts were saying that there is a scene so powerful it makes the whole movie worthwhile. This led them to talking about other movies in 2010 where an actor or actress really made a movie better by what they did in the scene.
I started thinking of that from a business perspective. In my own organization, my number one scene maker is my colleague Cathie Meyers. Since I started this job in February of this year, it’s been Cathie who supports and guides me. She’s also the one who has a sarcastic “jab” every time one is needed. She makes me laugh and makes every scene she’s involved in better.
From an online perspective, I was hoping you’d help me recognize the people who have made a difference and MADE our scene. I’ll list a few to get us started:
- Steve Browne- For bridging the online HR world with practitioners through his HR Net. If you’ve not seen it or want to be part of it, reach out to Steve today.
- Victorio Milian and Ben Eubanks– Always leaders in thinking of new ways to collaborate and bring people together, they created Project Social. Be sure to check it out if you haven’t already.
- Laurie Ruettimann and Mark Stelzner– This year they created the 1st ever online Career Summit. To have the vision and creativity to bring some outstanding voices together from the recruiting arena for the benefit of job seekers, these two deserve an award. They made the scene for sure!
So, there are a couple of mine. Think back through the year…..who made the scene better for you? Let’s recognize as many people as possible in the comments!