Category: Tech/Media

How do You Define Connection?

What is Connection | Kenny Silva | Faith in LeadershipAn entrepreneur cannot survive without connections. I am intimately acquainted with this concept. If I didn’t know people, then people wouldn’t know me. This is a very scary reality for a business owner because people generally want to hire people they know.

This idea got me thinking about my connections:

  • Who do I know?
  • How do I know this person?
  • How well do I know them?
  • How close are we?

Our new world of social media (love that term) has really muddied the concept of “connection.” We’ve got all these different levels of connecting and varying social norms/rules that go along with each level. It can all get very confusing very quickly…

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Come See Me at BarCamp: Nashville 2010

I’ll be speaking at BarCamp:Nashville 2010 on October 16th at Cadillac Ranch. BarCamp is a FREE un-conference that caters to Nashville’s tech and media crowds. There are tons of great sessions with plenty of amazing content for attendees to gather. Not to mention, it’s a fantastic place to network with Nashville’s best and brightest. For more information, check out http://www.barcampnashville.org.

My session, specifically, will be all about how churches and non-profits can and do use social media to fuel their efforts. From tweeting to blogging, I’ve seen these organizations use social media to their advantage in building followers, connecting supporters, and organizing projects. If you’d like to read more about my session or to sign up, visit http://www.barcampnashville.org/bcn10/session/saving-world-140-characters-time-social-media-tool-inspiring-change.