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  1. John White, MBA

    John White, MBA

    It always helps when @Inc tweets my articles. Feel free to click through to the post to see what I have to say about the beBee Brand Ambassador program. Buzz on and goodnight from Colorado!
    John White, MBA
    Inc. on Twitter
    twitter.com โ€œTo boost your career land a side gig as a Brand Ambassador. @juanblanco76...


    David B. Grinberg
    22/02/2017 #6 David B. Grinberg
    This is an excellent read, John, filled with solid advice for potential ambassadors. A nice primer!
    Terrance Upham
    21/02/2017 #5 Terrance Upham
    A college degree is a tool used for economic prosperity
    Terrance Upham
    21/02/2017 #4 Terrance Upham
    Don't trust anybody DTA
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    21/02/2017 #3 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Wonderful article @John White, MBA, well articulated, thanks for the tag- sharing!
  2. Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    For sale. Limited quanties on hand. Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
  3. ProducerJim Murray

    Jim Murray

    The Critical Importance Of Family In Todayโ€™s World of Weirdness
    The Critical Importance Of Family In Todayโ€™s World of WeirdnessAs many of you know I have just lost a part of my immediate family. My brother-in law (sans the in-law), Bob Twidle.Yesterday my sister Sharon, Bobโ€™s wife, came over and picked up my wife Heather who is going to stay with her for a couple of days,...


    Robert Cormack
    20/02/2017 #17 Robert Cormack
    Nice thoughts,@Jim Murray. Agree totally.
    Donald Grandy
    20/02/2017 #16 Donald Grandy
    Thank you for sharing @Jim Murray. Beautiful thoughts and reflections.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #15 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Beautiful family @Jim Murray and love is the greatest asset/gift we could ever receive on planet earth. Sending good thoughts during this difficult time to you and your family.
    Milos Djukic
    20/02/2017 #14 Anonymous
    Thank you @Jim Murray!
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    20/02/2017 #13 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    "Because a family is the core energy unit of the universe." That is the greatest single line that any human being can speak and is privileged to know. I was in a hotel in Belgium that faced what was clearly the National Stadium of the Belgium football team and its name was the King Baudouin Stadium. It was just a curiousity that my hotel was opposite it.

    It is when I took a walk and there was a tram line next to it, that I saw the station name "Heysel". I never connected the two but now I had realized that this was the Heysel Stadium were so many Italian football fans died. The stadium had been rebuilt and now they called it King Baudouin Stadium. From that moment, the stadium I saw from hotel window had a totally different meaning.

    Soccer is a tribal thing, but death brings everything down to brass tacks. There was a European final that should have been a showpiece game but crowd disturbance between Liverpool and Juventus supporters led to a poorly designed stadium becoming a death-trap and many Juventus supporters were crushed to death on that day. It is not as if this tragedy was simply an Italian one, immediately the game of football was immaterial, it was the loved one's lost that were important.

    Unfortunately tragedy struck Liverpool supporters years later in a FA Cup match in Hillsborough :

    So began a long fight for justice for the Hillsborough tragedy families and a 27 year struggle for truth

    They were vindicated but what can never be brought back are the individual family members. It showed to me, that for all we talk about tribal this and social that - each of those lost loved one's mattered and everything else was secondary.

    Family matters.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    20/02/2017 #11 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    This is a beautiful post, Jim. One of your best.
    Paul Walters
    19/02/2017 #10 Paul Walters
    @Jim Murray Love indeed conquers all !
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    18/02/2017 #9 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    Itโ€™s your tribe and as long as they are together, you know you feel complete.

    What a beautiful way to emphasise the importance of family and yes No matter what family comes first and just being with them makes us feel complete. They complete the reason for our existence.

    My heart goes out to you @Jim Murray I cannot tell you I know you feel because I believe Noone can ! I know that you are the only comforter to yourself. But I would say that You make beBee a better place for many and you are loved by all.
    Praying for your family and you during this difficult time. Much love to all !
    David B. Grinberg
    18/02/2017 #7 David B. Grinberg
    Jim, again please accept my most heartfelt sympathy for your loss. I lost my father several years ago, with whom I had an extremely close lifelong bond. He always took care of me and had my back growing up and even thereafter. Thus, when his health began failing, I moved him -- at his request and my urging -- from the many mediocre hospitals of South Florida to one of the world's best hospital near me. I got him into a special geriatric unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Perhaps I'll write about this at length in my own post at some point. But my point here is that, like so many, I know the hollow feeling of loss and feel for you during such a difficult time. Again, please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers -- and that of so many other bees, I'm sure. God Bless You, Jim. You are a wise man, outstanding writer and communicator, and an overall good soul. In short, YOU make beBee a better place for all. Lastly, I would reiterate what you wrote above for everyone to ponder:
    "In todayโ€™s โ€˜divide and conquerโ€™ world there are so many forces working to divide us. Ideologically, by religion, by race, by ethnicity and by โ€˜have and have notโ€™ standards.
    And many people fall prey to these forces, all of which, at their root, are powered by hate and the need to make us dependent on a system and not each other."
    Don ๐Ÿ Kerr
    18/02/2017 #6 Don ๐Ÿ Kerr
    @Jim Murray Peace my friend.
    Todd Jones
    18/02/2017 #5 Todd Jones
    Beautiful expression of some heavy hearted, big picture contemplation, Jim. My condolences, and sincere wish that those close to you take this time to consider those things that really matter in our all to brief go-round.
    Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    18/02/2017 #4 Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    Very true what you say, @Jim Murray Although at times I have endured bad words, not only me, to my wife, that still hurts more. We have proved to be with the tribe. Love is something you give, without worrying that it will return.
    Jim Murray
    18/02/2017 #3 Jim Murray
    #1 Thanks@ Joyce Bowen.
    Gerald Hecht
    18/02/2017 #2 Gerald Hecht
    It's incomprehensibly weird when the death arrives and one sees the chain of family swinging...dangling; all links are vital and when we lose one; things are never gonna be what they were --the (for me) weirdest part in the immediate aftermath are the sounds of people's "well mannered utterances" of condolence...the fact is that it just sucks...and the chain of family is dangling ...and vulnerable.
    Joyce Bowen
    18/02/2017 #1 Joyce Bowen
    "This love is the room thatโ€™s always there for kids to sleep in. This love is the ride to wherever anybody really needs to go. This love is the bail money, you get by hook or by crook. This love is the feeling you get when your family is all in one place together, just being with each other." So beautifully put... Thanks for your thoughts.
  4. ProducerGert Scholtz

    Gert Scholtz

    Five Super beBee Commentators
    Five Super beBee CommentatorsThere are many who write superb Producer posts on beBee. But there are a few whose commentaries are always outstanding. They consistently engage over a wide span of interests and with many diverse Bees. Their ability to contribute insight, expand a...


    Gert Scholtz
    21/02/2017 #54 Gert Scholtz
    @Juan Imaz @Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador Many thanks for your complimentary comment to the post - appreciated! These are five amazing Bees and there are many more buzzing away on beBee. @Michele Williams Thank for reading and sharing Michelle.
    Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    21/02/2017 #53 Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    #43 Dear @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher, yes, that's me โ€“ nice and curious person with a strong desire to learn! ๐Ÿค— Thanks for your kind words and your warm and welcoming presence on this platform. I like what you said in the previous comment, โ€œTogether, we all make a great team.โ€œ Yes, we are, and teamwork is necessary requirement for success and wins.
    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    20/02/2017 #52 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    @Gert Scholtz is my #6 Super Bee Commentator, he left his name off but I need to add. He has a great warmth & clarity to his posts & is always very kind!!
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #51 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #30 @Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic I agree with you, there is no reason to be rude or demeaning of others. It's much easier to be kind. There are many great contributors on beBee, yourself included! I haven't run across you on here lately. As I've told others, maybe it's because most of the time I am on here after 12 am EST USA. I've always enjoyed your comments, your a very nice person with great intellect as well :))
    Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    20/02/2017 #50 Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    #44 Dear Debasish, thank you for your flattering comment. Just like dear Manjit said, I see Flow, Appreciation, Contribution, Equanimity (FACE) in all its glory within your buzzes. :)

    Juan Imaz
    20/02/2017 #49 Juan Imaz
    It is a great pleasure sharing the path with these 5 bees and the other ones that are contributing to beBee with their amazing attitude. This includes you @Gert Scholtz!
    Gert Scholtz
    20/02/2017 #48 Gert Scholtz
    @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit Thank you for the kind comment Manjit. I like your acronym FACE: Flow, Appreciation, Contribution and Equanimity, which describes not only the human heart but also the heart of beBee.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    20/02/2017 #47 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #46 FACE forward!

    I absolutely love this acronym.
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    20/02/2017 #46 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    #42 Gert, the question I ponder is in appreciating this love or respect, is how does it flow in 7 billion different ways?
    The power of a network increases by its size and so it is I am a student of the human being, of which one systemic flow is the human heart. Flow, Appreciation, Contribution, Equanimity - for me spells FACE. I see this face in all its glory within this buzz.
    Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa
    20/02/2017 #45 Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa
    Agree !!!
    debasish majumder
    20/02/2017 #44 debasish majumder
    #30 you are equally a very precious affinity bee @Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic! i always love your sincere engagement and comment madam.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #43 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #42 I'd like to thank you @Gert Scholtz for this. I want to thank everyone sincerely for their lovely comments. Together, we all make a great team. I appreciate so many of you, more than I can express! Please don't hesitate to tag me if there is a buzz you'd like to see shared. I miss a lot and there are times I find a great article (buzz) which was written possibly 4-5 days prior or I miss many all together. I'm here to help others succeed because I choose to and enjoy it!! So many talented people on beBee and it's great to see the growth. Again, thank you everyone, for your kind comments.
    Gert Scholtz
    20/02/2017 #42 Gert Scholtz
    Many thanks to all that have commented. I would like to draw the attention of @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit @Ken Boddie @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher @David B. Grinberg to the encouraging comments you received from many Bees below.
    Gert Scholtz
    20/02/2017 #41 Gert Scholtz
    #38 Thank you Super Duper Bee @Milos Djukic . As you and others correctly point out, there are many other buzzing commentators who can be highlighted. (cc @Aleta Curry @debasish majumder )
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #40 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    I just want to state for the record: I have a few good friends on here who I would feel very comfortable meeting in person as well. That said, I tend to comment after 12 am EST US and I probably miss many posts. I read and relevant many who I don't know at all, I even relevant posts which I don't necessarily understand but I feel others will find great value in. I try my hardest (sincerely) to repost other's material no matter who you are. I think many of us do and possibly due to time differences among Countries others aren't seeing those posts many of us repopulate. Everyone matters to me on beBee :))
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #39 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Oh I hate when I forget to relevant a buzz. I'm glad Javier liked a comment on this because I re-visited and found I forgot to relevant it. DONE! LOL :))
    Milos Djukic
    20/02/2017 #38 Anonymous
    Including @Gert Scholtz and many more, of course...
    Milos Djukic
    20/02/2017 #37 Anonymous
    All of these aforementioned people are the embodiment of knowledge, courtesy and kindness. What else do we need? Kudos!
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    20/02/2017 #36 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    here here! to all five!
    Milos Djukic
    20/02/2017 #35 Anonymous
    A great person deserves no less. Thank you @Gert Scholtz!
  5. ProducerLisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Why beBee and How it's Possible To Go "Beyond Virtual"
    Why beBee and How it's Possible To Go "Beyond Virtual" Some people join beBeeย to network with others who not only share common interests but they make true connections with these people which has led to new opportunities for Business.ย One example that came to mind is a Conference that Sarah Elkinsย is...


    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    21/02/2017 #49 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #48 With matching outfits? The men can wear dresses! And I will bring you a shovel @Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams haha
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    21/02/2017 #48 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    #34 Okay, so what would be funny is a partner swap dance. Everyone does a video dancing with a shovel, then the shovel is passed to the next dancer (off camera of course ) and it looks like we're all dancing with the same shovel! hahahahaha! OH, I don't have a snow shovel...shoot, can't do it. LOL
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #47 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #46 Hi @Sarah Elkins, I know NLV will be a success! I can't wait to hear about it and yes, please live stream. Sorry I'm going to miss meeting many of you including Karthik and @Susan Rooks. When you come up with a date for the next NLV please let me know right away. I really want to make it to the next one! I agree, hard to believe it's just in a few days.
    Sarah Elkins
    20/02/2017 #46 Sarah Elkins
    Thanks for the shout-out, @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher! I can't believe that after all of the planning, NLV is only a couple of days away. @Karthik Rajan and I just got off another great phone call planning for the first session of the first ever No Longer Virtual, and I could not be more excited to work with him. Plus, @Susan Rooks registered a few weeks ago! We'll do our best to post some beBee live videos over those couple of days so you can be there with us somehow. Hopefully we'll have an idea of time and place for the next NLV by the end of our event.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #45 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #34 We get to see you dancing Paul.. ok I will wait for this! Going to buy my wine early for the weekend event!
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #44 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #32 @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian can be the person standing on the wall with his shovel: https://youtu.be/qchPLaiKocI
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #43 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #34 That just made me think of the song to Green Acres. Not a good choice, the shovel brought that show intro tune to mind LOL.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    20/02/2017 #42 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #31 Now that would be fun @Juan Imaz haha!
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    20/02/2017 #41 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #40 A perfect illustration of what being an entrepreneurial founder actually LOOKS like!!!!

    Daily shoveling of the S#&% - snow that is.
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    20/02/2017 #40 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #39 @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich as you already know I am a hard worker ! https://www.bebee.com/content/1070016/999240
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    20/02/2017 #39 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #34 #35 #36 But who is going to do the snowshovel split? That was a priceless photo that deserves a February re-share!
    Joyce Bowen
    20/02/2017 #38 Joyce Bowen
    I remember a time when I met people I had only known online just once. It was amazing how well we felt we knew each other. Our personalities had flown across distances.
    Juan Imaz
    20/02/2017 #37 Juan Imaz
    #34 cannot wait! Already counting down!
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    20/02/2017 #36 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #34 OMG I'm super excited just hearing this @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian Me cannot wait ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    20/02/2017 #35 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #34 @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian yes !!!! you are OUR BIRD&WOLF&BEE STAR. Come on !!! We want it !!!
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    20/02/2017 #34 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #33 #32 Hummm, me dancing with a shovel... not a pretty sight, but I'm game. It'll have to wait until the weekend so that my wife can film me dancing with my beBee T-shirt on!!

    Stay tuned
    Juan Imaz
    20/02/2017 #33 Juan Imaz
    #32 I would love to see it :) @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    20/02/2017 #32 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #31 @Juan Imaz yes ! I see @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian dancing with a shovel LOL !!!!
    Juan Imaz
    20/02/2017 #31 Juan Imaz
    hahahaha. Everytime I watch the video of beBee Gees I think that we have to do a new one with our brand ambassadors including you @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher! Thank you very much!
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    20/02/2017 #30 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #24 Your here now and I'm sure you'll be inspired and will inspire us all too. Have a beautiful day ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— I
  6. Lance Smith

    Lance Smith

    Why you should be on #beBee video! Where I bumble through some information the best I can haha #beBee #networking #branding #brand #PersonalBrand #business @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee @John White, MBA
    Why you should be on beBee
    Why you should be on beBee I bumble (bee pun) through beBee and tell you the big "WHY?", of why you should be a part of it! I will talk briefly about how it will help your personal...


    Lance Smith
    15/02/2017 #4 Lance Smith
    #1 I appreciate that! Thank you!
    Lance Smith
    15/02/2017 #3 Lance Smith
    #2 ๐Ÿ‘ Thank you! ๐Ÿ˜€
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    15/02/2017 #2 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    @Lance Smith thanks a lot for.your support !
    David B. Grinberg
    15/02/2017 #1 David B. Grinberg
    Kudos, Lance, on putting together an excellent primer for potential bees. This is very helpful. Keep buzzing!
    cc: @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee @Juan Imaz @Matt ๐Ÿ Sweetwood @John White, MBA @Teresa Gezze
  7. Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    By @Jim ๐Ÿ Cody , To ALL beBee Ambassadors.

    Please follow his smart tips !
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    ๐Ÿ Bee a Good Ambassador
    www.bebee.com The following statements reflect my opinions and should not be construed as being beBees; they are my personal beliefs. I fully support beBee...


    Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    14/02/2017 #2 Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    #1 Many thanks.
    Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    14/02/2017 #1 Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    They are wise advice.
  8. ProducerJim ๐Ÿ Cody
    ๐Ÿ Bee a Good Ambassador
    ๐Ÿ Bee a Good Ambassador The following statements reflect my opinions and should not be construed as being beBees; they are my personal beliefs. I fully support beBee core values and it is not my intention to make any statement to degrade those values."An ambassador is the...


    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    19/02/2017 #38 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    TOP BUZZ with good details & good common sense. Be kind, help one another, we are a great team. If I can help anyone please email or call me at any time. Phone: 1-404-750-3200, email: bstankiewicz@portfreshlogistics.com
    Lance  ๐Ÿ Scoular
    17/02/2017 #36 Lance ๐Ÿ Scoular
    10 out of 10 Jim โœ” ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฏ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŒ
    Joyce Bowen
    15/02/2017 #35 Joyce Bowen
    A good post. Thank you for sharing this. Most is familiar like LI. Where do we go in here to understand the in's and out''s of the platform? I'd hate to play myself into ob(bee)livion....
    Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    14/02/2017 #33 Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    You're welcome @erry Fletcher
    Jerry Fletcher
    14/02/2017 #32 Jerry Fletcher
    Thanks Jim. Good advice from a straight shooter.

    Robin Barton
    14/02/2017 #31 Robin Barton
    About LinkedIn, it's like one of my blog posts on here said, I want to see professional business interaction on LinkedIn. I don't want to see bullying, harassing, or you stole my trademark etc etc (which I just saw and was appalled at the initial rude complaint from a CEO, who was wrong by the way) If you have a trademark issue with someone, keep it private. Being online does not give you permission to be a jerk! And if you act like that at your place of work, then you aren't a true leader o professional. I expect that kind of stuff on Twitter and Facebook, even though I don't like it or support that type of interaction. We all talk about branding yourself, and I think those rude people have branded themselves in a negative way. Hope they weren't looking for clients or jobs. Right now, that's my biggest complaint about LinkedIn. I get so much out of reading articles there and making connections that I will continue at this time to use LinkedIn. I'm still trying to get the right words to describe beBee and what it means to me. Someday soon.
    Mike Rana
    14/02/2017 #30 Mike Rana
    Yes, I have seen those very posts. Many of them have become hyperbolic in nature. But, as I mentioned in my comment, I see a lot of LinkedIn bashing on here that isn't wholly supported by facts. I like seeing the two networks compete against each other, but over-the-top vitriol is not needed.

    The new layout has issues - no doubt about it. I have expressed some frustrations of my own over both the UI and UX. I have also made it a point to draft an email to express my concerns, and make some recommendations. I've experienced the same throttling of posts/updates on Facebook (both on Pages and my personal account); distribution is an issue on most platforms (though I have nobody I can reach out to for that).

    I actually think LinkedIn has teams working on the issues its users are experiencing. I don't think they want angry users anymore than users want to be angry with the network. I've seen a plethora of postings about how LinkedIn experts are experiencing difficulty because their clients may not have the new version. Additionally, if functionality isn't working as it should, it makes it hard to give any consulting - neither of which is good if your business is in marketing or consulting.#29
    John White, MBA
    14/02/2017 #29 John White, MBA
    @Mike Rana: to your point, I actually see more LinkedIn bashing on LinkedIn than any where else. Have you been following some of the threads over there? They contain 1000's of negative comments (some factual some not) regarding the new layout. While I try to avoid bashing them, I can understand the user frustration. I spent several years building my following to 36k with a commitment from LinkedIn to distribute my posts to 100% of my network. Then, they changed the rules of the game. Now, I dont know if my posts reach even 15% of my network.
    Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    14/02/2017 #28 Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    #26 @Robin Barton.That's exactly why I stated at the beginning of this buzz that these are my opinions and should not be construed as beBees. Freedom of speech is a constitutional right; however we all have a choice. I fully respect anyone's opinion and agree that unfollowing and deleting should be anyone's personal prerogative.
    Buzz on!
    Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    14/02/2017 #27 Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    #25 Many thanks @Kevin Pashuk. I absolutely agree. No one should take their title lightly.
    Robin Barton
    14/02/2017 #26 Robin Barton
    I totally agree with what Jim said, if you are a beBee brand ambassador, more is expected of you because you are representing a brand. However, I am and always will be against any type of censorship in any way, shape or form. (unless it has to do with small children) That said, I suppose if something bothers you on your own string or post, by all means, delete and unfollow if necessary.
    Kevin Pashuk
    14/02/2017 #25 Kevin Pashuk
    Good points Jim. Accepting a beBee ambassadorship comes with the awareness that we will work to support the hive (organization) with the skills we have. It never means blind faith or partisanship, but that we are always constructive in our comments, posts, and promotion.
    Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    14/02/2017 #24 Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    #21 Many thanks, for your comments.
    Brian McKenzie
    14/02/2017 #22 Brian McKenzie
    Where is the link to the "Report" guidelines? I am not an Ambassador, specifically because I don't nor won't filter my content. And an F-bomb is more than appropriate in my writing on several occassions - but if need be, I can open a can of Russian swear words that will make F*ck blush. If you believe that censorship and hiding behind the report button is "engagement" then unfollow me indeed, early - often - and twice on Holidays. Both the Nazis and Communists loved and endorsed censorxhip - you paint yourself in their company by deleting my content. (You with passive aggressive finger on the Report button know who you are)
    debasish majumder
    14/02/2017 #21 debasish majumder
    absolutely relevant post @Jim Cody! series of do's and don't clearly reflects the essential flavor of beBee, which is purely aiming to make delicious honey. lovely insightful post. enjoyed read and absolutely subscribe with your views and rich values too. thank you very much for the share.
    Mike Rana
    14/02/2017 #20 Mike Rana
    There is a lot of bashing of LI on this network - and I've actually pointed out where some of it is not based in fact.#18
    Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    14/02/2017 #19 Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    #17 @David B. Grinberg You are welcome. Thanks for sharing.
    Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    14/02/2017 #18 Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    #16 Mike I specifically said bash, which means "criticize severely. Telling the truth and sticking the facts is acceptable.
  9. ProducerUla Woronko

    Ula Woronko

    Are you a home bee or an office bee?
    Are you a home bee or an office bee?I have been working remotely for over 10 years. My beehive is definitely my home and it's where I feel most productive. It's not always easy working from home because you put in a lot more hours, but it's still worth it. ย Here is why: Does...


    Ula Woronko
    13/02/2017 #7 Ula Woronko
    #3 Great to meet you all. Thanks for reading and providing your feedback. :)
    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    13/02/2017 #5 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    Both, www.savannahsupplychain.com
    Donald Grandy
    13/02/2017 #4 Donald Grandy
    How about both? @ula-woronko I have a home bee based business part time and work bee occupation in health care part time. Most weeks my home hive is buzzzzing more than my work hive.
    Sara Hodge
    13/02/2017 #3 Sara Hodge
    Home Bee here! Great to meet you. :)
    Ula Woronko
    13/02/2017 #2 Ula Woronko
    Thanks for following Julio! Great to meet you and I am also following you. Beeeee good
    Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    13/02/2017 #1 Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    I try to make small ideas, those become larger or maybe stay that way, if I can not improve the above. So if you interrupt me, do not cut the rope, just a few threads.
    Thank you @Ula Woronko I follow you, we will find ourselves flying through some hive
  10. Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    Please help we welcome a wonderful writer and human being to beBee.

    @Victoria Toumit welcome to the neighborhood.

    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    Victoria Toumit - beBee
    www.bebee.com Public profile of Victoria Toumit on beBee. beBee is the only social affinity network specialized by sector. Join and get...


    George Touryliov
    06/02/2017 #13 George Touryliov
    Welcome Victoria! Glad to see you here at beBee - Good Luck!
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    06/02/2017 #12 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    Welcome Victoria ๐Ÿ˜Š
    Joel Anderson
    06/02/2017 #11 Joel Anderson
    Welcome Victoria.
    Juan Ramรณn ๐Ÿ Gutierrez Camporredondo
    06/02/2017 #10 Juan Ramรณn ๐Ÿ Gutierrez Camporredondo
    You're welcome Victoria!
    Sara Hodge
    06/02/2017 #9 Sara Hodge
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    06/02/2017 #8 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    Pleased to meet you, @Victoria Toumit. I look forward to seeing you buzzing around the hives!
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    06/02/2017 #7 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #4 Just being me my friend. Thank you.
    Victoria Toumit
    06/02/2017 #6 Victoria Toumit
    #2 @Franci๐ŸEugenia HoffmanThank you so much Franci!
    Victoria Toumit
    06/02/2017 #5 Victoria Toumit
    #3 @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee Thank you very much Javier!
    Victoria Toumit
    06/02/2017 #4 Victoria Toumit
    @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter Max thank you so much for your beautiful welcoming. It was a huge surprise to me. You are a real gentleman my friend.
  11. ProducerLisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Through the Forest, I see the Trees: Grateful!
    Through the Forest, I see the Trees: Grateful!It's 4 am and I'm still not sleeping, are you? My mind is racing so I thought I would jot down what's going through my mind. I hope there is a bit of semblance as I type those thoughts out. I'd like to write what I am thankful for and share it.ย I...


    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    09/02/2017 #51 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Thanks for sharing @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee and thank you to others who I can't find that also shared too!
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    09/02/2017 #50 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #18 Hi @Royce Shook, I'm sorry I missed your comment. I love that you added what you are thankful for. So many blessings and I'm sure they are equally as thankful for you!! Thank you for sharing your gratitude.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    07/02/2017 #49 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #48 I would die................. ha! I need at least 6 hours so you can imagine my sleeping pattern right now. I'm actually working on it. OMG, @Paul "Pablo" Croubalian, I have read so many funny posts and blogs tonight, the laughter is good. I would be happy if my hubbie was up and making breakie as you put it. I'm always telling him if there was food waiting for me, I'd get up a bit earlier!

    There are people who can survive on as little as four hours sleep, you and Dean prove that to be true!! "Sex or seven" Still laughing!!!!
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    07/02/2017 #48 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #44 Me too, Dean. Anywhere from 4 to 5 hours a night. I occasionally "sleep-in" a full six or seven. (LOL... autocorrect put that at "sex or seven". . . I considered keeping it as is)

    It's enough for me, but drives my wife nuts I usually get up do stuff, and go back to bed just before the alarm rings.

    We hit the snooze once, then I'm off to make breakie.
    Dean Owen
    07/02/2017 #47 Dean Owen
    #46 If it was enough for Margeret Thatcher, it is enough for me.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #46 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #44 4 hours of sleep? That's not enough! They say at least 6 hours to stay healthy. Ok, I don't feel guilty now when you tell me to get to bed haha. Yes, maybe one day after I'm gone it would be nice for them to discover my buzz :)
    Sushmita Thakare Jain
    06/02/2017 #45 Sushmita Thakare Jain
    #43 Yup dear, thanks :)
    Dean Owen
    06/02/2017 #44 Dean Owen
    #32 Fours hours of sleep a day for the last 25 years. It's actually plenty. I do hope your family get to see this article in the coming years. Better if they discover it for themselves when they feel curious to do so.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #43 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #42 How exciting! Yes, share again when it comes out and tsg others do we dont miss it and we will share!
    Sushmita Thakare Jain
    06/02/2017 #42 Sushmita Thakare Jain
    #31 Thank you, @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher right now working on my First Business related E-Book. It will launch on 15th this Month I'm nervous as well as excited I had shared here the link for the subscription but didn't receive much response. Hopefully, after the end product comes out I will get better response :)
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #41 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #39 Best wishes to you and your family @Rekha Singh :))
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #40 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #37 Thank you, @sandra smith!
    Rekha Singh
    06/02/2017 #39 Rekha Singh
    Beautifully written....connected with you and your family....reading through it....wishing you happy life ahead.... :)
    Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith
    06/02/2017 #37 Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith
    Thanks, Lisa. Nice buzz, and it's nice to know men like your son in law do exist. Ha!
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #36 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #35 Please tag me @Aleta Curry, I miss so many posts. Sounds like a great buzz!
    Aleta Curry
    06/02/2017 #35 Aleta Curry
    #34 How cosmic is this: I'm getting ready to post about a toxic lunch where women were subjected to a series of successive digs; a continuation of my 'Summer' post. Stay tuned. (I've promised myself that I have to do the day's business work first before any creative writing.)
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #34 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #28 @Aleta Curry your comment just made me smile because you get it! I used to work part time in a large Family Practice for 6 Doctors. One of the nurses I worked with was always mean to me no matter how nice I tried to be. She would demand my help, never asked kindly. I would help without one complaint. One day I needed her help and she refused. Later that day she asked, "So when do you work again?" I replied, I have the next 2 days off... again I heard, "wow, sure must be nice to be YOU!" I finally was a bit more stern and said, "No one is making you work full time, if you to stay home just remember you will take a major cut in your income. We all have choices to make and I made the choice to be home more with my kids, you chose to work full time." Maybe that wasn't nice, but geez, I got so tired of hearing that. I even had a friend who always made sure to get digs in and it ruined our friendship for years. What was ironic about the friend who made digs was this- she had a trust fund she inherited when she turned 25 and she paid off her home, car and did an entire home renovation. Her parents always watched her kids while she worked so she never had to bring them to daycare or an outside sitter. She also forgot she told me that she was able to pay off her home after she received the money from her trust, she'd say, "Yea well someone has to go to work to pay for this house." OMG, people just kill me sometimes. On a bright note: She changed for the better after her dad died (that was sad). She's not the bitter person she used to be and we are friends again.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #33 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #27 Hi @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, the feeling is mutual! You are always a positive young lady and I admire the heck out of you!! Thanks :)
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    06/02/2017 #32 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #26 @Dean Owen, do you have insomnia too? I have a secret to share... shhh don't tell anyone but you inspired me a while back when you wrote your letter to Ashley and there are others who inspire me as well. I am thankful for the positive people I've met on here. I'm thankful to so many who accept me, faults and all and haven't judged me. So many of you I only know virtually but I consider you real friends. I hope to see a buzz soon, I'm sure yours will be very interesting Dean. Tag me when you write it, I do tend to miss buzzes!
  12. ProducerPat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    How I Discovered beBee and Why I loved It Since
    How I Discovered beBee and Why I loved It SinceI first discovered beBee because I was researching about homemade recipes for beeswax-based creams, balms and salves. My geekiness transcends beyond SEO, Content Marketing and IT-related stuff. The bipolarity of my life exists in the virtual...


    Phil Friedman
    06/02/2017 #23 Phil Friedman
    Pat, Good solid post and advice. I would add only to not make assumptions about people, but wait for them to reveal themselves in their interactions. I know quite a few with advanced degrees who would not waste their energies criticizing the way you write, but who will concentrate on the ideas and opinions you express. Not that they will always agree with you, but they will always read and respond with care. I know they are there because I count quite a few of them among my online friends. Cheers!
    Jim Murray
    06/02/2017 #22 Jim Murray
    BTW...2.2 K views is, as we say in Canada, not too shabby.
    Jim Murray
    06/02/2017 #21 Jim Murray
    I'm not sure what your moniker The 'Banged' Asian means. But just reading this post I can feel in your writing that you are a very nice person. A real human being, as I like to say. I don;t know who would take issue with your writing, but these people are generally described by me and some of my closest friend here in very unflattering terms. Keep up the good work, Pat. Writing is the best writing teacher.
    Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    05/02/2017 #20 Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    #18 @Chichi Okoye beBee is the easiest platform there is. Here you are guaranteed "eyes" and "ears" for your content and buzzes where it may be ignored elsewhere. Join hives, connect with brand ambassadors and they will be glad to help you build your audience. Stick around and grow with beBee, reap the rewards later...
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    05/02/2017 #19 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #18 @Chichi Okoye you are always welcome !
    Chichi Okoye
    05/02/2017 #18 Chichi Okoye
    Hi Pat, I've just recently returned to beBee and I am encouraged by your post to stick around and try to figure out how to use this platform. Thanks for sharing.
    Paul Walters
    05/02/2017 #17 Paul Walters
    @Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano Thats the way you do it!!! Thanks Pat
    Helena Jansen van Vuuren
    05/02/2017 #16 Helena Jansen van Vuuren
    Resonates with me.....
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    04/02/2017 #15 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Don't let your dreams die !
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    04/02/2017 #14 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    I enjoyed this, @Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano. Genuine and straightforward. I love beBee's idea of brand building and authenticity. I feel being an ambassador is promoting a positive attitude about something you believe in. The reward is fulfillment.
    Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith
    04/02/2017 #13 Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith
    #11 i love burts bees actually.
    Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    04/02/2017 #12 Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    #8 Thank you David! I appreciate your support!
    Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    04/02/2017 #11 Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    #9 Hi Sandra. Yeah, beeswax led me to beBee. Im a DIY chick. You should try beeswax anti aging cream. @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee should start marketing beeswax too! Alright, my rather weird mind mind is on autopilot. Serendipity, yes!
    Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    04/02/2017 #10 Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano
    #7 Hey Paul "Pablo" Croubalian! I remember you were the one who introduced me to the bees! I didnt change my hair, just changed my profile picture to a more recent one. Thank you! So much for your support. I truly appreciate it.
    Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith
    04/02/2017 #9 Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith
    Pat, nice buzz. I come from a content marketing background too. I find it hilarious - in a good way - that you were actually researching beeswax! Serendipity perhaps? x
    David B. Grinberg
    04/02/2017 #8 David B. Grinberg
    Nice buzz, Pat. I like your points about the benefits of beBee. Remember, it's not always about quantity, but quality. I'm sharing this on several hives. Keep buzzing!
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    04/02/2017 #7 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    "My first experience in beBee was being questioned for citations in the articles?" Don't bother answering. We are nearly 12 million people here. There are bound to be some poop-heads.

    Don't sweat it. If they get abusive, report them. There are some that are polite in public but nasty in private. I can't speak for Javier and Juan, but I don't think we need to tolerate that BS.

    Disagreement is fine and a natural extension of discussion. Abuse isn't.

    You can please some of the people some of the time but never all of the people all of the time. Don't even try.

    On another note, your English is fine to me.

    On yet another note. . . Did you change your hair?
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    04/02/2017 #6 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    Such an honest buzz and I love your originality @Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano Take each bad comment as an opportunity to learn - Bravo to that. I'm happy to have connected with you and Our learning journey begins :) #beBeesforever
    Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    04/02/2017 #5 Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    @Pat ๐Ÿ Bagano I enjoy being part of your audience. Keep writing. I look forward to reading others content. One reason is it gives me Ideas to write about. The other is content sharing is a great marketing technique that is a "win win" for both parties.
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    04/02/2017 #4 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    I love your straightforward honesty and find immense value in what you have written. I can identify with many of your points. I am now following you. ;-)
  13. ProducerDeb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    The Reality of Virtual Relationships
    The Reality of Virtual RelationshipsWhy are some online relationships so SPECIAL? Many of us feel that something is different about beBee. Some of us notice a shift in the world at large. I'd like to hypothesize that the internet has brought us to a new evolution of...


    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    09/02/2017 #29 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #27 Perfect quote, @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt. It captures some of what I conveyed in comments on @Joel Anderson's series of posts about footprints and lines.

    This is a both/and situation.

    Fresh perspectives, clean slates, starting from scratch, not being attached to things are all occasionally preferred.

    Other scenarios require an established path, a line that we will not cross, the tracks of a life well-lived.

    It is all part of the duality of life. Just like in-person or virtual relationships.

    We now have the technology for it to be a dynamic, joy-promoting Both/And depending on circumstances.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    09/02/2017 #28 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #26 I was so touched by your comment, @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams, that I just kept rereading it. A worthy response was eluding me until now.

    We may have lost the comfort of belonging to a village, but we cannot discount the soul enlivening effect of finding the perfect virtual village.
    Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    09/02/2017 #27 Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    "It is a pleasant feeling to be the first to walk on sands which the tide has just left. It is like being the first to visit a new land. It produces a freshness of sensation something akin to that of early morning, or of spring. It is like entering upon a new stage of life, having a new world before us from which to receive, and upon which to make impressions." ~Henry James Slack (1818โ€“1896), "The Ministry of the Beautiful", "Conversation II: Footsteps on the Sand," 1850.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    08/02/2017 #26 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich Having had the opportunity to have a personal chat with you I know I'm blessed beyond words can describe for having met you.
    The way I describe my relationship with you is as below
    "The energy I collectively feel is unique. It feeds my soul in a new, exciting, and fulfilling ways. It satisfies my heart with a feeling of a content conversation"
    Fulfilment and satisfaction of talking to someone. I haven't had that in a very long time. As real friends tend to drift away seemingly concerned about their social status. People like me who is no longer worried who got the lastest car or designer clothes tend to drift away in search of meaning and true relationships.

    As I mentioned in my Why I love beBee buzz. I found beBee and it replaced the human connection I needed at that time. Is there any better way for me to explain how I feel about being here and knowing you all. Thank you.Stay blessed.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    31/01/2017 #25 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #18 What a great way to put it, @Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier. Being a place to make virtual friendships is an online evolution, in terms that everyone can participate in.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    31/01/2017 #24 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #16 A few of my favorite words, @Mohammed Sultan - sea waves of the Pacific. There is undoubtedly a relationship between each of us and the planet we inhabit, we only have to focus our perspective accurately.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    31/01/2017 #23 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #13 I truly value your comment, Sara. There is definitely some discussion needed here to understand how it is that we have, in some cases, these really vibrant relationships happening in tiny 2-D comment boxes. We are still in the rather early stages of getting to know each other, but if life where to occur and we became neighbors, I suspect that our concepts of each other would just blossom with all the new sensory information and 'time' to learn about how we participate in daily life.

    I just cannot get around the fact that the Sara I imagine talking/typing to is in my own head. It will be coming up on a year that we've been in an orbit of friendship and the amount of data points we have both directly and via numerous other people is a rather immense set of information. But I am still creating a version of you that exists in my own mind.

    We've been doing this since kids with books. I can vibrantly describe most of the books I have read in terms of a full bodily existence, even though so many of these sensory details are likely my own construct. So I don't really see it as transcending bodies exactly, just setting aside some of the realities.

    For instance, I find it jolting sometimes when one of the Australians mentions how hot it is, when it is winter in Seattle. Other times, most likely when they have mentioned place, the heat is a given.

    What is similar between interacting with imagination when reading books and interacting with reality when conversing on social media is that many parts of the background and environment are filled by my own local senses. While what is different is that you can answer in your own unique and completely different words. It can be a new sense in a very practical way, while also being extraordinarily magical and spiritual.
    Cyndi wilkins
    31/01/2017 #22 Cyndi wilkins
    #21 Now that would be an amazing honor Sara!...I have my "Jetpack" fueled and ready for take-off;-)
    Sara Jacobovici
    31/01/2017 #21 Sara Jacobovici
    #17 Your generous (and flattering) invitation is too good to pass up. It will be my pleasure to take part in the dynamic meeting organized by you two ladies @Cyndi wilkins. I sent Deb a PM that although I can not commit to the first meeting, I will keep my "eyes and ears open" to future opportunities.
    Cyndi wilkins
    31/01/2017 #20 Cyndi wilkins
    #19 I don't think that was a typo at all @Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier...It was a "God" wink;-)
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    31/01/2017 #19 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    Grrr. Typo alert! Good, not god.
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    31/01/2017 #18 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    I have to say, I have met some truly wonderful people on beBee. In my opinion, beBee is the only social media platform that really makes it easy to develop friendships with other members. A world where people seek out commonalities and community will always be more loving and peaceful than a world focused on separation and differences. This microcosm called beBee is a good place. It's god to communicate with kind-hearted people like you, @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich.
    Cyndi wilkins
    31/01/2017 #17 Cyndi wilkins
    #15 Perhaps the "Time" is right to take a small step beyond the boundaries of the "Read" and dip your toe in a little....Sounds like we have a couple of discussions emerging here that would present the perfect opportunities for us all to finally meet...face to face and ear to ear:-) @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich and I would be honored if you would consider lending us an ear and better yet your input on some up and coming discussions we will be hosting. The first of the series will begin this Saturday, Feb. 4th via Skype. Check out the above link for details...We would love to "See" you all there!
    Mohammed Sultan
    31/01/2017 #16 Mohammed Sultan
    @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich.Your ideas are hitting our imagination as the sea waves are always hitting the shore of the pacific.I find such group discussions are quite natural ,since they convey the emotions,feelings and thoughts which shape people's personal brands on beBee.Thank you Deb.
    Sara Jacobovici
    31/01/2017 #15 Sara Jacobovici
    Hearing @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich's voice. A must read!
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    31/01/2017 #14 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Great buzz @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich. Sharing !
    Sara Jacobovici
    31/01/2017 #13 Sara Jacobovici
    Dear @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich, I am slowly allowing myself to land from your piece as I attempt to form the words I need to communicate with you. (Deep breath.) First, let me thank you for the mention and for being in any way connected to your writing. I feel privileged to have witnessed the process you described, intellectually and artistically, of your SM self-discovery here on beBee. My "sense" of you is that you are an exceptional human being, with your heart in the right place, and your mind "a right place". And speaking of places....you write: when we "look past their body and 24/7 personality and our own typical human senses and we communicate directly with someone else as pure consciousness that actually lives inside of our own mind." From my perspective, this reflects you are in a different place than me. I am still where you write in the "full, physical, proximal, flawed" sensory, complicated body. If I had to place myself, I would be, not in the new sense you describe but "pivoting" on my older senses. I have never been good at transcending the physical. I am still navigating the integration of the physical, psychological and spiritual. My experiences of SM is still connected to the meanings I have formed from my sensory experiences. I am very "conscious" of being open to expanding my experiences and awareness but that is an expansion of my existing boundaries. I have yet to navigate outside those boundaries. You, Deb, have truly broken through and have reached beyond. All the power to you!
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    31/01/2017 #12 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Aha...What a world of vicinity with the buzzing beBee community! :)
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    31/01/2017 #11 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #10 Milos, has anyone called you the backup generator of beBee, lately? You power this contraption mightily!
  14. Aurorasa Sima

    Aurorasa Sima

    Aurorasa Sima
    Overcoming Social Cynicism With Hard Social Metrics
    blog.thesocialms.stfi.re The following is a guest post by Gareth Cartman.ย Gareth is Director of Digital Marketing at CLD, a digital agency based just outside London. Gareth has previously held a range of marketing and publishing roles, with a focus on digital. He also has...
  15. Producer๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    Why I love beBee - Part II
    Why I love beBee - Part IIMy World in beBee land is where I constantly learn through other's experiences. Feel motivated with buzzes pushing me to cross my boundaries and enlighten the world with what I can contribute.ย ย An indelible mark with every new buzz, a new memory...


    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    28/01/2017 #53 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #52 @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc. The honey you spread is very sweet Liesbeth. Thank you for all the buzzing around. It's a joy to watch you buzz.
    BTW you have a nick/pet name just curious ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    28/01/2017 #52 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    wonderful when bees express their love for other bees and beBee, our home!
    Qamar Ali Khan
    28/01/2017 #51 Qamar Ali Khan
    #50 Thank you very much @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee! Your words are like sweet honey to me. You're an excellent friend and a great professional.
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    28/01/2017 #50 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    I agree with all our honey bees. We all feel happy to see @Qamar Ali Khan with us !
    Qamar Ali Khan
    28/01/2017 #49 Qamar Ali Khan
    #42 @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher! You're simply matchless. You always put me in trouble to reciprocate. I know what you're saying is exactly what you're feeling. I have developed a sort of feminish or childish habit. My eyes get filled whenever I hear something like that. Are you exactly feeling my feelings? I'm sure of your prayers, and prayers of all my so beautiful friends. Wish you all the blessings!
    Qamar Ali Khan
    28/01/2017 #48 Qamar Ali Khan
    #41 @Dean Owen! You're such a wonderful man and a wise and true friend. I always highly value what you say and write. You have such a rich exposure, and you're so kind to recognize, appreciate, and remember positiveness and sincerity. I'm glad I know you as my friend! Thank you :-))
    Qamar Ali Khan
    28/01/2017 #47 Qamar Ali Khan
    #40 @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich! This is so exciting! Why I put these questions on your table? Because I knew you're the right person who knows what I mean, who understands some unspoken words, who has all the inner insight to get to the bottom. I'll be waiting to appreciate your marvelous effort.
    Qamar Ali Khan
    28/01/2017 #46 Qamar Ali Khan
    #39 @Milos Djukic! I agree my dear friend! @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams did a brilliant work through her brilliant post. This post forced me to have a reunion with all such lovely people over there. Thank you! Cheers :-)
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    28/01/2017 #45 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #44 Rightly said @Mohammed Sultan The idea is to spread this to all the corners of the world.
    But the most important thing is that the people who join know the purpose of giving and receiving in order to build their brand personally and professionally.
    Thank you ๐Ÿค—
    Mohammed Sultan
    28/01/2017 #44 Mohammed Sultan
    That's great @ Fatima Williams,in addition to the real feeling in-house and among beBee family members we need to extend love and beBee family spirit outdoor.In principle when beBee platform is grown,the more competitors are also grown and the span of your differentiation becomes shorter.So,we need outdoor endorsements.The beauty of beBee platform begins when your competitors start to endorse you.

    In the imagination zone of beBee many trees are grown and we have to use them in the the right way and for the right purpose.We have to use the imagination of all bees to stretch the platform to the non-users .The imagination which will come up with outdoor ideas and market insight about beBee that can disrupt their habits and break their daily routine.We want them to recognize how to build personal brands with more feelings and more satisfying depth of understanding on beBee.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    28/01/2017 #43 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #39 Thank you dear @Milos Djukic #FFF

    I am very happy as well. It will be prefect if Irene had joined the discussion as well.

    #42 Thank you Lisa ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— Hugs
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    28/01/2017 #42 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    #32 Such a nice compliment to all listed @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams! I want to go out on a limb and remind @Qamar Ali Khan how much so many of us have missed him. I also would like to say, I hope whatever you are going through passes sooner than not. I will keep you in my prayers and I hope we continue to see you as you are able. You have always been a beautiful light that shines brightly on all of us. We are also here for you!!
    Dean Owen
    28/01/2017 #41 Dean Owen
    It's so good to see you here @Qamar Ali Khan. I know we shouldn't value people over others, but I do value you and your insights as you represent a culture that has less of an audible voice here and you have a truly generous spirit.
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    28/01/2017 #40 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #36 It actually isn't so strange at all, just uncommon. If you will allow me, Qamar, I will take the action item to write a buzz to answer your very important questions. It will take me some time to coalesce these feelings into words, but it makes sense to me.

    I've got the insights, but this is a challenge for words! Thank you tremendously for formulating these questions so poignantly!
    Milos Djukic
    28/01/2017 #39 Anonymous
    So nice to see some great people like @Qamar Ali Khan, @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich, @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, Dean Owen-san, @Sara Jacobovici and Irene Hackett. Dear @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams, aka FFF, You are magnificent friend! Thank you so much.
    Qamar Ali Khan
    27/01/2017 #37 Qamar Ali Khan
    #35 @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman! You're such a genuine humane being! I'm proud you know me and I have your so much valuable friendship. I'm honored to be missed by a super friend like you. Thank you so very much Franci. You live in my heart!
    Qamar Ali Khan
    27/01/2017 #36 Qamar Ali Khan
    #34 @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich! It's so strange! The people who really love each other the most have never met personally. I take it as something a Divine miracle. I don't know you personally. In fact, I don't know anybody of my so beloved friends personally. I don't know about your personalities, your life, your practical behaviors, and anything; and so is true about myself. But what is that which has built and deepened this relationship, and which is not allowing us not to think about each other? How this love is built and developed in a virtual way? What's the main cause? Why I keep remembering you and all? If we could analyze, we have so less in common. We have everything different. But we miss each other. I see nothing like this. Deb! You have something in you that force me and others to feel you. You're something different. Help me to find the hidden secret behind this love-bond between all of us.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    27/01/2017 #35 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    I feel truly blessed to know you, Fatima. It's obvious why you are an ambassador because your genuineness is second to none. I feel honored that I am included in your mentions. You know, what I love most about this post is seeing comments from @Qamar Ali Khan View more
    I feel truly blessed to know you, Fatima. It's obvious why you are an ambassador because your genuineness is second to none. I feel honored that I am included in your mentions. You know, what I love most about this post is seeing comments from @Qamar Ali Khan. We miss you Qamar and your worthy contributions.

    Also your mentioning of Irene Hackett, which we can stay in contact with Irene on LI as you know. FYI I am the administrator of Irene's hive - Sanctuary", with Federico's assist because I felt it should stay alive.

    Thank you, Fatima - you are a very special bee. Close
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    27/01/2017 #34 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    #21 @Qamar Ali Khan - your words display your soul. It is as simple as that. We are your community because of that. Nothing further is ever necessary. Life requires different things of all of us at various stages. I send you love and care so that you can peacefully walk through the life in front of you.

    I see a lot of cynical people always saying no one is ever missed if they disappear from social media. These cynics are not in my network.

    I have a community where words are taken to heart and reside in the hearts of many.

    I am so grateful to know you, Qamar.
  16. ProducerSara Jacobovici

    Sara Jacobovici

    A chronology of admiration.
    A chronology of admiration.One of the reasons it pays to stay active on social media, and in this case beBee, is the potential to discover and connect with exceptional people like Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich. My admiration for Deb has grown exponentially. Her last buzz, Deja รฉcrit โ€“...


    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    27/01/2017 #23 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    What a lovely gesture and that is to recognize the brilliance and graciousness of @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich. Her valuable contributions are authentic and meaningful. We love you Deb!
    Sara Jacobovici
    27/01/2017 #22 Sara Jacobovici
    #21 As always @debasish majumder, I appreciate hearing from you.
    debasish majumder
    27/01/2017 #21 debasish majumder
    excellent post @Sara Jacobovici! enjoyed read. thank you very much for the share madam.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    27/01/2017 #20 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    #18 Thank you dear @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit I'm glad you helped me find it.
    Sara Jacobovici
    27/01/2017 #19 Sara Jacobovici
    #17 Your response or "comment" dear @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich continues to reflect you and your ability to communicate and express your thoughts and feelings in a truly unique way. I echo Wendy Weiner Runge's words: "narrow down what the world needs [you] to do, and focus on creating the business that will support [you] sharing [your] value with others."

    Thank you for your kind and generous words. I am grateful for our collaboration and engagement. Wishing you all the best!
    CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    27/01/2017 #18 CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit
    #12 Dear Fatima [ @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams ] that panegyric is a part of my "Orange Bee" hive

    This also sparked also sparked a discussion about the word "panegyric" here :
    Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    27/01/2017 #17 Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich
    What an incredible honor, @Sara Jacobovici. You will not be surprised to find out this buzz arrives at a truly synchronisitic moment! Wendy Weiner Runge was simultaneously suggesting to me on the phone that I needed to ask people what value they find in my comments, so that I can narrow down what the world needs me to do, and focus on creating the business that will support me sharing my value with others.

    The admiration is truly mutual. I am always joyful when I start to read one of your articles, as I am certain you will enhance my energy via your carefully crafted words and stunningly accurate ideas.

    You are someone with a profound knowing and you share it so generously and with so much willingness to engage with whatever arises.

    I am so grateful that we get to collaborate in comments sections for the simple pleasure of the energy that is exchanged and then stored electronically so that many others can fuel their own ideas, feelings, and actions.
    Sara Jacobovici
    27/01/2017 #16 Sara Jacobovici
    #12 Thank you @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams. I think you're remarkable.
    Dean Owen
    26/01/2017 #15 Dean Owen
    Well I'll be. Those Deb quotes you highlight are masterfully written.
    Cyndi wilkins
    26/01/2017 #14 Cyndi wilkins
    "The words are mostly familiar and yet I rarely get deja vu. My sense of deja ecris is significantly less intense. Until, that is, I reread the entire post and then I seen to be better able to relocate my own words as a response to what the author has written.
    I find this fascinating. Anyone else aware of cross-pollinating with a prior self via old comments and/or posts?"

    Hmmm, how the heck did I miss this comment...I love the expression "cross-pollinating with a prior self." It resonates with me as a form of "time travel" within one's mind...Many of my posts echo the same concept...Interesting tapestry we are weaving here...What say you @Sarah Elkins??
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    26/01/2017 #13 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich is an inspiration and a symbol of love to me. I love her way of just commenting. Her presence is felt through her comments. The human energy she talks about is displayed. More than buzzes we have interacted through comments and having completed her book on Unique Interview Insights I would say this panegyric and much more is due her way. Congratulations Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich Loved the book and Thank you dear @Ali Anani for tagging me to this wonderful buzz.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    26/01/2017 #12 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    This is a very beautiful panegyric Sara !
    I remember the one @CityVP ๐Ÿ Manjit wrote about you a few months ago. ( I was searching for it on linkedin and here need help locating it please)

    Sara Jacobovicik
    I admire you for always having regards and admiration for others for all the right reasons. Sometimes I quietly observe and I see Year's of experience filled with humbleness displayed in words with creativity which requires great appreciation. I am proud to know you and the bees mentioned in my buzz "Why I love beBee series ". Thank you for showing that love can be displayed creatively too ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿค—
    Pascal Derrien
    26/01/2017 #11 Pascal Derrien
    @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich comments that are worth 100 articles from others and one article worth ...... u guys finish that one :-) @Sara Jacobovici
    Sara Jacobovici
    26/01/2017 #10 Sara Jacobovici
    #9 Thanks @Cyndi wilkins. From what I have read of your writings, I have to say that all those thoughts landed very well on the page!
    Cyndi wilkins
    26/01/2017 #9 Cyndi wilkins
    "What happens in my brain doesn't necessarily happen in language." That's my favorite line in that last paragraph...I feel the same way. Thank goodness all those thoughts smashing into each other don't come out on the page. It would be a jumbled mess;-) Sometimes the complexities of the language cause my eyes to glaze over! Deb is one of a kind...We are very lucky to have her. This is a great tribute to her @Sara Jacobovici...A beautiful example of how we support our community...
    Gert Scholtz
    26/01/2017 #8 Gert Scholtz
    @Sara Jacobovici Thank you for this post highlighting @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich's writing. She is one of the rare writers who's work I can read again and again, and every time find something new. Deb states it so well: "Reading and writing are very powerful forms of human energy and I celebrate giving them the admiration they deserve!" To you Deb!
    Sara Jacobovici
    26/01/2017 #7 Sara Jacobovici
    #5 Proud to hear @Ali Anani, from all points of view. Thank you.
    Sara Jacobovici
    26/01/2017 #6 Sara Jacobovici
    #4 Thank you for your very kind and generous comment @Mohammed Sultan.
    Ali Anani
    26/01/2017 #5 Ali Anani
    @Sara Jacobovici- just joined your hibe The How or Writing. Who could afford not to join having read the cross-pollination of ideas between the two admirable ladies- @Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich and yourself? This bzz shows the value of exchanging comments and the arouse they create in active minds.
    @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams- you have a mention in this beautiful buzz.
    Mohammed Sultan
    26/01/2017 #4 Mohammed Sultan
    @Sara Jacobovici.When you appreciate anyone you make h/her success belongs to you, it's the intelligence of a creative art therapist.I consider myself one of those who are a rider of her ideas ,not just a reader.@Deb ๐Ÿ Helfrich View more
    @Sara Jacobovici.When you appreciate anyone you make h/her success belongs to you, it's the intelligence of a creative art therapist.I consider myself one of those who are a rider of her ideas ,not just a reader.@Deb ๐Ÿ Helfricharticle not only hit the shore of my memory but hit my imagination,too.Thank you for being a "safety valve"creator for many bees. Close
  17. ProducerJavier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Differences between bees and wasps - Diferencias entre abejas y avispas (EN/ES)
    Differences between bees and wasps - Diferencias entre abejas y avispas (EN/ES)Bees VS Wasps While honey bees can attack - to defend - when provoked - , wasps are naturally and more aggressive predators. Identifying the difference between honey bees and wasps is important in order to administer proper treatment of wounds...


    Gerald Hecht
    30/01/2017 #33 Gerald Hecht
    Please stop tagging me
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    29/01/2017 #32 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Bees are welcome on beBee, wasp are not. Very simple :)
    John Vaughan
    29/01/2017 #31 John Vaughan
    Uhhhhh.... yes
    and also ....

    "But the number 1 animal killers on an annual basis are bees, wasps and hornets, responsible for 58 deaths each year -- mostly due to anaphylactic shock after a sting."

    Interesting compulsion, this "I'm a bee" thing... Close
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    29/01/2017 #29 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #28 @John Vaughan of course wasps are very important for ecosystem but they dont have space in our beehive ;) . They have a lot of room on Twitter and the others
    John Vaughan
    29/01/2017 #28 John Vaughan

    "... they are absolutely vital to our planetโ€™s health. It is after all, the little things that make the world go round. You could remove humans, elephants or tigers from the face of the Earth, and our ecosystems would carry on regardless. However, a world without wasps would be beset by plagues of biblical proportions" Close
    Carlos Souza Ribeiro
    28/01/2017 #27 Carlos Souza Ribeiro
    Realmente @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee sรณ a bebee para trazer este assunto e outros e, nรฃo poderia de expressar minha opiniรฃo. Tem um ensinamento que diz que todo "MAL E "BEM", foram necessรกrios para nosso crescimento , entรฃo vamos crescer ainda mais e, com ajuda das Vespas
    Gerald Hecht
    26/01/2017 #26 Gerald Hecht
    #25 @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee yes they do; my son found that out when he was little and hit the sand under the playground swing...it was digging out something under there!
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    26/01/2017 #25 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    #24 @Gerald Hecht . WASPs are detected very easily ! they try to bother you anytime. thanks !!!
    Gerald Hecht
    26/01/2017 #24 Gerald Hecht
    Very informative @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee --failing to make the distinction could result in "painful and bad craziness!"
    Victor Chertkov
    26/01/2017 #23 Victor Chertkov
    Te agradezco @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee ese tono sincero e imparcial a la hora de describir el mundo natural.

    Y es curioso que avispas-humanos , curiosamente, no son vรกlidas para "combatir las plagas", siendo ellos una plaga en este ecosistema.

    Espero que entre todos hagamos mรกs miel que hiel ;).

    Un gran abrazo!
    Victor Chertkov
    26/01/2017 #22 Victor Chertkov
    Muy interesante excursion al mundo de las abejas y avispas de la mano de @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee.
    Gracias Javier por esta apirtaciรณn.
    26/01/2017 #21 JOEL CORDOVA CICLE
    Estoy adorando ese sentido de Abeja em BeBee, su respeto y colaboraciรณn.
    Un articulo bien simbรณlico y explicito de los objetivos de esta RRSS.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    25/01/2017 #20 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    The buzzing of a honey bee brings me back to my childhood when I was in awe of bees and butterflies. Wasps always scared me ;-) I feel fortunate, as I've only ran into a few wasps on beBee and met so many beautiful honey bees! Do we call Javier the queen bee? Maybe a new title should be worn, king bee? LOL. Sidenote: This summer we had bees or hornets that were coming into my home through a small area between my Cedar Shakes. They were living inside the wall of my den. Luckily it happened during early fall and by the time they were able to get inside my den they weren't very active. I had a pest control person come out who was very familiar with bees vs. hornets and I saved a ton of dead ones. Right away he told me they were hornets. He sealed up the small area they were going into and within 24 hours they weren't arriving in my den anymore. If they had been honey bees, we would have had much more issues because of the wax hive they create. It creeped me out having hornets in my den.
    Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    25/01/2017 #19 Julio Angel ๐ŸLopez Lopez
    Bee always
    Abeja siempre,
    Claire ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    25/01/2017 #18 Claire ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    #9 I agree Zacharias - LinkedOut is the place for Wasps!
    Devesh Bhatt
    25/01/2017 #17 Devesh Bhatt
    Metaphorically speaking, focus on being a bee and not labelling anyone a wasp.

    Public opinion is like water on rock, someone maybe convinced and start behaving like a wasp.

    Bees have a lot of self restraint.

    Another analogy, bee stings in children were considered as a vaccine for particulate types of arthritis, claim was rejected in 2009 but accepted in 2016.
    So a bee sting should help another get moving, professionally moving so to speak, even the sting is a cure :)

    Great read
    Dean Owen
    25/01/2017 #16 Dean Owen
    There are wasps in our midst but ignore them and you won't get stung.
    Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    24/01/2017 #15 Lada ๐Ÿก Prkic
    I met a few wasps on beBee, and they are exactly as you described them, @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee. Luckily, there is no wasp-nest. :-)
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    24/01/2017 #14 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    Great analogy. @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee! I am definitely a bee!
  18. ProducerFranci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    About Me
    About MeDear Fellow Bees: I love the fact that I am getting to know more about YOU through reading, sharing and conversation! I have read some dynamite interviews by and about my fellow bees, and I want to share a little about me.Undoubtedly, you are...


    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    24/01/2017 #95 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    Thank you for the shares!
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    31/08/2016 #94 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    #93 Thank you for reading and your comments, @Anees Zaidi. I somehow missed this up until now. Make it a great day.
    Anees Zaidi
    05/08/2016 #93 Anees Zaidi
    A fascinating life journey @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman. Thanks for sharing 'YOU'. How truly you said 'In-between may be troublesome, But, isnโ€™t it what you make it?, Wise up and donโ€™t forsake it'. Very inspiring. I would love to share it in 'Only Humans Tell Stories'
    Gerald Hecht
    29/07/2016 #92 Gerald Hecht
    @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman no need to apologize for that... Ican only imagine how many things I don't ever see, lol #91
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    29/07/2016 #91 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    @Gerald Hecht, I have seen photos of the boots, as well. Lace up boots have made a come back a few times. Classic styles are forever. Thank you for the tip and sorry I didn't see your comment before.
    Gerald Hecht
    24/07/2016 #90 Gerald Hecht
    #88 @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman I've seen them too; interestingly, on our recent trip my daughter was looking through a magazine, and, in what appeared to be a section on "Fall Fashions"... I saw a photo of boots that looked VERY similar!
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    24/07/2016 #89 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    Thank you @Mohammed A. Jawad. I appreciate your lovely comment.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    24/07/2016 #88 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    #86 Good one @Gerald Hecht. I have seen boots similar to those - they have come back in style (or maybe they never went out of style). I have lace up boots now but a little different style, and definitely for cold weather. ๐Ÿ‘ข๐Ÿ‘ข
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    24/07/2016 #87 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    #83 Thank you @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher for your very kind comment.
    Gerald Hecht
    23/07/2016 #86 Gerald Hecht
    #75 @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman I have a feeling a close approximation of those boots can be found somewhere between here and New Orleans; I gotta keep my eyes (and other senses) wide open anyway (for the whoosh of stray bullets, slings and arrows of outrageously hostile [mis]fortune, etc.); I may as well scan the environs for "classic Carnaby Street boots" at the same time!
    Gerald Hecht
    23/07/2016 #85 Gerald Hecht
    #74 @Gert Scholtz ahhh; the pieces of this puzzle of hives begin to form a picture...familiar contours...things begin to make sense
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    23/07/2016 #84 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Good to know how well you have recalled your past and summed up your present commitments to pen down your bio. Life is all good when you live it well with good intentions and inspiring deeds.
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    23/07/2016 #83 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    3k views interviewing yourself @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman (your bio). I think you'd be very successful interviewing others too! This is great.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    23/07/2016 #82 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    #79 Thank you @Donna-Luisa Eversley. That is an old pic, by the way so obviously I have changed. ๐Ÿ˜ฐ I wish I still had the outfit, boots, hair and legs. I used to dance a lot and I mean a lot. I still dance but not as much. It is great exercise yet doesn't feel like exercise. Paul and I were working out with a personal trainer but the place went belly up. We need to find a new place and get back to it. I enjoy a good work out especially when the weather is cooler. I have more energy and motivation.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    23/07/2016 #81 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    #78 How was your birthday @Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams? Fun I hope! I am familiar with Cape Canaveral from several years ago. I remember it as a pretty area and interesting due to NASA. We used to drive over there to watch the launches. I like Georgia because of the mountains. After living in FL most of my life, I welcomed the change. Thank you for the compliment on my poetry. I have a lot of fun with it and feel I am creating. Come on over to WordPress! There are several bees that blog on WordPress including our Queen Bee @Donna-Luisa Eversley.
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    23/07/2016 #80 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    hey, I used to have boots like that. Franci, do you remember the song by Nancy Sinatra; These Boots are Made for Walking! That's what you photo made me think of! We use to have a video of my younger sister (about 3 or 4 years old) dancing to that song wearing a pair white boots. I think we wore out the video torturing her with our teasing!#79
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    23/07/2016 #79 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    #78 @Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams did you check out those gorgeous legs and the boots... @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman, I'm sorry to be Lazer focused on your pic...you got me working out ...mentally, wondering how much exercise I need to get some killer legs ....inspiring.๐Ÿ˜‰
    Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    23/07/2016 #78 Pamela ๐Ÿ Williams
    What a wonderful story Franci! Told you I'd be back :-). My daughter is a cracker, born at Cape Canaveral. I lived along the Space Coast for about 9 years and two of my best friends are still there. I've never done more than drive through Georgia so can't say anything about that other than my son-in-laws father lives there. What I know about you Franci is that your poetry flows, it makes me think or it makes me smile. I enjoyed getting to know you! I hope our acquaintance continues for many years to come! Enjoying life together. Now, my next social media journey will be to check out WordPress. I'm finding writing online is very cathartic, more so than anything I've ever tried.
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    22/07/2016 #77 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    @Gerald Hecht and @Robert Bacal - I wish I had just stepped out of Carnaby St., but the outfit and the boots were purchased in Orlando. Oh, but how I love Carnaby St. I visited London twice in the early 1990s. I loved it!
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    22/07/2016 #76 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    @Gerald Hecht and @Gert Scholtz - cool and thank you from me and me. ๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿป
  19. ProducerMax๐Ÿ J. Carter
    Explaining beBee to your friends
    Explaining beBee to your friendsI live in the USA and beBee is on it's way to growing here and being the next big thing for Social Media trends in the USA. I forget that part about "on it's way" as beBee gets ready to make it's North America push. I am often talking to my local...


    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    31/01/2017 #57 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #56 Thank you @Juan Imaz and thank you for sharing this buzz,.
    Juan Imaz
    31/01/2017 #56 Juan Imaz
    very good and well written @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter!
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    27/01/2017 #55 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #54 It's letting go of cultural differences and letting true passions and interests guide that is why beBee works or to say I agree.
    Mohammed Sultan
    27/01/2017 #54 Mohammed Sultan
    @ Max J. Carter-beBee has always stressed on demonstrating personal brands based on their passions and common interests ,this will help put culture differences in the back yards of our mind.You can reach A GROUP of people with the same language- that's easy,but to approach PEOPLE whose perceptions ,thinking and feelings like us on beBee,and make them closer to the values and spirits of your personal brand ,that's not easy and not within the power of other platforms except beBee.

    On beBee there's no language constraints and culture differences are only imagined.
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    25/01/2017 #51 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #49 Thank you @Claire ๐Ÿ Cardwell and thank you for sharing this buzz.
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    25/01/2017 #50 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #48 Thank you @Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher and thank you for sharing this buzz.
    Claire ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    25/01/2017 #49 Claire ๐Ÿ Cardwell
    Great article @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter - have shared it on LinkedIn!
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    25/01/2017 #48 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    Well done @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter, sharing again on beBee and shared on twitter too!
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    23/01/2017 #47 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #46 And you live it beautifully my friend.
    Milos Djukic
    23/01/2017 #46 Anonymous
    #45 @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter, My entire professional career has been built on writing. The concept of networking in the field of science and technology has its own specifics that include mutual exchange of experience, expertise and knowledge. I support all dedicated writers, who have not yet earned well-deserved attention. What is important is the human interaction as an inexhaustible source of unusual and most valuable inspiration. "Helping Others Help Themselves". This is my vision of a fruitful networking.
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    23/01/2017 #45 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    Thank you @Milos Djukic for sharing this buzz and all the sharing you do of a lot of my buzzes and all the Bees you support which is many.
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    23/01/2017 #44 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #43 Thank you @Robin Barton on both counts.
    Robin Barton
    23/01/2017 #43 Robin Barton
    another good one Max! will share!
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    22/01/2017 #42 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    Thank you for sharing @John White, MBA
    Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    22/01/2017 #41 Max๐Ÿ J. Carter
    #40 Thank you @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee and thank you for sharing this buzz.
    Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    22/01/2017 #40 Javier ๐Ÿ beBee
    Thanks @๐Ÿ Fatima Williams @Max๐Ÿ J. Carter for buzzing around the world !
  20. Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
    Never ever give up! Jim ๐Ÿ Cody
  21. Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith
    thanks, @Jim Murray for the template! Sandra ๐Ÿ Smith


    Andrew ๐Ÿ Goldman
    18/01/2017 #5 Andrew ๐Ÿ Goldman
    Nice one!
    Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    18/01/2017 #4 Preston ๐Ÿ Vander Ven
    I am starting to agree. My association with other has gone done on that platform over the last year. I am so glad that @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee posted on my feed those months ago. Otherwise, I have not have found the Hive yet.
  22. Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    A very special bee is having a birthday today. Let's all wish @Graham๐Ÿ Edwards a very happy day! Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier


    Gert Scholtz
    17/01/2017 #4 Gert Scholtz
    @Graham๐Ÿ Edwards Happy Birthday Graham!
    Renรฉe  ๐Ÿ Cormier
    17/01/2017 #3 Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier
    #2 I'm not sure Graham will be thrilled with the announcement, but, oh well!
    Kevin Pashuk
    17/01/2017 #2 Kevin Pashuk
    Happy Birthday @Graham๐Ÿ Edwards... and thanks for spilling the beans @Renรฉe ๐Ÿ Cormier.

    The beauty of having birthdays in this current age, is that with the advancements in genetics and medicine, I should still be able to refer to myself as 'middle aged'.
    John White, MBA
    17/01/2017 #1 John White, MBA
    Happy birthday from Colorado, @Graham๐Ÿ Edwards! It's also my daughter's birthday. So, we will be out celebrating at our favorite Mexican restaurant. I will make sure to toast you as well!
  23. ProducerPhil Friedman

    Phil Friedman

    Grumpy and Grouchy Reflect On Beeing beBee Brand Ambassadorsโ€ฆ
    Grumpy and Grouchy Reflect On Beeing beBee Brand Ambassadorsโ€ฆTHE DYNAMIC DUO OF GROUSING BUZZ THE LAND OF POSITIVITY...Preface:ย  This is the 23rd installment of He Said He Said. Truth be told, Jim Murray and I agree that writing this series is about as much fun as two straight guys can have together, and so...


    Phil Friedman
    19/01/2017 #4 Phil Friedman
    #3 Don't worry, D-L, @Jim Murray and I have thick heads to go along with the tough hides. Cheers... and thanks.
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    19/01/2017 #3 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @Phil Friedman and @Jim Murray..You guys are good ambassadors for beBee. I think the value of experience you both bring to the table is much needed for a dynamic and growing social media platform such as bebee. You guys also have a very thick skin... Hahaha and that is also needed together with your engaging personalities. Don't go getting swell headed on the truth..Like the bristling grouchy diva look ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿค—
    Phil Friedman
    16/01/2017 #2 Phil Friedman
    #1 we'll, thank you , Candice, for lettting me know. Who says an old dog can't teach you some new tricks? Cheers!
    Candice ๐Ÿ Galek
    16/01/2017 #1 Candice ๐Ÿ Galek
    Fun fact @Phil Friedman after reading one of your previous articles last year and this line "If you found this interesting and would like to receive notifications of my writings on a regular basis, click the [FOLLOW] button on" it gave me the fantastic idea to add "Follow me" to my Linkedin profile. Resulting in a 200 percent increase in new followers. So I thank you kind Sir!
  24. John White, MBA

    John White, MBA

    Check out @Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa 's tweet of his weekly global social media roundup he does here on beBee! Feel free to retweet!
    John White, MBA
    Jan Barbosa ๐Ÿ on Twitter
    twitter.com โ€œThe Week In Social Media Volume 14 @jbarbosapr https://t.co/dH8pwuyDli via @beBee Featuring @MSweetwood @juanblanco76...


    Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa
    15/01/2017 #1 Jan ๐Ÿ Barbosa
    Thanks !!!!
  25. ProducerChas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt
    Ambassadorship~ Do I Qualify?
    Ambassadorship~ Do I Qualify?I am humbled by my recent designation as a beBee Brand Ambassador, but, philosophical musings began to arise- maybe I think too much; maybe not. I do accept it and if for any reason it is revoked in the future, I will not be bitter about that...


    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    15/01/2017 #43 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Hey Chas! Congrats again! Outside beBee land Brand Ambassadors are engaged/contracted or bought to endorse something good (or even dubious), irrespective of their patronage or conviction in the efficacy of the product or service being endorsed. Here the only thing that matters is your belief in beBee. If you got the title from beBees, rest assured, you earned it in full. What's left to do is to do what AmBees are supposed to do, best you can ;) I felt like an AmBee long before it was announced. I even expressed that. Because I believed then as I do now that this is the place for incubating value-based relationships that go the distance. That go into personal space as deeply as they do into professional space. Keep buzzing away!
    Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    15/01/2017 #42 Lisa ๐Ÿ Gallagher
    I just read through the comments and agree with everyone. If Javier feels you qualify, then by golly, you sure do! @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt, you are an uplifting person with a very positive attitude. I'm glad you were appointed. Loved reading about your journey on Social Media. I used to be a myspace addict until it fell apart, then we all left at once and joined Facebook. I have a love/Hate relationship with facebook. We don't use it for business because it doesn't suit my husband's needs. I used to have fun being 'me' on facebook until family members I hardly know found me, friends from HS found me and on the list goes. Now, I feel I can't just let loose like I used to there. That was sort of my playground ;-) My first experience with chat on the internet was using Windows 3.11 IRC. Wow... talk about a dinosaur but I made connections and even went to Penn State and volunteered at a golf outing for some friends I met online. I attended their awards dinner and met the infamous Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno... ick, cant believe I actually shook hands with Sandusky now!
    Phil Friedman
    15/01/2017 #41 Phil Friedman
    #40 Not so, Aurorasa. I have a can tab collection. Cheers!
    Aurorasa Sima
    15/01/2017 #40 Aurorasa Sima
    #39 Yeah. My theory is that itยดs just a perfidious trick to collect stamps. I fell for it.
    Phil Friedman
    15/01/2017 #39 Phil Friedman
    #36 Aleta, ask @Aurorasa Sima or @Andrew Books about that. Cheers!
    Gerald Hecht
    15/01/2017 #38 Gerald Hecht
    #37 @Aleta Curry I hope that you are feeling better; I just wanted to say that both you and @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt make me feel less isolated --I also have no FB, Twitter, Snap, Instagram, etc. accounts --I feel like I don't know what's going on half the time...but that's the "price" I guess... I don't want those things.
    Again Chas, I think that you are a cool (and cool headed) ambassador!
    Aleta Curry
    15/01/2017 #37 Aleta Curry
    Thanks for tagging me, Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt Sorry, I had a medical emergency (sudden, severe drop in Iron levels) and I've been resting (yes, really!) for a couple of days.

    I see everyone has already addressed your 'fitness for ambassadorship' questions, so there's nothing for me to add. I will speak a little to your chronicle of your social media journey, though, which I read with great interest. I think we've been at beBee a comparable length of time, though you were here first and I remember how happy I was when I got your 'follow'. Your social web journey is very similar to mine, and these are the reasons, I daresay, you brought this to my attention.

    Since I have spent so much time marketing my business, I have tended to stick to the large venues, with one caveat: the system has to work for me, that is, it has to be pretty intuitive and easy to use. I also have to get the feeling that there is engagement of some sort; the writer in me just wants to know that *someone* is reading what I write. beBee answers that for me, so that's why I'm here and that's why I tell others about it. It's really a matter of customer satisfaction: you put out a good and useful product, your fame spreads by word of mouth. That's it, really.

    Like you, I still don't get the charm of Twitter; Facebook I do use because, as I've said before, Facebook for business is invaluable to what we do. Since you mention Pinterest, I'll say that it might suit you, because you are an artist. I have an account there but just can't keep up so it's staledated. I might also suggest Ello; the reason I'm not active there is because it's such a visual platform that seems to really suit people with portfolio, which is why I mention it to you.

    Okay, that's it. And yeah: you're a great Ambassador, blah blah blah. :D
    Aleta Curry
    15/01/2017 #36 Aleta Curry
    #12 Chas, I think it'll be funny if you send him the pull tab from the top of the tin!
    Gert Scholtz
    14/01/2017 #35 Gert Scholtz
    @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt Ken Boddie gave us the phrase: "She'll be right mate". You are indeed and have always been. . @Ken Boddie
    Jim Murray
    14/01/2017 #34 Jim Murray
    You'll bee fine, dude.
    Adela Garcia
    13/01/2017 #33 Adela Garcia
    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    13/01/2017 #32 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    Chas, you are an honest to goodness representative, and a true ambassador. I agree with Chas, and do I truly love what Javier beBee, Juan Imazย and the entire beBee team have created. What a group duo here & all the Bee's that I met over the past year. beBee will continue to be very successful & has great spirit. Best regards, Bill Stankiewicz
    debasish majumder
    13/01/2017 #31 debasish majumder
    yes, i do believe you are an honest an a true ambassador, who candidly express his bent of mind and a lovely approach, bringing a positive vibe to beBee! love insight @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt! enjoyed read. thank you for the share my dear bee.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    13/01/2017 #30 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    oh @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt, the question is not 'do i qualify' but 'why do i qualify', we can give you 1000 reasons and more why you do. So enjoy being you. Enjoy beBee's journey.
    ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    13/01/2017 #29 ๐Ÿ Fatima Williams
    @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt Your straight-forward and down to earth attitude makes you a very special beBee and you contribute in your own unique way which make the experience even more special to us all.
    I thank Javier and his team and the awesome ambassador team that we are super proud to be a part of. #beBeesforever
    @Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman Love the poem ๐Ÿค—โค๐Ÿค—
    Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    13/01/2017 #28 Franci๐ŸEugenia Hoffman
    You are most deserving @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt! Welcome to the team.
    A positive and happy bee
    means a lot to you and me
    We know you care
    by what you share
    Stay just as you are
    and you'll go far
    Kevin Pashuk
    13/01/2017 #27 Kevin Pashuk
    Glad you made the move @Chas โœŒ๏ธ Wyatt... Hawaiian shirts and all.
    Emily๐Ÿ Bee
    13/01/2017 #26 Emily๐Ÿ Bee
    Chas, if @Javier ๐Ÿ beBee & @Juan Imaz think you're good, then you're good! Take this honor and bee proud. Clearly you are doing enough to get you the Ambassador name and that's awesome. Keep it up. Great article by the way detailing your Social Media travels between so many platforms. :-)
    Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    13/01/2017 #24 Bill Stankiewicz, ๐Ÿ Brand Ambassador
    Congratulations Chas Wyatt, you create solutions! Keep up the great efforts, if I can help you in any way please let me know???? regards, Bill Stankiewicz, Savannah, Georgia Bee
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