Category Archives: Speaking Engagements

"Eat Your Spinach, Earn Your Dessert." Aloha Kauai, Society for Human Resource Management

By Barbra Pleadwell & Kimberly Miyazawa Frank (in collaboration with Saberfort, LLC) Mahalo SHRM Kaua‘i, for hosting us today and asking us to present “Effective Use of New Media in the Workplace, Avoiding Social Media Fiascos.” When we present on … Continue reading

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Aloha, Society for Human Resource Management Hawaii: New Media & the Workplace

By Barbra Pleadwell & Stella Edralin (Saberfort) Mahalo SHRM Hawaii, for hosting us today and asking us to present “Effective Use of New Media in the Workplace, Avoiding Social Media Fiascos.” When we present on this topic, it forces us … Continue reading

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Eat Local Challenge: Kids Learn from Kid-Chef Duke Kenney at Waialae Charter School

By Barbra Pleadwell My kid is a first grader at Waialae Charter School. It was our pleasure to mix work with school involvement tonight. Most photos featured in this blog post were taken by my daughter, Bella Grace Harper. Weʻll get … Continue reading

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Navigating New Media: Blogs, YouTube, SNS and Cyber Security with Windward O‘ahu Rotary

By Barbra Pleadwell Thank you Windward O‘ahu Rotary Club, for hosting me today. Each time we present on this topic, it forces us to update our knowledge about all things emerging online. For talks about new media, our firm tries … Continue reading

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Aloha, Rotary Club of Pearl Harbor… Online Communication

By Barbra Pleadwell Thank you Rotary Club of Pearl Harbor, for hosting me today. Each time we present on this topic, it forces us to update our knowledge. For talks about new media, our firm tries not to use traditional … Continue reading

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Chaminade Rules! "50-Minute University" Tonight

By Barbra Pleadwell (BAP) I love going home… to Chaminade. Twenty-two years ago I left my parents’ home in Guam and transitioned into a new family of wonderful people dedicated to me and my classmates. I lived, learned, worked and … Continue reading

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New Media Update for "OWA"

Since it’s an outdoor venue, I won’t be using a PowerPoint or a handout for tonight’s talk with the Oahu Wedding Association (OWA). It will be a true test of my ability to cover new media for small businesses in … Continue reading

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Housing for Waianae residents in transition

Being part of something that helps those less fortunate can be quite exhilarating; maybe more so during the holidays.  I was lucky to spend a beautiful Thursday morning in Waianae on a 4.3 acre dirt plot filled with tractors, a … Continue reading

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The 671 on Guam: Last Day… 5 :(

I almost didn’t make it to the first official meeting of the American Marketing Association’s Guam Chapter. I got a late start, and when you’re in Guam for a few days you start to become paralyzed by the idea of … Continue reading

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The 671 on Guam: Day 4

Thursday proved emotional before we even got to the first day of the two-day forum at the Guam Legislature. The morning experiences set the stage for what we would hear at the “The 2009 Island Conference on Public Administration, The … Continue reading

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