The companion to the Student Social Media Academy:

Learning to Love LinkedIn

In this shorty episode, I’m taking a deep dive into LinkedIn and exactly why you should love the platform. I’m sharing why it’s such a powerful platform and my suggestions for updating and enhancing your LinkedIn presence. Don’t miss the final heartwaves segment, where I share how even the smallest actions made a serious impact on achieving some of my biggest of goals.


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Dr. Jason Meriwether
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Dr. Tina King

About Josie and The Podcast


In each episode, Dr. Josie Ahlquist – digital leadership author, researcher, and speaker – connects tech and leadership in education. This podcast will bring you leaders on-campus and online. From Senior Vice Presidents on Snapchat, YouTubers receiving billions of views and new media professionals. All through the lens of social media and leadership. Josie hopes you will not only learn from these digital leaders but also laugh as we all explore how to be our best selves online and off.
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