Promoting Professional Geekery #25: Reviews

We want to have a world with more fan-to-pro types, more professional geeks, more happy people doing what they like for money within certain legal and ethical boundaries.  Indeed we spend a lot of time trying to improve ourselves professionally … Continue reading

Promoting Professional Geekery #24: Start a Meetup

you've got cons, you've got your video viewings, you've got your midnight runs with your gaming group to get pancakes.  You've got a lot of social events, my progeeks. So if you want to keep promoting professional geekery, why not … Continue reading

Promoting Professional Geekery #21: Start A Geeky Group At Work

Your work place may be the geekiest thing ever or it may be so straight-laced people fear there's going to be an office comedy made of it.  No matter what, it's a great place to form a geeky group – … Continue reading

Promoting Professional Geekery #18: Evangelize About A Professional Association

Last week I mentioned that, to promote the idea of professional geekiness, you should let a professional association you belong to know about your fellow fans, subcultures, etc. with an interest in said profession.  OK, so you got your fellows … Continue reading

Promoting Professional Geekery #17: Evangelize To A Professional Association

If you've read this blog for any length of time, or any of my books, you know I'm big on people joining professional associations.  They're great for networking, for keeping your skills up, and more.  They're de rigeur for any … Continue reading

Promoting Professional Geekery #13: Involve Your Business

Trying to promote professional geekiness, encourage your fellows to turn hobbies into jobs, or at least hook up fellow fans with careers?  Get your business involved. Maybe it's your business, maybe it's someone you work for, but find ways to … Continue reading