The Startup Success Podcast

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Show #62 Paul Pluschkell,

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The Startup Success Podcast

The Startup Success Podcast

Bob and Pat talk with Paul Pluschkell, CEO and cofounder of, an innovative startup that is transforming social media, innovation and idea creation in large enterprises and other companies. What happens when social media reputation building, leaderboards, voting ideas up and down within a company meets companies like AT&T, Walmart and Southwest Airlines? The results may surprise you.

Paul shares some very useful advice for startups selling to enterprises as well, and offers a perspective from a vantage point few enjoy on how social media is going change the workplace.

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Written by Bob Walsh, Self-Funded Startup Consultant

April 1, 2010 at 9:00 am

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  1. Interesting and informative.


    April 2, 2010 at 10:19 am

    • Interesting. I tend to agree with Bob on the need to legally protect people that are good at anything else but posting ideas and building reputations within corporations that adhere to the practices promoted by Spigit.


      April 2, 2010 at 12:31 pm

  2. I love the idea of keeping the ideas anonymous. Not only does this eliminate fear of embarrassment… but it also eliminates the “Halo Effect” which often develops in closed communities.


    April 6, 2010 at 9:07 am

  3. […] #62 [link] [iTunes]. Bob and Pat talk with Paul Pluschkell, CEO and cofounder of, an innovative […]

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