Wayne Yoshida

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My Network, My Friends Rock!


Lately, my social media feeds have been filled with so much negativity. In the spirit of Thanksgiving and the holidays - and to contribute to a small bump to change this negative stuff to something more positive, I present the 2017 You Rock Awards.

Each year, I think about the helpful people in my network, and thank them for their generosity. These people inspire, teach or help others and deserve recognition for their efforts.

Here are my top five friends who rock in 2017.

Amy Blaschka


Amy rocks because she is the most positive and inspirational person in my network. If you are having a tough day, visit Amy to get a positive boost to make you smile. Amy is also president of rbp Consulting. She is on LinkedIn as well as beBee.

Wendi Blessing


Wendi rocks for her patience, encouragement and guidance as a LinkedIn mentor. I am amazed at her teaching, writing and marketing skills. Visit Wendi's profile on LinkedIn to see her other talents, skills and services.

Dionne Carrick


Dionne rocks for discovering me on LinkedIn and giving me a LinkedIn boost. Dionne always shares advice on career management, resumes and other useful hints. If you are seeking career advice, connect with Dionne.

Paul "Pablo" Croubalian


Paul has the distinction of being a two-time You Rock Award winner. Paul rocks for his creation and service called My Tweet Pack – and teaching a lot of people how to rock on Twitter. He's on LinkedIn too, so don't forget to connect with him over there, and cross-pollinate your network.

Donna Serdula


Donna rocks for her services at Vision Board Media and LinkedIn Makeover. If you need to book a professional speaker on social media optimization, consider adding Donna to your roster. Donna is on beBee, too.

Past You Rock Awards





About Wayne Yoshida


Wayne Yoshida is a technical writer and education advocate with sales management experience. Wayne currently works in the alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) industry and has worked for a wide variety of high technology companies, including aerospace and defensephotonics, lasers and opto-mechanics, two-way radiotelecommunications and a non-profit, educational organization. His personal passion for electronics and Amateur Radio opened many doors to some very interesting personal and professional experiences. Working as a ham radio consultant for the NASA Johnson Space Center during Space Shuttle mission STS-9 is his most memorable experience.Connect with him on LinkedIn, Twitter and beBee, and for a look into his personal passions, follow his blog.

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David B. Grinberg

4 years ago #1

Excellent selections, Wayne, as usual. I'd like to give a Paul \ a special thanks for being so super awesome in so many ways. Thanks for all you do, Wayne and Paul! cc Javier \ud83d\udc1d beBee

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