3 Professionals to Follow on Twitter

Regardless of how long you’ve been using Twitter, you should always keep an eye out for inspirational business professionals to follow. The wealth of business information on Twitter offers constant opportunities to improve your game when it comes to entrepreneurship or running a business of any size. More specifically, there is much to learn from the Twitter feeds of the following business professionals:

Steve Blank


Why You Should Follow Him: 

This highly successful entrepreneur has founded several startups. He has also written books about his theories on how to find success as an entrepreneur, particularly in Silicon Valley. He now teaches lessons in entrepreneurship at Stanford, Berkeley and Columbia.  But, you don’t have to go to class to glean at least a morsel of his knowledge – to learn more, you can simply follow his Twitter feed. He clearly enjoys sharing his findings with those interested in business, so take advantage of his teaching by following him. You will find that he mostly tweets articles and videos he created or is featured in, but he also posts helpful quotes and links from other business professionals.

Recent Tweet: 

“Can’t believe I managed to connect the South Park underpants clip to Schumpeter, rent seekers, and Lean – fun http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/video/9zZW91YzolLIMWvjgneEKb5AAzuQoVMp”


Clayton Christensen


Why You Should Follow Him: 

Clayton is a Professor at Harvard Business School, where he teaches a course called Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise. Many business professionals consider him one of the most influential contemporary business thinkers, and he has written nine books and hundreds of articles about innovation and growth. In fact, many of his tweets reflect his interest in not only business, but also new developments in education. If you’re interested in embracing changes in all aspects of life, Christensen’s Twitter feed will interest you.

Recent Tweet:

“Is K–12 blended learning disruptive? An introduction of the theory of hybrids: bit.ly/1abOsvJ


Anita Campbell


Why You Should Follow Her:

Anita is the founder, publisher, and CEO of Small Business Trends, which is a resource for entrepreneurs and small business owners alike. Anita’s advice on business appears in many books, magazines, websites, and newspapers. Her Twitter updates are plentiful and mostly consist of links to articles on Small Business Trends articles and similar websites. As a woman who has appeared on three Forbes listings of influential women in social media (30 Women Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter, 25 Most Influential Women Tweeting about Entrepreneurship, and 20 Best-Branded Women on Twitter), you stand to gain a lot from checking out her Twitter feed.

Recent Tweet: 

“23 Terrible Blog Marketing Tips You Should Ignore bit.ly/158BoFY  via @BizSugar