In The Wall Street Journal, John Chubb and Terry Moe write that the substitution of cyber technology (which is cheap) for labor (which is expensive) can vastly increase access to an elite-caliber education.
A good friend of mine has long argued that startups can succeed through vision and hard work. Because I only partially agree with his position, we have had more than one heated argument on the subject. It is my belief that hard work and a great idea are required ingredients for success, but that those two elements alone are not enough for a startup to become a success.
Imagine a great Amazonian rainforest. As your mind floats along the banks of a surging river in this rainforest, pause for a moment and take in the strength and beauty of the mightiest of the trees that you can see in front of you. Reaching above all of the other plants and collecting a shower of precious sunlight, this tree is over 100 feet tall, with sinewy roots reaching deep into the rich forest soil. Beautiful isn’t it?
Did this tree get to be the the giant that it is because of hard work? Not hardly.
"We look at historically how we as human beings have been forced to adapt to developments in the tools that we use to complete our every-day work, how have we had to change to deal with these advances, and the speed at which we have been forced to do so in the digital age in recent years. We do this through our infographic – ‘Evolution of Workplace Technology’.
In an infographic by GO-Gulf.com, ”User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites”, shows the comparison of the latest user stastics of popular social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
In the business world, the social media platform of choice for business professionals is LinkedIn, and this platform is especially effective in delivering leads in the business to business market.
As well as delivering leads to business owners, LinkedIn is a very effective way of establishing your personal brand, which if effectively developed can also lead to greater opportunities for your business.
This excellent article, suggests that the real value of LinkedIn is the way it allows one to one connections with other business professionals, and it outlines 10 ways that you can use LinkedIn to build your business.