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The Social Business Economy — It's All About Revenue

The Social Business Economy — It's All About Revenue | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
What’s a social business all about? Is it about having your brand on Twitter or Facebook? Is it about private social networks? Certainly, these all play a part.
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So far, this is the best Infographic I've seen on social media's transformation of modern organizations.  

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Capturing business value with social technologies

Capturing business value with social technologies | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
As these powerful technologies shake up productivity and growth across industries, they will create new organizational imperatives. A McKinsey Quarterly Strategy article.
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The tech is there - it's how you apply it that counts!

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3 Steps to Make 2013 the Best Year of Your Life

3 Steps to Make 2013 the Best Year of Your Life | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
What would have to take place to make 2013 the best year of your life? What would you be doing, thinking, feeling, and seeing? I know having the best year of your life is an audacious challenge, but it may be exactly what you need.
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Turning Design Thinking to Design Doing

Turning Design Thinking to Design Doing | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
Design thinking can be a powerful approach that helps organizations break through their limiting assumptions of what’s possible. It creates deep empathy and gets us out of the abstract debate over ideas in meeting rooms, to a place where we can collaboratively create and test tangible concepts. The theory is great, but implementation is often difficult. Why is that?
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Post Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present

Post Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
Brilliantly researched and written by C.W. Anderson, Emily Bell and Clay Shirky, this manifesto is a refreshingly realistic read on where journalism is and where it’s going.
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2013 Tech Trends

Frog Design, a design company worth following, has released this slide presentation of tech trends worth looking out for in 2013.
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The 10 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2012

The 10 Best Psychology and Philosophy Books of 2012 | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
A subjective best-of reading list with the most stimulating philosophy, psychology, and creativity books published this year from Brainpickings.org.
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8 Cognitive Biases That Will Make or Break Your Culture

8 Cognitive Biases That Will Make or Break Your Culture | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
Cognitive biases are something most of us cannot avoid. But once you know how to spot them, you can see them all around you. Here are eight common biases you might want to look out for in your organisation.
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The 10 Most Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn

The 10 Most Overused Buzzwords on LinkedIn | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
Do you describe yourself as 'creative'? The professional networking site says you might want to come up with a more original description.
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3 Surprising Ingredients For 21st Century Learning

3 Surprising Ingredients For 21st Century Learning | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
What is necessary for learning? Not much, according to Sugata Mitra, Professor of Educational Technology at Newscastle University in England. In fact, it can be reduced to three ingredients. Mitra has come credibility here.
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The Psychology of Sharing

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Why do people share? The Psychology of Sharing reveals groundbreaking research conducted by The New York Times Customer Insight Group, that fills this knowledge gap.

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15 Super Useful Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs

15 Super Useful Apps for Busy Entrepreneurs | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
These apps can help improve your work and personal lives.
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How the Internet Might Be Bad for Your Health

How the Internet Might Be Bad for Your Health | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
From affecting your mood to causing eye strain and poor posture, how spending too much time online might be bad for you.
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What storytelling does to our brains

What storytelling does to our brains | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
Storytelling is one of the most overused and underused techniques at the same time. In this post, we are revealing what storytelling does to our brains.
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The new reality of work

The new reality of work | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
The work of the future will be atomized, with many workers doing pieces of what is today a single job. here’s what that means for your company—and you.
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Kenneth Mikkelsen's comment, November 30, 2012 8:41 AM
Thanks for the suggestion, Denis. I have read the article in HBR, but never seen the video. It was insightful.
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Secrets from the Science of Persuasion

Video animation describing the Universal Principles of Persuasion based on the research of Dr. Robert Cialdini, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing.
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baraco.net's comment, December 10, 2012 9:56 PM
Can't see video. Says it's private.
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Putting social media to work

According to a recent survey of some 3,000 consumers conducted by Bain & Company, customers who interact with brands via social media spend 20-40% more money with those companies than other customers. In addition, customers who engage with brands over social media show a deeper loyalty to those companies.
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Connected Learning: The Power Of Social Learning Models

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DML (a “Digital Media and Learning” project), believes in the “the power of participation.” And they’ve created a learning model overview to prove it.
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A New Definition of Networking

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It's time for a fresh look at the way we form and develop business relationships.
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88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning

88 Best iOS Apps For Mobile Learning | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it

Would you like some brain food for your iPhone? Here's a list of the 88 best iOS mobile learning apps to get smart on-the-go. These great apps are in the business of filling out knowledge gaps on the go. 

 

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4 Powerful Twitter Tools Businesses Should Use

4 Powerful Twitter Tools Businesses Should Use | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it

 

4 lesser known yet powerful Twitter tools businesses should use to manage better relationships, build awareness, and multiply followers.

 

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30 Storytelling Tips For Teachers: How To Capture Your Student’s Attention

30 Storytelling Tips For Teachers: How To Capture Your Student’s Attention | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it
Storytelling has been around as long as humankind. It is one of the most effective ways to communicate an important truth to another person. It is a connection point between two people.
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10 Underrated Books Everyone Should Read

10 Underrated Books Everyone Should Read | Knowledge Broker | Scoop.it

 

Publishers Weekly took to Twitter to ask readers which books they wished more people had read.

 

Maybe you'll find inspirationd here also. 

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David McCullough's heroes of history

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This is a fantastic story from 60 Minutes with a remarkable man: David McCullough.

 

He talks about, how we nowadays raise historically illiterate youngsters. The solution? Bring back the stories around the family dinner table.

 

Also, this goes to show why you should live in Paris once in your lifetime!

 

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The Science of “Intuition”

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The power and fruitfulness of intuition has had innumerable and celebrated champions — from Einstein, Anne Lamott, and Steve Jobs to some of history’s greatest scientists and philosophers. But what, exactly, lies behind this amorphous phenomenon we call “intuition”?

 

This is yet another great post by Maria Popova on brainpickings.org

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Kenneth Mikkelsen is co-founder of FutureShifts, a consultancy that helps visionary companies identify and tackle the big shifts in the world by cultivating the skills, mindsets, behaviors and organizational cultures needed to succeed in times of change.