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  • feedwordpress 19:11:48 on 2017/04/27 Permalink
    Tags: , , , Eli Pariser, Facebook, Filter bubble, John Kasich, Kind Foundation, , Obama, , TED, the big sort   

    Want a Way to Get Out of Your Filter Bubble on Facebook? 

    A recent research finding by Morning Consult that only 5% of adults seeing social media posts on Facebook from those with a much different world view is recent sign of how social media can reinforce our living in “filter bubbles” – meaning a tendency to surround ourselves with likeminded people and ideas. Way back in 2013 I wrote in my Forbes column about Eli Pariser’s insight book on this topic. And in my blog in 2012 I cited his book and two others that warned of this tendency – The Big Sort and On Being Certain. According to the Morning…
  • feedwordpress 14:55:08 on 2016/07/11 Permalink
    Tags: , , , connective, flexible, , mutually supportive, Patricia Linville, , Steven Johnson, TED, Tom Peters   

    Why Become a Connective Leader in Our Complex World 

    “Diversity trumps ability” as a sufficiently diverse, large group of non-experts often outperforms a small group of experts,” found Future Perfect author Steven Johnson.  In our increasingly complex, disruptive world, we will face more situations where we can benefit from calling on the so-called wisdom of the crowd.  Thus it behooves us to have colleagues with very different work and life experiences, and from diverse professions and industries. Be aware of the mitigating problems of “social influence” so you can sidestep them. Secondarily, as a connective leader, hone your capacity to recruit and involve them to support you, as you would support them,…
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