Don’t stand back. Instead, advocates Sheryl Sandberg in her new book Lean In to making work and home life more workable for yourself and others. She offers research-buttressed advice and personal stories. The side benefit for you, too, may be standing out from the crowd in Davos or somewhere else that matters to you
The results, announced today, of a massive social experiment involving 61 million Facebookers, led to the creation of an algorithm that, if used by either political party, might tip the scales of this presidential election. Yes, that’s a staggering conclusion. The discovery may also alter target marketing, and word of mouth and cause campaigns.
It may even boost Facebook’s stock price. It will certainly affirm the inordinate value of our close friends, especially those we know online and in the real world. Consequently our collective and individual behavior in all these spheres, on line and in real life, may morph more swiftly as people tinker with the results of this study.
If you’re new to MovingFromMeToWe.com, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! … to decide whether you like or trust the person, say researchers. Snap judgments happen without conscious thought. Yet another part of the study has scarier implications for forging relationships. When participants were given more time to describe their reactions [...]
Make Wiser Choices, Stronger Friendships and More Opportunity by Visualizing Your Circles of ConnectionTuesday, December 30th, 2008
When meeting Natasha, photographer Rick Smolan never imagined she’d be an emotional thread of continuity for his life. Human stories take unexpected turns, especially next year. I’ve got your back and you’ve got mine. That’s a mighty welcome feeling as we enter 2009. Why? Because, more than any of the last 25 years, 2009 will crackle with change, unexpected loss and fresh opportunities [...]
… on a big screen in a theatre – as part of a short-film before the feature movie. For the first time anyone can create an animated cut on their computer with tools provided by Intel, Facebook, Dell and others in this Mass Animation project launched today. The crowd votes on submissions. Winners get moments of fame via on-screen credit and $500. 5,586 people have already signed [...]
Traditionally, conference attendees fill out conference evaluations after a session or conference is over, but the SXSW conference for tech and entertainment folks is anything but traditional. Some attendees heckled in real time at the “pandering” and/or “self-promoting” style of Business Week’s “Valley Girl” columnist Sarah Lacey during her interview of Facebook CEO, Mark Zukerberg.A “trainwreck.”(Advice: know [...]
A huge protest on Monday gives you a blueprint on how to jumpstart your call to action. It happened quickly. If hundreds of thousands of Colombians can organize a protest on Facebook, to take to the streets against the violence-prone Marxist rebel group, FARC then perhaps you and like-minded others can launch your cause, boycott, [...]
Tomorrow we are joining the growing number of online voices around the world by going blog silent. This is to press for the release of blogger and reform activist, Fouad, who has been “detained” in Saudi Arabia.
I don’t know about you but sometimes I take too long to get to the point. Instead of listening, my captive audience goes on a mental vacation. They feel talked “at” rather than “with. “ Especially if something is really important to me or I know too much on the topic I fall victim to [...]
Busy bees. Yep. “The busiest ‘hive’ is the (formerly) student “hive,’” notes Mark Brooks, to the surprise of few who go online. More people check in more often at Facebook than at any other online social network. But few people guess the name of the second busiest hive.