January 2010

30 Jan Social Signals

  Harvard Business Review’s January issue features an interview about charisma and social signals that people send. Research by MIT’s Alex Pentland who directs the MIT Human Dynamics Lab found that social signals or charisma can be measured and matters (better to have than not)....

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17 Jan Connecting the Dots

Seems that “connecting the dots” is the new adage for 2010. The reference has become popular since the failed Christmas bomber incident and the recognition that making connections between scattered dots can prevent surprises. I read an article by Stefan Stern in the Financial Times...

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