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A Harvard University study revealed that during self-disclosure on social media, participants activated the Nucleus Accumbens. This region is important in the development of addictions — it lights up when someone takes cocaine or other drugs. Self-disclosure activates the same part of the brain associated with the sensation of pleasure — the same pleasure we get from having sex, eating food, and receiving money. Continue reading

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The Smart Leadership Lessons from Facebook

Facebook acquired WhatsApp, a company with at most $300M revenues, and 55 employees, for $19billion. That’s billion – with a “b.” An astonishing figure that is second only to HP’s acquisition of market leader Compaq, which had substantial revenues and profits, as tech acquisitions. Continue reading

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Greg Satell on Google, Facebook, the management challenge, new vs old, and the ‘probably most important insight of all’. Continue reading

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Innovation of Loneliness

Here is an interesting video exploring ideal human group sizes, human psychology, and the effects of social media and social networks on the human condition. It will be interesting to see, now that we know these things, what we choose to do. What impact have the innovations that are social media and social networking had on your life and your loneliness? Continue reading

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How Social Affects Lead Generation

Social for lead generation has finally stepped into the limelight, and for good reason. The question of whether or not it can be an effective B2B marketing strategy has been answered with an astounding yes. But now the question remains, “how do I successfully implement social into my overall strategy?” Continue reading

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Why Businesses That Neglect Big Data Will Be Left Behind

We live in a disruptive age, in which the average lifespan of a Fortune 500 company is plummeting while new businesses seemingly spring out of nowhere and become multibillion dollar businesses almost overnight. Clearly, in the age of big data, incumbent firms will have to change the way they learn. Continue reading

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Some of the Most Exciting Tech Companies You've Never Heard Of

One of the most interesting aspects of digital technology is its ability to disrupt. These days, scale is no match for innovation and speed. Nevertheless, the new technologies that we usually hear about are from giants like Apple and Amazon, Facebook and Google, Microsoft, IBM and the like. On any given day, it always seems that one of those companies steals the headlines. That’s a shame, because some of the most interesting companies are ones that rarely get much attention. Continue reading

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