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Community: An Update to the Update

In my previous post I suggested that one of the hot trends at the moment was around ‘community’. I stick with that assertion and let me clarify it a little further… Communities, tribes, clusters have been around for yonks. They’re not new. Living in a cave with a couple of families was probably our first…

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One is good, many is better…

The Bees Wees: One is good, many is better… The Book: Barry Libert and Jon Spector and thousands of Contributors; We Are Smarter Than Me: How to Unleash the Power of Crowds in Your Business To learn about the power of community-at-work look to the natural world. An individual bee, with its modest brain, is…

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Tim Ferris – The Four Hour Work Week

The Four Hour JOLT! Business/Self development books bring to mind sheep in wolfs clothing; they’re a better fit with ‘auto-biography’ than the ‘fix it’ genre. What they represent is life experience pulled together, bowerbird style, into a personal ethic, philosophy, research paper, manual, etc. The unifying theme is: ‘buy my book/ebook; CD/DVD; workshop/seminar, and, I’ll…

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