Tag Archives: social networks

3 Insights from Adam Grant’s “Give and Take”

Could giving be the key to success? Adam Grant’s book Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success suggests there is some real power to the old maxim that it’s better to give than to receive.  He starts the … Continue reading

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Social Capital Inc. Blog: Engaging with Foundations and Network Weaving

I was surprised to learn from a recent Center for Effective Philanthropy survey how few of my nonprofit colleagues are using social media to engage with funders. Several foundation leaders followed with thoughtful articles on the subject, so I thought … Continue reading

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6 Must Read New Social Capital Articles

Important social capital readings seem to come in bunches, which lend themselves to roundup posts like this. These recent articles explore how social capital can address issues like health, obesity and poverty, and include some broader lessons on social capital … Continue reading

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Post of the Week 3: How LinkedIn Takes Stress Out of Friendships

I marked this post, How LinkedIn Takes Stress Out of Friendships, to blog about later. So I’ll check that off by making it my Post of the Week (POTW #3). This post on the Harvard Business Review blog network starts … Continue reading

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Reflection on Foursquare & social networks

Passing thought: Foursquare point system seems to incentivize loyatly (Mayorships & repeat visit points) and exploration (extra for visiting new places). There seems to be a parallel one could draw with creating an effective social network. One derives different kinds of social … Continue reading

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