Social physics analyses patterns of human experience and idea exchange using the digital crumbs we leave behind. Like credits cards transactions or GPS locations. These are different from posting on Facebook, as those are what people chose to say. Where people spend their time or what they buy, teaches us more on who they are. According to professor Pentland by using social physics we can “predict the productivity of small groups, of departments within companies, and even of entire cities."
The rules of entrepreneurship change at a rapid pace. Founders need more than tech to succeed. This is one of those questions which will get an it depends type of answer 90% of cases. And as the startup world is evolving every day, it becomes harder and harder to define at first sight.
It's not easy to get people motivated to have do more than their everyday job. And yes, why would they? Having a job nowadays requires a lot of energy. Being successful at one's job is becoming an art.
This beginning of the year seems like a continuous storm. In a positive way, but still a storm. It's been years since I have been so overwhelmed by my to do list. So what does one do when all comes running towards oneself?!
Did you know that for 3000 years women had been the primary percussionists in the ancient world?!? Yes, percussionists. This was the case in the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean world.
In my last post, I was writing about the importance of working together for a greater good. About a collaborative way of seeing the world. And about a new project. I’m happy to say today, it’s live and kicking. Please be so kind and meet the East End Girls.
I was raised in a culture where collaboration was not the word of the day. Trusting others was pretty tough, if not a sign of weakness. So I had to learn to work together with others, I had to learn to collaborate.