Book review: Social media, collaboration and collective action

Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky (Penguin Books, $17.50, pb.) Procrastination and laziness wound up getting me connected with an audience of more than 2,100 people. It was late afternoon. I'd just finishing pulling together a PowerPoint presentation for a talk I was giving first thing the next morning. I wanted to run the slidesContinue reading “Book review: Social media, collaboration and collective action”

Book review: How to succeed by really, really trying

How to Succeed in Anything by Really Trying By Lyman MacInnis Random House of Canada: $25 Time magazine just published its annual roundup of 10 ideas that are changing our world right now. So what's the big idea holding down top spot on Time's list? Jobs are the new assets. Not so long ago, weContinue reading “Book review: How to succeed by really, really trying”