Back from a 10 day snowboarding trip to Austria. This weekend I collected a bit more stories as the lack of information during the vacation made me read a bit more than usual. Is Google really launching a next attack on Facebook? Here are the posts that caught my eye:
Social Business Leadership Framework. Embedding social business ideas into an organization has less to do with embracing tools and technology than it does with learning how to facilitate and manage culture change. What set of skills do leaders need in their toolbox to effectively lead organizations through the process of adopting social business philosophy?
Welcome to the EGOsystem: How Much Are You Worth?. Whether you like or not, we live in a social hierarchy where your every move is indexed and calculated into a score that represents your stature in a digital society. Complain all you want, but the truth is that your place within a social class system is already separated into a divide of Have and Have Not.
Google to Launch Major New Social Network Called Circles. If what we’ve heard is correct, the service will offer photo, video and status message sharing. Everything users share on Google Circles will be shared only with the most appropriate circle of social contacts in their lives, not with all your contacts in bulk.
Are Brands #Winning Because of Charlie Sheen?. As Sheen told TMZ, the reason he’s taken up Twitter is simple – it’s a “cash cow”. The more he rambles about trolls, the more money he could rake in from advertising. Considering that he’s out of work — the discovery of Adonis DNA will probably happen before the Sober Valley Lodge becomes a no-tweet zone. Plus, he’s winning. “Duh!”