At our recent kick-off event for the UC Davis MSBA program, Bryan Kirschner, Google’s API strategy lead, summed up the importance of hands-on learning by saying: “making the shift to be able to learn from doing and experimentation, is a tremendous advantage over the old way of doing things, and that’s something that there is a crying need for . . .”
To truly take full advantage of the benefits of social capital, it becomes important to diagnosis all of the networks that make up your network. Knowing who is in your task network, your career network and your social network is key.
A developmental network is more than just a group of individuals who provide you with professional support and guidance.
One major question that all organizations have to address is how to select new members. How should they attract new applicants? How should they select from among them?
Modern humans - Homo sapiens sapiens - have notably big heads - with large brains inside. When lined up next to chimpanzees, gorillas, baboons and other primates humans have proportionally larger skulls and brains, and smaller rib cages and jaws.