Is Democracy in Deep Trouble?
Nov14

Is Democracy in Deep Trouble?

As the recent US congressional elections show, a growing number of citizens aren’t voting, reasoning that their ballot won’t change anything. Especially young citizens, people everywhere agree with the bumper sticker: “Don’t Vote! It Only Encourages Them!” Businesses and entrepreneurs need to care, because if democracy is in trouble so is the free market system. Business can’t succeed in a world that’s failing. Is...

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Forbes Review of The Digital Economy Anniversary Edition
Nov08

Forbes Review of The Digital Economy Anniversary Edition

Catching Up On 20 Years Of Innovation Maturity In Internet Time Forbes writer Rawn Shah reviews the 20th anniversary edition of The Digital Economy: To prognosticate the future on the Internet timescale is a risky venture even looking year to year. When one understands the fundamentals of what is changing, per rare individuals like Don Tapscott, it is possible been right on the target even over decades. In his 20th anniversary edition...

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Is “The World’s Most Secretive Company” Opening Up?
Nov05

Is “The World’s Most Secretive Company” Opening Up?

Apple has been called “the world’s most secretive company.” But when you look closely at Apple, . . .

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Three Things Parents Must Learn From Kids About Tech
Oct31

Three Things Parents Must Learn From Kids About Tech

In his interview with Yahoo!, Don Tapscott gives practical three-step advice on how parents can learn not to be afraid of their children’s use of technology, but rather to embrace it. Building on his own experience of raising children in the digital age, the advice helps parents understand how to parent children who are products of this digital...

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(Almost) Everything We Think About Managing Talent is Wrong. Here’s Why.
Oct28

(Almost) Everything We Think About Managing Talent is Wrong. Here’s Why.

Today’s workplace should look more like a jazz band (yes, that’s a pic of me) rather than a Dilbert-style bureaucracy that looks more like a dysfunctional marching band. As Dilbert pointed out (in the best selling management book of all time) our approach to talent management is deeply flawed.

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Is the Digital Economy Still a Capitalist Economy?
Oct21

Is the Digital Economy Still a Capitalist Economy?

In his latest piece on LinkedIn, Influencer Don Tapscott writes: Too bad the term “socialism” was appropriated by Karl Marx, because it would be an apt description of today’s emerging social economy. The social media revolution is transforming the way we create wealth, work, learn, play, raise our children, and probably even the way we think. A billion people use social media daily. We have social networking, social business, social...

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