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Facebook IPO how Social Media disrupts the economy!

Facebook IPO is out there and is real! It shows that Software, the Digital and the Social Media industry as a whole are eating / replacing the economy / disrupting it. And although it seems crazy I believe it is also good news, not just because of Facebook in itself but because of what it represents, the digital world industry and all the economy. The advent of Facebook is the emergence of new digital open data, a somehow new economy.

If Facebook keep they user base happy they are well positioned Read more […]

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the world is not going to end tomorrow

Believe me the world is not going to end tomorrow. independent of all turmoil, independent of all challenges, independent of any drama or present nightmare, conflict. After any tempest there is always the quiet moment when the sea gets calmer.

The important is to keep making a statement about believing and keep on learning every day that there is a need to be thankful with everything one gets not with in effect we don’t have or owns.

It is imperative to make a bold statement for life and keep Read more […]

Richard Brandson, Steve Jobs Capitalism and Creating Value

The truth about business, entrepreneurship or any form of organised activity is not about simply profit, it is about creating value. The creation of Value is the ultimate goal for any venture, company, business model and even government or politic party whatever its dimension, location or strategy.

Recently Richard Branson an entrepreneur known for its eccentricity and smart way of managing an ever evolving disruptive brand said:
“Capitalism has “lost its way” and financial profit should no longer Read more […]

Money, Wealth, Social Media and Gamification

There is a Shift between Money, Co-creation, Social Media and Gamification

We are in a historical paradox crossroad for humanity. It is thus a frightening time for the world finances and economics where at the same time the concept of money is pushed further through the advent of social media, co-creation, the social graph and concepts such as Gamification that are taking over of reality and creating a kind of twilight zone. On one hand there is extreme poverty mixed with extreme wealth, the advent Read more […]

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How to change your will and How to Change Yourself

Change your will, change yourself and no Excuses!

What is change? Do you real want to change? These are 2 critical questions to ask yourself in the light of a present world where the keyword crisis is out there running as a hopeless virus. But another question to ask is if man kind is really just a civilisation in crisis? Or an hopeless civilisation? I don’t buy it. And my statement is that we can change things and use the challenges we face as an amazing opportunity to move forward and create Read more […]

How to design a Vision

How to design a Vision? You design a vision with  inspiration, change and Share!

The right design of a vision can only be done through an emergence of re-designing the way we think and act! And yes the way we share! The concept of vision is very personal and can drive people to achieve great things and execute massive actions. A clear Vision can deliver a way to inspiration and with the right measure of passion one can indeed reach a lot. But this can only be done through a strong design. A Read more […]

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19 Top Social Media Digital Authors and Metrics

19 Top social media digital authors and metrics, the reinvention of the authorship concept and social reach!

Social Media is there and with it new disruption and new trends. Social Media is expanding and redefining the concept of author, the creator and of course the meaning of authorship and copyright. This post is a reflection of what makes a top social media digital author and what are the best metrics to define it. Also this post is a selection of authors that somehow are the key influences in Read more […]

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7 books on Social Media, Tech, Society related to read

7 Top Social Media, Tech, Society related books in my list!

The corridors of knowledge are always being populated by different evolution and trends passing by. Society with the advent of Social Media is going through a huge revolution but this is not something new. There has been an evolution and we are at this stage thanks to a lot of research, technological and social changes that have been there for long time, evolving. In a time of attention spam and where all of us read shorter and shorter, Read more […]

Globalisation, Social Media Terra Incognita Web

Terra incognita, web transparency and a new metaphoric globalisation!

Lately technology and web are making humanity go faster… too fast in this wide “Terra incognita” (the latin expression for Unknown land, territorry, used by ancient navigators for the mysterious areas under discovery).  Although we live in a over mapped world that has powerful navigation such tools as Google Maps, GPS, Foursquare, Geo location devices the notion of “direction” has somehow disappeared from the reality maps. Read more […]

Inspirational Quotes and Personal Development

Inspiration Quotes are critical to focus and manage our own Personal Development!

We can do whatever we want with our life. It all starts with our way of thinking. An inspirational drive is something that provides or shows creative or spiritual energy and inspiration. In order to have this inspirational drive we should focus in listening and we need to remind several times all the good things we have in life. One should also aim towards the things we wish and need to do in order to achieve that. Read more […]