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Help Wanted - NYTimes.com
FTA: "The main driver, I believe, is the merger of globalization and the Information Technology revolution.

Mark Mykleby, a retired Marine colonel and former adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, calls “the democratization of expectations” — the expectation that all individuals should be able to participate in shaping their own career, citizenship and future, and not be constricted.

“The days of leading countries or companies via a one-way conversation are over,” says Dov Seidman, the C.E.O. of LRN and the author of the book “How.” “The old system of ‘command and control’ — using carrots and sticks — to exert power over people is fast being replaced by ‘connect and collaborate’ — to generate power through people.” Leaders and managers cannot just impose their will, adds Seidman. “Now you have to have a two-way conversation that connects deeply with your citizens or customers or employees.”
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january 2012 by evanharmon
Will Durant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Died the year of my birth... Wrote The Story of Civilization and The Story of Philosophy.
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july 2010 by evanharmon
A Whole Lotta Nothing
Founder of MetaFIlter. Interesting-looking blog. Had a brush with a brain tumor.
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april 2010 by evanharmon
Brendon Connelly
Utilizes a lot of social networks in interesting ways - delicious, last.fm, flickr, etc.
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march 2010 by evanharmon
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