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The secret ingredient that makes some teams better than others

Culture defines any business, but it’s one of the hardest things to manage. In this extract from her new TED Book, Margaret Heffernan lays out the often-overlooked element necessary to build an effective, efficient organization: social capital. 2,872 more words


Like Paper in Fire

Politics designed to fit on a bumper sticker may not be effective in the real world.

I kept thinking that as I read Wesley Yang… 983 more words

The American Scene

Top 14 Ways of the Spirit of Social Capital

I have struggled with this idea of social capital in my life.  Social capital is the building of relational trust with our neighbors in the place we live.  838 more words

Parish Imagination

In short | Happiness increases with high social capital

The United Nation’s 2015 World Happiness Report says that societies in which people are more willing to help each other perform best in terms of both subjective happiness and economic development. 384 more words

Journalism From Mars

Observations of Class Differences and The University Experience

My university experience was less of this:

and more of this:

It would seem logical to go to university if your desired career requires a degree or because you have an acute thirst for knowledge. 844 more words

Browsing Catharsis - 04.29.15

This Exists,” by Jason Brennan. #socialjusticewarriors.



“The paper considers ‘trust’ as an empirical determinant of individual support for government intervention. The central notion is that the influence of generalized trust on policy attitudes is conditional on confidence in both state actors and major companies. 146 more words


UN World Happiness Report 2015: Key findings

“Rhetoric about happiness is not enough. To build a better world requires that decision-makers give a central role to the happiness criterion in decision-making at every level” 

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Journalism From Mars