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Why leaders cannot ignore the impact of social media

So many people are constantly texting or updating status reports on Facebook, MySpace, or YouTube. How do they get any useful work done? As far as I am concerned, all this online stuff just stunts your ability to develop meaningful relationships with other people. Anyway, this whole social media thing is just a fad.

If you’re reading this via Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter, then this probably does not reflect your point of view.  However, for many people, this is a familiar lament about the world of social media.  If you fall into this latter category … perhaps these interesting statistics about the impact of globalization and technology on our world might cause you to reconsider your perspective. Read the entire article in the January/February 2010 issue of CGA Magazine here.

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