John Hagel

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    John Seely Brown

    May 14, 2014 10:00am | by Julie Giles

    John Seely Brown is the Independent Co-Chairman of The Deloitte Center for the Edge. Prior to that, he was the Chief Scientist of Xerox Corporation and the director of its Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) — a position he held for nearly two decades. While head of PARC, John expanded the role of corporate research […]

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    Life is the Ultimate Choose Your Own Adventure

    Jan 30, 2014 4:37pm | by admin

    “Sometimes we find what we need in the most unlikely places.” It’s sort of become a tagline for Avatar Secrets. Maybe that’s why I am so drawn to the notion that the Internet can foster serendipity —  that you can go out looking for one thing, and end up discovering something else, something you didn’t […]

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    John Hagel

    Jan 29, 2014 10:25am | by Emily Doherty

    “I live and work on the edge – the views are breathtaking, the experiences deep and satisfying and the learning is limitless.” — John Hagel John Hagel III is an author and management consultant who specializes in the intersection of business, strategy and technology. He currently serves as co-chairman of the Silicon Valley-based Deloitte Center for […]

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    Serendipity And The Virtual World

    Jan 23, 2014 4:10pm | by Ramona Pringle

    Sometimes in life, things happen that can only be explained as being magic. Or, at least that’s how it feels. Call it fate, destiny, a happy accident or a fortunate surprise, it’s serendipitous: the perfect thing you didn’t know you needed. Serendipity is the magic sparkle dust that twinkles over our lives, every once in […]

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    Modern Cities and the Quest for Community

    Dec 11, 2013 5:04pm | by Marie Alcober

    When the Internet was invented, everyone assumed people would move out to the country. After all, given the choice to communicate remotely and do business from anywhere, who wouldn’t want to live in the countryside with acres of rolling hills and babbling brooks? In its infancy, the Internet posed a threat to community. The thinking […]