Monthly Archives: January 2013

How much is the right amount to tweet?

Of the many issues when engaging on social media, one of the most central is how much to post. If you don’t post enough, you’re barely visible. If you post too much, you annoy people who are likely to unfollow you, and you make any individual post far less likely to be seen or acted

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I believe that open business is an important and valuable foundation for success today. We actively share our activities and priorities on an ongoing basis, and intend to share considerably more over time. Two years ago I shared our AHT Group Business Model Overview and a year later I published our 2012 Priorities, and found

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A little while back I was interviewed for a cover story on the jobs of the future for the Careers section of the Sydney Morning Herald. Here are the sections of the article that drew on my thoughts: According to the futurist Ross Dawson, the world of work has always required employees to be on

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On my recent holiday I was in extraordinarily beautiful surroundings, in the Jervis Bay area of Australia’s Eastern coast. Being in that environment helped me to recall my thoughts from when I was much younger, when it struck me that the world inside us and the world outside are isomorphic: they have exactly the same

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Today show: when will we entrust child care to robots?

I was in Sydney over New Year (nowhere better to celebrate it!) before heading off for holidays, and was invited onto the Today national breakfast program to talk about some of the themes from my 2013 and Beyond Appearing and Disappearing framework. Click on the image below to view a video of the segment. One

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A change of tack for Trends in the Living Networks

Happy New Year! I wish you a most wonderful year ahead. I for one am very, very excited about what 2013 holds. I’m just back from close to three weeks holiday over Christmas and New Year, including some wonderful time on the beach and among the kangaroos in Jervis Bay. As always after a holiday

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Ross Dawson is globally recognized as a leading futurist, entrepreneur, keynote speaker, strategy advisor, and bestselling author. He is Founding Chairman of AHT Group, which consists of 3 companies: consulting, publishing, and ventures firm Advanced Human Technologies, future and strategy firm Future Exploration Network, and events company The Insight Exchange.

Ross is author most recently of Getting Results From Crowds, the prescient Living Networks, which anticipated the social network revolution, the bestseller Developing Knowledge-Based Client Relationships, and Implementing Enterprise 2.0. (click on the links for free chapter downloads). He is primarily based in Sydney with a secondary base in San Francisco.

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