Are Connections Overshadowing Collaboration?We are hyper-connected today, and there are real metrics to showcase. Just look at the counts. Whether it is connections in LinkedIn, people in Google+ circles, followers in Twitter, or likes in Facebook, there are numbers to track. Dig below the surface though. Do we find collaboration in those connections?

It is a question I have been thinking about lately. We connect but do we collaborate? Does it matter? Can collaboration be tracked like connections?

Thinking through connections and collaboration sets itself up well for a two by two matrix review. It is a simple lens to peer through and look for some answers. Read more here.

Jon Mertz
Jon is a vice president of marketing in the healthcare software industry and named one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business by Trust Across America in 2014. His background consists of an MBA from The University of Texas at Austin and working for companies like Deloitte, IBM, and BMC Software. Outside of his professional life, Jon brings together a community to inspire Millennial leaders and close the gap between two generations of leaders. Connect with Jon on Twitter @ThinDifference.
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