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are you connected?

February 14th, 2010

People want to feel connected.  As Seth Godin put it in his book The Tribes Casebook (a free download) all of us in some way belong to a tribe. You may not think it’s a tribe or call it something else like a group or a league or a class or demographic, but we all belong to a tribe in one way or another.  Think about it, belonging to a tribe gives us a sense of belonging, of being part of this group and perhaps an important part of the group.

Life has shown us that we are happiest when we can connect with others of like mind, with people that support our ideas, with friends and family and loved ones.  Think of how this need or wanting has evolved from the days of a simple phone call to today where you can find old school mates online through platforms like Facebook which has over 350 million users.  I reconnected with a cousin that I had not seen or spoken with since I was about 7 or 8 years old.  We are now catching up though Facebook.  What a great tool. » Read more: are you connected?