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Three and a Half Degrees: The Power of Connection

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Our ability to connect has never been stronger. In the past, the only way to connect with others was in person or through less immediate channels. Today, technology has created endless opportunities for people to connect. Instantaneous communication has enabled the world to become closer than we ever imagined and it’s sparked a fundamental change in culture. We’re no longer six degrees apart – technology has squeezed this distance from person to person. Today, we are separated by three and a hal...



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In what way can businesses use design and cognitive diversity to seamlessly insert themselves into the zeitgeist?
Three and a Half Degrees: The Power of Connection
Mar 25, 2019 Facebook
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Do businesses benefit from the wisdom that comes with age, or has technology replaced earned skills? How can a career change later in life thrive and mentor the digital native industry, and what are the differences between human skills and digital skills?
Three and a Half Degrees: The Power of Connection
Mar 11, 2019 Facebook
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Things are moving fast, and it’s not going to get slower. How can large and small businesses lean into change and find the motivation to keep moving quickly?
Three and a Half Degrees: The Power of Connection
Feb 25, 2019 Facebook
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After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, two former Marines use the direct, all-or-nothing leadership skills they honed while on the front lines to start their own businesses at home. But they quickly discover that being a successful entrepreneur in civilian life means leaning into a different set of behaviors. Business leaders will hear Jake and Victor’s first-hand tales from life-or-death situations overseas, and what they learned about empowering employees to drive success.
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The majority of businesses in the U.S. are family-run businesses, which puts remarkable pressures on relationships both inside and outside of the office. We speak with two executives who have worked for their fathers and crafted their own career paths.
Burgers are burgers, right? So why are some burger companies more successful than others? It’s all about rethinking the status quo. We speak with an up-and-coming small business and one of the biggest burger joints in the US to learn the special sauce on how to disrupt your own industry.
When Blake Mycoskie created the game-changing buy-one-give-one business model for TOMS shoes, it spawned a slate of welcomed copycats. Running a company with a social mission, however, requires passion and a water-tight business model. In this episode, Mycoskie meets two brothers who started their own clothing company where all profits go towards blindness research.
Remember that theory that everyone in the world is connected by just six degrees of separation? Well today, thanks to technology, three and a half degrees is all that stands between you, me... and anyone with an internet connection. Three and a Half Degrees is a new podcast from Facebook. Our first episode drops on January 14th: the founder of TOMS Shoes—Blake Mycoskie—sits down with the founders of Two Blind Brothers, two guys inspired by his work for social good. It’s filled with...