The Power of Sharing

The Power of Sharing

In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that, I learn from him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson In this age of social networking the concept of sharing has become extremely commonplace, but I'm not sure we have improved the value we create through sharing as opposed to increasing the noise through which we have to wade to learn something new and valuable. Each of us has our own strengths, areas of unique knowledge, and body of knowledge that the world can learn from. Our experiences, while uniquely personal, bring us a perspective that nobody else in the world has or could articulate the learnings of. Like a kaleidoscope we each see the same world through slightly different lenses that have been shaped and coloured by our own unique experiences. With new mediums like Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ (and a host of other emerging platforms for social networking) people have been empowered to share their experiences broadly,...
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