Money matters : Nature News & Comment

Donald Steiny Economics, Social Networks, Sociology 5 Comments

This editorial from Nature suggests that displays of wealth lead to more unhappiness with wealth inequality. I like to connect this to Weber’s The Protestant Ethic and The Spirit of Capitalism where he points out that is some Protestant sects wealth is a sign of grace. I noticed that when I lived in Finland things seemed more even and here in …

Networks and networking

Donald Steiny Social Networks 0 Comments

In this article I am going to talk to you about personal social capital and networking from a perspective that you have probably not heard before.   First I am going to describe what it is, then I am going to describe why it is valuable and finally, I am going to tell you what you need to do to get …