Network Literacy

The ability to see and understand networks and use them to your advantage is a critical skill for the 21st century workforce. “It’s more than networking. It’s more than exchanging business cards and following up after a conference — although that is still important.”

Unlike the information age that rose over a decade ago, where content was primary, in today’s network age, relationships are primary. This interconnected world has replaced the traditional career ladder, requiring new skills and tactics. Network literacy —  a baseline skill that requires training and understanding for people in today’s workplace. Four key attributes for network literacy:

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Read also: Workforce collaboration in the network era

About Giorgio Bertini

Research Professor. Founder Director at Learning Change Project - Research on society, culture, art, neuroscience, cognition, critical thinking, intelligence, creativity, autopoiesis, self-organization, rhizomes, complexity, systems, networks, leadership, sustainability, thinkers, futures ++
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