Relative Deprivation Theory: Malcolm Gladwell at Zeitgeist Americas 2013

Check out this video, it’s brilliant. It clearly explains why it’s better to choose a less renowned college and being a top student rather than picking an elite college and drop out because: “As human being we do not form our self-assessments based on our standing in the world. We form our self assessments basedContinue reading “Relative Deprivation Theory: Malcolm Gladwell at Zeitgeist Americas 2013”

Symbolic Violence and Social Media

I work at 123people and my job is to integrate social media into a corporate environment. A few weeks ago, I got a special request from a customer and that got me seriously thinking how social dynamics affect the business of companies. A strange request A customer was asking us to violate one of theContinue reading “Symbolic Violence and Social Media”