Leaders must be hiding under a rock if they do not see the impact the internet is having on the members of their teams. We are more connected, more informed and more isolated. The internet is changing the way your team members are relating with co-workers. Sometimes your team members feel more connected to people they have only met electronically compared to the guy in the office next door.
As a leader, how do you help your team pull together with a shared identity and purpose, when their preferred way of connecting is through technology? One of the places to start is to understand more about how people are leveraging the internet and how they are creating digital communities. One interesting video about the power of the internet can be watched by clicking here: “Rachel Botsman: The Case for Collaborative Consumption.”