Conversation Agent - Valeria Maltoni - Mad Men, Self-Interest, Trust Agents, and Collaboration

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Valeria: I don't know what I can possibly contribute here other than to say that you've nailed it! (But Jerranna already beat me to the punch and said that already).

What resonated with me in particular is this quote here: "They build relationships in such a way that they develop mass - for collaboration."

Few people have the ability to do that successfully, and I consider you one of them.

Hi Valeria

Interesting comments about Mad Men (and women!) It's such a great show. While I like your definition of Trust Agents, I would venture to guess that the majority of organizations out there are still run by Mad Men principles (ie. people ruthlessly acting in their own self-interest). You're right in that Linkedin systems are more enduring and effective. Now if we can only convince the powers that be that it's OK to "play nice" in the workplace, we'd be ahead of the game.

Bam! You nailed it Valeria.

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