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A simple way to predict career success

Must-read. Using Steve Jobs as an example, entrepreneur and writer Michael Simmons explains the The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science:

According to multiple, peer-reviewed studies, simply being in an open network instead of a closed one is the best predictor of career success.

In the chart, the further to the right you go toward a closed network, the more you repeatedly hear the same ideas, which reaffirm what you already believe. The further left you go toward an open network, the more youโ€™re exposed to new ideas. People to the left are significantly more successful than those to the right.

I also highly recommend following @michaeldsimmons on Twitter โ€” he shares interesting quotes and stories (like this one) all the time.

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Have a great day!

Jimmy


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