The Power of Social Connections

The concept of social capital has popped up a lot in recent conversations. But have you thought of the power of social connections on happiness and well-being? How social connections are more powerful than wealth?

This TEDx talk examines this phenomenon through the lens of neuroscience. Watch it and consider how it may impact your life? your work? your business?

I really appreciated the concept that first you have an analytical examination and then a desire to share what we learn. Can we harness this through cooperative and collaborative activities?

Look at where the brain feels social pain, it’s the same as physical pain. This yearning for social connection should be the foundation of so much we do in the workplace and with clients. For example, the best sales people ultimately are the ones that make real human connections with their clients, listen to them, listen to their needs, connect…

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