This is literally a page from Seth Godin's What Matters Now free ebook. It's a compilation of ideas from 70 big thinkers about what to think about in 2010. It's a quick read.
What struck me Gina Trapani's thoughts on social productivity - "Getting things done is not the same as making things happen." While she is talking about personal leadership and making a difference, I think that phrase gets at the difference between organizational productivity and social productivity. It's an idea we explored in our forthcoming book, The Networked Nonprofit.
How has connectedness changed the way you're working? Are you focused on checking off the to do list or making things happen? How do you manage the balance between the two modes of working?