The size of a social network, its diversity, and being the connector between different groups is related to being more innovative, according to meta-analytic evidence. On the other side, having a close social network where one’s contacts are also mutually interconnected is related to lower innovation, possibly because of higher overlap in the knowledge of the group members. Having a broad, open, free social network may thus make your ideas fly!
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