Lessons Learned from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg
While attending Harvard, he helped start Facebook as a fun college project and transformed it into a social media giant with more than 1 billion users, 42 million pages and 9 million apps--and counting. He's been named a Time magazine "Person of the Year." Oh, and he's worth about $9.4 billion. Of course, we're talking about Mark Zuckerberg. And if you can't get enough of the 28-year-old cyber-star, then the book Think Like Zuck: The Five Business Secrets of Facebook's Improbably Brilliant CEO Mark Zuckerberg (McGraw-Hill Professional), from author Ekaterina Walter, is for you. Far from just "another computer geek," Zuckerberg has led a well-rounded life and brings a philosophical bent to his business world view. With that in mind, the following 10 lessons learned underscore his reflections about innovation, failure, recruitment and brand promotion. Walter is a social innovator at Intel and was named by TopRank as one of the "25 Women Who Rock in Social Media" in 2012.