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Kristen Swanson wrote a brief post two days ago about Adam Grant's book, Give and Take. She shares three profiles from the book: People who help others without hesitation (Givers). People who help others but expect reciprocation in return (Matchers). People who mostly take from others (Takers). These profiles took me back to James Redfield's Celestine Prophecy (1993) and his discussion of energy givers and takers and reminded me too of Malcolm Gladwell's connectors. Kristen went on to reflect on her personal learning network (PLN) and observed: my PLN is full of givers. When I engage my PLN on Twitter around a topic, question, or resource,...