Business Trends of 2012 and What Will We See In 2013

Business trends of 2012 and 2013About a year ago, we took a look at the business trends of 2011 and what was emerging for 2012. Well, now we’ve ushered in 2013 and it’s time to take a look to see what actually emerged as trends.

In the post from last year, we noted that influence sites like Klout, gamification and the shift from ownership to access to goods and/or services were supposed to be the trends of 2012.While Zipcar and AirBnB are examples of how access to goods and/or services is thrumming along, influence sites and gamification seems to have fallen off people’s radars.

*Please join us Friday, January 4th at 5pm BST/12pm ET/9am PT for the Twitter chat, #KaizenBiz as take a look at the business trends of 2012 and what might come in 2013. Not sure how to participate? Please click here for tips and advice.

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