“The bottom line? According to multiple, peer-reviewed studies, simply being in an open network instead of a closed one is the best predictor of career success.”
What, in the context of business, is an open network? And what is a closed one? Essentially a large, open network is one where you are the link between different groups of people. In a small group, one usually interacts with the same people.
To learn more about network science and Simmons’ analysis of what this all means, read the article here.