"Get Big Things Done" is about the power of leveraging the social to accomplish the impossible. The book discusses how the old idea of "pulling one's self by the bootstraps" is not enough anymore in a world that is constantly changing. Thin them. The book makes the point that companies need to leverage from the inherent intelligence in the connections between the people with for them. Tapping into this intelligence using the power of technology gives businesses, teams, and individuals the ability to access ideas, help, and support from places all over the world and in all kinds of places in ways that can reduces costs, builds engagement, and spurs innovation.