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NEIGHBOURHOODS Hurrah, the citizen voice is here
| TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
Wait there's more: 'YSM is about enabling people to make the changes they want to see in their area in their way and not about us imposing ideas from the outside.' Mobility and changeOver on Our Society, Your Square Mile founder Paul Twivy has posted a response to questions posed by Julian Dobson. ' What can this mean?
JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH How is internet changing the way you think? book review
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
In 2010 the question was: how is internet changing the way your think? Some people state that the Internet is not really changing their way of thinking, but most of the writers respond it does. And I think it has not yet led to profound changes in the training / education world (but seems to come). see this as the real danger.
SOCIAL REPORTER People Powered Change needs ppchange communications
| FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
The launch of Big Lottery’s People Powered Change, which I wrote about earlier and have just attended, generated the usual mixed reaction online and in the room from romantics, boosters and critics. There’s lots of aspiration towards this in People Powered Change, but no evident support. million of funding, including £2.2
MATHEMAGENIC Not bloging, identities and Happy New Year :)
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
What I didn’t realise is that identities change or, to be more specific, some of those many identities in each of us take leading role for a while. Change Me Meta-blogging Uncategorized life blog writing change identityTags: blog writing , change , identity. So here I am :). Untill I stopped working :).
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Is “development 2.0? the same as “agile international development”?
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
start-ups) is how to institute these radical changes in large hierarchical organizations. am sure that people who help a large command and control organization like this become more flexible would have some experience to share that would be useful for people who are interested in changing the way they work with or in the UN , USAID or gtz.
21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION "Socially Challenged" - Putting the WHO in Enterprise 2.0 at Frankfurt Workshop
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2010
tools are changing the way work gets done and impacting where control lies. Change the patterns of participation, and you change the organization. Industry change Innovation Knowledge Facilitation Leadership Organizational Networks Organizational Performance Relationship Networks Social Networks Social Tools Web 2.0
P2P FOUNDATION How does real change occur: P2P Theory vs. socialist theory
| THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2009
Marxism, and other forms of socialism based on a ‘a priori’ political struggle to take power and achieve change ‘afterwards’, are in my opinion wrong in their understanding of how fundamental social change can be achieved. But is there any historical precedent for such a form of change.
FRESHNETWORKS ‘Horizontal media’ – how social media has changed journalism
| MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
In a recent article titled “The people formerly known as the audience , The Economist looked at how social media technologies have changed how we gather, filter and distribute news. Jay Rosen , a professor of journalism at New York University, has termed this change “horizontal media. Tweet This! Post on Google Buzz.
MATHEMAGENIC Ada Lovelace Day: lessons learnt from my mother
| TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
Tags: technology adoption AdaLovelaceDay09 Change
HILDY GOTTLIEB Creating the Future - Buckle Up!
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2009
We have a heck of a year in store for social entrepreneurs and funders, for executive directors and board members, for consultants and leaders of management support organizations, for college professors and for anyone else who wants to move beyond just “doing their work - folks who want that work to catalyze community change.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Blurring the Dividing Lines
| FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2011
I can’t get through a day anymore without at least one conversation about blurring lines – how different players in the social change arena can work together better, learn from each other, avoid duplication, create new organizational forms that aren’t stuck in the old “business vs. nonprofit” paradigm. More Effective Question. Not mine.
NETWORKING ACTION Rio+20: Large systems change experience reflection
| SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012
What does Rio +20 have to do with global change? It presents itself all about “change” and “transformation”…but what’s the strategy with the event? Consider the way things are organized. The NGOs are in tents on the beautiful Flamengo Beach; … Net Dev
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Is evaluation a cost or an investment?
| FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
Change Management Evaluation Monitoring Organizational LearningTurn your evaluation into a catapult (picture by trebuchetstore.com). Or shall I go so far as to say: a waste of money? If your organization sees evaluation as a cost, you might not want to call me just yet, because my tools and approaches won’t work for you.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Catalyzing Community Change
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2010
It is the evening of Day 2 of our immersion course for Consultants as Catalysts for Community Change. While I am taken away from the blog with this week’s amazing group of change agents, I hope the podcast will encourage you to push the envelope of your own potential to be the change you want to see.
HILDY GOTTLIEB A New Year Full of Kindness
| MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
The small steps, then, are to change the systems that assume reality is other than that. Change systems that focus on problem-solving to systems that focus on creating something positive. Change systems that assume we will treat others badly to systems that assume we will choose kindness and compassion. Changing the World
NEIGHBOURHOODS The curse of the free rider
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009
' So the business model changes slightly, but hopefully the idea is not in danger. Tags: Mobility and change Theft and vandalism continue to plague the Paris self-service bicycle hire scheme, Vélib ('la ville est plus belle a velo'). The scheme in Lyon apparently has been less troublesome. Via Regen and Renewal.
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Being a leader without being the boss
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
We’ve all been there and maybe you are there today: You feel responsible for the success of an initiative, change process or project but have little or no formal authority to tell people what to do. Well, whether ordering people to do stuff actually leads to sustainable change is a different question. and what lights your fire?
SOCIAL REPORTER Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change
| TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
'Following a Lobbi strategy group meeting yesterday – which I trailed here – it looks as if one strand of development will focus on a kit of technology tools to support local change agents … that is people doing good stuff in their community. You need a theory of change, and models for how stuff happens. What next?
THE COLLABORATION BLOG Changes at Collaborate.com
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
'Sorry I have not been blogging much in April, but we have been very busy changing things around here, not only content and services, but as you will see even our domain name. But we have to change our mindset before we can change behavior (and make it stick). That is why my new domain is “ [link].”.
PORTALS AND KM Will 99¢ Change TV Like it Changed Music?
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2010
This is a question Stewart Mader asks in his blog Future Change s. When Apple introduced the iTunes store with songs priced at 99¢, it changed the “single” part of the music landscape, by allowing consumers to buy only the songs they wanted.” This changed the buying paradigm. I do it all the time. What will you do
MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS Social Business Implementation Challenges - Metrics, Risk, and Change Management
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012
According to the report, organizations that have experienced the most success in social business approaches have made fundamental changes in the way employees work. 3) Change management is a critical requirement for embedding successful social business practices in an organization. ". Change is a risk. My Comments.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Name Change: The Final Decision Needs Your Wisdom
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9, 2010
If you are new to the issue we are addressing in this post – changing the name of the Community-Driven Institute – come up to speed here. We have spent months discussing both the process of changing the name and the name itself. With that, several key decisions remain. Now more than ever, we really need your wisdom. Thanks!
VALUE NETWORKS Changes for Value Networks LLC
| FRIDAY, MAY 6, 2011
The changes will not affect delivery of services or software support for the Value Network Insights application. You may anticipate seeing some changes to this website regarding ownership and management around June 1st. change ownership supportAll inquiries regarding the changeover may be directed to email@example.com.
CHRIS COLLISON What stops us from putting knowledge into action?
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012
Some possibilities: It’s much easier to write a document than see a change through to completion. It’s too difficult to find the owner of the process which needs changing. Although I wrote the recommendation, I’m not 100% confident that we should change the process for everyone. Our BMW is nearly 8 years old now.
FRESHNETWORKS Why the changes to @foursquare with #4sq3 are game changing in location-based marketing
| FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
has been released, and with it come significant changes that not only change the app experience, but also show that Foursquare is maturing in its use and positions is clearly alongside Facebook Places, the other dominant location-based service. This latest version changes the game in a number of small but important ways.
P2P FOUNDATION Thresholds and abrupt social change
| TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2011
How does large-scale social change sometimes happen abruptly without a clear cause? In this community, some people will start off the change on their own, and others will join as they see that they have enough company; but they will stop at about 5 percent and nobody else will join in. P2P Movements Social ChangeAnd so on.
CHRIS CORRIGAN Mutations are the way to make change
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013
Social change is littered with ideas like “taking things to scale” which implies that if you just work hard enough, the things you will do will become popular and viral and will take over the world. They can withstand all kinds of threats and massive changes, This is a GOOD THING. That which we desire to change is US.
EMODERATION The Facebook Pages redesign - what's changed and what does it mean?
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
I'm still checking out the Page design changes which Facebook released last week and garnering opinions on them. When you log in, you're given a brief tour of the changes and an option to upgrade to them (which will be compulsory on March 10th - at least in the US). On balance do you think the changes are mostly improvements?
VIV MCWATERS Let’s playfully change the world!
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011
It won’t come as a surprise to know that I’m completely on board with his call for a revolution [a drastic and far-reaching change in the way we think and behave] – a play revolution. Bulgaria sounds like a really bad country to live and work in based on this TED talk by Steve Keil. That’s right – play. link].
MATHEMAGENIC What a coffee corner provides, how to call it and a research agenda
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
Tags: Changing workplace Chapter 7.
EMODERATION Facebook changes help admins without third party tools
| FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
These roles are fixed by Facebook: page owner cannot change the priviledges associated with each. Levels can be changed from the “admin roles” panel within the “edit page” dashboard. The third party tools still offer huge benefits to Page admins, but these two changes will definitely improve the lot of those not using them.
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Net-Mapping at Agile Coach Camp, Columbus, Ohio
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
career coaching case studies Change Management facilitation notes from the field Organizational Learning UncategorizedThese fish are ready for the next cocktail party! copyright by Sugar Daze on Flickr). But after getting used to the feeling, I can just recommend to any flounder or herring to attend a cocktail party every once in a while.
HILDY GOTTLIEB The Problem with Being an Expert
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
hope that will soon change. And I am beginning to wonder if the assumption of expertise isn’t one of the pre-conditions to changing those systems. Without a change in assumptions, systems will not change. What stops the Community Benefit Sector from achieving its potential to build a healthy, vibrant world? Walls go up.
MADE BY MANY We should all do a start-up project and change the world
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Heidi calls it, " An experiential shift to drive real empathy and change" We may not all make the next Instagram , Tumblr or Angry Birds but we can now all make big changes that inspire and transform everyone around us, and our world. A wonderful debate is raging. Can agencies make stuff? What’s stopping you from starting
NEIGHBOURHOODS Power points
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
Mobility and changeI’m a bit late catching up with this, but it’s too good to pass over. m surprised there weren’t more examples of civic mutual aid and self-help; perhaps they just remain undiscovered. So let’s turn to the comments, one or two of which reveal the tortuous brainlessness of the anti-public-service, Don’t-Tax-Me mentality.
PARTNERING RESOURCES Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
Herding the Smart Cats: IT Change Leadership. Other times, this is a challenge, like when trying to change behavior. Change could be hard. Employee change management was an early concern and team members came together in the discovery phase of the project to identify stakeholder concerns. It was their friends. Adapt.
MANAGING COMMUNITIES How to Make Changes to Your Community (without the Backlash)
| MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
For me, it relates to the general issue of change on communities and what you can do to make your changes more [.]. photo credit: music2fish2 (eric lanning) ren asked: “What [do you] do when upgrading to new software causes a downturn in user engagement? How [do you] get it back? Thanks for the question, ren.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Summer of Change – Tom Kelly
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 7, 2011
This summer, I’ve been sharing some favorites from the interview program I do for the Chronicle of Philanthropy – “Making Change. And given all the brilliant minds I’ve interviewed, finding favorites isn’t easy! Making Change PodcastAnother summer Monday, another great interview! Casey Foundation.
ELSUA Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?
| TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
In short, resistance to change anything. How much longer before we all realise that change is inevitable, after all? Change is always a hard job to carry out successfully, specially within a working environment where everything seems to work just fine. Well, may be. But then again, may be not! But for how long? For all of us!
NET-MAP TOOLBOX What is the best network structure?
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011
case studies Change Management Evaluation International development Monitoring Social NetworksIt's easy: The one with the biggest trophy has to be the best - but how do you judge what's the best network structure? Beauty contest winners, copyright by "What makes the Pie Shops Tick?" Both structures have pros and cons.
THE BUMBLE BEE The River Diagram: Strategic community change management
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
I am always on the lookout for good simple visualisation techniques to support change management. In other words you start with a Maturity Model for the particular Change Management area you are working on. The River Diagram idea is quite straightforward. These could be separate groups or different teams or units in a big organization.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Bringing People Together to Create Change – Podcast
| MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
Changing the World Community Engagement Making Change PodcastWhen groups begin aiming their work at making more of a difference in their community, they quickly realize that none of us can accomplish much on our own. Individual organizations begin reaching out to others doing similar work. They create plans. Download here from iTunes.
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Agile international development?
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
Responding to change over following a plan. was once in a project meeting where the donor representative said: “You know, this is a learning project, so if you realize in the middle of it that you need to change your approach, that is fine.” “We are uncovering better ways of developing. Continue to improve.
SOCIAL REPORTER Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally
| SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
The gist is that big changes in living organisms largely occur in short episodic bursts when their external environment undergoes some form of drastic change. 'Downloading Democracy 2013 – Archived Live Stream from John Popham on Vimeo. I’ll come to that … but first, what’s not. That’s a skilled operation.
SOCIAL REPORTER How helpful is journalism for People Powered Change? Further thoughts.
| SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
The Big Lottery People Powered Change programme aims to fund, support and inspire community level activity across the country, and as well as the many, many small grants given to groups under various programmes, ppchange is funding infrastructure: that’s what the Media Trust grant is about, together with four others announced in March.
PORTALS AND KM SXSW Notes: Positively Inspired Change Campaigns
| THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
This is the session on Positively Inspired Change Campaigns led by Stacey Monk, Founder & CEO, Epic Change and Tom Dawkins, Co-Founder, StartSomeGood.com. Social change agents often use guilt, fear, pity, or outrage to rally an audience around a cause. Stacy shares the stories of change makers in their communities.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Making Change!
| THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2010
As I noted in the post that laid out our goals for 2010 , our aim is simple: To change the dominant conversation from a focus on accountability to donors (and the overall means we use to do our work) to a focus on the results we all want - creating visionary community / global change. The debut program of Making Change aired today!
ELSUA Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours
| MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
am not sure whether you may have noticed the slight difference, perhaps, with other training strategies on social computing adoption available out there, but Intel’s puts the money right where it should well be: not on the social tools themselves, but on changing and adapting people’s behaviours. After all, Web 2.0
ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGY Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day
| MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2012
The day surfaced a lot of great questions that the industry is struggling with, including where and how the Community Manager role (and related team roles) should evolve, how community management changes by online touchpoint, and how to deal with burnout in a very high-touch and sometimes emotional role.
NETWORKING ACTION Two Mapping Approaches for Change Networks
| MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
Last week I presented maps for a Renew Boston (RB) group. Although the maps are preliminary, they provide a good illustration of how the two methodologies used can be complementary. They present a nice case study about use of… Net Dev mapping
JENNY CONNECTED Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc
| SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2011
There needs to be a balance between the Red Queen Regime, where there is not enough structure, people are always running to stay in the same place, everything happens too fast, there is no creativity or emergence – and the Stalinist Regime where nothing changes because there is too much structure. What could be the reasons for this? link].
MATHEMAGENIC Why sharing a team room might be not so good
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
Strong reliance on sharing a space usually means that there are not many backup information flows (to revisit from a distance or later) and that communication practices are not well articulated (so it’s difficult to change them or “move to another – digital – format if the need arises).
EMODERATION Facebook makes major changes to Pages
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
In yet another sweeping change, Facebook has announced that it will, as of this week, be removing the handy sidebar boxes from all profiles. What does this tab width change mean? If you’ve created a custom tab, you need to change the width to 520 pixels. TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for one”.
SOCIAL ABACUS Measuring, changing behavior
| THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
Source: Nike.com/fuelband With more people trying to crack the social media measurement nut, my focus has shifted to the study of behavior change. it's easy to lose sight of what most people are interested in: effects and impact, or in other words attitude and behavior change. Better awareness of our behaviors is critical.
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Using Net-Map to become more agile
| FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
If you come to an organization (as internal or external Agile coach) and you want to implement Agile, this is not like saying: “We are going to use this new product now… but we will keep on working the way we did before” It’s a radical change in what the organization does and how it does it. That is a great first step.
NEIGHBOURHOODS Behaviour change, my arse
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011
And all credit to Dave for putting his hand up to challenge the snide 'behaviour change' rhetoric. see no sign of this state of affairs improving, and 'behaviour change' and the fashionable rhetoric about getting ordinary people to 'learn to innovate' etc seems to confirm that decline. How scary is that?
HILDY GOTTLIEB What Does It Mean to “Be the Change We Want to See?”
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
As it is with each of our Consultant Immersion Courses, the focus began far beyond the question “What do I have to do to effect change in my community? Instead the class began where we begin each time, asking, “What does it mean to be the change I want to see in my community?. What does it mean to be that change?
PARTNERING RESOURCES Lessons from the Octopus: Business Ecosystems, Adaptability, and Change Leadership
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
It turns out that there’s plenty to learn from these creatures about adaptability, change leadership, and business ecosystems. When moving from one area of the ocean to another, they rapidly change color to match their surroundings. Business Ecosystems Change Leadership Leadership Team PerformanceImage: Arkive.com. Adapt.
MANAGING COMMUNITIES Google+ Communities Don’t Change Anything (and That’s Fine)
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Developing Your Community
SOCIAL REPORTER BIG’s People Powered Change may catalyse a more bottom-up big society
| SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2011
With the launch this week of People Powered Change , the Big Lottery sets out its plans for a distinctive niche in the Big Society agenda , supporting local bottom-up community projects. BIG Lottery Fund is refreshing its England wide portfolio of programmes around the concept of People Powered Change. Credit due for transparency).
HILDY GOTTLIEB Aiming Low and Falling Short
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
Changing the World Leadership My Inspiration Stuff I'm Thinking AboutI may be the only person in my immediate circle who doesn’t really care about the space program – who didn’t know the final shuttle flight had launched until it showed up in my Twitter stream, hours after the fact. It blew me away. And I wept. Oh yeah.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Aiming with Clear Intent
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
Once you’ve listened, please join the discussion that is in progress at LinkedIn, where we will dive into the question of just what it is organizations are holding themselves accountable for. (If you have not already joined the Making Change group at LinkedIn, you can join the group AND the conversation at this link.) Casey Foundation.
FRESHNETWORKS Facebook mobile changes for iOS
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
Last week Facebook made some changes to how its platform works for mobile apps, and I wanted to highlight 3 of them which I think are particularly interesting: A new mobile and web app. One of the challenges faced when building Facebook apps in the past has been how to make them accessible to mobile users. Bookmarks. Requests. Tweet This!
ALCHEMY OF CHANGE Change Happens Through People – Even at Walmart
| THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2011
Part 1 of 4: Marc Gunther just reviewed Force of Change , the story of Walmart’s conversion to sustainable business practices. When the world’s largest public corporation makes any big change, it’s noteworthy. But this change could very well help save the world. Meaningful People Power
NANCY WHITE Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa
| FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
It provides opportunities for continuous experimentations as well as controlled frequent and rapid changes. change events international development learning non profits/ngos #ela11 elearning innovationOne of our panelists was the wise and warm Adejare Amoo from Nigeria. Read on! And thanks to Adejare! Henry Chesbrough, UC Berkeley).
NANCY WHITE Monday Video – Jim Denevan’s Dance of Drawing
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
But the gems, the breakthroughs, the insights, are most often a fleeting moment when something changes. Monday videos change reflection storytellingIn the world of learning, knowledge management, organizational development, we see solutions that are “scalable and “sustainable. It is lived, in the moment.
EMODERATION Proposed changes to the defamation law will affect online publishers
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
Last week a joint committee of peers and MPs published their report into the Government's draft Bill revising the UK's defamation laws. The revisions are manifold and aimed in part at reducing the amount of 'libel tourism' and also supporting complainants who cannot afford to make a legal challenge to those with bigger pockets. legal moderation
HILDY GOTTLIEB Why Problem-Solving Doesn’t Solve Problems
| MONDAY, APRIL 13, 2009
Boards will never change.”. As we try to predict what might happen, things change before our eyes. And the cycle of “things will never change” and “we’ll never be able to do enough continues. The War on Drugs. The War on Poverty. The War on Illegal Immigration. Fixing a dysfunctional board. Ending poverty.
NEIGHBOURHOODS More evidence that driving kids to school isn’t helpful
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013
Mobility and changeQuick heads-up for another Sarah Goodyear article in the Atlantic , discussing research showing an association between exercise on the way to school with ability to concentrate. She refers to a survey of nearly 20,000 Danish children and young people aged between five and 19. Nor have been since.
MICHELLE LAURIE “Making the invisible visible”
| MONDAY, MAY 24, 2010
One of my contracts is coordinating a process with local governments to help prepare for the impacts of climate change. I generally start sessions by asking people what they have been observing in their landscape/community that may be related to climate change. The title of this post is a quote from Nancy White.
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Is your most annoying opponent really the most dangerous one?
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
picture by cheetah100 on flickr) I have started interviews for my innovation networks study, trying to understand how a new idea materializes and becomes real world change. Someone who sees their own glory threatened if you are successful, prefers a different solution to the problem, or just thinks that any kind of change is a pain.
HILDY GOTTLIEB Funders Can Change the World
| MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
That is the question I asked Kathleen Enright, CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations during the latest edition of my podcast for The Chronicle of Philanthropy – Making Change. This 25 minute podcast unpacks layer upon layer of the forces that can move foundations to create more significant social change.
NANCY WHITE Seize the Change Panel - Page 2
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
Choconancy1 posted a photo: Seize the Change Panel - Page 2.
FRESHNETWORKS Changes to Twitter: bringing in the ‘news feed’
| THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2011
Twitter is rolling out two new changes to its web app from today. Until now, Twitter’s success has been in its simplicity. It shows you a timeline of simple text based updates from your friends, offering you the option to reply, share content or favourite for later. The ‘@mentions’ tab. Tweet This! Share this on Facebook.
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Leadership is an activity, not a position
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
Others, from the middle of the organization, or even the outside, may start a movement, develop a followership or coalition, change the way things are done and achieve excellent results. career coaching Change Management musings Organizational Learning personal development Political Networks social movements Uncategorized
NEIGHBOURHOODS Behaviour change and conversations
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2009
Yet policy has surely always sought to change behaviour (like smoking, drinking, driving, oh and thinking of course, there's an example occurs to me). In a post-welfare society under the gathering clouds of climate change, it's kinda priority.
MATHEMAGENIC Distributed Agile: communication and common ground
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2010
Tags: Being social Changing workplace Agile distributed teams informal communication
NEIGHBOURHOODS Home is where you can park your car
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 29, 2010
Tags: Mobility and change
MATHEMAGENIC Accelerated leadership trajectories in communities of practice
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2009
I’m realising that there should be something on this in the Digital habitats book, but I don’t have it with me… Tags: Changing workplace Knowledge management communities CPsquare facilitation KM4Dev leadership couple of months ago I went through two different, but somewhat parallel experiences. One is from KM4Dev workshop.
CHRIS CORRIGAN What it’s like to make change
| MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011
The work of social change – paradigm shifting social innovation – is not easy, clear or efficient. Social change is not easy. Just off a call where we were discussing what it takes to shift paradigms in indigenous social development. have a response to that. We don’t know what we are doing. You up for that?
21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION From Crowdsourcing to Collective Intelligence at Work: Organizations are the Key
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2009
Facilitation Industry change Innovation Knowledge Facilitation Organizational Networks Organizational Performance Strategy The Knowledge Innvovation Network (of the University of Warwick Business School) recently convened a diversely thought provoking workshop addressing "Knowledge and Prediction Markets". Collective Intelligence At Work.
P2P FOUNDATION Why Bitcoin is a Foundational Change That Won’t Go Away and Could Change Everything
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
Why Bitcoin is a Foundational Change That Won’t Go Away and Could Change Everything. P2P Money
HILDY GOTTLIEB The Hummingbird’s Lesson
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2009
Tags: Changing the World Community Engagement
NET-MAP TOOLBOX Looking for interview partners on innovation in large corporations or government agencies
| TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011
That will help you understand why a certain innovation was successful or not, how you can improve your innovation networking strategy next time, what your major innovation killers or drivers of change are, who has most (formal or informal) power and what their goals are. Innovation Any Which Way (copyright by Cea on Flickr).
MATHEMAGENIC In Full Flow: my PhD and more stories about passion at work
| FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2010
Tags: Changing workplace PhD process passion PhD
HILDY GOTTLIEB No Time to Think
| MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
The conversation I shared yesterday, with a young social change agent trying to find his path , brought up for me an issue that is glaringly absent in almost all discussions of “best practice” in the social change arena. Our power to change the world will not come from responding to day-to-day circumstances. Take time to think.
MADE BY MANY Twitter Annotations are going to change your life
| MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
For me the potential of Annotations could mean, for Twitter, this changes everything. Changing everything. While the news of Twitter Annotations has been around for quite a while, it was announced at Chirp in April , outside of a geeky developer audience it hasn’t captured the imagination of the Twitter global echo-chamber.
PORTALS AND KM Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation
| TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
Forrester has issued a new report, Mobile App Internet Recasts The Software And Services Landscape: App Innovation On Phones Will Spread To Cars, Appliances And Entertainment by John C. McCarthy. Apple has over. iPhone 350,000 apps, and Android has countered with more than 150,000. am part of the majority on this issue but I do enjoy my smart phone.
ENDLESS KNOTS Shop at home, change a life
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009
My college roommate, Sylvia, a font of wisdom, has a great saying for her kids: "If you need something, shop at home first." " Well, even for those who hate shopping -- or who need something more than Bandaids, we are all bound to do some in the weeks to come. Health Center (see below for details). Bling ! Brownies ! Brady ! Babble !
ANT'S EYEVIEW BLOG Listen to your Fans
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
Change is necessary and sometimes inevitable. But fans should have an opportunity to learn of the change, maybe even help counter the need for a change. believe people can accept change, but do not like being surprised by a change. So the goal is ratings and changing format will improve ratings. Thanks.
- A Collaboration Strategy for the Change-Averse?
My next post on The BrainYard was posted today - A Collaboration Strategy for the Change-Averse : " I've been in a couple of meetings recently with IT leaders who are trying to get their companies' employees to work in new ways using collaboration tools. As with any user adoption strategy, this one has its pros and cons. My Comments.
ENDLESS KNOTS Justine Musk: "Technology changes idea of author-brand"
| SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2010
What happens when we don’t buy books based on the covers anymore? When we don’t even go to the bookstores but buy them quite literally out of thin air? As an author, you are defined through the ongoing experience that you provide for the reader. That is how you will catch new readers and maintain old ones.
FRESHNETWORKS The ten things businesses should know about innovation
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
Freshnetworks’ Consultant (Change) Sarah Platts recently attended a business event run by the OUBS business school, which focused on the topic of innovation. Innovation doesn’t need to be big and complex , just like change in fact. Again, like change. Tweet. Here’s her quick summary of 10 key points raised: 1. SaaS).
SOCIAL REPORTER Creating a whole kit (and caboodle) for community enablers and agents of change
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
'Discussion at a strategy group about the new Lobbi initiative prompted me to write yesterday about an online/offline kit for local change agents, with references to my previous work with colleagues on kits and the use of social tech for social impact. Exploration for Big Lottery Fund of People Powered Change. Comments welcome.
NEIGHBOURHOODS How does contemporary neighbouring compare with the past?
| SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012
We’d expect that the nature of neighbouring would change as a consequence; but it wouldn’t necessarily have declined significantly. Informal support Mobility and change Neighbourhood relationsm left in awe of her achievement in accumulating so much absorbing evidence. We rely on neighbours less; we can be passive neighbours.’.
NETWORKING ACTION Large Systems Change: Core ideas for a newly coalescing field
| FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
'You’re invited to a webinar on Large Systems Change: Core ideas for a newly coalescing field. This webinar proposes for discussion core ideas that are common across several developing concepts including: societal change, transition management, social partnership development, transformational change, … Net Dev
21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION Hazel Henderson & Hopenhagen: The Challenge of Change
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2009
Time to Change. Changing mindsets and practices is no easy feat. To create a grassroots movement that’s powerful enough to influence change." The campaign grew from UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon's concern to raise public awareness around the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 7.
NETWORKING ACTION The GOLDEN Global Network Sustainability Change Strategy
| TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
For over a year I’ve been working with an emerging academic research center – business network called GOLDEN. It has produced a very powerful strategy to realize the depth, speed and focus necessary to transform business into sustainable enterprises.… … Net Dev
- Change for Newsletters
I have introduced a few changes on my blog and book web sites this morning, around how I accept signups for the three email newsletters I publish. couple of people have mentioned that they are receiving spam to the special email addresses they set up for the Working With People You Can't Be With newsletter. don't like that.
FRESHNETWORKS 5 key changes to LinkedIn apps
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
Below the LinkedIn Today strip is the stream of updates, job changes and other information about your LinkedIn contacts. Ok, so this is not quite a key change as yet, but as mentioned by Forbes , LinkedIn also recently bought CardMunch, an application for quickly scanning business cards and converting them to contacts on your phone.
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