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  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2015
    [Change] Complexity unraveled: complex change agents’ stories
    In complexity unravlled: the power of collaboration in successful change leadership they are presented as a rich array … Net DevWhat is in common amongst a Danish prison, the London Business School, and the world’s largest refugee camp for internally displace people?
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2012
    [Change] Let’s Make Stone Soup to Change the World
    What if all the people who care about their community were to gather  together, sharing everything they have to make that community the most amazing place it could be? What would be possible if we stopped thinking small? What would be possible if we just GIVE – and then give more? Our connections. Our knowledge. Our material possessions.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Change] YouTube Comment Notification Changes Negatively Impact Moderation
    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. Managing the Community
  • ANT'S EYEVIEW BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009
    [Change] How Social Media will change in 2009 [VIDEO]
    At a recent event, our friends at Visible Technologies asked both Sean and I the question, “How will Social Media change in 2009?&# These videos are our answers. What do you think?
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2015
    [Change] Transforming Conflict as large system change: Wednesday webinar
    Date:  Wednesday, Oct. Topic: The Global Partnership for Prevention of Conflict : Transforming conflict. Time:   8am PT/ 11am ET/ 4pm UK/ 5pm CET. Place: https://zoom.us/j/6821486123 j/6821486123 or  +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) … Net Dev
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
    [Change] 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. 1.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2011
    [Change] Frameworks for Global Change Network Strategy Development
    A couple of weeks ago I spent some time with staff of the UN Global Compact Office (GC). We used some frameworks from my work with Global Action Networks to explore their applicability and potential usefulness for the… Net Dev Global Compact GRI PRI TI
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2011
    [Change] Forrester: Mobile Apps Will Change the IT Market and Drive Software Innovation
    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. This second wave of innovation will leverage cloud-based services.
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2016
    [Change] What is really changing in the way we learn as a result of new technologies?
    What is really changing in the way we learn as a result of new technologies? Sometimes I feel everything is changing, sometimes when people say they prefer classroom training I feel nothing is changing. Last week I attended the Learning and Technologies conference in Londen. Like last year, it was great. I'm proud of the result.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2011
    [Change] How to Make Changes to Your Community (without the Backlash)
    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.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  THURSDAY, JULY 9, 2015
    [Change] Planning a Change That Impacts Your Community? Ask These Questions
    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. Interacting with Members Managing the Community
  • ELSUA  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Change] Changing the World One Idea at a Time
    Indeed, late last week I bumped into this short article by Michael Hyatt  under the suggestive heading “ How Your Next Speech Can Change the World “ It’s a couple of years old already (Got to love the Social Web, for that matter, in helping resurface, once again, the true golden gems hidden out there!), but it is totally worth it.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
    [Change] If you want to change the world, teach!
    Change Management musings Organizational Learning training UncategorizedSome of them had very concrete projects in mind when they signed up for the training, one even brought the draft of a paper where he wanted to use a Net-Map to visualize the complex results. implementing projects for people and organizations). Teach implementers?
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
    [Change] Trust and Networks
    When people trust each other, it’s easier to respond to change in a smart, coordinated way. Democracy & Social Change Engagement, Relationships & Connection Networks & SystemsTrust makes networks work. When trust is high among members of a network, there’s a wonderful cohesiveness and capacity to get work done.
  • PATTI ANKLAM  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
    [Change] Changing the world of work: it takes a network
    Then, miraculously, Susan Scrupski (who wasn’t even in the big blue blob) reached out to me to invite me, as a social network analysis expert, to join Change Agents Worldwide. joined too late to provide an essay for the inaugural publication: Changing the World of Work. See Networks and NonProfits ). “Let me in, coach!”
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2011
    [Change] Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change
    We joked that this session could have been called “how to make a development project that works” or, riffing off of Rob Burnet’s talk on Tuesday where he talked about an attention getting technique they used, the “Chicken of Change!” Mamma mia. Slides below). First, a bit about the session. Super chickens! Voila!
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011
    [Change] What it’s like to make change
    The work of social change – paradigm shifting social innovation – is not easy, clear or efficient.  If you are up for it you will confront some of the the following, all of the time: Confusion about what we are doing. Social change is not easy. have a response to that. We don’t know what we are doing. You up for that?
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Change] Changing Your Community Software Won’t Save You
    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. Community Cultivation
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2011
    [Change] Blog>> Social Media and a Changing China
    Fascinating TED talk on how China is changing and the role social media plays in its evolution
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
    [Change] What’s Happening with Alchemy of Change?
    Alchemy of Change is taking a little break right now, as Gideon Rosenblatt is busy building out another project.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    [Change] Google+ Communities Don’t Change Anything (and That’s Fine)
    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
  • ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORKING  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 29, 2010
    [Change] Facebook Changes Are a Pane for Many
    Facebook has started rolling out another round of changes. The latest round of changes will cause major headaches for sophisticated users who must restructure their skillfully branded Facebook landing pages, while for less sophisticated users, these changes will do little more than raise some eyebrows. Your comments are welcome.
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2011
    [Change] Behaviour change, my arse
    And all credit to Dave for putting his hand up to challenge the snide 'behaviour change' rhetoric. I'd like to extend the challenge to some of the piffle about 'innovation' that comes out of our tired, wretchedly tired, think tanks. Well here's a little entertainment. How scary is that? Social policy
  • SOCIAL REPORTER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013
    [Change] Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change
    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. Apps for Good.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 27, 2010
    [Change] Encouraging a Young Social Change Agent
    Through Twitter I have come to know Abbas Jaffer , a young social change agent who asks deep questions and digs to find answers.  I find I look forward to our conversations, as Abbas always gets me thinking. What social change narrative to contribute to? Here is some of the conversation Abbas and I shared last week. Am I close? Paint.
  • ELSUA  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
    [Change] Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours
    On provoking a social change both inside and outside of the corporate firewall and using the social tools as what they have been all along: just enablers! After all, Web 2.0 tools are relatively easier and much more friendly to use than whatever else we have been using in the past, right? That strategy is just so spot on! That’s right!
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 24, 2011
    [Change] Two Mapping Approaches for Change Networks
    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
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
    [Change] Culture, Change and Faith
    File under: slightly off topic but personally meaningful. Disclosure: I’m not a massive U2 fan. With that said,  Achtung Baby  is one of my all time favorite albums. It is a transformative recording from a band that had, to date, been cast as a folksy and righteous rock and roll band from Ireland. We will find out in the very near future.
  • JOHN TROPEA - DELICIOUS FACILIATATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2012
    [Change] F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design
    Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. Power is the chief means to social change. All that would have to change for an accurate Sweet Spot Futures Primer. Why people hate change: It brings chaos and makes them feel beginner.
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Change] Networks, Organizations and Movements
    When thinking about social change movements, networks teach us that it all comes down to the human connection. People Power Movement as Network networks nonprofits Occupy social change social movements Tea Party
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Change] SXSW Notes: Content As a Means for Social Change
    This is the session on Content As a Means for Social Change led by Biz Stone, CCO/Co-founder, The Obvious Corporation and Brian Sirgutz, SVP, Social Impact, AOL/Huffington Post. Given that content takes up most consumers' time on the web, it's time to harness it as the most effective way to drive social change in the real world.”.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2011
    [Change] Bringing People Together to Create Change – Podcast
    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.
  • CHRIS COLLISON  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014
    [Change] Changing the end-game.
    The traditional sequence of events is that after 90 minutes of normal time, and 30 minutes of extra time, a penalty shootout ensues – and sooner or later, one or more unfortunate players commit the heinous, unforgettable crime of missing a penalty – and endures a lifetime of shame from unforgiving fans. Can you see the connection?
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Change] New Year’s Resolution: This year I won’t take the caterpillar approach to personal growth
    Change Management musings opportunities original Artwork personal development Uncategorized Caterpillar Change Musings New Year''s Resolution Original Artwork Personal Growth Refusal for Fly I cannot fly! know that from experience!
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016
    [Change] Change Management for Digital Transformation – my Keynote at the Digital Workplace Conference 2016
    It was a great privilege to be able to speak at the conference, especially on the topic of change management for digital transformation, an area I have focused on for most of the past decade. slides 15-16) there are various names applied to these changes, and one commonality is that “tec(h)” is central to them all. 3.
  • JENNY CONNECTED  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2011
    [Change] Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc
    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].
  • MICHELLE LAURIE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2012
    [Change] Climate Change 201 in the making
    Climate Change 201 (our working title) intends to help people move to action rather than simply stating the facts.  I am looking for creative ways to tell this story… is it a conversation on the steps of city hall, a downtown cafe, in the ski hill lift line? What metaphors might tap into peoples’ imagination?
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2011
    [Change] The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary
    If you liked " The Divine Right of Capital – A Summary ", subscribe to Alchemy of Change for more good stuff. Democracy & Social Change Mission, Meaning & Impact Ownership, Management & GovernanceI just finished reading  The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly. Chapter 2: Lords of the Earth. Tweet.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2010
    [Change] Learning and Being Social Change
    What does it take to be a catalyst for social / global / community change? We have been taught that social change is hard. Changing whole systems is near to impossible. Changing the world. The same is true for being a social change agent. If we think it will take forever for change to happen, it will.
  • INFLUENCE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2011
    [Change] Latest Facebook Changes a Mixed Bag for Nonprofit Page Admins
    One thing that did ring true is that Facebook is constantly changing, and not every change is award-winning. The latest changes came February 10, when the non-fiction Facebook staff deployed a range of changes to Facebook Pages, including substantial changes to the Pages layout. Two notes before we dive in.
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
    [Change] A question that might change your life
    Within months of arriving at Trent I knew my path had opened up.  I dropped history and became a full Native Studies major.  My life, work and spiritual path completely changed.  If not for that decision, my great aunt would never have revealed to me my own indigenous ancestry (which is non-obvious in a genetic sense!). But it could be.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
    [Change] Large Systems Complex Change Webinar: Possible Futures for Education in Brazil
    Date:  Friday, September 11. Topic: Possible Futures for Education in Brazil. Time:   7am PT/ 10am ET/ 3pm UK/ 4pm CET. Place: https://zoom.us/j/827415859 j/827415859 ; or  +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 827 … Net Dev
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012
    [Change] Jeff Bezos: People Who Are “Right a Lot” Change Their Minds
    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. Managing the Community
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014
    [Change] Cultivating system change – a practitioners companion
    Anna Birney is a leader in the large systems change community who is a GOLDEN Ecosystems Lab Steward and Head of System Innovation Lab for Forum for the Future and completing her doctorate.  Drawing from these experiences, she led a … Net Dev
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
    [Change] How is internet changing the way you think? book review
    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). learning internet elearning
  • COLLABORATIVE THINKING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2009
    [Change] Avoiding "Change Addiction"
    BP's Fiona MacLeod: A Change Agent Sees Change 'Addiction' - Knowledge@Wharton. After 20 years of experience leading change management programs in the U.S., free ourselves from our addiction to episodic change and move to a much more healthy habit of continuous business improvement?" Given the post-Enterprise 2.0
  • JENNY CONNECTED  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011
    [Change] The Power of Passion for Change
    It seems to me that passion has the power to change. So the question is how to sustain what we feel passionate about and use it creatively for positive and effective change, because passion can also be exhausting. I have been struck this week by how passion can make a message so much more accessible and meaningful.  Tagged: #change11.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2016
    [Change] The Art of the Possible: Digital Transformation in a Changing UK – September 20 in London
    On Tuesday September 20, with thanks to the team at Automated Intelligence, I will be speaking at The Art of the Possible: Digital Transformation in a Changing UK in London. Cloud is changing the digital landscape forever. What does that mean to you? How much can your business be transformed in a day? The results will astound you!
  • 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2009
    [Change] Change = PARTICIPATION
    Both tried changes – brand image   and privacy policy   without involving customers in the decision making process. Similar data indicates massive failure of most organizational change processes due do lack of inclusion of the affected parties. What do Tropicana and Facebook. have in common?  The other is digital and 5 years old. 
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Change] WINGSForum: On networks and cultivating “more leaderful change agents”
    WINGSForum 2014 will be the premier event for connecting with a global network of grantmakers, community foundation support organizations, and leaders in the sphere of philanthropy from across the globe.  I am honored to be keynote speaker and leading a … Leadership Net Dev
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [Change] Four Rules of Leadership for Tough Times
    They would encourage knowledge-sharing between employees and the acquiring company, and they would also encourage learning about career changes and personal development. She and the other division leaders let employees know exactly when individuals would be released; when dates changed, they informed them. Learning Strategy.
  • JOHN TROPEA - DELICIOUS SOCIAL NETWORK  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2010
    [Change] Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com
    “We’ve assumed that they are the same, but you can imagine that behavior is not really like that, that you need to be convinced.&# The research has important implications for people designing online communities intended to change or maintain a behavior, like weight watchers or online health communities, Centola said. Not a member?
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015
    [Change] Large Systems Change and Action Research: free Tuesday webinar
    Topic: Action Research and Large Systems Change. Time:   9am PT/noon ET/5pm UK/ 6pm CET. Place: https://zoom.us/j/287567877 j/287567877 +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting ID: 287 567 877 International numbers available: https://www.zoom.us/zoomconference. zoomconference. Description: Action … Net Dev
  • SOCIAL ABACUS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
    [Change] Measuring, changing behavior
    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.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013
    [Change] Advance Notice is Essential to Successful Change on Your Online Community
    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. Interacting with Members Managing the Community
  • JOHN TROPEA - DELICIOUS SOCIAL NETWORK  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
    [Change] Clustered Networks Spread Behavior Change Faster | Wired Science | Wired.com
    “We’ve assumed that they are the same, but you can imagine that behavior is not really like that, that you need to be convinced.&# The research has important implications for people designing online communities intended to change or maintain a behavior, like weight watchers or online health communities, Centola said. Not a member?
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013
    [Change] Large Systems Change: Core ideas for a newly coalescing field
    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
  • ENDLESS KNOTS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 2009
    [Change] How Twitter Changes Everything at Enterprise 2.0
    Which brings me back to my title - and our panel next week at Enterprise 2.0: "How Twitter Changes Everything," on Tues, June 23, at 3:30. Together, we can add our collective intelligence to understand how very short bursts of information can support massive change in "businesses," even the business of statehood.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
    [Change] What is the one little thing you can do?
    career coaching Change Management exploring new ideas musings personal development Uncategorized Change eating an elephant New Year''s Resolution personal happiness questions self-mastery Want to eat an elephant? Take it one bite at a time (picture copyright by Phil and Pam on flickr). Have grand New Year’s resolutions?
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
    [Change] Summer of Change: Brett McNaught & BuildOn
    Community Engagement Education Making Change PodcastAnother summer Monday, another great interview! This week’s highlighted interview is with Brett McNaught, Vice President of International Programs for buildOn - an organization that simultaneously builds schools in developing nations AND builds community here in the U.S.  .
  • VIV MCWATERS  |  MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014
    [Change] Change, and strategy, and creativity – another take
    Change as creating. Change, and strategy, and creativity – another take is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. The post Change, and strategy, and creativity – another take appeared first on vivmcwaters.com.au. I love this! Did I mention how much I love this? Jealous? Just a little. No related posts.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2012
    [Change] Social Business Implementation Challenges - Metrics, Risk, and Change Management
    According to the report, organizations that have experienced the most success in social business approaches have made fundamental changes in the way employees work. Change is a risk. I'd summarize the emphasis in this way though: social business / collaborative approaches change how people work individually and together.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, JUNE 23, 2014
    [Change] I Was Banned From a Forum, What Should I Do? Change My IP Address? Come Back with a New Account?
    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. How Should I Participate
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [Change] The Change Process - 7 Tips to Stay on Top of What's Happening
    A recent article from Dale Carnegie Training offers seven tips for staying on top of organizational change. No two individuals will respond in exactly the same way to workplace changes. In the same way, identical changes implemented in multiple areas of an organization can produce distinctly different outcomes. User Adoption
  • MAKING SENSE WITH FACILITATED SYSTEMS  |  SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012
    [Change] Changes
    The main site for Facilitated Systems will be undergoing various changes over the next period of time, as I restructure it and modify the content somewhat. There's one important change to note: in the past, you could access any of the Facilitated Systems pages except this blog with [link] Starting soon, you'll need the full name: [link].
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
    [Change] The Power Five: Better Decisions through Strategic Questions
    Change Leadership Collaboration Project Management Strategy Team Performance People are always looking for their magic wand: a miraculous tool that will immediately and painlessly improve the problem at hand. haven’t found a magic wand yet. But this tool is the closest I’ve found so far. Magic Wand Image: photophilde on flickr. Adapt.
  • 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2012
    [Change] SEC Climate Change Disclosure 10-k Race Opens 2012
    It’s ironic that the SEC’s 2010 interpretation of a previous Climate Change 10-k Disclosure ruling of the material impacts to a business is equivalent to a 10k foot race.  The panelists painted a landscape of conflicting behaviors from all stakeholders interpreting climate change impacts. Greis – Principal, Riverbend Advisors.
  • DELICIOUS/CHOCONANCY/COMMUNITY  |  FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2009
    [Change] Using Emergence to Take Social Change to Scale (application/pdf Object)
    Margaret Wheatly & Deborah Frieze.
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, MAY 29, 2012
    [Change] Week in Review: May 21, 2012
    Mission & Outcomes Permeability & Networks Social Change Social Media & Information Technology contextual computing hybrid meaning mission mobile networks new economy philanthropySeven ideas on meaningful work, myth, mobile computing, philanthropy, and networks.
  • JOHN TROPEA - DELICIOUS FACILIATATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2009
    [Change] Don't Worry About People Feeling Involved in Change
            Don’t Worry About People Feeling Involved in Change   We’ve all heard the management adage, “Involvement is the key to implementing change.”  Framing unbiased and useful questions was great training for designing honest involvement in change efforts.  Knowledge is the end and involvement is a  means to that end.
  • INFLUENCE  |  MONDAY, MAY 17, 2010
    [Change] How Online Collaboration is Changing Scholarship
    Wulf shared a personal example of how online collaboration has positively changed the way his daughter, Karin, works. This highly specialized research is commonplace in the academic world, and the internet has changed not only the research, but "the sociology of how people do humanistic scholarship." Bill Wulf. What say you?
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2011
    [Change] Changing Dynamics in Learning at University
    If things change and morph so frequently, staying nimble in approach and ethos is important. - The iPad. Blackboard commissioned a survey on studying habits in the UK. The survey provides insight into student coping mechanisms and how innovations in education are impacting the way they study. and 1 a.m. on weekdays. Miscellaneous
  • VIV MCWATERS  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012
    [Change] What change looks like
    It’s what change looks like. What change looks like is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. This TEDxHarlem talk by Jake Barton describes how we can move beyond the traditional (and mostly dysfunctional) public meeting and mobilise the community to be involved in creating a better future. All in less than 8 minutes. Tweet This!
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2010
    [Change] Some things never change
    Unfortunately both daughters are now too old to 'believe in Sinterklaas' (Dutch expression: 'in Sinterklaas geloven') and that changes the way we celebrate. Tags: change management Old readers of this blog know that by the end of November/beginning of December I have to post something about Sinterklaas. Watch these two movies.
  • MANAGING COMMUNITIES  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
    [Change] You Can’t Blame the Community When It Won’t Change for You
    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. How Should I Participate
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012
    [Change] Seasons changing
    It must be spring. The fiddleheads are ready to pick, salmon berry bushes in full bloom and today Nancy’s Taco shack opened on the pier. took my lunch there waiting for the noon ferry and contemplating the recent effect that our new Council is having on our community.
  • 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION  |  MONDAY, MAY 31, 2010
    [Change] Game Change: A Better World, WoW
    We are in a constant state of change, contrary to the description proffered by many organization change models.  The challenge I see for organizations is to direct our inherent ability to change and/or speed it up.  Virtual game environments have that potential. It is the human factor. Worth noting. Axelrod.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2012
    [Change] Leadership is an activity, not a position
    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
  • VIV MCWATERS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2016
    [Change] Change your meetings, change your culture
    Change your meetings, change your culture is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. 1st of February – it’s when the new year ‘really’ starts here in Australia. The kids are back at school, most people are back at work, we’re all planning our next holiday…the weather is great. Meetings start late, and.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014
    [Change] Why “Fail Fast” Is the Wrong Approach for Social Change Efforts
    Many of you who are involved in social change efforts, especially those involved in the world of social enterprise, are familiar with the Fail Fast mantra born of the Lean Startup approach. And then, from the moment we began our online conversation, Phil’s story and approach captivated me. . What does Phil suggest, then? Patience.
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010
    [Change] Tools for White Guys who are Working for Social Change (and other people socialized in a society based on domination)
    Remember that social change is a process, and that our individual transformation and individual liberation is intimately interconnected with social transformation and social liberation. via RANT Collective : Tools for White Guys who are Working for Social Change (and other people socialized in a society based on domination).
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
    [Change] Realizing Large Systems Change
    Action Networks: Global to local structures for change. While change always requires local action, change efforts are almost … Net Dev The second in a free webinar series. Friday , March 27, 2015:  1-2 PM Eastern Time. Guests: Steve Waddell and Tom Bigda-Peyton.
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2013
    [Change] Highlights of The Build Network Conference in Boston
    “Make Change Stick” at Boston Build, 6/2013. Change Leadership Leadership Graphic: dpict info. In June, eighty leaders of mid-sized companies convened at the Build Network conference in Cambridge, MA. Called “ Always Be Capturing ,” it centers on capturing all thoughts, timelines, issues in meetings. Adapt.
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013
    [Change] Predictable Success, Truth Telling, Dealmakers, and Ecosystems: Highlights from the Inc 5000 Conference
    Business Ecosystems and Change. I was delighted to present twice at the Inc 500 conference: once on the main stage as part of the “ What Got You Here Won’t Get You There ” panel, and once in a concurrent session on “ Follow the Leader: What You Need to Drive Your Organization to Achieve Its Change Goals.” Let me explain.
  • ELSUA  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Change] Millenials Won’t Change Work; Work Will Change Millennials – Really?
    Work(place) doesn’t change people, nor their habits; it’s people themselves the ones who change, consistently, and for decades! So I can’t imagine how work is going to change millennials. which means that work won’t change that millennial work style per se. Do you really think so? mean, * really *?
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2009
    [Change] Gordon Ramsey as change facilitator
    Image by jo-h via Flickr Yesterday I watched Gordon Ramsey while he was trying to change a restaurant in Brighton that wasn't doing well. I'm not that much interested in cooking, but I like watching him as a change facilitator. He works very much as an external expert- he's not the type of relax and see what happens. Who should I call?
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014
    [Change] Webinar: From Change Initiatives to Change Systems
    Join a webinar to further explore how to greatly enhance impact of large change initiatives, by acting in the context of change system development. Time:  Thursday Nov. 13 at 10am ET/3pm UK/ 4pm CET. Simply register by sending a registration … Events
  • JENNY CONNECTED  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
    [Change] Describing Changing Curricula
    For further information see also Roy’s blog post of Friday 17 th August – also with the title ‘Describing Changing Curricula’. This is the title of an Abstract for a white paper that Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and I recently submitted to SEAD. SEAD is a working group that is looking to report on and. link]. Here is a link to the Abstract.
  • EVOLVING WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2009
    [Change] Whitepaper: Enterprise Mashups Change Everything
    Tonianne and I just completed a new whitepaper as part of our association with Hinchcliffe and Company.  Profitability, Predictability and Performance through Enterprise Mashups is now available for download. The mashup's strength lies in discovering the atypical , in exploiting data in new ways. Rapid experimentation with data leads to invention."
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2013
    [Change] e Systems Change or the sound of meditation
    This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change. . These thoughts have been collected in my mind while cycling in the early morning through the empty streets … Change Net Dev By Malcolm McIntosh -Griffith University, Sustainability Institute, Doshisha University.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2009
    [Change] What Does It Mean to “Be the Change We Want to See?”
    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
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2011
    [Change] Change of Plans for London - March 28-30, 2011
    I have a change of plans for London at the end of the month. The two workshops that were going to run on Tuesday March 29 and Wednesday March 30 have been cancelled. This means I have three days available for in-house workshops or consulting on collaboration strategy, governance, and user adoption. The three days are: - Monday March 28.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2009
    [Change] Blog>> Leading Change
    Nancy Dixon has blogged about an ideas/improvement/innovation initiative at the Defense Intelligence Agency. She focuses on the format of the “un-townhall&# meeting where ideas are presented and responded to, but I was most taken with her observations on the way the leadership style of LTG Maples has influenced the success of the programme.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2009
    [Change] BIG CHANGE Webinar Series Starts Today
    For the last two years I have been part of Nexus for Change. This year we decided to take a break from the work of putting on a F2F gathering and a subgroup has been preparing for some online work, this time in the form of the BIG CHANGE Webinar Series. Go to www.nexusforchange.org and click on Big Change to register.
  • MICHAEL SAMPSON - CURRENTS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2011
    [Change] John Chambers on Cisco: We Will Make Changes
    John Chambers, CEO of Cisco Systems, announced a range of changes to fix the ailing company : " Cisco Systems Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Chambers, after reporting disappointing earnings four quarters in a row, will makes changes aimed at regaining the company’s lost credibility and sharpening its focus. and Juniper Networks Inc.,
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2011
    [Change] Change Networks Require Three Types of Expertise
    The work of Global Action Networks (GANs) as global change networks requires three types of expertise. Particularly in their early days GANs lead with physical or substantive issue expertise… Change Net Dev FSC GRI large system change MSCThe types shift if importance as a network evolves.
  • THE BUMBLE BEE  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
    [Change] A practical framework for change - head, hearts, hands & feet
    However when you think about "Change Management" you could be excused for thinking its all about detailed road maps and large tomes of procedures and checklists. Is there a compelling reason for change - merely a good reason for change is not enough? Heart is all about the "appetite" for change in the key leaders. HEART.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2012
    [Change] What’s more important? People or structures?
    If you look at any great change, in your organization, in history, and you ask people to describe who this happened, most likely you will get one of these two stories: Story 1. It holds the promise that, if you want to replicate it, you just have to change the structure in the same way and everything will fall into place. Story 2.
  • GREEN CHAMELEON  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2008
    [Change] Green Chameleon » Plus Ca Resistance a Change
    www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Plus Ca Resistance a Change From M. Pam Bumsted this delightful graphic (which must have its uses in a workshop) of 50 Reasons Not to Change. Via Annette Clancy. Click the thumb below to see the full scale original at Pam’s blog. RSS2.0
  • FULL CIRCLE ASSOCIATES  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [Change] Continuing My Ecocycle Experimentation
    One participant gave as an example the need to deploy our listening skills to some of their diverse co-workers in order to be able to change mindsets and create and work together.  It was also mentioned that it is important that we involve a larger group of “next users” and partners in the creative destruction and renewal phase.
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