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  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2009
    [Change] How does real change occur: P2P Theory vs. socialist theory
    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.
  • 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.
  • ENDLESS KNOTS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2013
    [Change] Lindy Hess changed our lives and so many others
    It was 3 AM and I woke, cold, which, given the heat of the past weeks, seemed impossible. None of my tricks for getting back to sleep was working so I engaged in the one activity that we now know is the worst, reading on a screen where, as usual, I went straight to the obits. Photo by Lilian Kemp swiped from NYT obit (thanks). Things went well.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
    [Change] John Holloway on Changing the World Without Taking Power
    In 2002, John Holloway published a landmark book: Change the World Without Taking Power. Holloway discerns another concept of social change at work in these movements, and generally in every practice—however visible or invisible it may be—where a logic different from that of profit is followed: the logic of cracking capitalism.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012
    [Change] Creating a Global Ecosystems Change Strategy
    At MIT’s Sloan School of Business last Friday a group of leading large systems change experts explored how to advance global change strategies focused on transformation of industry ecosystems, through “(Industry) Ecosystems Labs”.  The meeting was enlivened through participants’ deep, … Blog Net Dev
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2011
    [Change] Changing Models of Ownership
    Shareable presents a three-part investigation of changing models of ownership, undertaken by Claro Partners. In societies saturated by hyper-consumption, the joy of acquiring, of holding the new object in your hands and knowing with satisfaction that it’s yours, is familiar. Part One introduces the topic. Peer Property (IP
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    [Change] Some thoughts on Action Research and Large Scale Change
    This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change written as part of GOLDEN’s Ecosystems Labs activity. Timely action with people in social systems at … Change Net Dev By Hilary Bradbury – Oregon Health & Science University. Basic definitions.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012
    [Change] Rio+20: Large systems change experience reflection
    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
  • EMODERATION  |  MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012
    [Change] How to change your Facebook brand page username (vanity URL)
    Facebook announced last week that it is now possible to change your Facebook brand page username (that's the vanity url you chose) in the admin tools. You can change your username only once. Here's a step-by-step to change your Facebook Page username: 1. And voila, it's changed. Good news for Facebook Page admins.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    [Change] The Many Sources of Transformation and Large Systems Change Knowledge
    This is a webinar recording drawing from work with a World Bank project to create a framework for describing large systems change knowledge.  I draw from streams of practice and study arising from four historic focii:  (1) business and sustainable … Net Dev
  • JOHN TROPEA - DELICIOUS FACILIATATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Change] Behavior change strategy cards (from Artefact)
    change. changing people’s behaviors. To use the cards Identify a behavior you’d like the change. Influence of fantasy ability on attitude change through role playing. Those who played persuaders, and actively argued against smoking, were more likely to change their own. to change the way they actually.
  • SOCIAL REPORTER  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2011
    [Change] How helpful is journalism for People Powered Change? Further thoughts.
    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.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Change] The GOLDEN Global Network Sustainability Change Strategy
    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
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014
    [Change] Towards a Charter Moment – why we need Large System Change in Global Governance for Sustainability
    This is one of a series of guest blogs on large systems change written as part of GOLDEN’s Ecosystems Labs activ ity. Global environmental protection has featured high on the … Change By:  Ruben Zondervan – Executive Director, Earth System Governance Project.
  • JOITSKE HULSEBOSCH  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015
    [Change] Teams, technology and change
    It is a good model to use when you're dealing with a change in which technology plays a role. The rider of the elephant does not know which way to go to if there is no clarity what the intended change is and what effect the change should provide. And here you may change the word elephant for professional.
  • PORTALS AND KM  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012
    [Change] SXSW Notes: Positively Inspired Change Campaigns
    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.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2015
    [Change] Big Data and Large Systems Change: free webinar Thursday
    Topic: Big Data and Large Systems Change. Date:  Thursday, Oct. 8. Time:   9am PT/noon ET/5pm UK/ 6pm CET Free, no registration required. Place: https://zoom.us/j/172922477 j/172922477 or audio +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll) Meeting … Net Dev
  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD  |  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2014
    [Change] How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change
    But radical changes to existing systems are difficult, they are constantly resisted by the existing institutions, by the powerful people that benefit most from the status quo, and by the masses of people who fear they will lose something if the systems in which they are embedded were to be altered. What would the state’s response be?
  • JENNY CONNECTED  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2012
    [Change] Changing attitudes to leadership
    There’s no doubt that if everyone in a given group or network is a leader, then everyone is also a follower and a view of leadership as invested in one charismatic person would have to change. The questions we ask about leadership would have to change. Aung San Suu Kyi is clearly thought of as a charismatic leader – a leader of change.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015
    [Change] Pope Francis on the need for structural social change
    It is in their hands, which can guide with humility and conviction this process of change. I am with you. So let’s not be afraid to say it: we need change; we want change. If such is the case, I would insist, let us not be afraid to say it: we want change, real change, structural change. Because we need it.
  • EMODERATION  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2011
    [Change] Changes to the Vetting and Barring Scheme in the Protection of Freedoms Bill
    The first Bill to get this airing is the Protection of Freedoms Bill , which include within the proposed changes on the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Groups. This blog isn't the platform for discourse on whether either this consultation or the proposed changes are a move to the good or not. So what's changed in the new scheme?
  • MAKING COMMUNITYSENSE  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2013
    [Change] Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes
    Theme: “Exploring Labs for Social Change”  Social innovation labs are very popular as instruments for “changing the system” However, what actually happens in these labs? How do they help accomplish social change? It is changing the way info flows in the world. How do we change values, etc.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011
    [Change] 3 Lessons in Changing the Way We See Things
    When we change the way we see things, things change. That has been the thread in all the lessons we learned from Creating the Future’s first ever Change-the-World Scholarship Campaign. Lesson #1: Thinking with Others Leads to Changing How We See Things. All from this one BIG lesson in changing how we see things.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2011
    [Change] Towards a Peer-to-Peer Strategy for Social Change
    the next step is changing the old institutional order itself, and this crucial step has barely started.” — Michel Bauwens, ( How does real change occur ). There comes a time in the history of the development of any new ideas when those who adhere to those ideas want to see them coalesce into a force for social change.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, MAY 30, 2014
    [Change] Wirearchy 1: The Intersection of People, Information and New Forms of Technology Changes Everything (Eventually)
    To make matters worse, the final decade I was consultant with a major HR / organizational effectiveness consulting firm helping many large and multi-national organizations design and implement their ever-changing organizational structures as represented by the infamous pyramidal ‘org chart’  Along came the web and hyperlinks and zing !
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012
    [Change] Why a German Pirate Party victory would change the world
    Change Germany and you change Europe. Change Europe and the anti-sharing forces can no longer force their will on the world. There are Pirate Parties pretty much everywhere now, including outside of Europe, which is crucial for long-term sustainability of the plan (as well as short-term pressure for change).
  • MADE BY MANY  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [Change] Twitter Annotations are going to change your life
    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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2014
    [Change] Enspiral: Changing the Way Social Entrepreneurs Do Business
    “If you’re an independent, entrepreneurial person with a deep commitment to service and social change and want to discover your own way to have an impact alongside like-minded people, Enspiral is fertile ground,” it suggests. The agreements are flexible, and may be changed with one month’s notice from either party.
  • 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
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2014
    [Change] Changing Society Without Taking Power
    As countless “revolutions” have show, taking state power without addressing the underlying economic dependency relationships – i.e. ownership, private or state – greatly limits the capacity for transformational change of those hierarchical economic relationships. This is what David Graeber et al. call the egg-shell theory of revolution.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2012
    [Change] Shift Change: a new documentary on worker-owned cooperatives
    Shift Change delves into some of the limitations of coops, particularly the shift in thinking it requires. (“It’s not for everyone,” said one interview subject.) In order to compete with other global supply chains, Mondragon has purchased non-coop factories in Mexico and China – which it plans to convert them to coops.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016
    [Change] How to change “people aren’t united”
    Translated by Steve Herrick from the original (in Spanish) The post How to change “people aren’t united” appeared first on P2P Foundation. Are people not united? Do they distrust each other? You don’t need courses, you need causes. You don’t need deep, emotional introspection, you need to distribute responsibilities and get to work.
  • 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
  • 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?
  • 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?
  • EMODERATION  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2011
    [Change] The proposed changes to COPPA: can they work? We think not.
    Changed to COPPA affect all website registration, especially of course, those aimed at children, so please forgive this particularly wordy post, but its really important. wanted to know what the proposed changes might mean to children. Because of the global nature of the internet, COPPA's regulations effectively apply worldwide.
  • MADE BY MANY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
    [Change] We should all do a start-up project and change the world
    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
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2011
    [Change] A three-fold strategy for social change
    The challenge for those who strive to be agents of transformational change is to help members of their group, community, or society recognize, organize, and use that knowledge in ever more effective ways. The overall process has three primary elements that frame a powerful societal-scale change strategy. 1. My previous New Economy 2.0
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2013
    [Change] How Important is the Role of Technology in Social Change
    Thoughtful observations excerpted from Rob Lucas : “In addition to McLuhan, Mumford’s Technics and Civilization was an influence here. For Mumford as for McLuhan, technological developments marked out transformations of humanity itself, enhancing our faculties but altering them in the process. ” P2P Books P2P Technology P2P Theory
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016
    [Change] Accelerating Open Source and Positive Change
    The post Accelerating Open Source and Positive Change appeared first on P2P Foundation. OuiShare Fest Forward is an accelerator for open source projects with measurable positive impact on sustainability, social development or decentralized governance. In 2016, OuiShare will take a step forward.
  • 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!”
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1, 2014
    [Change] Peter Sloterdijk on the Acceleration of the Pace of Social Change
    Also on how capitalism is a machine to accelerate change through cultural projects that bypass generational reproduction. Very interesting commentary by German philosopher Peter Sloterdijk. Watch the video here: P2P Epistemology P2P Subjectivity P2P Theory Politics Videos
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 2015
    [Change] Climate Change, Values Change, Social Change (2): Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels
    If you read only one post-Naomi-Klein climate change essay this year, let it be the one by Margaret Atwood. The post Climate Change, Values Change, Social Change (2): Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels appeared first on P2P Foundation. The second one is: * Ian Morris. Princeton University Press, 2015. that concern him.
  • 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!
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • 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
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014
    [Change] Radical Change Presupposes Radical Will
    Unless you live exclusively in the broadcast, you hear everywhere today the call for fundamental change, for transformation at the root. Radical change requires radical will — the will to transform the root — and the institutions that defeated democracy and created the planetary holocaust don’t have radical will. How do we do that?
  • 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
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2013
    [Change] How Net Parties are changing the rules of the political game
    But it’s also very possible that, before long, they may change the rules of the political game forever. And together they seem to pose a question to representative democracy: If the Net is changing every aspect of society, how is it that democracy remains based on 19th Century form and technology? An article by Bernardo Gutierrez.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Change] Charles Eisenstein and Prof. Margrit Kennedy – changes in the money system
    “Why is money so important in our life? Money is designed to always grow. It is an eco to the scientific program, to master the world. In the last four years people were looking out more than ever for new solutions in our economic system. The american author Charles Eisenstein and the german money expert Prof.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
    [Change] The Neuroplasticity of the Collective Brain as a Key Factor for Achieving Social Change
    According to a recent study, even a single day of mindfulness practices can change the epigenetics of your brain. Otto Scharmer. Haidt suggested that His Holiness believes in story 1 (“I am a Marxist,” the Dalai Lama occasionally likes to point out with a smile). Hubbard was previously the chief economic adviser to George W.
  • 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
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
    [Change] Wirearchy 5: Hacking As Purposeful Organizational Change
    Jon Husband. Welcome to the fifth and final essay in our series  exploring Wirearchy , “The power and effectiveness of people working together through connection and collaboration…taking responsibility individually and collectively rather than relying on traditional hierarchical status.” Wirearchy in action ?
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014
    [Change] Is Professional Activism Getting in the Way of Real Change?
    “The professionalization of change-making has created  a non-profit industrial complex (NPIC) , one that hinders rather than promotes liberationist movements. These practices are counter-productive to social change, as they perpetuate the very systemic oppression that we’re fighting. You can read the full article here.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016
    [Change] Project of the Day: Yardfarming against climate change!
    Yardfarming effectively changes the profit-driven motivation behind farming to an individual and community level motivation focused on gaining access to nutritious food. yardfarming revolution (yardfarmers.us/why-yardfarm/our-vision/) could drastically mitigate the effects of climate change. appeared first on P2P Foundation.
  • 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!
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2015
    [Change] How Cryptocurrency Could Change the Sharing Economy
    ” Read more… The post How Cryptocurrency Could Change the Sharing Economy appeared first on P2P Foundation. The author suggests that cryptocurrencies could be the missing piece in making these transactions truly P2P. But in reality they will be squashed by venture-backed startups.” Default
  • 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.
  • 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
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
    [Change] Technological Change Is Drastically Reducing the Efficient Scale Size
    As long as risk preferences do not change, permitting the reintegration of capital in real production (increasingly of smaller scale), the root cause of the crisis will continue to operate. From the production organization point of view, what happens is that technological change is drastically reducing the efficient scale size.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2015
    [Change] Why we will need Transformaking for climate change and the post-peak metal era
    – In december in France, during the UN conference about climate change, COP21, a hundred presidents and 25 000 leaders and technocrates will brainstorm on how to impose radical solutions to nations, or not, for limiting the rise of the global temperature to 2 degrees more. Changing the scale again. Because the planet is on fire.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2014
    [Change] Social Change through Re-Learned Powerfulness
    Some is just for small and inconsequential choices, but some may also change it all. Excerpted from Cathy Fitzgerald : “One of the things that make happy, however, is self-efficacy. Doing things, creating things, and thus contributing to a feeling of self-determination in one’s life. We don’t need *a* future. In that, we all have power.
  • 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.”.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, JULY 13, 2014
    [Change] How many peers does it take to change a light bulb?
    Open collaboration organised through the Internet is making some modern institutions increasingly irrelevant, while others leverage it to meet changing demands. Why most mobile phones run the  Linux  operating system, which anybody can read and propose changes? We value his Scoop.it Today though, Jean has an important question….
  • 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?
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2012
    [Change] How Connectivity is Changing Power Relations in the Classroom
    mobile, transmitting a faithful reproduction of a teacher’s angry words, tells us everything has already changed. We want to believe our power relations have remained as they always have, unchanged for many thousands of years. Top and bottom. Inside and outside. Elect and damned. “The power relations of education have reversed.
  • EMODERATION  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2010
    [Change] Facebook makes major changes to Pages
    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”.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2015
    [Change] Video: How to bring P2P/Commons Change to Policy-making?
    The post Video: How to bring P2P/Commons Change to Policy-making? Rob Hopkins, Sara Horowitz, Neal Gorenflo, Lisa Gansky, Michel Bauwens, Pia Mancini, Albert Canigueral, Kathleen Stokes, Javier Creus, Charles Eisenstein answered this question during the OuishareFest this year. Watch the video at. appeared first on P2P Foundation.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2011
    [Change] Why Bitcoin is a Foundational Change That Won’t Go Away and Could Change Everything
    Why Bitcoin is a Foundational Change That Won’t Go Away and Could Change Everything. P2P Money
  • 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].
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2015
    [Change] Essay of the Day: Technology and Social Change
    Essay: Technology and Social Change : Some Shifting Patterns of Technological Contention. Conclusion: Feenberg (2002) argues, social conflict may help us to identify possibilities for social change. ” The post Essay of the Day: Technology and Social Change appeared first on P2P Foundation. Steve Walker.
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
    [Change] The Great Game of Business is Changing to Networks
    New Game Boards for Collaboration and Human-Centric Business The great game of business is changing from a process-centric view of work to a human-centric view of business as value creating networks. Collaboration tools and social networking technologies are gaining rapid traction even in the most traditional of businesses.
  • VALUE NETWORKS  |  MONDAY, MAY 30, 2011
    [Change] Innovation as an Emergent Property of a Value Network
    Manage phase changes in the network instead of processes Note this is an update of of an earlier blog. Why phase changes instead of stage gates? More accurately these four network patterns can be thought of as phase changes in a single innovation network. Yet they are critical for success.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013
    [Change] Will Bitcoin change the money landscape?
    It would take the power of at least 51% of the participants in the network to make any changes, both to the program itself and to the public record of transactions. Now I am no friend of Bitcoin, I have no investments in it. Here is the letter: In my opinion Mike, money as we have known it is dead. Bear with me for a while here.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013
    [Change] Video of the Day: Ann Pendleton Jullian on Power and Ecosystems of Change
    In her talk at TEDxGeorgetown ‘Power and Ecosystems of Change’, Ann Pendleton Jullian discusses changes in the distribution of power as societies move into a more networked era. In the Triformist era the guiding Meta-Narrative of society is top down, passed from Goverments and institutions to the people.
  • 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.
  • P2P FOUNDATION  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
    [Change] How does real change occur? P2P Theory vs. socialist theory
    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.
  • 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
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