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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.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014
    [Change] Labs as a Large Systems Change Strategy
    'The concept of “labs” as a way to address complex issues is a relatively new concept.  Zaid Hassan, in the Social Labs Revolution, estimates it to be about 20 years old.  His intimate involvement in developing a number of them … Net Dev
  • 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.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2010
    [Change] Social Entrepreneurship: What’s the Difference?
    The goal of that plan is to help those working to create a humane, vibrant, equitable world reach for their potential to make that change happen. What change is happening because of the way your work is being done, that would not otherwise be able to be achieved? I came up empty-handed. My wondering comes from a practical place.
  • 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.
  • MATHEMAGENIC  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2011
    [Change] Not bloging, identities and Happy New Year :)
    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 :).
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2009
    [Change] Creating the Future - Buckle Up!
    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.
  • MATHEMAGENIC  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2009
    [Change] Ada Lovelace Day: lessons learnt from my mother
    Tags: technology adoption AdaLovelaceDay09 Change
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26, 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
    [Change] A New Year Full of Kindness
    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
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 2011
    [Change] Why the changes to @foursquare with #4sq3 are game changing in location-based marketing
    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.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
    [Change] Getting People to Change
    If creating the world we want means getting people to change what they currently do, how can we get people to change? We share that we are building a movement for making visionary community results the norm in social change work, rather than the exception. But how will you get people to change their ways?”
  • NANCY WHITE  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011
    [Change] Educational Change is a Team Sport
    Great stuff from Ellen Wagner that resonate with some of the conversations we’ve been having across the #change11 MOOC on Technology, Change and Education. Systemic change calls for many contributors. Transformation demands a clear understanding of what is to be changed, AND the will to see changed implemented.
  • 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.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 15, 2010
    [Change] How social media is changing the way we travel
    Many things have changes over this period – I’m older, have travelled a lot more and am now more likely to stay in hotels than camp rough – but the biggest change is the way that social media is helping me do things I could never do back then. Now: This is an area of real change. Image via Wikipedia.
  • MATHEMAGENIC  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2009
    [Change] Shrunken communication in distributed teams (the egg of communication :)
    Tags: Changing workplace Digital traces Agile distributed teams informal communication
  • 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.
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
    [Change] Herding the Smart Cats: Successful IT Change Leadership
    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.
  • JENNY CONNECTED  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2012
    [Change] The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator
    pm tonight was initiated by Brenda Kaulback, Lisa Levinson, and Doris Reeves-Lipscomb as a way of reflecting on the changing nature of their work and in the light of their recent participation in open learning environments such as MOOCs. The asynchronous discussion in CPsquare which started at 3.00 pm GMT yesterday and will conclude at 9.00
  • 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
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2011
    [Change] Preparing for significant regulation changes in social media
    My first session on the IAB Social Media Council had us debating the upcoming regulation changes which will see the ASA ’s remit extended to cover marketing on websites from 1st March 2011. So what? The aim is to drive companies to ensure marketing messages on their websites are legal, decent, honest and truthful.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  MONDAY, JULY 18, 2011
    [Change] ‘Horizontal media’ – how social media has changed journalism
    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.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2008
    [Change] The Girl Effect - catalyzing positive change
    As some of you know, I have been a champion of the GiGis (Girl Geeks in service of the World Cafe community) and have long been a (prejudiced) champion of females in changing the world. Over breakfast today in Bonn, where I’m doing some work this week, my friend Ulf and I were talking about where we have seen positive change take place. 
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Change] When Organizational Goals Clash with Social Change Goals
    This morning I received an online petition to support changes to US fuel efficiency standards, and the reasons I didn't sign it say a lot about the problems of the social change sector today. People Power advocacy climate engagement permission marketing
  • MICHELLE LAURIE  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
    [Change] Changing the landscape…
    It’s fall in Canada and a season full of change. The leaves change colour, the temperature cools and the wind picks up! I love change and I love fall. This year we are inspired to change our landscape and experience a different culture for a few months. 'Visually Planning Using a Mind Map. Keep in touch online.
  • 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  |  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.
  • 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.
  • SOCIAL REPORTER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
    [Change] People Powered Change needs ppchange communications
    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
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2011
    [Change] Hurrah, the citizen voice is here
    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?
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [Change] Funders Can Change the World
    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.
  • VIV MCWATERS  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2011
    [Change] Let’s playfully change the world!
    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].
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Change] Cultivating System Change Webinar Changed
    'Thursday, March 27:  Cultivating system change – a practitioners companion. NOTE:  The day has been changed to Thursday, and times are different for US/Canada because of daylight savings irregularities:  8am PT/ 11am ET/ 3pm UK/ 4pm CET (1 hour). Presenter: … Net Dev
  • SOCIAL REPORTER  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012
    [Change] Building a network for People Powered Change
    Over the past week the partners in Big Lottery Fund’s People Powered Change initiative have provided some updating posts about their work, on BIG’s blog. Previous posts here featuring People Powered Change. Providing support for projects to tell, share and learn from stories including surgeries and games.
  • 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). see this as the real danger.
  • 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
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011
    [Change] Is evaluation a cost or an investment?
    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.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2011
    [Change] Facebook mobile changes for iOS
    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!
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2012
    [Change] Hurry up please, it’s time for discourse
    Originally it meant running hither and thither, with an obsolete meaning (according to Merriam-Webster) of 'social familiarity'   Mobility and changeIn any neighbourhood there are several kinds of time. And it doesn’t take long to pinpoint some of the other kinds of time, such as -. children’s time. older residents’ time.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014
    [Change] Complex Change: An emerging field
    'Complex change challenges are a specific type of change challenge that is the growing focus of an impressive array of work. An earlier blog distinguished complex environments from simple, complicated and chaotic ones through Dave Snowden’s cynefin framework. It can … Net Dev
  • MATHEMAGENIC  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
    [Change] What a coffee corner provides, how to call it and a research agenda
    Tags: Changing workplace Chapter 7.
  • 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].
  • 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.
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009
    [Change] The curse of the free rider
    ' 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  MONDAY, MARCH 5, 2012
    [Change] 'I want to recreate that sense of community'
      Mobility and change Neighbourhood relationsI’m not doing this to be mischievous, honestly. read the following paragraph, the sort of statement that reaches me about once a week on average: “I grew up in [N], in a neighborhood where my family knew everyone on the block and we all looked out for each other. Now, can we move on?
  • THE COLLABORATION BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013
    [Change] Changes at Collaborate.com
    '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].”.
  • PARTNERING RESOURCES  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
    [Change] Lessons from the Octopus: Business Ecosystems, Adaptability, and Change Leadership
    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.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
    [Change] Aiming with Clear Intent
    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.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2011
    [Change] Is “development 2.0? the same as “agile international development”?
    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.
  • 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
  • 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!” Well, I fell behind after one session. Mamma mia. Slides below). Super chickens!
  • ELSUA  |  TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
    [Change] Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?
    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!
  • 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.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH- SOCIAL NETWORK STRATEGY  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
    [Change] Influencers- Friend or Stranger?
    Digg has changed it’s social networking strategy from spotlighting key influencers who “digg&# a lot of articles to collect followers (crowd gatherers) to news from your friends. Usually you need a lot of votes and a big following to break through But changes are afoot. Do you listen more to strangers or to friends ? Web 3.0,
  • EMODERATION  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Change] Facebook changes help admins without third party tools
    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.
  • MATHEMAGENIC  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2009
    [Change] Why sharing a team room might be not so good
    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  |  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”.
  • THE BUMBLE BEE  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Change] The River Diagram: Strategic community change management
    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.
  • 21ST CENTURY ORGANIZATION  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2009
    [Change] Hazel Henderson & Hopenhagen: The Challenge of Change
    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.
  • EMODERATION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2011
    [Change] The Facebook Pages redesign - what's changed and what does it mean?
    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?
  • ELSUA  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010
    [Change] Social Computing Training Is All About Changing People’s Behaviours
    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
  • ALCHEMY OF CHANGE  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011
    [Change] Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us
    The web has changed a lot of things about the way we consume media. It’s flipped our primary communications infrastructure from a one-way, to a two-way flow of information – and that change in the way we communicate is redefining who we are. Now to be fair, the web does change a few things about advertising. Great.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011
    [Change] Being a leader without being the boss
    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?
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2010
    [Change] The Problem with Being an Expert
    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.
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Change] Power points
    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.
  • NANCY WHITE  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2010
    [Change] Seize the Change Panel - Page 2
    Choconancy1 posted a photo: Seize the Change Panel - Page 2.
  • SOCIAL REPORTER  |  MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
    [Change] Changing the world without too much worthiness
    'Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Movement, has just published a book on perhaps the most serious long-term global threats we face: climate change and the end of the age of cheap energy. There’s a powerful little promotional video too. As Rob Hopkins explains in a Guardian article, Transition needs to have wide appeal. Hilarious.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011
    [Change] What is the best network structure?
    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.
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014
    [Change] Call for Papers: Large Systems Change, Transformations and Transitions: An emerging field
    Special Issue:  Large Systems Change, Transformations and Transitions: An emerging field. 'Call For Papers: The Journal of Corporate Citizenship. NOTE:  THERE IS A VERY TIGHT PRODUCTION SCHEDULE. The Editorial Team. This issue is being developed by the GOLDEN Ecosystems Lab … Net Dev
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2011
    [Change] Changes to Twitter: bringing in the ‘news feed’
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 3) Change management is a critical requirement for embedding successful social business practices in an organization. ". Change is a risk. My Comments.
  • 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
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2013
    [Change] The market research industry needs to change. Here’s why.
    Because business is changing at a dramatic rate and if we want to help our clients achieve growth both they, and we as an industry, need to think about doing things differently. What’s changed? It’s not just the business landscape that’s changing, consumers are too: 91% of people keep their phones within 3 feet of them 24 hours a day.
  • 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.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
    [Change] Net-Mapping at Agile Coach Camp, Columbus, Ohio
    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.
  • ELSUA  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
    [Change] Changing the World One Idea at a Time
    So as I get to prepare myself for the upcoming European World Tour  I will be embarking on shortly I just couldn’t help get reminded of the power of changing the world through a rather simple, yet, incredibly inspiring action: the sharing of ideas. Pretty much like March, after the rather long winter months. but it is totally worth it.
  • 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. What next?
  • 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.
  • EMODERATION  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Change] How to change your Facebook Brand Page URL
    So how do you go about changing it? To change your Brand Page’s URL, you first need to get yourself 25 fans. So you have your snazzy new Facebook Brand Page and people are becoming Fans already. Unfortunately, Facebook’s automatically assigned URL isn’t very friendly or pretty. Done that? Then follow the instructions below: 1.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    [Change] The ten things businesses should know about innovation
    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).
  • EMODERATION  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011
    [Change] Proposed changes to the defamation law will affect online publishers
    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
  • JENNY CONNECTED  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2011
    [Change] Change MOOC starts Mon 12th Sept 2011….
    Details about this particular MOOC about  Change: Education, Learning and Technology can be found here [link] and the weekly schedule can be found here: Change MOOC Schedule. More information about Change MOOC 2011 can be found in this slideshow: MOOC2011. …. with an orientation week.
  • HILDY GOTTLIEB  |  SUNDAY, AUGUST 16, 2009
    [Change] The Hummingbird’s Lesson
    Tags: Changing the World Community Engagement
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2011
    [Change] 5 key changes to LinkedIn apps
    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.
  • FRESHNETWORKS   |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
    [Change] What F8 and the changes to Facebook mean for brands and marketers
    The announcements at yesterday’s F8 conference included a few of the changes we expected to Facebook (the music service was a very poorly kept secret) and a few more radical changes that went further than we might have guessed. The introduction of the Timeline changes this. And now I can now [verb] any [noun]. Tweet This!
  • NETWORKING ACTION  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
    [Change] Large Systems Change: Producing the Change We Want
    Turning point – large systems change: Producing the change we want. Transformation and large systems change is not something that … Published Articles 'Waddell, Steve, Hsueh, Joe, Birney, Anna, Khorsani, Amir, & Feng, Wen. 2014). Journal of Corporate Citizenship, 2014(53), 5-8. doi: 10.9774/GLEAF.4700.2014.ma.00003.
  • NET-MAP TOOLBOX  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
    [Change] Agile international development?
    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.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH- SOCIAL NETWORK STRATEGY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 2013
    [Change] Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898
    TITLE: Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898. DISCUSSING CLIMATE CHANGE. climate change” – does anyone NOT have an opinion? Even if it’s “I wish they’d shut up about climate change” it’s still on our radar, in a big way. blogs social media cars climate change horse poo manureSolar power?
  • 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. 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?
  • NANCY WHITE  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
    [Change] Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa
    It provides opportunities for continuous experimentations as well as controlled frequent and rapid changeschange 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).
  • NEIGHBOURHOODS  |  SATURDAY, JULY 13, 2013
    [Change] Parking traumas
      Mobility and change Neighbourhood relations 'A recent survey carried out for the AA suggests that one third of neighbour disputes is car-related: ‘An AA-Populus. survey of 23,450 AA members (11-17 June 2013) found that 33% of neighbour bust-ups are rooted in car-related disputes.’. Two related thoughts.
  • 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.  What social change narrative to contribute to? So here is some of how I answer social change agents, young and old, who ask how they can be as effective as possible in that role. Am I close? Paint.
  • SOCIAL REPORTER  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2014
    [Change] Changing London – a blog that might do just that
    However, I have a hunch that Changing London , started a few months ago by David Robinson and Will Horwitz, might just do that. think Changing London will have more impact because people may feel it is theirs, and they can make a difference. Changing London. Will’s posts about other cities have been inspirational too.
  • CHRIS CORRIGAN  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013
    [Change] Mutations are the way to make change
    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.
  • LAUREL PAPWORTH- SOCIAL NETWORK STRATEGY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2009
    [Change] Online Community Rituals: Social Niceties and Change
    Every social network has it’s way of saying, showing, and responding to regular patterns of behaviour. . This is one of the little stories I tell in class. can’t remember where I first heard/read it, but whether it’s true or not, I think it highlights something (not sure what :P) . How rude! . On Twitter? SilkCharm Thanks!
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