Shrunken communication in distributed teams (the egg of communication :)
DECEMBER 9, 2009
Tags: Changing workplace Digital traces Agile distributed teams informal communication
PKM for kids?
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
Being social Changing workplace Knowledge work Learning Unschooling personal KM model PKMkids unschooling insightsembedding trajectories.
Distributed Agile: communication and common ground
JANUARY 29, 2010
Tags: Being social Changing workplace Agile distributed teams informal communication
On homeschooling quality
SEPTEMBER 10, 2016
There was an intervision session for the parents to share and discuss their experiences and, by a coincidence, a call with a discussion of current state of negotiations about the changes in the regulations of home education in the Netherlands. Back home after a half a day talking about homeschooling practices and politics.
Facilitating unschooling: bridging the gap between interests of a child and external expectations
AUGUST 29, 2016
External expectations, laws and practices differ between cultures and change over time. I’m at another iteration of trying to come up with a “theory of unschooling”, or at least articulate the ingredients of facilitating learning of our kids in that way. organisational culture and norms).
On homeschooling, integration and Dutch
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
It have changed everything, even professional choices. And, of course, hanging out with homeschoolers helped my Dutch at lot.
Designing for a family learning: safe space and facilitating independence
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
After renovation and redesign of the library things have changed. I’m trying to articulate what are the ingredients for mixed age learning that includes adults and kids as a series of posts. In the first part I talked about the importance of including meaningful activities for adults. family-friendly environment is important as well. *.
Family bias and what to do about it when homeschooling
MARCH 30, 2015
There is often a theme that goes throughout learning activities of very different kind. So, what do we do about it? Outsource. No tags for this post.
Educational innovation: schools vs homeschooling?
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
It’s a pity that with the current educational climate there is often either/or situation where both sides do not want to do much with each other.
From 2015 to 2016
JANUARY 2, 2016
And then inwards, family-oriented change of the year. Those three days were a lot of fun. Improv, playing on stage and on the floor, making fire, old and new songs, Rijksmuseum, skating, walking, laughing, cooking, sharing thoughts and food with friends, big and small. In a sense that summarises 2015 for me. Unschooling. Community! Travel.
It comes back
NOVEMBER 7, 2015
A few days ago we talked about polar night and day, and watched videos on relationships between changing seasons, length of the day and position of the Earth in relation to the Sun. Today Anna played with animation software on iPad and came up with a little winter movie. Always nice to see how it comes back :).
One game with three kids
OCTOBER 28, 2015
Next to being a player, he is also ‘the bank’ – he has to do calculations to check everyone’s investments and to give change when buying. Playing a 6+ board game with 8, 5 and 3 years old kids is a patience-testing endeavour. This is what I wrote on Facebook. Alexander likes the idea of making money.
Year of confidence
JANUARY 1, 2015
All things changed – my identity, circle of people for regular contact and network overall, daily rhythm and responsibilities, planning horizons and finances, even the language used for most of my contacts outside of the family went from English to Dutch. And lots of that came with insecurities and lack of confidence.
Not bloging, identities and Happy New Year :)
DECEMBER 30, 2011
Change Me Meta-blogging Uncategorized life blog writing change identityTags: blog writing , change , identity. So here I am :).
Sitting on a fence: should I make another blog?
SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
Also, there is an audience change. I think I’m ready to get back to blogging regularly, but I am caught in a logistical issue: should I continue blogging here or move to another blog (have.nl domain and basic WP installed for a while now). These are where it would help to have a history and a connection.
Accelerated leadership trajectories in communities of practice
DECEMBER 18, 2009
This is something that have been in the blogging pipeline for a while, but thanks to the conversations with John Smith I actually finished it :).
What a coffee corner provides, how to call it and a research agenda
NOVEMBER 27, 2009
Tags: Changing workplace Chapter 7.
Distributed Agile: the black box of co-located team
DECEMBER 2, 2009
Responding to change over following a plan. But all that shouldn’t prevent me from writing about it, isn’t it? More to come
My dissertation online and in print
JUNE 3, 2009
As other social media weblogs hold the promise to change the way in which work is done. The printed version of my dissertation arrived today.
In lieu of presents: Yozhik project
JUNE 19, 2009
She got through it, but the experience changed everyone in the family. So, I will be collecting donations for Yozhik project. Related posts.
PhD cover art
JUNE 5, 2009
I am glad to see that people like the cover of my PhD dissertation and ask questions about it. Here is the story…. She agreed. Related posts.
Being there together via presence and activity traces
APRIL 15, 2010
Tags: Being social Changing workplace Digital traces informal communication life between buildings PAT space
In Full Flow: my PhD and more stories about passion at work
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
Tags: Changing workplace PhD process passion PhD
Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers
FEBRUARY 2, 2009
So, for those who do not want to wait that long I have conclusions of my PhD research in two versions. Ideas. Conversations. Relations. Tasks. Context.
Bringing your network into your organisation
JANUARY 13, 2010
Tags: Changing workplace Digital traces knowledge networker networking
Leadership is pretty much like respectful parenting
DECEMBER 11, 2009
Tags: Changing workplace life
Why sharing a team room might be not so good
NOVEMBER 27, 2009
Strong reliance on sharing a space usually means that there are not many backup information flows (to revisit from a distance or later) and that communication practices are not well articulated (so it’s difficult to change them or “move to another – digital – format if the need arises).
What makes a company…
OCTOBER 5, 2009
Tags: Change leadership
Safe-fail probes and diffusion of innovations
OCTOBER 1, 2009
PhD recovery plan
SEPTEMBER 17, 2009
Tags: Changing workplace PhD process life
Ada Lovelace Day: lessons learnt from my mother
MARCH 24, 2009
Tags: technology adoption AdaLovelaceDay09 Change
Post dissertation stress disorder
JUNE 9, 2009
Now, even more than when, I feel that my house represents the state of other things in my life. While being busy with the PhD work didn’t take all my time, it occupied my mind and also sucked a lot of energy. also feel burnt out physically, mentally and emotionally. Perhaps there is an analogy to post-partum depression. Related posts.
Blogging to grow ideas: weblog research ethics
JUNE 12, 2009
While working on this example I get a better idea what has do be changed in the ethics section and write on Twitter: “ wanted to use a section from the Methodology chapter to illustrate something else. This piece is from my dissertation. as an annotated view into the ethical issues I struggled with in my dissertation. Spring 2004.
On passion, imperfections, confessional writing and fears (re: dissertation goes to a printer)
MAY 14, 2009
Finishing it to be evaluated by the PhD committee was tough, but it did not feel definite, since I knew I could change a few minor things. I did not realise then that sending it to a printer is much scarier as it is definite: it will go public in that form. [This has been in drafts for a while, so don't be surprised with the date :)].
Blog networking study: establishing and maintaining relations via blogging
APRIL 9, 2009
While the study results do not provide data on changes in the frequency of interactions between bloggers when their relationships strengthen, they do indicate that those with stronger connections interact on multiple occasions, use different channels and communicate about personal issues as well as professional ones. Online. Euan ). 1973).
What pragmatists might want to know about blogging
FEBRUARY 11, 2009
Here I outline the characteristics of weblogs that make them useful for one’s work and the changes in working practices that blogging might require. There is also a piece on facilitating weblog adoption, probably tomorrow]. Wondering how far it makes sense: would you show it to a colleague thinking about starting blogging? Having fun.
Reusable water bottle as a conference give-away
DECEMBER 29, 2008
changed into reusing plastic bottles after I’ve got BuiltNY neoprene bottle case that snaps to my backpack. I did reuse plastic bottles before, but would usually forget to bring one along for day trips and had to buy a new one. think it would be nice to use reusable water bottles next year and a few watercoolers for refilling them.
Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
This is the third in a series of posts about change leadership. Embed your change in to the fabric of your organization. and results?
Five Large Systems Change Trends
APRIL 7, 2015
Anyone working on big change issues should have an eye to mega system changes.
From Change Initiatives to Change Systems
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Global change systems are evolving all around us.