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Reflecting on a month in China

Jenny Connected

From October 8 th to November 2 nd , I was in China. China is literally overflowing with locations and sites that never fail to amaze and take your breath away. The scale of China would take me a while to get used to, living as I do in a small rural village in North West England.  The trip started in Beijing.

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Why I left China

Ken Carroll

At the end of 2009, I left China in something of a hurry. Let me outline why. One of the companies I’d founded – a chain of language schools, called Kai En – was going bankrupt. The problem came about after the US economy went south and the language school’s client-base dried up. There were

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China's Enlightened Billionaire

Alchemy of Change

One can only hope that there are other leaders like him, climbing the ranks of China’s economy. found it incredibly inspiring.

Blog>> Social Media and a Changing China

Green Chameleon

Fascinating TED talk on how China is changing and the role social media plays in its evolution

Why Every Organization Needs a China Strategy


China is in the news a lot these days. Is China’s progress over-reported? We’d love to hear your thoughts - let’s talk!

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China and Social Networks

Online Community Report

But there is one glaring absence in this new global conversation: China. China blocks most international blogs, including any using popular blog services such as Wordpress or Blogger. China blocks any international URL with the word "blog" in it. China also blocks Twitter, Facebook, and many bulletin board sites.

Visual Expression in Disasters | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Welcome to my web home. This site is both my weblog and my business site. United States. United States

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Iran and China lead the way  Syria is not far behind. But Australia isn’t China right? Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. AG George Brandis ‘I don’t regard bloggers as journalists.’ Syria? Shares.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Stunted

Ken Carroll

About Ken Carroll « Re-thinking language instruction Linear and non-linear learning » Stunted In this New York Times article , David Brooks describes the relationship between China’s ruling elite and its school system. Ken Carroll This entry was posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2007 at 6:28 am and is filed under China.

Love Hurts – And That’s a Good Thing

Alchemy of Change

My second opening to love was also with a fellow expat in China – and it ended up being even more painful than the first one when it ended.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

China is in a similar position. Just how will ‘teaching’ be scaled up to meet the needs of tomorrow’s learners in India, China and the world? Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also.

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The place of ‘the teacher’ in relation to open content

Jenny Connected

China is in a similar position. Just how will ‘teaching’ be scaled up to meet the needs of tomorrow’s learners in India, China and the world? Change Mooc, Week 18: Richard DeMillo, Ashwin Ram, Preetha Ram, and Hua Ali. Social Networks, Learning Communities, and Web Science – [link]. See also.

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2013 Global Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Winners

Portals and KM

Here is more tech for this first week of the year. Teleos, have covered this award in the past. This award always brings back memories.  

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Green Chameleon » Sacred and Profane

Green Chameleon

Knowledge workers don’t seem to have that kind of gruff fun and trust building. We’re all supposed to be very genteel and polite to each other, and in the process we keep our distances. And then Matt posted this very short and very funny podcast on swearing in the workplace, and how it can actually facilitate a more sharing environment.

Bro Orange and Community Indicators

Full Circle Associates

Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life. Here is one to add – for the ages!

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Oh and Indonesia, China, Afganistan. And even today creating social media guidelines for staff are a challenge. Public, Acknowledged Guidelines.

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Alchemy of Change

And yet, a better understanding of fairness may just well be the bridge that helps heal our country. How’s That Fair? How can they ignore that?

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I’ll Drink To That! #NekNominate

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What is Neknominate? What is Neknominate? Think the Hangover movie and you have the right psychographic. Who Does Neknominate? Killed kids in Ireland. From

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How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This article covers: What is a troll, History of Trollling and How Social Media can Fix Trolling (how can society fix trolling, actually). Yahoo.

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Learning through Collaborating and Lurking Online: A Case Study (Mandy Geddes, IEC)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Many are in Australia, but some students are in China. Mandy is now talking about learning through collaborating and lurking - at the Institute of Executive Coaching (IEC). Mandy is the GM of Learning (?) at the IEC. Key points: - have been experimenting with social online learning. students are increasingly coming from remote locations.

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Giving Up on Environmentalism

How to Save the World

The first is to build a new pipeline across central British Columbia to ship the bitumen sludge to China instead of the US. All told, 2600 sq.

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Great facilitation – what is it?

Viv Mcwaters

Big Brother Tightens Grip in China | World | Epoch Times its laws and regulations to control an increasing number of facets of daily life, especially the Internet and cell phones , and in suppressing independent expression of all forms: religious expression, petitioners, and the media. China dialogue.

The Taoist farmer and SWOT analysis

Chris Corrigan

” At that same time in China, there was a war going on between two rival warlords. Do you know the story of the Taoist farmer and his son?

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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency. Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter?

Curing Business Ecosystems Blindness

Partnering Resources

Evolution into business ecosystems. Image by Dion Hinchcliffe, Dachis Group. Business ecosystems are complex and ever-changing. Keystones. Recyclers.

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The Rat cheated: Duke Riley restages the race for the Chinese Zodiac #elizastamps

Endless Knots

It's a little hard to headline this one. " The Rematch " took place on April 15, with a gondola bearing each animal of the zodiac. 

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Scenarios 2011 to 2022 – Media/Military Complex: New Year Resolve

21st Century Organization

Twelve years ago, the dot-com bubble hadn’t yet burst, was just three years old, and China was known for Mao, not for manufacturing.

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A knife, a ball, a piece of paper

Net-Map Toolbox

Knife Sharpeners in Kashgar, China (copyright by watchsmart on Flickr). “Why?” ” you wonder. Do we have to be scared???”

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2013 Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) Study

Portals and KM

The 16th annual Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) studies will begin on April 15, 2013. This award always brings back memories.

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The Role of the Service Sector in the Indian Economy

Jenny Connected

It hasn’t followed traditional growth models (as in China) in that it has skipped the manufacturing stage and has jumped straight from the agricultural stage to services. This conference was organised by Lancaster University’s India Centre. The opening speaker was Dr D.K. India therefore has a services-oriented economy.

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Marissa, we need to talk: This genie is way out of the bottle

Endless Knots

Developers in India/China/Philippines/Singapore? Dear Marissa, Apparently, I'm not the only one who has a word or two to say to you. Yahoo!

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

China. China, mainland. 6. The Dgroups platform has other depictions but this is the most vivid one. Modified. Count. Armênia. Colômbia.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. September 22, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week - September 22, 2007 TheWisdom of Crowds?: Chart shows value of US Dollar versus a basket ofother currencies.

Why Your Innovation Contest Won’t Work - Tim Kastelle - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

HBR China. HBR Global Editions. Harvard Business Publishing: For Educators. |. For Corporate Buyers. |. Visit Harvard Business School. FaceBook.

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Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Climate Skeptic Monument Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement? Third-order engagement is the cutting edge of business strategy. It enrolls customers and partners in connecting your organization to additional customers and partners. Third-order

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

It’s tricky because it forces us to strike a subtle balance between our tasks and our relationships. The bigger the relationship, the bigger the tasks.

Facebook Detectives and Citizen Investigator

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why do we resent social networking sites assisting China but cheer when they help British authorities? Or veiled racism? Oh ok, not really.

Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Let me explain why I don’t anymore because I think it sheds some light on how relationships form over time. That line is their relationship. Figure 1.

Neelon Crawford: "Looking and Seeing"

Endless Knots

Cathedral Berg At Night, Neelon Crawford, 1994 Anywhere near Lander, Wyoming? Lucky you. Hawker Sea Fury, Neelon Crawford, 1984 Neelon Crawford (b.

Lotusphere 2011 Notes: Work Trends 2021 Panel

Portals and KM

For example, in Japan and China people find it hard to say no directly so they have polite and indirect ways of saying this.    

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