Net-Map Certification Training, Washington DC, Nov 20-21, 2015
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Understand how people and their networks influence your (project) success – learn Net – Map! Please sign up here
For innovation: Amplify the low signal
FEBRUARY 2, 2016
Crow brings the daylight, by Ruth Meharg. What is the shared story on which we can build our planning?
Own it – with a smile
SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
(Picture by Alan Cleaver on flickr). How do you deal with situations you are not 100% comfortable with? How about owning it with a smile?
Guiding your network weaving: Net-Map training in DC (June 27-28)
MAY 25, 2014
At our trainings you dive into using Net-Map in your own context pretty quickly. And he had to do that RIGHT NOW.
How my bad French made me a better facilitator
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
I recently went on a mission to Cameroon, where one of my tasks was to facilitate a workshop with about 100 participants. And I can survive very well.
How the poor adapt to climate change in Kenya and Ethiopia
OCTOBER 10, 2014
Farmers in Ethiopia (picture credit Stevie Mann, ILRI). … and what role their formal and informal networks play in this.
Maybe they get annoyed because you are more successful than you look
MARCH 5, 2015
Someone who looks like you should not be invading our space (image by Cindy Faust). What do I mean? And you are not a victim.
Net-Map training, 16th-17th August, Washington DC
MAY 26, 2013
The most engaging part of a Net-Map training that is open to everyone is the diversity of participants.
Talk about corruption!
APRIL 23, 2013
“Monster, I see you!” But as an outsider, can you just come in an say: “Let’s talk about corruption!” ” Well, no.
Net-Map training: Learn to map your career or torture networks…
OCTOBER 24, 2013
” or, even more personal: “Who will influence that I am happy more often and unhappy less often?”
Is perfect really perfect?
JANUARY 31, 2014
Perfection is the dead end road that leads to a castle with closed doors (picture copyright by wiseGeek). How much of this is really necessary?
Rare opportunity: Learn Net-Map in the UK!
MAY 20, 2015
How about hanging out at the beach, learning Net-Map and meeting about 1000 highly intelligent social network analysis experts of every discipline, who do everything from crazy complex quantitative stuff to anthropologically observing network development on the ground? would love to see you there. Together with a whole bunch of other Net-Mappers.
The gift of doubt
OCTOBER 11, 2013
Albert O. Hirschman. If the initial communication had been o.k. Hirschman made a science out of researching this. ”
Become an expert Net-Map facilitator: Next training in DC June 27-28
APRIL 11, 2014
We are are planning 2 Net-Map workshops in Washington DC this year. There are some more workshops planned in other parts of the world (e.g.
Public Policy and the Idea of the Vietnamese State: The Cultural Political Economy of Domestic Water Supply
DECEMBER 30, 2015
A Net-Map study on formal and informal water governance in Vietnam , by Nadine Reis and Peter P.
Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens
JULY 26, 2016
Cohen, Regina Birner, Mamusha Lemma, Josee Randriamamonjy, Fanaye Tadesse and Zelekawork Paulos). Women’s groups (e.g.
The three biggest networking mistakes of advocacy groups
AUGUST 14, 2013
That’s one way of getting your message accross – just throw it at them… (picture copyright by Emily Layla).
First Net-Map training in Nairobi, Kenya (May 21-23)
APRIL 29, 2014
. The Fairview Hotel in Nairobi, where the training will be held. And the answer is our first Net-Map training in Nairobi.
Professional Networking – One size does not fit all
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
If let to your own devices… what kind of web would you weave (picture copyright by Misserion on flickr). Different networks for different jobs.
Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)
MARCH 22, 2016
How do the networks of black and white, male and female job-seekers differ? than unemployed participants. Louis Washington University
Facilitate! Don’t be a Clever-Bully
AUGUST 23, 2013
Clever-Bully (picture by Diamond Select Toys). I’ve been teaching Net-Map a lot, lately. Or can they? What is a clever-bully?
Guest Post: Net-Map in cultural development in Germany
JULY 13, 2015
First time-use of a Net-Map-procedure in a culture development process. The recently published study on behalf of the Institute for Cultural Policy.
Talk to the Emir to save new-born chilrden
JULY 17, 2013
If you want to protect new-born babies from dying of preventable cause, who do you talk to? The Ministry of Health, right? Because it is their mandate.
New Year’s Resolution: This year I won’t take the caterpillar approach to personal growth
JANUARY 6, 2014
I cannot fly! know that from experience!
Teams: Together we do 139 % of the work
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
When they took all the numbers and added them up, they ended up with 139 %. For me this was a real eye opener.
Leadership is an activity, not a position
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Writing it on the wall will not make you a leader, sorry. picture by Ziggy_Mo on Flickr). Observe others: How do they do it?
Next Net-Map Training: November 1-2
SEPTEMBER 6, 2013
facilitation fine-tuning implementation opportunities personal development Social Networks training Uncategorized upcoming events
First Net-Map Certification Training in Canada (March 31st – April 1st)
FEBRUARY 13, 2016
We have had a steady flow of Canadians coming to our trainings in DC and finally two of them are saying “That’s it! Just click below.
Oh the sheer beauty of networks…
OCTOBER 24, 2014
Some examples, just to get you started. With custom software, the installation plays back runs throughout three cities: New York, London and Tokyo.
Net-Map Level 1 Certification Course (Washington, DC)
JUNE 7, 2011
We offer Net-Map certification courses on 4 levels: Level 1: Net-Map Facilitation. Level 2: Net-Map Qualitative and Visual Data Collection and Analysis. Level 3: Net-Map Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis. Level 4: Net-Map Mastery – Train the Trainer. Join us for a 2 day, Level 1 Net-Map class on the 4.-5. of August in Washington DC!
What is a link?
JUNE 11, 2012
giving money, Are you connected by sausage links? copyright by stevendepolo on Flickr). Which, see above, can mean a lot of different things.
How to get strategic insights from Net-Map
JANUARY 7, 2016
Just a bowl of spaghetti with toys on top? What does this mean? Influential actors who can harm / support. Increasing or decreasing actor influence.
Can you change organizational culture?
MARCH 29, 2012
What organizational culture might these ladies be brewing? copyright by PumpkinWayne on Flickr). This leads to an important point and that is history.
What is the one little thing you can do?
JANUARY 8, 2014
Want to eat an elephant? Take it one bite at a time (picture copyright by Phil and Pam on flickr). Have grand New Year’s resolutions?
Can a high school drop-out find a job with Net-Map?
JUNE 30, 2014
(Picture copyright Lydia on flickr). It seems like the answer is yes. that may influence the next step forward for a girl like Karen.
Are you we? Or are you I?
AUGUST 19, 2013
And she said WHAT? Working in an international organization, I see that we have a strange mixed relationship to our awareness of cultural differences.
NOVEMBER 16, 2013
Crisscross by Androwilli (on flickr). have often Imagined that glances. survive the act of seeing. as if they were poles, measuring rods, lances.
Can you make it more playful and more serious?
JULY 10, 2015
picture by Donald Zolan (and, by the way, not my child) [link]. Everything. This follows the idea of the liberating structure TRIZ.
Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV
NOVEMBER 2, 2014
by Jennifer Hauck at the Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ / Department of Environmental Politics. Thus, successful governance approaches rely on networks of actors who collaborate and on the quality of their collaboration. In many cases Social Network Analysis (SNA) has been used to provide answers to these questions.
What’s more important? People or structures?
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
If you look at any great change, in your organization, in history, and you ask people to describe who this happened, most likely you will get one of these two stories: Story 1. If you wanted it to happen again, you would have to find the right people again and that’s the only way it would work. Story 2. Or it means: Both stories are true.