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Net-Map Certification Training, Washington DC, Nov 20-21, 2015

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Understand how people and their networks influence your (project) success – learn  Net – Map! Please sign up here

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For innovation: Amplify the low signal

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Crow brings the daylight, by Ruth Meharg. What is the shared story on which we can build our planning?

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Own it – with a smile

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(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?

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Guiding your network weaving: Net-Map training in DC (June 27-28)

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At our trainings you dive into using Net-Map in your own context pretty quickly. And he had to do that RIGHT NOW.

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How my bad French made me a better facilitator

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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.

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Net-Map training, 16th-17th August, Washington DC

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The most engaging part of a Net-Map training that is open to everyone is the diversity of participants.

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Talk about corruption!

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“Monster, I see you!” But as an outsider, can you just come in an say: “Let’s talk about corruption!” ” Well, no.

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Is perfect really perfect?

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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?

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40 Maps that wil help you make sense of the world

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(Veleripieris circle by Kenneth Myers). In each map, you have to choose what story you want to tell.

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Rare opportunity: Learn Net-Map in the UK!

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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.

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Become an expert Net-Map facilitator: Next training in DC June 27-28

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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.

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First Net-Map training in Nairobi, Kenya (May 21-23)

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 . The Fairview Hotel in Nairobi, where the training will be held. And the answer is our first Net-Map training in Nairobi.

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How the poor adapt to climate change in Kenya and Ethiopia

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Farmers in Ethiopia (picture credit Stevie Mann, ILRI). … and what role their formal and informal networks play in this.

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Leadership is an activity, not a position

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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?

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Net-Map training: Learn to map your career or torture networks…

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” or, even more personal: “Who will influence that I am happy more often and unhappy less often?”

Next Net-Map Training: November 1-2

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facilitation fine-tuning implementation opportunities personal development Social Networks training Uncategorized upcoming events

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The three biggest networking mistakes of advocacy groups

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That’s one way of getting your message accross – just throw it at them… (picture copyright by Emily Layla).

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Professional Networking – One size does not fit all

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If let to your own devices… what kind of web would you weave (picture copyright by Misserion on flickr). Different networks for different jobs.

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Oh the sheer beauty of networks…

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Some examples, just to get you started. With custom software, the installation plays back runs throughout three cities: New York, London and Tokyo.

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Facilitate! Don’t be a Clever-Bully

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Clever-Bully (picture by Diamond Select Toys). I’ve been teaching Net-Map a lot, lately. Or can they? What is a clever-bully?

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Public Policy and the Idea of the Vietnamese State: The Cultural Political Economy of Domestic Water Supply

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A Net-Map study on formal and informal water governance in Vietnam , by Nadine Reis and Peter P.

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The gift of doubt

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Albert O. Hirschman. If the initial communication had been o.k. Hirschman made a science out of researching this. ”

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Agricultural Extension in Ethiopia through a Gender and Governance Lens

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Cohen, Regina Birner, Mamusha Lemma, Josee Randriamamonjy, Fanaye Tadesse and Zelekawork Paulos). Women’s groups (e.g.

Teams: Together we do 139 % of the work

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When they took all the numbers and added them up, they ended up with 139 %. For me this was a real eye opener.

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Talk to the Emir to save new-born chilrden

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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.

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Can a high school drop-out find a job with Net-Map?

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(Picture copyright Lydia on flickr). It seems like the answer is yes. that may influence the next step forward for a girl like Karen.

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Can you change organizational culture?

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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 a link?

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giving money, Are you connected by sausage links? copyright by stevendepolo on Flickr). Which, see above, can mean a lot of different things.

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Net-Map Level 1 Certification Course (Washington, DC)

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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!

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Net-Map workshop in DC – May 1-2, 2015

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Come summer and it is that time of the year to immerse into mapping your complex networks. The venue is George Washington University.

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New Year’s Resolution: This year I won’t take the caterpillar approach to personal growth

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I cannot fly! know that from experience!

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Involuntarily airborne dog explains complexity

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you can actually predict the trajectory of the football. But it’s still complicated not complex. That’s complexity.

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Involuntarily airborne dog explains complexity

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you can actually predict the trajectory of the football. But it’s still complicated not complex. That’s complexity.

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5 ways how drawing helps you think better

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And that is because there is something special about visualizing what you know – as compared to merely saying or writing it down.

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What’s more important? People or structures?

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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.

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How to get strategic insights from Net-Map

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Just a bowl of spaghetti with toys on top? What does this mean? Influential actors who can harm / support. Increasing or decreasing actor influence.

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I love being a small fish

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When I work with people who know nothing about network analysis… (picture copyright Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary).

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Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

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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.

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Session on “Applying Network Knowledge” at the Sunbelt XXXV

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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.

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It’s not just who you know but what you know about them

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In one of my leadership trainings I had a number of mid-level managers draw Net-Maps around personal career goals: Who will influence that I reach this goal? Now, while it is tempting to use blackmail as a networking strategy if you know about everybody’s weakness, I wouldn’t recommend it. What drives them? Who are they? Who are they?

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