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"Developing Real Skills for Virtual Teams"

Endless Knots

And then something like this comes through, "Developing Real Skills. A lot of virtual team research crosses my screen, most of which is earnest and much of which is the equivalent of a Sunday-night eat-up of what's in the refrigerator. Collaboration Telecommuting Virtual Teams

The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise


The soft skills. Again, touching base on the soft skills. However, it won’t be easy. Off to work! For better or for worse. Try it!

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Developing Real Skills for Virtual Teams

The Bumble Bee

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina recently published a useful white paper on the topical area of developing skills for virtual teams. It is available online and in PDF. What I found most interesting was the section on Virtual Team Challenges. Virtual Teams

Improving Your Presentation Skills – Part Deux


Delivering captivating presentations is a gift, and a skill that needs constant fine tuning, nurturing, learning and maturing over time. It is.

Top Ten Moderator Skills (for 2010)

e-Moderation Station

What skills and qualities does the online tutor need? Top Ten Moderator Skills. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This!

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Crap detection and other essential network skills

Social Reporter

I’ve just bought Howard Rheingold’s excellent book Net Smart: How to thrive in the online world. And much more.

To Develop a Community, Think Network First

Online Community Strategy

Two reasons: 1.) a helpful answer must be developed in the context of the host organization and their extended network and 2.) Need a Community?

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Developing digital literacies in practice


Last week I took part in The Guardian Higher Education Network 's Developing Digital Literacy in HE live chat. Anyone doing all that? Green ICT.

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Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

and Organization Development. So those are the 5 skills that I think a community manager should have. Leveraging Community thinking.

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For innovation: Amplify the low signal

Net-Map Toolbox

And slowly a new door opens, a different approach emerges or we develop a clearer understanding of a long overlooked risk.

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The evolution of effective team working and how you can accelerate it

The Bumble Bee

Accelerating Team Development. Team Leadership Developmentteam operating like this will not hit its deadlines.

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IBM Rational Offers Collaboration and Innovation within Software Development

Portals and KM

IBM Rational is an open software development platform that supports sharing and interactions among software and systems design and development teams.

Help! - the professional2.0 is coming.

Joitske Hulsebosch

With the recent technological developments such as social media and social intranets , professionals have even more spaces to profile themselves.

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Twitter for School Staff Professional Development


Developing your Personal Learning Networks (PLN) on Twitter. Create your Twitter Presence. also looked at reviewing Twitter profiles (word).  .

Deeper Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 4

Nancy White

Today Michele Martin posted an important amplification to  the “Four Meta Skills&# from Part 1. She deepened them. Emphasis mine.).

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

10 Basic Group Facilitation Skills

Viv Mcwaters

Throughout this training the topic of facilitating groups within communities has come up and I’ve been asked to provide some idea of basic facilitation skills. Here’s some skills that I think are important. 1. My approach is to find, develop and use approaches that encourage people to participate and to speak their mind.

Learning, community values and my skills – this is what I can bring to The Kootenay Coop Board

Michelle Laurie

They provide healthy, organic food while supporting local economic development in our community. Below I summarize each reason in brief: 1.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As I noted in  Part 2 , these are biggies and probably could have fallen under the “meta skills&# mentioned in Part 1. Here is part 3.

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals

Nancy White

As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word. There are skills in expressing them. This is the uber skill.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word. There are skills in expressing them. You have mad skills?

The Power of Action Learning: A Process for Building a Collaborative Culture

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Organizational members willing to take risks to develop themselves and their organization. 3. Developing skills in handling conflict.

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Learning about upscaling of dairy development online and face-to-face

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Heifer in collaboration with Agri-ProFocus organized a learning event on July 2nd about dilemmas in upscaling of dairy development.

Consulting Skills: What Is the Difference Between a Consultant and an Enthusiast?

Web Social Architecture

Let me illustrate: Being a passionate user of and enthusiast about social media doesn't make you good at developing social media strategy.

Technology: loosing skills through the virtual world?

Joitske Hulsebosch

And his question: " So the dilemma and the question, to which I have not developed any answer. How to make sure you don't loose the skills of conflict resolution and at the first sign of conflict people hop on to find like-minded people? that are useful skills. Dave Snowden blogged about the virtual and the real.

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

The Helsinki Design Lab aims to bring innovators together, provide a community development platform, codify practices, do experiments, etc.

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How to Help Managers Lead Change

Partnering Resources

Sometimes, and for some managers, you’ll want to provide training on communication or change leadership skills. Always Do This. Who knows?

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Mirror Mirror, On the Wall: Learning in a Crowded Life

Full Circle Associates

international development knowledge sharing learning BDSLearning 14 years ago I did my first overseas gig  in Central Asia. No big surprises.

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22 Business Networking Tips

Online Social Networking

Effective business networking calls for a wide range of skills and resources. However, let’s not kid ourselves. Don’t sweat it.

Wisdom is the ability to hold two conflicting truths in your mind at the same time, without budging

Net-Map Toolbox

must warn you, though, it’s not a very useful skill (But I don’t think that wisdom should have the purpose of being useful, anyway…).

Peer Financing for Developers & Diaspora: A Glimpse to the Future of Work and Business

21st Century Organization

Are entrepreneurship, an ability to innovate and run a business even more important skills in this 21st century?  Here’s why. With official U.S.

When do you feel competent?

Net-Map Toolbox

And feel free to add whatever small or big thing it is, not just professional skills. career coaching exploring new ideas musings personal developmentDo you feel competent when you stand on your head and play the guitar? Add it to your list (copyright by ibm4381 on flickr). love making lists. ” Try it out.

Busy is the new smoking

Joitske Hulsebosch

21st century skillsThat's why I'm so happy to work independently- at least I don't have a shared agenda where others can plan my meetings.

A new initiative supporting communities to develop digital assets

Social Reporter

There’s often a big gap between those working in innovative ways in communities to develop our physical assets of land and buildings, and those with the tech skills to use public data and online systems to develop local digital assets. What examples do you have of the sort of digital assets that might be developed?

Skill with language, invitation and holding the centre

Chris Corrigan

So I think you need skill in holding the centre and skill in speaking about it. And that skill comes from practice. On the Art of Hosting list we have been having a conversation about using language of participatory process. That can cause unnecessary defensiveness among participants. Too much comfort is a poison for our times.

Can improv save the world? It can’t make it any worse!

Viv Mcwaters

There seems to be bad news around every corner. Where else might it be used? Tickets are £129 and are available from here.

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Skills, Experience and Qualities of a “community manager&# 1. Fast, accurate and quality reading/writing skills - I always recommend a timed reading/writing test that involves looking at multiple bits of information (posts, etc.), Social network mapping and analysis skills. These are skills that people can acquire.