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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.

Reinventing Relationships with Social Business


Let’s go and  Reinvent Relationships with Social Business. What a rush! Once again, I was not disappointed. Again, so far, non-existent.

Ten practical tips to profitable business relationships

The Bumble Bee

The difference between listening and hearing is this. What is the key difference between you and your competitors? Tip 1. Working a room.

Thoughts on Managing Your Social Vendor Relationships

Online Community Strategy

What I am saying is that the sides of the social vendor relationship game aren’t evenly matched. What’s at stake? Ultimately, the

What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?

Viv Mcwaters

After 13 days facilitation training with my mate Johnnie Moore I’m excited by what I’ve learnt. So what’s it like? Of course!

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Ever been to a conference where different lunch tables had big white signs inviting people to sit and join others of like interest?

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Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

We each have hundreds, if not thousands of relationships with businesses and other types of organizations in our lives. The CRM. Tweet.

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Fair enough… First & Second-Order Engagement Remember, engagement is a matter of  balancing tasks and relationships. Engagement is the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal. When you get it right though, it can make a huge difference.

Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

Though we don’t often see it as such, CRM (or Customer Relationship Management) truly is a social technology. Organizations use CRM to manage relationships with customers and partners, and one day they’ll likely use it to manage relationships with employees. Social technologies change the way we collaborate. Tweet.

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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

Engagement, Relationships & Connection Mission, Meaning & Impact Networks & Systems Lisa Gansky membranes Mesh Netflix ShareZen

2011 63

Small town NetMapping: Can informal relationships be captured within institutional analysis? (guest post by Jody Harris)

Net-Map Toolbox

Enter NetMap. The key to the alignment strategy being used in this project is to start at District rather than National level, to create a model of coordination that can be used to advocate for scaling up to other areas or even other countries.

Behaving differently

Viv Mcwaters

Behaviours can only be changed by behaving differently. This is the point of disruptive facilitation – providing opportunities for participants in a workshop to behave differently, with each other and in relationship to their work. And this is my point. Exactly. Facilitation

Consumer No More: How the Web Changes Us

Alchemy of Change

The problem is that all this eye-socket crap is still working with outdated assumptions about organizations’ relationships with stakeholders.

2011 58

A doorstop versus relationship rules

Viv Mcwaters

Many years ago I read a very good article about the differences between a Big Mac and the Naked Chef by Joel Spolsky. It was 2001.

PBworks Provides Customer Relationship Collaborative: CRC

Portals and KM

asked Chris what is different with this new release. The PBworks Customer Relationship Edition is a nice addition for several reasons.

Too Close to Call Relationships

Governance in a Networked World

In speaking to me later they indicated that they did have different networks but it hadn't even occured to them to nominate each other I've probably now done over 50 Social Network Analysis projects and it hadn't occured to me that someone might miss identifying a close contact because they were too close to even think about it.

If Teaching is Relational, How Does That Inform Online Teaching?

Full Circle Associates

But I realize I have not sufficiently highlighted the importance  of teaching as a practice about relationships. About being human. Period.

2016 11

Engaging Vetrans with CRM

Alchemy of Change

This is an example of a technology project that makes a difference. Engagement, Relationships & Connection Innovation & Technology CRM IAVA Salesforce self-service veteransIf you’re into using technology to engage people in a mission, you’ve gotta check out this very impressive video. Warning: Geek alert! Tweet.

Rethinking Marketing - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

That means making products and brands subservient to long-term customer relationships. What’s wrong with this picture? Kaplan, David P.

IBM Aims at Reinventing Relationships with Northstar: We Better Watch…


You know, one cannot get to reinvent relationships out of the blue and overnight, right? But today things are different. hope so.

‘Superficial’ relationships: near-strangers, weak ties, and older men


There is a difference. Back in 2009, in government guidance on meaningful social interaction , we were told that. Of course they are.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. improved relationships, more effective knowledge sharing). Relationships in the context of social networks (communities, collaboration).

Netflix’s Tricky Dance with Facebook

Alchemy of Change

For Your Personal Viewing Pleasure… One of the first thing to look at in the Netflix/Facebook relationship is the issue of identity. Once the service becomes more personal, it will be easier for Netflix to invest in creative, fun ways of gathering more meaningful information about your relationships to the movies you watch.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. improved relationships, more effective knowledge sharing). Relationships in the context of social networks (communities, collaboration).

Without Relationship, We Are Nothing

Hildy Gottlieb

Because the wisdom of the Maori is true everywhere – without relationship, we are nothing. None of us can change the world by ourselves.

C3: a new approach to Collaborative Project Management

The Bumble Bee

Think Differently Important as this is, it is at most only half of the story of successful project management. Conclusions*3. Constituencies*3.

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Real Story Group: Enterprise Collaboration and Social Software Market in 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

have been a long-term fan of this report from Real Story Group, and have recommended its purchase to many clients. Collaboration Software

2016 63

Social Media Teams: Different on the Agency Side than Internal

Web Social Architecture

But on the agency side, the whole thing is different. Does this sound like a statement of the obvious? And staff it you must.

Part 2 - Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

With several years experience across call centers in different companies (spanning health care, traditional insurance, as well as annuity and pensions), she has a very low call-to-escalation ratio and receives high marks from post-call surveys. However, in the product development community the reaction is very different.

The Credit Crisis and Social Software - Part 1 - Why we need a return to credit based on social relationships

Green Chameleon

Wealth was not money but the health and extent of your relationships. So the central  relationship is weakened by design. You are a serf.

/Message: Everything Is Different

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

/Message « Enterprise 2.0 Albert-László Barabási, from Linked The short story collection was a critical failure and soon sank into obscurity.

Things are different in Alaska

Chris Corrigan

Anchorage is a different beast. What pieces of interesteing difference there are - the Namaste Shangri-la curry house for example, or Ray’s Vietnamese - lie hidden away in cold suburban plazas surrounded by divided roads, equipment dealerships and super stores. Better vs. worse, good vs. bad, becomes a slippery polarity.

What’s the Difference between a staff & a citizen?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Put another way, the futility of constant efforts to improve relationships between organizations.

‘The New World’. Fact and Truth in 2017

Jenny Connected

It pulled together and tried to explain society’s changing relationship with truth. Has our relationship with truth changed over time?

2017 64

Building Your Network: Making It Work with Your Boss

Partnering Resources

The relationship with your boss is one of the most important in the workplace. People are wired in different ways. The Style Factor.

2013 90

qualities of different social experience models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Some arguments are on structure: Are blogs, delicious, wikis, yahoo/google answers, or discussion forums all communities even though they are structurally different? My previous post showing my list of different modesl for social experiences focuses just on the structural component. Qualities of different social ex. Wheres rawn?

Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

would add that in addition many different resources are needed to inform these ideas or opinions. And difference does not mean opposition.

2017 50

Anecdote: The difference between cooperation and coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We are interested in when its unhelpful to collaborate, examples of when collaboration has failed, and how collaboration differs from similar terms such as co-operation and co-ordination. Sort of like the difference between wiki/blog shared conversation (KM) and supply chain logistics and e-commerce (IM). Follow me on Twitter.

Power Posing: The Art and Science of Making Posture Work For You

The Bumble Bee

Think Differently That is, the way we pose our bodies "speaks" not only to those around us, but to ourselves as well.

The Illusion of Control


We seem to have become just that, pure data , i.e. * the* product , leaving out entirely our networks, connections and relationships. . Instead.

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