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Who to Focus On

Alchemy of Change

It got me thinking though… Knowing where to focus is only partly about knowing what to focus on; it’s also about knowing who to focus on.

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Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From


Finally, after a good few days of tinkering Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From were born. . It wasn’t easy. It always has been.

2015 76

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking


Because right along with focus we have another concept I have grown rather fond of during the course of this year: purpose (Or purposeful ).

2011 68

The five major theories of how people "learn": a synopsis

The Bumble Bee

Carlton also identifies different computer games founded on each theory. Behaviourist. 2. Cognitivist. 3. Constructivist. 4. Experiential. 5.

2012 97

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

That’s right, I’m saying that  the ‘membrane’ that surrounds the organization and connects it with its environment -  is people.

2011 141

FOCUS: Electronic Devices and Travel

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some people carry a lot more - like Chip who talks about "the stuff that supports the stuff." In my response, I listed what I carry on an international trip, which usually requires me to give presentations, hold workshops, and be away for 1-2 weeks. In just over a week, it's had 17 answers. So yes, I carry a lot too. What do you carry?

Focus 19

Social Business Is People to People Business – The Movistar Story


People to People. . People are people. And once you do business with them as people that’s all what remains.

2012 27

Create Slides People Will Remember by Nancy Duarte


Design slides people can “get” in 3 seconds. Don’t take me wrong. “Use Slides Selectively. Open Business

2013 49

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part Two


As a starting point, Dave gets to talk about tacit knowledge , about the differences between knowing and knowledge and where we should be focusing on.

2012 76

IT Talent: Technology Leaders with People Problems

Partnering Resources

Similarly, some leaders are never going to be great at managing people. But they’re never going to be great swimmers. So what do we do? Adapt.

2013 31

Socialtext Continues to Focus on Workplace Integration

Portals and KM

Eugene said that when Socialtext Signals and its microblogging capability, was introduced in 2008 the focus was on integration from the start. They wanted make it easy to create activity feeds with a specific focus like a project. You can filter activities by people or the type of event. It was one of the early enterprise 2.0

"Focusing on Improving Practices" - Oscar Berg re Collaboration Technology

Michael Sampson - Currents

Writing for CMSWire, Oscar from Sweden advocates focusing on improving practices via collaboration technology : " The key question is not if people have adopted a certain technology, but rather how they are using it and how new and improved practices are being adopted. It is possible to re-educate people to do things differently.

10 messages in planning digital engagement with young people

Social Reporter

Below are 10 messages to consider in planning any project using digital technology to engage young people and address the key challenges they face. Adding an element of gaming to your project can provide the incentives for young people to get engaged. Support young people to be creators, not consumers. Who are the young people?

10 messages in planning digital engagement with young people

Social Reporter

Below are 10 messages to consider in planning any project using digital technology to engage young people and address the key challenges they face. Adding an element of gaming to your project can provide the incentives for young people to get engaged. Support young people to be creators, not consumers. Who are the young people?

Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!


We do business with people, because we trust them, and vice versa, we don’t do business with people, because we don’t trust them, or we no longer do.

The Metamovement: Moving Beyond Marches and People in the Street

How to Save the World

Create “virtual marches”: Use some kind of social/meeting software tool that can track and log the number of people signed in.

2011 44

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Testing ideas on the use of social media with projects funded under the Silver Dreams Fund and the Jubilee People’s Millions.

2012 27

IBM’s Lotusphere 2011 Highlights – People-Centric vs. Content-Centric by Louis Richardson


Welcome to the successful transformation from a content-centric organisation to a people-centric one! Look no further. It’s that good!

2011 64

10 Ways to Help Your People Shine

How to Save the World

But we’ve discovered that this Pattern Language is being applied by some of the 2000+ people and organizations using it in ways we had never imagined.

2014 16

State of the Net 2012 – People Tweet Tacit Knowledge – Part One


Yes, indeed, in short, I am spending now more time blogging than in the usual social networking sites, the so-called message boards. Never will.

2012 46

Achieving "Eureka!" (Martin White, Intranet Focus) #intranets2012 @intranetfocus

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the start of day two of Intranets 2012, Martin White from Intranet Focus in the UK is talking on the topic of Achieving Eureka. Key points: - assertion: people have two main passions - (a) a delight when you find something you are looking for ("yes!"), and (b) a delight when you are able to tell people something you know.

Racing to the Top Where Corporations Are People


And it all has got to do with a key concept that we have been discussing over here for a while: corporations are people and people are corporations, after all, so we may start behaving as such. As (responsible) people. With his blog being one of those essential daily reads. We know better, we should do better. About time, too!

2012 26

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

Grenoble Ecole de Management” France and Rolf Schmidt-Holtz CEO of Sony Music & BMG that set the conference focus. W00t!". Design tinkering.

Focus. I mean: FOCUS!

Net-Map Toolbox

Find people who are very different from you ("Altaic People": Copyright Historygirl08 on flickr) Some people are good at about everything.

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!


Focus on the people and I can guarantee you it will be coming around! Who wouldn’t feel inspired with that, right? And I did!

Joyful, Spirit-Filled, Vision-Focused Touchy-Feely Mumbo Jumbo

Hildy Gottlieb

For people living with illness, poverty, disability. This sector’s work is about compassion, resilience, health. It is about vibrancy, humanity.

It’s not about the thing; It’s about the people

Hildy Gottlieb

Tech people. Fundraising people. It’s not about the tech; it’s about the people. . It’s about the people.

2014 25

Focused attention

Viv Mcwaters

Here’s how the boffins describe focused attention: “Read a word and you will automatically hear it pop into your head.

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it. Windows?

Focus and Concentration - Minimizing Interruptions

Michael Sampson - Currents

For the most part, I believe people work best in bursts. This way I had more focused time during the week. This is further validation of the idea of focus and concentration on the task at hand, and equally, creating a structure to allow that to happen. 2. Other people have reported similar effects. The verdict? Wow. 3.

Focus on the Process - The "Why" Not the "What" for Social Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

Jordan at Traction Software reviews the recent Deloitte study and my User Adoption book , and comments: " When you focus on the "why," people stop looking at the platform as a "blog" or "social" system but rather as a work-process system. The patterns that take over become hardened and information infrastructure starts to take root.

Switching focus from Ageing Better to Living Well with tech: it’s all personal

Social Reporter

Meanwhile the main conclusion in our report is that we should switch our focus from programmes, to exploring in more detail what digital technology means to the individual – in different situations, with different interests, needs, capabilities and support. It‘s been a voluntary effort so far, and we needed to focus.

Knowing people

Ken Carroll

  Leaders and managers have to become better students of people and of human nature. What do you need to know about people to do it?

We are all treaty people

Chris Corrigan

Five years ago I wrote about a speech from former  Governor General Adrienne Clarkson who pointed out that all Canadians are treaty people. Some of the most ridculous opposition to treaty rights comes from people who believe that First Nations should not receive special benefits or have their treaty rights enshrined in the Constitution.

Netflix Explodes Its Customer Goodwill

Alchemy of Change

The problem is that this latest move simply reinforces the impression that the company lacks any real customer empathy and customer focus.

Enterprise 2.0 Summit: Learning from Alcatel-Lucent, IBM, Yves Caseau, BASF & More "How People Matter"

21st Century Organization

Surrounded by really smart, disciplined business thinkers, Enterprise 2.0 Summit Paris February 7-8 2012 was the place to be.  . thought leadership.

2012 25

Defining Collaboration - 4. Mapping People, Work, and Outcomes to Technology Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

My (broad) definition of collaboration is people working with other people towards a common outcome. Type 1 - Team (project team).

Three Reasons Why People Protect the Status Quo

Michael Sampson - Currents

Melba looks at the reasons why intelligent and well-meaning people resist change : " When you view resistance to change in the context of guarding the Performance Engine and apply it to your workplace, your boss’s resistance begins to look different and maybe even solveable. For example, People need time to consider the impact of the change.

Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

The local issue has caused me to connect and focus locally which is quite different than my normal pattern. Our heat is doing that. It could be.

on knowing people

Social Abacus

People are interesting. The main goal of the interviews is to begin to catalog some of the ways in which we people are interesting, how we know it, and why it's interesting, or where - outside of academia- it can be applied. Interesting, as defined in many ways and identified in even more. Usually, it's ignored.