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Sense-making in a World Cafe

Chris Corrigan

Last December we worked together to explore four possible scenarios that were being proposed for the congregation. I was back at St. Process.

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The Metamovement: Moving Beyond Marches and People in the Street

How to Save the World

For example, if someone wants to organize a march, does it need to be put forward as a proposal and agreed to by consensus of the whole?

2011 41

Less Than Enthusiastic (a guest post by Paul Heft)

How to Save the World

My pessimism is a result of my attempts to understand how the world works. How the World Really WorksWhy am I such a pessimist?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Prescription: How to Save the World. Being Human (Psychology etc.) · Miscellany Understanding How the World Really Works · War & Peace. May 14, 2008 Ten Qualities of a Powerful Story Photo by Patti Digh.

CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

CoP with Nancy White). I’m republishing them here with Darren’s blessing! Part 1 is here. What the heck is a Domain and why should I care?

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

But they’re not engagement since they’re not about connecting relationships in order to accomplish some form of work. love his work. Engage.

Nuanced preferences instead of voting for sense making

Chris Corrigan

This afternoon I’m coming home after a morning running a short process for a church in Victoria, BC. There is no consultants report here.

2014 25

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. suggest the way out involves deconstructing the world even to thepoint of deconstructing our personalities, our habits of thought, thestories we unconsciously act out--so that we can more consciouslychoose how to live.

Reflections on Community Manager Appreciation Day

Online Community Strategy

Jeremiah Owyang originally proposed the idea for #CMAD, and has been very active in evangelizing and supporting it since launching 3 years ago. I was had the privilege of joining Connie Bensen, a colleague on the Dell Community team, for a fantastic Google+ hangout today to talk about the evolving role of the Community Managers.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Another form of informationsickness ? Ive written about thesethree forms of group activity before. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. The most specific groups(e.g.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Safran Foer, author of Eating Animals ,the book that prompted Kolberts article, draws obviousparallels between the way we treat farmed animals and the way prisonerswere treated in the second world war by the Axis powers.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Scharmer proposes this process to optimize both collaborationand innovation, and as a guide for coaches to use to enablecollaborative and innovative capacity in individuals and teams workingon (especially intractable) problems.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Scharmer proposes this process to optimize both collaborationand innovation, and as a guide for coaches to use to enablecollaborative and innovative capacity in individuals and teams workingon (especially intractable) problems. Prescription: How to Save the World. Since then I have found the bookreally difficult to act upon.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. His new book, Community ,proposes, analogously to convert isolated, hopeless neighbourhoods intodynamic, self-directed communities. And has anyone effectively,and sustainably, re-formed a corporation or community?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. His new book, Community ,proposes, analogously to convert isolated, hopeless neighbourhoods intodynamic, self-directed communities. And has anyone effectively,and sustainably, re-formed a corporation or community?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Theseserve as powerful Talking Points Memos for Omnis consultants to use inconversations with and proposals to clients. Prescription: How to Save the World. May 2, 2008 Knowledge Management in 2020 I ts 2020. Madison S.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Theseserve as powerful Talking Points Memos for Omnis consultants to use inconversations with and proposals to clients. Prescription: How to Save the World. May 2, 2008 Knowledge Management in 2020 I ts 2020. Madison S.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Such draft legislation would begin, as is the tradition,with the whereas clauses that lay out the policy and rationale forthe proposed legislation. Prescription: How to Save the World. Its not a panacea. Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Rob has an ambitious proposal tohelp make the people of Prince Edward Island more resilient to some ofthe crises we see hitting us all in the decades ahead. Prescription: How to Save the World. lead people to new ideas.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Thought for the Week: from Wendell Berry via Dave Smiths Briarpatch Network : Seventeen Rules for a Sustainable Community: Always ask of any proposed change or innovation: What will this do to our community? Collaboration.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. We can be backyardbirdwatchers or zoo-goers or humane farmers or urban tree-planters orlove our companion animals, and get some inkling of what nature is, butnot long enough or deeply enough to form an emotional bond to it.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. But whats missing aregood working models, templates, forms, stories that we can use to sell the conceptand to illustrate to the unfamiliar what is possible with these tools and methods. Prescription: How to Save the World.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. When I say we have jobs, I mean that we find in them ourhome, our sense of being grounded in the world, grounded in a vastsocial and economic order. But thinking this issimply a form of lying. It tendsto hollow us out.

The importance of the disorder domain in Cynefin

Chris Corrigan

Eventually, after a couple of proposals made with half formed decision making processes, we passed a piece and had one round of circle that allowed for people to share their perspectives. Powerful day yesterday in our Art of Learning Together training in Asheville. That is what makes it different from chaos. Here lie dragons.

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Agile international development?

Net-Map Toolbox

If you have a hammer, the world looks like a nail… Some of these hammer and nail projects have really interesting unintended effects of a side aspect of the project, maybe the training meetings allow the stakeholders to network, even if the content they learn is less relevant. “We are uncovering better ways of developing.

At the intersection of power and participation

Chris Corrigan

In this world, in this time, that analysis is out of date. ” Those of us who are facilitators of participatory process often make grand claims about the power of processes like Open Space Technology and World Cafe to even out power differences. Leaving New York today. We are all connected to the entire system.

Giving Up on Environmentalism

How to Save the World

All told, 2600 sq. So much for the idealism of the boomer generation. No matter the cost or the risk. Until we run out of everything. Are you kidding?

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

When the world changes, the rules change. We saw (in my MBA class) a long-form commercial for Rypple. Management Innovation eXchange.

The Democracy Project

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The real political struggle is going to be over the form that it takes. What is democracy, in its essence? Voting is divisive.

Links of the Month: October 23, 2014

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And this intriguing summation of the state of the world by economist Nate Hagens contains some fascinating data (download the key slides here ): 1.

2014 15

How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

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How great would the suffering, and thus the backlash, be in the developed nations and the rest of the world? Can the world get along without me?

2014 16

More on Trust in the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In trying to apply traditional analysis of community behavior to the kinds of interactions emerging from the Net, I have adopted a schema proposed by Marc Smith , a graduate student in sociology at the University of California at Los Angeles, who has been doing his fieldwork in the WELL and the Net. Skip to content. confused of calcutta.

2012 27

Why newspapers need to close their comments sections

Chris Corrigan

Pandering to the basest forms of rhetoric works for papers.  No matter how much newspapers disclaim the opinions in their comments sections, the fact is that by providing thousands of readers per comment the are enabling hate speech and giving it a wider audience than it would get on its own. How can anyone support this? How Money?

On Collaboration – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The Social Enterprise, even in its simplest form, is designed to respond to the Big Shift, as shown below. We will continue to live in a world where e-mail and document attachments dominate the space that would otherwise be taken up by true collaboration. But this is actually a fallacy in a subscriber-driven world. About me.

2012 31

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In this introductory article, we describe features of SNSs and propose a comprehensive definition. News & World Report. 2007). 2007).

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This is What a Desolated Earth Looks Like

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The seemingly modest request adds up to many times more than all the wheat the world has ever produced. They miss the point.

2012 14

Shareable: A Shared Workspace Must Be Built Through Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Often someone will propose a list of goals to keep people on task. Skip to Navigation. Register for Free! Login. Shareable. Life & Art.

2012 24

Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

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It  proposes a “bloodless revolution”  to replace it with an egalitarian economy. And here are 40 maps that explain the world.

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Links of the Month: March 21, 2012

How to Save the World

American cities and suburbs have to be the most soulless places in the world. Nature adapts, mostly to other elements of itself. So what to do?

2012 11

Links of the Month: January 27, 2013

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believe this will usher in a new world of many fewer humans living a largely relocalized, low-tech, subsistence life. LIVING BETTER.

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