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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.

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

It’s tricky because it forces us to strike a subtle balance between our tasks and our relationships. love his work. Again, I disagree. Engage.

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.

3 Ways to Network Your Way to Genuine Relationships

Partnering Resources

3 Ways to Build Genuine Relationships. Feel like you’re collecting names, not building meaningful relationships? This post, 3 Ways to Network Your Way to Genuine Relationships , just went live on The post 3 Ways to Network Your Way to Genuine Relationships appeared first on Partnering Resources.

Relationships next opportunity for Online Banking

Ant's Eyeview Blog

The positive experiences add up, and are foundation for a positive relationship.

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Can You Back Up Facebook Relationships?

Online Social Networking

Some readers recommended that we back up our data, but I pointed out that we can not back up our relationships like pictures or profiles.

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Improve the Writer/Commenter Relationship by Leaving Moderation to Moderators

Managing Communities

Please Update Your RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. Thank you. Managing Staf

Batman Complicates the Netflix-Facebook Relationship

Alchemy of Change

Managing a relationship between Netflix and Facebook was already complicated enough – but now Batman’s come in and mucked everything up.

How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

From a technology perspective, this company can’t reach my friends without me because those relationships reside in  my social graph.

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

Hang on, we’re getting there – but first a word about relationships that are voluntary. Relationship is the Net in Network.

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Who to Focus On

Alchemy of Change

Balancing Task and Relationship. Lots of it centers on having good relationships. How do you best invest your time and energy?

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Relationship Centric Teaching – Part 3 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

also wanted to focus on relationship centric teaching using conversational approaches. You can find the previous posts here: Part 1 , Part 2.

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

Connecting Google+ to Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Let’s hope not. What I Saw. ” What This Means. Listen+. Strange.

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

Alchemy of Change

We can learn a lot about organizations from biology. Yes, Virginia, there really is an organizational membrane. Membrane Made of Humanity.

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How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

You’ll also get a new framework for thinking about the way organizations engage customers, partners, and other organizations. Still with me?

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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.

Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

Slide the control up to the top to maximum “relationship-mode,&# and you get the full spectrum of social chatter going on around you.

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Contests and Customer Relationships

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Brands say they want long term, solid relationships with customers. Brands that use a lot of contests create one positive relationship for the winner and nothing for the thousands of participants. My perspective is sweepstakes and contests are like heroin, it is a short term fix.

Wikipedia Now Crowd-Sourcing Article Ratings

Alchemy of Change

Engagement, Relationships & Connection Innovation & Technology WikipediaMakes perfect sense. Tweet.

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An Exercise in Balancing Engagement

Alchemy of Change

” While recently at the Web of Change , I developed an exercise to help people better balance this tension between tasks and relationships.

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.

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

3 Principles of “Friend Discovery” Social CRM

Alchemy of Change

Information about the organization’s relationships with its customers and other stakeholders belongs in the organization’s CRM database.

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.

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.

Keeping track of stakeholder relationships

Governance in a Networked World

We've had quite a bit of interest in "navigating the network" of stakeholder relationships that we invariably have.

Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

Imagine being able to drill into a particular LinkedIn connection and see their relationships bloom into the primary focus on screen. Tweet.

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.

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What kind of relationship are you ready for?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Brands are interested in joining the conversation and have heard social media enables enriched customer relationships. Do you want a marriage?

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.

Chit Chat + Relationship Building = $

Michelle Laurie

Networking is a medium to create relationships, learn about people and ultimately build trust. Small talk is a first step in networking.

What American Idol Teaches Us About Customer Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Engagement, Relationships & Connection Fellowship Soul American Idol authenticity collaboration fellowship musicTweet.

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.

PBworks Provides Customer Relationship Collaborative: CRC

Portals and KM

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

Engaging Vetrans with CRM

Alchemy of Change

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! You gotta be at least a little bit into the technology thing to appreciate this one.

Relationship Development through Product Use and Mastery: Conversations from Social Media Week – @billjohnston

Online Community Strategy

via Snippet from our panel at Social Media Week 2011. Online Community

Too Close to Call Relationships

Governance in a Networked World

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. One might think this was a one off anomoly, but at the recent act-KM conference in Canberra we provided an SNA map for the conference registrants.

Economic downturn means relationship upturns

Governance in a Networked World

There's nothing like a good recession to get business relationships going. In terms of client/vendor relationships the onus on negotiating an equitable value exchange has never been stronger. As Len Rust reports in his latest newsletter , the days when organisations just followed the crowd on the latest technology trend are over.

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.

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.

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