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Net-Map Toolbox

It’s extremely simple and – as I am observing my first guinea pigs – quite powerful all the same. That’s it.

Facilitating for engagement in isolated communities

Viv Mcwaters

There are ways to facilitate meetings and events of all sorts that encourage participation and engagement. Use everything. Don’t assume anything.

Does Email Fundraising Really Raise Money?

Hildy Gottlieb

Once Again Being the Guinea Pig. I thought it was going to be easy. Yes, I know, famous last words, but I really did. Getting Started.

Think ‘Network Structure’ not ‘Networking’ « Connect « Innovation Leadership Network

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Remember that nice paper on triangle structures in relationships between New Guinea hill tribes? We do this by connecting the ideas to people.

New Orleans in 1950s - Part One

Portals and KM

  My father lent me his Army cap for our play, along with some of his ribbons from the re-invasion of New Guinea. floor kitchen window.

Remembering Brian

Viv Mcwaters

Brian was a Catholic priest. We were invited to his 40th priestly celebration a few years ago. We became friends and colleagues. Quietly.

Where will the Computer Gamers go to Re-live Their Childhood?

Portals and KM

My father lent me his Army cap, along with some of his ribbons from the re-invasion of New Guinea. We did not have Xbox and computer games when I grew up in the 50s in New Orleans. I was a city kid; we played baseball in front of my house. The intersection provided our asphalt infield and the opposing street corners contained our bases.

Social Media Marketing GSP: A Tweet-book

Nancy White

She asked me to be one of her guinea pigs… um… I mean interviewees… for chapter 6 on communities and networks. So explore.

When Our “Health Care” Systems Fall Apart

How to Save the World

It’s a stunning piece of work worth admiring in its own right (as is much of the other work on the Information Is Beautiful site). tells you.

Links of the Month: January 27, 2013

How to Save the World

PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S COLLAPSE. Dark Mountaineer Paul Kingsnorth is, I think, in this third camp, as am I for now. LIVING BETTER.

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Academic BEtreat – the technical challenges

Jenny Connected

Finally I have realised that I feel like a guinea-pig in an experiment over which I have very little sense of ownership. Academic BEtreat has got off to a shaky start, with lots of technology difficulties. There are sixteen people in this BEtreat (18 if you include Etienne and Bev) and 8 of those are online. There is no recording.

A mob of skips

Endless Knots

It’s a campsite in transition, as Paul, the new manager, works to bring it back from extinction. This is not that. Windmill Holiday Park in Ballarat.

Groundhog Day: seeing shadows

Chris Corrigan

Take another 9 hours to arrive in New York, take a cab into the city with a great driver who hails from Guinea and is going back there to work on the democratic elections this spring, and you get dropped in front of a small boutique hotel on Madison Avenue.  The air is cold and crisp and the city seems to be in a good mood. Clear eyed.

Learning facilitation

Viv Mcwaters

Here I am in Madang in Papua New Guinea, preparing to deliver a five-day facilitation skills training to local Papua New Guineans who will take what they learn back into their communities. Warning: This post will be quite rambling as I’m using it to clarify my own thinking. Maybe. That’s quite a responsibility. What to include?

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. One of the most important group decisions made by a bee colony is where tolocate the hive. Bees use a kind of “idea market” to guide their discovery: The colonysends out a small number of scouts to survey the environment.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?

Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The McKinsey Quarterly Home McKinsey & Company McKinsey Global Institute china.mckinseyquarterly.com Help [+] Log In Register close Register Member Center The McKinsey Quarterly is the business journal of McKinsey & Company. Register now for immediate access to hundreds of articles. First time here? Read our Quarterly Basics. Forgot Password?

How to plan and run a good web conference

Influence

Have a guinea pig user log in as a participant so you know what they are seeing and can work out any glitches. A lot of organizations we work with are increasingly using web conferencing to have more productive meetings with staff in the field, share knowledge across projects and programs, and conduct training. Below are some helpful tips.

Into Africa

Chris Corrigan

For the first time since 1978 I stepped today onto a new continent. have never been to Africa before, not even close. This journey, this experience,  has only been possible in the last few years.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Chris C suggests these same principles can be appliedanalogously to other complex environment challenges as well. Beware this vaccine!Thanks

Links (and Top Tweets) for the Week: August 16, 2009

How to Save the World

Squalene, you may remember, is the brainchild of Bruce Ivins, who was convicted after his 'suicide' of mailing the anthrax letters to Democrats and media, apparently to terrorize the US government into using the American troops in Iraq as guinea pigs for his Squalene-charged experimental anthrax vaccine. Beware this vaccine! Thanks to Dale.

Another character based on Bucky

Endless Knots

There are several hundred languages in New Guinea.”. For those who never had the chance to hear Bucky in person ( see previous post about the new play opening in Boston), I'm posting an excerpt from a novel I wrote where Bucky is a key character, thanks to meeting him and attending a number of his lectures when I was young. On the stage.

Links of the Month: October 24, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Matthew Diffee in The New Yorker. I ‘m back home after 10 days in the US. And it happens every day. This guy should be president.

Links and Tweets of the Week: October 17, 2009

How to Save the World

Ivins allegedly wanted US soldiers in Iraq to be used as guinea pigs for squalene-charged anthrax vaccine, and was furious when they wouldn't allow it because of the horrific side-effects on test animals. BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: October 17, 2009. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION'S COLLAPSE. Thanks to Tree. for the link. to go around.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

UStroops were, according to this book and a lot of veterans groups, and at least one clinical study ,used as guinea pigs to test this oil, which was not authorized for useon humans because of identified dangers and side-effects: There iscompelling evidence thatsqualene causes crippling permanent autoimmunediseases. But theres more.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Hey, but whats a few lifelong disabilities and deaths when it comes totesting out a wacky vaccine against bioterror? Tell me what this is useful for.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

As usual,Im my own guinea pig, so here are my suggested questions as aframework for the Pitch, and my personal answers. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. Let me know what youthink.