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The Next 10 years of Social Innovation

Networking Action

Indy Johar writes: The last ten years have been an important, formative period for the revival of social innovation, we have seen a new generation of actors contribute to the renewal of our societal goods. The work of the Young … Net Dev

2017 17

First Compositions

How to Save the World

I have been spending a lot of time this month composing music. While I don’t have anything new to share yet, I thought I would post a couple of my earlier compositions to give a flavour for what I am doing.

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PhD by Publication

Jenny Connected

Today I can christen this mug which was sent to me by my friend and collaborator, Mariana Funes (herself a Dr of long-standing) at the end of March, when I was told by my examiners that I had been awarded a PhD subject to three minor revisions.

2017 106

Sydney, Australia – Facebook Course June 2017

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Dear Students, my next Facebook course is on June 21st & June 22nd (two day course) so please bring your laptop and charger on both days. Lunch and teas and online courses/workbooks are included with the course being run in Sydney CBD in a training room.

2017 71

There’s training, and then there’s Creative Facilitation training!

Viv Mcwaters

There’s lots of things I can’t do well – way too many to list here – but I can cook a pretty good risotto and I can host facilitation training that’s memorable. I know this to be true because I love designing and delivering training that rocks.

2017 67

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Facebook Course – Sydney Intensive September 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The 2 Day Facebook Course (Intermediate) is here again! With me! Curriculum of the Facebook course (Sydney, Australia September 2017): Are you interested in: Facebook Content Creation, posting, creating, images, videos, livestream, when to post?

2017 56

Discovering common ground in European social innovation projects: Mapping the BoostInno network collaboration

Making CommunitySense

A while ago, I mentioned that I was going to share some exciting new community mapping projects I have been working on. After my post on mapping some Rotterdam Centres of Expertise , I now continue my series with the work I have been doing on mapping the collaboration in the URBACT BoostINNO project.

2017 34

Instant Team: Game-Based Learning for Accelerated Team Development

The Bumble Bee

Sadly, you cannot create a High-Performing Team in a day or afternoon or even over lunch.

2017 50

Emerging Metanarratives and Transformation

Networking Action

Transformation involves the creation of dominant new orientations, structures, and ways of global understanding. A core part of this is developing new visions and narratives about the way the world does/should work. Sustainable development” is part of this, but much … Net Dev

2017 32

Why do a PhD by Publication?

Jenny Connected

Why do a PhD at all? I have considered this question many times since I completed my MA in 1997 when I was asked by the awarding University department to continue to do a PhD. I declined.

2017 89

Mark Zuckerberg as POTUS? President of USA and Facebook?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There’s quite a shift at the moment with the heavy hitters in social media and peer communities making a play into politics.

2017 42

Teaching English with Technology – does it work? Part 2

e-Moderation Station

This post continues to address the question posed in Part 1 : Do digital technologies actually help students learn English? I pose two more statements and consider some related research for each.

2017 30

The VALUE of invitation

Chris Corrigan

This month I am in the middle of delivering another very cool online offering with Beehive Productions on the art of invitation.

2017 26

Developing the Ecosystem for Financing Transformation with the SDGs: A Foundation and Science View

Networking Action

Transformation requires substantial investment in the change process: experimenting and identifying transformative solutions, creating capacity, and sustaining the actual change effort over the many years the process requires. A webinar will focus on the these issues and the role of … Net Dev

2017 27

Hand Cycling around Bali

Jenny Connected

Map of Bali. At the beginning of this month I joined a group of hand cyclists who were raising money for REGAIN by cycling 320 km around Bali. Photo by Liz Pardey, Volunteer at Bali Sports Foundation.

2017 55

Painting of North Carolina Pelican

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a pelican on the North Carolina coast. It is the third of three paintings of shore birds from a recent trip there. 

How your landscape expands if you talk about conflict…

Net-Map Toolbox

Let me start by saying: I don’t like conflict. I am actually pretty good at diffusing unnecessary conflict and running away from necessary conflict. except sometimes, when I turn around in mid-running, and explode, but that is a different story). I don’t even like talking about conflict.

2017 10

Understanding vision

Chris Corrigan

“Vision” is one of those words that is overused in our work and the reason it is so elusive is that is is so context dependant. You can have a vision of a full bath tub of steaming hot water. You can have a vision of making your home run on rain water alone.

2017 24

The SDGs and Transformation

Networking Action

“Transformation” describes change of great depth and breadth; one framing distinguishes transformation from incremental change and reform. The SDGs describe a global future for 2030. What is the relationship between the SDGs and transformation? What are the implications for SDG … Net Dev

2017 27

PhD by Publication and Collaboration

Jenny Connected

A PhD is always (as far as I know) an individual piece of work. The point is to make and defend an individual contribution to knowledge in your given field.

2017 40

Painting of North Carolina Sea Gull Number 1

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a sea gull on the North Carolina coast. It is the first of three paintings of shore birds from a recent trip there. 

Facebook’s “Community” Announcements and the Reality of Facebook Groups

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Developing Your Community

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Principles for living reconciliation meaningfully

Chris Corrigan

Wednesday is National Aboriginal Day and ten days later, Canada commemerates its 150th birthday.

2017 24

PhD by Publication – Making a Contribution

Jenny Connected

Earlier this year I was awarded a PhD by Publication from the University of Lancaster , UK. The process is not quite finished yet. I still must submit a hard copy and electronic copy to the library and wear the floppy hat at a ceremony in December.

2017 33

Feedback from the Cascadia R Conference participants

Learning Alliances

I helped organize the Cascadia R Conference on June 3, 2017. About 190 people attended the all-day conference. I volunteered to do the conference evaluation questionnaire and to analyze the results.

I'm sliding and morphing

Joitske Hulsebosch

You possibly know the book by Lynda Gratton called the Shift ? It is about the future of work and she predicts that we will become increasingly serial masters instead of 'shallow generalist'. A master is someone with deep knowledge in a number of domains.

Living in a radically creative universe

Chris Corrigan

More from the Kauffman book: “The wondrous diversity of life out your window evolved in ways that largely could not be foretold. So, too, has the human economy in the past fifty thousand years, as well as human culture and law. They are not only emergent but radically unpredictable.

2017 22

Transformation and the Measurement Challenge

Networking Action

What is the relationship between traditional measures, such as national indices, log frames, results frameworks, and efficiency concepts, with the complex quality of transformation? How can/should the field of knowledge and practice advance? This webinar brings together three people who … Net Dev

2017 13

Painting of Cape Cod Marsh

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" acrylic painting of a marsh by Chatham on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The best way to easily see most of my paintings for s ale is to go to my Facebook page -  [link]  - and look at Photos and albums within Photos. I have three photo albums covering my art.

High Performing Teams Video Course launched by Ken Thompson

The Bumble Bee

High Performing Teams and High Performing Virtual Teams are topics very close to the heart of almost every leader irrespective of the size of their organization.

The influence of technology on professional identity

Joitske Hulsebosch

In january I facilitated a MOOC about knowmads A knowmad is what I term a nomadic knowledge and innovation worker – that is, a creative, imaginative, and innovative person who can work with almost anybody, anytime, and anywhere.

Countering the despair of uncertainty

Chris Corrigan

I’ve begun Stuart Kauffman’s latest book, which will be a little heavy summer reading, and he states his purpose very clearly in the preface: “If no natural law suffices to describe the evolution of the biosphere, of technological evolution, of human history, what replaces it?

2017 21

Climate Change Transformations Paper Call

Networking Action

Call for Papers to a Special Issue of Action Research journal on Climate Change Transformations. The science of climate change tells us that too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is disrupting climate patterns (IPCC, 2014). It is clear that … Net Dev

Blog>> Interview by Ana Neves on Knowledge Audits, Evaluation and Organisation Culture

Green Chameleon

I was honoured to be interviewed by Ana Neves of Social Now – see the interview on LinkedIn here