Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics. just did a podcast in which he says: You want to know why the universe is, you’re not going to get a satisfactory answer. You’re not going to be happy.

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

Unless you are limiting your work in process and understand how much work you have on your plate (perhaps using a Personal Kanban ), your new project is going to be as successful as the annual Hades Snowball Fight. In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning.

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How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

Maya was recently engaged to speak at the Annual Convention of the Ohio Association of County Boards for Developmental Disabilities ( OACB ). Have you ever been frustrated trying to find the person you needed at a busy conference?

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Improving Personal Capability to Embrace New Ideas

Michael Sampson - Currents

There was a time that he was doing at least 100 every day, and tracking them annually on a spreadsheet. We held a push-up competition several years ago at my house. Some of my sons could easily do 20 push-ups, but one in particular couldn’t do any (he was … 7?).

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Four Things to Remember When "Planning"

Evolving Web

Unless you are limiting your work in process and understand how much work you have on your plate (perhaps using a Personal Kanban ), your new project is going to be as successful as the annual Hades Snowball Fight. In 1989 I received my degree in Urban Planning.

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From Intranets to DEX in 2018

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at Step Two have re-branded their annual Intranets conference to the Digital Employee Experience conference , or DEX. DEX 2018 will be held in Sydney on June 6-8, 2018.

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Seeing Around the Corner

Michael Sampson - Currents

annual reports, public filings, websites). A post from Outthinker outlines a strategic planning method for being able to “see around the corner.” ” The base idea is that changes in language (how we describe things) changes along with the possibilities presented by new innovations (“ …what limits the progress of innovations are not the new innovations themselves but the concepts that people use to discuss them “).

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Welcoming you to another Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

Its that time of year when we are getting ready to invite people back to Bowen Island for our annual Art of Hosting. Since 2004, folks have travelled from all over the world to come to this gathering.

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The Price of Oil

How to Save the World

Green lines show supply curves; red lines demand curves, and the dots at intersections are annual average oil prices for those years. T he clueless gamblers that speculate on stock and commodity prices have been having a field day recently.

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A beautiful reflection on the Art of Hosting on Bowen Island

Chris Corrigan

Since 2004 there has been an annual Art of Hosting learning event offered by a really solid team of my most deeply experienced and connected friends and colleagues. Bowen Island is where I live and work.

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