Mapping the social innovation ecosystems around public libraries together: the Czech connection(s)

Making CommunitySense

The Tilburg Public Library is known for its groundbreaking library innovations, such as the recently opened LocHal , which is truly a “ world-class urban living room for Tilburg in an iconic former locomotive shed of the Dutch National Railways” More about that in a future post.

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Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

It is best to developing the personas in an interactive session with a design group consisting of various stakeholders, often content experts and other actors. Content experts in particular often think about what is important for everyone to know rather than what the participants need.

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Links of the Month: January 2019 — Collapse Watch Edition

How to Save the World

He also compellingly updates ‘progress’ towards the five stages of collapse for 2019, from his 2013 book of the same name. image from Gail Tverberg’s article, described below.

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The Wisdom in the No: A New Approach to Conflict

Partnering Resources

Says Rick Maurer , expert on organizational change and resistance, there aren’t “resistors out there just waiting to ruin our otherwise perfect intervention. I relied on it to navigate a conflictual, emotional discussion between executives about the future of their company.

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The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

Several thoughtful methods have been formalized and documented by platform vendors and industry experts. A version of this post appeared on LinkedIn in February of 2019. I’ve worked with some form of community my entire career.

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A decade of living and learning, hosting and harvesting

Chris Corrigan

I have mostly survived by holding questions, opening myself to learning, and reminding myself that I don’t have to be the expert all the time. So that’s my edge to work on for the future. And who can know what I’ll be writing about on August 31, 2019, in my 51st year, as I catch myself surprised at all that has happened.