What You Can Learn from Your Employee Networks

Partnering Resources

The question is whether a given organization’s specific ERGs are succeeding. Employee Resource Groups provide ways for employees to connect with people like them. But do they produce results?

2019 141

Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

I posted a special ‘links of the month’ in January to showcase some important new writing about civilization’s collapse, so this quarter’s links are a bit lighter in both volume and tone than usual. Hope you enjoy them. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S END.

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Meet Beau, a reflection chatbot

Joitske Hulsebosch

Have a look at this workshop I may facilitate for your organization. Working in a small group to design a blended training I felt very annoyed. I had the feeling we were investing too much energy in defining the goals and was worried that the team was not going in the right direction. Usually I can put my finger on what we need to do, but this time I did not know exactly where it had gone wrong. I decided to use our own " Beau the reflection chatbot ".

2019 116

Differences are real; divisiveness is a choice

Chris Corrigan

” If you want to see this in action, visit Rebel Media, an organization I will simply refuse to link to.

2019 83

Why it’s hard to talk about dialogic containers in English

Chris Corrigan

Art of Hosting Chaordic design Emergence Facilitation Featured First Nations Organization PoetryOn the Art of Hosting list today there has been a very interesting conversation about some of the Japanese words that are used to describe space and container.

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Planning in pure dialogue

Chris Corrigan

The program has built collaboration, trust, and connection between the Ministry of Children and Family Development, indigenous communities and organizations and people working in the social services sector.

2019 74

My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

And it’s costly and frustrating for people in small organizations to feel like your strategic vision is always subservient to the evaluation framework. For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation.

2019 75

“But what if our people dominate?”

Chris Corrigan

It doesn’t matter if you are using a well conducted circle process or a self-organizing process, or placing limits on who can speak and who cannot. Over the years I’ve noticed a trend in consultative facilitations that goes something like this: a client calls wanting to consult with the community about something. Sometimes this takes the form of a leader wanting to engage employees.

2019 61

The Value of Community Ecosystems

Online Community Strategy

My first taste of what might be possible with communities of practice was volunteering to be one of the first Fast Company Company of Friends organizers in Louisville KY in 2000. Yet organizations continue to regularly debate this.

2019 46

Capacity building and scaling a participatory approach

Chris Corrigan

It has been nearly 20 years since I first walked into Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services to take on a job organizing their negotiations to become a “delegated agency” able to make decisions for and with indigenous children and families instead of government doing it.

2019 68

Collaboration is the Hallmark of Community

How to Save the World

We were, including Brian, Alison and the others who contributed to making this happen, a substantially self-organized group, participating and supporting each other for no other reason than because it gave us joy.

2019 63

Wikinomics» Blog Archive » Is your Organization Talent Ready?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Microsoft’s Vision for 2019 The Boss fuels lawsuit against Ticket Master Profiling the powers that be on the un-facebook Aerosmith makes more money on Guitar Hero game than any individual album. Matthew Dreitlein on Putting the YouTube Long Tail in Perspective Karen Jacobs on The Boss fuels lawsuit against Ticket Master Is your Organization Talent Ready? Many of us are transitioning away from job to roles based on work for some portion of our organization.

A decade of living and learning, hosting and harvesting

Chris Corrigan

Chris and Herb were (and still are) both enamoured with Open Space Technology and were wondering how we could use it for various organizing around Aboriginial rights and title. 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.