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Through the Dark Mountain: A Harvest of Myths

How to Save the World

Here is the Harvest, in alphabetical order (grouping seemingly related myths, and some of their opposites): Activism: that well-coordinated activism at the right scale can change the world.

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Understanding where you are, not where you think you are: some tips and a process

Chris Corrigan

That is great for the little fella, all nimble and lean but for the larger complex organization they struggle. in other words, organizations are trying to build a culture of innovation and adaptability but they are constrained by management process that manage to the targets in the plan.

2015 101

Full Circle Associates " Harvesting knowledge from text conversations

John Tropea - Delicious Community

John Smith asked me to write up the practice some of us have been nurturing on the KM4DevWiki to encourage summarizing and harvesting of learnings from key community conversations in our email list on to a wiki. We moved into harvesting what we called “Community Knowledge.&#

Stories, Flash Mobs and Community Matters

Nancy White

For some reason, many of the people I have conversed with are also paying attention to transitions – to their own, their organizations and their communities. Tuesday I facilitated an all day workshop on “Online Media and Your Neighbors.&#

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NTEN’s We Are Media Project | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

There is a veritable blossoming of projects to help people learn about and adopt social media these days. The We Are Media Project is a community of people from nonprofits who are interested in learning and teaching about how social media strategies and tools can enable nonprofit organizations to create, compile, and distribute their stories and change the world.

“Square” Pegs Mobile Payments – Round Hole Still Not Filled

Alchemy of Change

Many of Square’s early adopters are really small-scale, local merchants who now operate in the cash economy. It’s a smart approach to facilitating commerce – and it definitely makes Square a company to watch.

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Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If you have ever hankered to read a “real life&# story about an organic community of practice, one free from the business pressures of CoPs manufactured inside of corporations, read this book. Context – private, internally-focused or serving an organization, or the wider world (i.e.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As people responsible for getting things done in your organization, you know the value of having a clear strategy and a way of evaluating if your strategy is working. Whenever considering adopting a solution consider asking the following three questions. (1)

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools :: Personal InfoCloud , Tom quotes one of his informants: “We went from 5 silos in our organization to hundreds in a month after deploying SharePoint”. 2) is organic, messy, human. (1)

Tom Vander Wall Nails My Sharepoint Experience | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In SharePoint 2007: Gateway Drug to Enterprise Social Tools :: Personal InfoCloud , Tom quotes one of his informants: “We went from 5 silos in our organization to hundreds in a month after deploying SharePoint”. 2) is organic, messy, human. (1)

Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And the implementations struggle… So I keep telling myself, should I just say “NO&# when an organization asks me to get involved in their SharePoint project? This layer of a bucket tool in an already siloed organization is the deadly combo.

Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy White, with Full Circle Interaction, responds: If I hear you right, there are a number of things you want to support in this interaction: Q&A and sharing of tips within the group via email Archiving and organizing the tips so they can be found later, especially via tags You intend to use the offerings as is without synthesis or editing (or not?) A template helps organize those who feel a bit intimidated by the practice.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

It was in “helping&# “save&# the community after Howard lost funding that I had my first big online facilitation failure. It was my urgency to figure this out that set me on my professional path as a practitioner and learner about online facilitation.

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Haystack can also be used to help individuals within organizations connect with each other.&# OmniFuse “We specialize in rapid creation and adoption of online social networks using our FUSION platform. Both help to foster community and discussion within an organization.

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From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Also From Workplace Courses to Communities (PDF from the Journal) From workplace courses to global conversations Nancy White and Josien Kapma A growing number of people and organizations in various sectors are focusing on communities (of practice) and networks, as a key to improving their performance. What are these forms for knowing and learning, and what are the ramifications for human resources management and development in organizations?

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The Girl Effect – catalyzing positive change | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

She worked with other amazing, passionate advocates for health, social development and peace in the organization, led by another brilliant, passionate woman. (I’m In India there are people who desert girl babies…but there are also couples who fondly opt to adopt girls.

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

So when new research indicates that organizations with a formal onboarding process see 60 percent year-over-year improvement in revenue per full-time employee and 63 percent year-over-year improvement in customer satisfaction, you have to ask why.

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Full Circle Associates " Notes from the Seattle Online Community Meetup

John Tropea - Delicious Community

the gist of the question was “how do we encourage sharing of content and knowledge ACROSS communities and organizations. They come in and do things and before organization responded the community were on the people. Participants become organizers in subsequent years.

Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

They prefer working with organizations that learned how to keep them interested and engaged. To up its capability for radical and disruptive innovation, the organization needs to have more people with cross-functional talents and aspirations. As you read their description below, think of how the organization’s innovation performance may be affected by the social capital of its members. It’s one of the trends of in organizations equally advantageous to them and their members.

Key success factor for Enterprise 2.0: Finding new roles for middle management - LLiu's Community Zen Master Blog - CommunityZenMaster.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

While management in the most generic sense is “ simply the act of getting people together to accomplish desired goals ,” middle management “ is a layer of management in an organization whose primary job responsibility is to monitor activities of subordinates while reporting to upper management.” Yes, middle management is the tangible overhead in many organizations that Enterprise 2.0

Creating a Resilient, Natural 'World of Ends' Economy

How to Save the World

a very successful sole proprietor, doing work as an independent professional facilitator), who has challenged me before on whether "the work we're meant to do" really should preferably be in partnership with others. Is it possible, I wondered, for cooperative enterprises to self-organize around unmet community needs in such a way that no one needs to commit or accept responsibility for anything beyond completion of the next project?

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How to Hit the Enterprise 2.0 Bullseye

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

If I understand correctly, they’re intended to accelerate the process of getting to know someone who might work half a world away, and to facilitate the process of building a trust relationship with that person. Craigslist , another extremely popular website, takes exactly the opposite approach to facilitating personal connections. Which of these two types of digital connective tissue would you rather have throughout your organization?

2007 33

The ties that find

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

If I understand correctly, they’re intended to accelerate the process of getting to know someone who might work half a world away, and to facilitate the process of building a trust relationship with that person. Craigslist , another extremely popular website, takes exactly the opposite approach to facilitating personal connections. Which of these two types of digital connective tissue would you rather have throughout your organization?

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