You can’t fix this. So please stop trying. Start thinking differently.

Chris Corrigan

I want to invite you to bite down hard and read this article by Rich Lowry, the editor of the National Review: Baltimore, a Great Society Failure: President Barack Obama responded to the Baltimore riots with a heartfelt bout of self-righteous hectoring. Supposedly, we all know what’s wrong with Baltimore and how to fix it, but don’t care enough. Obama doesn’t have the slightest idea how to fix Baltimore. No one has the “answer” for Baltimore.

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The Information Needs of Communities

Alchemy of Change

I first heard the phrase ‘harvest strategy’ in the nineties, when it was briefly mentioned in a board meeting at the Baltimore Sun. Part 1 of 5: This is the first in a five-part-series on the decline, fall and possible renaissance of local news.

2011 230

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

A busy and packed trip to Baltimore and Tampa this week prevented much in the way of blogging, but there were several links of note that crossed my attention. A plant by the Marriot near the Tampa airport.

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Understanding and building Big Society (whatever you call it)

Social Reporter

Big Society resurfaced this week with a public administration select committee report saying people don’t understand what is, and there should be a new Minister responsible. Prospects for Neighbourhood Revitalization Under the Big Society , lessons from Baltimore and Bristol, this month.

2011 176

The Great Unbundling and Collapse of Local Newspapers

Alchemy of Change

There’s a revealing quote on page thirty-eight of the report from John Carroll, former editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Baltimore Sun, and the Los Angeles Times.

2011 246

The advantages of moving from one kind of poverty to another


Between 1994 and 1998, a US programme called Moving to Opportunity (MTO) randomly assigned vouchers to a large number of low-income public housing families living in high-poverty areas in five U.S. cities: Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. Can the quality of life of people in poverty be improved, without changing their economic circumstances? Let’s talk millions.

2012 41

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

But, he says, there are a growing number of community organizations across the country today that are focused more on building a public agenda than advancing a specific cause, that are based on inclusiveness rather than representation, that emphasize citizens empowerment rather than the manipulation of existing power structures, that are focused on building relationships rather than "winning" or shifting the balance of power in a community.

2008 56

Fresh Perspectives: New Network Theory Conference

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Summit Hannover Reputation Economies in Cyberspace Sustainability: An Evolving Business Paradigm- AMA Webcast OD Network Conference 2007 October 21-24 Baltimore Enterprise 2.0 RAVE: Getting started & measuring success Supernova NYC Mixer Milano The New School for Management and Public Policy What does it take to make a Network Work- Patti Anklam Enterprise 2.0 21st Century Organization Trends, thought leaders, and workable models for the successful 21st century organization.

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At the Corner of Assertiveness & Cooperation: Collaboration > Trust Matters

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Why Influence Is Only Halfway to Trust What Malpractice Suits Teach Us About Trust Trust in Singapore Trust-based Selling Program June 19 in the Baltimore-Washington Area Why Corporate Training May Be Less Effective Than Bird Training Is "Brand Trust" An Oxymoron? Trust Networks vs. Search Engines Privates, Publics and Politics Blogging vs. Podcasting Its a Dog Eat Dog World: Isnt It?

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