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Net-Map training: Learn to map your career or torture networks…

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And I have had participants mapping torture networks in a South East Asian country (to improve the effectiveness of an anti-torture campaign) and I have seen many different versions of: “Who will influence that I achieve my career goals?”

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The Passion of The Explorer or The End of Your Great Career

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Quite a thought provoking read, just as much as the TEDx event with some rather witty and smart quotes, like this one: “ Find and use your passion and you’ll have a great career.

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Money, Power & Respect: Career Advancement in Community Management

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Community Management Professionals: Don’t Sell Yourselves (or Your Careers) Short

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Larry Brauner Interviews Career Consultant and Book Author in His LinkedIn Group

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I shall be interviewing over a number of weeks Janice Weinberg , a Westport, Connecticut career consultant and author of career books for IT professionals and managers. I launched my own LinkedIn group, Larry Brauner and Friends , as an experiment early last year.

Maybe they get annoyed because you are more successful than you look

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I just had an interesting conversation with a friend about a very specific kind of uncomfortable interaction we experience as we move forward in our career and become more successful. exploring new ideas musings Career Coaching Cindy Faust framing Musing racism sexism success

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Portfolio Careers / Portfolio Lives

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The previous career models of "I'm going to get a stable job and go to the office every day" or "I'm going to launch a startup and we're going to become huge and make millions" are increasingly viewed as the self-defeating, zero-sum games that they are.

The Community Jobs I Interviewed for in 2015 – and Why None of Them Were a Good Fit

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Is herding cats a career?

Michelle Laurie

Given that I spend a lot of time coordinating initiatives that involve many people of diverse and wandering natures…this may be a very appropriate title for the present state of my career. Not a bad career choice! Uncategorized career metaphors Reflective practiceSometimes when asked what I do I have been known to say, “I herd cats&#.

The Average Director of Community Makes $113,000 and Isn’t in the Marketing Department

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Become an expert Net-Map facilitator: Next training in DC June 27-28

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Is perfect really perfect?

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career coaching exploring new ideas musings personal development Uncategorized Job Interviews Perfectionism Team Work Perfection is the dead end road that leads to a castle with closed doors (picture copyright by wiseGeek).

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Community Manager in Residence

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Professional Networking – One size does not fit all

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” This central mantra of career networkers is very true… and fills a lot of people with unpleasant feelings from slight nervousness, to disgust, to the feeling of outright failure, if you think you are not good at “networking”, whatever that is supposed to mean.

Why Do Community Professionals Burnout?

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Leadership is an activity, not a position

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career coaching Change Management musings Organizational Learning personal development Political Networks social movements UncategorizedWriting it on the wall will not make you a leader, sorry. picture by Ziggy_Mo on Flickr).

Teams: Together we do 139 % of the work

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career coaching exploring new ideas musings Organizational Learning personal developmentWe know the sound of two hands clapping – what is the sound that one hand contributes… (picture by rs snaps on flickr).

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How to Become a World-Class Community Professional for $0

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Blogging as Reflective Practice on this Sunny Monday Morning

Michelle Laurie

Kootenay Life Uncategorized wiki Blogging career conversations Reflective practice I started this blog in 2007 as a way to keep in touch with a remote team while working in the field in West Africa.

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Answering the “How Much Money Do You Make?” Job Interview Question, As a Community Professional

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What Community Professionals Can Be Responsible for, Beyond “Community”

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Net-Map Level 1 Certification Course (Washington, DC)

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Uncategorized fine-tuning implementation upcoming events Social Networks facilitation career coaching Being an entreprenneur training personal development Evaluation Monitoring Organizational LearningWe offer Net-Map certification courses on 4 levels: Level 1: Net-Map Facilitation. Level 2: Net-Map Qualitative and Visual Data Collection and Analysis. Level 3: Net-Map Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis. Level 4: Net-Map Mastery – Train the Trainer.

It’s not just who you know but what you know about them

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In one of my leadership trainings I had a number of mid-level managers draw Net-Maps around personal career goals: Who will influence that I reach this goal? career coaching fine-tuning implementation musings notes from the field UncategorizedOne participant enthusiastically drew a complex map and when she reported back to the group we realized that she knew something about everyone on the map, including their big and small dirty secrets.

What is the one little thing you can do?

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career coaching Change Management exploring new ideas musings personal development Uncategorized Change eating an elephant New Year''s Resolution personal happiness questions self-mastery Want to eat an elephant? Take it one bite at a time (picture copyright by Phil and Pam on flickr).

What’s more important? People or structures?

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career coaching Change Management Conflict Resolution exploring new ideas facilitation musings Organizational Learning Political Networks social movements Social Networks theoretical considerations UncategorizedIf you look at any great change, in your organization, in history, and you ask people to describe who this happened, most likely you will get one of these two stories: Story 1.

Personal reflections on 2013

Michelle Laurie

I have learned a lot in the last seven years of consulting and its gratifying to continue to grow in my career. Uncategorized Blogging career connections Reflective practice As the New Year gets rolling, I took a few minutes to reflect on the last 12 months.

What’s it worth if it doesn’t make money?

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The participant who drives you crazy is not you at all!

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What can I learn from someone so different? picture copyright by Temari 09 on flickr). So, you read my post about the participant who drives you crazy because you feel like looking in a mirror with bad lighting.

UpMo for Enterprise Career Planning and Opportunity Discovery

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UpMo released the UpMo Social Talent Engine , to help organizations match job opportunities to the skills, capabilities, and interests of employees: " UpMo empowers employees to translate dreams to actions by finding their next career move within their company, not outside.

Join us for a 2 day Net-Map training in Washington, DC

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Net-Map training – 2 spots remaining!

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Maybe our group is still missing the special contributions and confusions only you can bring… career coaching facilitation fine-tuning implementation opportunities personal development training upcoming events

One of the greatest honors of my career

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Over the years, I’ve had some truly great things happen in my career, including getting my childhood dream job and having one of my projects featured on the cover of Wired.

How do you play status games?

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And, whether I facilitate a Net-Map session, negotiate a contract or give career coaching, I am acutely aware of status games and know when I am invited to play one. career coaching exploring new ideas facilitation musings personal development

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Looking for interview partners on innovation in large corporations or government agencies

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I need about 2 hours for the interview and am looking for mid- to higher level staff members of a large corporation or government agency who are ready to talk about a specific innovation case in their career. Innovation Any Which Way (copyright by Cea on Flickr).

Growing Our Social Media Group

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Announcements Blogging Career Choices News Public Relations Web Marketing careers Social Media social media marketingI work at a watch company for which social media and web marketing are key tools for accelerating its business expansion.

Konzepte, Kontakte, Kohle (Content, Connections, Currency)

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Being an entreprenneur career coaching exploring new ideasI talked with my sister about my goals for 2011 and that I want to actively develop my network and conciously grow towards certain goals instead of just going wherever the tide takes me.

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When do you feel competent?

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career coaching exploring new ideas musings personal developmentDo you feel competent when you stand on your head and play the guitar? Add it to your list (copyright by ibm4381 on flickr). I love making lists. Especially when I am sitting somewhere waiting, e.g. on the Metro. It might be alphabetical lists of just about anything to entertain myself and occupy my brain (e.g.

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How to be a Network Gardener

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career coaching exploring new ideas facilitation musings social movements Social NetworksThey are called “Network Facilitators”, “Network Organizers” or even “Network Managers” But I think the term “Network Gardener” describes much more tanglibly, what those people do who help large and dispersed networks of people grow toward common goals.

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Can you make it more playful and more serious?

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Find the Atoms of your Happiness

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Being an entreprenneur career coaching exploring new ideas musings personal developmentSmall islands of success in a vast sea of failure (copyright by hrvojeah on flickr).

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