Portfolio Careers / Portfolio Lives

Evolving Web

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.

Career 196

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&#.

Career 100

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

Net-Map Toolbox

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?”

Career 162

UpMo for Enterprise Career Planning and Opportunity Discovery

Michael Sampson - Currents

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.

Career 156

Money, Power & Respect: Career Advancement in Community Management

Managing Communities

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

Elsua

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.

2013 200

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

Online Social Networking

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.

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

Managing Communities

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2014 64

Job Description - Cisco Career Connection - Cisco Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Social Identity Applications: Manage Your Career Online

Influence

In 2009, "social media" became the conventional buzzword to replace "Web 2.0" " as the most eye-roll-inducing term of the year. To be fair, social media captured a lot of what was finally maturing: photo sharing sites like Flickr , video sharing like YouTube , professional networks like LinkedIn , and of course getting friend requests from Grandma as Facebook went from avant garde to ubiquity.

Can a high school drop-out find a job with Net-Map?

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2014 136

Job #SocialMedia – Digital Marketing Co-ordinator- Sydney @p2pKirstie

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

With a service focus that starts right at the top, career progression and genuine recognition for hard work are critical to this company’s success. Jobs social media Australia career digital marketing jobs Marketing Sydney

2013 229

Can you make it more playful and more serious?

Net-Map Toolbox

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2015 171

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.

2013 223

Net-Map training – 2 spots remaining!

Net-Map Toolbox

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

2013 167

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

Net-Map Toolbox

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2013 155

What is the one little thing you can do?

Net-Map Toolbox

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2014 162

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

Net-Map Toolbox

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

2015 127

Community Manager in Residence

Managing Communities

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2015 77

Teams: Together we do 139 % of the work

Net-Map Toolbox

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).

2013 167

Own it – with a smile

Net-Map Toolbox

career coaching exploring new ideas facilitation musings Other people''s work personal development Uncategorized blame creative learning Owning it responsibility self confidence Smile (Picture by Alan Cleaver on flickr). How do you deal with situations you are not 100% comfortable with?

2013 168

Professional Networking – One size does not fit all

Net-Map Toolbox

” 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.

2012 170

Network Mapping for personal development – a retreat for women

Net-Map Toolbox

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2014 146

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.

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

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DC 136

Should I Work For Free?

Michelle Laurie

Personally, I spent many years volunteering in my community and internationally as well as taking an internship for a year to help gain skills, confidence and an entry point into a great career. Uncategorized career Reflective practice

2012 141

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

Net-Map Toolbox

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2014 142

Show me your hunger!

Net-Map Toolbox

musings career coaching training personal development Cookiemonster, show me your HUNGER (copyright by esti- on flickr). Today I had lunch with my colleague Benjamina Randrianarivelo and we talked about what we are looking for in people that we train in our respective methods.

2013 155

Is perfect really perfect?

Net-Map Toolbox

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2014 142

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

Managing Communities

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2016 55

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

Managing Communities

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2015 58

How do you play status games?

Net-Map Toolbox

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

Game 171

Find the Atoms of your Happiness

Net-Map Toolbox

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).

2011 190

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

Net-Map Toolbox

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).

2011 153

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

Net-Map Toolbox

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.

2013 153

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

Managing Communities

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2015 54

Who wants to learn Net-Map and why?

Net-Map Toolbox

Managers (in the broadest sense): What they want to do with Net-Map: They want to advance themselves, their brand, organization, career etc. Being an entreprenneur career coaching facilitation personal development Social Networks training Uncategorized upcoming events

2011 136

Why Do Community Professionals Burnout?

Managing Communities

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2016 50

How can your business grow without loosing that great start-up energy?

Net-Map Toolbox

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2011 104

Leadership is an activity, not a position

Net-Map Toolbox

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2012 142

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

Managing Communities

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2016 51

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

Net-Map Toolbox

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.

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Journalists: Bloggers give a helping hand?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Knight Foundation awarded $50,000 grants to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists to help pay for 76 members to attend the NAHJ Convention and Media & Career Expo in San Juan, Puerto Rico.