How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 24, 2007 Shhh Cartoon from the New Yorker by William Haefeli. Ithink I am destined to live out much of my remaining life in silence.Both men and women expect me to talk, while I usually prefer to justenjoy the company of those I love, in silence. But those whose company I keep seem to find mysilence somewhere between unnerving and excruciating. I simply enjoy your company. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Our whole approach to health care and education, on which somuch of our tax money is spent, is poised for revolutionary change.Insurance may soon become so risky to insurance companies that theindustry disappears. Andits beginning to force every company to re-examine its business modelbefore some competitor comes in and prices its bread-and-butter productor service at zero dollars. Think of this as a kind of outsourcingof everything (parodied in the cartoon above).

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Looking back – KM highlights from 2014 (part 2)

Chris Collison

I have been working with all of the main stakeholders over the past year to develop a community of practice, a common language, and a series of sharing workshops to help this group of companies to trust, share, connect and learn whilst respecting the commercial limitations which exist.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

March 31, 2008 Attention is Power Cartoon by Frank Cotham in The New Yorker. News/Miscellany Albino Blacksheep Atlantic Monthly Canada.com/CP CBC CommonBits Multimedia Consumer Reports Cute Overload The Dominion Edge Fast Company Globe & Mail Guardian Independent NY Times New Yorker The Onion Rabble.ca Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 26, 2007 Sunday Open Thread - August 26, 2007 Cartoon (via StrangeMaps ) from Rhymes With Orange What Im thinking about, and planning on writing (and podcasting) about soon: The Paradoxes of Growth and the Causes of Corporate Pathology: Thereis a series of paradoxes and constraints that leads corporations to actin ways that are pathological and unsustainable. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 20, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week -- October 20, 2007 Cartoon by Chris Britt Canadian consumer debt load becoming unsustainable: A recent survey of Canadians suggests: Forall except the richest, net worth is stagnant or dropping, while totalassets and total debts are rising. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 10, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week -- November 10, 2007 Cartoon by Alex Gregory from The New Yorker. News/Miscellany Albino Blacksheep Atlantic Monthly Canada.com/CP CBC CommonBits Multimedia Consumer Reports Cute Overload The Dominion Edge Fast Company Globe & Mail Guardian Independent NY Times New Yorker The Onion Rabble.ca Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 21, 2007 Sunday Open Thread -- October 21, 2007 cartoon by Patrick Chappatte What Im Thinking of Writing (and Podcasting) About Soon: Coping With the Strategy Paradox: I met recently with Michael Raynor, who wrote The Strategy Paradox.Hes now looking at what else we can do to deal with this paradox, andhe poked some holes in my argument that what we need is resilience, notplanning. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 11, 2007 Great Advice in Seven Words or Less WaPo cartoon by the brilliant Tom Toles W henIve asked for advice, Im most likely to understand it, follow it, andremember it when its short and to the point (unless its reallyasinine, like "relax"). News/Miscellany Albino Blacksheep Atlantic Monthly Canada.com/CP CBC CommonBits Multimedia Consumer Reports Cute Overload The Dominion Edge Fast Company Globe & Mail Guardian Independent NY Times New Yorker The Onion Rabble.ca

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 23, 2007 Too Much Outrage, and Not Nearly Enough My favourite cartoon from the ever-provocative Ted Rall I ve been trying to figure out why some people love MichaelMoores new movie Sicko, and others hate it. News/Miscellany Albino Blacksheep Atlantic Monthly Canada.com/CP CBC CommonBits Multimedia Consumer Reports Cute Overload The Dominion Edge Fast Company Globe & Mail Guardian Independent NY Times New Yorker The Onion Rabble.ca

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 23, 2007 Too Much Outrage, and Not Nearly Enough My favourite cartoon from the ever-provocative Ted Rall I ve been trying to figure out why some people love MichaelMoores new movie Sicko, and others hate it. News/Miscellany Albino Blacksheep Atlantic Monthly Canada.com/CP CBC CommonBits Multimedia Consumer Reports Cute Overload The Dominion Edge Fast Company Globe & Mail Guardian Independent NY Times New Yorker The Onion Rabble.ca

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 8, 2007 Waiting to Free the Crowd Dan ONeill cartoon from the Jefferson Airplane CD Volunteers W eall want to believe everything is going to be OK. News/Miscellany Albino Blacksheep Atlantic Monthly Canada.com/CP CBC CommonBits Multimedia Consumer Reports Cute Overload The Dominion Edge Fast Company Globe & Mail Guardian Independent NY Times New Yorker The Onion Rabble.ca Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Leadership Creates Culture (and thereby, reality)

Hildy Gottlieb

This is how companies end up with toxic cultures. I get his daily emails , which puts one of his cartoons, with a few lines of his thinking, in my mailbox every weekday.

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Singapore: PR Social Media Course and Crisis Communication

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Satirical cartoon- even wouldbe bank robbers need social media training from PR. Companies are using social networks to monitor crisis with branding in the blogosphere and social media channels. In addition, we examine case studies of bloggers who have not just created a lot of negative discussion around a brand, but also affected the share price of a company. Learn how to monitor discussions on blogs and forums, about your company or Government department.

Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ahoy Me Hearties: One of the tasks our online community managers undertake with clients (PR or Marketing agencies, or companies) is to build out a Social Media Conversation Diary – a list of tasks and engagement activities to keep online community members entertained and loyal.

Tech Stewards as ethnographers

Digital Habitats

They peek forward, check an advertisement, read the cartoon, go back to verify what they last read, etc., Having Microsoft and other companies fund your observations like Marshall has enables a great deal of care and depth; most tech stewards are in a hurry and have to act on their hunches.

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How to Delete a Ning Network – Removal is not possible

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So I logged into kill off a bunch of networks I had created over the years – example sites for students, and working sites for lecturers, companies and celebrity bloggers. Not a company that will close down in the next 6 months.

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A tech steward looking at reading

Learning Alliances

They peek forward, check an advertisement, read the cartoon, go back to verify what they last read, etc., Having Microsoft and other companies fund your observations like Marshall has enables a great deal of care and depth; most tech stewards are in a hurry and have to act on their hunches.

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Why organizations should not blog

Joitske Hulsebosch

I found this Dilbert cartoon via this blogpost by knowledgecafe. Only a minority have someone writing a blog related to the company (15%). The title of the Dutch blogpost is "why most organisations should not blog" They give 3 arguments why corporate organisations should not blog: 1.

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Social Network Marketing Campaigns: Features Attributes

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Well, any marketing campaign, online or offline, doesn’t work if it doesn’t fit in with what the community of customers perceives as core values and the company sees as being useful and achieves goals.

News Updates (December 21, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The company was founded by Microsoft veterans Shan Sinha and Alex DeNeui. Pleasetech Cartoons. Pleasetech's got some great cartoons about working with other people on documents. Google Acquired DocVerse. Google acquired startup DocVerse, for around $25 million. Docverse lets users collaborate directly on Microsoft Office documents.

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Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals

Elsua

You will then be well on your way to become part of that exclusive club from the bottom right corner from this cartoon Tom Fishburne shared a little while ago and which, I agree with him 100%, is far too rare to see, even nowadays: .

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Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

Here is another example of mental models applied to teams - the cartoon at the top of the article refers! One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups.

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Stowe Boyd, The collaborative tool manifestation of teams is.

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Innovators Get Better With Age | Companies make a mistake by relying too much on the innoations of the young, because Nobel laureats dont come into their prime until their 50s. The older you get, the more you turn into a cartoon character.

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Notes on CCS102 The Emergence of Business Networks and Communities - connect.BASF

Michael Sampson - Currents

BASF is a €64 billion chemical company, with 110,000 employees around the world. -. key visuals, tangible benefits, stories (via cartoon videos to describe a scenario), and regions before headquarters). -. (5) Dr CheeChin Liew is presenting on business networks and communities at BASF. CheeChin is the Enterprise Community Manager at BASF SE. My notes on his session: - BASF started with Connections in May 2010. Will be talking about lessons from the past 18 months. -.

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My Favorite Tweets for January 1 - 15 2010

Portals and KM

RT @ myventurepad : Block Around Clock.54% of US Companies Deny Employees Web Access. RT @ mfauscette : 2009 In Social Media: A Cartoon Review frm @ rww [link] #fb 1:01 PM Jan 1st from TweetDeck Here is the eighth in a new series of posts that provide access to my favorite tweets that contain links to useful information.    Some of these I did to link to things I found useful and others are RTs that I want to save for the same reason.

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Transparent and Explicit

Green Chameleon

Hidden ‘rules’ and ‘agendas’ decrease the productivity of a company in endless subtle ways. If we’d had a storyboard to frame the goals of the company and/or our path forward, I’d probably still have a copy of it.

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Everybody Loves Web Oriented Architecture

Green Chameleon

Not coincidentally, the companies who designed and promoted SOA were those who would benefit the most from it… the tool vendors. Cartoon by Oliver Widder, Geek & Poke ).

Green Chameleon » Stories, Spin and the Loss of Intellect

Green Chameleon

This is probably because the world is more complex and we (the audiences in the markets or the audiences in the companies) crave simpler frames for looking at this complexity – stories are extremely powerful ways of making complexity comprehensible while maintaining its richness 3.

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A Cynical Guide to Power and Organizational Dynamics

How to Save the World

And as Joel Bakan’s The Corporation explained (and Hugh Macleod’s cartoon above satirizes), large profit-driven organizations are necessarily pathological. New Yorker cartoon by Charles Barsotti. from GapingVoid.com by Hugh Macleod.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2016

How to Save the World

cartoon above by the Naked Pastor , David Hayward. ~~~~~. cartoon by Michael de Adder in the Halifax Chronicle Herald — thanks to Karen Runge for the link. New Yorker cartoon by David Borchart. New Yorker cartoon by Kim Warp. o ur civilization, it seems to me.

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News Updates (July 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Note that his company does this). Between the wireframes and the marketing copy are a plethora of inside jokes, memes and cartoons. Government 2.0. Embracing Web 2.0 technologies in the public service requires a culture shift.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. Buy Safe, Healthy AND Cruelty-Free: Excellent lists of companies that produce safe and healthy cosmetic and chemical products (and those to avoid) are provided by EWG. Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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Falling Off the Edge

How to Save the World

The metaphor of trying to sell a meteor to a dinosaur, shown in the cartoon at the top of this post, is precisely apt. drawing by hugh macleod at gapingvoid.

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Forwarding Is the New Networking - Tom Davenport - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

In 2005, Rob Cross, Sue Cantrell, and I found evidence of it in some research we did on knowledge workers in four companies. The highest performers in those companies (as identified by their performance ratings) were disproportionately good networkers.

Links of the Month: January 29, 2015

How to Save the World

I’m happy with company anywhere along that continuum — they both speak my newly-acquired language, though with very different dialects. cartoon by Mick Stevens from The New Yorker. cartoon by Michael Leunig. not sure who authored this cartoon; anyone know?

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Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

How to Save the World

cartoon by Charles Barsotti from The New Yorker. cartoon by Roz Chast from The New Yorker. cartoon by Dana Fradon from the New Yorker. The Maturity Climb: Cartoon by the amazing Subnormality. cartoon by Dave Coverly from Speed Bump (thanks to Cheryl Long for the link).

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We Have No Choice

How to Save the World

New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti. “It’s going to take a major shift in thinking [to improve things]”, writes the author of the article in Fast Company that inspired Nancy’s article. “Rejoice, rejoice, we have no choice but to carry on!”

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Online Community & Social Media Compensation

Online Community Report

Participants represent a comprehensive sampling of organizations involved in building online communities, including: large software companies, large community destination sites, niche community sites, platform providers, media & entertainment, retail and independent consultants.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Culture and TCFL

Ken Carroll

Princess Remy podcasts or SBS Chinese drama shows usually require a little more effort but are doable, Crayon XiaoXin cartoons are often easier (probably because of the video). Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Links of the Month: November 30, 2012

How to Save the World

cartoon by the wonderful michael leunig. cartoon by hugh mcleod at gapingvoid , and great advice to prospective entrepreneurs. cartoon by dan piraro. cartoon from XKCD. illustration from my book Finding the Sweet Spot.

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