Poor Mental Models fail teams before they even start?

The Bumble Bee

One of the most powerful team exercises is to explore team leaders and team members "mental models" of teams, networks and groups. Mental models are the, often invisible, dictators of what actually happens in a team as opposed to what team leaders would like to happen.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Thenew business model: Your basic product/service is free: This is the world that marketing whiz Seth Godin describes in his booksand blog, and was to some extent predicted by Clay Christensen and MikeRaynor in TheInnovators Solution. The freemium model ("Give your product orservice away for free, acquire a lot of customers virally, then offerpremium priced value added or enhanced products and services to yourmost loyal customer base.")

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Saturday, December 13, 2008 Links for the Week: December 13, 2008 BLOG Links for the Week:December 13, 2008 VictoriasNew Yorker cartoons are available for sale here. Pump& Dump Enterprise: Economic reformer Catherine Austin Fitts explains howcynical businesspeople created businesses designed solely to exploitgovernment systems weaknesses and public ignorance for personal profit , andcorrupt other businesses into the same exploitativemodel.

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Stowe Boyd, The collaborative tool manifestation of teams is.

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

This allows Asana to be used as a personal tool — with all its rich task model — but without the slow-and-tight considerations of groups: ‘Who should I invite/exclude? The older you get, the more you turn into a cartoon character. Yves Behar is one of my favorite design gurus.

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My KM World 2010 and Enterprise Search Summit 2010 Notes: Peter Morville on Making Maps for Knowledge Discovery

Portals and KM

He identifies design principles that apply across the categories of web, ecommerce, enterprise, desktop, mobile, social, and real time. We need to design for incremental progress, as well as immediate response and predictability. They are moving from a federated search model to an integrated search. Peter showed a cartoon of a drunk searching for his keys on his iPhone.

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Links of the Quarter: September 29, 2015

How to Save the World

A problem like this (a “wicked problem” is the technical term) will frustrate almost any country, and particularly the United States, where government is designed to be both weak and responsive to its citizens. cartoon by Michael Leunig. cartoon on the TPP by Keith Tucker.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Winning caption, submitted by Audrey Orr, to a recent New Yorker cartoon caption contest; cartoon by Joe Dator. Another New Yorker cartoon contest cartoon, this one by PC Vey , with three excellent ‘finalist’ captions: (1) “Is that a new outfit?”;

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Reality Isn’t What We Think It Is

How to Save the World

cartoon by the late, incomparable Charles Barsotti. Our understanding of what was, is a model pieced together by the brain, not something experienced directly. ‘We’ The simplified, artificial model of reality that the brain constructs is attuned to fitness (survival), not to truth.

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ThoughtFest 09

SocialTech

About 30 delegates ( most of whom are on Twitter ) attended the two day event designed to bring together researchers in Technology Enhanced Learning in an open forum to debate the current issues surrounding educational technologies.

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Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

How to Save the World

I think there are four ways to do that: Live an exemplary, joyful, present life : Be a model of living in the present, joyously, every day, living a life that’s aware, generous, responsible, sustainable and full of learning, wonder and love. cartoon by Roz Chast from The New Yorker.

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Links for the Month: September 30, 2012

How to Save the World

Another Reason to Go Vegan: New research suggests that our guts are designed for a vegan diet, and have been for 30 million years. 1933 cartoon by New Yorker cartoonist Syd Hoff (using the pen name A. Redfield in the Daily Worker), from Bob Mankoff’s New Yorker cartoon newsletter.

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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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Links of the Month: Sunday, June 8, 2014

How to Save the World

cartoon by jim benton. (I suppose I should start calling this “Links of the Quarter” since that’s about how often I’ve been posting it.). another gem from the incomparable michael leunig ; thanks to generation alpha (check out their new blog!) for the link.

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The Credit Crisis and Social Software - Part 1 - Why we need a return to credit based on social relationships

Green Chameleon

Hugh’s cartoon above gives us a hint here as to what choice leads to freedom. So the central relationship is weakened by design. That we keep repeating the same design flaw. As we have seen, all the brilliant risk management models of Wall Street failed.

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Links for the Week: December 13, 2008

How to Save the World

Victoria's New Yorker cartoons are available for sale here. explains how cynical businesspeople created businesses designed solely to exploit government systems weaknesses and public ignorance for personal profit , and corrupt other businesses into the same exploitative model. From Charles Bowden in Blood Orchid : "We are an exceptional model of the human race. BLOG Links for the Week: December 13, 2008. US Dollar to Be Devalued 90%?:

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Ten Important Business Trends

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Robert Weber in The New Yorker. The new business model: Your basic product/service is free: This is the world that marketing whiz Seth Godin describes in his books and blog, and was to some extent predicted by Clay Christensen and Mike Raynor in The Innovator's Solution. And it's beginning to force every company to re-examine its business model before some competitor comes in and prices its bread-and-butter product or service at zero dollars.

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

is the synergy of a new set of technologies, development models and delivery methods that are used to develop business software and deliver it to users.&# Itensil takes the Wiki thing one step further, but letting end users design formal processes on top of the Wiki. It doesn’t matter that there was no formal design or review process, this is Enterprise 2.0 Users can buy the tools over the web and then design and run the applications over the web.