Open Business Strategies – Helping Someone Else Achieve Their Goals


More of a reflection than a question, actually, but here it is: How can I help you achieve your goals if I don’t know what you are doing, or working on? . “ But what if your responsibilities include helping other people reach their goals?

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Network Tensions

Patti Anklam

The funder did not set specific goals for the network. ” In one of those delightful moments of serendipity, I very shortly thereafter received via email from Andrew Rixon the following cartoon: (Cartoonist: Simon Kneebone).

2012 79

Data is beautiful (but not many learning professionals believe this)

Joitske Hulsebosch

In the cartoon above, for example, you see that the fortune teller used Facebook as a source of information to predict the the future. Level 1: the level of your Personal Learning Network (PLN) At the level of your own online network you can measure a lot, depending on what your goals are.

2014 164

The Untold Costs of Social Networking


To the point where we are not even aware of it at all, but please do allow me to show what I mean with this wonderfully thought-provoking cartoon I bet none of us has stopped for a minute or two to think about the potential benefit of asking that very same question over and over again.

2016 202

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.

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

Michael Sampson - Currents

goal of connect.BASF - to complement hierarchies and teams with a network of formal and informal communities, so as to be fully connected. -. 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.

2012 109

Reality Isn’t What We Think It Is

How to Save the World

cartoon by the late, incomparable Charles Barsotti. These goals are so obviously desirable that it is inconceivable that we should ever stop progressing towards them. This is a repetition of the opening paragraphs of December’s Links of the Quarter.

2017 51

Transparent and Explicit

Green Chameleon

While there are often supposedly well-crafted strategies and goals, across decades and across companies, I can’t recall a single line from any company strategy or goal I’ve ever been exposed to.

2008 130

My Favorite Tweets for January 1 - 12 2012

Portals and KM

Gamification: sharing rewards of achieving business goals [link] by @josheac. RT @rossdawson : RT @ariegoldshlager : RT @NewYorker :ncrowdsourcing cartoon of day: [link]. Here is another in a 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.

2012 126

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?”;

2017 56

The Not-So-Incredible Adventures of Equani-Mouse

How to Save the World

cartoon by Felicia Bond on wikimedia, CC-SA 3.0. These goals are so obviously desirable that it is inconceivable that we should ever stop progressing towards them. T he people were worried. The Evil Drumpf had seized power in the kingdom.

2017 73

Himmelman Model - Networking Collaboration Cooperation Coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I think of a recent New Yorker cartoon in which a kindergartner approaches the teacher, points to his pal, and says, “Billy wont collaborate." " It’s funny in the cartoon, but what does the kindergartner mean? In order to acknowledge mutual benefit, participants can simply describe their intentions or goals.

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Links of the Month: July 15, 2013

How to Save the World

Silhouette Man Explains Education: A cartoon infographic explains why the Nordic countries’ free education policy makes so much more sense than the oppressive-student-debt policies of the US. cartoon by clay bennett. cartoon by Nick Anderson in Houston Chronicle.

2013 84

We Have No Choice

How to Save the World

New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti. “Rejoice, rejoice, we have no choice but to carry on!” ” – Stephen Stills.

2017 74

Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt. As the cartoon above humorously illustrates, most of the current protests are about who has, and who should have, what share of the world’s power and wealth, and about the unjustly unpunished crimes of the powerful and the wealthy.

2011 70

Links for the Month: December 27, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Terry Mosher (Aislin) in the Montreal Gazette. cartoon by David Sipress in the New Yorker. I t’s been a particularly dispiriting month for those of us doing the grim duty of chronicling civilization’s collapse.

2011 61

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Lisa Rothstein for The New Yorker. Meanwhile South of the Border: One of the US’ goals in the NAFTA renegotiation is to enrich Big Ag by preventing disclosures about the health dangers of US-produced high-fat /sugar, processed, low-nutrition foods.

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Resilience Networks

How to Save the World

cartoon by lynda barry. I n my bio I say: I believe the key to resilience in the coming decades will be our ability, in the moment, to imagine ways around the crises we cannot prevent, predict or plan for.

2011 77

Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

The community is an experiment in progress, with a long-term vision but no NGO-type time-fixed goals. cartoon by arnie levin in the new yorker.

2013 85

More Thoughts About Intentionality, Split and Otherwise

How to Save the World

In workplaces these are rife -- one set of personal actions is called for (in the mission statement or personal goals statement), while a very different, often incompatible set of actions is actually rewarded. BLOG More About Intentionality.

2009 46

Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

requires a more ad-hoc approach to the creation of these systems which lies directly in the face of the regulatory demand for extensive structure…how do we meet both goals at the same time? And it also requires a forward-thinking management and development team who are willing to approach every project with the idea that the end user is the customer and the goal is to solve their problem.