Celebrating emotions

Viv Mcwaters

Today in the Playback Theatre workshop I’m taking we moved on to ‘moments’ In Playback, moments are emotional vignettes – the way someone might be feeling right now, or an experience from their day or week that had strong emotional aspect. We experience life through our emotional responses. To deny these emotions is to deny our experience, to diminish ourselves.

A huge sigh of relief – a title | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

had tweeted that I was going to make this cake in celebration of our finally naming “the book,&# and I was amazed how many people wanted the recipe.

2008 130

Engaged Customer definitions: Super Users, Influencers, Advocates

Community Guy

Their “celebrity” is a function of their in-community participation. . Super Users drive conversations in communities across a wide variety of topics, and lead these social experiences. — Influencers are members of Influence Marketing programs, a form of marketing in which focus is placed on influential people rather than the target market as a whole. An “influencer” is a celebrity, major or minor, with influence over a specific group of people.

2019 136

Tilburg Legend(s): what’s in an icon?

Making CommunitySense

This tradition is celebrated annually during the European Social Innovation Week, recently renamed to the Dear Future week. Like so many things in social innovation, this mapping experiment is only a work-in-progress.

Icons 191

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

As the diagram above shows, we are theproduct of: our culture (the language which determines how theneurons in ourbrains form, peer pressure, others ideas, and the educational,economic, political and social systems in which we live), our genes (instincts, hormones, metabolism, emotions,physicalstructures and appearance -- and dont tell me that your appearancedoesnt shape who you are), and our senses, experiences and memories.

2007 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Wouldtheir 1960s and 1970s teenage rants be so outrageous that they would never haveachieved elected office because their opponents would have thrown theseindiscreet and half-formed thoughts back in their face, and humiliatedthem in the public eye? 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.

2007 35

New Year’s Eve in Kerala, 2018

Jenny Connected

It is these sort of things – the experience of love, of the spiritual realm, of a sense of closeness to nature, of music, art and the rituals and ceremonies that form an essential part of our sense of ourselves individually and as a society, that bring meaning in their wake.

2018 139

Tilburg Legend(s): what’s in an icon?

Making CommunitySense

This tradition is celebrated annually during the European Social Innovation Week, recently renamed to the Dear Future week. Like so many things in social innovation, this mapping experiment is only a work-in-progress.

Icons 130

cRaggy 2018: design, feedback & reflections

Learning Alliances

Here is the super-simple form that people completed when they submitted their entry on the day of the conference: cRaggy entries were all posted in one corner of the 360 person capacity room where the conference was held.

2018 130

Take your pick - Facilitating, leading, managing, hosting, community-ship

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

It resonated with me so much that I celebrated Euan’s post by reviewing each point through the eyes of a Community of Practice facilitator. As things interact with other things patterns form and you can never reverse.

Many Views of Mytilini, Samos Island: Part One

Portals and KM

For big festivals people come from other smaller villages to join in the celebration, music and food. Commerce also occurs form the backs of trucks that drive through town. We found a YouTube video on how to clean calamari as this was a new experience for us. 

2013 198

Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Dunno why, Bing is there, but there must be a war forming between Twits vs Googlers. Keeping things open meant you could browse our site to read tweets from friends, celebrities, companies, media outlets, fictional characters, and more.

Lotusphere 2012 Notes: Opening Session

Portals and KM

The celebrity guest was Michael J. He played on a celebrity team against Bobby Orr in a celebrity vs. old timers game at the Boston Garden. Larry Bowden talked about the Web experience. This is the first in a series of my notes on Lotusphere 2012.

2012 188

New Orleans in 1950s - Part One

Portals and KM

Here is another post on my more recent experiences with the Arts Council of New Orleans where I do a monthly booth to sell my paintings. On the way back the mourners would do a parade in celebration of the passed person’s life and the expectation they were off to a better place.

2013 158

Following Up After a Liberating Structures Facilitated Event

Full Circle Associates

Have you ever had the experience in a global meeting where jet lag is an ongoing presence, prompting naps and drooping heads? and for helping bring to light the knowledge and experiences that exists among those gathered. It steps outside of “sanctioned forms.”

2017 56

Web Analytics Best Practices from Webtrends Engage 2010 New Orleans

Portals and KM

It is a city celebrating two main events at the same time; Mardi Gras and the Saints trip to the Super Bowl. Mardi Gras day is Feb 16 but the celebration starts two weeks earlier and the Super Bowl on Feb 7 falls right in the middle. Get the ad performance report form Google.

2010 191

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Elsua

My fingers have been itching for a good while wanting to come back to the blog and keep up with the writing in the long form. It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago.

2014 230

Join Our Society for the Big Society anniversary reality check event

Social Reporter

During that year Our Society was formed as network, growing out Big Society in the North, to provide people with a space to celebrate their achievements in local communities, share experience, and work out how to survive and make the best of the changes Big Society was bringing. We’ll examine how some of the key criticisms of big society should be addressed, and there’ll be the opportunity for those who come along to share their own views and experiences.

2011 147

The business of writing at Solstice

Endless Knots

Solstice Summer Writers' Conference , celebrating its fifth anniversary this year, is for the first time offering The Business-of-Writing Seminars. And here's the best part - you are welcome to attend without submitting a writing sample, i.e., no chance of rejection, that rarest of rare experiences for writers: Writers interested in attending our business-of-writing seminars do not need to submit a writing sample.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

based on our genetic heritage, cultural traditions, and previous experiences. In my experience of participating in communities of all sorts, holding up my observations and experience against someone else’s orienting framework is a key learning strategy.

2011 194

Content-based Checkin Emerges but Will It Spread to the Enterprise?

Portals and KM

It actually emulates the way we experience entertainment in our everyday lives. Here is what Mashable wrote: GetGlue’s iPhone app extends beyond just television content and supports checkins for books, wines, topics, celebrities and video games. Rewards come in the form of stickers earned from app activity. Miso is also about creating a social television watching experience. Foursquare has become huge as a location checkin service.

2010 130

From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Science is a very human form of knowledge. Design thinking has allowed us to celebrate conventional solutions as breakthrough innovations and to continue with business as usual. Five links that caught my eye over the holiday.

2019 58

Reflecting on #socialartists and #change11

Nancy White

I was interested in explore the experience of change and how the social artist plays a role in that experience. How can we as a group help , sustain, celebrate that capability among ourselves? How can we as a group help , sustain, celebrate that capability among ourselves?”

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

More in Social Media is Not An Experiment. It’s been an unforgettable experience for a great many people, and we’re glad you were there. Social Media: Short form long form continuous DIY (2).

Social bookmarking NPtech and NPK4dev

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Ghana (all flags around to celebrate the 50 years independence see picture) I finally have the time to catch up with my bloglines, missed CPsquare teleconferences and blogposts in my head. Something that has puzzled me is whether a tag can really form a community.

Fish Bowling, Solo Galaxies and Free Writing in Holland

Nancy White

is this a form of ‘legitimate peripheral participation?’. is this a form of free riding? What if ICCO celebrated the learning that came from the “inssurection” of ComPart? Watch for experiments that are “too high risk”.

2011 145

Big Lottery, Media Trust and People Powered Change. Positively.

Social Reporter

It’s absolutely about local to local news but it’s also about celebrating what’s happening in our communities across the UK and bringing those stories to the widest possible audience – yes on TV but also online and in print. Our experience through our Press Association partnership ‘Community Newswire’ is that there is an appetite for local news stories in the mainstream media, as much as there is an appetite locally to project relevant news from further afield.

2011 136

IRRODL – A new edition has been published

Jenny Connected

2011) Connectivism and Dimensions of Individual Experience. We wanted to publish the paper in its submission form (i.e. I also feel that after spending almost a year intensely working, reading, thinking, discussing, disagreeing, challenging, compromising and finally agreeing, it feels right to publish and celebrate ‘the fruits of our labour.

2012 136

Are dead communities the sign of a dying industry?

Community Guy

With each new hype, new projects form often without appropriate staffing and resources, only to die down or off a short time later. news cycle with a very vocal and enabled celebrity crowd creates a standard bell curve of hype. Perhaps robust because of these early experiments that failed. Today, for instance, the Web is littered with corporate community projects that have little or no traffic or interest.

2009 89

2014, The Year That Was

Elsua

It’s going to be good fun though as I will be rediscovering the true spirit from this blog from way back when it was first born in October 2005 as I get to celebrate its 10th year anniversary next October. And nearly four months later… I am back to blogging. Again.

2014 206

Humans of New York: An Illustration of How IT is Affecting Leadership

Leading Virtually

Mr. Stanton’s work has been described as beautiful, a celebration of individuality, and a tribute to the spirit of New York. When you view any HONY post, you see a healthy conversation in the form of an extremely large number of likes and comments.

2014 61

Links of the Quarter: June 2017

How to Save the World

Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death: A moving Canadian case study shows the good and bad in Canada’s new (better but woefully inadequate) right to die law. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION’S END. Photo taken from my balcony last month.

2017 70

Lessons from a Crazy MAFN Multi-Sensory Webinar

Full Circle Associates

I positioned this ENTIRELY as an experiment, not a talk given by someone who is certain about something. The title was Fingerpainting Online: Experiments in Synchronous Multimodality. Adults react to music based on their experience with that music. It was EXPERIMENT!

2017 56

IRRODL – A new edition has been published

Jenny Connected

2011) Connectivism and Dimensions of Individual Experience. We wanted to publish the paper in its submission form (i.e. I also feel that after spending almost a year intensely working, reading, thinking, discussing, disagreeing, challenging, compromising and finally agreeing, it feels right to publish and celebrate ‘the fruits of our labour.

2012 119

Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

Side-bar 2 – Intriguing Connection Reflections Looking back on our “White Xmas” its intriguing to reflect on how much our connections, both people and places, influence and shape our life experiences. When I reflect back on my travelling experiences there are three definite eras….BC

2014 130

Wanderings of a Liberating Structures Practitioner – Part 2 the practice

Full Circle Associates

Additionally for me, a CoP perspective is more useful than simply focusing on the form of CoPs themselves. User Experience Fishbowl to surface perspectives. New forms and focus for learning. track and CELEBRATE!).

2017 52

Edublog Awards 2008

SocialTech

Dust off your party outfits and get ready to join us on Saturday night for the spectacular 5th awards show, celebrating the vibrancy of blog and social media practice to support learning. The Macgyver Project: Genomic Dna Extraction And Gel Electrophoresis Experiments Using Everyday Materials.

2008 54

"Collaboration and Community" by Scott London

John Tropea - Delicious Community

In a time of widespread frustration with politics-as-usual, in which confrontation, hierarchy, and exclusion characterize our primary means of problem-solving, the principles of collaboration are seen by many organizations, communities, and civic leaders as a more effective means of working for change than forming coalitions, task forces, commissions, interest groups, and other, more traditional kinds of partnerships. What form of leadership is required to facilitate the process?

2008 56

Links of the Quarter: April 2, 2016

How to Save the World

One can spend and share and celebrate the joys of everyday living. This picture exists in your mind only, and it is further shaped and formed by your particular biological makeup, as well as the cultural programming that you have been inculcated with since birth.

2016 73

A huge sigh of relief – a title | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

had tweeted that I was going to make this cake in celebration of our finally naming “the book,&# and I was amazed how many people wanted the recipe.

2008 130

A huge sigh of relief – a title | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

had tweeted that I was going to make this cake in celebration of our finally naming “the book,&# and I was amazed how many people wanted the recipe.

2008 130

A huge sigh of relief – a title | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

had tweeted that I was going to make this cake in celebration of our finally naming “the book,&# and I was amazed how many people wanted the recipe.

2008 130

A huge sigh of relief – a title | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

had tweeted that I was going to make this cake in celebration of our finally naming “the book,&# and I was amazed how many people wanted the recipe.

2008 130