Influencers- Friend or Stranger?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Do you listen more to strangers or to friends ? Digg has changed it’s social networking strategy from spotlighting key influencers who “digg&# a lot of articles to collect followers (crowd gatherers) to news from your friends. Cos that’s a friend no?

Gran Canaria – Celebrating the Mini-Continent

Elsua

may well be enjoying the various different celebrations of St. So, if you are celebrating it, Happy St. Hope you are all having a good time with your loved ones, family and friends. Throughout the whole day I’ve been having lots of really good friends congratulating me and wishing me well for my birthday. And, of course, it was time to celebrate such milestone, don’t you think? Today is a special day for yours truly. A very special day, actually.

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Dear Friends…

Hildy Gottlieb

Dear friends… I keep feeling like it’s been so long, that I need to begin blogging again. Then I think, “But these are my friends; I want to tell them where I’ve been.”. And it begins, “Dear friends…”. * * * * *. Dear friends, It’s been a while.

Friends for Real

Hildy Gottlieb

And that the next time you hear someone talking about “raising friends for your organization&# as simply a prerequisite mechanism to asking for money, that you will send this to them. Her best friend passed away a few years ago. They were neighbors, and they became friends.

Celebrating the Simple Things

Hildy Gottlieb

For me, birthdays are about quietly celebrating all I have to be grateful for - every moment of my past, and every moment yet to come. Yesterday I chose to celebrate on perhaps my favorite drive anywhere - the Sonoita / Patagonia / Nogales / Tubac loop.

Twitter Celebrities and Geeks - Is That Your Online Digital Legacy?

Elsua

Well, it looks like the folks behind Current have put together another hilariously funny , yet somewhat accurate , I guess (Although I don’t think I could relate too much to it, to be honest), video clip on the status of the Twittersphere : Celebrity Twitter Overkill.

As Our Nation Celebrates What Is Possible…

Hildy Gottlieb

I am jumping out of bed, suddenly compelled to email my friend Elizabeth Sadlon, to thank her for the book she gave me for Christmas, The Soloist. ’ She said they’d had a party to celebrate Beethoven’s birthday, and that all his musician friends came and it was wonderful.

Twitter causes Jennifer Aniston John Mayer breakup

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Celebrity breakups on social networks - Twitter. But Friends star Jen spotted he was updating his page of the networking site instead. Technorati Tags: break up , celebrity , famous , jennifer aniston , john mayer , social networks , Twitter. Tags: Online Communities social networks Twitter jennifer aniston famous break up john mayer celebrity O RLY? Rocker JOHN MAYER said he was too busy to return calls while Jennifer was away promoting her new film.

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

Nancy White

For nearly four years my dear friends and colleagues John Smith and Etienne Wenger and I have been writing this thing that became a book. 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 more satisfying way of working

Viv Mcwaters

We opened a bottle of wine, a few beers to celebrate and ordered pizza. Two guitars, a group of friends – singing, laughing, improvising. What were we celebrating? Before we worked together we were friends. We’re still friends. Maybe even better friends. Tags: Collaboration Friends Slips We’d just finished working together face-to-face for a week. We gathered in one of our apartments, too tired to venture out for dinner.

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Remembering Brian

Viv Mcwaters

I sit here writing this post through my tears as I remember my dear friend and mentor Brian Bainbridge, who died yesterday morning, in his sleep, apparently of a heart attack. We were invited to his 40th priestly celebration a few years ago. We became friends and colleagues.

2010 141

Shake up your life

Jenny Connected

Today I have been to the funeral of a friend who I knew for more than 30 years. The first was to celebrate the life of a man cut off in his prime by bowel cancer (he was still in his 50s). His funeral, held at the crematorium was one of music, colour, loving words and celebration.

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Go, Geek Doctor! @jhalamka

Endless Knots

I've written about John myself (see The Standard ), done wacky things with him, recommended him as a guest on BusinessWeek TV , and enjoyed having him join the Margaret Fuller birthday celebrations each year. Tags: Education Friends Fuller Family Health Technology What a thrill!

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BusinessWeek/Cisco webcast: Revitalizing healthcare with technology

Endless Knots

My friend John Halamka was on the second in the BusinessWeek/Cisco webcasts yesterday, "Revitalizing Healthcare with Technology," the same series that I was on with another friend, Karen Sobel Lojeski, back in Feb. Friends Fuller Family Health Internet/web Web 2.0

Happy Thanksgiving

Portals and KM

For those in the US and elsewhere who celebrate Thanksgiving I hope you have a meaningful day with family and friends. Here are greetings from some wild turkeys who fare better today than their domestic relatives. 

2011 151

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management August 22, 2008 Friday Flashback: The Real Innovators Dilemma From 2006: I n his celebrated book The Innovators Dilemma ,Clay Christensen explains how successful companies can be "heldcaptive" by their best customers to the point that they become vulnerable todisruptive innovation from competitors and new entrants, and unable tosustain the types of innovation that brought them those loyal customersin the first place.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management August 22, 2008 Friday Flashback: The Real Innovators Dilemma From 2006: I n his celebrated book The Innovators Dilemma ,Clay Christensen explains how successful companies can be "heldcaptive" by their best customers to the point that they become vulnerable todisruptive innovation from competitors and new entrants, and unable tosustain the types of innovation that brought them those loyal customersin the first place.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

March 18, 2008 The Proust Questionnaire E ach month Vanity Fair asks a celebrity the answer to a series of questions that Marcel Proust initially answered, twice, seven years apart, to measure how he hadchanged in the interim. What do you most value in your friends? Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I spent the past weekend at my in-laws in Vancouver, celebrating aspecial birthday. It is tolerable if yourevery attractive, or a celebrity with an entourage, but otherwise not. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Happy Holidays 2009 - 2010

Portals and KM

 I hope everyone has a great time celebrating the end of 2009 and the start of 2010 in their own ways with friends and family. I look forward to continuing this blog in the coming year.  I will be starting the year with commentary on several prediction posts. 

2009 151

And you think your supermarket is crowded

Endless Knots

My friend Xujun Eberlein (author of Apologies Forthcoming ) is in China doing research for a book - and celebrating the Chinese New Year with her sisters and parents. Tags: Friends Writing Economy Food and Drink A prodigious blogger, she's had trouble in the past with Internet access while in China: "I'm not sure what I have done to deserve such an honor. I can log in and post, but can't view my blog normally – quite ironic really."

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Happy Thanksgiving

Nancy White

Sending out a little bit of enjoyment as I take time off to celebrate the US Thanksgiving Holiday. My thanks to all of you who are my known and unknown colleagues, friends and network connections. (I’m

2009 130

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. 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. August 2, 2007 Could Social Networking Bring the End of Leadership?

2007 35

IBM at 100 – Where The Wild Ducks Go

Elsua

Today is IBM ‘s 100th anniversary (Check #ibm100 on Twitter to see how folks are celebrating such massive achievement ). Or you may want to go ahead and dive into the Celebration of Service Day and pledge some hours to help your local communities and favourite NGOs.

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Bro Orange and Community Indicators

Full Circle Associates

I Followed My Stolen iPhone Across The World, Became A Celebrity In China, And Found A Friend For Life. For some years now I have been noting occurrences where connections are made between people.

The limits of virtual experience

Jenny Connected

Today I have been to a funeral – both a very sad occasion but also a wonderful celebration of a life well lived and surrounded by much love from a wide and extensive family and community. I did wonder whilst sitting quietly in the Church which was full of people, how people who are only connected through online means would be able to participate in such a celebration of life.

Helping Others to “See Differently”

Michael Sampson - Currents

It’s was a great celebration of life and living, and we enjoyed seeing family and friends share the dancing, food, fun and speeches of the night. We hosted a party last night, for our second son who turned 21.

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Evidence of a friendship

Mathemagenic

A friend from Moscow, who was coming to our house to celebrate my birthday with me was refused a visum. I wasn’t up for celebrating anything after my mother passed away almost two year ago.

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Charlotte Dawson, Cyberbullies and Social Media Pot and Kettle

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media: Friend or Stranger? Friend’s can hurt you. If the critic keeps going, gets my friends involved, gets a gang involved, then it’s bullying. Women’s magazines bully and stalk celebrities openly gossiping and photoshopping lies into the discussion.

10 options for implementing a KM strategy

Chris Collison

People who would treat an internal newsletter or intranet article with a degree of scepticism will pay attention to the same story when it appears in a journal or arrives via their RSS feed – or when a friend of customer mentions that it just arrived in their RSS feed.

Living life

Viv Mcwaters

The first one was for a friend who also happened to be a Catholic priest. It was very, well churchy (especially for this non-Catholic, non-churchy friend). He was a good friend and mentor. This was the funeral for a friend’s husband who had been killed in an accident.

2010 151

Merry Christmas 2015

Portals and KM

Here are two Christmas color paintings of tomatoes to celebrate the holidays. I hope that whatever events you celebrate this time of year that you have a great time with your family.  Our friend, Spider Murphy, plays banjo at their weekend brunches

2015 130

My Painting Show at Louisiana Pizza Kitchen is Extended

Portals and KM

On one side are the food, music, celebrations, and architecture of New Orleans. I have gone there several times as I have a friend whose family home is located in Mytilini, a mountain village on the island.

2014 151

Facilitating informal learning: mindset, lifestyle and paying attention

Mathemagenic

I’ve posted this photo of Easter celebration with our homeschooling friends on Facebook, but I feel that there is more to say about it. A lot of learning in our lives is informal, embedded, implicit.

2016 173

Joining up ideas for a smarter democratic London

Social Reporter

Celebrations for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, and its role in establishing our democratic rights, could add some historical perspective. The Changing London blog and book would certainly be in there, and ways to use the Magna Carta celebrations.

2014 194

Learning that Sinterklaas doesn't exist = double loop learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

At school, the children are not invited to the Sinterklaas celebration, but have a new type of celebration where you draw lots (lootjes trekken). My daughter has always been told, by friends, family and the media that Sinterklaas exists.

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Elsua

And insulted doesn’t refer to just using foul language, but also to simple things just like ‘Oh, sorry, you are totally wrong’ or way off base just because you think completely different than what me and my social media gurus and celebrities think!

2016 164

Learning highlights: September 2018

Mathemagenic

September is a busy month: as school holidays are over there is a time to celebrate the beginning of new learning year with Not Back To School Parties and to sort out the routines of regular sports, clubs and other activities. A trip to Den Haag: English, pinquins and catching up with old-time friends.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 12, 2008 We Need Experimenters, Not Leaders F orthe last eightyears, the US treasury has been plundered by the thieves of the BushAdministration, doling out handouts to corporatist friends (and undoinglegislation and refusing to enforce what little corporatist regulationremains) in return for campaign contributions, future jobs and otherfavours. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing.

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#CMAD 2013 and Sharing Some Appreciation

Online Community Strategy

As I mentioned before, Jeremiah Owyang will be tracking the global celebration via his blog: 4th Annual Community Manager Appreciation Day: Jan 28, 2013 In my last post about #CMAD, I encouraged everyone participating to “find there own A”: I originally chose to support #CMAD because I believe that most organizations are underinvesting in and not properly prioritizing the role online communities can play in their marketing, sales and support strategies.

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Goodbye Sweet Dad

Nancy White

He visited sites all around the city and made friends with every person he met at Mirabella. Funeral Mass will celebrated Monday, April 4 th at 10 AM at St. William (Bill) A. Wright. Born January 26, 1929 in San Leandro, CA; died peacefully March 24, 2011 after a short illness.

2011 152

The State of Surveillance We, The Good People, Are Creating

Elsua

I am hoping my good friend Dave will forgive my liberty, but I’m just going to reproduce over here that first paragraph, so you may have a look and judge for yourselves. How can we treasure and celebrate her legacy?

2016 207

What Makes a Tweet Popular?

Portals and KM

I learned through my Twitter friend @eric_andersen, about an interesting article from the Atlantic, What Fuels the Most Influential Tweets?   A celebrity with millions of followers cannot gather more RTs a breaking story than many with far fewer followers are mass reporting on. By Jared Keller.

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