Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Purpose. Through my work as a Fellow with Life Reimagined, I have (with my team of Fellows) developed an approach that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. Purpose-Driven Communities. Early Development of the Purpose Model – In Flight Now.

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Purpose. that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. Purpose-Driven Communities. What might happen if the community and collaborative experiences we designed supported the discovery, refinement and actualization of a person’s purpose?

What is the purpose of a conference?

Viv Mcwaters

It boils down to this: we want conferences to be radical, to challenge and to stretch us. This is the challenge for performers – whether in the arts or in business or elsewhere – is around being liked. What is the purpose of a conference?

2015 158

Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

Online Community Strategy

Purpose. Through my work as a Fellow with Life Reimagined, I have (with my team of Fellows) developed an approach that taps into the power of purpose to drive community engagement. Purpose-Driven Communities. Early Development of the Purpose Model – In Flight Now.

Social Business in 2013 – A Challenge

Elsua

More than anything else, because in the last three months, while I was mostly away from this blog, I kept bumping into a couple of relatively new challenges that I think are going to present lots of great opportunities for us all in the year ahead in the space of Social Business.

2013 227

The challenge of networking civil society

Social Reporter

Plus, when we focus on skills and capabilities, we don’t limit the sorts of purposes they can be put to. The challenge of supporting sharing and local innovation was picked up last year by the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) under its banner of People Powered Change , with investments of £5.76

#LeadWithRespect Meme: a Challenge for 21st Century Management

Elsua

The challenge then becomes how well connected you may well be in the network based on the trust and respect for others you may have shown over the course of time. I can’t remember the last time that I participated on a blog carnival or meme blog series for that matter.

2014 213

SEEFA symposium identifies challenges to innovation in Ageing Better – it’s culture as much as tech

Social Reporter

Summary: a symposium on innovation, technology and later life provides confirmation that many of the challenges to making use of tech for ageing better are organisational and cultural as well as technical. I was particularly listening out for confirmation or otherwise of the ten provocations about innovation in Ageing Better that I posted recently , and the challenges I distilled from those for the Ageing Better exploration.

2015 174

Life Without eMail – Year 6, Weeks 21 to 24 – (Newcomer Challenging for King Email’s Crown)

Elsua

In fact, today’s entry will be about a Newcomer Challenging for King eMail’s Crown. . Somehow the latter approach sounds so much more of an effective use of our time than the selfish, egotistical use of email just to fit our own individual purpose(s).

2013 197

The purpose of practice is practice

Chris Corrigan

And if you want to become good at working with other people to make creative decisions and chooses about the problems we face together, practicing on a daily basis and in small ways gets you ready for big and surprising challenges. It prepares you to meet the challenges that come on so fast that you have no time to learn how to deal with them. Step up and practice kindness in daily interactions to discover the core practice of hosting challenging spaces.

Challenges for facilitation in communities of practice

Joitske Hulsebosch

Through a comment on a blogpost somewhere I found a follow-up on that article called challenges for facilitation in communities of practice written by the same authors, in collaboration with Ilze Zigurs. Recently I blogged about a facilitation taxonomy developed by Halbana Tarmizi en Gert-Jan de Vreede, you can find the article here.

2006 100

AI Use Cases For Communities & Networks

Online Community Strategy

For business leaders shaping online community strategy, AI holds promise to help solve two of the biggest challenges with online communities: 1) Quantifying the value of community investment and delivering timely and actionable insight and 2) Managing large networks of relationships at scale.

2018 51

A World Without Email - Year 2, Week 1 (Off to the Next Challenge!)

Elsua

And so we move forward into the next challenge on my quest of eventually giving up on e-mail at work. To such extent that I am already getting started with year 2 of my giving up on e-mail at work, and thought I would share with you a few words on what lies ahead for me as my next challenge.

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Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 10 2009 Challenge: SharePoint and NGOs/NonProfits -go or no go? Or propose a challenge.

Is Leading in the Digital Age Different?

Leading Virtually

For situations where prior structures are not sufficient, the intent or purpose behind follower’s work have to be clarified and followers have to be trained and empowered to deal with unexpected situations themselves. Many say or assume that leadership does not change in the digital age.

2015 61

Snippets — If cooperation is how humans get things done, then a sense of community is the fuel to optimise our purpose

John Tropea - Delicious Community

If cooperation is how humans get things done, then a sense of community is the fuel to optimise our purpose. In fostering a sense of community in your organization, this is without question the most critical first step you have to take – where you facilitate opportunities for employees from different teams, divisions or departments to interact and engage with one another to better understand the challenges and approaches they want to take to achieve the same goal. Archive. Snippets.

2014 29

Yes, Leadership Changes in a Web 2.0 World

Leading Virtually

With proliferation of technology-mediated virtual teams, there is greater need and expectation for leaders to provide us with an inspiring purpose and structure that hold the team together and propel it forward despite the numerous challenges of working virtually.

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

The purpose of defining, identifying and studying the collaborative economy is to understand how business models need to evolve to thrive in this new economic context. The ability, motivation and assets to work towards a common purpose over time.

2015 71

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Read More » Collaboration for Funders: Understanding the Challenges Joe Anderson in Influence 1 Jul 2010 This is part two of a series on online collaboration for grantmakers.

2007 40

Hand Cycling around Bali

Jenny Connected

Whilst facilities for the disabled could still be improved, some places needing more improvement than others, the intrepid tetraplegic can now get out and about as never before, taking on challenges that are daunting for the able-bodied, never mind those with a spinal injury. Map of Bali.

2017 206

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

April 3, 2008 Unpopular Beliefs O ne of the challenges of being too far ahead is the push-back you get on some of your ideas and beliefs. Most of the people I know (andAmericans in particular, for some reason) seem to abhor the idea thatwe dont have a right to own and use the planet and everything thatcomes from our resources for human, personal purposes. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

2008 35

Copy, Adapt or Innovate? Educating Yorkshire with the Kings Speech…

Chris Collison

It was a fly-on-the-wall documentary about a state school in the North of England, introducing us to the reality of today’s education, and the challenges for teachers and students alike. I challenge you to watch it and not shed a tear!

2014 46

Communities in the Crowd Economy: #CSWEurope15

Online Community Strategy

The purpose of defining, identifying and studying the collaborative economy is to understand how business models need to evolve to thrive in this new economic context. The ability, motivation and assets to work towards a common purpose over time. image credit: Xavier Damman @xdamman.

2015 54

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 22, 2007 Finding the Work You Were Meant to Do T hefirst part of my upcoming book on Working Naturally and NaturalEnterprise focuses on gauging your readiness for natural work, anexplanation of how it differs from the kinds of work most people dotoday, and the challenge of finding your sweet spot, where your Gift(what you do uniquely well), your Passion (what you love doing) andyour Purpose (whats needed) overlap -- the work you were meant to do.

2007 35

Year-End Thoughts On Enterprise 2.0 Social Software (Part 2)

Collaborative Thinking

There needs to be some business purpose - that purpose may be very intangible in terms of ROI, but there should be some localization and internalization of what E2.0 From an organizational viewpoint, adoption challenges remain the most significant hurdle.

New Leadership Tools: Finding Direction through Network Maps: Mini Case #1

Partnering Resources

It was a positive step for her—recognition of her competence and effectiveness—but a challenge for Jerome and the organization. We pinpointed people who shared many of her same connections and fulfilled many of the same purposes within the organization.

2017 180

Conversation and Silence, Part One

How to Save the World

If not to relate information, tell a story, get clarity (ie learn), reassure, show affection, or entertain, what purpose does real, collaborative, interactive, iterative conversation serve? In such a world, listening and paying attention are challenging and take practice.

2018 74

Two Leadership Rules for the Networked World

Partnering Resources

It’s a challenge. Communicating the purpose and goals of the work. Image from mediawiki.org. We have a problem. Most of us are using old leadership techniques that no longer work. Here’s a case in point. I met Cyrus a few years back.

2014 240

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

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

So what do I mean by an online community or shared interest/purpose group space? A sense of shared purpose and fate. Groups exist because they have operational purposes. developing a relationship, understanding it and nurturing it, treating with respect and co-purpose.

Prepping for a Think Tank Presentation

Michelle Laurie

When researching the paper, one of the first challenges we came across was distinguishing between all the types of collaboration. Whether there has been progress in advancing solutions toward a shared challenge.

2013 207

Using personas in design of online and blended learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

Aren't personas rather used for marketing purposes? Why I believe in the power of personas The main design challenge is to make sure your design suits the needs and practices of the participants. Why would you work with personas when designing online or blended learning?

2019 164

Re-Imagining Effective Work – the SAMR Model

Michael Sampson - Currents

As another idea, if the lecture notes are based on a book, areas of low comprehension across all students across the world are aggregated for the original author, who then revises his or her material to make it more fit-for-purpose for future students.

2018 146

A quick harvest from Art of Hosting Water Dialogues

Michelle Laurie

It’s important to understand what you are working with in order to choose the best methods to address each challenge, project or process one enters. I recently experienced 2.5 days doing of joint training with The Art of Hosting and Waterlution called the Water Dialogues.

Identifying Dark Data in non-OCR’d Images

Michael Sampson - Currents

A challenging data type in this respect is images that contain personal data but where the image has not been converted to readable text. In the case of Delphi, it scanned driver licences and passports for identification purposes without OCR’ing the resulting image documents. The new European data protection legislation goes into effect next Friday. It’s going to be incredibly interesting to see how militant its enforcers play the game.

2018 104

Thinking of knowledge as a graph

Jenny Connected

Since I have used this tool before (see A new mapping tool: useful for research purposes ) I did not find it technically difficult. This is the real challenge, i.e. moving from thinking and seeing knowledge in a linear way to thinking and seeing knowledge as a network/graph.

2018 139

Help us co-design a Living Lab to show #thewayahead for London’s civil society

Social Reporter

But as I reported here the funders and other organisations face a challenge in explaining civil society**, and moving from high-level ideas towards practical ways of putting co-production into practice. That’s the challenge and excitement of co-production.

2016 207

My Harvest from a Think Tank on Assessing Collaboration

Michelle Laurie

The theme of our café was: Assessing Individual Purposeful Collaboration. Question2: What are the potential challenges evaluators should be aware of? (These are the grey boulders in the river). Assess for alignment of purpose vs. structure.

2013 185

My experiences of the E-Learning 3.0 MOOC to date

Jenny Connected

For the purposes of this task, there can only be one community. That’s the challenge… Some people may ask, “What’s the point?” ” Well, as we discussed in this week’s conversation (also in this newsletter) it’s a challenge to create consensus without deferring to an authority – a trusted source, if you will. This task is challenging on several fronts. First a bit of background.

2018 127

KM4Dev and Bev and Etienne Wenger-Trayner – April 6-7 2017

Full Circle Associates

As practitioners, we will share stories and cases on day 1 to extract patterns and insights with a particular focus on the purpose of a CoP in a particular context, its fitness for purpose and practices that support success. Care about communities of practice?

2017 52

Create your own business simulation lab for better team decision-making

The Bumble Bee

The first part of this paper explores how people learn and explains why business simulation has become a vital tool for organizations who need their leaders and decision-makers to be "well drilled" in rehearsing the many highly challenging scenarios they could encounter in the business year.

Teams 159

Resisting Change – Luddites Unite!

Elsua

To quote him: ‘We eagerly embrace them when they support our desire for inclusion, purpose, challenge, meaning and alignment with nature. Who would have thought that, after 20 years in the IT industry, I am, essentially, a Luddite.

2016 186

How to Create Live Maps of Conference Connections

Partnering Resources

All have challenges. They talked about some of the challenges involved in a network. I mentioned how that sense of support is core to our purpose in making network maps. Have you ever been frustrated trying to find the person you needed at a busy conference?

2018 138

Always say yes to grad students: an interview about virtual teams

Endless Knots

" This interview was for her final dissertation, "The Challenges of Virtual Project Management," enabling her to graduate from Tampere, following her spending time as an exchange student at Portsmouth University in the UK.