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When Context Transcends Change Management


What if everything we have been told about Change Management over the course of the last few decades was all just … plain wrong? That hurts.

2016 70

Change Leadership Challenge 3: Embedding Change

Partnering Resources

This is the third in a series of posts about change leadership. Embed your change in to the fabric of your organization. and results?

2014 67

Complexity and movements change culture

Chris Corrigan

They adjust and learn as they go, and they both respond to and change their context. Cultures are complex and require complexity to change them.

2016 29

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives


You can call them whatever you would want to: ambassadors, champions, advocates, evangelists, connectors, change agents, etc. The* weird one.

2016 51

Change Leadership Challenge 2: Compelling Business Case

Partnering Resources

This is the second in a series of posts about change leadership. What motivates you to change? Find the Real Substance of the Change.

2014 61

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Yes, Facebook is doing some things to change this, but this is a pretty fundamental difference between the two services. There, I said it.

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Does Terms of Use Affect Your Social Strategy?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

If your company has started using the hot new network Pinterest , it’s worth considering how their Terms of Service might affect your strategy. Controversy surfaced in the last month or so about what the site discloses and how their Terms of Service are written. Pins that already had an affiliate link were not changed. AEV Blo

I’ve Changed My Mind

How to Save the World

H uman beings, it seems, change our worldviews — what we value and believe to be true — pretty slowly. We can’t be other than who we are.

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Coining the right term

Joitske Hulsebosch

Share your learning curve is a brilliant term for this. advisory practice change management knowledge management

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

On the social change front, Social Venture Partners is pioneering powerful approaches to engaging philanthropists in spreading its brand of deeply engaged philanthropy. It seems this is just a fancy business term for something we’ve been doing for a few years now–enable people to share to their networks. #2 No question.

Behavior change strategy cards (from Artefact)

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

change. changing people’s behaviors. To use the cards Identify a behavior you’d like the change. Influence of fantasy ability on attitude change through role playing. Those who played persuaders, and actively argued against smoking, were more likely to change their own. option or outcome is framed in terms.

2014 18

SXSW Notes: Positively Inspired Change Campaigns

Portals and KM

This is the session on Positively Inspired Change Campaigns led by Stacey Monk, Founder & CEO, Epic Change and Tom Dawkins, Co-Founder, Social change agents often use guilt, fear, pity, or outrage to rally an audience around a cause. Stacy shares the stories of change makers in their communities.

Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

TITLE: Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898. DISCUSSING CLIMATE CHANGE. Solar power? Wind farms? For posterity.

2013 21

Changing the World One Idea at a Time


You know that summer is almost gone when September comes along in full force, work peaks up again a notch or two, and conference month kicks in.

2013 21

How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

Do we need to believe that the economics of oil production will be the key driver in changing our economy and how we live? by which we live.

2014 16

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

When people trust each other, it’s easier to respond to change in a smart, coordinated way. Trust makes networks work. In Trust We Trust.

2011 155

Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change

Social Reporter

You need a theory of change, and models for how stuff happens. Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally.

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Design “phase changes&# (as Bron calls them in her blog post) that are also reentry points, rather than “left behind&# points. (I

2008 46

Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Design “phase changes&# (as Bron calls them in her blog post) that are also reentry points, rather than “left behind&# points. (I

2008 46

Collaborative Thinking: Thinking In Terms of "Literacy"

Collaborative Thinking

» January 31, 2008 Thinking In Terms of "Literacy" Valid perspective. The more things change. Thats nonesense.


F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. The world is changing. support.

2012 36

Green Chameleon » Knowledge Management Explained in Five Disciplines

Green Chameleon

Already then, KM was a term that was not well recognised; at the time, we did not label our KM-related consulting services with Knowledge Management. Today I am holding an official position in Knowledge Management, still many people do not grasp the term and have a clear understanding of it. I just like it. All rights reserved. RSS2.

Rethinking Marketing - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

That means making products and brands subservient to long-term customer relationships. x 21.9 What’s wrong with this picture? Donald L.

Four Rules of Leadership for Tough Times

Partnering Resources

The company needed to persuade long-term employees to share their knowledge. Change Navigation Employee Engagement Leadership

2014 79

Using ’social navigation’ and ‘participatory surveillance’ terms for co-creation and joint action

Taming the spaces

I started to wonder about the terminology, it seems some of these terms have an overlap and we need to think which is the right concept we are talking about. This changes the role of the user from passive to active, since surveillance in this context offers opportunities to take action, seek information and communicate. Gary T. Taylor.

Changing the world without too much worthiness

Social Reporter

There’s a powerful little promotional video too. As Rob Hopkins explains in a Guardian article, Transition needs to have wide appeal. Hilarious.

Looking for interview partners on innovation in large corporations or government agencies

Net-Map Toolbox

career coaching case studies Change Management opportunities Organizational Learning personal development Social Networks

2011 25

Avoiding "Change Addiction"

Collaborative Thinking

BP's Fiona MacLeod: A Change Agent Sees Change 'Addiction' - Knowledge@Wharton. After 20 years of experience leading change management programs in the U.S., free ourselves from our addiction to episodic change and move to a much more healthy habit of continuous business improvement?" Given the post-Enterprise 2.0

i only have 2 problems with the term "design thinking".

Engineers without Fears

Over the Christmas break, I read Change by Design and The Design of Business (having consumed The Ten Faces of Innovation a couple of years ago) - and there are several other books on the topic available. But we now seem to be saddled with this term so let's make the best of it. *Of And those are the words "design" and "thinking".

BIG CHANGE Webinar Series Starts Today

Nancy White

For the last two years I have been part of Nexus for Change. This year we decided to take a break from the work of putting on a F2F gathering and a subgroup has been preparing for some online work, this time in the form of the BIG CHANGE Webinar Series. Go to and click on Big Change to register.

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Game Change: A Better World, WoW

21st Century Organization

We are in a constant state of change, contrary to the description proffered by many organization change models. A coalition. Axelrod.

A practical framework for change - head, hearts, hands & feet

The Bumble Bee

Is there a compelling reason for change - merely a good reason for change is not enough? The term "burning platform" comes to mind.

Democracy undergoing change


The world's influential commentators need to get the point and back the movement, not quibble about arcane terms and conditions.

The KM and Social Computing Culture Changes


whatever term you would want to use) and Knowledge Management to succeed in the current business world. Quite the opposite! Remember?

Alchemy of Change Weekly Links (weekly)

Alchemy of Change

Mormann says this striking hemispheric asymmetry helps strengthen previous findings supporting the idea that, early on in vertebrate evolution, the right hemisphere became specialized in dealing with unexpected and biologically relevant stimuli, or with changes in the environment. People are changing faster than companies.

Alchemy of Change Weekly Links (weekly)

Alchemy of Change

Geofencing is a term typically used to refer to the drawing of a line on a map where some kind of pre-determined action is triggered, it’s most established in the business of transporting goods in trucks and triggering tracking actions when those trucks enter into certain geographic zones. Digital Social Grooming (Ed Batista).

Shrunken communication in distributed teams (the egg of communication :)


Tags: Changing workplace Digital traces Agile distributed teams informal communication

Overcoming Resistance to Change – Isn’t It Obvious?


In short, resistance to change anything. How much longer before we all realise that change is inevitable, after all? Well, may be.

Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally

Social Reporter

In such terms, the current multiple crises in democracy is being driven by sudden and rapid technological advances in human communication.

Being a leader without being the boss

Net-Map Toolbox

We’ve all been there and maybe you are there today: You feel responsible for the success of an initiative, change process or project but have little or no formal authority to tell people what to do. Well, whether ordering people to do stuff actually leads to sustainable change is a different question. and what lights your fire?

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