Change Leadership Checklist

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Change Leadership Checklist. It’s a holiday week in the US so, for this blog post, here’s a gift: a downloadable checklist to help you think through your next change effort.

Hospital checklists and Inviting Participation

Full Circle Associates

Johnnie Moore pointed to an interesting article on why checklists don’t always produce the kind of positive results expected in hospital operating rooms. I was looking around and I commented on the team’s use of a checklist.

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An Anti-Creativity Checklist - User Adoption Implications

Michael Sampson - Currents

Great video from Youngme Moon on how to kill creativity. Many of these 14 ideas can be used to kill new collaboration approaches and tools. User Adoption

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Take a few minutes to fill out this checklist. Photo credit: Uploaded on February 21, 2008 by mistersnappy Share and Enjoy: 6 responses so far 6 Responses to “Online Community Purpose Checklist&# # Why: Online Communities « Nonprofit Web 2.0

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Take a few minutes to fill out this checklist. Photo credit: Uploaded on February 21, 2008 by mistersnappy Share and Enjoy: 6 responses so far 6 Responses to “Online Community Purpose Checklist&# # Why: Online Communities « Nonprofit Web 2.0

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 1, 2008 Friday Flashback: Frederick Barthelmes 39 Steps for Story Writers F rederick Barthelme, my favourite novelist and short-story writer, put together a checklist of things for writers to learn and remember that has guided all mycreative work. 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.

What Boards Need – Stuff I’m Thinking About…

Hildy Gottlieb

is just a checklist -. What if boards don’t need training? What if board members already know what they need to know, and just need to be reminded of that? What if “what boards need”. is help with uncorking and putting to use. the wisdom they already have. just from living life?

The literacy of messiness for philanthropy

Chris Corrigan

In short the reason had to do with apply too much order (rules and checklists) in a complex space (social work practice).

Changing Minds Inside the Enterprise

Portals and KM

This list can serve as a useful checklist of what to include, and be conscious of, in an attempt to change another’s mind (as opposed to simply doing a power play). There is a lot of talk about changing leadership styles in response to shift from tangible to intangibles assets becoming the most significant source of value to enterprises.    In addition, McKinsey has shown that the lower the decision making in an organization, the higher the operating margin.

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Saving Time - 15 Tips from Day-Timer

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tip 8 touches on checklists. With all the long-haul international travel I've done recently, I have developed a pretty comprehensive packing checklist. It was weird - the checklist made the process so easy, that I wondered what I was missing. Day-Timer offers a list of 15 ways to save time - with tips around reducing clutter, planning ahead, clear priorities and more. Here's tips 11 and 12: " 11.

The Dangers of Paper Hand Towels

Michael Sampson - Currents

The above experience made my realise the folly of my international packing checklist. Impact on future practice - checklist updated with backup requirements! I headed for Wellington on Thursday morning, for 2 days of client work. After a breakfast catchup with my colleague Peter Crow, I was onsite just before 9am. I was there for 30 minutes, and then headed for the restroom.

Simple meeting design

Chris Corrigan

We decided this afternoon to bring real design challenges into the room and we improvised this simple, simple design checklist. This little tool has the feeling of a portable, quick and dirty design checklist, that allows core teams and process designers to get working pretty quickly.

SpringCM Moves Beyond Content Management

Portals and KM

To facilitate the use of the case management approach, SpringCM has implemented a checklist model.  Checklists are used by experts.   Here is a sample checklist in use. Below is a sample checklist with a related activity stream.

Six easy pieces for "Virtual Team Success"

Endless Knots

The many frameworks, guidelines, checklists, and recommendations in this book will make life easier for the newest managers, those leading virtual teams. It's out!

The 1-minute guide to plagiarism

e-Moderation Station

Then encourage your students to come up with a checklist of ways to avoid plagiarism in their own work. Source: My latest 1-minute guide (in deference to our ever-shortening attention spans) takes a quick look at plagiarism.

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12 Ways to DO and NOT DO a Social Media Press Release – MSF Medecins Sans Frontieres

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here’s the checklist for completely missing the social point.

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OneNote App for iPhone

Michael Sampson - Currents

Checklists. - Microsoft recently released an iPhone app for OneNote 2010 and the OneNote Web App. " It’s official – the OneNote iPhone app is here, so you can say goodbye to scribbled notes and crumpled papers. Whether you use an iPhone, Windows Phone 7, or Office Web Apps, OneNote is the perfect way to capture ideas and stay on top of your notes, no matter where the inspiration may strike. ". You can access: - Your OneNote journals. Notes, organized by category. To Dos. -. and more.

Why Systems Thinking is Awesome and a Trap in Five Quotes: Post 1: There Is No Spoon

Evolving Web

They engender static checklists, rule sets and associated punishments. A few weeks ago, I awoke to a string of tweets by people on the other side of the world discussing what I would say about Systems Thinking’s limitations.

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SXSW Notes: The Complexity Curve: How to Design for Simplicity

Portals and KM

The Complexity Curve describes how a project moves from boundless opportunity and wonderful ideas to requirements checklists and constraints then finally (but only rarely) to simplicity and elegance. There is no checklist here. Here is another in my series on SXSW events. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend.

Networks and Coalitions with Thrive By Five WA

Nancy White

I also created a “coalition health checklist.&# We had heard feedback that some of the coalitions in the start up phase were struggling a bit, so the checklist was again a way to surface and prioritize issues.

KM, Best Practice and Buzzword Bingo

Chris Collison

Is That Really Governance?

Hildy Gottlieb

The rest of the book is a chapter-by-chapter list of what we could all recite as the purported “Good Governance Checklist.” When will they acknowledge that replacing high-level, engaged leadership with a risk management checklist has done nothing but create disengaged, micromanaging, dysfunctional, scared, bored boards? Last week I saw yet another workbook published by yet another respected Governance group, providing yet another list of principles for “Good Governance.”.

The Death of Imagination

How to Save the World

No form or checklist or vocational program is going to teach them that. NASA depiction of Earth’s night sky in 3.75B years when the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are colliding.

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SXSW Notes: Design for Social Innovation and Public Good

Portals and KM

We need to more beyond general checklists but take in the local situation, as well.  Here is another in my series on SXSW event s. I am pleased to be attending SXSW for the first time. I am grateful for Adobe Acrobat for enabling me to attend. I will be attending their all day Creative Camp Event on March 12 , as well as some other Adobe sponsored sessions. As I do with other events I will be posting my notes from most of the sessions I attend.

10 characteristics of a great KM Sponsor

Chris Collison

Think about the leaders who sponsors your KM activities as you read then through – or use it as a checklist to help you select the ideal candidate, if you’re still looking… 1. I’ve been thinking recently about the role of sponsorship in enabling knowledge management, and it took me back to some Change Management principles which I learned from ChangeFirst , when I was responsible for Change Management as well as Knowledge Management at Centrica.

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Knoco stories: The "I am." test for Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Instead, what they needed was a simple how-to guide - a checklist and an FAQ - that would walk them through the annual chore. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Knoco stories. From the knowledge management front-line. Monday, 25 July 2011. The "I am." test for Communities of Practice.

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Rethinking Marketing - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Community

JackBe Enables Business Intelligence to be More Accessible and Robust with Recent Moves

Portals and KM

There are inventory checklists, along with the probable impact on supplies for each store, weather forecasts, a Twitter feed on the storm and other relevant data sources.

In search for reflection formats that fit


In that sense Ton’s experience with using self reflection survey is inspiring, because it can be something at a sweet spot between a checklist (not deep enough) and a long story (doesn’t happen due to time/energy constraints). When I stopped working, one of the things I wanted was about doing more non-digital, observable things. In other words – living a life that could be more easily shared with children, because they can observe and participate.

Gtdagenda: Have It All, Or Just Take What You Want

Michael Sampson - Currents

For keeping everything together and getting work done, many people use a variety of lists - a project list, a related task list, a calendar, and a series of checklists so they don't forget important things.

Tom Davenport on Improving Management Decisions

Portals and KM

Tom concludes with the idea that one of the simplest approaches to improving micro-decisions is to give those who make them a checklist to make sure they didn't forget any key steps or issues. He mentions a recent New England Journal of Medicine article concluding that a 19-item checklist reduced deaths during surgeries by almost half. In the mid 80s, I was involved in developing a checklist for loan officers of a major US bank that recently got a lot of bailout money.

Shareable: A Shared Workspace Must Be Built Through Collaboration

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Feng Shui Checklist for Coworking & Collaborative Spaces. Skip to Navigation. Register for Free! Login. Shareable. Work & Enterprise. Life & Art. Work & Enterprise. Cities. CivicSystem. Science & Tech. EcoSystem. Search this site: Most Recent. Most Shared. Most Commented.

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Blog>> KM Awards

Green Chameleon

I like the structure of this award, it is impact and not checklist based similar to the actKM Awards and the iKMS KM Excellence Awards. The UN has a Public Service Award with knowledge management (you have three more days to submit a nomination!), presented as a separate category from: Fostering participation in policy-making decisions through innovative mechanisms. Improving the delivery of services. Improving transparency, accountability, and responsiveness in the public service.

Build Trust with Team Ground Rules: Funny Video

The Bumble Bee

For a tried and tested 1-page checklist for establishing Ground Rules checkout The Networked Enterprise (TNE) Reference Card. One of the most important things in any team, network or partnership is to define the rules of engagement (aka Ground Rules).

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

The Bumble Bee

However when you think about "Change Management" you could be excused for thinking its all about detailed road maps and large tomes of procedures and checklists. The late Stephen Covey always reminded us that "the main thing was to keep the main thing the main thing !"

My OutStart Blog Posts – December 2011

Portals and KM

Checklist Manifesto: Great Ideas in Their Simplicity. As I mentioned on this blog I am now helping  OutStart  with their social media efforts as part of the OutStart team. I am one of several people contributing to our  OutStart Knowledge Solutions Blog  (see:  My New Role within OutStart’s Social Media Efforts ). I will not be repeating my posts for that blog on this blog. However, once a month I will post links to my writing there.

5 Ways to Use Video (in your online course)

e-Moderation Station

Here are some suggestions (none of them especially revolutionary, but you could use them as a checklist…): 1 Introductions and hellos. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend? Video has been around for ages.

The Networked Enterprise (TNE) Reference Card

The Bumble Bee

A unique reference card for printing on 2-sided A4 (Landscape) which folds into 6 sections showing the key priorities and resources in developing The Networked Enterprise through its 7 maturity stages with the 8 key techniques and their checklists.

Digital Habitats Readers Guide

Digital Habitats

This is now chapter 10 in the book and it provides a set of checklists to guide a technology stewards through some of the central tasks of community technology stewardship.

Knowledge Management is Alive and Well at Braintrust 2008

Portals and KM

You check off Disney World off of the checklist of life at the same time. I wrote a post, KM is Alive and Well at Braintrust 2005. This was the last time I attended and spoke at the event. I did a quite a few others before this. Now they are doing their 1 0th event., Braintrust 2008.