Community Indicators in Times of Stress

Nancy White

Joseph Catholic Church here in Seattle where mom and dad found their Seattle “church home.&# Right now I have the house to myself and found I needed some reflective time, and some processing of what has been swirling around us: community. So back to this community thing.

Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Following last year’s excellent “Seattle Lean Camp ”, we are now nearing Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012. (We People share success stories as well as challenges. Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Culture Emergent Democracy Life Management Personal Kanban

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Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Following last year’s excellent “Seattle Lean Camp ”, we are now nearing Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012. (We People share success stories as well as challenges. Business Cooperation Community Indicators Cooperation Culture Emergent Democracy Life Management Personal Kanban

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Perspectives on Social Media – Seattle July 8th | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Then consider stopping by the Social Media Event at ZAAZ Seattle July 8th. Vanessa DeMauro had this thought in March) Ryan Turner saw my blog post about slow community a few moons back and asked if I’d want to join in on the 8th.

Seeds of Compassion Begins in Seattle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

An auspicious start for Seeds of Compassion , a 5-Day Gathering in Seattle with his Holiness, the Dalai Lama and a huge community of people who care about the role of compassion in the lives of children.

Applying the Principles of Agile to People other than Coders

Evolving Web

The goal with Agile was to take a group of people who were famous for poor communication, unrealistic expectations, and unpredictable deliverables and give them a structure that minimized these elements. Jim Benson , Agile principles Blogged at Modus Cooperandi in Seattle, WA. Tags: Management Community Indicators Life Focused Social Media 10 Social Media Principles Cooperation Agile methods have been applied for the last decade or so to programming teams.

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Another Free Social Media Event in Seattle July 12th | 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… Jul 02 2008 Another Free Social Media Event in Seattle July 12th Published by Nancy White at 5:26 am under events , social media It seems there are some other cool “social media&# happenings in Seattle so I thought I should also pass this one along – happening July 12th all day, plus a Mashable party in the evening.

Bigger Ears Make You Dumbo

Evolving Web

A few months back I spoke at Social Media Breakfast, Seattle about Social Media, Lean and the CIA. A big part of that talk covered the danger of companies assuming that merely listening to people through Twitter was a standard of success. I was flying back to Seattle from Viet Nam.

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Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: So What IS a Community Indicator? v1

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Home About Full Circle Resources Contact Us Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Wednesday, August 24, 2005 So What IS a Community Indicator? After sliding into this (un)project on “ community indicators ” over the last month, it’s time to try and explain myself. Today I decided I’d go for it because, hey, "trust in your community" is a community indicator. Grounding: What is a Community?

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Noodling on my fOSSa presentation

Nancy White

While the first edition aimed at providing valuable information on the Open Source model at large, the second edition focused specific key-aspects of FOSS such as development, innovation & research, community management & promotion, public sector, and education.

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Living Example of Community Q&A Power

Nancy White

From the wonderful and amazing Seattlefarmcoop : Seattle Farm Co-op comes evidence of the power of online communities and networks. When the domain — what people care about — is clear, the repetoire of a community can be nimble and powerful.

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How Could I have missed the annual Soup Swap?

Nancy White

I am thinking about making split pea soup this very minute but instead, I was doing some blog reading catch up on Nerd’s Eye View - a Seattle blogger - and saw her post on a Seattle Soup Swap. . It is such a community indicator.

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Twitter Focus (#seascorcher)

Nancy White

You know that old saying, nothing pulls people together like a crisis. People are swapping cooling tips, places to get ice cream, air conditioned public locations for cooling off, and of course, the current temperature. Is this community building?

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Agile Methodologies One Size Does Not Fit All

Evolving Web

Some folks I know piss people off when they point out that Extreme Programming or "Agile" (whatever that is supposed to be) cannot be better in all cases. This ridigity is what people are bucking against - this one-size-fits-all approach. Scrum, XP, etc. don’t work for everyone.

That Guys An Asshole Two Stories of Information Hoarding

Evolving Web

It was possible for nearly 200,000 people to show up during concurrent events. We had created a system to guide people to parking and to dynamically move police, roadblocks and traffic revisions based on available parking and pedestrian movements.

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Video: Shelly on Leveraging Community/Free Frayed Wire Ticket

Nancy White

Via Ignite Seattle comes a great 5 minute rap by Shelly Farnham on Community Genius: Leveraging Community to Increase your Creative Powers. Shelly is not talking about online community specifically, but community generally. And bounded community where people know each other, not this pseudo community label co opted by marketers. I have a paid ticket if someone in Seattle would like to use it! I know, it is not Monday.

Dreams Deferred

Evolving Web

Over the last few years, I’ve met a long string of people who have gone through the 80s and 90s and now almost all of the aughts and have come up empty. This isn’t drop-out happiness people are seeking. People are happy when they know what they’re doing and aren’t offended by it.

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Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

Pictures are taken and put on the site, people enjoy your pictures and you enjoy theirs. Affinity groups develop around types of pictures or specific communities. You put them up to demonstrate your activity in the community.

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

Jay Fienberg ( Jay’s Site ) I read this in the car, parked outside Top Pot Doughnuts in Seattle and laughed. The middle question I would give a probably – it’s certainly an indicator that you need to do an entropy check. People leading large companies are already scared of tomorrow.

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Lean Management and The Pull of Goals

Evolving Web

Making people laugh made Sid Ceasar happy. Understanding where people found meaning made Viktor Frankl happy. The push of drive is the artificial force necessary to apply to people to get them to work contrary to their own goals. What motivates people, and what drives them?

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Intellectual In-Breeding and Mutations of Corporate Governance

Evolving Web

Why do people resist change? Social forces usually take the form of a new group of people in a team ready for action. This meant that people who read these reports were trained in the reports themselves. You could make connections other people couldn’t.

Pushmi Pullyu Management the Dolittle Organization

Evolving Web

Our people have always been very polite." They were there before you and people don’t know enough to change them. Talk to people you’re not supposed to. "Lord save us!" cried the duck.

Discussing Post-Agile on Yi-Tan on Monday Feb 16th

Evolving Web

Yet the agile community remains pretty insular. Only lately have people seriously explored how agile principles and practices might be used outside software development. tan.com Please feel free to forward this note to people you think would be interested in these calls. Technorati Tags: Yi-tan , agile , agile methods , corey ladas , bill anderson , jerry michalski Blogged at My House in Seattle, WA.

Rules Beget Rules Social Media Principle #5

Evolving Web

As waste is created, people buck against rules. George Bernard Shaw Sites like Digg and Twitter , have shown that, left unchecked, people can game the system for personal benefit and to the detriment of the community. Technorati Tags: Peter Kim , Nicky Cakes , Twitter , Digg , George Bernard Shaw , game theory , gaming , community , rules , law , freedom , Franklin D. This post is fifth in a series of my Social Media Principles.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Seattle, WA Managed national copy accounts.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Seattle, WA Managed national copy accounts.

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A spot of reflection – shifting from me to we | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

The last two days I was up on Whidbey Island, about an hour north of Seattle, sitting on a deck overlooking the water and being blissfully quiet. Some of the triggers people noticed include: Being acknowledged as a contributor (in a reply, summary, etc.)

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About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Please note: I don’t directly employ any of these people. We focus on online and offline strategies with a passionate interest in online community and collaboration. The Full Circle Philosophy To connect — connect people with ideas, information, services and other people. As part of the dream for Full Circle, you can tap into a talented network people who can help bring your project full circle from planning to completion.

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Full Circle Associates " Notes from the Seattle Online Community Meetup

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Online Community Meetup Gathering at Microsoft An hour of conversation, beer, wine and food Introductions Open space with 6 speaker slots of up to 15 minutes. the gist of the question was “how do we encourage sharing of content and knowledge ACROSS communities and organizations.

Want to learn Graphic Recording? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

People are always asking me how they can learn to do this. But there are folks who do a brilliant job at this — far far more experienced practitioners and one of them, Patti Dobrowolski here in Seattle is offering short courses (6 hours) in Seattle, Denver and PARIS!

A Slow Community Movement?

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 14 2008 A Slow Community Movement? Have we been “communitied&# to death? Is it time for a “slow community&# movement?

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About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Please note: I don’t directly employ any of these people. We focus on online and offline strategies with a passionate interest in online community and collaboration. The Full Circle Philosophy To connect — connect people with ideas, information, services and other people. As part of the dream for Full Circle, you can tap into a talented network people who can help bring your project full circle from planning to completion.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Seattle, WA Managed national copy accounts.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). tools and approaches and community and instructional design. Seattle, WA Managed national copy accounts.

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The 7 things I would never tell my mother – NOT! | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

But I do get to work with people in many countries – this year I was face to face in 7 countries and online with people from about 12 more. It is cold in Seattle this week. I think you are brave moving to Seattle.

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Facilitation Card Decks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I know many of the people who produced these sets. I use the front side with the images to get people talking to each other or jumpstart brainstorming or stalled conversations. Sometimes I simply ask people to introduce themselves by saying why they were attracted to the card.

Connectivism Course – Pre Assignment | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In earth terms, I’m from Seattle, Washington in the upper left hand corner of the continental US. So far, the process has been quite smooth – we’ve had to rely on the help of people like EdTechTalk to assist in getting a few of the synchro events going.

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The Book of Love | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Edited Later: See also this video from the weekend march in Seattle from Ashley and Thomas [link]. But when I finally get up the guts and do it, there is a significant number of people in the room who smile and begin breathing in a different way.

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Open Sourced Bright Ideas and Micro Support | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

What motivates people to solve problems and give away the answers? Is there a certain set of characteristics that motivate people to do this? Why aren’t more people doing this? Anyone in Seattle wanna come help me?

A Slow Community Movement? | 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 14 2008 A Slow Community Movement? Have we been “communitied&# to death? Is it time for a “slow community&# movement?

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A Slow Community Movement? | 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 14 2008 A Slow Community Movement? Have we been “communitied&# to death? Is it time for a “slow community&# movement?

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We don’t know what we are messing with | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I invited people to be fearless, to draw and to share their drawings. Read it if you care about people. I was attending a weekend-long introduction to painting workshop at a local community college. Then the guilt of people who didn’t have those type of stories.

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We don’t know what we are messing with | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I invited people to be fearless, to draw and to share their drawings. Read it if you care about people. I was attending a weekend-long introduction to painting workshop at a local community college. Then the guilt of people who didn’t have those type of stories.

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