My TEDxRainier Talk on The Soulful Company

Alchemy of Change

I'm excited to share my TEDxRainier talk on "The Soulful Company." The Soulful Company B Corporation corporations drive meaning mission soulful companyThis talk will serve as a catalyst to shift my focus here at Alchemy of Change into a place for exploring some of the questions I hope to pique with this talk.

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Liberate Your Company Through Employee Engagement

Elsua

This is the main reason and biggest issue why most companies are talking about employee engagement as a way to retain their talent, but why they also keep failing to deliver, because they aren’t capable of coming through to meet the needs of that social contract. .

Trending Sources

Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Elsua

In “ Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? ” he comes to talk about that number of companies out there who, still, in 2013!,

2013 81

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I was invited to speak on social media in the Enterprise by Cadre eLearning to a group of corporate training people. Here are the slides for them. Training departments and social media. View more presentations from Laurel Papworth. The diagrams I used are on Flickr. The key points I covered: we can use social media internally to distribute (broadcast) our own training material, or we can use community tools to create the material right through to peer to peer training.

Examples of Companies Engaging on reddit

Managing Communities

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2014 37

Collaborative Intelligence for companies - YoolinkPro

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Collaborative Intelligence for your company Home What is Yoolink Pro? Distribute, Save and Access information that matters for your company! We develop simple tools for companies who agree with us. Request a contact. Please fill in this short form. We will contact you asap.

Companies with ‘Networked’ Board Directors have 85% Higher Growth Rates!

Governance in a Networked World

The article identifies the key board interlocks between some of Australia's largest companies. The article has prompted us to release some of our most recent work on linking board interlocks with corporate performance: Companies with ‘Networked’ Board Directors have 85% Higher Growth Rates!

Gary Vaynerchuk Uses This Data to Convince Companies to Invest in Community Management

Managing Communities

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2014 35

If Companies are People, Where’s Their Soul?

Alchemy of Change

If you liked " If Companies are People, Where’s Their Soul? ", subscribe to Alchemy of Change for more good stuff. The U.S. Constitution is the foundation of our political system, but to find its spirit, we must look to the Declaration of Independence.

2011 34

Lotus Connections Update from Lowe's Companies — "Valuable"

Michael Sampson - Currents

She accessed the company’s enterprise inventory system, however, like most major retailers, the business process tightly controls the amount of additional inventory employees can request. Lowe's , a major home improvement chain in the United States, implemented Lotus Connections in 2010 to support an enterprise collaboration strategy.

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Soulful Work – My Interview with Big Life

Alchemy of Change

Creating Meaning The Soulful Company soul soulful companyAn interview with Shelly Immel from Big Life, where she helps me cut to the essence of my work on making business a better force for good in the world.

2012 61

High Performance Companies Collaborate | Podio Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Check out our latest release here [link] Follow us on Twitter High Performance Companies Collaborate 04.05.11 It enables companies to build on experience and avoid reinventing processes and procedures. Podio Home Product Pricing Customers App Store Blog Log in Whos working now?

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Radical Connectedness and the Evolution of Business

Alchemy of Change

This Ford Motor Company factory was once the wonder of the industrial world, where Henry Ford pioneered America’s leadership in last-century manufacturing. Think Legos, but with the various tasks and jobs companies do in order to create value.

2011 128

Social Media and Online Community Platform Usage by Inc. 500 Companies Detailed in Study

Managing Communities

500 companies. Nora Ganim Barnes, a Chancellor Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has released the results of the center’s fifth annual study into the usage of social media by Inc. The survey asked participants about thirteen particular types of social media: [.]. Research

New Website Traffic Case Study — Watch Company — Weeks 1-13

Online Social Networking

Generating website traffic is a key aspect of any online initiative, and I devised a four-part plan for attracting website visitors: Company Contact Lists - Mailing to existing lists of company business contacts.

B2B Companies: How Can You Connect Your Top Customers in Your Online Community?

Managing Communities

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2013 22

What Makes a Company Good at IT? Three Keys

Michael Sampson - Currents

found three keys for companies that were "good at IT" - meaning that quantatitve metrics for productivity and profits were aligned with higher scores in various 5-point ranking scales on IT practices. The research surveyed 330 public companies in the United States. The good news is that there is still substantial opportunity for most companies to improve how they manage and use technology, and substantial business benefit once they do.

Amy’s Baking Company: Lessons For Community Managers

Managing Communities

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Carefully Choose the Companies Who Come Between You and Your Community

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Community Cultivation Developing Your Community

2014 16

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

The company has also been quite ingenious in the way it’s exposed its API’s to enable third parties to enhance influence tracking with a range of tools and different approaches to measurement.

Study Details Use and Success Rate of Social Media Tools by Inc. 500 Companies

Managing Communities

500 companies. Nora Ganim Barnes, a Chancellor Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, has released the results of the center’s fourth annual study into the usage of social media by Inc. The survey asked participants about seven particular types of social media: [.]. Research

Large Companies in the UK are Permitting Less Travel - Collaboration Technology Steps into the Breach

Michael Sampson - Currents

The World Wide Fund in the UK surveyed 158 large companies in the UK about what's happening with business travel. of those companies that have reduced flights, 85 percent "do not intend to return to 'business as usual' levels of flying." Key points in the article: - Companies are taking a new approach to business travel and meeting practices. - Companies are shifting some travel from planes to trains, and want a better rail network in the UK and Europe. -

Examples of Companies Engaging in Online Forums They Don’t Own

Managing Communities

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Snippets - What can your company learn from the Communal Motorcycle Workshop?

John Tropea - Delicious Community

What can your company learn from the Communal Motorcycle Workshop? But the same can be said for the company you work for. At first I was comparing these communal physical spaces to online work communities, but instead I should have been comparing them to the company itself (which within has online communities, just like these communal physical spaces have an environment of sharing knowledge and expertise). Archive. /. Snippets. Insightful things people say and do.

2013 11

LinkedIn Edges Out Apple in Forbes Fastest Growing Tech Companies

Portals and KM

Apple came in second, which they noted was a significant feat for a company of its size. According to the Forbes list of Fast Tech 25 : their annual list of growth kings, the current champion is LinkedIn. Its revenue rose 115% over the last 12 months and is accelerating. Its shares are up 144% since its IPO a year ago.  I have always been a fan of Apple products.

When Your Members Criticize a Company or Person, Invite Them to Your Community

Managing Communities

photo credit: SmithGreg I recently had a member on one of my communities start a thread to review a book, which he criticized. Most of his review was fair, but there were some parts that I felt were a little harsh. Still, it was appropriate for our community. As an author, I do sympathize with [.]. Community Cultivation Interacting with Members

Quick and Easy Guide to Company and Brand Engagement on Communities You Don’t Own

Managing Communities

This is often the case when a company wants to engage in an online community that they don’t own. photo credit: Markusram Sometimes, things seem a lot more difficult than they are. For example, a martial arts gear manufacturer that wants to start posting on KarateForums.com. Online communities can be scary because each one is [.]. How Should I Participate

You Need To Know: Social Media and Retail

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This article first appeared in on Smart Company. Online Communities Smart Company social media Facebook retail TwitterI travel. A lot. Airline staff greet me by name and not just because I’ve left my conference name tag on my jacket.

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Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

Socialtext also empowers IT with the tools it needs to extend and manage the platform, providing their company with an intranet that maximizes business value. ". While, indeed, the new widgets allow for personalization " at every turn ," doing so too extensively may lead to a company of isolated individuals rather than a collective of connected individuals. Socialtext released Socialtext 4.6 , the latest edition of its enterprise social software platform.

Magnet company smackdown

Community Guy

In one swift movement, the Buckyballs CEO created a platform for their competitor to own a space that, as a “$20 million company&# , they should have been theirs. Startups are absolutely different than large companies.

Virtual Learning Company Questionnaire

Endless Knots

Writing books has its downsides -- sore neck, publisher disagreements, pressure to always start another one -- but then something like this happens and it's worth writing a few more. This morning I received a really nice email from Archana. Collaboration Research Telecommuting Virtual Teams

Event: Australian Institute of Company Directors AICD social media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m heading over to New Zealand from 12th to 15th May 2010 to participate in social media forum at the Australian Institute of Company Directors Annual Conference. Event: Australian Institute of Company Directors AICD social media is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Large Company Collaboration SuccessDigital Equipment with VAX Notes in the 1980s

Michael Sampson - Currents

You work in a global high-tech company with more than 100,000 people. You have been in the company for a month, and a customer has just asked you a question about the technical capabilities of a product you haven’t even heard of. Even the best tools will not give you a return on investment unless the employees of the company are committed to helping one another. Patti wrote (in 2001) about the use of VAX Notes at Digital Equipment : Imagine.

What makes a company…

Mathemagenic

My company is in transition: what worked in the past doesn’t work anymore and getting a clear picture of the future is not easy. When I look what makes a company or country, it is ultimately its people. This raises all kinds of issues and emotions that I don’t want to share in this space. I picked up the quote below a while ago , but was avoiding writing about it. May be I should just quote it: Matthias Kaiserswerth on Leadership and Followership.

Is your company like a Train or a Car

Governance in a Networked World

Dave Gray contrasts the traditional organisation to the 'pod based' organisational form of the connected company. Is your company run like a train i.e. plan the tracks and then manage the timetable or a car.

Images from Drakes Bay Oyster Company, Point Reyes, Marin County

Portals and KM

These images are from Drakes Bay Oyster Company in Point Reyes National Seashore.  I was in Marin County in early July and, as always find it one of the most beautiful places anywhere. This is another in a series on my experiences. I find the interior as beautiful as the coast.

Why Companies Should Have Online Communities at Fast Wonder Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Warning : join() [ function.join ]: Invalid arguments passed in /mnt/local/home/fastwonderblog/fastwonderblog.com/wp-content/themes/k2/app/includes/info.php on line 648 "> Skip to content Fast Wonder Blog: Consulting, Online Communities, and Social Media Consulting services for companies wanting to engage with online communities through social media.Focused on online communities, open technologies, open source, web 2.0, Having a community gives people a place to engage with your company.

MeasuredUp Enables Company to Customer Conversations

Portals and KM

While it is a customer-service driven social networking site, it also helps companies make things right when consumers feel wronged. Marc has introduced the possibility of conversation between customer and company. Anyone can set a page for a company. Here is sample company page.

Collaborative Thinking: Build Your Companys Receptor Capacity

Collaborative Thinking

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Cisco, The Social Experience Company?

Collaborative Thinking

Platform for Media & Entertainment Companies. LAS VEGAS - January 7, 2009 - At the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Cisco ® today announced the availability of the Cisco Eos TM hosted white-label software platform that allows Media & Entertainment companies to create, manage and grow online communities around their content. Platform for Media & Entertainment Companies -> News@Cisco.