Connections are Different than Relationships

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Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Trust Connects Us – and Our Software. I wrote recently in another piece called Trust and Networks that “ trust is the lubricant that supports relationships and makes a network work. &# I also noted that “networks are the connections that allow peers to work together.&#

Our Relationship with the Ego

Alchemy of Change

An exploration of the ego, its connection to will and attention and how its forms a triad with these two organs of the mind to lock its grip on our consciousness. . The post Our Relationship with the Ego appeared first on Alchemy of Change. An exploration of the ego, its connection to will and attention and how its forms a triad with these two organs of the mind to lock its grip on our consciousness.

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Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Our Intentions on Feedback Profits » Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement Getting work done with other people is tricky. The bigger the task, the bigger the relationship.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Elsua

I use it every single day of the week, it’s my favourite personal learning network by far, but I am starting to question the value of connections over there. When you decide to stop following everyone and question the purpose of that connection in the first place?

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Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

Brian Cox where in less than two minutes he gets to explain in very simple terms how everything is connected to everything. Science.

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Reinventing Relationships with Social Business

Elsua

Specially, since time and time again I kept relating how I struggle constantly getting connected, finding the time and eventually write down a blur of entries while on the road. Engagement (Connected). Let’s go and Reinvent Relationships with Social Business.

The Connection Economy – The One to Rule Them All

Elsua

How about if we would start focusing quite a lot more on the Connection Economy instead, to eventually have a bigger impact beyond just focusing on the money, the power and the greed? . Indeed, welcome to The Connections Economy!

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harmon.ie Connect Integrates with SharePoint

Portals and KM

Connect™ for SharePoint. Connect for SharePoint, document and social information from all sources appear in one window with a consistent user experience, in the office or on the road. Connect for SharePoint has announced that they offer users the following capabilities:  Same Activity Stream across the Desktop and Mobile Devices – Any action performed through one harmon.ie Connect support mobile device management (MDM) for distribution and provisioning of mobile users.

Connectivity – The Achilles Heel of Remote Knowledge Web Work

Elsua

Yes, indeed, last week I experienced, in full force, what it would be like having an intermittent connection to internal networks, through VPN, as well as the Internet in general, through my ISP. connectivity issues in order to carry out their digital work.

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Valuing friendships and connections

Viv Mcwaters

While some people can be frustrated by the supposed lack of action, I think simply connecting with other people is somewhat undervalued, and misses the point of how action actually happens. In a post that is not unrelated to these thoughts, titled Connecting Dots and Valuing Networks, Roland Harwood explains: “There is a sequence of activities that occur in networks that can seldom be bypassed. Have you ever been to an event where you have come away excited, but unclear why?

Relationship Mapping and Monitoring with Yammer

Governance in a Networked World

Its recent acquisition by Microsoft is not only good for Yammer, but for the many Microsoft Enterprise clients who have been struggling to ''connect'' via Sharepoint. Social network measures focus on the relationship. Relationships are jointly owned.

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Connections Rule

Portals and KM

It was from the experience of working (in 1991) with a remarkable set of women that I first understood the power of relationship. Every Valentine's day, an email reminds me of my connection to that work. This year, the email provided a set of relationship tips. Think relationship - Move from the "me" and the "you" to the "we." Honor the desire for good connection - Research shows that people need relationships like they need air, food, or water.

Powerful Connections Touch the Soul

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Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Profits China’s Enlightened Billionaire » Powerful Connections Touch the Soul This is a talk I gave last night for Social Venture Partners Annual Meeting.

IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?

Elsua

But, for now, I’m starting to get things ready for IBM Connect 2013 , which kicks off on January 27th till the 31st, and which surely promises to be one of those events difficult to forget around the space of Social Business.

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Using IBM Lotus Connections 2.5

Elsua

IBM’s Lotus Connections v2.5 My fellow colleague, and good friend, Luis Benitez , has already been sharing some details over at Lotus Connections 2.5 And relevant information resources are starting to become available for everyone as well, like the Lotus Connections v2.5

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D’Arcy Norman – How do you connect to people online?

Nancy White

For this week’s Monday Video comes a piece near and dear to my heart – as a lover of connecting! How do you connect to people online? How do you connect to people online? These connections are not the same. The type of relationship and trust is diverse.

Objects from home connect local lives

Social Reporter

By inviting people to share things from their homes, Sarah and Eva made their contributions social objects that stimulated conversations and helped create some new relationships in the neighbourhood.

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A doorstop versus relationship rules

Viv Mcwaters

“When you are fully involved in a process governed by very simple relationship rules, a natural inclination takes over, and a self-organised pattern emerges that is far more orderly than anything legislation could produce.

Ten practical tips to profitable business relationships

The Bumble Bee

I am delighted to round out the coverage of this crucial area with an excellent guest article by business networking guru Tony Altham which offers ten practical tips for creating, building and sustaining profitable business relationships. Playing Connections.

Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

The idea of "connectivity infrastructure" I thought was very relevant and influenced some of the points I made in an earlier post " Enterprise 2.0: However, the organizational value is the more compelling aspect re: how these sites mediate the type of interactions and relationships necessary to master new roles and identities. Social network sites represent a connective infrastructure within personal networks.

Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

I’m in Cardiff for the Promoting Respectful Relationships on anti-bullying, and you can see on the site a rich mix of streaming video from SwitchNewMedia, live blogging from Tim Davies , and video reporting from a team of young people.

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Connecting With Customers Through Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

with demonstrable impacts in addition to the relationship and community-building aspects: There’s no shortage of folks who have been saying that social media is the next big thing. Back then, it was all about connecting and responding to customers and just making social media work. Today it's not just Dell Outlet having success connecting with customers on Twitter. Impressive results re: use of Twitter, etc.

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Cisco WebEx Connect Questions

Collaborative Thinking

Predictions: WebEx Connect will need a strong IdM (Identity Management) play and will do so either through expanding what exists within PostPath or through an acquisition or a deep partnership. The cloud-based identity service will be key to expand on social networking aspects that will emerge around WebEx Connect. What about offline - does WebEx Connect implement Dojo Offline which is based on Google Gears? Does Cisco see SaaS as equal to WebEx Connect?

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An Exercise in Balancing Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Many of you know that I write a lot about engagement and think about it as “ the process of building relationships with people and putting those relationships to work to accomplish some goal.” Co-Creative Connected connection engagement impact relationship task

Notes from the Opening General Session at IBM Connect 2013

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Orlando at the Walt Disney World Dolphin, IBM is kicking off the Opening General Session for IBM Connect. IBM Connections 4.5 - nested folders, social tagging, document workflow. -. Foresee in Germany, have integrated Connections with a full touch capable table. -. Social Edition (coming in March), IBM Connections Content Manager 4.5 They want to build a relationship. network of 191 dealers worldwide; been building customer relationships over 85 years.

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Connections make the world go round. With that, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Community & Networks Connection. And perhaps to stimulate a new connection between you and these brilliant people. . Connectable Dots.

How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

Friend Discovery services connect the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Connecting the Social Graph to the CRM. That social connection should just be discoverable.

IBM Aims at Reinventing Relationships with Northstar: We Better Watch…

Elsua

Did you have a chance to look into the brand-new shiny IBM’s Northstar tool suite that is supposed to provide us with an opportunity to reinvent relationships ? You know, one cannot get to reinvent relationships out of the blue and overnight, right?

Trust and Networks

Alchemy of Change

When trust is low and relationships are plagued by suspicion, networks collapse into brittle organizational structures that rarely offset their operational costs in real world outcomes. I suggest the following: “Networks are voluntary connections between autonomous peers.&#.

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Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

“Friend Discovery&# is a new idea for Social CRM that connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders.

Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Connect To Thrive. Social Connection Improves Health, Well-Being & Longevity. But how many of us know that social connection is as important? Social connection improves physical health and psychological well-being. One telling study showed that lack of social connection is a greater detriment to health than obesity , smoking and high blood pressure. On the the flip side, strong social connection leads to a 50% increased chance of longevity.

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Green Chameleon » Connect, Contribute, Develop

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Connect, Contribute, Develop Tony Burgess of Company Command fame made a very striking contribution on the Comprac listserve the other day, which I’m quoting here with his permission.

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

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As a company, I can start to organize my connections with people on Google+ based on a variety of factors and use that to track what I send to and receive from them. Connecting Google+ to Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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How “Membranes” Build Great Organizations

Alchemy of Change

In this article, you’ll learn about a new way of thinking about organizational boundaries; one that helps connect what’s inside the organization with what’s outside it. Networks connect us in powerful ways that simply did not exists just a decade ago.

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How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

In my last post, I wrote about how the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them. Spokespeople are just a more visible example of people who connect their organizations with the outside world.

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3 Principles of “Friend Discovery” Social CRM

Alchemy of Change

Friend Discovery connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Information about customers’ relationships with their friends belongs in those customers’ social graphs.

Wikipedia Now Crowd-Sourcing Article Ratings

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Engagement, Relationships & Connection Innovation & Technology WikipediaThe Wikipedia community is well aware of the criticisms of its reliability. So that’s why I was so interested today to stumble on a relatively new article rating system within Wikipedia.

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Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

I’m in Cardiff for the Promoting Respectful Relationships on anti-bullying, and you can see on the site a rich mix of streaming video from SwitchNewMedia, live blogging from Tim Davies , and video reporting from a team of young people.

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The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

We’re just starting to understand the implications of software capturing some representation of our relationships with people – what technologists call our “social graph.&# I just finished reading Lisa Gansky’s The Mesh and there’s much to like about the book.

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Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 Highlights – Back to Basics of Conferences! #ls12 #ibmconnect

Elsua

As more and more blog posts are starting to come along sharing further insights on some of the major highlights from the recent IBM Lotusphere and IBM Connect 2012 events held last week in Orlando, Florida, I guess it’s now time for me to start sharing my two cents on what both events were like, what I learned, what I thought were some pretty interesting developments and happenings, as well as a bunch of other tidbits that I think would prove useful to share over here in this blog.

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Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Elsua

So, when both my good friends Nancy White and Tony Karrer kindly invited me to take part of the superb initiative they just launched called " Communities and Networks Connection " where the contents of my blog [link] will be syndicated to provide some further insights on how communities and (social) networks are shaping the wider adoption of social tools within the corporate world and beyond, I just couldn’t resist such lovely offer.

The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections — Collaborating Effectively through Wikis

Elsua

Like I said, I will be responding to Andy’s blog post with a bit more detail later on this week… for now let’s go and enjoy " The Man Who Should Have Used Lotus Connections " — episode #3 and see how much you could relate to the story shared… Or not.).

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