Helping Others to “See Differently”

Michael Sampson - Currents

It’s was a great celebration of life and living, and we enjoyed seeing family and friends share the dancing, food, fun and speeches of the night. While seeing differently can start with one, it can’t succeed without more.

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Influencers- Friend or Stranger?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Do you listen more to strangers or to friends ? Digg has changed it’s social networking strategy from spotlighting key influencers who “digg&# a lot of articles to collect followers (crowd gatherers) to news from your friends. Cos that’s a friend no?

Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

About a year ago, I was asked if I could help make a traditional scientific symposium ( International Glaciology Symposium on High Mountain Asia ) into something different. Friend making. This is typical for most meeting goers and we wanted to make this one different.

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Death is a friend of life

Jenny Connected

In a recent discussion that Iain had with Jordan Peterson, Peterson said that death is a friend of life (in Iain’s words, a friend of being) and a necessary stage in life. Neither did she die alone, but was surrounded by those who understood that ‘death is a friend of life’.

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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. How Friend Discovery Works. They also know what products my friends have.

Take a Seat – Make a Friend?

Elsua

It’s a 5 minute long clip under the title “ Take a Seat – Make a Friend?

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Making a difference

Viv Mcwaters

We talk of making a difference. It is these small gestures that probably make the biggest difference. Things might have gone differently. Making a difference is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. Email this to a friend?

Friends and community

Viv Mcwaters

This last week I was reminded just how valuable friends and community are, especially for those of us who (mostly) work alone. I pointed out that that was a 5 million difference. So to my friends on skype, on Facebook, on ning and on email – a heartfelt thank you.

Travelling a different road

Viv Mcwaters

I am confident though, that although it’s a different road that I’m travelling, it’s one worth exploring. Travelling a different road is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. Email this to a friend?

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

Alchemy of Change

In this post, you’ll learn about a new branch of “Social CRM&# called &# Friend Discovery&# that will make it radically easier to find your friends inside the organizations you care about. I’m the bridge they need to reach my friends.

Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

About a year ago, I was asked if I could help make a traditional scientific symposium ( International Glaciology Symposium on High Mountain Asia ) into something different. Friend making. This is typical for most meeting goers and we wanted to make this one different.

2015 130

Community, New & Familiar Friends

Nancy White

The Central Market meetup was really an extraordinary treat as these four wonderful guys each brought something different that magically connected to what was a very coherent “whole&# for me. Saturday was a great day in Adelaide.

Radical Management – A Different Kind of CEO

Elsua

During the course of yesterday, my good friend, the always insightful Ana Silva was wondering, over in Twitter , and in her own blog, too!, under the heading “ The Cluetrain Manifesto on art, work and life “, about potential new books to read during the summer vacation.

Bumping into friends

Digital Habitats

Difference in perspective between “what can we make/do with these [tools, platform]&# versus what do we need the [tool, platform] to do for us? (Cross-posted from the CPsquare blog…). One of the great things about the sustained connections we make through CPsquare is that when you bump into people in other settings there’s such a strong connection. There are common interests, common vocabulary, and an extraordinary willingness to share insights.

Friends for Real

Hildy Gottlieb

And that the next time you hear someone talking about “raising friends for your organization&# as simply a prerequisite mechanism to asking for money, that you will send this to them. Her best friend passed away a few years ago. They were neighbors, and they became friends.

A crappy bronco ride on a chipped pony: Advice for Liz's friend

Endless Knots

"My friend L is now at the end of the road; likely to die within a few days. Phone it in to the funeral home: Our friend Tom went to the funeral home with me a few hours after Jeff died to make “arrangements.” "I'm writing for some advice," the note from Liz began.

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How to add Friends to Groups or Lists or Filters in Facebook

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Before the new Facebook interface was fully launched, I mentioned that it would be a good idea to plan some groups for you to filter your friends into. Lists like “business&# or “cute&# or “mum and her friends&# or guys at work&# or “guys at footy&#. So, I was trying to figure out how to put my friends into different groups (filter them) in Facebook and found it a bit tricky so thought I’d share it here: EASIEST- WHEN ADDING AS A Facebook FRIEND.

What would a family friendly community meeting look like (besides noisy)?

Michelle Laurie

We speak differently to each other (often kinder). Different segments of community will have different priorities. Some ways we could make meetings more inclusive of families are: Include family-friendly in the advertising.

2015 151

What a difference three decades makes

Viv Mcwaters

It’s easy to forget how useful these tools can be, to stay connected, and to connect, to share good and bad news, and to feel simultaneously, part of a small, select group of good friends, and the global community.

What would a family friendly community meeting look like (besides noisy)?

Michelle Laurie

We speak differently to each other (often kinder). Different segments of community will have different priorities. Some ways we could make meetings more inclusive of families are: Include family-friendly in the advertising.

2015 130

Accentuate our differences

Chris Corrigan

” One little line stood out, something about the fact that in evolution, little differences are what provide us with evolutionary potential. Finding the pathway of best evolutionary potential requires that we introduce diversity and difference into the system.

2016 49

Adoption of Mobile Devices and Apps—What's Different?

Michael Sampson - Currents

In the second-to-last blog post I'll be writing for The Smarter Office, I posted about adoption of mobile devices and apps , and how the current dynamics are different to collaboration systems: ". So what do we say is driving this adoption, and how is it different to collaboration systems? While there is often social pressure from friends and coworkers to buy the latest gear, it’s in an individual capacity that they are used.

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Making Real Friends: The Heart of Community Engagement

Hildy Gottlieb

I hope these stories inspire you to get out there and engage friends for the causes you believe in! Friend Raising: What it is, and Especially What it is NOT. In my real life, I don’t have friends so they’ll pay my bills.

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Micro-blogging: Friend or Foe For Unified Communications

Collaborative Thinking

While somewhat different than collaborative workspaces (which are persistant and often document centric), the notion that we can/should communicate in spaces versus channels (ala e-mail and instant messaging) is an intriguing trend and worth exploring. One my last reports recently was published by Gartner on the topic of enterprise micro-blogging.

Issues that Make Personal Kanban Different

Evolving Web

If you get a sudden invitation to coffee from a friend you never see, you want to be able to go – but it will impact your work. This is the second post in Jim Benson's Personal Kanban series. Personal kanban is going to have some divergence from industrial kanban.

Enterprise 2.0: Two Success Stories on Connecting People with People to Make a Difference!

Elsua

It’s amazing how, in most cases, we may all be working for different companies, different industries, different business areas, yet our challenges all seem to be down to the same dead-end: the corporate culture AND how to change it to make it more 2.0

2010 228

Collaborative Thinking: Timeout For Something Different

Collaborative Thinking

Im passing this pointer along because (A) the product was created by a friend of mine and her sister-in-law, (B) the product is actually quite creative and really useful and (C) I always find it fascinating how things can become viral.

2007 130

Unannounced visits: family, friends, salespeople

Neighbourhoods

But the figures for family (35%) and friends (36%) are encouraging. The regional differences (eg family in London, 25%; in Northern Ireland, 49%) are stark if unsurprising.

Social Media Teams: Different on the Agency Side than Internal

Web Social Architecture

But on the agency side, the whole thing is different. To be sure, social media specialty agencies (I have friends at several of them) provide a tremendously valuable service with their depth of expertise in social media.

Accepting Friends on Facebook vs. LinkedIn Social Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

A Facebook friend recently asked about accepting friend requests on social networking sites , and I promised to discuss the matter. Accepting Friends on Facebook. You also need to be selective, because Facebook friends are limited. Accepting Friends on LinkedIn.

Friends? Colleagues? Where’s the Line?

Hildy Gottlieb

A young man sent this response: “While I agree that a colleague can be a friend and vice-versa, I do think that it is better not to mix these two spheres.&#. My response three years ago to my friend’s question grows more accurate every day. *.

Facebook Agrees To Set Friend Lists Free. Mashups With Twitter Lists Should Follow.

Collaborative Thinking

name of the list on which someone is associated with - how many different lists is someone one, etc). Today, during the Filtering the Stream roundtable at our RealTime CrunchUp , Seesmic’s Loic Le Meur asked why Facebook isn’t giving third parties access to their Friend Lists. Facebook Agrees To Set Friend Lists Free.

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Should you friend your students? The short answer is no

SocialTech

I've been talking about the document a lot recently, and I want to just explore in a little more detail the thinking behind the advice given to school employees regarding friending students in social networking services. The actual text is (with my emphasis): ‘Friending’ refers to the act of giving contacts permission to view information or contact you within web-based services. If you have a social networking account, do not friend pupils or add them to your contact lists.

/Message: Everything Is Different

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In 1929, Karinthy published his forty-sixth book, a collection of short stories entitled “Everything Is Different” (Minden masképpen van), which is now out of print and apparently lost to us. /Message « Enterprise 2.0

With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Path Path calls itself “The Personal Network&# because it’s determined to go against the example set by Twitter Twitter ’s follower model; you are limited to just 50 friends on Path. With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter [.]

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Including difference to strengthen a movements

Chris Corrigan

” They were realizing that the guy they had elected was no friend of theirs after all. Heard a great story today. I’m at a conference of union activists who are working to build their activist muscles up and do work in communities. One of the presenters here is Jason Sidener, who I’ve enjoyed spending a couple of hours with. Jason is the Member Mobilization Coordinator for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

Working with cultural differences

Chris Corrigan

One of the things that folks in the rest of indigenous North America don’t realize about the cultures of the west coast is how radically different they are from the cultures of the plains, desert and forests of the rest of North America. I was faced with these two different cultural contexts in the last two weeks as I went about my work facilitating groups. Every culture is different, has different thoughts about speech and different ways power is used.

Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blog About Ed Projects Services Social Networks: Communities: a difference or two October 19, 2007 – 11:49 am There is some confusion about what ’social networks’ and ‘communities’ are, and where they differ. To complicate this, I have heard people relating the different words to different technical platforms differently, if you know what I mean. How many ‘friends’ you have is an explicit indicator of influence.

qualities of different social experience models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Friday August 01, 2008 Qualities of different social experience models (why there is no single idea behind "Community") I read Jonathan Trenns recent posts on the fallacy of community (and more on it ) which seems to argue the concept of community but combine a number of different elements together: culture (mostly), governance, and structure. My previous post showing my list of different modesl for social experiences focuses just on the structural component.

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Anecdote: The difference between cooperation and coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

We are interested in when its unhelpful to collaborate, examples of when collaboration has failed, and how collaboration differs from similar terms such as co-operation and co-ordination. So on the question of cooperation vs. collaboration I decided to phone a friend, well Skype chat some friends, and get their gut response to the question: What do you think is the difference between cooperation and collaboration?

Anecdote: The difference between communities of practice and knowledge networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Now, if you take extreme examples like your LinkedIn contacts (a network) and Shell’s Turbodudes (a CoP of geologists interested in turbidites) the difference between the two forms of organising are clear. Send this entry to: Email this entry to a friend View the Technorati Link Cosmos for this entry Trackback Pings TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Comments Shawn - I think there is a big element of truth in this.

HP Researchers Design Intelligent Social Network with Focus on "Real" Friends

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

New from HP's Social Computing Lab comes news of Friendlee, an entirely new kind of social network that focuses on the intimate connections between close friends, family, and colleagues. How Friendlee is Different.

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Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Practice on a friend or colleague. How many different time zones might be represented by the group? Will there be subgroups that work on different things? Do the interactions need to be synchronous (same time) and/or asynchronous (different time) interactions?