August, 2017

The Inside Scoop on the International Association of Business Communicators Conference

Partnering Resources

In June, I traveled to Washington, DC for my first International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) conference. I discovered the organization several years ago when they invited me to write an article for their flagship e-magazine, Communication World.

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Set up a Facebook Shop in Australia with Paypal and Stripe

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Setting up a Facebook Business Page Shop with Paypal and Stripe in Australia is not fully available yet – but you can prepare! Facebook #Australia. Dear Students Of My Facebook Course – I just want to put something out there publicly as there’s been discussion on it online.

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My first Squigl

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have made my first Squigl, a whiteboard animatie (these videos with drawings). You probably know them from RSA animate. Whiteboard animations are quite popular, but if you want a professional one, you will probably need over 1000 euros. This took me 3 hours of time to develop.

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New publication – Community Digital Storytelling for Collective Intelligence: towards a Storytelling Cycle of Trust

Making CommunitySense

Copeland and A. de Moor (2017). Community Digital Storytelling for Collective Intelligence: towards a Storytelling Cycle of Trust. AI & Society, [link] (download preprint or read article online ). Abstract.

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Blog>> Is a Happy Worker a Productive Worker?

Green Chameleon

I network with a lot of people as part of scraping together a living, and they tend to mainly come from the HR and IT spaces.

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Holidays in Canada

Joitske Hulsebosch

Canadian taking our picture I just returned from a vacation in West Canada. It was not my own idea to go there, my from husband and daughter really wanted to go. I did not really know Canada except maybe the remote farm of Riks from Farmers wants a wife. It is a very special country!

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New publication – Community Digital Storytelling for Collective Intelligence: towards a Storytelling Cycle of Trust

Making CommunitySense

Copeland and A. de Moor (2017). Community Digital Storytelling for Collective Intelligence: towards a Storytelling Cycle of Trust. AI & Society, [link] ( preprint ). Abstract. Digital storytelling has become a popular method for curating community, organisational, and individual narratives.

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Why We Eat So Badly (and No One Is To Blame)

How to Save the World

W hen I came to appreciate how complex systems work, it enabled me to take a more dispassionate and sympathetic look at the myriad of problems and predicaments facing us.

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Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

I was honored to be asked to keynote the SWARM Community Managers Conference in Sydney this week, hosted by conference Co-Founders Alison Michalk and Venessa Paech. The conference featured a range of topics and an impressive group of expert practitioners sharing their views on Community building.

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Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf sketchnotes graphicrecording

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Mapping complexity theory

Chris Corrigan

If you are as much as a complexity theory geek as I am becoming, you might appreciate this map by Brian Castellani that links to the founders of the various branches of complexity science.

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Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf sketchnotes graphicrecording

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Full Circle Associates

Choconancy1 posted a photo: ngf sketchnotes graphicrecording

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Lughnasa under smoky skies

Chris Corrigan

Where I live, on a small island off the west coast of Canada, the traditional Celtic season markers make more sense for our community rhythms and the cycles of our landscape than the solar seasonal calendar, and I’m not as versed in the Skwxwu7mesh seasons well enough to relate to those.

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Building Modern Communities #SwarmConf

Online Community Strategy

I was honored to be asked to keynote the SWARM Community Managers Conference in Sydney this week, hosted by conference Co-Founders Alison Michalk and Venessa Paech. The conference featured a range of topics and an impressive group of expert practitioners sharing their views on Community building.

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The Hanged Man

How to Save the World

When I was younger, two Tarot Cards turned up repeatedly in readings done for me: The Hanged Man, and the Fool. The Hanged Man was interpreted at the time as a sign that I was destined for a life of self-sacrifice, and possibly asceticism.

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Fourth Composition

How to Save the World

I’m pleased to present my fourth composition, entitled Konpasition. Once again it’s entirely original (no loops, no samples).

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Appreciating Kauffman

Chris Corrigan

One of the things I am learning reading Stuart Kauffman’s book “ Reinventing the Sacred ” is just how powerful and pervasive the phenomenon of creative emergence is at every level in our world.

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The creative challenge

Chris Corrigan

Nadia has a small piece this morning on one element of good design, reflecting on a book review by Ian Pinasoo. I like the way she puts this: Great workshops are based on a creative challenge. A creative challenge is real and not fake. It matters.

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