October, 2016

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Mastering the Art of Collaboration Through Conversation


. Can you have too many conversations at work? To quote: . More than anything else, because, if anything, as a knowledge (Web 2.0) At all. Ah-ha!

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Seeing Deeply Through the Medium of Technology

Alchemy of Change

As medium has become message, we must learn to see more deeply, beyond our distracted, glassy reflections. Featured Soul

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Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Forward

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier in this series: 1 – Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Back. Looking Forward. How will success be measured? And so on. Interesting!

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‘Easy and safe’ is over-rated

Viv Mcwaters

Working with groups generates lots of dynamics. I want to focus on the dynamic between the facilitator and the group. There’s a long held position about facilitation that the facilitator needs to make the task easy for the group, and to create a safe space. I disagree. I want to be (not literally) spoon fed. They will work it out.

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Societal Change Systems: A Framework to Address Wicked Problems

Networking Action

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Interview with Cirrus Insight on User Adoption – for Salesforce

Michael Sampson - Currents

Salesforce adoption is one of the biggest issues facing orgs today. It’s costing you money. Read the blog post: on Cirrus Insight.

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The Future of Crowdsourcing: An Interview With Bastian Unterberg of Jovoto

Online Community Strategy

Bastian Unterberg, Founder & CEO of Jovoto. Q: What motivated you to start jovoto? What motivates them? It is a win-win-win situation for everyone.

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The Power of Marrying Facilitation and Sector Expertise

Net-Map Toolbox

These are high level platforms, facilitating regular meetings and results oriented dialogues between public and private sectors actors.

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Household activities as part of homeschooling curriculum


Emily have learnt how to vacuum clean and is very proud of it. I always say that in our family household work is an important part of the curriculum.

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The Illusion of Control


that is, the workforce. workers, may have to blame ourselves for that to happen in this Social, Digital Age. It’s not our job to worry about that.

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Painting of Greek Fishing Boat

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of fishing boat on the island of  Samos. I have three photo albums covering my art. Charles Ave.,

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Your Future with SharePoint? Answer the 5 W’s

Michael Sampson - Currents

Earlier in this series: 1 – Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Back. 2 – Your Future with SharePoint? Looking Forward. Where?

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The two not-so-secret secrets about Creative Facilitation

Viv Mcwaters

There’s no big secret to Creative Facilitation , it comes down to two things: using creative processes that allow people to really participate, and showing up as a facilitator that people feel able to trust. The hard part is letting go of all those practices that squeeze the life out of meetings. Related posts: What is Creative facilitation?

Can we actually practice graphic recording after just a 4 hour workshop? Yes! Part 2

Full Circle Associates

How are they using their new skills? Part 3 will share the graphic recordings I did with a little reflection on my own process. ” Agriman.

Blog>> KM Practitioner Interview Series: Arief Amron

Green Chameleon

Arief Amron joined the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia as Head of Knowledge Management in February 2014. The main challenge is in moving forward.

Can IBM Watson Workspace Save Our Productivity?


Apparently, our productivity as employees has been plummeting since the mid 70s. Yes, indeed, you are reading it right, since the mid 70s ! You see?

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Painting of Lemons, Mytilini, Samos Greece

Portals and KM

Here is a 16" x 20" square acrylic painting of lemons in  Mytilini  Greece on the island of  Samos. Charles Ave.,

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Acknowledging the Work of Others

Michael Sampson - Currents

Writing for HBR Online, last year Amy Gallo wrote an article entitled How to Respond When Someone Takes Credit for Your Work : There’s nothing more infuriating than someone taking credit for your work. How should you handle these situations? Is it okay to speak up right then and there? Or should you keep quiet? Here’s what I noticed: 1.

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How I share online

Joitske Hulsebosch

This is my contribution to the blogcarnaval of the LOSmakers. The subject is online sharing of knowledge and experiences. " I'm convinced!

Can we learn graphic recording in 4 hours and actually DO something? YES! Part 1

Full Circle Associates

Rarely do I get to go to an event with graphic recording as my primary duty. This first post is about the workshop itself. Stick figures. Bean people.

Social Media for Schools #NBN October 2016

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are Q&A sessions and so on starting at 4pm. Session for Staff managing social profiles, pages & groups (Eg. Facebook or elsewhere).

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement


After all, everyone can tweet, blog, share a status update, or perhaps a file and what not. Who wouldn’t want to buy into that, right? 30 minutes.

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Third best job in the world

Viv Mcwaters

My job – working with groups, helping them come alive, unearth their creativity and make discoveries – is the third best job in the world.

Transitioning to Office 365: Becoming the Adoption Superhero for Your Firm

Michael Sampson - Currents

My talk at Ignite 2016 was called Transitioning to Office 365: Becoming the Adoption Superhero for Your Firm. Enjoy.

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Painting of Church, Mytilini, Samos Greece #3

Portals and KM

Here is a 24" square acrylic painting of church in  Mytilini  Greece on the island of  Samos. One is Willie Mae’s Uptown.

I am the Immigrant to my Neighborhood Crows…

Full Circle Associates

I have been intrigued by Seattle’s crows since I moved here in 1981. Don’t bother my kids, and they won’t bother yours.”

Can you engage introverts in social learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Introverts love to stay indoors and have difficulties expressing themselves, while extraverts are outgoing and enjoy telling all their stories. Tip 1.

Enabling Early Adopters to Lead Your Change Initiatives


My dear fellow BlueIQ Ambassadors ? Are you all still out there? The* weird one. Remember them? Of course, I know you do! Great! you name it.

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Societal Change Systems: A Framework to Address Wicked Problems

Networking Action

Issues such as climate change, poverty, sustainable agriculture, and health care are described as wicked, messy, complex, and multi-level: they involve many hundreds of organizations at a national level; at a global level this easily increases to many thousands. Their … Published Articles

Becoming an Adoption Superhero – My Session at Ignite 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the time of writing, Microsoft Ignite New Zealand starts in 21 days, 21 hours, 48 minutes, and 55 seconds. That countdown timer is still going.

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Update on Living Well in the Digital Age 3

Social Reporter

My recent blogging is at mediablends.com including these posts about the Joined Up Digital initiative I’ve been working on with the Centre for Ageing Better. The @agenoretirement Festival builds on #joinedupdigital connector plans: create local community coops where #agedoesnotmatter. Fortunately a new option is emerging. All posts

Citizen science and public engagement perspectives

Taming the spaces

I attended in Oslo Science Park the seminar on citizen participation, expertise, and knowledge sharing in cultural heritage archives and natural history institutions. The seminar dealt with different aspects, which i found interesting to keep a record about. museum research

My elephant in the dark


A visit from Gabriela , bringing back memories of the golden era of blogging and triggering an exploration of optics uses in medieval paintings , also brings something else. I look back at my own path and wonder how all of my experiences of work and blogging are useful now and what I’m going to do in the future with my experiences now.

Never Underestimate Your Innate Ability to Network Through Conversation


. Summer is over. ‘ Back to work. Back to blogging! At all times. And, of course, I failed. . It was just fantastic! Literally. . My goodness!

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