September, 2016

Vanity Killed the Social Media Star

Elsua

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Alchemy of Change’s New Focus: the Soul

Alchemy of Change

I'm now resuscitating Alchemy of Change with a new focus on exploring the Soul. Announcements Featured Soul soul

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Trending Sources

Videoconferencing platforms for teaching online – a short video guide

e-Moderation Station

Teaching live online classes is becoming an increasingly attractive option for teachers who would like to work for themselves, from home and in their own time. However, it’s easier said than done.

Complexity and movements change culture

Chris Corrigan

As Bronagh Gallagher and I have been musing about our offering on complexity, facilitation and social justice, we have been discussing the shift in activism from ideology to evolutionary. Ideological movements try to coalesce activities and people along a line towards a fixed end state.

2016 29

Critical Examination of MOOCs by Jeremy Knox

Jenny Connected

Jeremy Knox ’s book – Posthumanism and the Massive Open Online Course. Contaminating the Subject of Global Education was published early this year. I bought the book soon after it was published but have only this summer got round to reading it.

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More Trending

The 2-minute guide to lurking

e-Moderation Station

Image by jurek d. Who lurks? Danger, strangers, criminals, and horrors all lurk (according to one concordance). And, of course, so do people in online groups. People, that is, who read others’ postings in online discussion groups or other social spaces, but don’t contribute.

2016 25

Reconciliation

Chris Corrigan

The number one job of settlers is to seek the places that unsettle you and just stay there, prepared to linger there a long time so that in your openness and vulnerability and confusion you might finally enter into relationship with the land and people you have unsettled. First Nations

2016 27

More Paintings for Sale at Community Commitment Education Center, New Orleans

Portals and KM

I have hung some more paintings for sale at the Community Commitment Education Center in New Orleans (Leonidas and Spruce). Part  Part of the center is Stella's Cafe seen below where you can get delicious drinks and food for very reasonable prices.

2016 21

Beyond Ideas: Building Open Innovation Communities

Online Community Strategy

Open Innovation Communities – where companies and customers collaborate on ideas for new products and services – can be one of the most valuable ways to invest in community engagement. Unfortunately, this type of community is also one of the most difficult to get right.

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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Elsua

2016 63

Why I’m Fasting One Day a Week

Alchemy of Change

I'm now fasting one day a week and its teaching me about the Human Body and different modes of experience. Featured Soul Body soul

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Exploring the Divided Brain – Final Reflections

Jenny Connected

22 nd August 2016 pm – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 4 (pm). This is the last post in a series of posts in which I have shared the notes I took whilst attending a 4 day course- Exploring the Divided Brain- run by Field & Field and featuring Iain McGilchrist.

2016 11

Leadership traits for working in diverse contexts

Chris Corrigan

Vu Le pays tribute today to his friend Bob Santos who was a leader in Seattle in the field of non-profit leadership and social change.

2016 14

New Paintings for Sale at La Macarena in New Orleans

Portals and KM

I just hung some new work at the Salvadorian restaurant,  La Macarena  located at 8120 Hampson St, New Orleans, just off Carrolton Ave. at Riverbend. They have wonderful Salvadoran food including pupusas, cerviche, tamales, and seafood dishes. We have eaten there several times.

2016 11

NEW ARTICLE: The Art of Quiet Networking

Partnering Resources

Image: Liz Fosslien and Mollie West. For many introverts, Susan Cain’s TED talk about introversion was a much needed affirmation of the value of the quiet style. She articulated what many of us needed to hear: there’s nothing wrong with being an introvert.

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Why Don’t You Show Your Work?

Elsua

There used to be a time when plenty of knowledge (Web) workers flocked to the Social Web to nurture, cultivate and build their own external social networks.

2016 58

Book instead of blogposts

Joitske Hulsebosch

My last blogpost is almost 4 months ago. I admire people like Richard Millington who blog faster than I can read. The reason that I did not find the time to blog is that I have written a book with Sibrenne Wagenaar called 'Leren in tijden van tweets, apps en likes '.

Exploring the Divided Brain – Creativity, paradox and negation

Jenny Connected

22 nd August 2016 am – a 4 day course with Iain McGilchrist. Day 4 (am). This is the seventh in a series of posts in which I am sharing the notes I took whilst attending a 4 day course- Exploring the Divided Brain- run by Field & Field and featuring Iain McGilchrist.

2016 11

The essence of learning as an artist

Chris Corrigan

My friend Avril Orloff shared this beautiful quote on her facebook page. “Nobody tells this to people who are beginners. I wish someone told me. All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap.

2016 11

Painting of House in Mytilini, Samos, Greece

Portals and KM

Here is a 12" square acrylic painting of a house in Mytilini Greece on the island of Samos. It was done on a recent trip there. 

2016 11

The Man, the Cry, and the Seeds

Alchemy of Change

Once there was a man who knew exactly what the Human species most needed, for he was the great seller, the mighty teller of secrets and of lies. He is a necessary evil in this sense. For he is what steals us from Heaven at all times on this plane, aside from when we are. Modern Myth

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Elsua

One of the biggest challenges I have been facing in the last couple of weeks, upon resuming my blogging mojo, while reducing my own online presence in different media tools , has been re-building my own blogroll. Remember them ?

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Best summer ever!

Viv Mcwaters

I’ve just had the best summer. Yet it wasn’t summer. Not here. And I wasn’t here. I was there, in the UK, hanging out with my friend and business buddy Johnnie Moore in Cambridge.

Community – organization difference

Learning Alliances

Since I did a talk at CHIFOO last May , I continue to think about situations where a community and an organization coincide or are closely intertwined.

How to write and why

Chris Corrigan

From a great set of advice on writing : Creativity is inexhaustible. Experiment, play, throw away. Above all be confident enough about creativity to throw stuff out. If it isn’t working, don’t cut and paste – scrap it and begin again. – Jeanette Winterston. Remind yourself, every day, that you’re doing this to try to find something out about yourself, about the world, about words and how they fit together. Writing is investigation. Just keep seeking. – Naomi Alderman. Being

New Paintings for Sale at Riccobono's in New Orleans

Portals and KM

I recently I hung more of my paintings for sale at Riccobono's Panola Street Cafe. It is located at 7801 Panola Street (504 314-1810), New Orleans. Here are a few. It is a great neighborhood breakfast and lunch place open from 7 - 2 daily.

Transformations Masterclass

Networking Action

New education opportunities for transformation and large systems change are emerging. Here’s an option by some of the most sophisticated doers and thinkers in the field, with the framework of “Transitions”, particularly popular in Europe! * * * * * … Net Dev

The Mindset of Work

Elsua

What’s the future of work? I bet that’s probably the number one single question we all keep bumping into multiple times during the course of the day and, yet, we still haven’t got a clue about what the real future of work might be like in the long run.

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Creative Facilitation training

Viv Mcwaters

Johnnie and I made this little video that describes our approach to facilitation training. It also includes some footage from our Creative Leadership workshop at King’s College, Cambridge – coming in February 2017 to Melbourne. Related posts: What is Creative facilitation?

On the Research Road: Meshing Physical & Online Community Mapping

Making CommunitySense

On the research road… In the spring, I decided to go on a “research road trip” to Silicon Valley and Northern California. The overarching research theme of my road trip was to engage in some deep learning and sharing on my main current R&D focus: community mapping.

PKM for kids?

Mathemagenic

I’ve been thinking in the last few days about a direction to organise my current experiences and thinking about learning.

Painting of Church, Mytilini Samos Greece #2

Portals and KM

Here is another 12" square acrylic painting of church in  Mytilini  Greece on the island of  Samos. It was done on a recent trip there. 

The 2-minute guide to lurking

e-Moderation Station

Image by jurek d. Who lurks? Danger, strangers, criminals, and horrors all lurk (according to one concordance). And, of course, so do people in online groups. People, that is, who read others’ postings in online discussion groups or other social spaces, but don’t contribute.

My Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week – Week #2

Elsua

I never thought I would be enjoying this much putting together this series of blog entries around my Top 5 iOS Apps of the Week as I am currently doing at the moment.

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