What’s Your Purpose?

Elsua

When looking into it with a bit more detail though, one can find that perhaps, right at the heart of the matter, one of the most powerful reasons as to why that happens is because most organisations haven’t been able to answer properly the one question that matters: ‘ What’s your purpose?’.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

Greg mentions on that succinct tweet how he will be looking forward to potentially settle down on a single social networking site for 2012 and beyond to stay focused, which seems to be, and rightly so, the focus of attention nowadays for plenty of people, if I may add so myself.

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Trending Sources

A new mapping tool: useful for research purposes

Jenny Connected

It seems to involve a way of thinking that just doesn’t come naturally and interpreting other people’s maps seems to be beyond me. Learner experiences – particularly ‘hidden’ experiences; what cannot be seen; the alternative view or people on the boundaries.

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Power of Purpose: How Solid Purpose Generates Strategic Strength

Partnering Resources

Purpose is one of the most powerful tools organizations have to support strategy. A good purpose places a stake in the ground, declaring what the organization values. Powerful Purpose Statements. A recent visit to UT’s website showed that they watered down their purpose.

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

Alchemy of Change

If there’s such a thing as an organizational membrane, it needs to be able to respond both logically and emotionally to a world deeply shaped by the thoughts and actions of real people. That shift is the long-term focus and purpose of my work as a writer, builder, citizen and father.

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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# What’s more important is what the service actually does with all those connected people. Yes, Twitter connects people – lots of people.

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Purpose/Outcome What is the desired purpose and outcome for the group? What is the INTENT behind the purpose? People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. Where will these people come from?

Organizational Entropy and Information Abuse

Evolving Web

This is a protective or entropic mode – the focus is now inward. Why do people feel that obfuscation and withholding information is useful? People leading large companies are already scared of tomorrow. Power corrupts – but corrupt people are not evil.

2008 77

10 Ways to Help Your People Shine

How to Save the World

But we’ve discovered that this Pattern Language is being applied by some of the 2000+ people and organizations using it in ways we had never imagined. Unearth Your Organization’s Shared Values (and those you share with the people using your products and services).

The future of online sharing is mobile, appified and people-centred

Social Reporter

I first posted this on socialreporters.net , where John popham and I are blogging for Big Lottery Fund about development of People Powered Change. I wanted to find whether experience in the private and public sector could be useful in development of People Powered Change as a knowledge-sharing space. An increasing problem in knowledge sharing is that people want a kind of one-stop-shop, but find content spread around lots of different places.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

It has built a “ social network application &# that enables its most active customers to create and connect information, and in so doing generate a “real time information network&# used by over a hundred million people around the world to “discover what’s happening now.&#

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Purpose/Outcome What is the desired purpose and outcome for the group? What is the INTENT behind the purpose? People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. Where will these people come from?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Purpose/Outcome What is the desired purpose and outcome for the group? What is the INTENT behind the purpose? People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. Where will these people come from?

Online Community Purpose Checklist | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Purpose/Outcome What is the desired purpose and outcome for the group? What is the INTENT behind the purpose? People are busy and if they don’t see and understand the purpose and its value, they won’t participate. Where will these people come from?

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

Socialtext Helps Companies Find the People Inside - The Static to Social Intranet

Michael Sampson - Currents

The key focus is on making the intranet more "social": " First generation intranets and portal technologies have aggregated enterprise systems and enabled self?service They have been document repositories that make it difficult for people to find what they need to get their job done. The specific Socialtext tools include: - Signals, a Twitter-like service for internal people. An summary of interesting Signals, delivered to people by email.

Expanding Web Search Part One: Focused Search-Based Applications

Portals and KM

Exalead is not competing here but focusing instead on the other end of the market, operating in the long tail by enabling businesses to create purpose-built search-based applications. Eric said there are many applications, such as this tracking system, with very focused requirements.

The Essence of Collaboration Is Selfishness - Gartner Blog Network

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Andrea Di Maio is a vice president and distinguished analyst in Gartner Research, where he focuses on the public sector, with particular reference to e-government strategies, Web 2.0, As we try to understand why so many social media endeavors fail in enterprises, we should remind ourselves that our individual purpose will always prevail over a community one. I disagree, a lot of people experience a positive feeling or a feeling of well-being by doing something for someone else.

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CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

CoP Series #3: Community - without people?

Nancy White

focused on CoPs in a learning context –> From: Darren Sidnick’s Learning & Technology: Community - because without people, you just have a pile of content. Community - because without people, you just have a pile of content.

SAP StreamWork for Direct Relief International: To Focus and Accelerate Projects

Michael Sampson - Currents

SAP StreamWork published a case study on how Direct Relief International is using SAP StreamWork for collaborative decision-making : " Humanitarian aid organization Direct Relief International has been bringing critically needed medicines and supplies to people affected by poverty, disaster or civil unrest for more than 60 years. In 2010, the organization selected SAP software to help it get personnel and supplies to the right places and people as efficiently as possible.

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Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

What’s Deep: Connecting to Our Greater Purpose. Lisa McLeod , in her keynote talk on Leading with Noble Purpose, reminded us of the importance of having a clear and compelling purpose. For a practical example of how powerful purpose can be, stop asking people what they do.

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How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Which Covers: Purpose vs Values, Tribes & Customer Avatar (Targeted Comms),Spaces and Platforms, Roles and Personal Brand Gamification, Engagement Life Cycles & Call To Actions, Key Influencers, Voice & Etiquette, Campaign & Activities, Rituals & Conversation Diary.

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Green Chameleon » The Technology Question in KM Tools

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about The Technology Question in KM Tools In my recent posts I was rather focusing on some soft factors of implementing knowledge related activities, like suggestions for organising your knowledge or on how to promote knowledge management initiatives. In my work, we focus around 80% of our time on these soft ingredients; but still, 20% of the work is the underlying technology.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 20 2008 CoP Series #3: Community – without people? Community – because without people, you just have a pile of content.

Social networks and informal support: the big shift for policy

Neighbourhoods

When people can use their social networks to get support without going through formal agencies, there are social and economic benefits. The main points that dominated discussion of Dutch care practice were these: Focus on the strengths and resources of the individual, not on their problems.

KM4Dev and Bev and Etienne Wenger-Trayner – April 6-7 2017

Full Circle Associates

Like hanging out with fun and interesting people? Our focus is communities of practice: the heaven and everything else. Together, the two days will link the essential anchor of purpose, with an emerging framework for assessing our progress towards purpose.

2017 24

Focusing on the Ends, rather than the Means « Product Four

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

matter) HOME about my presentations Focusing on the Ends, rather than the Means Collaboration is a means, not an end. Now lets focus on some of those ends – Many of which have been in the news and media this last couple of weeks for a wide variety of reasons.

When This All Gets Cool, It’s All about The People and Your Passion

Elsua

or whatever other " expression " you would want to use: it’s all about the people; and it’s all about passion, your passion! They are all about the people behind them, and tools are just that: tools. Yes, it’s all about the people!

Large Group Ice Breakers: Free Twenty Questions Activity

Partnering Resources

However, icebreakers have a good purpose: they help people get oriented to who is in the room, focus their energy on the meeting, and participate actively. Twenty Questions is an easy icebreaker that quickly gets people talking and laughing.

2014 69

Report On Intranet Analytics – Required Reading for Collaboration Teams and Analytics Vendors

Michael Sampson - Currents

In describing the purpose of the report, Sam Marshall (Director) says: We want to move the focus away from reporting about platforms and onto reporting about how an intranet is being used from a business perspective: Who is engaged?

2016 70

Blog>> Practitioner Guidelines for Knowledge Audits

Green Chameleon

Get formal support and buy-in for the audit scoping from senior management – be clear about the level of resources, participation and time required, from them, and from their people. c)Preparing: Identify the major focus areas to explore for surveys, interviews, focus groups. Communicate to all stakeholders and participants what the audit’s purpose is, what their involvement will be, and what the desired outcomes are.

2017 53

Redefine the Workplace of the Future with Social Learning

Elsua

We just can’t formalise what we don’t even know, i.e. how people learn while on the job. People learn better when they are in charge. 8 Reasons to Focus on Informal & Social Learning.

2012 121

The Beginning of a New Work Adventure – Joining panagenda!

Elsua

It all begun by tapping into one’s own social networks, where, usually, the magic happens : you know, you get to talk and converse with people who know you rather well (probably even better than you do yourself!)

2017 90

Never Underestimate the Power of Education and Enablement

Elsua

Yes, we will be having an education and enablement programme with a very thorough overview of features and capabilities , because, you know, we need to ensure people understand fully the huge potential they now have at their fingertips.

2016 55

The Arbejdsglaede of Employee Engagement

Elsua

Or put together in simpler terms: people no longer owning or caring for their work. You’re suspicious of other people’s motives.

2013 – The Year of Social HR

Elsua

For what purpose? And, overall, bring back into the conversation topics like equity, democracy, meritocracy, social eminence, trust , open knowledge sharing and collaboration, meaning, purpose, focus, motivation and so forth, which have been missing on HR’s narrative for far too long!

2013 114

Social Business in 2013 – An Opportunity (Open Business)

Elsua

This piece would also highlight a shift of focus and purpose for yours truly with regards to the overall theme of Social Networking for Business. Well, as of today, and while I move on shifting my focus into that where to next … I have created a couple of new categories.

2013 119

The State of Social Business – A State of Maturity?

Elsua

While most people would think either way, that is, either direction, I tend to think we are somewhere in between. And, in most cases, people are realising they no longer need Facebook as a helping hand to deliver those messages.

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