Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

The Bumble Bee

This article offers an introduction to these ten foundations. A symbiotic relationship exists between the VEN Community and VEN Projects. future relationships and ownership of customers) and hybrid matters.

Chit Chat + Relationship Building = $

Michelle Laurie

Networking is a medium to create relationships, learn about people and ultimately build trust. These are the foundations for knowledge management. What does small talk have to do with Knowledge Management? Everything according to Canada’s national news.

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Collaborators, Cooperators and People I Learn From


So I decided to look deeper, in retrospect, and try to define for myself the kinds of relationships I have built over the years with the people who I used to follow on Twitter and see how I would be able to group them accordingly. Collaborators , Cooperators and People I Learn From.

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Without Relationship, We Are Nothing

Hildy Gottlieb

One of the things we learned in the week with our Consultants Class was the extreme value placed by the Maori on relationship-building. “It It is expected that every session will absolutely open by building a foundation of relationship between those in the room.

The Messiness of Rhizomatic Learning – Words Steal My Intent

Jenny Connected

Week 2 of Dave Cormier’s open online course - Rhizomatic Learning – the community is the curriculum – is at end, and what a messy week it has been. ‘ What do the adjectives ‘rhizomatic’ and ‘deep’ add to the abstract noun ‘learning’.

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My personal year of learning about evaluation

Chris Corrigan

For a number of years I have been studying and learning about evaluation. All of this learning and relationship has made me a more conscious facilitator and strategist.

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#PLENK2010 The relevance of learning theories

Jenny Connected

I was interested to see what George would come up with re the relationship between learning theories and PLE/PLNs. Dave Cormier has posted somewhere – I think – that this is a hard week in a MOOC – probably made even harder by the subject of learning theories :-). I wouldn’t claim to know a lot about learning theories and certainly not all the learning theories that George mentioned, but I do know that they have strongly influenced my life as a teacher.

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Trusting People in This Social Age Is a Tough Job!


‘ But this is about relationships. Relationships are built on human interactions, on imperfections, not PR, on care, not follow-backs.’. Yes, indeed, this is all about relationships ! Freelancing Knowledge Management Learning Open Business Open Leadership

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The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist


The Internet changed my life 17 years ago, and my relationship with it is still going strong. It was that time as well when I realised that, if anything, the main purpose for the Web was to help us connect, build relationships, collaborate more effectively and eventually do our jobs better.

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What I learned from winning the Cup with my team

Chris Corrigan

In my work life I work with some pretty good teams, especially with my friends in the Berkana Collaborative with whom I have tight and deep relationships. Train and learn together. A foundation of basic skills is essential.

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Introducing Network Thinking: A Mobile Approach to Customer Communities

Online Community Strategy

We know companies that invest in creating networks of relationships perform better than those that don’t. We also know that customers connected to a company’s “network of relationships” are more valuable. WHY are they motivated to build relationships with each other? .

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Leadership Maxims, Avoiding a CoP Mid-Life Crisis, Library Clips, Knowledge and Learning Toolkit, Ten Commandments for Business Failure

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Summary from the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Networks Digest. Toolkit for Knowledge and Learning. A previous blog post featured the PDF version of Tools for Knowledge and Learning: A Guide for Development and Humanitarian Organizations. Strategy development - This competency relates to how an organization might start to look at its knowledge and learning in a strategic manner.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

For that it helps to have formal models of some sort, so we can make sense of, and further enable, learning at individual, community and environmental levels. These days, OODA loops are also applied to understand commercial operations and learning processes.

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Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work – #e2conf Highlights


There will be other entries that I will be putting together over the course of the next few days sharing along what else I learned throughout the event, but for now, let’s get things started with this one: Social Task Management – When Social Business Got Down to Work.

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How I use social media

Nancy White

“Eminds&# was where I learned that online relationships can be real, how they get real, and how they break and fail. You can try something and if it doesn’t work, learn, adjust and try again. Online Learning Together. Communities of Practice and Learning.

Acceptance in the Flow of Facilitation

Nancy White

Via a tweet today from @HHG I came across a blog post from author Susan Piver on Buddhism and Relationships: 3 Stages to Heal a Broken Heart. Develop a non-judgmental relationship with your mind. via Buddhism and Relationships: 3 Stages to Heal a Broken Heart | Susan Piver.

Tinkering and Playing with Knowledge

Nancy White

It is for me a deeply ingrained practice of learning both by myself and with others, particularly in my communities of practice. . www.johnseelybrown.com “I am what I create&# says John Seely Brown addressing the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching - Stanford, CA, Oct.

#PLENK2010 Curation and Balance

Jenny Connected

There has been lots of discussion this week about whether Personal Learning Environment (PLE) and/or Personal Learning Network (PLN) are the right terms to describe what this is all about and some recognition that this a semantics issue. Stephen Downes points out that personal is an OK term if you think about [Personal Learning] Network as opposed to [Personal] Learning Network – and similarly for PLE. power relationships in networks.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

December 1, 2007 Saturday Links of the Week -- December 1, 2007 All About Polyamory: The website of Anita Wagner, with a ton of very useful and wise information about how to make polyamorous relationships, circles and communities work. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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Modelling, not shaping

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Tweet In social networks we can learn from each other; modelling behaviours, telling stories, and sharing what we know. The theory has often been called a bridge between behaviorist and cognitive learning theories because it encompasses attention, memory, and motivation.

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Designing with introverts in mind

Chris Corrigan

As a process designer, creating good meeting and learning spaces for introverts has long been a blind spot for me. That wasn’t through their fault – it was the fault of my process design that never took their learning styles into account.

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Beat the Conference Blahs

Partnering Resources

Adults learn how to apply knowledge through practice and application. Several speakers share knowledge at the beginning of the day to whet people’s thinking and lay a foundation for conversation. Game-Based Conference Format: Learn through Play.

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Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Providing support for projects to tell, share and learn from stories including surgeries and games. The posts on the BIG blog are from Your Square Mile , Media Trust , UnLtd , NESTA and the Young Foundation.

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Social Architecture (a manifesto) | Management Innovation eXchange

John Tropea - Delicious Community

relationship management, 3. The truth is that relationships are no longer hierarchical, they have become tribal. But ther is an enormous downside: learned helplessness. Implementation is a relationship thing. Relationship is not the final destination of our work.

Get to Know Your Virtual Colleagues as People - and Good Things Happen (to Important Things Like Productivity)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Larry talks about the power of non-task and personal relationships as a contributor to the performance of distributed teams: " Most managers know about the water cooler effect. Not so much for what they specifically say about performance and collaboration as much as what they imply about the importance of social relationships to both. ". It will create a good foundation for future work. and greatly speed the relationship building.

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Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Funds are committed to our men’s health partners, the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia andbeyondblue: the national depression initiative and the Movember Foundation. Want to know how to change Facebook to Talk Like A Pirate? Want to know why ?

Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

In the two days prior to the meetup, representatives of living labs (hubs, experimental learning spaces, etc.) Lessons learned in Lab 2: Focus on people, not spaces. Social innovation is to experiment with new ways of seeing the world, new relationships, power dynamics and practices.

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Making sure your research doesn’t sit on the shelf: my recent experience in South Asia

Michelle Laurie

The K-Hub is funded by the Asian Development Bank for three years and has some additional funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (specifically on the topic of innovative sanitation). Step 4: Identify decision makers, key actors and relationships.

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Making sure your research doesn’t sit on the shelf: my recent experience in South Asia

Michelle Laurie

The K-Hub is funded by the Asian Development Bank for three years and has some additional funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (specifically on the topic of innovative sanitation). Step 4: Identify decision makers, key actors and relationships.

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The State of Social Network Analysis in Business: LINKS Workshop Report

21st Century Organization

My SNA interest dates to joining Patti Anklam 's "Emergent Learning Network" in 2003, inserting, with help from Rob Cross , an influence question in the Online Communities in Business 2004 Study (co-authored with Joe Cothrel). Here's what I learned.

Start a Content Business

Ken Carroll

Which takes us to another lesson learned: With an audience comes all manner of other income-generating possibilities. We set out to solve the problem of helping people learn the Chinese language. And as with Seth, the lessons learned take us back to the three competencies: 1.

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Big day for Big Society Network

Social Reporter

That changed today with a brief announcement, also covered by Third Sector , that the ASDA Foundation would act as a partner and funder for the project. The Network also provides a Q and A here about its relationship with government and other issues.

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How about celebrating the 20 year history of community networking and hyperlocal

Social Reporter

As usual on these occasions Will Perrin, Sarah Hartley and Mike Rawlins did a great job of semi-organising the crowd into self-managed sessions about everything from WordPress plugins to crowdfunding, and “surviving the abusive relationship with Facebook”, and stimulating lots of energising conversations in between. The Tinder Foundation has been particularly successful in developing and maintaining a network of local centres.

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Digital Citizenship


It’s defined by the Citizenship Foundation as “enabling people to make their own decisions and to take responsibility for their own lives and their communities.”. What can we learn from them?

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Networking Reconsidered

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

In this world, it is not who you know, but what you learn from, and with, who you know. Accessing this kind of knowledge requires long-term trust based relationships and a deep understanding of context. Large contact databases don't particularly help in this quest and, in fact, can subvert our efforts to build the kinds of relationships that matter the most. Accessing tacit knowledge requires a learning disposition and an ability to attract, rather than simply reaching out.

People Powered Change needs ppchange communications

Social Reporter

million support for 25 social entrepreneurs though Unltd, £830,000 for the Your Square Mile online system for local communities, and £820,000 for the Young Foundation. How will projects share experience, learn from each other, and inspire others?

Re-visiting the challenge of networking civil society as Khub closes

Social Reporter

Social networks enable a wider range of connections: how to find people and develop relationships. There are a bewildering variety of methods and tools: how to choose and learn to use. The Plunkett Foundation has now taken on Fiery Spirits and I hope they are able to integrate it with their other ambitious developments.

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The joys of collaborating

Viv Mcwaters

Basically it’s like this: When you’re operating in the known/simple domain where cause and effect have a direct relationship, co-ordination is what’s needed. Complexity is unpredictable, and collaborating is adaptable; complexity is messy – it’s difficult to work out the question, let alone the answer – and collaborating involves bringing together a diversity of people and talents to improvise and test possible approaches, all learning as you go.

Stories, Flash Mobs and Community Matters

Nancy White

I’m in Denver this week at the “ Community Matters &# conference from the Orton Family Foundation. The intellect and attention to detail of the planning perspective melded with the recognition of the power of relationship, connection, passion and emotion is a powerful mix.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 12, 2007 What Ive Learned About Love, and About Myself I have learned an enormous amount over the last month from people I havecome to love. I always get a kind of high when I am learning a lot,and these days Ive been walking around with a goofy smile all thetime, and crying, both joyfully and empathetically, more than usual. In the process of loving and Letting-Myself-Change I have learned someimportant new things about love, and about myself.

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Dynamic communities supported by hobbled donors?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Businesses have had to accept the idea that they need to make an effort to accelerate individual and collective learning -- and a community of practice approach is both natural and actionable. A young woman sitting next to me described the project she was working on; she said it was a difficult project because it involved bringing foundations together to talk about how they could work together on a set of knotty issues.

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Emerging Autopoietic Communities – Scalability of Knowledge Transfer in Complex Systems

John Tropea - Delicious Community

learned in our respective practices, to be fully effective, knowledge management requires a foundational theory of. Several loop processes for organizational learning. learning). [23], knowledge sharing through trusting, working relationships). network of knowledge sharing relationships with other people. knowledge/acceptance by individual participants of their learned roles in the. Hall, “Biological nature of knowledge in the learning.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 29, 2007 Life Lessons: Love, Leadership, and Let-Self-Change I vebeen learning a lot in the past couple of weeks. This learning has allcome from conversations, not from reading or research. Ithink Jon and I agreed to disagree on this, but perhaps thats becauseI have more faith than most people in the ability of the majority to learn to self-manage.Wild creatures learn the five steps of self-management through acombination of intuition, play and experimentation.

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