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5 ways how drawing helps you think better

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And that is because there is something special about visualizing what you know – as compared to merely saying or writing it down.

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Net-Map facilitation pointers: Links

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Let me start sharing them with you too – starting with everything I know about links: Net-Map Facilitation Pointers: Links. Links. Being friends.

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8th of June: Join us for a Net-Map intro training in Reston, Virginia

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Because you know very little about swimming until you jump in the water. On the 8th of June I will offer one morning and one afternoon session.

How do you play status games?

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Can you really refuse to play a status game, if the other person insists? picture copyright by Dano on flickr). I must say, I’d rather not.

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The Network of Europe’s E. Coli (EHEC) Crisis

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Does this look like a killer? picture by yogendra174 on flickr). Coli outbreak (just how messy? These CNN and Newsweek articles give some insight).

Change: (You) say it, (I) do it (maybe…)

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Or the other way round. picture by psp. There might be people out there, who find all the change they need within themselves. Can I let go? Of what?

Strange

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This is what I wrote: “I’m German and live in Washington DC for 2 1/2 year now, before I lived and worked in Ghana, West Africa.

Well, I don’t know…

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And that reminded me of a situation in Ghana, where my young colleague was able to turn around this “I’ll rip your presentation to shreds&# atmosphere in the room into true helpfulness and support. I’m always interested in new challenges and I might have been in my own comfort zone for too long. kind of talks.

You know it (you just don’t know it)

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It’s been a while but the first time that this “power of Net-Map&# really became clear to me was probably when looking at communication networks in pro-poor Avian Influenza prevention in Ghana and Ethiopia. You know about everything there is to know in your subject area. I know close to nothing about it.

How can your business grow without loosing that great start-up energy?

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One colleague of mine in Ghana was really passionate about starting things from scratch and getting them going. That’s a question I Net-Mapped with a friend yesterday, whose consultancy business grew from 3 to 25 people in the last 5 years (congrats!). and “We will give our whole hearts to get there.&#

How can your business grow without loosing that great start-up energy?

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One colleague of mine in Ghana was really passionate about starting things from scratch and getting them going. That’s a question I Net-Mapped with a friend yesterday, whose consultancy business grew from 3 to 25 people in the last 5 years (congrats!). and “We will give our whole hearts to get there.&#

Growth

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In every project I do I learn something new, about corruption in Ghana or rice par-boiling in northern Nigeria. Profound moments happen at the unlikeliest times and places. This morning on the metro I was reading The Change Handbook (Holman, Devane and Cady) when all of a sudden I had a new insight about growth. And more people?

The structural logic behind corruption

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My friends in northern Ghana though agreed that a road contractor who wasn’t prepared to pay his 10% to everyone involved would not get any jobs and so, by definition, not be a road contractor. As if it was always the decision of this one corrupt individual to take or give bribes. Have a look at her case study.

Moses Abukari writes: Sharing Net-Map among Development Practitioners

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In June 2008, IFAD organized a one-day knowledge event where I shared Net-Map based on an IFAD case study I did together with Eva and Jennifer Hauck in Ghana. We also used Net-Map to facilitate multistakeholders learning and sharing knowledge at an IFAD Knowledge Profiling in Ghana. Net-Mapping in Mali.

What others write about Net-Map at the Knowledge ShareFair

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In Ghana and Mali, IFAD used Net Map ( [link] ) to map power asymmetries in pro-poor rural water. The network managers at IFAD will use this information to help participants work together more and learn about each others’ expertise.

Software success in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

The BBC posted an article on software success in Ghana. (I I copied the picture from there). What you see in the picture is the way it works.

Vlogging in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Click to Play I'm introducing the network GINKS in Ghana into the art of vlogging (not that I'm a specialist but I'm one step ahead of them).

Culture: coffins in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Ghana there are very special coffins in all kind of forms (planes, beer bottles, Nokia cellphones see photo).

Practical examples: CoPs in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

During the tech forum in Ghana I did a presentation on communities of practice and we asked for questions and examples of CoPs in Ghana.

Technology and the eclipse in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

It was amazing to see how cold it became and how weird the light was.

Technology: energizing communities in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

In this webcast Mrs. Rosemond Kumah, the coordinator of ISODEC in Tamale, Northern Ghana talks about the way a video attracts people in a community in Ghana and influencing their thinking about girl's migration to the south. I think technologies in general have the potential to be exiting- and get people enthusiastic.

Culture: A presentation in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

We invited Mr. Boateng, board member from GAPVOD , a Ghanaian umbrella organisation for NGOs to talk about his experiences with networks in Ghana, so that GINKS can benefit from these lessons. I will add a picture later! Yesterday we had a meeting with GINKS members interested in discussing network membership and sustainability issues.

Culture: the functioning of networks in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Ad hoc networks come together and dissolve after the work is done. GINKS should not educate people on ICT4D, but rather help members to do so.

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How to explain blogging in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

(picture:openingsceremony training web2.0 for journalists, source penplusbytes) I'm still catching up with my bloglines.

Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

It helps Ghana's newly privatized media, as well as its merchants, create the commercial culture necessary for their advancement." He is using Val Day to support the insurgent position that even in Ghana the relationship between husband and wife is the central fact of marriage. 6, 2002

Technology: embeddedness and escape in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Moreover each configuration exemplifies quite different poverty reduction strategies deployed by poor urban Ghanaians.

Technology: the relevance of web2.0 in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

today in Ghana and thought it would be quite web2.0 I did a presentation on web2.0 to blog some parts of the discussion before sharing it with my colleagues. :) Web2.0 was seen as very interesting, new and mindboggling. Blogging could be a nice way of practising and nurturing that skill in my opinion or you may think of podcasting/webcasting.

The tech forum in Ghana meets face-to-face

Joitske Hulsebosch

Today I co-facilitated a meeting of the 'tech forum' a group of ICT technicians who are active in ICT4D. That's a process in itself.

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Technology: Dutch most computer literate and Ghana's rapidly changing telecommunications market

Joitske Hulsebosch

The picture shows the webroom of the Ghana dot gov project, a portal into Ghana. A nice combination for a blog post on technology?

Pratical example: Obstacles to knowledge sharing experienced by a network in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Unfortunately the video is very, very dark and I thought editing would help, but it didn't. Powered by Castpost

Practical example: Ghana 22nd of June 16:15

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Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Note: I am NOT saying the Press don’t need to be protected – Australia currently rank 28th between Ghana and Suriname for our press “freedoms ” and we’re heading DOWN the list. AG George Brandis ‘I don’t regard bloggers as journalists.’ ’ — Latika Bourke (@latikambourke) March 16, 2015.

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It's-not-information-overload-but-filter-failure

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You can not be as active in 50 networks (I've seen NGOs in Ghana try this!). This quote is from Clay Shirky. So we have to filter out quality.

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My social learning experiences

Joitske Hulsebosch

I worked in Sekondi-Takoradi in Ghana in an advisory team. I choose the topic: my example of social learning. Why this topic?

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How can social media support learning alliances/multistakeholder processses?

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Ghana we have a collaborative forest management forum. Some time ago I was asked to facilitate a session on this topic. What do you think?

SMS To Email

Joitske Hulsebosch

No more technical bandwith excuses not to blog in ghana. this is a test to blog by mobile phone from tamale.

Those little stress moments caused by technology hurdles.

Joitske Hulsebosch

In Ghana, we could not book a direct flight to cut costs and then had to change planes in London. The mini-stress moments. And self testing.

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The lion and the hunter

Joitske Hulsebosch

I found this image on the weblog of my friend Denise who lives in Ghana and she gave me permission to use it. Unfortunately the web2.0

How personal do you make your online personal branding?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I share my background working with SNV in Mali, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana. My daughter thinks I''m a complete loser on Instagram.

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Some bloggers meet

Joitske Hulsebosch

Bensah , one of the most fanatic bloggers in Ghana. He is an author for the globalvoices for Ghana. I met Emmanuel through his blog.